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Flower Gardens Trip ~ YOU could WIN from MDT!

Marlin Dive Team Scuba Club

Monday, January 21, 2013 at 5:00 PM - Monday, July 1, 2013 at 5:00 PM (CST)

Houston, TX

Flower Gardens Trip ~ YOU could WIN from MDT!

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Support your local Scuba

Diving Club Fundraiser and you could be the

WINNER of the Flower Gardens Trip!!

Diving in the Gulf of Mexico right off the border of Texas/Louisiana coastline...amazing diving in your own backyard!

Raffle tickets: 

$30 per raffle ticket for 1 chance to win or

$50 for 2 raffle tickets....Trip $570 Value!!

You can buy as many raffle tickets as you want and you DON'T have to be a member!

You do not have to be a MDT member for this drawing so pass it on to your dive buddies.

Raffle tickets can be purchased at Gigglin' Marlin, MDT Socials & Meetings, & MDT Activities any time from now until July 1st.

Winner will be drawn at Cozumel trip kick off party in July.

Details ~ $570.00 Value ~ Can be used on any 2 day Flower Gardens trip thru Oct 2013 excluding coral spawning week based on available dates at time of booking ~ Nitrox is $65 extra.

All proceeds will go to Marlin Dive Team Scuba Club!

Support the club and have the opportunity to dive the amazing Gulf of Mexico!

Website:  marlindiveteam.com        Facebook: Marlin Dive Team


DID YOU KNOW?

  1. Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary (NMS) contains the northernmost coral reefs in the continental United States.

Two color map showing location of Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary in the Gulf of Mexico.  Light blue areas are land, dark blue areas are water.
The closest coral reefs to Flower Garden Banks NMS
are found off the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico.

  1. Flower Garden Banks NMS is one of only two places in the world where you can find the golden phase of the smooth trunkfish .

A bright yellow fish with spots swimming in front of a dark background.  The fish has a boxy, triangular shape and a pointed, narrow mouth.
A golden smooth trunkfish.
Photo: Joyce & Frank Burek

  1. Hammerhead sharks swim in large schools at Flower Garden Banks NMS every winter.

 

  1. Whale sharks, the largest sharks in the world, often cruise through Flower Garden Banks NMS in the summer.

A whale shark swimming in open water.

  1. Some of the brain and star coral formations in Flower Garden Banks NMS are as large as Volkswagen Beetles.

Star coral colonies mounded on top of one another on a coral reef.
Huge coral colonies cover the sea floor at
Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary.

  1. Water from 31 states flows into the Gulf of Mexico. That's more than the combined number of states whose water flows into the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans!

Map of the U.S. with a shaded area showing the watershed that flows into the Gulf of Mexico.
This map from the EPA shows how much of the water in the United States drains into the Gulf of Mexico.

  1. Flower Garden Banks NMS is the only national marine sanctuary in the Gulf of Mexico.

Map showing location of all national marine sanctuary sites.

There are 14 sites in the National Marine Sanctuary System,
but only one is located in the Gulf of Mexico--
Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary.

Have questions about Flower Gardens Trip ~ YOU could WIN from MDT!? Contact Marlin Dive Team Scuba Club

When & Where


Gigglin' Marlin Divers & Marlin Dive Team
4502 Almeda Rd
Houston, TX 77004

Monday, January 21, 2013 at 5:00 PM - Monday, July 1, 2013 at 5:00 PM (CST)


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Marlin Dive Team Scuba Club

Meetings will take place once every month with mixer beginning at 6:30 pm & meeting at 7:00 pm.

Scuba diving activities will also be held every month.

Dates subject to change.

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