Greetings!

COST
The registration fee for practicing participants is $525 (Canadian Dollars)
The registration fee for non-practicing participants is $450 (Canadian Dollars)

Registration fee includes:
* Friday evening Vancouver Harbour boat cruise reception
* Bus transportation departing the Westin Bayshore Hotel to and from the practices
* Bento box lunch of your choice on Saturday and Sunday (chicken, salmon or vegetarian)
* Closing banquet at the Westin Bayshore Hotel


LODGING
You are responsible for making your own lodging arrangements.  You may choose from a variety of hotels offering different price ranges.  Please see the enclosed map of downtown Vancouver showing the location of the Westin Bayshore Hotel, which will be our main social venue. 

TRANSPORTATION
Vancouver International Airport is located about 15 kilometers from downtown Vancouver.  There is a SkyTrain (taking about 20 minutes) from inside the airport to downtown.  See here for the train map.  Taxi and Uber are also available. 

EVENT ITINERARY (Exact timings may be subject to minor adjustment, to be confirmed on arrival)

Friday August 12, 2022 – Vancouver Harbour
* 12 noon to 4:30 pm – Registration at Westin Bayshore Hotel
* 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm – Vancouver Harbour boat cruise, with drinks and appetizers

Saturday August 13, 2022 – UBC War Memorial Gym
* 8:00 am – Buses depart Westin Bayshore Hotel for University of British Columbia
* 9:30 am – Individual men’s and women’s black belt tournament
* 12:30 pm – Bento box lunch
* 2:00 pm – Karate practice
* 4:30 pm – Buses depart and return to Westin Bayshore Hotel

Saturday evening – free time
See HERE for local restaurants, bars and activities. Vancouver is a fun place!!

Sunday August 14, 2022 – UBC War Memorial Gym
* 8:00 am – Buses depart Westin Bayshore Hotel for University of British Columbia
* 10:00 am – Godan Examination
* 12:30 pm – Bento box lunch
* 2:00 pm – Karate practice
* 4:00 pm – Buses depart and return to Westin Bayshore Hotel
* 5:00 pm – Cocktail reception at Westin Bayshore Hotel
* 6:00 pm – Closing banquet, speeches, and entertainment at Westin Bayshore Hotel

QUESTIONS?
If we may be of any assistance in your travel arrangements, or if you have any questions, please contact any of the following people:

1. Gurmail Gill (committee chair) – 604 448 2147 or gurmail.gill@canadashotokan.org
2. Liny Chan (registration) – 604 306 0500 or lchan@sfu.ca
3. Joel Nitikman (tournament) – 604 805 7114 or joel_nitikman@hotmail.com
4. Ryan Hill (hotels) – 778 994 8310 or ryanhill69@yahoo.ca

We look forward to hosting our worldwide Shotokan Ohshima family this summer!