Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Pentathlon Olympic Class Finals - Benderson Park

Updated countries arriving at Sarasota' Benderson Park to compete for the Pentathlon Olympic Class Finals are:

1. Argentina
2. Belarus
3. Bulgaria
4. Brazil
5. Canada

6. China
7. Cuba
8. Czech Republic
9. Egypt
10. Finland

11. France
12. Great Briton
13. Germany
14. Guatemala
15. Hungry

16. Ireland
17. Italy
18. Japan
19. Kazakhstan
20. South Korea

21. Latvia
22. Lithuania
23. Mexico
24. Poland
25. Russia

26. Turkey
27. Ukraine
28. USA

Many thanks to Pauline Mitchel n friend Nance, plus Tampa Chinese School n Clearwater Dance Troop, SACS will be offering 4 major entertainments for Pentathlon on May 7th and May 8th. We shall have plural Chinese Lions dancing on Saturday May 7th, from noon to 12:30 and again from 3:30 to 4 pm.

May 5th 5:30 pm Opening Ceremony at Ringling Museum Courtyard: All of us plus friends are invited to the official opening ceremony. VIPs will be President of The International Olympic Committee Mr. Thomas Bach n Olympic Secretary-General Thani al-Kuwari from Qatar, a future host for summer Olympic game.

For Closing Ceremony on May 8th at 4:30 pm, we will offer Scottish windpipe, followed by an international dance with multi nation costumes. We also will be providing a Jazz Band to play on Sunday from noon to 4 pm.

SCAS and GCAA are both invited to be partners of Benderson Park. We are submitting our logos for printing of the brochures.

Volunteer positions will be available online for registration very soon. All volunteers will be given a T shirt, free lunches and free ice cold beverages. Volunteers will have the most rewarding experience in mingling with our favorite Olympian athletes. We will have our own tent to do our Sister Cities promotions.

We have many more hundreds of tickets to give out. I shall bring a large stack to the CD meeting.

All tickets are FREE for the three days.

More detailed sign-up and schedules will follow shortly by Eblast.

We look forward to your participation. This event will be the last Pentathlon that will take place in Sarasota. It is a very rare and memorable World Class Sports Event in our own backyard.

Best Regards

Irene Leung