7th ANNUAL ‘MARDI PARTI’ CHEER EXTRAVAGANZA – FEBRUARY 23rd & 24th 2019!

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SCHEDULE - Doors open for Athletes & Spectators at 7:30am. The Competition starts at 9am


ADMISSION: Cash is the only form of payment accepted. There is a bank machine on site in the lower lobby. 

  • Adults: 1 DAY PASS $15.00 / 2 DAY PASS $20.00
  • Students (with student ID) 1 DAY PASS $5.00 / 2 DAY PASS $10.00
  • Children 5 and under are free


VENUE LAYOUT - Please click HERE to see the updated floor plan for the event!


CONCESSION: There will be a concession located on site hosted by the O Cafe. It will include various lunch and dinner items as well as snack and beverage choices.


SILENT AUCTION: There will be many great items to be won! Check back often to see an updated list of items!


LOCAL VENDORS: We are excited to have our feature vendor, Total Spirit attend! They will have everything your cheerleader could possibly need. In addition we will have other local vendors showcasing their amazing items! Also in attendance is Original Bows & Jones Co. Custom Creations with amazing new products!


WHAT MAKES THIS EVENT SPECIAL?

  • Held in the amazing Richmond Olympic Oval (6111 River Road, Richmond BC), the speed skating venue for the 2010 Olympic Games www.richmondoval.ca
  • Plenty of seating and space to ensure everyone gets to watch all the teams they want to see AND a FAN ZONE in front of the competition mat to ensure all your families and fans get priority seating to watch their favorite teams—YOURS
  • Excellent warm up facilities including —A full 42’X54’ sprung competition floor, a full 42’X54’ non-sprung warm up floor in addition to non-sprung 3 panel stunt strip AND a sprung 60' tumble only strip! Rest assured you will feel calm & relaxed in warm ups knowing your teams will have a full 25min to fully warm up (including a 5min break before your last warm up station).
  • We are proud to provide our Judges with video playback to help ensure correct deductions are given.  All teams are notified of any safety deductions or rule infractions BEFORE scores are submitted to the tabulation table so there are no surprises!
  • We have multiple award ceremonies to reduce the wait time for teams and parents and family friendly scheduling to ensure our littlest cheerleaders do not have to wait around for a long time before their awards.
  • The Varsity Standard of Scoring is used for all All Star portions of the competition. The Cheer Canada system is used for all High School divisions.
  • Only a short 20min drive over the border from WA State making it a great choice for American teams looking for a 2 day event in late February.
  • Conveniently located only 10min from Vancouver International Airport for teams traveling from farther away.
  • PRIZES, contests and costumes! Best-dressed fan, judge & coach will be awarded!


PARKING:  
There are numerous parking lots surrounding the oval. IN ADDITION, we have secured a city overflow parking lot located at CITY WORKS YARD. There are approximately 375 spots there which will have a shuttle going back and forth from the Lot to the Oval. If it is a nice day, you can walk along the dyke.
PARKING LOT MAP


DRIVING DIRECTIONS:

From Victoria via Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal

  1. As you leave the Tsawassen Ferry Terminal you will be on highway #17.
  2. Look for signs to Highway #99 Northbound (approximately 7 minutes from the Ferry Terminal).
  3. Highway #99 goes through the George Massey Tunnel.
  4. After the George Massey Tunnel stay on Highway #99 and take exit #36 (Westminster Hwy) which leads into the heart of Richmond, home to the City Center.
  5. Turn right on Gilbert.
  6. Turn left on Elmbridge.
  7. Turn right on Hollybridge.
  8. Turn left on River Road.


From Alberta, the Okanagan or Northern BC

  1. If you are travelling west on Highway #1 from Alberta, the Okanagan or Northern British Columbia the main junction for all will be near Hope.
  2. Once in Hope, follow highway #1 past Chilliwack and Abbotsford to Exit #66 in Langley.
  3. This leads onto Highway #10.
  4. Follow Highway#10 to the exit leading to Highway #99.
  5. Follow Highway #99 through the George Massey Tunnel.
  6. After the George Massey Tunnel stay on Highway #99 and take exit #36 (Westminster Hwy) which leads into the heart of Richmond, home to the City Center.
  7. Turn right on Gilbert.
  8. Turn left on Elmbridge.
  9. Turn right on Hollybridge.
  10. Turn left on River Road.


From Seattle

  1. Take Interstate #5 all the way to the Peace Arch US/Canada Border Crossing. Interstate #5 changes to Highway #99 once you have crossed the border into Canada.
  2. Follow Highway #99 until you pass through the George Massey Tunnel (approximately 25 minutes drive from the US/Canada Border Crossing).
  3. After the George Massey Tunnel stay on Highway #99 and take exit #36 (Westminster Hwy) which leads into the heart of Richmond, home to the City Center.
  4. Turn right on Gilbert.
  5. Turn left on Elmbridge.
  6. Turn right on Hollybridge.
  7. Turn left on River Road.