The 1000 Islands Charity Poker Run is a grassroots, volunteer-driven event dedicated to the charitable needs and economic development of the Thousand Islands Region. ALL proceeds from this year’s event will be donated to our partner charities, Make A Wish of Central New York and the River Community Wellness Center at River Hospital.
The 1000 Islands Charity Poker Run is a grassroots, volunteer-driven event dedicated to the charitable needs and economic development of the Thousand Islands Region. ALL proceeds from this year’s event will be donated to our partner charities, Make A Wish of Central New York and the River Community Wellness Center at River Hospital. This year.
August 18 th and 19 th water and speed come together during the 1000 Islands Poker Run. Catch the boats in action and on display in Confederation Basin and on the waters of the St.Lawrence. Plus, check out live music all weekend long. Friday Night there will be a best audio competition at 6pm. come out and help choose the winner by applause!Forum; General Forum; Boating News - Brought to you by Speed On the Water; 1,000 Islands Charity Poker Run Cancelled.For more than 30 years Poker Runs America and Power Boating Canada have been bringing the thrill of performance boating to the crystal blue waters of the 1000 Islands region. A Poker Run is fun on the water with power to burn. A poker run is not a race but a game of chance and an assembly of some of the hottest, fastest and most exotic boats in North America.
For a first-year event, there’s no doubt the volunteer team behind the 1000 Islands Charity Poker Run in Clayton, N.Y., did a tremendous job. Were there speed bumps along the way? Of course, but there always are when it comes to producing an event with 70 boats in attendance, especially in a small town that’s not used to hosting a performance boat showcase like the event turned into.
The 1000 Islands International Charity Poker Run is a grassroots volunteer-driven event, dedicated to the charitable needs and economic development of the Thousand Islands Region. The goal of the 1000 Islands International Charity Poker Run is to host events that promote the local river communities and preserve the historic integrity of the Thousand Islands. 2020 Event Dates (CANCELED.
The 1000 Islands International Charity Run is extremely proud to bring people from around the US and Canada to Clayton and the Thousand Islands, NY, “The Fresh Water Boating Capital of the World.” This event is brought to you by the Thousand Islands Charity Poker Run Corp. The 1000 Islands International Charity Poker Run is a grassroots, volunteer-driven event dedicated to the charitable.
The entire region is extremely popular among all manner of boaters, from small bass boats trolling for fish, to sleek cigarette speed boats that churn up the waters during the annual poker run. The 1000 Islands Region offers border crossing by ferry boat and three international bridge systems. The eastern-most bridge is between Massena, New.
The 1000 Islands Gananoque Ultimate Shootout and Poker Run will feature a stop in Prescott on September eighth. Boaters taking part in the poker run will be stopping in town for lunch at the Prescott Legion. Dennis Stein is the Volunteer Coordinator for Poker Runs America and Powerboat Canada and says they are expecting about 40 boats this year.
Kingston plays host to over 50 power boats from across North America as they compete for the best poker hand. Watch the boats take off from Confederation Basin on Saturday August 15. There are 5 stops along the way throughout the 1000 Islands. Tour the docks Friday Night and enjoy live music Friday and Saturday in Confederation Basin.
Donate to 1000 Islands Charity Poker Run Corp (EIN: 82-0648835) with Charitably.
There are many renditions of a poker run, but for those who haven’t a clue, here’s some poker run basics. For starters, think of it as a good excuse to ride your motorcycle. In the classic game of poker, each player is dealt five cards. The person with the best hand wins. Couple this with a nice motorcycle ride and you’ve got yourself a genuine poker run. The event begins when you check.
A poker run is an organized event in which participants, usually using motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles, boats, snowmobiles, horses, on foot or other means of transportation, must visit five to seven checkpoints, drawing a playing card at each one. The object is to have the best poker hand at the end of the run. Having the best hand and winning is purely a matter of chance.
The choice for Clayton NY hotels, 1000 Islands Harbor Hotel is AAA Four Diamond Hotel in the scenic 1000 Islands region of New York. With our enviable location on the banks of the St. Lawrence River our hotel provides the ideal vantage point from which to explore the area.
The 2019 1000 Islands Poker Run takes place on August 16th-17th. Along with the power boats there will be live music Friday and Saturday as well. Friday has the likes of Dead root Revival and Oakridge Avenue. Saturday has live music from 12pm-10pm featuring The Stares, Nick Babcock and Trevor Walsh. For all the details see the link below. Share. Tweet. Plus. Pin. E-Mail. Details Start: August.