[Nfbnet-members-list] Fwd: Says You event at convention, corrected date
dandrews at visi.com
Sun Jun 3 01:53:06 UTC 2012
>We previously listed the wrong date for the Says You event at convention.
>The event will actually take place on Sunday, July 1, 2012, in the
>See the message below for details.
>The Sports and Recreation Division is currently seeking contestants
>for yet another Says You Challenge which it will be hosting at this
>year's national convention.
>This event is based on the National Public Radio program Says You, a
>game show in which contestants demonstrate their creativity and
>cleverness with words through solving a variety of challenging yet
>amusing puzzles. Each of
>the six contestants will belong to a team of three people and
>demonstrate their word wit as well as their knowledge of a wide range
>Although Says You consists of several different rounds, its most
>popular category is word bluff, in which members of one team are
>presented with a word of unknown meaning along with several potential
>definitions given by the other team, only one of which is correct
>and the others of which are bluffs. The first team's challenge is to
>identify the correct definition. Other categories may include What's
>the Difference, Definition and
>derivation, and other puzzly, wordy games.
>The event will take place on Sunday, July 1, from 06:30 to 08:30 P.M.
>in the Lalique room, atrium mezzanine
>If any of you believe that you would make for a strong contestant and
>decide that you would like to participate, please send an e-mail to
>Antonio Guimaraes at
>freethaught at gmail.com,
>no later than June 15.
>We would appreciate if you would briefly explain your reason(s) for
>wanting to participate in order to help us in choosing contestants.
>Antonio will reply promptly to request any necessary personal or
>contact information and to notify you of whether or not you have
>been selected. Also, feel free to distribute this e-mail to other
>people who may find this event of interest. Remember that anyone is
>welcome to participate in the Says You
>Challenge as a spectator for an admission fee of $5. All proceeds will
>benefit the Sports and Rec Division.
>We anticipate this to be an exciting and entertaining event, and are
>hoping you can join us, whether you intend to compete or to watch the
>action while expanding your knowledge in the process!
>Antonio Guimaraes and Amy Ruell
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