NOTE: 10AM to 4PM (not Noon -5, as previously announced)
Xmas Jam - Midwest
-December 27-29, 2004
-Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
NEW EARLIER TIMES!!!
-10 to 4, All three days
-Free to All!
-Rooms at the Hyatt, usually $300+, only $79
-See details below.
-Reduced rate parking: $7
-Previously announced Free Parking is no longer available.
Come out and shred with us!
This is a time-structured event with 15-minute footbag demonstrations running on the hour
interactive area where kids learn to play footbag.
We are looking for volunteers to help with teaching the interested spectators how to play
and how to play foot-c net. We would like our expert players to prepare a 15-minute
that they will perform on our stage as a part of the event.
This event is free and we are not pursuing sponsors this year, but in order to give out a
each of the spectators that try the sport we are trying to raise $500 to purchase 2000
give away over the weekend. We are asking a voluntary donation of $10 or more from each
and if you know anyone who would like to donate over $100 to go directly to providing
each participant, we can arrange donations to be tax-deductible.
This year's event takes place at McCormick Place in Chicago (as a part of
"Holiday Sports Festival"), Illinois on December 27-29.
We are also running a fun event on Wednesday called "All Shred" that will ensure that all
to shred with all of our top professionals, including many BAP members. We will have
shred circles" with 1 pro per circle and a rotation schedule, with loud music and fun for
The Holiday Sports Fest is an event designed to introduce all kinds of sports to the
and each sport has an interactive area where kids can try them out. Some sports also have
tournaments going on, such as Volleyball, Soccer and 3-on-3 Basketball (and now, Footbag).
Free Parking and Free Admission to the event, this is a great event to bring the family
I want to thank the generous sponsors who I anticipate will be on board this year: Freedom
and Foot-C Net. Regardless of whether they sponsor the event, we are greatful that they
such consistent support of the sport of footbag over the years, and I believe they deserve
HYATT REGENCY CHICAGO - 2233 S. Martin L. King Dr. - Chicago, Illinois 60616-9985.
Connected to the event site through tunnels, this hotel is an AWESOME deal for only $75 a
sure to tell them you are with the "Mayors Holiday Sports Festival". Last year there were
available at the last minute, but no guarantees on that... so call them direct NOW at:
Tel: +1 312 567 1234 and ask for Reservations.
If the footbag.org/events website doesn't answer your questions,
contact me directly.
See ya there!
Created Thursday, September 23rd, 2004, 08:39am (PDT); last update
Tuesday, December 7th, 2004, 07:12am (PST).