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Jan 9, 2013

SD Digest 1/9/13

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

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.
-         $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.

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
            No? Hooray! Thank you!
            …because if you do, you’re gonna get called out. Very, very soon.

-- Your Captains