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2018 Pre-Season Practices started Sat November 4th!

Jan 9, 2013

SD Digest 1/9/13

ONE twooooo Three,  ONE twooooo Three …
If you haven’t heard it already, you will SOON!

1.  PRACTICE
2013 Season has BEGUN!
   - Attendance is being taken
   - Land drills are being run
   - 9:00a both Sat AND Sun (9:30-11:00 on the water)
   - 1st race is in Tempe, March 23-24, time to start training!

** Practice Poll (fill it out and keep it updated with changes)!

2.  2013 Dues!
-   Have you Heard?!!!  ** No Increase ** Our very successful 2012 fundraising efforts helped cancel out increases in registration and tournament fees.  What does his mean?
-   Dues stay at the low 2012 rate of $100 adult, $50 minor (under 18)
-   As always, cash or checks payable to Space Dragons, give to Denise, Roger or Robert
-   If you need to make installment arrangements, contact captains, we are very flexible!
-   Thank You for your early payment! We have already paid out registrations for SCDBC, Tempe and Vancouver!

3.  2013 Alcan Dragon Boat Festival (VANCOUVER) – Fri Jun 21 – Sun Jun 23 
-   Time is ticking!  We have 1 boat, let’s make it 2! 
-   While our regular warm up tournaments, Tempe and Baby LB, are still in play
-   Start your plans now for Vancouver! 
Things to consider:
    * Time off: Try to schedule arrival Thu or early Fri to available for a Fri practice in Vancouver!
    * Passport: Canada travel requires a passport, it must be valid through Jan 2014(6mo from travel date)
    * Travel Costs: Start saving today! One less beer a week is already $200 saved ;)
    * Evite: Check out evite and sign up (Yes, Maybe, No) and keep it updated =)
    * Questions: Have questions? Need convincing? Ask your favorite vet!

4.  CPR Certification for All Steers!  Sat Feb 23rd, 8:30a-12:30p 
RSVP for CPR class on the Evite  ALL year-around steers (practice and tournament) will need to be CPR-certified by June 9th. In your Evite response please include your:
Full name
Team name
Specify: steer, coach/captain, or paddler.
Thanks!
-         $35 Fee will be covered for steers already certified or who will be certified by CPR class date only
-         If you are not a steer, feel free to participate in this opportunity, but you will be responsible for the $35 class fee.

CHARITIES!
5.  SCDBC School Painting
-   On Saturday, January 19th, the SCDBC is going to use its off-season to give back to the community by working with Compton Initiative to paint a school in Compton. Invite friends and family; the more the merrier! Evite!

psst… do you guys still owe dues or fees from 2012? YEP fees or auctions, perhaps? 
            Yes? Then pay up!
            Not sure? Then email captains@spacedragons.org.
            No? Hooray! Thank you!
            …because if you do, you’re gonna get called out. Very, very soon.

-- Your Captains