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12th Annual UKTE Softball Tournament

SATURDAY, 31 AUGUST  - 10:30am
@ Barnes: Queen Elizabeth Walk SW13 9SA


TIME: Registration at 10:30 (to organise team and time for warming up). Matches to start by 11:00 sharp. Please arrive on time! 

DETAILS: Good day out to have some fun and hopefully enjoy sunny weather! Feel free to play or just come along to cheer on the others. Teams will be organised based on common interests/organisations. If you have specific team requests, please let us know, and we will do our best to accommodate. We will do a round robin of some sort; expect about 3 games. 

FOOD/DRINK: Burgers on the grill will be arranged for mid afternoon break around 1:00/1:30. For Vegetarians, no worries, we can accommodate a veggie option for the grill. Drinks (i.e., beer, water, and coke) will also be provided! But if you think you may drink more than 2 or 3 please bring extra! 

COSTS: Eating/Drinking & Playing - 15/$24 per person
Eating/Drinking Only - 10/$16 per person 

TO SAVE YOUR SPOT, please send your RSVP to Chrissy by 17th AUGUST.

(Note: any registrations after 17th August will incur additional 5/$8 late fee).

If you would like to pay with credit card in dollars click here or if you would like to pay via bank transfer we will email you back payment details. 

Please also send the FOLLOWING INFORMATION (via email to c_citzler@mail.com): 
  Let me know interests (i.e., University, Work, Other groups) or players that you may be interested in grouping with, so that we can arrange teams. 
  Vegetarian OR Burger 
  E-mail address and/or mobile number 

 We will go to the Red Lion pub afterwards, which is right across from the pitch. Closest trains/tubes are Barnes overground station (can walk or take bus from there) or Hammersmith tube (then get bus to Red Lion)

T-shirts are available to order!  To pay via credit card click HERE! 15/$24 each and 5/$8 postage.  All proceeds to UKTE Scholarship.

or email carrakane@alumni.utexas.net and see if we have your size available.


Congratulations to all our officers for 2013-2014:

President: Carra Kane
Vice President: Ann Allega
Treasurer: Mike Gazdar
Secretary: Chrissy Citzler
Membership: David Kane
Social Events Chair: Philip Allega
Scholarship Chair: Annie Chan
Communications Chair: Ken Clanton
Sports Chair: Adam Hopkins

Are you are a Texas graduate (or a Longhorn fan), please help us out. 

As one of the only chapters that does NOT charge any membership dues, I would like to personally ask your help to support our chapter fundraising efforts by donating today.  It's very easy, email us for details!

Each year we give a British student going to UT a scholarship. in 2013 we awarded one $1,000 scholarship!

Thank you and please email me at carrakane@alumni.utexas.net to let me know how you would like to send in
your donation.

THANK YOU for your continued support,
Carra Kane
Chapter President

10th Annual  Halloween BASH!

Prince Of Wales Pub
150-151 Drury Lane London WC2B 5TD

Double, double, toil and trouble. Fires burn and cauldrons bubble.
Calling all witches, goblins and ghosts. Some friendly Texans will be your hosts.
Drop on by for a trick or treat, some witches brew and bite to eat.
We kick off at eight go until two, with a DJ, costume contest and raffle for you.
Choose your costume and invite some friends. This is the one Halloween party everyone attends.
Tickets sell out, so do not delay, Just click right here to reserve and pay!




Texas vs OU LIVE Game Watching PARTY
13th October, 2012 - 5pm
@ Sports Bar & Grill Victoria Station - SW1V 1JU

ESPN America will broadcast the Red River Rivalry game between UT and OU LIVE, starting at 5pm at Sports Bar & Grill Victoria.  Every year we pack a venue with over 100 Longhorns and this year is sure to be a full house - so come early to get a seat.

Many a championship contender has been decided on this day as a result of this fierce Big 12 rivalry.  Oklahoma has won two straight after a 28-20 victory in 2010 and a big 55-17 over Texas to win in 2011, and they've taken 8 of the last 12.  Texas leads the series, begun in 1900, with a record 59 wind, 42 losses and 5 ties.  Come early, be loud, stay late and wear orange as this is sure to be a rocking game and rocking venue watching it LIVE!


PS - if you are not receiving EMAIL from me in the form of a newsletter, you are not receiving all the chapter news and events!

Please email us:  UKTE-subscribe@yahoogroups.com - the Facebook group is very limited now in what we can send!

12th Annual Pub Crawl - Camden Olympics
16th June

We raised over $500 for our scholarship fund!  Well done everyone and a fab time was had by all....

 Thank you to all 400+ people that attended the 9th Annual UK Texas Exes Halloween Bash

We raised over $6,000 - AMAZING!




11th Annual Pub Crawl:  Cirque du Shoreditch

June 25th, from 2pm

Photos HERE

Bat for the Berry's
total raised to date:

8th Annual Halloween Bash

October 30th, Ye Olde Cock Tavern

Thank you to everyone who came to a fantastic night and helped us to raise over 3,000 for our Scholarship Fund!

Some photos HERE (will add more as people send)


The Boat Party Pub Crawl   

10th Annual Pub Crawl

 Date:  July 17, 2010

More Photos Here

UKTE Annual Softball Tournament

August 14th- FINSBURY PARK

Thank you to all that came out to enjoy a great day!


UKTE 7th Annual Halloween Bash

Saturday 31st October, Ye Olde Cock Tavern

A HUGE THANK YOU to everyone who helped us to raise almost 3,000 for our scholarship fund!  Congratulations and well done to Morgan and her team.


8th Annual UKTE Softball Tournament
Saturday, 22nd August

Thank you to all the players and spectators that came out to the tournament!  It was attended by over 60 people and we all enjoyed a fantastic day out.  We also raised money for our Scholarship Fund too.  Hook 'em!

9th Annual UKTE Pub Crawl
Saturday, 13th June

Thank you to those that joined us for our 9th Annual Pub Crawl in and around Notting Hill. 

We certainly did our part to get the economy going again and managed to raise 395 for our scholarship fund!  Hook 'em!

6th Annual UKTE Halloween Bash, Saturday, 1st Nov

Thank you to everyone who was there - some pictures HERE!

7th Annual UKTE Softball Tournament
Saturday 30th August

Thank you to everyone who made it out to the tournament and congratulations to all the teams on a fantastic day!  We look forward to seeing you there next year. 

Facebook photos can be found HERE and more on Kodak HERE

UKTE 8th Annual "London Links" Pub Crawl Saturday 14th June

The event was a HUGE success and everyone had a great time. 

Some photos here, or click HERE & HERE for kodakgallery albums.

10th Annual UKTE Ski Trip

Engelberg -Titlis, Switzerland
February 28th - March 2nd, 2008

Texas Independence Day Celebration
Texas Embassy Cantina

March 2nd, 1-5pm

Check here to see the event photos.

UKTE 5th Annual Halloween Party 

Once again the best Halloween party in London was bigger than ever and raised a very healthy donation for the UKTE Scholarship (see below).
Check out the rest of the photos here.


Scholarship Update: James thanks UKTE

Our 2007 scholarship UKTE scholarship winner James Wakefield took time out from his first semester's studies and activities to write and thank UKTE for his scholarship award:

"I am writing to offer my sincere thanks for selecting me to receive the Texas Exes Scholarship for the United Kingdom Chapter. I am truly honoured to receive this scholarship and I am determined to justify your choice by fully embracing university life in Austin and striving for academic excellence."

James, pictured here at the Scholarship Awards Dinner, went to school in Hampton, Middlesex, UK and is majoring in History at UT. His $1000 award raised was from donations at UKTE events.

Leticia Acosta (Texas Exes Director of Public Policy & Deputy to Executive Director, and long time friend to UKTE), James Wakefield (2007 UKTE Scholarship Award Winner) and Derrick Miller (Texas Exes Scholarships Coordinator)

9th Annual UKTE Ski Trip

Bansko, Bulgaria

25 Feb - 4 Mar 2007




More photos HERE!

7th Annual UKTE Pub Crawl
Saturday 23rd June 2007



Check out the pics here

Play Flag Football

Every Saturday at 12noon in Hyde Park


We play for about 2 hours at noonish almost every Saturday, rain, shine, and ESPECIALLY MUD! We get about 8-16 guys out and there's always post-game "analysis" at the pub following the carnage.  Map to GS Field


If you want to join in, click here and join the London Football Yahoo Group for details and to ensure we are playing this week. It is VERY recommended that you bring CLEATS!

Event Highlights

Thanksgiving Dinner 

Here are the photos from our annual family event, when we join up with other alumni groups in London to celebrate Thanksgiving with a traditional turkey dinner and all the trimmings.

Here are the photos

Halloween Party

Many thanks for making the Halloween Party our biggest and best ever! We had about 200 people, some great costumes and we raised a massive 1150 for the UKTE Scholarship.

Check out all the pics here

5th Annual UKTE Softball Classic

Congratulations to the Rest-of-the-World team from Texas Tech, TCU, Rice, Michigan, Virginia, Nebraska and others, captained by Sean Seton-Rogers, who triumphed after coming from behind in the bottom of the final innings in the championship game to snatch victory from the University of Texas team. 
Thank you to everyone who came out and made it our biggest and best Softball tournament ever. Photos 

UKTE Dublin trip

We partied it up in various Dublin bars, learnt about Guinness, got confused by hurling and generally had a good time.

Check out the photos of the trip here.

The Sixth Annual UKTE Pub Crawl

This years pub crawl was our biggest ever - thanks to everyone who came along and showed their support, particularly the Boston College contingent. Along with having a great time, drinking too much and shouting at referees, we raised 176 towards the UKTE scholarship fund. Here are all the photos


Celebrating with Karim Meijer

The Special Teams star from the Rose Bowl, joined us for Thirsty Thursday at the Texas Embassy as we celebrated our national championship victory.

Photos and more info on Karim

Jan 4th 2006 - Texas 41, USC 38
As Vince ran wild in Pasadena, we were going crazy in London...

Photos from the London All Night Party


EUSA works with UT to place Texas students in unpaid internships in London, and are always looking for new sponsors. More details here.



Highlights from UKTE Events

2005 2004
8th Annual Ski trip, Dec '05 Ischgl, Austria 7th Annual UKTE Ski Trip, Dec '04 to Kaprun, Austria
Another great family Thanksgiving in London 3rd Annual American Family Thanksgiving Dinner
UKTE Halloween Party! Everyone's favourite fall event. UKTE HALLOWEEN BASH
4th Annual Softball Classic. 4th Annual UKTE Pub Crawl
Scholarship picnic with 2005-06 winner Ruby-Madren Britton
5th Annual Pub Crawl
4th Annual Texas Independence Day Celebration!

Check out the ARCHIVE for LOADS more pics from 2000-2003



The 4th Annual Pub Crawl & Teaching Graham Norton to Hook 'em, Dec '02


The 7th Annual UKTE Ski Trip, after the '03 A&M Game & Thanksgiving '03    


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