2016 Dragon Boat Race

Date: Thursday, June 9th, 2016 (a Taiwanese holiday)

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    Please join us as a “Cheerleader” for our 2016 TIGP Race Team.

    Dear Participants, The 50 slots have just been filled. Welcome to sign up on the waiting list! We hope to have at least 10-15 participants on the waiting list. In order to make arrangements for the safety insurance, please fill in the required information for the event organizer. Thank you! Please be informed: ※ Registration deadline is May 31st, 2016 ※ Please register soon. Space is limited. ※ The red asterisk means "required information". ※ Please ensure to click "submit button" at the end of the page. Thank you and please join for this exciting event! Sincerely, TIGP Office --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Videos: (1) View footage of our 42 TIGP participants at their May 14th, 2016 practice: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yw7nDMxKEh4&feature=youtu.be (2) Taipei Local News Channel interview of our 2015 TIGP Dragon Boat Race Team: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yUIK1YSCwm4 (3) Fascinating footage of the Dragon Boat Race in Taipei: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EFp_scNHfWE Important Notice: ※ The TIGP Dragon Boat Crew has 27 competitors composed of 18 paddlers, 1 drummer, 1 flag catcher, and 7 substitutes. ※ TIGP’s Dragon Boat team members were selected during the May 14th's event which included an overview of water safety rules, dragon boat techniques, and boat rowing practice in Keelung River (Video link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yw7nDMxKEh4&feature=youtu.be) . ※ On the Race Day (June 9th): In addition to the 27 students (competitors) chosen to compete on race day, we will also have room on the bus for an additional 23 people to come and cheer our team towards winning the race. Please show your TIGP spirit by participating as a “cheerleader” for our 2016 TIGP Race Team. ※ On the Race Day (June 9th): Please prepare a light lunch to bring with you (sandwiches, rice roll, sushi…) ※ Please inform us immediately if, after you register, your plans change and you cannot attend. (The TIGP Office can give your slot to a person on the waiting list.) ※ Please inform us immediately if you cannot attend after registration . (The TIGP Office can give your slot to a person on the waiting list.) ※ Pictures will be taken to record the Dragon Boat Festival Events and be used in advertising TIGP and Academia Sinica. Thank you and please join us for this exciting event! Contact TIGP Office: Wendy Evans Email: wendytigp@gate.sinica.edu.tw TEL: 2789-9414 Felicia Niu Email: felicianiu@gate.sinica.edu.tw TEL: 2789-9906

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    Dragon Boat Race Day

    ※ Date: Thursday, June 9th, 2016 (A Taiwanese Holiday) ※ Event Time: 9:30 ~ 17:30 ※ Gathering Location: Central Administration (Building No. 10 on AS Map) ※ Race Location: Bei-Tou District ※ Registration Deadline: May 31st, 2016 ※ No registration fee but you must be pre-registered. ※ 50 slots in total including the 27 competitors and 23 "cheerleaders"! (First come, first served basis) ※ Register ASAP (we need to confirm with the insurance company & bus service) Activities: Taste pork rice dumplings (small size) / Receive festival sachets Water God Worshiping Ceremony / Dragon Boat Race / Awards

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