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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the poker rules?

Poker hands are only for registered riders or drivers.  Passengers are ineligible to play.  If you do not show up on event day, you forfeit.  You are not permitted to have someone else play on your behalf if you do not attend.
This event is a 5 stop poker run.  You are competing for the best 5 card hand.  A BTR representative will be at each stop to hand you a card. You will be given a tracking sheet, where each card will be marked and initialed by a BTR representative.  Your tracking sheet will be cross referenced at the end point, with BTR’s master list from each stop. If you draw a duplicate card, you will have the opportunity to draw a replacement card. If you wish, you can purchase extra cards at the end point for $10/card (max 2 cards) in order to better your chances. 

Do I need to have an M2 or full M class license? 
For the 2021 poker run, there will be no established route. Riders may choose their own route.

What time does the ride start and end? 
Registration is from 11am until 12:30pm sharp.  The ride will start AND end at Barrie Harley Davidson this year.

Do I have to pay extra for a passenger? 
Motorcycle passengers pay $15, car passengers pay $15 PER passenger.  Please note that only the registered rider or driver is permitted to play poker.

Do I have to pre-register? 
Early bird registration is $50.00, after August 1st, the price increases to $65. We highly encourage everyone to pre-register, this allows us to provide our endpoint restaurant with accurate numbers and helps us keep our costs down. Only pre-registered participants will receive an event t-shirt and patch (this includes passengers).  If you register in person on the day of the event, there is no guarantee that you will receive an event shirt, while quantities last.

Will there be a halfway point rest stop?
As there is no established route this year, all riders will ride at their own leisure.

How long is the ride? 
The ride will take approximately 2.5 hours.

Will there be food and beverages available? 
Lunch will be served at the end point, Barrie Harley Davidson.  You will receive a wristband upon arrival, this is your meal ticket.

How can I raise money? 
Simply register online, and ask friends and family to sponsor you. You can also donate to us by clicking the button at the bottom of the page.

Still have questions? 
Please contact us at bluetieride (at), or go to the contact page.

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