2016 PCA BCIR Past Events (for reference):
- Jan 31, 2016: nominate yourself for the 2016 BCIR Club Council: Email firstname.lastname@example.org. Help out – and have fun! As always, send feedback for ideas / issues to make 2016 even better.
- Feb 29, 2016, 7pm. BCIR Board meeting.
- Mar 5, 2016: PCA Region President’s Meeting, Spokane, WA. If you have feedback/recommendations let us know at email@example.com.
- March 30, 2016, 7pm. PCA BCIR Board meeting. BNA, Kelowna. All ideas/feedback welcome: firstname.lastname@example.org.
- April 3, 2016, 8am to 10am: Porsche Cars & Coffee. Location: City Park, Kelowna. Monthly Event in same location as 2015, starting April 3, 2016: first Sunday of every month, 8am to 10am.
- April 30 (Sat) & May 1 (Sun): Exclusive PCA members GT1 Tech Event, Bellevue, WA. See the car and hear presenters Andy Pilgrim, Tony Callas and Randy Leffingwell. To register and more details...
- May 1 (Sun), 2016, 8am to 10am: Porsche Cars & Coffee. Location: City Park, Kelowna. Monthly Event; same time & location on the first Sunday of every month.
- May 1 (Sun), 2016. Motor Werke Spirited Drive.
Full day event; all makes / models of sporting cars welcome. Departs in morning from Motor Werke, Kelowna. "Corners that will showcase your car's performance; A riverside picnic; A visit to an organic winery; & An intriguing MW T-shirt." Email Dorothy for information and to RSVP.
- May 5-7, 2016. Area 27 "Poker Run" Rally & Track Open House. Members & prospective-members are welcome – registration required. Thurs night event is at August Motorsports; Fri rally travels in style from Kelowna to Sat afternoon/night at Spirit Ridge Resort, Osoyoos. Includes lunch & dinner & prizes and entertainment. Details & registration...
- May 14 (Sat), 2016, 6.30pm: Executive planning mtg.
- May 28 (Sat), 2016, 6pm. BCIR Spring Social & New Members Event.
6pm at The XChange, Kelowna. Please RSVP to email@example.com by May 27.
Address: 1615 Dickson Ave #200, Kelowna, BC V1Y 7W6
- Jun 1 (Wed), 2016, 7pm: High Performance Driver's Education (HPDE) "Tech Talk" (and iRacing Driving Simulator and Social) chez Sean Seidman. RSVP to Sean at firstname.lastname@example.org with details to follow RSVP.
- Jun 5 (Sun), 2016, 8-10am: Porsche Cars & Coffee, City Park, Kelowna.
- Jun 18 & 19 (Sat & Sun), 2016: Drivers Education at Oregon Raceway Park (ORP), Grass Valley, Oregon, via the pros at Hooked on Driving. PCA Instructor, Racer & BCIR’s DE Chair Sean Seidman is going and will help newbies with the whole event. Questions about going? Pros & newbies all welcome – your regular Porsche is welcome. Read all about it here...
- Jun 19 (Sun), 2016. Father’s Day Car Show, 11am - 4pm. 25th Anniversary = 25 Porsches! Lunch social. Location: City Park, Kelowna. Contact Gustav email@example.com to enter your Porsche and help and RSVP for lunch... All Porsches welcome...it does not need to be concourse caliber! It is for fun and to celebrate 60 Years of PCA, 50 years of the 911 and 25 Years of BCIR!
- July 15 –17 (Fri – Sun), 2016: PCA BCIR 25th Anniversary Party & Weekend Event
Location: Sun Peaks Grand Hotel, just north of Kamloops, BC. This is an inclusive event: bring a partner! Rough agenda:
- Friday afternoon: Kelowna group departure; drive up To Sun Peaks; group dinner at restaurant.
- Saturday: gorgeous Helmcken Falls Tour OR free day for golf, mountain bike, hike or just lounge by the pool.
- Saturday, afternoon & evening: BBQ dinner Buffet Health Club Deck overlooking resort live music / performance / entertainment.
- Sunday morning adventure Mountain Cross Carts and Farmer's Market.
- Link to event details page...
- Coffee & Cars of course, Aug 7.
- Aug 7, 2016: Okanagan Dream Rally (http://okanagandreamrally.com/).
Drive or volunteer and support this wonderful event that benefits those in need. Central Okanagan Hospice Association (COHA) is the main partner. Register here...
- Aug 13, 2016, 8am: impromptu spirited drive to Abbotsford Airshow OR join us up until Princeton (for a smaller half-day drive). Prompt 8am departure from Starbucks, West Kelowna... the one next to Save On Foods at this map location. Bring a walkie-talkie like usual and a full tank of gas... RSVP to Duane: firstname.lastname@example.org. Return trip from Abbotsford TBD by RSVPers.
- Aug 19, 2016: Tour to Werks Reunion III, Monterey. Anyone going? Let us know at email@example.com. Can you say roadtrip? www.werksreunion.com
- Aug 26-28, 2016. Fri to Sun. PCA Whistler Weekend, hosted by CW & PNW Regions. Event site for details & reg: http://whistlerweekend2016.com. Mountain high concours lite & car display, autocross, tours etc. Some excellent prizes from sponsors. Contact Brad Pape to join up and travel down together from Kelowna... the back road tour into Whistler is epic: firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Sep 4, 2016: City Park, Kelowna.
- 8-10am Porsche Cars & Coffee.
- 10am: delicious drive & spirited lunch! Departs 10am sharp: please for a few hours. RSVP to Jill & Dave at email@example.com.
- Sep 10-11, 2016. Luxury Supercar Weekend, Van Dusen Gardens.
- Sep 23-25. Fri-Sun. Kelowna Tour (INWR). Overnights at Manteo Resort.
- Sep 23-25. Fri-Sun. Osoyoos Tour (CWR).
- Accommodations Safari Beach Motel, Osoyoos
- Friday Drive through Cascades, cross border near Grand Forks to loop back and arrive in Osoyoos.
- Saturday Morning drive, golf, jet ski, wine tour, evening group BBQ on the beach in Osoyoos.
- RSVP to Brian firstname.lastname@example.org & cc Manuel & Sabina, email@example.com.
- Oct 8 (Sat), 2016: BCIR Fall Social, Basil & Mint Restaurant, Kelowna. RSVP Manuel & Sabina, firstname.lastname@example.org.
- PORSCHE 917 “Show & Tell” Saturday October 29, 2016, 9:30am - 1pm: Redmond, WA.
- Oct 30 (Sun), 2016, 4 – 6pm: BCIR AGM & council elections. All nominations welcome; feedback/recommendations let us know. Please RSVP. Volunteer & get involved... Duane at email@example.com.
- Note: Dec 2016 event postponed to Jan 2017.
2015 PCA BCIR Past Events (for reference):
- Mar 14, 2015: PCNA Official 918 Tech Session. 8.30am to 1.30pm. Bellevue, WA, USA. RSVP Teched@pnwr.org or phone +1 425 836 3963.
- Mar 21, 2015: PCA Region President’s Meeting, Vancouver. If you have feedback/recommendations let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Mar 28 (Sat), 2015, 11am-1pm: Technical Session at Dons Werkshop, topic "Suspension: Settings & Handling." Coffee, doughnuts, pop and chips. Drop-in social event, a chance to gab with other Porsche enthusiasts. No RSVP required. Location/map...
- April 5, 2015, 8am to 10am: Porsche Cars & Coffee - City Park, Kelowna. *NEW* Monthly Event for 2015, starting April 5, 2015: first Sunday of every month, 8am to 10am.
- April 11 (Sat), 2015: Club Social. 3.30pm, Kelowna. Wine tasting followed by dinner. RSVP to Duane at email@example.com.
- May 3, 2015, 8am to 10am: Porsche Cars & Coffee - City Park, Kelowna. First Sunday of every month.
- May 23 (Sat), 2015: Motor Werke Sponsored Spirited Tour; Kelowna to Penticton. Gourmet lunch & t-shirt included; link to RSVP...
- Jun 4 (Thu), 2015, 12noon to 1pm: Tech Session on the famous Mezger GT / Turbo Engine. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Jun 7, 2015, 8am to 10am: Porsche Cars & Coffee – City Park, Kelowna. First Sunday of every month. Coffee is compliments of the Club.
- Jun 13 – 15, 2015 (Tour 1) and Tour 2: Jun 16 – 18, 2015: Southern BC 3-day luxury tour... Porsche Canada Event (not PCA). Drive new Porsches supplied by Porsche Canada: www.porsche.ca/performancetour. Price: $3,995 per person + Tax.
- Jun 21 (Sun), 2015, at Kelowna City Park: Annual "Father's Day" Car Show & Fundraiser for Project Literacy.
- Jun 27 (Sat), 8am sharp departure... meet at Tim Hortons (Okanagan Lake Centre...), 2015: Drive to connect with the "Area 27 Rally" event at Spirit Ridge Resort, Osoyoos... see a Porsche 918 Spyder and an incredible mix of sports cars.
- Jul 5, 2015, 8am to 10am: Porsche Cars & Coffee – City Park, Kelowna. First Sunday of every month. Coffee is compliments of the Club.
- Jul 27-29, 2015: Porsche Club Zone 6 'Grand Tour' – Join in at least for our Region's section, overnight to Fernie. But you could do just a half day – or more! This is an epic tour of the Pacific Northwest. The ambitious route drives through every PCA Region in Zone 6. Starts July 25th at the Le May Museum in Tacoma, WA, and ends Aug 8th in Portland, OR.
Register for free via MotorSportReg.com.
Dinner in Kelowna Mon July 27 RSVP email@example.com; Kelowna departure heading East to Fernie Tue July 28, 9am requires free registration via MotorSportReg.com. More tour info...
- July 26, 2015: Motor Werke "Spirited Drive" – $35 includes lunch. Book online or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Aug 2, 2015, 8am to 10am: Porsche Cars & Coffee – City Park, Kelowna. First Sunday of every month. Coffee is compliments of the Club.
- Aug 15-16 (Sat & Sun), 2015: Kamloops Drive & BBQ Social. RSVP Brad at email@example.com.
- Aug 26 (Wed), 2015: Spokane, WA. Driver's Education at the track! INWR PCA DE event, Spokane County Raceway. Online registration link: http://inwr.pca.org/drivers-ed.html or more info pdf... All cars welcome.
- Not enough RSVPs, so event cancelled:
Aug 29 (Sat), 2015: Drive & Social Dinner at Ex Nihilo Vineyards Winery. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org .
- Sep 6, 2015, 8am to 10am: Porsche Cars & Coffee – City Park, Kelowna. First Sunday of every month. Coffee is compliments of the Club.
- Sep 16 (Wed), 2015: Spokane, WA. Driver's Education at the track! INWR PCA DE event, Spokane County Raceway. Online registration link: http://inwr.pca.org/drivers-ed.html or more info pdf... All cars welcome.
- Rennsport Reunion V (official site), Sep 25-27, 2015: Road trip & event attendance for this epic event in Monterey, California. Join us for part or all to see legendary racing Porsches in action at Laguna Seca 'Mazda Raceway.' For event info... or to connect with locals going email email@example.com.
- Sat Oct 17, 2015: 11am, Dons Werkshop, Summerland, Coffee & Cars followed by lunch.
- Oct 24 S(at), 2015: 1.30pm to 5.30pm. Fall Backroads Drive: for details email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Nov 21 (Sat), 2015, 7pm: Porsche Club Year-End Party! Mission Tap House (on Lakeshore at KLO, Kelowna). RSVP required to email@example.com.
2014 PCA BCIR 'related' past events overview for reference
- Dec 20, 2014: 7pm BCIR Club Member's Social – at "48 North" Kelowna, BC – RSVP firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Dec 2014: BCIR PCA Council elections. Get involved in the club: invitations for candidate nominations – or simply invite the club out for a tour on your favourite back roads!
- Oct 18 & 19, 2014: Spokane Tour: overnight tour Spokane, WA, with Club Sponsor Motor Werke. Email for details/RSVP to email@example.com.
- Sep 20 (Sat), 2014: Edgy Tour day trip. Meet at City Park, Kelowna, at 7.30am; depart at 8am. Plan for a full day – return to Kelowna around 4pm. Vernon meet at South Starbucks at 9am-ish.
- Note: the inaugural Nakusp Hillclimb has been postponed until 2015.
- August 16, 2014: Lake Loop Tour, with Club Sponsor Motor Werke – enjoy a day tour, starting/ending in Kelowna, with lunch stop in Salmon Arm...
- Aug 15, 2014: PCA’s inaugural 'Werks Reunion' during the Monterey Classic Car Week, at the Rancho Canada Golf Club in Monterey, California.
- Aug 22-24, 2014: PCA CWR & PNWR's "Whistler Weekend" at beautiful Whistler, BC. Concours, Autocross & more. Registration opens April 15 on www.motorsportreg.com.
- Mar 8, 2014: Motor Werke Tech Session: Italian Passion. Email for details/RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Mar 22, 2014: Zone 6 President's Meeting, Gig Harbor, Washington.
- Mar 29, 2014, 7-9pm (Sat): Motor Werke Tech Session: Tech Inspection 101. Email for details/RSVP to email@example.com.
- Apr 6, 2014, 10.30am to 12.30pm (Sun) followed by lunch (RSVP required): "Porsche Tech & New Member Social" BCIR Event at Don's Werkshop, 101 - 9503 Cedar Ave, Summerland, www.donswerkshop.com. All welcome. RSVP for lunch reservation to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- May 18, 2014: The Ridge Motorsport Park "Driver Education" track day. Organized by MotorWerke along with ProFormance Racing School. Location is near Olympia, WA. Contact email@example.com for information and RSVP.
- May 17-18, 2014: Knox Mountain Hillclimb.
- May 18, 2014 (11am – 4pm): Peachland World of Wheels (WOW) Show and Shine. Official site & details...
- May 22, 2014: Black Rock, the premier VIR PCA event on Vancouver Island. Sold out.
- May 30 to Jun 1, 2014: Area 27 Rally – “Area 27” & BCIR PCA partner for a weekend for sports car enthusiasts in Oliver/Osoyoos, BC... in support the new track/club. Invitational event. Sold out... but you can join the daytrip (below)!
- May 31 (Sat) Day Trip: join BCIR and MotorWerke for a spirited drive down together from Kelowna to Osoyoos – special invite to see the Area 27 Rally start. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP. Meet at Giobean Coffee (Kelowna) at 8am, depart at 8.45 sharp.
- Jun 14-15, 2014: 24 Hours of Le Mans. Porsche returns to the top tier of sports car racing.
- Jun 15, 2014: Boyd's Father's Day Car Show & Motorwerk + BCIR Porsche Club Fundraiser, City Park, Kelowna. See the photos...
- Jun 15-21, 2014: Porsche Parade in Monterey, California. Join the BCIR Roadtrip to CA for this epic event. (What is a Porsche Parade?) Contact email@example.com to join the roadtrip adventure.
- Jun 27, 2014: Social Dinner at The Gasthaus on the Lake – 6pm. RSVP to Gustav at firstname.lastname@example.org for reservations.
- Jun 30, 2014: Driver Education at Mission Raceway (instruction via the Performance Drivers Club) – contact
Andy Ali email@example.com for more details on this great way to learn about – and enjoy – your Porsche.
2013 BCIR PCA 'related' past events overview for reference (note, not all are official club events):
- Jan 25, 2013: Cheering for Bullet Racing at the Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona, Daytona Beach, FL. Porsche Corral by PCA Zone 12 Regions.
- Mar 8, 2013: Zone 6 - Region Presidents Meeting in Bend, OR.
- Mar 16 (Sat), 2013: PCA BCIR Member Social & Tech Session at Motor Werke, Kelowna, 7-9+pm; RSVP.
- Mar 31, 2013: Drive to Meadow Creek for breakfast (Nelson start). Meeting at Nelson Dairy Queen at 6:45am. RSVP firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Apr 14, 2013, BCIR Event: Dons Werkshop Tour, Tech & Social; 1 - 5 pm; 101 - 9503 Cedar Ave, Summerland; www.donswerkshop.com. All welcome.
- May 17 &18, 2013: INWR PCA Walla Walla/Columbia Valley Wine Country Tour, Richland, WA.
- May 19, 2013, BCIR Event: USA Okanagon Highlands Tour: one day, remote & twisty tour, 533KM return, leaving early 6am Penticton. RSVP email Rolf at email@example.com.
- Jun 7 & 8, 2013: "CanAm Tour" is a legend in the Pacific Northwest. (Not an official PCA event.) Tentative route Coeur d'Alene, ID, to Colfax, WA. TBD...
- Jun 15, 2013: INWR PCA Driver Education at The Ridge Motorsports Park.
- Jun 16, 2013. Fathers Day Car Show, City Park, Kelowna. Porsches, Ferraris, Lambos... Fundraiser for Project Literacy. More details...
- June 22, 2013 BCIR Event: Princeton Merritt Circle Tour. You won't want to miss this... some fine twisty roads you have never been on! RSVP email Rolf at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Jun 23-29, 2013: Porsche Parade, Traverse City, MI, USA. (What is a Porsche Parade?)
- Jun 27-30,2013: INWR PCA "Can-AM / Banff" Tour. BCIR meet up. More info at inwr.pca.org.
- Jul 13, 2013 Motor Werke Drive: starts/finishes in Kelowna at MW: more info at www.motorwerke.ca.
- Jul 20, 2013 BCIR Event: Princeton Twisty Tour. RSVP email Rolf at email@example.com.
- Aug 17-21 (Vernon to Calgary) & 23-27 (Calgary to Vernon), 2013: Porsche Travel Club Canada (Porsche Canada event, not PCA). Email firstname.lastname@example.org for all info.
- Aug 23-25, 2013: "Targa Tour" is BCIR's Annual Rally on BC's twistiest roads (non-members welcome too)! Details here..
- Sep 1, 2013 (Sunday), at 3.30-5.30pm, Spirit Ridge Resort, Osoyoos, BC: lunch (BCIR organized) and Area 27 presentation regarding a new motorsports park in BC Southern Interior. Press conference and enthusiasts Q&A session with Area 27 founders and Jacques Villeneuve. RSVP for 1pm lunch to email@example.com, or for Area 25 presentation to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Sep 6-8, 2013: PCA INWR "Commemorating 50 Years of the Porsche 911" Event, Skamania Lodge, Stevenson, WA. Join some fellow BCIR members in attending this exciting event!
- Sep 19-22, 2013: PCA CWR's "Canada West Weekend," Spirit Ridge / Nk’MIP Resort in Osoyoos, BC.
- September 28-29, 2013 (Saturday & Sunday): Club Sponsor MW’s final drive of 2013, and to celebrate a fantastic driving season, we're going to wrap up with an overnight trip to Radium Hot Springs, BC. Register at September's Spirited Drive or contact Jennifer Batey, Operations Manager, email@example.com.
- Oct 24 - 27, 2013: Porsche Escape in LA, California. Join the BCIR Roadtrip to LA for this classic event, departing Mon Oct 21. (What is a Porsche Escape?) Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to join the roadtrip adventure.
2013 Events Overview:
- March 31, 2012: Drive & Trackday - join up & head to Mission Raceway with Morrisport (beginners & advanced welcome)
- April 7, 2012: Drive & Trackday - take the backroads to Seattle's new track RMP to join PNWR PCA (experience a prerequisite)
- May 11-13, 2012: Targa Tour presented by PCA BCIR & Targa Canada West (Vernon, BC).
- July 8 (Sun), 2012: Bullet Racing "Track Day" at The Ridge Motorsport Park. Group leaving Kelowna Sat Jul 7 noonish; returning Mon Jul 9.
- July 8-14, 2012: Porsche Parade, (Salt Lake City, UT). Group drive heading down... contact club to participate.
- July 21, 2012: BCIR Drive to Princeton Airshow. 9am to 5 or 6pm. Depart Kelowna 9.30; depart Penticton 10.30am. More info...
- August 2012: BCIR Executive Meeting, Summerland, BC.
- September 6-9, 2012: CWR PCA 'Canada West Weekend' (Osoyoos, BC).
- September 23 (Sunday), 2012, Motor Werke "Euro Sports Car" Drive (Kelowna-Osoyoos-Greenwood).
- September 28-30, 2012: PCA Wild Rose Region 30th Anniversary Celebration, Chateau Lake Louise, AB.
- November 11, 2012: PCA BCIR Tech Session #1 at Motor Werke: BCIR Porsche Club invitation only event; space limited; RSVP required.
- December 29, 2012: PCA BCIR Executive Meeting and Elections, Summerland, BC.