Boating season is starting soon and it’s almost time for the annual SCOPE Kickoff Party! This year’s party is returning to Baca Marine. Join us for food, drinks, music and dancing. The festivities start at 11:00AM and end at 4:00PM.
Hi Everyone! We are getting excited for the Poker Run this weekend. Here are some details about what is happening and when it’s happening. Take a look at the bottom of this post for information on where the card stops are going to be and what boats to look for at each stop.
10:00AM – 11:00AM Driver’s Meeting for Veterans/Operation Gratitude Boat Rides
11:00AM – 1:00PM Boat rides from Hotel Maya to USS Iowa
1:00PM – 4:00PM Food and Drinks at the Maya
1:00PM – 7:00PM Open Registration and Check-In for the Poker Run – Pick up your Poker Run Packet
7:00PM Dinner – no group dinner planned – this is on your own
9:00AM – 9:30AM Drivers Meeting at Hotel Maya Gazebo (where Catalina Ski Race awards are held)
9:30AM – 10:00AM – Get your crew and boat ready
10:00AM – 10:30AM Parade – Idle to Victory Dock for your first Poker Card
10:30AM Idle to the back of Queen Mary for start of Poker Run
Note: The start will be behind IMCO’s 39′ Nordic – stay at least 500 feet behind the start boat until the flag drops so we can get a good helicopter shot of the start.
11:30AM – 1:00PM Optional lunch at Avalon on your own, drive back to Hotel Maya
1:00PM – 5:00PM Enjoy the pool and drinks at Hotel Maya
6:00PM – 7:00PM Cocktails
7:00PM Dinner with live 80’s cover band, One Hot Mess!
Long Course: Long Beach (Card 1) Newport Beach/Balboa Pier (Card 2) Avalon, Catalina Island – 1/2 Mile off Hamilton Cove (Card 3)
Los Alamitos Bay (Card 4)
Long Beach – Maya Hotel (Card 5)
Long Beach (Card 1)
Newport Beach/Balboa Pier (Card 2)
Los Alamitos Bay (Card 3)
Maya Hotel (Cards 4 & 5)
Orange and White Malibu Ski Boat
Los Alamitos Bay (will be tied to the dock on the right side as you enter Los Alamitos Bay)
White Center Console – Balboa Pier, Newport Beach
White and Blue 45′ Sea Ray – Avalon, Catalina Island
We’re spreading the word for our friends over at the Long Beach Boat and Ski Club, the organizers of the Catalina Ski Race. For those of you who have participated before, you know what an amazing event this is. If you’ve watched but never raced, you should make it happen, it’s an awe-inspiring experience. Here’s all the info the organizers of the race have been sending out. Links to the website and entry form are below:
2016 Catalina Ski Race News!
The Long Beach Boat & Ski Club (LBB&SC) is busy getting ready to again hold the Worlds Greatest Ski Race. We at the LBB&SC want to ensure you have an adequate amount of time to sign up for the 2016 race. Below is information regarding the 2016 entry form and opportunities for a free/discounted entry to the 2016 race. Keep reading to learn more.
Don’t miss the 2016 Catalina Ski race on July 16, 2016.
The 2016 Catalina Ski Race is fast approaching. It is time to get your team in order and signed up for the race. See below the 2016 CSR Entry Form that will need to be completed and returned with your teams corresponding payment. Please also do not forget drivers physical and observers CPR cards.
We at the LBB&SC have decided to make a special offer to completely new teams. We would like to offer any new team a free entry to the 2016 Catalina Ski Race. We are classifying a New Team as a Driver, Navigator, Observer and Skier who have never participated in the Catalina Ski Race. This offer is only valid for new teams who pre-register for the race. We will not be accepting any free entries from new teams after pre-registration closes.
Discounted Entry for Teams Who Need to Dust off Their Equipment!
We at the LBB&SC have decided to make a special offer to teams that have a skier who has not raced the Catalina Ski Race in over 5 years. We would like to offer these teams with seasoned, but rested skiers, 1/2 off the entry fee to the 2016 Catalina Ski Race. For the teams who classify for this discount your entry fee would be reduced from the standard $400 to a very low $200. Please be aware, to qualify for this discount your teams skier cannot have ski’d the Catalina Ski Race within the last 5 years. This offer is only valid for teams who’s skier qualifies and pre-register’s for the race. We will not be accepting any discounted entries from teams with seasoned but rested skiers after pre-registration closes.
If you have any questions please feel free to reach out to the LBB&SC
Who’s ready to enjoy some boating in the great outdoors, John Candy and Dan Aykroyd style? Experience Bass Lake with your fellow SCOPE members this August 4th – 7th, 2016. We’ll be staying at The Pines Resort. Join us for a double-ski-only waterski race, BBQ and good times. In the meantime, enjoy the video clips below from the greatest movie ever shot at Bass Lake!
The date and location of SCOPE’s 2016 Kickoff Party has been released! This year’s Kickoff is returning to Baca Marine. Join us for Food, Drinks Music and dancing. The festivities start at 11:30AM and end at 4:00PM. See below for a summary.
We are excited to announce the date and location of our 2016 Poker Run! This year’s event will be held at the Maya Hotel in Long Beach, CA. The SCOPE President and Board of Directors have been working hard to get everything in place well in advance of the event to make it the most successful Poker Run yet! We have already secured a block of hotel rooms and dock space for the ultimate in convenience for our members and participants.
The dates of the event are Friday, September 23 to Sunday, September 25, 2016. See below for additional details, a link to Google Maps and a link to get a group rate on the hotel:
The schedule will be similar to our 2015 Poker Run. Participants can check into the hotel on Friday and hang out for drinks and dinner with fellow SCOPE members. The Poker Run is on Saturday, September 24, 2016. Sunday is a free day to hang out with friends, hook up the boat and head home.
Stay tuned to SCOPEinfo.com for a sign-up form. We look forward to seeing you out on the water.