BHH 2013 – What to expect?

One more week to Borneo Headhunters Hat 2013. Have you prepared your costumes yet for the party? Once again, the theme is “Superheroes” and we look forward to your interpretation of it.

As always, the weather’s been unpredictable so be prepared for a rainy or hot/sunny tournament as in previous years. More importantly, let’s play safe and injury-free. Here’s the outline of the tournament:

Friday, March 1

7:30 pm – 10 pm Registration party at Upperstar (Segama Complex). Join us for a social night where you get the chance to meet your team mates before the tournament. We will also be announcing team rosters at the registration party.

Saturday, March 2

Borneo Headhunters Hat (Padang Sukma Likas)

6:30 am  Shuttles arrive at Imperial Boutec Hotel, Borneo Backpackers and Borneo Beachouse. Make sure you pre-register with us or there won’t be a spot for you on the shuttle.

6:45 am  Shuttles leave for Sukma Field.

7:00 am  Team meeting (All players need to report at the field at this time). Teams must choose your team captains during meeting. Official BHH 2013 merchandise store opens (selling jerseys and discs). Complimentary light breakfast provided.

7:30 am  Captain’s Briefing

8:00 am  Tournament starts

5:15 pm  BHH 2013 Finals

5:45 pm  Shuttle bus arrive

6:00 pm  BHH 2013 Finals done. Shuttle bus leaves Sukma Field.

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7:30 pm  Saturday Night Party. Complimentary beer and dinner provided so come early to enjoy the benefits. Details on party shuttle pickup time will be provided next week.

8:30 pm  Borneo Headhunters Hat 2013 Prize Giving Ceremony

9:00 pm  Games session starts. Cool prizes to be won. Hint: some prizes can fly.

9:30 pm  Best Dressed Contest.

10:00 pm PARTAYYYYYYY till close

Sunday, February 26

3:30 pm  Sabah Ultimate Pickup Game (Rugby/Football Field, Terminal 2, Low Cost Terminal, KK Airport)

BHH2013 Venue Map

What should I bring?

Your normal Ultimate Frisbee game clothes, dry clothes, sunscreen, socks and football boots / cleats.

We will provide: your BHH 2013 team jersey, water, bananas, lunch on the field.

There will be a few shaded areas on the field to hide from the sun / rain in between games. There’s also a canteen on-site in case you want to buy extra food / drinks as well as other vendors.

What else can I do to prepare for the tournament? Read. The. Rules.

If you remember nothing, remember the Spirit of the Game: things like calling yourself out when you’re out. Not calling a score if you caught it outside the endzone, and above all – be competitive, but have fun!

Don’t forget, you can congratulate your opponent when they score on you. And at all times be respectful to other players. No arguments are needed. The rules are simple: if a foul is contested, it goes back to the thrower. Game on.

One team with the most outstanding spirit will win the coveted Spirit Award. It’s not just about the games you play afterwards, or the cheers, but also how you call fouls and deal with fouls called on you.

Other than that, you are what you are for this tournament. Make the most of it, have fun and learn as much as you can.

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