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Beijing Ultimate Weekly Newsletter (week of July 25) / 北京飞盘每周通讯


IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: THANKS TO ALL OF YOU WHO HAVE SIGNED UP FOR SUMMER LEAGUE ALREADY. IF YOU ARE INTERESTED TO PLAY BUT HAVEN'T YET TOLD US, EMAIL TAO (anthonytao13@gmail.com). OR CHECK OUT DETAILS ON www.beijingultimate.com. SUMMER LEAGUE WILL BE ON SATURDAYS, 2 - 5pm. There will be 3 more weeks of Summer League left.

重要宣布:谢谢大家报名参加暑假联赛. 如果你有兴趣参加但还没报名, 可以联系陶 (anthonytao13@gmail.com)。或浏览www.beijingultimate.com. 我们每周六2点之5点大比赛。我们还有三周的暑假联赛.

**Pick-Up**

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.

每周三晚上8-10点在室外知春路玩pick-up. 知春路地铁站出口G1然后走路大概100米

For July, our pick-up fees are:
Single session: RMB35
Three sessions: RMB90 (upfront payment, cannot carry over to August)
Four sessions: RMB120 (upfront payment, cannot carry over to August)

7月的收费:
单次:35元
三次:90元(不能在8月用)
四次: 120元(不能在8月用)

For details, visit www.beijingultimate.com.

**Events and Happenings**

This week:
- 4th week of Summer League! Email Tao at anthonytao13@gmail.com if you want to come out to play, even if it's just for a day! Check out details at www.beijingultimate.com.

**Tournaments**

China:
1) Dalian Open Tournament: Sept 10 - 11
2) Hong Kong Tournament: Oct 22 – 23

International:
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. There is still time to sign up if you're still thinking about it but you will need to sign up soon!
2) Singapore Tournament: Sept 17 – 18
3) Manila Tournament: Nov 25 – 27

**Farewell and Welcome**

Farewell to: Phil "the intern" Sun who left us this past week to go back to school. After a short few weeks where she's organized and hosted her fair share of parties and drunken debauchery, Eileen "Peach" Regan will be leaving us - first heading back to the US then back to Changsha. If you're in Changsha - look her up!

If you have any announcements you would like made to the community, email Alicia (aliciasylui@gmail.com) before Sunday of each week so we can include in these weekly updates.

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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 pyongyanghat@gmail.com if interested in attending and want more info.

If you know you're in, write simon@koryogroup.com and ask for the necessary forms to get it going.

It ain't cheap, but it will be amazing.
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.
Tues 30th Aug 09:00 Air Koryo Flight to Beijing. End of tour.