Starting in September we will begin holding monthly meetings to prepare students for the trip. The October through April meeting will all be held at Silverlake Alfy's in Everett. The meetings will all be one hour in length. It is important that everyone attend these meetings.

November 6th 2016 meetings - This will be our introductory meetings where we will introduce the trip, present a slide show and answer all questions. A mailing list will be created of students, players and parents who would like to receive an invitation.

December 18th 2016 meeting - This meeting we will coordinate those players and students who signed up into fundraising groups. Ideas, and plans to begin fundraising will be discussed at this meeting. We will present sample letters students have written and other ideas that have been successful for past groups.

January 22nd 2017 meeting This meeting will introduce information regarding The People’s Republic of China and a suggested reading list about China. We will also discuss the southern Chinese city called Guangzhou. We will also provide information about Passports.

February 26th 2017 meeting - At this meeting we will talk about the city of Xi’an and the Terra Cotta Warriors e will also discuss the different shopping areas in and China.

March 19th 2017 meeting - At this meeting we will talk about the capital city of China, Beijing. We will also review information about the Great Wall of China.

May 13th 2017 meeting - At this meeting we will talk about the immigration process and the forms that need to be completed during the trip. We will also discuss the difference between the US dollar and the Chinese yuan.

June TBD  meeting Silverlake Alfy's - Departure meeting. This will be our final meeting prior to our trip. At this meeting we will be issue equipment and uniforms, as well as rules and expectations. Travel documents, insurance will also be finalized at this meeting.

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Meeting  o @ Silver Lake Alfy’s in Everett WA (Same presentation for both times)

Click on this link for suggested reading material about China.


Click here to visit the Guangzhou Sports United


China 2017 Meeting Schedule