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Great Plains Schools for the Deaf
Basketball Tournament & Cheerleading Competition
TRANSCRIPT: (Lee Jones, MSAD Athletic Director is standing in the gymnasium)
Hello from MSAD Athletic Program! My name is Lee Jones, I am Athletic Director here. I want to share this information and please mark on your calendar, February 7th-9th, 2019. The event we are hosting on that date would be the 30th annual Great Plain Schools for the Deaf's Basketball & Cheerleading Competition. GPSD consists of 8 Deaf Schools and has its annual tournaments.
This year, MSAD is going to host the tournament. Our committees are working their hardest to make this event a success! For more and detailed information on our upcoming GPSD event. I will share on this video: Dates, Locations, Admission Cost, Volunteers, & Business Vendors (Booth).
Dates: February 7th to 9th 2019. Thursday, February 7th and Friday, February 8th will be at our gym, Lauritsen Gym. The tournament will take from 8am to 10pm. Saturday, February 9th will be at Faribault High School. 8:00am to 10:00pm. At 8:00am, we will have cheerleading competition. After the cheerleading competition, we will continue with the basketball tournament. After the championship, we will have the awards ceremony.
For the admission cost for GPSD Basketball Tournament. The information is shared on the flyer. See the flyer (Scroll down to see the flyer and transcript on this webpage).
For the booths opportunity for business owners, we will have booths set up on Saturday, Feburary 9th at Faribault High School.
For more detailed information, please take a look at the Booth Flyer (also available on our webpage). If you want to reserve your booth, please consider the early bird fee as it would end on January 7th. After January 7th, the fee will increase as it has shown on the flyer. Want to contact for early bird fees? Contact me or Julia Forti. Julia is our booth coordinator for more information. (lee.jones@msa.state.mn.us & Juliaeventcoordinator@gmail.com)
For all of you who would like to help us to make this event a success. We do have two groups that we need to fill the positions. Firstly with the hospitality room, this is a room for our staff, coaching staff, chaperones, athletic directors, & volunteers to enjoy the meals during the tournament. We are seeking to have meal donations. For more information, please contact (Cinbrella.baker@msa.state.mn.us & Alison.Aubrecht@msa.state.mn.us). Secondly, we are seeking the volunteers to help our events. We do have the variety of duties to fill in: Admission, Security, Individual Statistics, livestreaming, etc. If you are interested in helping out, please contact Ryan Hastings, MSAD Assistant Athletic Director for more details. (Ryan.hastings@msa.state.mn.us)
We are looking forward to seeing all of you coming to this event. I believe this tournament will be a good tournament and it would be competitive for all of the schools. I hope to see many of you here in the tournament. If you want to know more details, please contact me. (lee.jones@msa.state.mn.us).  SEE YOU ALL on FEBRUARY 7th!
The MSAD Athletics Program proudly hosts
the 30th annual 2019 GPSD Tournament
30th Annual Great Plains Schools for the Deaf Basketball Tournament
February 7-9, 2019
Thursday and Friday at Lauritsen Gym (MSAD)
Saturday at Faribault High School (FHS)
Combo tickets:
Adults $20
Students/Senior Citizens $15
Daily Admission: $8
Students/Senior Citizens $5
Call for Booth Vendors! 
Booth Vendor Flyer
GPSD Basketball Tournament Booths
Saturday, Feb 9th at Faribault High School
330 9th Ave SW, Faribault MN 55021
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Early Bird (January 7th)
MSAD Organizations FREE
$30 Non-profit business
$50 Small business (up to 5 employees)
$100 Corporation/big business (5 or more employees)
$5 Electricity (optional)
After Deadline
MSAD Organizations FREE
$40 Non-profit business
$60 Small business (up to 5 employees)
$110 Corproation/big business (5 or more employees)
$5 electricity (optional)