WELCOME TO THE WESTCOAST MOTORCYCLE RIDE TO LIVE All proceeds for Prostate Cancer
Even Tough Guys Get Cancer
The Ride to Live is more than just a motorcycle ride…
It’s a poker run and a celebration! It’s a chance to have fun and raise awareness for the #1 cancer for men.
RIDE - PARTICIPATE - SAVE BC MEN
The RIDE TO LIVE is a fundraising event for prostate cancer. The is the 9th year for the event in Vancouver and the Fraser Valley. The ride is a poker run that ends with a lunch, entertainment and prizes. All money raised from the event supports Prostate Cancer Foundation BC and its research and survivorship programs. All money raised from the Ride to Live raffle goes directly to support the Reef Knot Kit program. The kits are sent free of charge to all newly diagnosed patients in BC. A wealth of information; they help the newly diagnosed man make some very important decisions regarding treatment and support. We hope that you will join us on Sunday May 27th for this great event as we parade through the streets raising funds and bringing awareness to the number one cancer for men!
Schedule Registration and start: Registration opens at 8:00am at Chilliwack and Vancouver.
There are souvenirs, 50/50, and coffee ready for the riders as you mingle and get ready to RIDE!
10:00am Ride/Poker Run Starts: In Vancouver a Howitzer cannon will blast as you head out lead by the VPD Motorcycle Drill Team. You will be escorted to your poker stop where you will get your poker card punched and then you will be on your way through the route….stopping at poker stops along the way. Both Rides are a 5 stop poker run, University of the Fraser Valley Abbotsford Campus is the 5th stop & our Ride Celebration site where the party begins. Entertainment on stage will be playing as you enter the parking lot at UFV with lots of vendors, prizes and a great lunch for all participants.
Ride Day Celebration Schedule:
LOCATION: THE UNIVERSITY OF THE FRASER VALLEY ABBOTSFORD
9:30 am Registration Classic Vehicle Show & Shine with 10am start
Pancake Breakfast by Cloverdale Lions Club minimum $5 donation
AFTERNOON: RIDERS ARRIVE FOR THE CELEBRATION AND SHOW AND SHINE Live Entertainment Free Barbeque Lunch for all participants
Join the BC Motorcycle Drill team for a fantastic show.
Ride To Live Celebration Stage Ceremony and awards for top fundraisers, 50/50 and best poker hands 1:30 PM to 2:00 PM
Classic Vehicle Show & Shine Award Stage Ceremony 2:00 PM to 2:30 PM
2:30 PM Grand Prize winner of RTL Raffle drawn (you do not need to be present to win)
Register online at www.ridetolive.ca or call Emily Stonnell 604-574-4012
Everyone can Collect pledges to Help Save BC MEN & Fight Prostate Cancer
Registration costs: Early Registration $35 per person May 26th and 27th Registration is $40.00
Raise over $125 in Pledges & rider/passenger registration fee $35 is Waived
Registration info: Register as an individual or start or join a team. Everyone that donates to you or your team will automatically receive a tax receipt emailed to them for a donation of $20 or more. Please note that your registration fee is not tax deductible. Great Prizes are awarded each year at the Ride Celebration for the Top 20 or more fundraisers. See the prize page for more information.
Start Location: Trev Deeley Motorcycles 1875 Boundary Road - Vancouver
Finish Location – University of the Fraser Valley Abbotsford
VANCOUVER ROUTE: 1. Trev Deeley Start 2. Princess Auto Parking Lot 3. Garibaldo Secondary 4. Mission Raceway 5. University of the Fraser Valley Celebration Site
RE-Registration: Saturday May 26 from 12 PM to 2 PM Trev Deeley Motorcycles 1875 Boundary Road Vancouver
RIDE DAY Registration: Sunday May 27 from 8 AM to 9:45 AM at Trev Deeley Motorcycles
Start Location – Mountainview Harley Chilliwack
Finish Location – The University of the Fraser Valley Abbotsford
FRASER VALLEY (CHILLIWACK) RIDE ROUTE: 1. Mountain View Harley 2. Chances Casino 3. Pacific Agri-Food Research Center 4. Mission Raceway 5. University of the Fraser Valley
RIDE DAY Registration : Sunday May 27 from 8 AM to 9:45 AM Mountview Harley Chilliwack
POKER CARD: At registration, you will receive a Poker Card which is an envelope with numbers marked 1 to 52 all around the edges. Inside the Poker Envelope there is a card with all of the Poker Cards (pictured) all around the edges. This Poker Envelope will be Sealed & MUST remain Sealed at ALL times, if opened your poker entry will be VOID. At Registration your name will be written on the outside of the poker envelope. At each Poker Stop, an attendant will punch your number selection. When you submit your Envelope Poker Card to an attendant at Stop #5 The University of the Fraser Valley, the attendant will open your Poker Envelope and advise you what poker cards were selected & punched. At this time & stop only, riders & passengers will have the option to buy 1 or 2 additional card punches at $10 each. Also the attendant will record your name on the poker inside card. The best-3 will be selected to WIN the Poker Prizes which will be announced on stage. View Poker Hand Ranking information.
RIDE GIFT: Registered riders/passengers will receive a Souvenir map. You will also receive a bike flag with zip tie & Pin a Ride Year Rocker Pin and a Static sticker is available for your windshield “I’m riding for ____” to personalize who you are riding for. At Registration you will receive a lunch meal wrist band.
RIDE LUNCH: After the ride, when you arrive at The University of the Fraser Valley (approximately twelve) lunch will be available to all registered riders and passengers with proof of Meal Wrist Band.
RIDE ESCORT: The Vancouver Police Motorcycle Drill Team will lead the Ride to Live motorcycle awareness parade at 10AM from Trev Deeley Motorcycles to the 2nd stop location, a closed route – no stopping with all intersections controlled by police members.
SELF-GUIDED TOUR: The ride is a self-guided tour from Site #2. The map will contain directions to guide you to each location.
RIDE CELEBRATION MAY 27: Ride Day Celebration at The University of the Fraser Valley Abbotsford starts at 9 AM with a Pancake Breakfast presented by Cloverdale Lions Club minimum $5 donation. At 10AM the Classic Vehicle Show & Shine starts with judged voting and Entertainment. The Show & Shine participants will join in on celebration and judged winners will receive Class Awards.
Around Noon the poker run motorcycles cruise in to join the Ride Celebration & have lunch.
Platinum Sponsor’s SCOTIABANK & HONDA CANADA onsite with Gold Sponsors & Supporting & Vendor Booths on site.
Stage Ceremony with your Master of Ceremonies! Live music!
Prizes announced on stage: TOP-Highest Pledges Raised, BEST-3 Poker Hands, 50/50 draw, and the Big Grand Prize Winner for Ride To Live RAFFLE drawn!
The Community General Public are welcome to join in by submitting a donation at the RTL Souvenir Booth. Celebration ends by 3 PM.
CLASSIC VEHICLE SHOW & SHINE: The 9th Annual Ride to Live Classic Vehicle Show & Shine – May 27 ride morning 10am start at the celebration site the University of the Fraser Valley Abbotsford! Enter your vintage car, truck or motorcycle today by contacting Steve Williams 604+240-9610 / firstname.lastname@example.org or on event morning registration 9-10AM. Entertainment will be awesome! / 9 AM Breakfast by donation $5+ / Judged Awards / Prize: TOP Trophy Winner will receive a prize! You can register for the show and shine on this site.
SOUVENIRS: Ride souvenirs are available at PRE-Registration site, Ride Day site & Celebration site. Souvenir Booth accepts donations & credit cards. Support this worthy cause!
Biggest 50/50 ever! Maximum value of the prize to be split - $50,000.00 Tickets - $10.00 each Purchase: (604)574-5100 http://vancouver.ridetolive.ca/purchase-tickets
Prizes/Awards For every $200 you raise you will receive one entry into a draw for a fabulous vacation package. Draw date will be at the Ride to Live event May 25th (you do not have to be present to win)
Win a 5 night stay in a two bedroom cottage, in the Vineyard at Veranda Beach in the Osoyoos for up to 5 people. Value $1,750.00
There are awards for the following:
1. Team or Motorcycle Club that raises the most money
2. Team or Motorcycle Club with the most registered participants
Important: To be eligible for the two awards above all teams must be registered and all fundraising handed in on or before Friday May 26th.
3. Individuals that collect the most money – minimum of 17 possibly more depending on prizing.
4. Top 3 poker hands There are lots of draw prizes as well as prizes for the top fundraisers.
For a list of prizes check the website www.ridetolive.ca