This Frisbee Clears Landmines Tournament 2013

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This Frisbee Clears Landmines Tournament 2013


This Frisbee Clears Landmines Tournament 2013

Updated May 15, 2013:

Every year, thousands of men, women and children are killed or injured by landmines in dozens of countries around the world. The only way to ensure that these injuries and accidents stop is to completely remove all landmines from the ground, an expensive and time-consuming process. Well, we’re going to help get a few more landmines out of the ground and hopefully have a little fun doing it.

 

The "This Frisbee Clears Landmines Tournament" will take place at Anacostia Park in Washington, DC; all participants should arrive no later than 9:30 am for registration and team assignments.

The tournament is open to all and will follow a “Hat Tourney” format. What’s a Hat Tourney, you say? In a Hat Tourney, all the participants show up at 9:30 am, put their name in a hat and from that hat, names will be drawn to form 15-person teams. Those teams will then be put into groups and play three games each. If there are enough teams, we’ll have a final championship match.

For players new to the game, we will host a skills clinic from 8:30 am to 9:30 am that will also cover some of the basic concepts of the game.

Since the Tournament is on the Fourth and what’s the Fourth without a barbecue, we’ll have some grills going for lunch and snacks. MAG will have a table in case you want to learn more about landmines and their work.

To register, you can either show up on the Tournament day with your $20 donation to MAG America, or you can pre-register by making your $10 donation via Tournament’s dedicated First Giving page. You should feel free to donate more, if you so choose or if you can’t make the tournament, but want to contribute, your support would be welcome.

For more information about the tournament, please email me at michael.patrick.moore@gmail.com.

For more information about MAG America, please visit their webpage at www.magamerica.org. 

For more information about Ultimate Frisbee and the Washington Area Frisbee Club, please visit WAFC’s webpage at www.wafc.org

For more information about landmines and mine action, as well as information about other landmine awareness raising activities, please visit the US Campaign to Ban Landmines webpage at www.uscbl.org, and the Lend Your Leg campaign website at www.lendyourleg.org

Thanks, and I look forward to seeing you on the 4th!

Michael P. Moore

www.LandminesinAfrica.org

michael.patrick.moore@gmail.com

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