SUMMER is upon us! Don't let a few gray clouds fool ya. Do you know what summer means? We're in full tilt paddle season! Did you fill out the attendance poll?
1. ALCAN -- 6/12 & 6/13
- Are you ready for the next challenge?
- That's right, Rio Tinto Alcan Dragonboat Festival is one of THE biggest tournament on the West Coast.
- There will be many premiere teams in attendance and we're vying for another spot in the Guts and Glory race! So we need YOU to make this happen.
- Worried about rooming? Don't! Just sign up and make transportation arrangements. Email captains or coaches and we'll help slot you in a room. The hotel is officially booked, but we have extra space available in our rooms!
- Sign up on the Evite if you haven't already!
2. SD SOCIAL -- This Thursday 5/19
- I'm sure you've heard of those delicious Night Markets in Taiwan and Asia - and now it's in LA, too!!
- Space Dragons will be having their next social at the LA Night Market at Yamashiro's from 5pm - 9pm!
- Vendor Foods include delicious tacos, amazing gourmet coffee, ice creams, TOMATOES, fruits, cheeses, alcohol, everything and anything!!
- Free parking and shuttle service located at the Christian Science Church on La Brea & Hollywood Blvd.
- Details here: http://lacityfarm.com/
yamashiro-garden-market.html and http://www. yamashirorestaurant.com/tag/ yamashiro-farmers-market/
- Hope to see you there!!
- Facebook Invite has gone out. If you haven't received it, "friend" Janet! Yay!
3. PAYMENT4. STEERING
5. PADDLING GEAR
- If you have already, please pay your annual dues and tournament fees!
- Don't remember if you've paid? See attached sheet to see for your payment status.
- Cash or checks payable to Space Dragons (may be a single check)
- Interested in learning to steer and become a certified steeersperson?
- Please let the coaches know, we may hold a Space Dragons steering clinic if we have enough interest
5. PADDLING GEAR
- Want your very own paddles, PFDs and other paddling gear?
- Grey Owl wood paddles are $40, customized for your specific length, just let Pearl know what length you'd like!
- We get discounted prices (~20% off retail) on Stohlquist PFDs, check out their models on the website and let Pearl know what model and size you want
- Check out Warmers gloves at REI, REI Outlet sometimes has pretty good deals -- free shipping to stores
- Interested in a carbon fiber paddle? Our paddlers have Trivium (adjustable length), Burnwater, and Kioloa (hybrid). Ask Pearl for details
6. YEAR-END DINNER -- Saturday 12/3
- Pencil this popular event on your calendar!
- Looking for volunteers to help plan the event and make year-end awards, interested person please email Janet
7. NGC EMAIL ACCOUNTS
- NGC email filter is blocking many thing we send and we don't want you to miss any important announcements. So please give us an alternate email!
- If this applies to you, you know who you are. If you don't know what an NGC email account is, don't worry, this doesn't apply to you!