Category: Travel

Bus Pillows from Old Guard T-Shirts!

| November 28, 2012 | 3 Comments
Bus Pillows from Old Guard T-Shirts!

Last month I promised a guard-themed craft or crochet project per month.  I almost let November run away from me… but just under the wire I’m back with craft project #2! And this one I LOVE! Bus Pillows made from Upcycled Guard T-shirts with Crochet Edgings Before I start with the step-by-step let me just […]

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Breakfast of Champions

| March 24, 2010 | 1 Comment

Just a quick idea for today for all those heading to a hotel for competition, especially if you’re managing your first overnight trip.  And it is… Don’t forget to plan for breakfast! Many hotels include a continental breakfast in their room price.  Make sure to ask if breakfast is included or available and ask what […]

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Cell Phone Saavy: Preparing Your Communication Hub for Competition Day

| January 22, 2010 | 1 Comment

I have a confession to make… Up until I got my iphone I owned a cell phone, but I never used it. I didn’t know how to program things in.  I missed every call.  I was the one saying, “yeah… that’s my number but call me at home because I never hear it and I […]

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Tip for Today: Coaching Business Cards

| June 22, 2008 | 0 Comments

“Create business cards you can have onhand with your name, cell phone and email address.  These can be useful for handing out to bus drivers who may need to contact you during a trip, parents, or other coaches you meet at competitions!”

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Tip for Today: Contact Sheet

| June 22, 2008 | 0 Comments

Before the first competition, gather all your important phone numbers on one sheet.  Include numbers such as the transportation office, school administration, student cells, parent emergency contact and contest site coordinator.  You’ll be glad to have this valuable resource if a problem arises!

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Tip for Today: Guard Bags

| November 9, 2007 | 0 Comments

Let each member of your guard have their own guard bag- this can even be their shoe bag.  Make sure they keep their own make-up, brush, hair ties, band-aids, their own roll of tape and any other personal or essential guard items in there.  Have them bring the bag with them where ever you travel […]

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Tip for Today: Guard Bag

| August 28, 2007 | 0 Comments

“Remember to bring the guard bag/box and have it stocked with crucial supplies!” -Ed Martinez, Adjudicator/Show Design Consultant

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