Friday, May 18th
10 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Saturday, May 19th
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday, May 20th
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
OUR MAY SALE POSTCARD
We offer one of the most unique and unforgettable parties your child will ever have: a party underwater on SCUBA!!
Seal Team &
Master Seal Team
(for kids 8 yrs and above) Become an Aquanaut with our A-1 PADI Seal Team and Master Seal Team Program. More info
KIDS ONLY SCUBA COURSE -
NO ADULTS ALLOWED
This course is the first part to the certification process and is designed specifically for kids ages 10-14 years. More info.
The sale begins on Friday, MAY 18th. The activities under the tent, various presentations, try scuba experiences and more will be all day Saturday and Sunday, MAY 19th & 20th.
This is like no other diving event in the Rocky Mountain Region so please plan to attend.
Travel Representatives from Roatan, Cozumel, Bonaire, Grand Cayman, Philippines, Cancun, Explorer Ventures Live-Aboards, Indonesia, Aggressor & Dancer Fleet, Australia, Aqua Cat & Blackbeard's Cruises Bahamas, Apple Vacations, Fiji, Norwegian Cruise Lines will capture your interest and dazzle you with stories and photos of their incredible piece of paradise Click here for seminar times
Equipment Representatives from Oceanic, Aqualung, ScubaPro, Zeagle, Atomic, Henderson, Cressi, Sea Life, TUSA, Bare Suits, Body Glove, Light & Motion, Ikelite, Sea & Sea, Mares, Stahlsac, Freestyle, and Underwater Kinetics will show you the latest and greatest in equipment technology.
Training Representative PADI Regional Manager, Gordon Apons will provide the latest in innovative programs and procedures. Click here for seminar times
Bring a friend, neighbor, relative, loved one (anyone) and let us treat them to the fun, freedom and excitement of scuba diving.
Click here for more information
Get your equipment serviced by "Colorado's best team of technicians." They'll keep your gear working properly and help maximize your bottom-time. Click here for more information and a great coupon
Come check out the largest variety of name-brand equipment in the state! There will be special event pricing on nearly everything in the store and several unannounced specials. Bring your swimsuit and try it on in the pool. Your satisfaction is our priority.
There are SO many great opportunities to win:
1. ONLINE – Click here for a chance to win a one-week vacation aboard the EXPLORER VENTURES to either the Turks & Caicos, Bahamas or North East Caribbean.
2. SEMINAR PRIZES – Door prizes will be given away at the conclusion of the various presentations
3. GRAND PRIZE DRAWINGS (Sunday, May 20th beginning @ 3pm) - We'll be giving away several thousand dollars of prizes including: trips, diving equipment, dives at the downtown aquarium and more.
4. QUESTIONNAIRE – Trip for two to Cozumel
5. GRAND TRAVEL PRIZE - Trip for two to Anthony's Key Resort in Roatan
6. GRAND EQUIPMENT SEMINAR PRIZE - Oceanic – VT4 Computer. You will receive an entry card for each equipment and education seminar you attend.
7. CRAIG HOSPITAL, "Divers with Disabilities Fund" - A trip for two to Grand Cayman
The only hitch ------ YA GOTTA BE PRESENT TO WIN. Good Luck!
Hot dogs, drinks, seminars, prizes, music, try scuba, fun and so much more await you at this year's 29th Annual May Event.
Seminar times & presentations are subject to change. Please re-check this list prior to the event. Thank you.
9:30 - PADI "Go Pro with A-1"
How to become a dining professional in Denver.
Presented by Gordon Apons
10:15 - Sea & Sea/ Underwater Kinetics "Sea & Sea Strobes and U/K Lights"
The use of Digital Strobes and the Care & Up-keep of your diving lights.
Presented by Roddy Winton
11:00 – SeaDive "Ray Blockers and UV Blockers Masks" An overview of how they are made and their benefits Presented by Noel Brown
11:45 - Henderson and SeaLife "The Latest and Greatest from Henderson and SeaLife"
Aqualock, Henderson's newest wetsuit system & the SeaLife DC1400 camera systems.
Presented by Debra Gaburo
12:30 – Bare/Atomic/Bonica "SB Drysuit System,Atomic Cobalt Computer & Bonica JVC Video System"
Features and benefits.
Presented by Lonny Haynes
1:15 - Mares "Mares Products Overview"
Lastest product updates from Mares.
Presented by Bob Hanes
2:00 - ScubaPro "ScubaPro's Regulator History & Technology"
An overview of ScubaPro's 50 years of regulator manufacturing and innovations.
Presented by Scott Dawson
2:45 - Aqua Lung "New legend Regulator & Axiom BCD" An overview of the New Legend series of regulators and the all new Axiom i3BCD
Presented by Ross Farinella
3:30 - "The Mac Spa" Turn your underwater photos into exciting slide shows. Let the experts at the Mac Spa show you how and how to share them on your iPad or iPhone.
9:30 – Light & Motion/Sola Lights "The Best Lights for Dive or Photo"
Overview of the full line of Sola diving & photo/video lights. Presented by Greg Gephardt
10:15 - Oceanic "Oceanic Traveling With You"
Rundown of Oceanic travel products - Biolite, Hoseless Computers & Lavacore.
Presented by Darryl Bowerman
11:00 - Zeagle/IkeLite "The Newest from Zeagle and IkeLite"
New product update.
Presented by Jack Kinsler
1:15 - Cressi "Traveling Light – Packing Tips for Scuba Travel"
How to pack light while traveling with scuba equipment. When every ounce counts, there are things we can do to shave some ounces for a more enjoyable scuba vacation.
Presented by Cindy Ross
2:00 - "The Mac Spa" Turn your underwater photos into exciting slide shows.
Let the experts at the Mac Spa show you how and how to share them on your iPad or iPhone.
3:00 No Seminars – GRAND PRIZE DRAWINGS!!
See You There!!
Saturday May 19 &
Sunday May 20, 2012
Deposit on one of our group escorted trips during the show and receive $30pp off the total price.
For every seminar that you attend you receive an additional entry card for our grand prize drawing on Sunday. (You must be present to win).
9:15 - Australia- "Diving The Great Barrier Reef"
See why every diver should visit the Great Barrier Reef.
Presented by Alison Hennessy from All About Australia.
10:00 - The Great Whites of Guadalupe – Have you always wanted to see a great white shark up close and personal? Find out how easy it is in a surface or submersible cage.
Presented by Dr. Alex Antoniou
10:45 - Fiji – Beqa Lagoon Resort" Dive Into Paradise" Find out all about this sensational resort and activities including diving the lagoon and shark encounters.
11:30 - Apple Vacations- "America's Favorite Vacation Company" This presentation will give you some great ideas for future vacations and destinations serviced by Frontier Airlines. Presented by Larry Winter with Apple Vacations
12:45 - Re-discover Plaza Resort Bonaire. What makes Plaza Resort a great place to stay on Bonaire plus updates on our villa renovations, new all inclusive meal program and diving with Toucan Diving. Presented by Michele Spinale with Travel Marketing.
1:30 - "Is Cruising for You and What is Freestyle Cruising" If you want to see the world, travel is made easy on a cruise ship. Your bed and dining room travels with you and freestyle is simply it's your choice. Presented by Barbara Bajo with Norwegian Cruise Line.
2:15 - Cozumel – "The Island that Shines" The lure of the destination, changes and more. Presented by Apple with Dive Paradise and Alejandro Graniel with Hotel Cozumel Resort.
3:00 - "Advantages of a Live-aboard Vacation" Dive the World with Aggressor/Dancer Fleet. Learn about the ultimate liveaboard dive vacations Aggressor & Dancer Fleet has offered since 1984 with 16 exciting, world class destinations. Presented by Sharon Connor with Aggressor/Dancer Fleet
3:45 - Grand Cayman – "Discover the many dive amenities at Sunset House." The Hotel that is for divers created by divers and the great wreck dive the USS Kittiwake. Presented by Keith Sahm with Sunset House
Micro Fiber Cloths for all who attend!
4:30 -Dominican Republic & Mexico "Palace Resorts and Hard Rock All Inclusive Collection" Join us to explore our all inclusive Resorts. Learn about our exciting promotions for 2012 including our $1500 Resort Credit Promotion, Kids Stay Free this summer and many others. Presented by Ginny Singer with Palace Resorts 7 Hard Rock Resort
9:15 - Indonesia - Wakatobi Resort & Pelagain Dive Yacht. "Wakatobi WOW" A new class of dive resort all its own. Legendary Wakatobi Dive Resort & their live-aboard Pelagain have earned a reputation for not only providing access to some of the most pristine reefs in the world but also for delivering the most amazing level of service found anywhere. See this multimedia presentation and enjoy colors and sights you probably never knew existed. Presented by Randal Sanders with Wakatobi Resort & Pelagain Live-Aboard.
10:45 - Bonaire & Galapagos –"So what's the Buzz on Bonaire & 2 Brand New Live-aboards in Galapagos" Presented by Augusto Montbrun with Buddy's Resort
11:30 - Roatan – "Anthony's Key Resort the Resort that Nature Designed" This resort has it all including resident Dolphin that you can swim, snorkel or dive with and incredible tropical ambience. Presented by Phil Weir with Anthony's Key Resort
12:15 - Philippines – "Biodiversity Beyond Compare" A divers dream destination. Explore 6 different locations with Atlantis Resorts or Aboard the Atlantis Azores. Presented by Kristi Marchetti with Atlantis Resorts.
1:00 - Explorer Ventures Live- Aboard's – "Adventure Diving" Live –aboard opportunities in the Maldives, Galapagos, Turks & Caicos, Saba & St. Kitts and the Bahamas. Find out what the guest aboard these vessels experience both above and below the water. Presented by Clay McCardell or Mandy Cepeda with Explorer Ventures
1:45 - Bahamas – " The Out Islands of the Bahamas" Luxury live-aboard cruising the Exuma Cays in the Bahamas aboard Aqua Cat Cruises. Presented by Beth Oliveira with Aqua Cat & Black Beards Cruises
3:00 No Seminars – GRAND PRIZE DRAWINGS!!
Must be present to win!
To enter simply complete and submit the online registration form This incredible prize includes: seven nights, meals and diving.
Note: Airfare not included. Must be at least 18 years old to win any travel prizes. ID verification may be requested. Need not be present to win this prize.
As you enter the various seminars, you will be provided a drawing card. Once the seminar has ended, there will be one or more door prize drawings. The collected cards will be placed in the bin for the Grand Prize drawings at 3pm on Sunday.
Sorry, cards will not be handed out once the seminar begins and will not be collected until the seminar ends.
As you enter the tent, one of our greeters will provide you with a drawing card. Simply complete the card and return it to the greeter. It will be placed into a special bin for the Grand Prize Drawings on Sunday starting at 3pm.
Rules apply cards must be filled our completely and legibly, you must be present to win and there is a limit of one entry card per person per day.
As you enter the event one of our greeters you will provide you with a questionnaire listing questions related to the many Equipment, Education and Travel products on exhibit. To obtain the correct answers you'll need to approach the appropriate representative and ask them for the answer (Sorry, A-1 staff are not permitted to give out the answers). Different versions of this form will be used each day and limited to one per person per day. Return the form to one of the greeters, it will be checked for accuracy and then placed into a drawing box for a special prize drawing during the 3 pm Grand Prize Drawings. One person will win a trip for two to Cozumel! This great prize includes: Seven night's accommodations at Hotel Cozumel Resort, five days of two-tank standard boat dives and four single tank afternoon boat dives with Dive Paradise.
Rules apply, forms must be filled our completely and legibly, you must be present to win and must be at least 18 years of age. ID verification may be required.
You'll receive an entry card for each travel seminar you attend. The more seminars you attend, the more times you will be entered and the better your chances to win. During the Sunday 3pm Grand Prize drawings, one name will drawn to win a trip for two to Anthony's Key Resort in Roatan. Includes: lodging, meals and diving.
Rules apply, cards must be filled our completely and legibly, you must be present to win and must be at least 18 years of age. ID verification may be required.
You will receive an entry card for each equipment and education seminar you attend. The more seminars you attend, the more times you'll be entered and the better your chances to win a prize. During the Sunday 3pm Grand Prize drawings one name will be drawn to win an Oceanic VT4 Computer valued at $1200!
Rules apply, cards must be filled our completely and legibly and you must be present to win.
The Sertoma Foundation is holding a raffle to benefit Craig Hospital at A-1 Scuba and Travel Center's May Scuba Event and you could win a Trip for two to Grand Cayman. Stop by the Sertoma Foundation booth and take advantage of a unique opportunity to win a trip for two to Grand Cayman. This includes: Seven night's accommodations for 2 in a beautiful ocean view room at Sunset House. If a certified diver includes 6 days of two-tank boat diving plus unlimited shore diving for 2. (Tax and service, meals, airfare & transfers not included) Raffle tickets are for sale at the Sertoma booth for $20 each. ALL proceeds from the raffle will benefit the Diver's with Disabilities program at Craig Hospital. The winner will be announced during the 3 pm Grand Prize drawing on Sunday.
You need NOT be present to win.
Philippines Atlantis Dive Resorts & Azores Live aboard – Kristi Marchetti
Bonaire – Plaza Resort Bonaire – Michele Spinale
Fiji- Beqa Lagoon Resort – Debra Pekarcik
Indonesia - Wakatobi Dive Resort - Randal Sanders
Roatan - Anthony's Key Resort – Phil Weir
Apple Vacations –Larry Winter
Explorer Ventures Live-Aboards, Galapagos, Southern Bahamas, Turks & Caicos, Saba, St. Kitts, Stacia, St. Maarten, Maldives- Clay McCardell or Mandy Cepeda
Cancun - Scuba Cancun - Thomas Hurtado
Cozumel - Dive Paradise - Apple Applegate
Cozumel- Hotel Cozumel Resort- Alejandro Graniel
Bonaire – Buddies Dive Resort – Augusto Montbrun
Australia - About Australia - Alison Hennessey
Aggressor/Dancer Fleet- (Belize, Cayman, Baja, Cocos Islands, Turks & Caicos, Silver Bank, Galapagos, Kona, Maldives, Palau, Utila, New Guinea, Fiji, Komodo) - Sharon Connor
Bahamas - Aqua Cat & Blackbeards Cruises – Beth Oliveira
Sea Escape Live-Aboard (Guadalupe, Socorro Islands - Dr. Alex Antoniou
Grand Cayman- Sunset House – Keith Sahm
Norwegian Cruise Lines – Barbara Bajo
Travel Guard Insurance – Tina Oleksinski
Fiji: Ultimate Fiji Vacations/Aqua Trek – Maryanne Hines
Dominican Republic & Mexico, Palace Resorts/ Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Punta Cana – Ginny Singer
Barbados – Denise Marie
Darryl Bowerman / Nick Manson
Aqua Lung/Deep See/Suunto/Whites Drysuits -
Henderson/SeaLife – Debra Gaburo
Atomic/Bare/Stahlsac – Lonny Haynes
Scubapro – Scott Dawson
TUSA/Sea & Sea/Underwater Kinetics – Roddy Winton
Mares/Head Sports/FreeStyle /I-Torch – Bob Hanes
SeaDive – Noel Brown
Zeagle/Ikelite/Armor – Jack & Carol Kinsler
Light & Motion/Sola Lights – Greg Gephardt & Paul Barnett
Cressi – Cindy Ross
Body Glove – Sam Saslow
PADI – Gordon Apons
Downtown Aquarium – Todd Hall
Craig Hospital & Sertoma Foundation – Scott Manley
Our annual May Sale Event happens only once a year. This is it!