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Dear  ,    

 

2012 is off to an exciting start - with new members, benefits and discounts as well as the final National Calendar packed with exciting events:

  • Jan 29: Houston BBQ Cricket and Netball event
  • February: University Team USA Final Trials and Selection (Michigan, Los Angeles & Seattle)
  • March 17: South Region USA Representative Trials & Crusaders ATL Tournament
  • March 31: International Day, San Diego
  • April 7 & 9: Hawaii Tournament
  • June 9: Gems Tournament
  • June 22 & 23: WNBA event with Seattle Storm and Seattle Tournament
  • July 2-7: Team USA Netball in South Africa
  • September 8 & 9: WNBA event with Atlanta Dream and TSC Omegaz Tournament
  • September 29: LALA Land Tournament
  • October 13: Ohio Netball Event
  • November 9-11: USA National Netball Championships Las Vegas!!

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Are you an American Citizen interested in representing the first ever University Team USA Netball in July in South Africa?  Applications are open for female competitors born between 1/1/84 and 12/31/94 and have not been out of university for more than a year.  Read here on how to apply.  For those in and around the Ann Arbor, Michigan area interested in trialing on Feb. 3 contact us.

 

Be sure to check out the new website for all your Netball needs and take a minute to read the 2011 Presidents Message

 

I'm looking forward to working with you all in taking Netball in the USA to another level in 2012.

 

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Sonya Ottaway, President, Netball America

e/mail - president@netballamerica.com 

WELCOME NEW MEMBERS

Gems LogoGEMS NETBALL AND SOCIAL CLUB, Stone Mountain, Georgia
Formed in 2000, Gems motto - Go the Extra Mile (GEMS) - is to build a medium for Netball to be played in an atmosphere of togetherness, competitiveness and fun while working to expose the game to youth.  The organization is proud to be one that gives back to the community: either by volunteering time; or donating to various causes.  You can contact Gems here or find them on facebook.  Gems will be holding their tournament on Sat. June 9.
 
 
Henry LogoCOUGARS NETBALL CLUB OF H.C.F., Georgia

The mission of the club is to promote the game of Netball in the Georgia counties of Henry, Clayton & Fayette. Netball will be the link within the counties to establish a network in the communities that will unite diversed individuals.

Practices: Sundays 3:00pm at Hampton City Park; 10 Central Avenue, Hampton, GA 30228 (opposite Hampton Elementary School). First club meeting & practice will be on Sunday, February 5, 2012. Meet us under the pavilion.  Email or Call Mitzie B, Team & Project Manager (678-751-2476).  

USA NATIONAL NETBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS 

 

SAVE THE DATE - November 9-11, 2012, UNIVERSITY OF LAS VEGAS (UNLV), NEVADA

 

Friday November 9 will be an education day as well as the USA representative teams playoff in the evening  Registration will be opening soon.  Due to the overwhelming response last year we had to close registration early, so priority this year will be given to Netball America members and international participants.

 

2012 nationals flyer

 

BENEFITS and DISCOUNTS

 

A reminder that we offer an optional national insurance policy for members.  During 2012, the rate will be $20 per person.  If you are interested in this, please contact us.

 

Kwik Kopy are running a special until the end of January - 1000 business cards including shipping (to anywhere in the USA) for $25.  Contact Kwik Kopy if you'd like to take advantage of this offer.
 
Are you planning on selling or buying a house anywhere in the USA?  Then contact Jo here and she will connect you with a real estate agent.  For doing this, a donation will be made to Netball America. 

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Planet Netball is the world's global netball news hub, visited by hundreds of netballers, coaches, umpires and fans all around the world every day. Keep track of the latest headline stories, listen to interviews, read player blogs or search for a netball job or event. Be sure to sign up for the monthly newsletter to ensure you are kept in the loop with fantastic offers, promotions and news. It's all on Planet Netball, the centre of the netball universe!

  
JANUARY EVENTS 
Muhammad Ali
Houston Gala
Sonya  with Ros Day and Jen Whitehouse from Houston Shooting Stars
January was a very busy month with clinics, presentations, TV interviews and social events such as Muhammad Ali's 70th Bday party and the Houston Gala.
 
MJ at Gala
T.J. & Cara Day with S7 American Idol Finalist Michael Johns at the Houston Gala
Lennox Lewis
Former Heavyweight Champ Lennox Lewis chatting with President Sonya at Ali's 70th
  

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FEBRUARY EVENTS

  

Be sure to check our calendar as it is up to date with information about 2012 events.  

 

Join us February 10-12 in Las Vegas to help promote Netball in conjunction with the Rugby 7's International Tournament in Las Vegas.  Approx. 50,000 participants come through the door.

 

Team USA Trials will be held Saturday Feb. 3 at the Eastern University Michigan.  Email us for further information.  Check our calendar and facebook regularly as further February dates for Seattle and Los Angeles will be announced over the coming days.

 

During February, Netball America will be presenting in Texas to Houston ISD, Arlington ISD and in San Antonio.  Please email us if you'd like to gain experience from these events. 

 
Happy Playing!