TOURNAMENT BY BEATING TEAM PHILIPPINES 15-10! CONGRATULATIONS ALSO TO
LAUREN "BARBIE" REED FOR WINNING MYTHICAL 7 AND TO TAO FOR WINNING MALE MVP!
The usual: Wednesday 8-10pm on outdoor astro turf fields at ZhiChunLu.
Directions: Take subway line 10 / 13 to ZhiChunLu, exit from G1 and the fields will be about 100 meters to the right past the chuanr stands.
For June, our pick-up fees are:
Single session: RMB35
Four sessions: RMB120 (upfront payment, cannot carry over to July)
Five sessions: RMB135 (upfront payment, cannot carry over to July)
For details, visit www.beijingultimate.com.
***Events and Happenings***
- Check out Jim and Tao's Quiz Night at Kro's Nest. 8pm onwards, every Thursday. 35 Xiaoyun Lu with prizes to be won after every round.
- Summer League! We are looking to start Summer League the last weekend of June. Details will be emailed out later, so stay tuned. Last year we had close to 100 people signed up!
1) Hong Kong Tournament: Oct 22 - 23
1) Pyongyang Hat Tournament: THAT'S RIGHT! YOU DID READ CORRECTLY! ULTIMATE IN NORTH KOREA! August 25 - 30. Dray from South Korea is organizing this. Check out details on facebook (or at the bottom of this email) http://www.facebook.com/home.php#!/event.php?eid=143488965716804
2) Singapore Tournament: Sept 17 - 18
***Farewell and Welcome***
If you have any announcements you would like made to the community, email Alicia (aliciasy...@gmail.com) before Sunday of each week so we can include in these weekly updates.
*Ultimate Frisbee in North Korea. The most interesting sports thing you've ever done.*
The cost will be 890 Euros. This includes flights from and back to Beijing, tourist stuff Saturday and Monday, pizza, all other food that isn't pizza, hotel, fields, entertainment. Visa fee (not optional, 50 Euro) and ticket to the mass games (optional, but would be weird not to go: 80, 100, 150 or 300 Euro options) will be extra. North Korean microbrewed beer will be extra, but cheap. (and good)
The itinerary includes two full days and three nights of touring. The tournament is a one day hat. We leave Beijing early Saturday and return early Tuesday. Participants should be in Beijing by Friday afternoon in order to collect visas get final info at Koryo Tours.
All nationalities except South Korean can participate.
Write an email to pyongyang...@gmail.com if interested in attending and want more info.
If you know you're in, write si...@koryogroup.com and ask for the necessary forms to get it going.
It ain't cheap, but it will be amazing. We're looking to get deposits by June 30th.
Tentative Itinerary for Ultimate Frisbee Tour*
Thurs 25th Aug Pickup in Beijing - Introduction to "Extreme Pollution Ultimate", dinner at Dong Bei Ren Restaurant (Not included in tour fee)
Fri 26th Aug Briefing/Collect Visas at Koryo Tours office in Beijing
Sat 27th Aug N/A Arrival by Air Koryo flight from Beijing at 14:20, Fountain Park, Mansudae Grand Monument, Kim Il Sung Square, ARIRANG MASS GAMES
Sun 28th Aug Taesongsan Park for Frisbee Tournament, picnic lunch Frisbee tournament, evening trip to Kaeson Youth funfair, dinner at Korean restaurant
Mon 29th Aug Juche Tower, Mansudae Art Studio, Pyongyang Metro (extended ride on the subway), Arch of Triumph, USS Pueblo, Pizza Restaurant Lunch FRISBEE CLINIC AT LOCAL MIDDLE SCHOOL. Paradise Micro-Brewery, Foreign Languages Bookshop, Farewell dinner at Duck BBQ restaurant, evening Karaoke option.