Volleyball is considered the “Nudist National Sport” and you will find it played at almost every one of the seven landed clubs in the Western Region. Some clubs play hard court, or traditional volleyball, while others enjoy water volleyball. Tennis and pickleball are also popular, with tournaments and pickup games almost every weekend. Some clubs have billiard tables, ping pong events, horseshoes, petanque, and other fun events. You don’t have to be an expert athlete in any of the sports, just bring along great enthusiasm and be prepared to make some memories with friends new and old.
These sports are played at club across the region on a daily and weekly basis. Throughout the year there is a terrific opportunity to have some inter-club competitions during our regional sports festivals, summer and fall, and convention. Teams, and individuals, from different clubs travel to various clubs and compete for bragging rights as well as great prizes.
In 2017 we initiated a 5K Naked Run Tour, where runners participated at four different clubs hosting these popular nudist runs. We are excited to expand the running series this year, and we hope that you join us on one of the stops.
There will be other inter-club competitions coming soon. Over time we hope to create an AANR-West League that can challenge other AANR regions across the country. Visit this web page often as we list the dates and locations of these events.
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Sunday, April 28, 2019 “Bare Burro Run”
The 10th Annual 5K at Olive Dell Ranch, Colton, attracts over 300 runners from all over the United States who look forward to fulfilling their “Bucket List” dream of running only in shoes and socks!
Sunday June 2, 2019
The third annual Glen Eden 5K Run is scheduled as part of that weekend’s AANR-West Summer Festival at the Corona, CA nudist resort.
Saturday, September 22, 2019 “Bare Booty 5K Fun Run”
De Anza Springs nudist resort in Jacumba, CA will host its annual 5K “race around the park and nearby hiking trail. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information (Attention Graham). $35.00 entry fee
Sunday, October 7, 2019 “Desert Buns Run”
The second annual at Shangri-La Ranch, New River, Arizona, is scheduled as part of the AANR-West Fall Festival.
Annual Southern California Summer Nudist Games
Sponsored by Southern California Naturist Association
Saturday, August 10, 2019
The Southern California Naturist Association (SCNA) club hosts its annual Summer Games competition in 10 different sports at Olive Dell Ranch. Nudists from all over the region compete for individual prizes and a coveted club trophy.
Games will include: Water Cup Relay, Hula Hoop Passing, Diving for Water Bottles, Noddle Relay,
Noddle Javelin Toss, Inner Tub Paddle, Paper Bag Toss, and Water Balloon Toss.
The games end with the traditional Pudding Toss (just what it sounds like!).
Description of 8 Game Events
Pool Side Games:
Water Cup Relay:
Up to four teams can participate. Each team must have at least 8 people. Each team will form one line sitting down, back to front. There will be a bucket filled will water in front of the first person and an empty bucket behind the last team member. At the word “Go” the first person will fill the cup (provided by the games committee) from the bucket, and then pass it over their head to the person behind them, and so on. The last person will pass the cup over their head and empty the cup the bucket behind them then pass the cup forward so it can be refilled and the process repeated. Once the bucket is filled to the designated marking, that team is the winner. Oh, did I forget to tell you the cup has holes in the bottom. The members of the winning team receive 3 points each. The second-place team members receive 2 points each. The members of the third-place team receive 1 point each.
Hula Hoop Passing Race:
There are two teams for this event. Each team will form a line and hold hands, the first person gripping the hula hoop with their free hand. At the word “Go” they must pass it over their body (without using their hand) to the next person in line and that person has to do the same, and so on down the line. This task has to be done without letting go of the person’s hands on either side. Once you have gotten to the last person, now it’s now time to do it again in reverse order. The winning team members will receive 3 points each. The opposing team members will receive 2 points each.
Two teams for this game. Players have to hold the “Pool Noodle” between their legs (no hands aloud) and run around the pool, passing it to the next teammate using just their legs. If the noodle is dropped at any time during the race or transfer, the person must pick it up off the ground using only their feet and legs. The members of the winning team receive 3 points each. The second-place team members receive 2 points each.
Inner Tube Paddle:
Up to three teams can participate. Each team must have an equal number of people. Once the game captain says “Go”, one team member can hold the inner tube in the pool while the paddling participant gets seated on the tube. The person on the inner tube must paddle the length of the pool until the tube touches the other edge. The participants must paddle themselves, no pushing off or assistance allowed. At that point, they will jump out of the tube and hold it for the next paddler to get seated take the tube back, remember – no help. This will continue until all team members have had a turn to paddle. The winning team, of course, is the one who accomplishes this task first. The members of the winning team receive 3 points each. The second-place team members receive 2 points each. The third-place team members receive 1 point each.
Javelin Noodle Toss:
Up to three evenly numbered teams can participate. Each team member will have chances to through the noodles thru the hula hoops on a flooding frame in the pool. There will be three rounds at different distances. Each team member will get one chance at each distance. Participants will through the noodles while standing in the shallow end of the pool. For each noodle that going thru the hula hoop the team receives 1 point. The team with the most points wins. The members of the winning team receive 3 points each. The second-place team members receive 2 points each. The third-place team members receive 1 point each.
Diving for Bottles:
Up to 3 teams can compete in this game. Each team will have an equal number of players. There will be 100 plastic bottles filled with water and placed in the pool. Any type of googles, masks or swimming apparatus will not be allowed. A member of each team will dive to the bottom of the pool and compete with the members of the opposing teams to grab as many bottles as they can in one breath. They then need to successfully bring the bottles to their designated team area of the pool deck and place them on the deck without help. When all the bottles have been placed on the deck the next team member can enter the pool and with one breath, dive and collect as many bottles as they can manage and this repeats for all member until all the bottles been retrieved. Each bottle collected will be worth one point each and the bottles with straws will be worth 2 points each. The team with the most points wins. The winning team will receive 3 points each. The second-place team receives 2 points each. The third-place team will receive 1 point each.
Upper Level Games:
Paper Bag Toss:
This is an individual event. Step up to the line when it is your turn. You will be handed an empty brown paper bag, someone will fill it with approximately 16 ounces of water just prior to the toss. At this point you will need to throw the bag and try to get it hit the center of the hula hoop target on the ground. The closest to the center of the hoop wins. Your toss will be marked where the bag first hits the ground. The winning member will receive 3 points. The second-place member receives 2 points. The third-place member will receive 1 point.
Water Balloon Toss:
Get a partner, this game requires teams of two people each. Face your partner and toss the water filled balloon to them. If your partner catches it without popping or breaking it, move to the next designated line. Now it is time for your partner to toss it back to you. Repeat this until your balloon bursts. The last team to have a full water balloon wins this competition. The members of the winning team receive 3 points. The second-place team members receive 2 points. The third-place team will receive 1 point each.
Bonus Event (Not a Competition)
Before this event we ask the kids (age 12 and younger) to pick up the balloon pieces from the “Water Balloon Toss” game. For their help, they will receive a 15 second head start before anyone else can join in the mayhem. No points, but lots of fun.
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