Announcements for the Week of January 13, 2014

Hey all,

I hope everyone had a great first week of school!

Here are your weekly announcements:


Monday Practice will be held at the Top Floor of the Hutchison Parking Structure from 6-8PM on January 13th.
Thursday Practice will be held in Giedt 1003 from 7:30-10PM on January 16th.
Friday Office Hours will not be held this week.

  • Thursday practices will only be 7:30-10PM one more time after this week’s practice! They will regularly be from 7-9:30 in Giedt 1002.
  • It’s going to be a little chilly for Monday Practice, so dress warmly!


  • DDR Tryouts are going to be held January 15th at 9PM in the Pavilion. Start practicing, guys!


  • Thanks for everyone who came out to the Snow Trip! I hope you guys had just as much fun as I did.
  • Thanks for everyone who participated in the Secret Santa!
    • For those who were unable to attend this past Friday, we will be handing out your presents this Thursday after practice.
  • Thank you to everyone for the great food at the potluck!
    • More events found in the Facebook Event!
  • Our next social event will be ice skating some time in Early February. Stay tuned for more details!
  • We’re also hosting another Fancy Pants event this year!
    • We all come out dressing up nice and will probably be karaoke’ing! Get your fancy clothes ready in anticipation for that event!
  • Everyone on the equipment committee, keep an eye out for a bench making workshop held by our equipment manager!


  • GTLDA is designing a club t-shirt! We’re still accepting designs for the t-shirt if you guys want to help out.
    • Designs must be appropriate, be related to lion dance, and have GTLDA on it.
    • Designs can be submitted to
    • The due date for this is now Friday January 17th 11:59PM, so submit your design soon!


  • We are holding a Pho King fundraiser some time soon!
    • Details will be announced some time this week on Facebook.
  • GTLDA has a performance coming up for Roseville Senior Living on January 30 from 5:30-7:30PM.
    • If you’re interested and available for this performance to tame, contact
    • It does run into practice time, but you’ll be getting valuable performance experience!
    • You also have to be a paid member in order to tame or perform in general.
  • We also have another performance in the UC Davis Griffin Lounge on January 31st from 11AM-1PM.
    • If you’re also interested in performing for this show, email
  • There are store blessings coming up on February 1st!
    • This is great experience for people who haven’t done a normal performance yet.
    • Email to sign up.


  • If you want to learn how to fix lions and other equipment, contact our Equipment Manager (George Feng) at
  • If you want to join the Publications Committee, contact our Publications Chair (Brenda Bui) at
  • If you want to pitch fundraising ideas and help organize fundraisers, contact our Fundraising Chair (Melissa Chen) at
  • If you want to help design and plan events, contact our Events Chair (Chris Cong) at

I can’t wait to see you all at practice, cold or cozily warm!

‘Til next week,

– Daniel Nguyen


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