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TEAM RICHMOND 2008 The City of Richmond will be competing in the U.S. Youth Games July 16-20 in Oakland, Ca. We need your support!

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1 TEAM RICHMOND 2008 The City of Richmond will be competing in the U.S. Youth Games July in Oakland, Ca. We need your support!

2 What is the US Youth Games? The US Youth Games was conceived in 1966, in New York, to offer urban youth an opportunity for recreational and cultural growth through inner city competition. This is a National Olympic style event Teams from New York, New Jersey, South Carolina, Alabama, San Francisco, Oakland, and, or course, Richmond will compete. The US Youth Games is held in a different host city each year. This year it is hosted in Oakland. In 2009 it will be hosted in Orlando, Florida.

3 Sporting Events 15U Basketball (boys and girls) 15U Soccer (boys and girls) Track & Field Swimming Tennis Golf Chess Flag Football Bowling Academic Bowl

4 Why Compete? This is a “once in a lifetime” opportunity for our Youth. Our Youth will meet and make friends with people from around the Country. Richmond will be on a National Stage. It will bring a sense of pride and morale to our community. Positive Publicity

5 The Venues Cal Berkeley Dorms (houses Athletes) The Oakland Coliseum (Closing Ceremonies) Laney College (Track & Field, Swimming, Basketball and Opening Ceremonies) Davis Tennis Stadium Chabot Golf Course Bushrod Recreation Center (Flag Football) Oakland Tech Soccer Stadium AT&T Park (Giants vs. Milwaukee)

6 Participant Costs Entry Fee: $ Per Athlete Entry Fee (without lodging) Entry Fee *($200 to stay in Cal Berkeley Dorms) Uniforms: $35 - $65 for Team Richmond Uniform (depending on sport) Total Cost: Between $200 - $300 per Athlete Team Costs: (Example Basketball) 10 Players x $175 = $ (entry fees) 10 Players x $65 = $ (uniforms) Total $ Soccer has Players---Chess 4----Golf 8 ect…

7 What do We Get for Our $ Meals and transportation provided for Coaches and Athletes Medals and Awards T-Shirts and Backpacks (US Youth Games) Organized Tournaments Closing Ceremony Dance (Oakland Coliseum) A lifetime of Memories (priceless) Team Richmond Warm Ups Tickets to Giants vs. Brewers

8 We Need Sponsors $50 Sponsors receive a Team Richmond T- Shirt. $250 Athlete Sponsors receive a Team Richmond Jacket Team Sponsors will have their logo on our T-Shirts We are trying to raise $20,000 for our entire team of Athletes.

9 Team Richmond Logo

10 Who to Contact Troy Porter, Team Richmond City Coordinator Make Donation or Sponsor Checks payable to: Richmond Friends of Recreation/youth games P.O. Box Richmond, CA Or drop checks in person at: Richmond Recreation Dept Macdonald Ave Richmond, Ca 94804


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