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If you have anything you would like to pass Alberta 3 hosts the 2010 Rally
on please contact me (Steve) and I’ll work with Join Calgary for some Alberta
you to get your information out there. “Yeah Hoo” spirit at this
years Western rally!
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Rally Highlights June 24 - 27
helicopter ride for the early bird prize winner !
The rally planning is in full force. Calgary We hope you will ride to Alberta and join us
Hotel hospitality room open all day.
and area members are hard at work planning, for a weekend full of fun! There will be full
scheming and begging everyone they know for mechanical services available for anyone who
ideas, door prizes and of course help with all Saturday might need a tire or oil change once you arrive.
aspects of the rally. On saturday we begin with the hotel And also a chase trailer on all the rides with
breakfast, followed by a ride to the Calgary emergency medical equipment, fuel and some
The fun is based at the Deerfoot Inn and Fireﬁghters Museum. There will be time to tour tools. We hope not to have to clear out the
Casino and starts on Thursday. There will be the brand new museum facility and shop in the trailer to accommodate a bike, but it’s there just
someone on site at the hotel beginning on gift store. From there we begin the Kananaskis in case, and again we have a full service shop
Wednesday evening in case there are any early poker run, which is a fundraiser for the Alberta available if something comes up.
arrivals. We decided that it was very important Childrens Hospital Foundation.
to have someone available at all times for the The Deerfoot Inn has been very
entire duration of the event. This is a beautiful ride through some cooperative and are providing a designated
breathtaking country and includes stops at parking are for the bikes. RV’s and campers are
some local ﬁre departments for tours and lunch. also welcome to park in the hotel lot. The hotel
also has security cameras on the lot.
While there are no formal activities planned
The ride will ﬁnish up back at the hotel
for Thursday, the hospitality room and
where you get your last poker hand and head We will have a full service bar in the
registration desk will open at noon. Come in sit
back in to the hospitality room to relax. The hospitality room as well as some vendors onsite
down, relax and catch up with everyone you
evening festivities include the banquet dinner, to show their wares. The hotel has also agreed
haven’t seen since last year. There are several
business meeting and of course the casino! to provide non alcoholic beverages at no cost
dealerships and local attractions to visit along
during the banquet. The hotel has a pool,
with lots of stuff to do right at the hotel including
several lounges with entertainment and of
the pool, pubs and casino. Sunday
course the casino! It is located in the south end
Enjoy the hotel breakfast and then get
of Calgary, at the intersection of Deerfoot Trail
packed up for the ride home or your next stop,
Friday and Barlow Trail.
perhaps hang around for the greatest outdoor
Friday activities planned so far include Some hotel fun will include a silent auction
show on earth, the Calgary Stampede! There are
breakfast at the hotel for all registered guests, and awesome door prizes. We are still working
so many things to do in the Calgary area, and all
followed by a great ride to the world famous on the ﬁne details so everything is subject to
the locals will be happy to help you plan.
Drumheller Badlands. The ride encompasses change....but things are coming along nicely,
lunch with the local ﬁre department and a tour of SEE YOU IN JUNE!
their facilities, a not to be missed tour of the
Royal Tyrell Museum of Paleontology, a group Steve Nicholl
photo at the worlds biggest dinosaur, an evening President, AB3
BBQ at a location o be determined.
WESTERN RALLY 2010
Calgary, Alberta, Canada June 24-27
Email Are you riding? Yes No
Fire Department Expected arrival day
EARLY BIRD cut off for the Helicopter tour is APRIL 30
(Alberta 3 members/companions ineligible)
Registration fee includes hotel hospitality room, Saturday evening banquet, poker run donation to the
Alberta Childrens Hospital (extra hands can be purchased), bar corkage fee, museum entrance,
emergency trailer service, bike security, registrant goodie bag.
Wednesday Evening pub/casino for early arrivals
Thursday Registration desk/hospitality room 9am – midnight
Friday Registration desk/hospitality room 9am – midnight
Drumheller Ride, evening BBQ
Police helicopter tour for early bird winner
Saturday Registration desk/hospitality room 9am – midnight
Firefighter museum tour/Kananaskis poker run
Business meeting & banquet
Sunday Farewell breakfast
Registration fees: $60 per person
Payment Cheque Money Order Cash
Rally T-shirts – information not yet available. Will be posted asap
Make cheques/money orders payable to Calgary Red Knights. Postal address is Box 129,
Chestermere, Alberta, T1X 1K8
Hotel bookings call 1-888-875-4667 and use group code GKYREDKN to make your reservation.
You can also use the web. Deerfoot Inn & Casino www.deerfootinn.com rate is $139/room and
includes breakfast. Room rate and block is guaranteed to May 20.