Raised over $770 for Charity Water! Thank you everyone!

Rally for Education thanks everyone’s participation and charitable donations. We all raised over $770 for Charity Water. Donations fund construction of water wells that provide safe, drinking water to people in developing nations. A video of Charity Water’s development.

Photos of Rally for Education’s first tournament is provided courtesy of Saru Photography – Hubert Duong can be found at http://saru.zenfolio.com/p1729519

Next tournament will be hosted in DFW area in mid-August. Keep an eye out for the details!

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FIRST EVER TOURNAMENT COMING SOON TO ARLINGTON, TX. AUGUST 8, 2009

This is our 1st Annual RALLY FOR EDUCATION Tournament.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

All proceeds and donations will directly support Charity Water to construct school facilities, provide educational materials, and provide for dedicated teachers in 12 Darfur villages.

Here are the details of the tournament:

When: Saturday, Aug. 8, 2009

Where: UTA Tennis Center
909 W. Greek Row
Arlington, Texas 76013

Time: 8:00am-9:00pm (possibly earlier)

What to bring:
Your own racket, sweat towel, water bottle, one new can of balls (will have new cans available for purchase at registration table for $3).

Registration: $15 minimum donation per person, must be at least 15 years old

Divisions:
Men’s Singles- Competitive/Non-Competitive
Women’s Singles- Competitive/Non-Competitive
Mixed Doubles

Winners:1st, 2nd, and 3rd place for each division will receive medals

Play Format:

1. Best of 3 sets (each set is to 6)
2. If score is 1-1, a regular Tie-break will be played on 3rd set.
3. No-Ad Scoring
4. Single elimination
5. Winners are responsible for reporting the score to the registration table.
6. Each singles/doubles team must have a new unopened can of balls (1 can=3 balls) to the tournament. Winner takes unopened can to next round.

Forfeit time: 15 minutes after game time

Disqualification: Unsportsmanlike behavior (so keep it friendly) or if you have registered but have not paid your registration 1 hour before your game starts.

Sign up now! First come, first serve registration. There will be a limit of 16 players for competitive brackets, 8 players for non-competitive brackets, and 16 teams for mixed doubles. We will collect registration donations the day of the tournament, however we appreciate it if you can pay early in person with either Huong Duong or John Ting in order to guarantee your spot in the tournament.

Please feel free to call or email if you have any questions about the tournament. We will keep you updated if there are any changes.

Thank you for supporting clean, drinking water in developing countries.

For more information please visit http://www.charitywater.org

Sincerely,
Huong Duong
Project Coordinator
682-554-5166
tennisfordarfur@gmail.com

Thanks to our sponsors:
Univ. of North Texas’ Delta Sigma Phi Fraternity – Gamma Xi Chapter

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Univ. of Texas at Arlington’s Vietnamese Students Association

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and the UTA Tennis Center

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