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South West Uni Meet

12pm-6pm Sunday October 3rd 2009

Riverside leisure centre

Cowick st, Exe Bridges, Exeter EX4 1AF



What is it?

An afternoon of unicycling  activity in the sports hall , including unicycle hockey, fun games, UUU levels test, and skills workshops for all abilities from Newbie to annoyingly good. 
An opportunity to meet other unicyclists from the South-West and try out different unicycles and new skills. 

The meet will include a workshop / practise session for a group freestyle routine to enter the BUC freestyle comp in 2010.

Who is it for?

Anyone who can ride a unicycle - however badly. All riders are welcome, from the very wobbly to the expert. All ages are welcome, although children under 16 should be accompanied by an adult. Beginners are welcome but should be aware that there will only be a limited number of spare unicycles , please contact us before you come to check we will have one that might fit you.

What should I bring?

Your unicycle/s, friends, hockey stick (if you have one) and protective gear (if you wear it). Unicycles used in the  hall should have clean non-marking tyres and plastic ended pedals and saddles. We will have some plastic pedals to sell and tape for saddles at registration.

Dirty wheels, metals pedals etc on your unicycle will mean you CAN NOT ride it in the hall. The hall we will be in has a nice floor, lets all help keep it in good condition.

There is a café and vending machines on site or you can bring a drink and a snack with you. please us the café or viewing gallery to eat or drink, please don't bring food or drinks in to the sports hall.

How much will it cost?

Prices may change once the hall cost is confirmed, but as a guide line in the past they have been-

£ 6 for grown ups & teens , Cheaper for under 12s

This will include membership of the Union of UK Unicyclists until the British Unicycle Convention 2010 if you are not already a member. ( unless you write on your reg form that you don't want to join!)

Where is it?

Riverside leisure centre ,Cowick st, Exe Bridges, Exeter EX4 1AF.

Its is large square hall with a divider in the middle so we can play hockey AND do workshops at the same time. There is a viewing gallery and a café for parents and the tired. There is also a swimming pool in the centre ( cost approx £3 per person). Car parking is available in front of the retail park and pizza hut next door ( signs say this is limited to 2 hours) or behind the leisure centre ( signed as 3 hours BUT tell sports centre reception your car reg and you won;t get ticketed). There is no out side space for unicycling at the centre BUT the riverside cycle path is only 100m away and that has about 5 miles of traffic free path accessing open space and a park in one direction and the quay with ice cream shops in the other.

More info required?

Contact sarah via e-mail sarah dot miller at unicyclist dot com or phone 07811 146121