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So. California Glacd/pcc Dive Competions

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Underwater Hunter
Jun 25, 2004
Rene Rojas as the competitive chairman representing the Greater Los Angeles
Council of Diving
has sent me this important information for the upcoming Spearfishing

Rene Rojas Wrote:

> Dear competitors:
> I have the pleasure of inviting you to participate in the 2004 Competitive
> Season for GLACD.
> I mentioned to some of you earlier that I was thinking seriously of trying
> to make our competitive system from an individual system into a buddy team
> one in which two divers dive together with the main feature of having no
> more than one diver UW at a time to improve the safety of the divers.
> There
> has been long discussions on the pro and the cons of the system but so far
> nobody has come up with a working solution. For now we may want to just
> dive as a buddy team in a volunteer way still counting the individual
> points.
> In the past there has been talks of reducing the number of dives from 4 to
> just 3. For different reasons we will have just 3 dives scheduled this
> season. If there is consensus that we should have the 4th dive it will be
> easy to just schedule one more dive.
> Dive schedule:
> Date Event
> Site
> Sept. 19 GLACD first dive Point Dume
> *Sept. 25 Charlie Sturgill Pole Spear Meet Palos verdes area
> *Oct. 9 Pacific Coast Championship Cambria
> Oct. 16 GLACD second dive Reef Point
> Nov 20 GLACD third dive Leo Carrillo
> Total number of fish allowed is 15, one fish per especie. Minim, size for
> Calico Bass is 14 in. and 18 in for sheephead. every thing else is 12 in,
> unless especified diff. by F&G regulations.
> The meets are kayak/paddle board based, start at 8:30 am with half an hour
> travel time. Diving start at 9;00 am and ends at 2:00 pm with another 1/2
> an hour traveling time. Competitors shoulb be In front of the stagging
> area
> at 2:30 pm.
> Entry fee is $10.00 per meet.
> The Nationals next year are going to take place inland. The place is Table
> Rock Lake, Missouri.
> The World Championship is taking place this year in Iquique, Chile. The
> Team is already preparing to spent four weeks scouting and training in
> Iquique, to be ready for the event. Nov 10 to 14.
> Dive well, dive safe.
> Rene L. Rojas
> Competitive Chairman
> * This are not GLACD dives but we strongly recommend participation.
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