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The U.S. Open Netball Championships is heating up the Netball calendar and we have participants from Australia, Bermuda, Canada, England, California, Georgia, Hawaii, Michigan, Nevada, New York, Texas, Pennsylvania, Washington, & Utah all getting ready to take on Las Vegas.  We also have exciting news below with the addition of a Platinum Sponsor to this presitgious event: CallidusCloud.

 

There are also some great fundraising opportunities for your club, so read below.  Please contact us if you are in need of a letter of support for fundraising to attend the U.S. Open.

 

Check out our recent media coverage:

- Caribbean Melange on 1430AM 

- Netball Scoop

- Three Feet Radio

 

A reminder about our recycle program.  We need old cell phones, printer cartridges, other small electronics such as calcuators, cameras, ipods, gps, mp3, ebook readers etc.  If you have 20 items all you need to do is click here, download the UPS label and drop off to a UPS store - as shipiping is free.  If you don't have 20 items, please email us so we can collect the items from you.

 

Also, we are currently undergoing a server upgrade, so for the next couple of days our website and email will be offline.  The best way to contact us during this stage is email us through our Netball America facebook page or call our toll free number at +1(888) 221-3650.

 

Don't forget national umpire theory exams are scheduled October 6-16.  So be sure to email us if you'd like to participate.

  

Yours in Netball

 

 

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Sonya Ottaway, President, Netball America

e/mail - president@netballamerica.com 

NETBALL AMERICA SPEAKING AT THE ICONIC MELBOURNE CRICKET GROUND, AUSTRALIA
  
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Just over a week to go and our President Sonya will be sitting alongside the COO of Fox Sports, CEO of Bowls Australia and other panelists to discuss 'The Good.  The Bad. And the Ugly' - highs and lows of delivering world class women's sporting events and competitions.  Which strategies work and which don't!
  

Her Excellency, Ms Quentin Bryce AC CVO, Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, will officially open the inaugural Asia Pacific World Sport and Women (APWSW) Conference.  The APWSW Conference, a ground-breaking two-day forum on the business of women in sport, will host international delegates and speakers at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Monday, 8 and Tuesday, 9 October 2012.

 

Patrizia Torelli, President of the World Sport and Women Organising Association Inc conceived the APWSW Conference to provide delegates practical solutions to attract, engage and retain the interest of women in the business of sport.

 

For more information visit the official event site or email the Secretariat here.
PLATINUM SPONSOR ANNOUNCED
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How exciting to have a US public company that was recently named winner in the Software as a Service Category at the 2012 Cloud Awards support the U.S. Open Netball Championships as the sole Platinum Sponsor!!!
  
CallidusCloud enables organiations to drive performance and productivity across their business with their hiring, learning, marketing and selling clouds.  From back office to the field, from desktop to mobile, they ensure organizations have the right tools to be more effective and perform better.  The combined power of their clouds, people and partners fuels growth, empowers the work force and delivers real value.   

CallidusCloud drives performance and productivity for over 1500 leading organizations.  Small, medium and large enterprises across multiple industries and geographies rely on CallidusCloud for quicker hiring, simpler learning, better marketing and smarter selling.

Also, stay tuned as Netball America will be rolling out one of CallidusCloud training software for our Coaching and Umpiring education curriculums.  If you are interested in this software for your own Netball organization please contact us.
UPDATE ON NATIONALS
A reminder to register now for the CallidusCloud U.S. Open Netball Championships November 9-11th, 2012 in fabulous Las Vegas.  With 8 mixed teams and 13 ladies teams registered, there are only 3 spots left.  So register here today.  Registration includes transportation to/from NYNY hotel to the events over the 3 days; 2 days playing in a world class indoor facility - we have 4 courts going; dinner on the Saturday evening; our national pool of umpires with 18 US and International umpires in attendance; qualified scorers; water during the tournament etc. 
 
We're excited to announce the Friday night highlight game will be Team Alberta, Canada vs collegiate Team USA.  Leading up to this highlight game will be our USA representative teams playing off.  Catch all the action starting at UNLV 6.30pm Friday November 9th. 
 
Don't forget on Friday November 9th the Netball America AGM at NYNY Hotel from 12-2pm (lunch will be provided) and then our coaching and umpiring clinics (also at NYNY) from 2-4pm (with international presenters).
  

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FUNDRAISING OPPORTUNITY FOR YOUR CLUB
If you want to promote losing weight within your club and earn fundraising $$ at the same time, then contact Dawn today.
 

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SEPTEMBER EVENTS

 

A reminder of our last 3 events for September:

LALA Land at Victoria Park, Carson, Saturday September 29th starting at 8am.

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Calling all Netball players in the D.C., Maryland, Virginia area.  Come and support our members DMV Tigers at the upcoming Netball exhibition.  We also have our Philadelphia Netball Assn joining them on Saturday Sept. 29th at Anacostia Park, 1900 Anacostia Dr SE, Washington DC: 

 DMV Showcase

 

Join us for the McDonough Jerk Festival at Alexander Park, Atlanta Street, McDonough, Georgia, 30252 on Saturday Sept. 29th. 

 

McDonough Jerk Festival 

NETBALL AMERICA AND OUR FIRST GRADUATES OF THE PRESIDENTS CHALLENGE PROGRAM

Presidents Challenge Graduates   

Congratulations to our first graduates from our GoGirlGo! and President's Challenge Program who received their certificates signed by President Obama on the floor at Philips Arena before the start of the WNBA Atlanta Dream game on Sunday September 9th.  They also had a chance to show off their new Netball skills during a 5 minute game on the floor of the arena. 

 

We were honored to have the Women's Sports Foundation National Program Manager, Candice Dixon and Dr Jayne Greenberg, President's Council on Health and Fitness member attend to present the awards.  Graduates also received the Lifestyle Award Patch, GoGirlGo tshirt and a Netball tshirt (sponsored by T-Expressions).

 

A big thank you to the team who ran this program - led by Opal Hill from Crusaders ATL and Hyacinth Douglas, Gems Netball Club. 

ATLANTA CLINICS, TOURNAMENT & WNBA SHOWCASE

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South-East Region Rep team & Team USA getting ready to run on for the half-time show

  

Congratulations to everyone involved over the 4 days of exciting activity in Atlanta with coaching & umpiring clinics, the first inaugral Tropical Omega Netballerz tournament and of course the highlight event being the WNBA Atlanta Dream showcase.

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Stay tuned as more photos will be released on facebook soon and our videos will be uploaded to youtube.   

 

Results of the tournament: 

1st place- Atlanta Stars
2nd place- Tropical Sports Club Omega Netballerz
3rd place- GEMS

 

Umpiring & Coaching Clinic
Our members from Omega, Gems, Crusaders ATL & Netball Assn of South Metro Atlanta received their certificates from completing the umpiring & coaching clinics.

 

Happy Playing!