Gentlemen, the retreat is set for 9/21-9/22 in Amelia. Gomer Pyle’s extended family is kind enough to allow the use of a beautiful/quiet piece of property. Please RSVP below if you plan to attend. As we draw closer, take note of the following:
Opening Ceremonies: 9/21 at 2:00 p.m.
Closing Ceremonies: 9/22 at 10:00 a.m.
Attendees: PAX members 21 years of age and older. No FNGs.
Celebration: September 2019 will F3 RVA’s 5th year anniversary – what a way to celebrate!
Corn Hole tournament: Will be facilitated by EF Hutton and Dr. Try Hard (firm 4:30 p.m. start time). Two-man teams must be comprised of PAX members from different nano-regions. There is a sign-up sheet in google docs. Please register your team no later than 9/1 so that we can set the field. There is a sweet trophy for the winning combo!
There is plenty of cleared land, so bring footballs, frisbees, croquet, whatever. But again, no guns (other than squirt and/or nerf). Other than the corn hole tournament, this is a sit and sip, informal affair. THERE WILL BE NO ORGANIZED FIRST F!!! We do that the other 364 days of the year. Or, leave early and hit Sunday Funday or OTB.
Food / Beverage: BYOB and BYOF. Circle K will bring his enormous charcoal grill. Please use the comment space below to announce what cooking gear you can volunteer to bring. Generally, I’m asking y’all to divide and conquer in smaller groups when it comes to food and beverage. That said, Rosie will be bringing oysters for the PAX. We’ll need to advance him some cash, I’m assuming.
Please also bring one food item to share with the group. Chips, desserts, whatever. Honeymoon has kindly volunteered to supply the PAX with drinking water.
Gear: Bring your own tent, hammock, or ready made yurt, chairs, etc. There will be a port-o-john on site, and running water (garden hose variety). Otherwise, it’ll be a straight up camp out. We need tables and canopies. I believe Flipper has a few canopies, but if you have one, please bring it I’d rather have too many as opposed to not enough.
Fire Wood: We won’t need to bring any, as there is plenty on site, but we will need lighters, matches, etc.
Text me for the address.
For those who would like to caravan in to the site, we’ll launch from the Woodlake Lowe’s at 1:30. 7001 Winterpock Road.
Designated Parking Area: There will be a designated parking area. Please use it. It’ll be obvious upon arrival.
Breakfast 9/22: If anyone wants to spearhead a breakfast campaign, please feel free to do so.
3rd F: There are plans for a Sunday morning devotional.
I’m sure I’m forgetting something. But again, the design is a laid back 2nd F. Be creative. If guys want to tee up a chill cook off or some other meal preparation contest, have at it. Hopefully this grows into a tradition that we look forward too on an inaugural/annual basis.