North American Basque Organizations
  A federation of organizations to sustain BASQUE culture


  Izan ziralako, gara, eta garalako izango dira  
"Because they were, we are, and because we are they will be"
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Feliz Navidad y
Prospero A
ño Nuevo!

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Northern Valley Basque Club: Rocklin, CA

Our federation of Basque organizations is built upon the contributions of our members, that aim to assist each other in the pursuit of the same objective: the perpetuation of "Basqueness" (Basque culture and identity).

Mailing address:  Northern Valley Basque Club; P.O. Box 3324; Rocklin, CA 95677

Joined 2006
See our page at @ TBA

5th Anniversary Special Celebration
Mus Tournament & Besta

Saturday, October 24, 2009

Lincoln McBean Park Pavilion
On Hwy 193 off of Hwy 65 in Downtown Lincoln
(plenty of room for children to run and play!)

Mus Tournament

Cash Prize Awarded To 1st & 2nd Place Team Winners

Cost:  $25 Per Player Includes Lunch
8:00 – 8:30  Registration
8:30  Tournament Begins (ends at 2:00)
11:00 – Junior Mus Tournament (15 & Under)

12:00  Tri-Tip Sandwich Lunch

More Afternoon Fun & Prizes

Dancing  &  Dance Performance
Soka Tira (Tug-of-War) – Get your teams ready!
Distance Weight Carrying – Get your arms ready!
Costume Contest – Best Basque Costume Contest!

Dinner & Dance

5:00 – Dinner
Entertainment & Dance
Irrintzi Contest
Sakua (Bota Bag) Contest

BBQ Lamb Chops & Chicken
Basque Tomato Stew, Beans, Salad
Cheese & Ice Cream
Wine & Coffee Brandy Included

Member Adult Plate: $18
Non-Member: $25
Childs Plate (Ages 6-12): $8
5 & Under:  No Charge

Music By:  Jean Flesher & Band 

Dance Performance By:  Iparreko Ibarra Dance Group & Zazpiak Bat Dancers

For More Information Call or E-Mail:
916-253-3328 or 916-435-8829 or   

Make your Pre-Paid Reservation NOW – Please No Later Than 10/15/09(Ticket Sales Will Be Available At The Door But Space Is Limited)

Volunteers for cooking & serving needed
Please contact Yvette at 916-342-7867 or


Exit on Hwy 65 towards Lincoln / Marysville
Travel approximately 9 miles
Turn Right on Hwy 193
Park / Hall is on Right Side
Make your reservation before October 15th
Call 916-644-3440 and ask for the Blocked Room Reservation
Room Reservations are under “Basque Club”

Location:  155 Ferrari Ranch; Lincoln, CA  95648

From Hall:  Turn Left on G Street / Hwy 65 South
Go back through town toward Hwy 80
Turn Right on Ferrari Ranch Road
Go a couple of miles
Hotel is just past Joiner Parkway and shopping center on Left Side


2008 Board of Directors:
Noel Goyhenetche - President
Pat Torpey - Vice-President
Allyn Terpstra/Yvette DeGuero - Secretary
Gilbert Petrissans - Treasurer

RoseMarie Caballero, Janine Griesemer, O'phelia Torpey & Michael Uro


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