New Years Jam for Freestyle and Net

Event Listing

New Years Jam for Freestyle and Net

Contact:

Scott Davidson

E-mail: enlightener@footbag.org
Phone: Email for current #
Location:
~600 Harrison
Oak Park, IL
USA
December 29-30, 2001  (concluded)
Location:
McCormick Place Expo Center
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Events Offered:
Freestyle Shred Contest (TBA),Net Competition of 
some kind, (TBA), Not sure if we will be allowed to offer 
prize money at this event, we are pursuing that answer 
right now.
Event Details:
New Years Jam

Freestylers AND Net Players Unite... for the greatest shred and spike 
fest that footbag has ever seen!

Mark your calendars!
December 28-30, 2001 
Friday, Saturday and Sunday - 9-6 (We might get a late start Friday)

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NEW HOTEL UPDATE!!! 
Great rates at Hyatt "Chicago" McCormick Place (same hotel from 
worlds'99, and indoor walking tunnels to the event)!
Call 1-800-233-1234 or 1-312-567-1234
Make reservations for "Holiday Sports Festival"
Rooms (normally over $300/night) are $69/night for a King or 2 Double 
beds.
OR "Business Plan" Doubles (include Breakfast, Free Local Phone, 15 
minute long distance phone card) at $89/night.
Rooms are available for the nights of December 25th to 30th, 2001.


Chicago's McCormick Place
Main Convention Hall.
If you made it out last year, you know the size of this event is immense!  
Larger than last year, the total event will occupy the ENTIRE McCormick 
place South AND North floors.  Huge.
This is called the Holiday Sports Festival and is run by the Mayors Office 
of Special Events.  We will have subflooring (like the Volleyball had last 
year) for 2 net courts AND still more for the freestylers.  There is a giant 
banner being hung from the 50' ceiling that says "FOOTBAG" and we are 
included in this years program as an official event.  There will be the 
Harlem Globetrotters and some of the Bulls at the Basketball area, 
there is soccer, baseball, fishing and many other events going on all 
weekend.

Free admission.
Reduced ($5) Parking at adjacent lot to event. (Usually $10 per car, it is 
extremely rare that they reduce the parking rates at the convention 
parking lots, we are thankful for this)

If you are coming into town and want to stay in a hotel, we are arranging 
a deal at the Hyatt.  If you want to save money and stay at one of our host 
homes, please contact us ASAP, first come first served (we have lots of 
space though).  See above paragraph for hotel info.

The City of Chicago Web Site for Holiday Sports Fest is:
http://www.cityofchicago.org/SpecialEvents/HolidaySportsFest.html

Sponsors include:
Mayors Office of Special Events, McCormick-Pier Authority and 
Communications Direct (Eric Cokee).

Stay tuned for more information!
Created Thursday, August 2nd, 2001, 06:09am (PDT); last update Friday, October 26th, 2001, 12:10pm (PDT).
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