Announcements for Thursday, September 25, 2008

• KBA meet pushed to Oct. 11

• Gold-medal cowgirl comes to Kaua‘i

• The Club accepting registration for camp

KBA meet pushed to Oct. 11

The Kaua‘i Bodyboarding Association’s event previously scheduled for last Saturday has been rescheduled for 8 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 11 at Kealia Beach. Those signing up at the beach the day of should be register starting at 6:30 a.m.

For more information, call the competition hotline at 482-0835.

The previous surf meet was cancelled due to little wave activity. Surfers were put on standby for the next three Saturdays until a new date was announced.

Gold-medal cowgirl comes to Kaua‘i

The Kaua‘i All Girls Rodeo Association will host a horsemanship and barrel racing clinic with world-champion cowgirl and Olympic Gold Medal winner Marlene McRae on October 10, 11 and 12 at The Farias Arena in Wailua.

McRae is a 10-time qualifier for the National Finals Rodeo, a two-time Olympic Gold Medal winner and honoree of the Cowgirl Hall of Fame.

Her complete bio and more information about her clinic is online at her Web site

“Marlene has devoted her life to being the best at her profession,” Tami Yamamoto, educational chairman of the All Girls Rodeo Association. “She teaches, trains, competes and wins. With her credentials and accomplishments comes experience, the kind of experience that enables Marlene to personally assist others of all ages and ability levels in learning and achieving their goals with their horses.

Marlene believes in learning the basics and teaching your horse to do them. She emphasizes a solid foundation prior to adding speed.”

The horse and rider fee for the three day clinic is $250 total. Spectators are invited to watch and audit for $35 per day.

For more information and to sign up, contact Tami Yamamoto at 652-5867 or email

To learn more about the KAGRA, visit their Web site at

The Club accepting registration for camp

The Club at Hanalei Bay Resort is now accepting registration for its October Break Tennis and Swim Camp. The camp will run from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. from Oct. 6 to 10.

For more information, call 652-3971 or 821-8225.


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