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Jan 6, 2010

SD Digest 01.06.10

Happy New Year, Space Dragons!

Hope everyone had a great holiday season and ready to train hard. Tempe is 2 months away!  Very important announcements below, please read completely through.

1.  PRACTICE
  • Practice resumes this weekend: same bat time, same bat channel!
  • IMPORTANT: we need headcounts (new SCDBC policy).  Please respond to the poll on the right about whether you plan on attending practice this weekend.  REPLY by Wed (1/6) by 7 PM.
  • Reminder to check this SD blog, Facebook and Twitter throughout the week for updates on practice changes/cancellations. 
  • If you have not signed a 2010 waiver, please see Pearl. No Waiver--No Boat Ride!
2.  MANDATORY TEAM MEETING -- SAT 1/16 (10 AM)
  • Agenda
--Review new SCDBC guidelines and changes and financial impact
--Complete required SCDBC Safety orientation
--Introduce SD Leadership
--Discuss 2010 tournaments, fundraisers, goals

3.  FINANCES

  • 2010 annual dues: $80/paddler (payable to "Space Dragons")
4.  TEMPE -- Mar 27-28
  • RSVP via evite (listed in the email digest)
  • Tournament fee: $35
  • We have a block of 10 rooms with the Tempe Aloft hotel (a Starwood hotel) within walking distance to the race site.
  • Price is $149/night (accommodates 4).  
  • Got roommates? Work it out and have only ONE person book.
  • Most rooms are available for check-in Friday 3/26 and check-out Sunday 3/28 (Monday check-out is possible)
  • Use this link (specific for our team) to reserve your room: see link in email
5.  2010 TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE
  • Tempe: March 27-28  (RSVP on the evite via the email digest)
  • Baby Long Beach: May 2*
  • Boston (new this year): June 12-13*
  • Big Long Beach: July 31-Aug 1*
  • San Francisco: Sept 25-26 (RSVP on the evite via the email digest
      *Evites forthcoming.

6.  NAPLES BOAT PARADE

  • Excellent job Space Dragons!
  • Our festive boat won the THEME Award in the small boat category!
  • Read the recap here
  • Thanks Ceez & Deej for organizing and all the decorators!
7.  ROSE PARADE FLOAT DECORATION
  • Space Dragons had a blast helping decorate La Canada Flintridge's winning float
  • Recap here
  • We had our hands in their Fantasy Trophy win!
  • Thanks Marina for organizing and all the decorators!
♥ Pearl & Tran