Are you wondering what to do at Walton Raceway during the week of the
2012 Parts Canada Trans Can GNC?
Tuesday, August 14, 2012
To kick off the run, we’re beginning our games with the Closest to the Pin contest presented by Scott Sports. This event will be held near the end of registration at 5:00 p.m. at the Social Event Tent. Contestants will use a golf club to try and hit their ball nearest to the prizes that have been laid out.
Following the game, Walton Raceway will host the Opening Ceremonies for the 2012 Amateur Nationals.
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Wednesday is full of activities for the whole family! Our annual Walton Raceway Kids Survivor Scavenger Hunt will be at 6:00 p.m. at the Social Event Tent. Teams of about 4 kids will race to be the first to collect each of the required items found around the track.
At 6:30 p.m., our RC racers will meet at the RC Track for the WCK Honda RC Car Practice.
7:00 p.m.: It’s time for Walton’s first Cook-Off presented by Huron East! Moms and Dads are welcome to meet at the Social Event Tent and bring their best “track food” dinners. Judges will taste-test each meal to name our Walton Chef of the Year!
At 8:00 p.m., Walton Raceway will host everyone’s favourite show: Walton’s Got Talent. All are welcome to show off their unique talents where our special judges will decide on this year’s winner!
Thursday, August 16, 2012
Thursday evening is another exciting night at Walton Raceway. The night begins at 6:00 p.m. at the Volleyball Courts with the Mini Track Building contest presented by Scott Sports and FMF. Our own track builder and a few guest riders will choose the most impressive mini track.
The next event is at 6:30 p.m. at the RC Track – show off your RC skills at the WCK Honda RC Car Race!
We finish the night off at the Social Event Tent where the Parts Canada TransCan Bingo will be held. Bingo is always exciting at TransCan but this year will different.
The Miss TransCan 2012 contest presented by Parts Canada will be held throughout the week. Watch for our top 3 contestants from the Facebook contest as they compete in our mini-events. Our Miss TransCan 2012 winner will be announced right before Bingo on Thursday night!
Friday, August 17, 2012
The big night is finally here! At 5:30 p.m, the Bud Light Infield will close to prepare for our first-ever concert at Walton Raceway!
The Bud Light Infield will re-open at 6:00 p.m. and at 6:30 .p.m our opening band, Dr. Wu, will start the night off with some great music and entertainment.
Country star Jason Blaine will join us on stage at Walton Raceway at 8:30 p.m.
Saturday, August 18, 2012
The fun doesn’t end when Jason Blaine leaves the stage!
This year we are hosting a Monster Energy Fanfest Pit Party at 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m in the Pro Pits. Fans are welcome to come out to the Pro Pits for a Pro rider meet-and-greet, as well as other fun activities!
The Amateur Trophy Presentation will begin just after at the Main Stage at 7:00 p.m.
The Trophy Presentation will be followed by the 2013 Gear Fashion Show.
The Parts Canada TransCan Amateur Recap Video will play at 10:00 p.m.
The night ends with our spectacular Walton Raceway Firework Show!
New Facility Additions
Walton Raceway has installed multiple facility improvements to better your stay at the track.
Our new Event Centre Building will be the first change you will notice as your enter the raceway; this building will host registration and social events. The building was built in partnership with KW PowerLogic and it features 8,000 square feet of solar panels.
A new a new bicycle pump track has been created for use by TransCan campers and Walton Raceway visitors. If you enter the bush to the right of Gate B, you will also find a new mountain bike trail system. Two new beach volleyball courts have been added to the area as well.
We hope to keep you busy and entertained all week with our social events and new facility additions!