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Poker Runs America 1000 Island Poker Run Kicks Off Friday.

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(Photo courtesy of the Official 1000 Island Poker Run Media Crew)

This weekend marks Poker Runs America infamous 1000 Island Can-Am Poker Run in Kingston Ontario as poker runners from across the US and Canada take on the picture perfect waters ways of the St. Lawrence river. This party begins friday and runs to sunday in the historic down town Kingston where spectators can get up close and personal with some of most recognized poker run boats in North America and even get the opportunity to meet with some big names in the industry like Reggie Fountain, Randy Scism and many other manufactures that have been known to be in attendance. For those of you in the area be sure to head out, join the fun and catch the entire run as this years will be streamed live in the new "speed zone theatre" to allow spectators who couldn't make it out on the water to watch the entire run live in Confederation Park.

 

FRIDAY, AUGUST 8, 2014

 

2:00 pm – 6:00pm Poker Run Registration Trailer – Kingston - Main street 

Poker Run boats street display, in front of Confederation Basin and Downtown City Hall

Exhibit Displays – Confederation Park.

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm Registration at the Poker Runner Meet and Greet Party

 

SATURDAY, AUGUST 9, 2014

 

CARD #1 8:30AM SHARP - MANDATORY DRIVER’S MEETING

Roll Call will be taken. Two groups - under 55 mph and over 100 mph

10:00 am Ladies and Gentlemen Start Your Engines

Card #2 & Lunch 11:30am – 1:30 pm Brockville Municipal Marina

Poker Run Lunch at Ribfest in Hardy Park supporting Big Brothers and Big Sisters Card pick up at Ribfest – Follow signs from marina to Hardy Park a short walk.

CARD #3 12:00 – 2:00PM PRESCOTT – Card stop

3: 00pm Drive By Rockport ***

CARD #4 3:30PM – 4:00PM GANANOQUE– Car Stop

CARD #5  4:00 -5:30 PM Boats return to Confederate Park for final car

6:30PM – 8:30PM Steak and lobster dinner for Drivers and Crew.

8:30 PM – 10:30PM AWARDS CEREMONY  *UNDER THE STARS*

•Poker Run participants, card unveiling and the poker run helicopter footage will be featured on the outdoor ‘Jumbo Tron’.

•THE PUBLIC IS WELCOME to join the action in the Town Square Saturday at 8:30pm.

 

*The above schedule may be subject to change by Poker Runs America, Stay tuned for updates.

 

SUNDAY AUGUST 10, 2014 12:00 – 5:00pm RIDE OF A LIFETIME event. 

 

With your $200 charity donation you will experience the thrill with a ride on one of the poker run boats.

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