My dear lovely polo types, this is going to be a long one…
As we’re getting into term 2, the biggest and baddest polo tournaments are coming up, and we’ve got to plan ahead at how we’re going to go along and win them all! These tournaments are of course Cardiff (Week 9) and BUCS (week 4 of the holidays- 14/15th April).
BUCS is the biggest, most important competition of the year and a great way for the club to flex its polo muscles, not only by doing well in the Ladies’ and Men’s leagues, but also by having the most fun at the party and being irresponsibly drunk in the middle of a tournament. We will be entering a B team in the B league as well, where the aim is to get as many bins in as possible! Please let us know if you can come and what team you’d like to play in here https://goo.gl/forms/vZdw2alUVwowmuv53. BUCS is free, as fees are covered by the uni, however there is the opportunity to buy yourself a sexy sexy BUCS top. If you have any questions, please ask myself or someone on the exec.
Cardiff, for the second year in a row, doesn’t clash with Scotland!!! Week 9 (9th-11th of February) this term, we will be heading to the Cardiff University canoe polo tournament. This is a great warm up for BUCS and will of course have a raging party and a meal provided on the Saturday night. The weekend will cost £35 for the tournament entry, transport, party and the meal. If you want to come along, please sign up here: https://warwickcanoe.uk/site/trips/trip/475/. If you sign up for Cardiff, please also fill in the google form above.
Those of you who are getting anxious about the new rash vest order, it’ll be here soon. I promise!
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Signups are now live for our Lakes trip in 2018!!!!!!!!!
Head to https://warwickcanoe.uk/site/trips/trip/478 and signup. Be quick!!!
This trip will be at the end of week 4, from 2nd-4th Feb. We will be staying at the club favourite; Bardsea Malt Kiln.
This will be a more challenging trip than the others we have run so far this year, but sign-up anyway and speak to one of us if you’re unsure about anything.
The cost of the trip will be £38 and will include transport and accomodation.
This trip will be the best chance to get a preview of Scotland tour and is sure to be a great weekend away!
Liam and the exec
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On Sunday 28th January (Week 3) Warwick are hosting our last B’s and Ladies tournament of the year!
This is a great chance to play in a friendly tournament against other university Canoe Polo teams, and is completely free!
If you want to be considered for either teams then sign up on the website here: https://warwickcanoe.uk/site/trips/trip/477/
The tournament will run from 10am to 7.30pm (so bring food for between games), with teams meeting at the sport centre at 9.30am.
Also if you're interested please sign up for the National div 4 tournament this Saturday via https://warwickcanoe.uk/site/trips/trip/474/ this is open to everyone
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Greetings fellow wet ones,
Our next canoe trip will be to the Lake District on the 2nd-4th Feb (end of week 4), where we usually paddle the Kent and the Leven. Here’s a video of what we paddled last year:
These rivers will be more challenging than those on previous trips this year, making it great preparation for Scotland (hype!). We suggest that you come by the pool for a bit of practice in our evening sessions. They run on Monday and Wednesday 8.30-10 every week. Although the ability to roll is not necessary, it’s recommended.
Signups will go live at noon this Thursday.
If you are unsure whether this trip will be suitable for you, sign up anyway, and we can talk to you about it.
See you tonight at the ice skating social, starting at the Harvester (at the skydome) at 7, and skating at 8. Don’t forget to sign up for your ice card at: http://iceaccount.co.uk/iceaccount/login_or_register&dir=/icecard&client_id=7
Tonights pool session has been cancelled because we are all dancing on ice.
Daddy Will and the Canoe Exec
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Hey there paddlers,
Another week means another social and this Thursday is the Photo Bar Crawl.
We will be starting at the Duke in North Leam at 19:30 before heading down the parade, stopping off along the way and ending in Kelseys.
As normal I will be meeting freshers by the bus interchange on campus at 19:00.
Hope to see you all there,
Tom and Lara
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Hope you all had a fantastic holiday, and that you didn’t go too hard on NYE!
We have a busy term ahead, so here are some key dates for your diaries. Reminders for all trips, tournaments and socials will be sent out nearer the time.
Please remember that everyone should be a member to attend pool sessions and trips
Hoodies will be available to order until Midday 12th January, and will be delivered soon afterwards. Go to http://www.originalhoodieco.com/ and click on Warwick then either Canoe or Canoe Polo to buy them. Prices are correct at the TOP of the page, and with loan day just around the corner, who can resist! Contact Hannah with any questions.
Socials this term will once again be on thursdays, unless specified otherwise. Reminders will be emailed and posted on our facebook group weekly, at https://www.facebook.com/groups/warwickcanoe/ :) Contact Lara or Tom with any questions.
Week 1 - Curry!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 7.30pm in Leam
Week 2 - Photo Bar Crawl
Week 3 - Ice Skating
Week 4 - POP! on Wednesday 24th Jan - be sat down with your purple by 7:30pm.
Week 5 - Pub Golf on Friday
Week 6 - Real Ale
Week 7 - Polo Socials
Week 8 - Skool Dayz on Saturday 3rd March
Week 9 - POP! on Wednesday 7th March - be sat down with your purple by 7:30pm.
Week 10 - Laser Quest
You can buy tickets for POP! And Skool Dayz from https://tickets.warwicksu.com/
Sessions will continue as last term, Monday and Wednesday 8:30-10pm.
Week 2 - Refreshers: 19th-21st January. Sign ups for this trip have closed.
Week 4 - Lakes: Harder trip on 2nd-4th February. The ability to roll on moving water is highly recommended for this trip. Signups will be announced in week 3.
Week 6 - TBC - BUCS Slalom
Week 8 - Nene Whitewater Course: Day trip on Wednesday 28th February, 12-6pm (ish).
Week 8 - TBC - NSR: Weekend of competitive freestyle at HPP Whitewater Course, with prizes to be won.
Week 11 - Scotland Tour 2018!!!: 10 days at the start of the Easter Holidays (Sunday 18th - Tuesday 27th March). You must have been on at least one other trip to come on this one.
Sessions will continue as last term, Tuesday 8.30-10pm and Saturday 7.30-9.30pm
Week 1 - Warwick A-team tournament: A great chance to watch some high quality polo and cheer on your A-team. Come down to the pool on Sunday, 12-7.30
Week 3 - National tournament Saturday, and Warwick B’s and ladies’ tournament Sunday 28th January, 10-7.30pm: Come play and/or support! Sign ups will be announced soon.
Week 6 - Ladies’ national tournament on Saturday
Week 8 - Ladies’ national tournament on Saturday
Week 9 - Cardiff University tournament: A big fun outdoor tournament featuring many universities, a party and maybe even a meal!
Week 10 - National tournament Saturday
Seb and the Canoe and Canoe Polo Execs
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