NEW! HOTEL INFORMATION:
Sponsor hotel is Hyatt Regency McCormick Place... the same excellent
hotel as from Worlds99. This is walking distance, through heated
tunnels, to the site. DISCOUNTED Rate of $69.00 is about a $250
SAVINGS over their rack rates. The rooms are available until the "block"
is full, which means first come first serve. You CANNOT BOOK ONLINE,
the rate is only available by calling the hotel directly, asking for
reservations and booking a room under the CODEWORD: "Holiday
Sports Festival" (from Mayors Office of Special Events, to be more
Rooms available through, but NOT INCLUDING New Year's Eve night
(they are fully booked for new years eve), December 26th through
To BOOK ROOMS, call:
Hyatt Regency McCormic (direct number) +1 312 567 1234
(Remember to identify yourself as with the "Holiday Sports Festival")
For Hotel Info, but NOT FOR BOOKING, check out:
NEW: SATURDAY AND SUNDAY FROM NOON to 1:00 we have control
of the MAIN STAGE for footbag demos, this is in addition to our normal
dedicated shred and net areas. All Demo volunteers are welcome, we
will coordinate the actual demo on-site based on attendance.
Come Freestylers, Come Netters, Come Consecutives Mongers of all
ages! This is
a JAM! A free event that gives us a venue to display the sport of footbag
other sports enthusiasts, as well as a chance to JAM until our legs go
Then PARTY to celebrate the beginning of the new millenium! More
will be available here later.
Be a part of a new tradition in Chicago... the Holiday Sports Festival (this
was previously the annual 3-on-3 basketball tournament)!
A free event for spectators that allows competition in Basketball, floor
hockey, nerf football, volleyball and soccer... and hosts interactive zones
featuring: FOOTBAG, Badmitton, Ping Pong, Kick Ball, FourSquare, a
Wall, Fishing Pond, Boxing, toddler sports area and fitness stage.
They are also hosting clinics by Chicago Bears, Chicago Bulls, Chicago
(soccer), Chicago Enforcers (XFL). Chances to win prizes in these
Sponsored by: Chicago Sun-times, Chicago Transit Authroity,
Television, Coca-Cola, Communications Direct, ESPN Radio 1000, FOX
Sports Net, Hyatt Regency at McCormick Place, Sparkling Spring Water,