John Barresi

JB for a Weekend **INTERNATIONAL**

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Ok, I have to admit I'm really excited about the possibilities with this one!

The "win your very own JB for a Weekend" event is on again, but it's open to ANY country (including the USA) that normally allows US citizens to visit as a tourist... No matter what part of the world you live in, $10 (or more) could win you private lessons on YOUR HOME FIELD.

NOTE: Tickets can NOT be ordered via TapaTalk or the KiteLife App, please visit the link below using a web browser (mobile or desktop like Safari or Chrome).

Enter here ---> http://kitelife.com/forum/store/product/49-jb-for-a-weekend-international/

Please see full terms below.
 


YOURS TO WIN: All-day access for THREE FULL DAYS to pick my brain, learn and play, solo or team, dual or quad, indoor or outdoor, water flying, urban kiting, dogstake, competition skills, you name it, hang out, name anything (legal and platonic) that we can fit into three days and I'd genuinely love to participate with you.

TERMS:

  • I will quite literally be somebody's (or a group's) private instructor, kite bag boy, workshop presenter, team trainer or simple arm candy for all three days, the winner can share me around with other local fliers, your team, a club, or just keep the fun all to themselves.
     
  • I will cover my own flight to meet with the winner at any major International airport to which US citizens can enter the country, on a mutually agreed date (any season), but no sooner than 21 days after the drawing.
     
  • Winner provides basic lodging (couch or floorspace is acceptable) and local transportation for duration of the agreed visit, as it relates to the airport (pick up / drop off), kite flying and sleeping arrangements.
     
  • Entry into this drawing is $10 per ticket with no limit to the number you can buy, all ticket numbers will be issued to the buyer via email (no refunds).
     
  • Drawing will be held when the RESERVE of 350 tickets is sold, using RANDOM.ORG's 3RD PARTY DRAW SERVICE.
     
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  • NOTE: If you are near the airport in a neighboring country, we can also arrange to meet there do a pick-up / ride-across arrangement from there as long as those local arrangements are made by the winner and visiting as a tourist is allowable.
     
  • IMPORTANT REMINDER: There is a reserve of 350 tickets that must be sold to make this economical on my end (cost of international flights and approximately 5-6 days away), drawing will stay open until all tickets have been sold.

 

By purchasing tickets, you acknowledge full understanding of all the terms above.

NOTE: Tickets can NOT be ordered via TapaTalk or the KiteLife App, please visit the link below using a web browser (mobile or desktop like Safari or Chrome).

Enter here ---> http://kitelife.com/forum/store/product/49-jb-for-a-weekend-international/

If you have ANY problems, please feel free to send me a PM or email directly via our contact page.

Thanks so much everyone - your support and help is profoundly appreciated! ;)

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This is going to be hotter than an Aussie Christmas!!!!


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I think it's super exciting because just $10 could bring one heck of an win for fliers who might normally be fairly isolated - great opportunity for a high value experience. :)

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Is it too soon to say I've got some flying spots picked out...

Roll up
Roll up
Roll up
Get your JB while he's hot!!


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Never too soon! I'd LOVE to hear from folks, all about what you'd do with your three days and where we might fly - paint a picture! :clap;

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Never too soon! I'd LOVE to hear from folks, all about what you'd do with your three days and where we might fly - paint a picture! :clap;


1) There's a round-about on a feeder road into the City of Perth that would have a MASSIVE amount of exposure that is perfect for 30 footers.

2) The parks/reserve either side of the river. The side and opposite side to where you flew for the Redbull Air Race.

3) Cottesloe Beach.

4) Perth CBD "Forrest Chase" for the after dark urban flying.

And my home ground of Frye Park which is literally just out my front door.


If I had to narrow done to 5...



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I've tried to buy a ticket when I try to checkout i get a message saying there is nothing in my basket.

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Good! Thanks again to you.

7 tickets sold thus far. ;)

Possible destinations atm - Denmark, UK and Germany.

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Ok. Officially "in"! Now I need to organise my posse. 

 

I can think of at if at least half a dozen. Let's get on it boys and bring JB to our Wild West...

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Like a regional pool! How fun! :)

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8 sold, and Australia is on the map! :)

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10 sold, North Carolina checking in! :)

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Whoop, 3 more chances for North Carolina! :)

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We get you for three days??

Hmmm, I got some gutters that need cleaning, cut the grass, clean the pool, change the oil in the car, wash the dog...

The possibilities are endless!!

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3 hours ago, Tim P. said:

We get you for three days??

Hmmm, I got some gutters that need cleaning, cut the grass, clean the pool, change the oil in the car, wash the dog...

The possibilities are endless!!

gutters that need cleaning = precise control

cut the grass =  just a blade on the buggy

clean the pool = more water training

Change the oil in the car  =  providing transportation to the flying field

wash the dog =  added bonus your dog can now fly a kite.

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Sweet nothings... :wub:

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ALL yard work will be postponed during the "kite education" down here.


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admit it,  everyone would love to have JB, for three days :-) 

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Imagine my position, I'd love to have ALL OF YOU for three days - just glad I don't have to choose! B)

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Bump.

Seriously, get on this everyone.


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14 tickets sold, and the Netherlands is in the race! :) 

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