The Bus to Tennessee Rolls from the Copps Parking lot on University Avenue at 6:30AM SHARP on Friday  3/18/16. Please plan to be on the bus by 6:15AM so that we can leave on time…. last one on the bus sits next to the potty… just say’n.

Paperwork: All rowers MUST be registered for the spring season, fees paid, and all paperwork including a signed copy of the CODE OF CONDUCT and the US ROWING WAIVER must be complete. Directions on how to complete the US Rowing Waiver can be found HERE.

A Taste from Home: To make it easier on chaperones and cooks, we ask for your help preparing some foodstuffs we need for the trip. Please sign up using the sign up genius link.

Tennessee Weather: It will be WARM and COLD… It will be sunny and it will rain.  Need Proof? Here is the 10 day forecast.

Pack Smart: A suggested packing list can be found here.

  • You will need two bags:
    • A ‘bus bag’. Pack your lunch, water bottle and anything else you will need for the bus ride. You might want to include a pillow and blanket.
    • A ‘below bag’. Your below bag rides under the bus and will not be accessible until we reach Tennessee.

Medications: If your rower will be taking medications, your coach and the on-site medical staff need to know about it. Please send an email to Melissa Waldvogel who will communicate all medication information to the appropriate people.  Please be sure to label any over the counter medications with the Rower’s name. Prescriptions should be kept in their original bottle. 

Full Itinerary: can be found here.

Welcome Home: Welcome the bus back to Madison on 3/26. Sign up here if you want to meet at the Great Dane and wait for the bus to return together.

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