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this is the most updated information we have about our upcoming conference in september. please spread the word widely. your efforts in inviting people to attend is greatly appreciated and will ensure a great event. please let us know if there are any questions or concerns asap so we can address them.
t. beto and fica chicago
Any further questions can be directed to the group at: info (at) quilombocenter (dot) org
FICA XIV International Capoeira Angola Conference
September 4th-7th, 2008
Camp Lawrence, Valparasio, IndianaMestres Attending
Mestre Valmir, Mestre Jurandir, Mestre Cobra Mansa, and others
Details To Come...
Before/On August 1st
FICA members: $130
Non-FICA members: $140
August 1st and after
FICA members: $150
Non-FICA members: $160
Single Day Only
FICA members: $80
Non-FICA members: $90
Registration & Payment
Please send an email to info (at) quilombocenter (dot) org, with the following information: name, address, email, Capoeira group affiliation, # of years training Capoeira Angola, nights for which you will need accommodation, whether you will need transportation between Chicago and the event, and payment method (paypal, check, cash).
Registration and payment must be received prior to or on August 1st to receive the early registration discount. Payment can be made in advance by Paypal (www.paypal.com), check, or money order. Do not send cash by mail! Checks and money orders can be made out to ICAF Chicago and sent to our address (see bottom of post). *Paypal requires an account to use. Paypal payments should be made to our email address, info (at) quilombocenter (dot) org.
Registration fee covers conference fee, housing (Thursday night through Sunday afternoon), food (Friday breakfast through Sunday lunch), and transportation to/from Chicago and Camp Lawrence.
FICA Chicago can provide transportation to and from Chicago. You must indicate in your registration email if you will need this transportation..
FROM INTERSTATE 80/90 (THE INDIANA TOLL ROAD): In either direction, exit the Chesterton/Valparaiso exit and turn right on U.S. Hwy. 49 south. Approximately one mile, exit the Westville exit of US Hwy. 6, turn left at stoplight. At the next light, (Calumet Ave) turn right. The road will crest a bridge (over Hwy. 49) approximately two miles later. At the bottom of the hill, County Road 700 North is on the right. Turn right at that street. Camp is approximately two miles on the left.
FROM INTERSTATE 94: In either direction, exit the Chesterton/Valparaiso exit on U.S. Hwy. 49 south. After passing the exit for the In. Toll Road, approximately one mile, exit the Westville exit of US Hwy. 6, turn left at stoplight. At the next light, (Calumet Ave) turn right. The road will crest a bridge (over Hwy. 49) approximately two miles later. At the bottom of the hill, County Road 700 North is on the right. Turn right at that street. Camp is approximately two miles on the left.
What To Bring
In addition to the basics (clothing, capoeira stuff, etc) you'll want to bring bedding (sleeping bag or sheets), swim suit, towel. More details to follow. Send an email if you have specific questions.
If you are interested in selling merchandise at the conference please let us know in advance. Individuals without advance permission from FICA Chicago will not be allowed to sell merchandise (t-shirts, CDs, etc.).
Here is there address to mail payments, registration:
Quilombo Cultural Center
1757 N Kimball Ave.
Chicago, IL 60647