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2013 Kansas City Dragon Boat Festival

Dear friends, it is the Dragon Boat Festival time again of the year.

Brush Creek at the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Missouri will be packed with people and dragons for the 9th Annual Dragon Boat Festival on Saturday, June 8 from 9:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. The Kansas City - Xi'an Sister City Committee and the Society for Friendship with China will host the celebration of the Chinese Dragon Boat Festival with stage performances, Children and Adults activities, and Dragon Boat races and Event dinner. This is an event you don't want miss. Please join us on Saturday, June 8, 2013 at Brush Creek at the Country Club Plaza from Broadway Boulevard to Nichols Parkway for a full day of fun.

Chinese food and drink will be available for order on site, please bring enough cash. Volunteering opportunity is available, please call 913 226 1696 or email kccaks@gmail.com for registration.


Chinese Chess Tournament
Looking for something to do and to entertain and maybe win some prizes? Here you go them all: please sign up today for the Chinese Chess Tournament for free! Please send your email to kccaks@gmail.com to reserve your seat! Please include your name, contact number, email address in your registration. Deadline for registration is 5/20/2013.
Date: 6/8/2013
Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Dragon Boat Festival site (plaza)
Prize:
First Place: 4 event dinner tickets; 1 Festival T-shirt; 1 Water Lamp;
Second Place: 2 event dinner tickets; 1 Festival T-shirt, 1 Water Lamp;
Third Place: 1 event dinner ticket; 1 Festival T-shirt, 1 Water Lamp;
Participation: 1 Water Lamp (everyone)
Meanwhile, Chinese go chess, Chess also available for entertaining. 1 Water Lamp (everyone).

KCCA recruit racing members to team up with the Xi'an delegate
If you are from Xian, or somewhere near Xian or you have relatives from Xi'an....Neither you nor your relatives are from Xi'an, it is ok. No worries, as long as you are an active KCCA member, you are qualified! Please sign up to be a boat racer today! The seats are very limited, first come first serve! No previous experience is needed! Sign up by sending email to kccaks@gmail.com today! Please include your name, phone number, email address.

Volunteers opportunities available
As usual, we are looking for your help and support, please sign up for volunteers by sending email to kccaks@gmail.com to be a volunteer on 6/8/2013 for the dragon boat festival! You will get free festival t-shirt, lunch box and a lot of fun! Limit number, first come first serve! (8 am to 4 pm. June 8, 2013, must wear t-shirt all the time). Please call 913 226 1696 if you have any questions.

Dragon Boat Festival Dinner
Limit 50 people, first come first serve! You are welcome to attend the event dinner held at UMKC Pierson Hall on 6/8/2013 at 5:30pm. The regular ticket is $20.00, as an active KCCA member, you and your family or friends will get the discounted price for $10.00/person. It will be buffet style just like our New Year Celebration Dinner. Again send your email to kccaks@gmail.com.