BLUE MOON BUZZ Monday July 21 by Bruce Nagel
Your one stop shop for wassup at this year's tournament!
First round action kicks off on MONDAY July 21 at 6pm.
Kailua Racquet Club teams are in BLEEN.
Court 5: JT Ash/Ray Heitzman vs. Jace Akagi-Okuma/Ryan Murakami
Court 4: Logan Chun/Darin Poei vs. Quoc Huynh/Thuc Huynh
Court 6: David Esteva/Evan Loya vs. Marlin Abarca/John Burns
Court 5: Rob Jaeckel/Tim Kelley vs. Jody Boeringa/Chan Li
Court 6: Ryan Adachi/Shermann Alconcel vs. Marc Cayetano/Richard Gregory
Click HERE for the complete draw! (You will need to scroll down, then click on "Draws" and then "choose the event" Sorry that it's so hard!)
There are still a few open spots for Court Monitors or working a two hour shift at the Scrip Table if you would like to be a volunteer! It's fun!
Once it gets crowded, parking inside the grounds is reserved for players, sponsors, and KRC members.
NEW THIS YEAR! Every night of the tournament we will do a special drawing for our sponsors. Need not be present to win! This means that if you still plan on sponsoring, don't wait!!! We will announce the winners nightly and also in the BLUE MOON BUZZ. On Monday night we will give away a beautiful, collectible, special edition 60's retro design JamsWorld beach towel. We also will draw for a pair of really cool and modern JamsWorld polarized sunglasses (retail value $80). Sponsors only!
Doorprizes for ALL fans and spectators begins Wed, Jul 30! We've got some amazing doorprizes from wonderful and generous Kailua businesses.
What do sponsors get?
1. Beverages for all nights of the tournament
2. Preferred parking inside the grounds
3. Preferred seating
4. An invitation to the "World's Greatest Tennis Clinic" and BBQ, Sat Jul 26, 10am. This year is going to be crazy fun. Who is going to teach? Check out this All Star field....
Jan Axel Tribler, Mika Maatta, Ikaika Jobe. Dennis Lajola, Henry Somerville, Hendrik Bode, Pierre Tafelski, Gregg Takata, Mackenzie White, Kana Aikawa, Jared Carstenn, Roman Kop, Marcel Chan and more!
This may be the greatest collection of local tennis stars this side of the Universe has ever witnessed! It might create a black hole that swallows up all of our crummy shots. Sponsors will divide into ability levels and jump on a court. We will even have a court for juniors. Every 15 minutes we'll blow a whistle and you rotate to the next court. You get a mini lesson from all these pros! Then, Camille will feed us with her amazingly delicious BBQ! You will need a badge to participate.
5. Sponsor Dinners. The last four nights of the tournament, Camille will serve sponsors some incredible dinners....
QUARTER-FINALS: Wed Jul 30
Fish in Papillote. Fresh island fish with vegetable medley and herb butter wrapped in parchment, served with quinoa and salad.
QUARTER-FINALS: Thur Jul 31
Beef Wellington. Beef Tenderloin wrapped in puff pastry served with asparagus with brown butter and whipped potatoes.
SEMI-FINALS: Fri Aug 1
Osso Buco. Veal shanks slowly braised in red wine until it is “fall off the bone” tender, with tomatoes and mirepoix. Served with creamy polenta and roasted brussel sprouts.
FINALS: Sat Aug 2
Steak and Crab Cakes. Petite grilled filet accompanied by delicious crabcakes on a bed of mesclun greens.
Sponsor or not, please join us for some spectacular tennis and a two week party! So endeth the first release of the BLUE MOON BUZZ! We will update each evening so stay tuned!
GM Kailua Racquet Club