Monday, February 11, 2008

Tour of California Stage 1

FEBRUARY 18, 2008

Stage 1: Sausalito to Santa Rosa
Start Time: 11:00 AM
Miles: 96.8, KM: 156
Finish ETA: 2:43-3:20 PM

Tour of California: Team Swift Raffle
Team Swift has a full day of activities starting at 9AM in downtown Santa Rosa. We will be selling raffle tickets for a Specialized Bicycle and Team High Road jersey, participating in the Kid’s Parade, assisting in the inaugural Women’s Amgen Tour of California Criterium and watching the Pro Men come racing into the finish line.

Note: The raffle winners will be announced on February 19 prior to the start of Stage 2.

9AM—meet at Women’s Race Day Registration, 640 Third Street (rear of the building on the D Street side.)
--Set up Team Swift tent & banners
--Distribute Team Swift waterbottles to Kid’s Parade Organizer
--Distribute Specialized Bike & Team High Road Jersey Raffle Tickets
10AM Volunteers for Kid’s Parade Assemble for instructions
11:00 AM Kid’s Parade
--10 Team Swift Rider Volunteers (riders who competed at the Cherry Pie Criterium) will Mentor the under-10-year-old parade—each volunteer will receive a TOC t-shirt
12:00-1:00PM Women’s Amgen Tour of California Criterium
--Volunteer to help in Pit #2—Eric & Tyler Brandt
--Ticket sales at VIP Tent, NorCal Tent and Specialized Tent
2:30PM Pro Men Stage 1 Finish
--Dissemble Team Swift Tent and Banners
--Drop off Banners to Stage 2 start location.
--Collect all Raffle Tickets

Stage 2, February 19th—Raffle Winner’s Announced prior to stage 2 start
Team Swift members that do not have school help announce prizes—Tyler Brandt

All Day: Junior members, parents and friends of the Team Swift Junior Cycling Development Team participate in and watch the Tour of California.
Raffle Prizes: Buy a book of Raffle Tickets 5 for $20 and sign up for great prizes including a complete Specialized bicycle
Parking: Is available on surface streets and at the fairgrounds. If you park near City Hall you might not be able to get out until after the Stage 1 finish. Streets generally open up right away and bike parking is being provided by the SRCC near City Hall.

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