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Warriors Anouncement

The Poker Run is established for a threefold purpose:
to enhance the DBSPS visibility in the community so the general public will want to educate their families, join and participate in Squadron activities.

2) to generate funds that will be given to a charity that shows commitment to Volusia and Flagler counties and our veterans.

3) to provide the participants with an activity that allows for those to have family boating fun while helping raise funds for a good cause.

By making a contribution, individuals will be registered to participate in the Poker run and eligible to win prizes during the event. The run will consist of various riverside locations where participants will travel to. Each participant will check into the starting location and draw a card for a deck. After drawing a card at each of the locations, they will have a completed Poker hand. At the final stop, they will record their Poker hand.

How will this work?
A recreational boater poker run held on the Halifax and Indian Rivers between Daytona Beach and New Smyrna Beach. Boaters will visit various locations drawing cards that will determine winning hands for boaters competing for prizes.

Registered boaters will check into a beginning location at MarinaView Restaurant, proceed to other established locations and draw card(s) at each location to determine their hand. There are numerous possible locations, boat ramps, restaurants and marinas between Ormond Beach and New Smyrna Beach.

When?
Sunday, 3 June 2018.

The Primary Date follows National Safe Boating Week (May 19-25, 2018) and Memorial Day May 28th). Back-up date will be determined by weather.

Why: (Our Objectives)
1. To promote both fun and safe boating among a large group of non-members.
2. To raise awareness of DBSPS in the local boating communities.
3. To raise funds for a significant charitable contribution by our squadron.

Our Charity:
Hope for the Warriors linked by: http://www.hopeforthewarriors.org/.
All Proceeds Benefit the Hope For The Warriors

Break out your Boat or Bike and come join us On or Along the Halifax River for a day of BOATS, BIKES and Fun to Help Veteran Warriors.

Official Rules
Complete your registration and pick up your blank Poker hand card at Marina View, 125 Basin St., Daytona Beach beginning at 10am June 3rd, 2018. Prepaid or day of the Run cost is Boat Captain $20, Biker $20 and any additional hands are $15. All participants must sign a waiver. An adult must sign for any underage participants.

Each participant can visit the 6 locations in any order. All Dealers will have the Squadron Burgee. Locate the dealer on the dock. Pick a card for your poker hand and ensure the Dealer correctly marks your poker hand for the card drawn. Each Poker hand can only draw one card at each location.

Dealer Locations:
Marina View, 125 Basin Street, Daytona Beach - 29.12.324N 81.0.829W
Dealer will be at the Deck Bar on the south side of the Restaurant.

Halifax Harbor Marina, 450 Basin St, Daytona Beach – 29.12.229N 81.0.727W
Dealer will be on the fuel dock on the south side of the Clubhouse.

DJ’s Deck, 79 Dunlawton Ave, Port Orange – 28.8.960N 81.58.450W
Dealer will be at the Dock next to the Tiki Bar.

Daytona Boat Works, 1100 Marina Point Dr, Daytona Beach - 29.12.108N 81.0.644W
Dealer will be at the Fuel dock next to the Chart House outdoor Patio.

Down the Hatch, 4894 Front St, Ponce Inlet – 29.4.896N 80.56.121W
Dealer will be on the floating dock.

Swoop Site Boat Ramp (NSB Public Ramp), 2455 Boat Ramp Dr, New Smyrna Beach – 29.3.890 80.56.274W.
Dealer will be on the floating dock north of the Ramp.

All Poker hands must be returned to DJ’s Deck before 3PM. When you turn in their Poker Hand, you will draw a 7th card and this card will be a wild card in your hand only. You pick the best 5 card poker hand from the cards drawn and have it recorded for the prizes.

Possible Poker Hands:
1 - Five of a Kind   2 - Straight Flush   3 - Four of a Kind   4 - Full House   5 - Flush
6 - Straight   7 - Three of a Kind   8 - Two Pair   9 - One Pair   10 - High Card

All ties will be broken by the players’ agreement or High card draw.
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$20 Per Captain or Rider
$15 Per Passenger or Crew
Poker Run