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Jan 19, 2011

SD Digest 1-19-11

Space Dragons,

Have you filled out the attendance poll?  Hurry before it closes at 7 PM TONIGHT (& every Wednesday night)!  You can now fill out the attendance poll 2 weeks in advance!
Please see attached spreadsheet for your payment status


1. TEMPE -- March 26/27
  • Please RSVP if you have not done so (yes, we want to know if you're NOT going make it as well)
  • We're registered for:
    • 2 mixed boats
    • Open (men's), Women, Masters
    • 250m, 1000m
  • Lots of racing opportunities!  Encourage each other to sign up & attendance practice
  • NO FLAKE rule enforced: Feb 27
  • Lodging:
    • info on Evite
    • make your roommate arrangements and update your Evite response with lodging info
    • last day for hotel cancellation: March 10
  • Transportation:
    • we're looking into chartering a bus for the weekend (leaving from the South Bay)
    • seats up to 47 passengers; minimum 35 passengers to keep cost below $100/person for the whole weekend
    • please update Evite response on your interest in the charter bus option
  • $80 2011 team dues payable to Space Dragons
  • $35 Tempe race fees payable to Space Dragons

2.  BEACH CLEAN UP
  • Again good job for everyone who have participated in the beach clean ups
  • Our efforts have been recognized by both the SCDBC and the City of Long Beach
  • Check out the Certificate from the city here
  • Let's keep up the good work!

3.  SOUTH BAY WEDNESDAY WORKOUT
  • It is that time of the week again!
  • Coach Em is leading the South Bay workouts
  • This week's emphasis: BACK & SHOULDERS
  • Check out details here
  • Email Coach Em if you plan to attend
  • Feel free to put together your regional workout group if you're not in the South Bay -- it's great to have workout buddies!

4.  COACHES CORNER

5.  SOCIAL HOUR -- Feb 5
  • 1st social hour of the year -- First Fridays at the Natural History Museum
  • The entire Natural History Museum stays open from 5pm - 10 pm and features musical performances by fresh and innovative artists., exciting scientific discussion, adult drinks, and behind-the-scenes curatorial tours.
  • Go here to buy museum admission tickets ONLY http://www.ticketweb.com/snl/VenueListings.action?venueId=19196
  • Note: pool your friends together to purchase tickets to share the "service charge"
  • Check out the blog post

6.  2nd ANNUAL SOCAL DB PADDLERS BOWLING TOURNAMENT
  • Meet other local DB paddlers and show off your bowling skills
  • Hosted by the Splashing Flyers
  • Details here
  • Email Step if interested

7.  ALCAN -- June 11/12
  • RSVP and lodging info on Evite
  • Vancouver is in Canada so you'll need your passport!
  • Get your passport or renew (must be valid through Jan 2012) it now

8.  2011 LONG BEACH TOURNAMENTS

  • Don't forget to update your Evites if things change
  • Baby LB (May 1)
  • Big LB (July 30-31)