Skate Canada 2014 is in Kelowna

Discussion in 'Great Skate Debate' started by pat c, Nov 21, 2013.

  1. thumbyskates

    thumbyskates Member

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    Yes...just the way Halloween falls this year with kiddos. It would be fine if it were a weekday holiday this year, but alas.
     
  2. alilou

    alilou Crazy Stalker Lady

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    I got my ticket :cheer:

    Sect 115, row A, seat 3 :cheer:

    I had to try several times to get row A. I hate when they won't just let you choose the seats you want grrrrr
     
  3. made_in_canada

    made_in_canada INTJ

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    I'm still trying to get through on the phone. I need to talk to a person to ensure that it's accessible for my mom so there's no way I can do it online.
     
  4. kimkom

    kimkom Two Pot Screamer

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    Section 104, Row D, Seats 7-8. :cheer: Perfect...I prefer the corner sections!
     
  5. kwanfan1818

    kwanfan1818 I <3 Kozuka

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    Section 101 P 7.
     
  6. made_in_canada

    made_in_canada INTJ

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    We're in Section 105, Row D :)
     
  7. kimkom

    kimkom Two Pot Screamer

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    Yay! We're neighbours!! :rollin:
     
  8. made_in_canada

    made_in_canada INTJ

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    Yay!!!
     
  9. shutterbug

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    Very annoying when you can't pick your seats, especially when the agency has the capacity for it, as Select Your Tickets does with the tickets for the Kelowna Rockets. It was the same in the member pre-sale on Thursday. Had to try numerous times for the seats I wanted (not a very productive employee for those couple of hours :lol:). Fortunately, it worked out quite well, and I was able to get very close to my ideal location - Section 111 row B, seats 5 -7.
     
  10. cygnus

    cygnus Liberal Furry

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    Umm it's not large, but you can get there on Air Canada and Westjet at least -through connections from Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver. It's a working airport. What more do you need?
     
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  11. Really

    Really No longer just a "well-known member" Yay!

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    Shuttles!
     
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  12. cygnus

    cygnus Liberal Furry

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    :lol:
     
  13. manhn

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  14. kimkom

    kimkom Two Pot Screamer

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    :cheer: :cheer: Looking forward to seeing you again!
     
  15. alilou

    alilou Crazy Stalker Lady

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    Me too! And looking forward to seeing you again kimkom :cheer2:
     
  16. SandraMGfan

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    Do we have a schedule somewhere? (couldn't find one :( )
    Booking my flights this week, and the rest of my week in Van and wondering if there's any competition early Friday? Merciiii!
     
  17. manhn

    manhn Well-Known Member

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    No schedule yet, I'm pretty sure.

    Because this is the west coast, they may have it on early Friday to accommodate the East Coast (they may start it here at 3pm so TSN can air it live 6pm ET).
     
  18. firal

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    The email confirmation that came after I purchased my tickets had a rough schedule including the following part:


    FRI MORNING - SKATE CANADA - SHORT PROGRAMS
    OCT 31 2014 at 09:00am
    PROSPERA PLACE

    At the bottom of the email it says that "TICKETS WILL BE MAILED IN THE FALL ONCE THE SCHEDULE IS FINALIZED"

    Not sure how much this is set in stone, but hope this helps with your trip planning!
     
  19. alilou

    alilou Crazy Stalker Lady

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    OMG Sandra you will be there too?! :cheer2:
     
  20. SandraMGfan

    SandraMGfan Active Member

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    I will :cheer: booking flights this week or next :D
    Can't wait to see everyone!

    firal - thanks! I guess it'll be Thursday arrival then!
     
  21. Eladola

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    Anoyne knows why nothing ever happens after you press "Buy Tickets" ?
     
  22. SandraMGfan

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    The same was happening to me in Chrome, but it worked after waiting for a little bit in Safari today. But still haven't booked...
     
  23. Japanfan

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    Okay, no schedule yet but we know the SPs are Friday morning (31st).

    So on Sunday there will probably be the FD and the Gala?

    I've booked our hotel for 31, 1, and 2, but am wondering if there will realistically be time to drive back to Vancouver on the 2nd, in which case I need to either book a nother night at the hotel and another for the dog at the boarder's. Or, come home early.
     
  24. made_in_canada

    made_in_canada INTJ

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    I have to drive home on the 2nd and it's a lot further than Vancouver. The gala usually isn't too late in the day. Unless you don't drive in the dark or something you should be fine to get back in Sunday.
     
  25. alilou

    alilou Crazy Stalker Lady

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    Last year they had all the SP's on the Friday, and all the LP's on the Saturday, and the Gala at 1.00pm on the Sunday. If it's like that again we should be able to get home Sunday afternoon/evening leaving around 3.30ish.
    I've booked a hotel for 30 thru 3rd which I can still change without it costing me anything. If there's practices on the Thursday I may go by bus and just come back with you (hope that's still okay).

    What time were you thinking of leaving on the 31st? Last year competition started at about 3pm on the Friday.
     
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  26. Japanfan

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    We'll leave on Thursday the 30th, probably around noon or so. I booked the hotel for Thursday, Friday and Saturday night. But I'm considering staying over Sunday as well. . .am not thinking clearly at the moment due to a recent ordeal (see Pet Thread in Secret Sources).

    My intention is to enjoy as much skating as possible! And then there is the weather to consider - leaving in the morning might be preferable to leaving later, the Coquihalla (sp?) Hwy. can be treacherous.
     
  27. alilou

    alilou Crazy Stalker Lady

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    Ordeal is the word. You must have been so worried. Glad it all turned out okay.
    I don't know if it's better in the morning or later in the day when it has (maybe) warmed up a bit for the Coquihalla. Anyway Thurs to Sun or Mon works for me. I have until Oct 28 to change my hotel booking free of charge.
     
  28. kimkom

    kimkom Two Pot Screamer

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    Looking forward to seeing you and Japanfan! Wheeee!!!
     
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  29. alilou

    alilou Crazy Stalker Lady

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    Me too :cheer:

    It's gonna be a reunion :cheer2:
     
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  30. firal

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