U.S. Transplant Games, 2010 - Madison, Wisconsin

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U.S. Transplant Games, 2010 - Madison, Wisconsin

Time: July 30, 2010 at 6pm to August 4, 2010 at 6pm
Location: Madison, Wisconsin
Website or Map: http://transplantgames.com
Event Type: athletic, competition
Organized By: National Kidney Foundation
Latest Activity: Jul 30, 2010

Event Description

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!!

We are excited to announce that registration for the 2010 National Kidney Foundation U.S. Transplant Games® will open on Monday, February 8, 2010 at 10:00 AM EST. For registration and housing details and to register, log on to transplant games.org.

Register early and save! You can take advantage of early-bird discounts until Friday, March 19Th. Standard registration fees begin March 20Th.

What's new for 2010?

Tailgate Party prior to the Opening Ceremony
Modified age groups for Children (13 and under)
Ballroom Dancing will be included as a demonstration sport.
Living Donors compete in selected competitions.
and more!

Prior to registering for the 2010 Games, we encourage you to contact your team manager to learn of any special instructions and/or other information that is specific to your local team.If you have any questions or experience any challenges while registering, please contact Games registration and housing customer service at The Housing Connection via phone at 801.505.4133 (or toll free 800.TX.GAMES) or via email at transplantgames@housingregistration.com. Business hours are 7 AM to 6 PM, Mountain Standard Time.

We hope to see you in Madison!

Sincerely,
U.S. Transplant Games Department
National Kidney Foundation

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Comment by Kim Jacques on July 27, 2010 at 12:10pm
Alright so the "Spokespeople" bio thing hasn't been updated on the Games website. Who do you think will be coming? I'm hoping for Steve Jobs and a FREE iPad or iPod--HA! :-)

Seriously, who do you think is coming? Larry Hagman and Chris Klug are pretty much a given ( :-) ) but who else do you think will make an appearance? Natalie Cole?
Comment by Ed Wojtysiak on July 27, 2010 at 9:58am
Only 3 more days until we leave for Madison. Staying at the Holiday Inn Express. Looking forward to meeting everybody. Go Team Wisconsin!
Comment by Berkeley Scott on July 26, 2010 at 1:52pm
Go Team Kentucky!
Comment by Steve Baum on July 24, 2010 at 8:24am
Will be there. Aloha!
Comment by Kim Jacques on July 23, 2010 at 9:47am
I meant to say......

I LEAVE NEXT THURSDAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :-D
Comment by Kim Jacques on July 23, 2010 at 7:15am
IT'S ALMOST HERE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I NEXT THURSDAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :-D
Comment by Kim Jacques on July 19, 2010 at 9:34am
Jay~Thanks for that warm welcome!!

I LEAVE IN 10 DAYS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! (And all because, back in February, I couldn't find a decent flight for Friday, the 30th.)

Who else is staying at the Holiday Inn Express? Just curious.... :-)
Comment by Kim Jacques on June 30, 2010 at 10:00am
I just finished typing up my pin trading checklist (yes, I'm that nerdy). I'M SO EXCITED!!!!!!!!! :-D
Comment by Kim Jacques on June 30, 2010 at 7:01am
30 DAYS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :-D
Comment by Sherrell Gay on June 29, 2010 at 3:32pm
Go Team GA! Looking forward to trading pins, seeing old friends, and meeting new ones!

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