Friday, March 25, 2011

WEEK IN REVIEW: Something's fishy in here

Our last indoor pickup of the year (until winter) is next Wednesday.


Pardon the horrendous pun in the title (picture by Tao)


The newsletter, by Alicia, 3/21:


Pick-up for the next few weeks will ONLY be on Wednesdays, 7-9pm at Beijing City International School (BCIS).
我们在三月份只有周三有pick-up. 晚上7-9点在乐城国际学校.

Big Brother will be practicing on Saturdays for the next month. If you plan to go to Big Brother practice, be there at 130pm to warm-up and throw. Check email for confirmation on time and location!

For March, our pick-up fees are:
Single session: RMB35
Four sessions: RMB120 (upfront payment, cannot carry over to April)
Five sessions: RMB135 (upfront payment, cannot carry over to April)
四次: 120元(不能在四月用)
五次: 135元(不能在四月用)

For details, visit

***Events and Happenings***

This week:
- Beijing Ultimate Community Dinner! Saturday 26 March, 7pm onwards.
Location To Be Confirmed, but we're looking either around Andingmen or Jishuitan area. Details will be sent in an email later. For now, email Alicia at if you want to join us.
- Big Brother practice on Saturdays from 130pm - 430pm Be there at 130pm sharp. For details, email Jim at or Gareth at or Mike at
- Jim and Tao host Quiz at Kro's Nest on Thursday, 8pm onwards. Address: 35 Xiao Yun Lu (near San Yuan Qiao). There will be prizes after every round!

***Farewell and Welcome***

Welcome to: JT

1) Ningbo Hat: April 9 - 10. For more details, contact Lydia at or Cath at Also check out their blog: Shanghai will definitely be sending a party bus over from Shanghai, it will be 200 rmb for bus, 300 rmb for tourney fee, 100-150 rmb for hotel. Contact if you'd like to join them!
2) Tianjin Open: April 16 - 17
3) Nanjing Open: April 23 - 24
4) China Nationals 2011: May 21 - 22 in Beijing. This is the largest annual gathering of Chinese disc players in one tournament. This year we anticipate that it'll be bigger and better than before!
5) Shanghai Open: June 11 - 12

1) The Boracay Open is set for this April 1st to April 3rd! There will be an Open tourney on the 1st, and a Mixed tournament the 2nd and 3rd. More details to follow; for now just save the date!
2) 12th Annual Bali Nusantara Cup is planned for next April 22/23, 2011. They say they have sweet grass fields and you know the beaches are awesome… Check the website ( for details and email with any comments or requests.
3) Jeju Dirty Dozens 2011 will be held on the island April 23/24. If you're planning on going and need a team, email Check out details (need VPN) here:
4) Malaysia Open 2011 will be held on May 21, 22 in Kuala Lumpur.

**For more about happenings around China, check**

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