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Election Results!

The five members of the election panel for the March 1st election have each now received and counted all submitted votes.  All officers have the exact same tally.

This election had a great turn out with 44 voters casting their vote.  The final tallies for the 4 candidates were:-
Colleen Brennan 32
Bobbi Laval 24
Desirae Beaumont 22
Sexyboy Oh 10

As a result we welcome Colleen Brennan and Bobbi Laval to the SLSA board, they join Ashleigh Dickins, Giavannamarie Melody and Sally LaSalle as you current board members. \e/

We would also like to express the thanks of the SLSA to the other candidates that were oh so close Desirae Beaumont and SexyBoy Oh for volunteering their time to the association. \e/

In addition we would like to thank most sincerely Abel Halderman for his service to the SLSA as director for the past 12 months.  We would also like to thank Desirae Beaumont for her 6 month service as director.  Both these directors made significant contributions to the development and operation of the SLSA, and on behalf of all members that have enjoyed or will enjoy past and future  surfing competitions, guys please accept our most heart felt thanks.  \e/

In other SLSA news, we will be holding a fundraising event March 5, 2010 at Archipelago!  The wonderful CharlieO Michigan will be joining us again performing at 4pm SLT.  Stay tuned to the SLSA website and group for more information on the fundraising event and all things SLSA!

Elections!

Today, March 1st, is a board election day. There are 2 seats open, and 4 candidates. You may read more about them on the forums. You are eligible to vote in this election if you have competed or volunteered in at least 1 of the last surf events (note: each location counts as one event. ie. Mori Pwani Pro & Mori Pwani Invitational are one event, not two.) or are in the Hall of Fame. Please cast your vote for no more, or no less than 2 of the candidates by writing your name and their name on a notecard and sending it to all of the following: Abel Halderman, Ashleigh Dickins, GiavannaMarie Melody, Sally LaSalle & VW Sands (chosen to replace current director and candidate Desirae on the panel.)

See the in-world group notices for more detailed instructions.

Mele Kalikimaka!

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Season's Greetings from the Directors!

The SLSA and Surfwatch threw a joint fundraiser at the SLSA sim just after Christmas.  The party was a rousing success with plenty of presents for all, holiday trivia, and music of course.  The board thanks Ashleigh Dickins for DJing, Tauri Tigerpaw and Kitzie Lane for both providing live entertainment!  All tips benefitting the SLSA!  Additionally a mini-comp was held after the last performance and a group of  surfers battled it out on the waves, with Wilfrid Decuir taking home first, Bobbi Laval and Velvetori Twine taking second and third respectively.  They took home little trophies of SantaAbel!  Congratulations surfers!

The winners and Santa!

The winners and Santa!

2009 Season 2 End of Season Awards and Stats!

First of all, thanks to everyone who came to the Rocky Horror Picture Show party the night prior to awards.  It was a lot of fun seeing everyone’s garters and lacy lingere.  The movie itself is so full of fun and absurdities that it’s a great way to release some steam and celebrate the end of a season.  Big thanks to the fabulous Desirae Beaumont for dedicating her DJing time!

And then came the awards ceremony.  Congratulations to all of the winners of this years awards.  The board is proud of the way the ceremony went with very few complications, and would like to thank all of the attendees for coming and having some fun with us as we honored this season’s greats.  Now we honor them again here in print:

Novelty Awards:
Best Competition Location:
Mori Pwani
Best Gesture:
Haka
Best Song To Surf To:
Muse – Uprising
Advanced to round 2 the most:
Tie between 2 people who advanced from R1 3 times! Robbin Ember and Cymindra Deschanel
Craziest Outfits:
(TIE) FollowingWaves Sibru and Socks Clawtooth
Crowd Clown:
VW Sands
Favorite SLSA Venue Performer:
Tauri Tigerpaw
Funniest Drunk:
Tauri Tigerpaw
Loudest Cheerer:
Desne Aabye
Most Likely to Break/Lose a Board:
Kimmy Jigsaw
Most Likely to fall asleep during the comp:
Abel Halderman
Most likely to retire:
Robin Mapp
Most likely to say they’re retiring but not.:
SexyBoy Oh
Most Improved = Person who made biggest rank jump between last and this season:
VW Sands
Most Memorable Moment:
Colleen vs. Jac’s Surf off in the semi finals at Mori
Most Spectacular Crash:
goes to Linden Labs, for restarting Sol Mananero in the middle of the comp!
Rookie of the Season = Person w/ Highest rank who didn’t surf last season:
Sally LaSalle
Worst Gesture:
Haka
Worst Lag:
Dooobie
Worst Wave Luck:
Cymindra at Montego, Second Epic Panel not rezzing

Angel Award:

The new Angel Award went to Sally LaSalle. It’s given to someone who has done good for the community as a whole without expecting anything in return, and is inspired by the quote ‘Strange, isn’t it? Each man’s life touches so many other lives. When he isn’t around he leaves an awful hole, doesn’t he?’

The top 3 teams were:
1st- Reef Riders
2nd- Tai Chi
3rd- Tsunami

The top 5 surfers were:
1st- Desirae Beaumont
2nd- SexyBoy Oh
3rd- Socks Clawtooth
4th- Colleen Brennan
5th- Wilfrid Decuir

Hall of Fame New Inductees:
Desirae Beaumont
Sexyboy Oh
Abel Halderman
Tauri Tigerpaw

December 1st Election

It’s long after December 1st, yes I know, but with the season winding down and the holidays upon us we’ve all been so busy! The December 1st election sees Ashleigh Dickins (hey that’s me!), GiavannaMarie Melody and Sally LaSalle joining Abel Halderman and Desirae Beaumont on the board. Sally LaSalle had been serving as an interim director after Robin Mapp left the board in October, 2009; and prior to that had served two consecutive six month terms from June 1, 2008 through June 1, 2009. Ashleigh Dickins prior served a six month term from June 1, 2008 through December 1, 2008 and returns for another six month term. This is GiavannaMarie Melody’s first term on the board. In addition to Robin Mapp the Board also says “So Long (and thanks for all the fish!)” to Bonheur Chenaux and WickedV Carver. Thanks for the great work guys!

Welcome New Directors!

On June 1, 2009, SLSA held an election for three open spots on the SLSA Board of Directors. Six candidates signed up for the election and 41 SLSA eligible voters participated in the vote. The newly elected directors are: WickedV Carver, Bonheur Chenaux and Robin Mapp. They replace retiring Sally LaSalle, Colleen Brennan and Robbin Ember on the Board, and join VW Sands and Abel Halderman for a full 6 month director SLSA Board term.

Congratulations and thanks!

Surfline Shortboard Pro

Congratulation to everyone who competed on Saturday. As usual, your patience and determination, in spite of sim crashes and Havok 4, paid off. There was some awesome surfing!

The Surfline Shortboard Pro Final Standings:

1. Abel Halderman
2. Desirae Beaumont
3. Craig Stallion
4. Wilfrid DeCuir
5. DeVinna Toll
6. Colleen Brennan

Season Point Leaders

Rank total points
1 Pova Rustamova 1995
2 Devinna Toll 1950
3 Colleen Brennan 1735
4 Abel Halderman 1660
5 Desirae Beaumont 1430
6 VW Sands 1330
7 Christine Daffodil 1240
8 Bobbi Laval 1155
9 Milo Voss 1080
10 Ashleigh Dickins 1015

Full details can be found on the “Rankings” page.