SPECIAL WASHINGTON, D.C., AREA
What do you get when you combine geography and NCAA Division I basketball?
One unique night of entertainment!
What: “Coach L’s
World Ball Night”
(Mason Patriots men’s basketball vs. Dayton Flyers)
When: November 17, 2007, 7pm
Get your discount
tickets today (only $6!!) : click here
My Wonderful World cordially invites all of our friends in
the D.C. area to attend a special local event this Geography Awareness Week.
We’ve teamed up with
The game is sure to be nothing short of awesome, with
something to enjoy for all ages. An action-packed half-time show will feature local students from Virginia and D.C. in a contest of geography and basketball skills—all on giant maps
We’re excited to be able to offer tickets at a special discount rate of only $6. Just click here, and enter the password “Patriots.”
This event represents a natural development of the growing partnership between basketball coach and geography enthusiast Jim Larranga, and Mason geography chair Dr. Allan Falconer. Earlier this summer, the two collaborated to create the World Basketball that will be featured at the Nov. 17th game. For more on their efforts to produce the World Ball, read my previous post “The World at their Fingertips: George Mason’s new Globe Ball.”
After the game, be sure to check My Wonderful World’s "Geography Awareness Week: Passport to Asia" page for a chance to win even more great prizes! Just follow the link to take “Coach L's World Basketball Quiz." Ten lucky winners will receive a “Coach ‘L’ Prize Pack” consisting of a My Wonderful World t-shirt, George Mason World Ball, and a subscription to either National Geographic magazine or National Geographic Kids magazine. This is a great opportunity for those outside the D.C. metro area to join in the fun!
Our thanks to GeoEye for agreeing to sponsor this event, and to the Virginia and D.C. geographic alliances for helping to promote the game. A special, global-sized “thank you” to National Geographic Live! for providing the giant maps of Asia and master-minding the half-time activity, and to the George Mason athletics, geography department, and University Relations staff who have been involved in every aspect of organizing the game.
We hope to see you November 17th at the Patriot Center!
Sarah for My Wonderful World