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Contest Academy at Visalia

tom lish (n6ajr) on January 31, 2010
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The Northern California Contest Club will be holding a 2 track 4 hour contestin seminar at Visalia again this year,

There wil be a Begining, and an Advanced Contesting seminar. Cost will again be $10 for either Contesting Package.

This was a well recieve Program last year and looks to be sold out again this year, too.

Come learn some interesting material on improving your self and your station. (and remember, a side benifit for a lot of contests is "Free DX ".)

I hope to see you there! Sign up early, don't miss out.

Contest Academy at Visalia Info

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Contest Academy at Visalia Reply
by AD6WL on March 1, 2010 Mail this to a friend!
I have always wanted to attend the Visalia DX convention. Unfortuantely it is usually the same date as the Barstow Off Road Poker Run that I like to do with the family, which is the last weekend of April. I think this year I will make the DX convention and the Contest Academy.

73, Jim
RE: Contest Academy at Visalia Reply
by n6ajr on March 9, 2010 Mail this to a friend!
As an asside, there will also be a contest dinner on friday night and follows is the info, if you are interested.

2010 Visalia DX Convention Contest Dinner

The Mother Lode DX and Contest Club is pleased to host the 11th
Annual Contest Dinner on Friday April 16, 2010 at the
<>International DX Convention in Visalia,
CA. Contest Dinner tickets are on sale now at . There
will be no Contest Dinner tickets sold at the door. Order your tickets early!

The dinner will be held in the Oak room at the Holiday Inn, Visalia.
Doors and cash bar open at 6:30 p.m. Dinner will be served at 7:30 p.m.

Note: if you are looking for the Dayton Contest Dinner, go to

Dinner Speaker: The Return of Dr. Beldar.


Ranch Steak and Chicken de la Sol Combo:
* Seared 6oz. Certified Angus Ranch Steak
* Breast of Chicken Topped with a Rich Sherry Cream Sauce
* with Sun Dried Tomatoes and Wild Mushrooms
* Served with Garlic Mashed Potatoes and Fresh Steamed Medley of
* Field of Greens Salad and Assorted Dressings
* Assorted Rolls and Butter
* Chocolate Decadence Tort
* Freshly Brewed Regular & Decaffeinated Coffee and Iced Tea

Other beverages available for purchase at the cash bar.

Cost and Ticket Sales:

Dinner reservations are by pre-payment ONLY - no tickets will be sold
at the door!

$38 per person with random seating; or,

$370 for a full table for 10 people All 10 tickets must be purchased
by ONE person. One table will then be reserved for that person.
Location of the reserved table will be random.

Seating is limited to 150, no tickets will be sold at the door.
Ticket orders MUST be placed by April 12, 2010.

Tickets may be purchased at . Please direct any
questions to <[email protected]>.

We look forward to seeing you there!

73, Jeff, WK6I and Steve, K6AW

( cut and pasted by N6AJR)
RE: Contest Academy at Visalia Reply
by n6ajr on April 18, 2010 Mail this to a friend!
A successful academy, both the introduction and advanced seminars were a great success, see ya next year..
RE: Contest Academy at Visalia Reply
by n6ajr on February 4, 2011 Mail this to a friend!
The NCCC will be doing a double contest academy again this year at Visalia. Check out the info on the convention web site.
RE: Contest Academy at Visalia Reply
by n6ajr on April 28, 2011 Mail this to a friend!
Once again a superb job done by the Crew at Visalia, and a good time had by all. look at contesting as a contest on the radio with free DX thrown in..:)
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