Biarritz (France) Virtual AA Rally

SIXTH BIARRITZ (France) INT’L VIRTUAL
AA Weekend Convention
(in English)

21 to 23 JANUARY 2022

Organized by the BAB Anglophone AA Group, Biarritz.Biarritz-G7Biarritz fronts on the Atlantic Ocean and has several beaches suitable for surfing.
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A FULL WEEKEND OF AA FELLOWSHIP
AL-ANON & YPAA PARTICIPATION

Talented Speakers and workshop leaders

RECOVERY AND ECONOMY

NO TRAVEL EXPENSE! NO HOTEL EXPENSE! NO EATING EXPENSE! NO EXPENSE!

FANTASTIC VALUE AND GREAT SHARINGBig WaveBiarritz is known as the surf capital of Europe

REGISTRATION CAPACITY IS LIMITED.
PRE-REGISTRATION IS  RECOMMENDED

HONESTY AND TOLERANCE
Honesty
with ourselves and others gets us sober, but it is tolerance that keeps us that way. The values of tolerance and modesty form a particularly important foundation to Bill W’s writings… Read more

Why Virtual
The  2020 and 2021 annual Biarritz International convention was victim of the COVID-19 Virus, Uncertainty dictates the date or even year we may next hold the ‘in-person event’ until such time as COVID-19 testing and a vaccination regulations are fully developed. Given the great success of Zoom, local, national, and International AA meetings in Biarritz and worldwide the BAB Biarritz AA Group has adopted the Zoom platform and will host the Biarritz International Virtual AA Convention in January 2022. Provisional plans are in place to hold our 2022 in-person convention 7-9 October 2022 Read more…

How to participate (How It Works)
First requirement is, voluntarily register online. The second requirement is to have the login link at hand. A password will be required. As you login you will undergo confirmation you are a registrant. Registered attendees enter meetings, workshops, and events directly. Read more…

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Agenda
The scheduled agenda for the event starts with an online pre-event meeting Friday afternoon and continues through Sunday noon. Post-event meetings are not scheduled. TIMES ARE ALL LOCAL TIME-ZONE (CET/France). Registration covers all meetings. Capacity is limited, to only those who are registered. See agenda here

Time Difference Calculator, available here. Simply enter your town/city, and Biarritz. Calculates the time difference between the two locations

Venue

BIARRITZ is the only surf town in the world with a royal history, it is located on the Atlantic coast in the French Basque Country in southwestern France 22 miles from the border with Spain. It is a seaside tourist destination known for the Hôtel du Palais, its casinos, and surfing culture. Read more…

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Special Invited Speakers
Anne de L from Boston is the principle speaker on Saturday 22 January 2022, Anne is renowned for her enthusiastic, passionate, informative and motivated shares. Ken R from Alabama with decades in the AA 12 Step program and now 8 years sober after a relapse, shares on Saturday 22 January 2022. (So I stand by the door). Ken is an enthusiastic, eager, extremely informative and motivated member transmitting a strong energy with his message. Read more about the full schedule at ‘agenda’

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FAQ
The First International AA Virtual (Zoom) Convention held in Biarritz, southwestern France took place on 20 June 2020. Here are some answers to the most frequently asked questions regarding the Biarritz International AA Virtual (Zoom) Convention. Read more…

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Registration fees
  Registration €19.50* per person (online only) and helps cover fixed expenses
All registrations online for the event to be paid via PayPal or bank card  in euros.
Logins & Passwords available on the event website secret page after 7 January ’22
Secret page URL will be provided with your registration confirmation

The Virtual convention registration is for those attending virtually only.
Registrations are non-refundable
Registrations may be transferred to another member up to 30 days before the event
Contact babanglophonrgroup@gmail.com for further information

PayPal and Bank Card
Registered members only may contact us for access details after 14 January 2022
No PayPal account? Pay with credit or debit card here and click ‘pay with card’
Email address for access details and info is babanglophonegroup@gmail.com

Payment
Payment for Registration and Seventh Tradition contributions may be made at Registrations and here and/or sent via PayPal to babanglophonegroup@gmail.com via PayPal.

Expenses for this event include Zoom license fees, website, communication, recording and administration expenses. This is a stand-alone event supported by the local BAB AA Anglophone Group, receiving no financial aid from others, all revenues including 7th tradition donations will be gratefully appreciated. Donations exceeding the groups’ needs will be donated to intergroup and/or GSO. The event relies on your registrations and 7th tradition contributions to be self-supporting

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The International AA Virtual (Zoom) Convention base overlooks the Atlantic ocean, surfing beaches, and is close to many great golf courses, the local farmers market, and shopping area.

Visit us
The Biarritz Tourism Office is well organized, and experienced in catering to convention attendees. Ready pre-programmed tours and excursions to the region are available on short notice. Read more…

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Weather and Surf forecast – Biarritz – Grande Plage
Weather and Surf forecast – Biarritz – Cote des Basques

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Subject to the lifting of Coved-19 travel restrictions we Look forward to seeing you all in-person at our next (real) convention in Biarritz in October 2022 or at the next feasible date. We Look forward to seeing you in Biarritz soon.