As most of you are probably aware, preparations are underway for our 2012 Upper Canada Open contest in Hanover, ON. We are still in the process of obtaining insurance for our event and will have a final answer within the next couple of weeks. If we are unable to get insurance by the end of the month, unfortunately, we will be forced to cancel the contest.
On a more positive note we now have a "Official Contest Hotel". A block of hotel rooms are now available for booking at the brand new Best Western in Walkerton. 25 rooms have been set aside for us at a special rate of $139 plus tax per night. This rate is well below their regular rate. The rooms will be held for the next few weeks under the name Phil Englishman on behalf of the Can-Am Aerobatic competition. You can call the hotel direct at 226-436-3030 or 1-855-436-3030 and tell them that you are with the event. You can also reserve a room via email at firstname.lastname@example.org and again, let them know that you are with the aerobatic group. You will have a choice between two queen size beds or a single king size bed. These rooms are excellent, clean, include breakfast and they have a pool and exercise room. If you've never stayed in Hanover or Walkerton, this hotel is by far the best option. The are several other "rustic" options available at a similar price, however our vote goes to the Best Western.
We will keep everyone posted as more details are being finalized. We will also be looking for volunteers to fill the various positions related to the contest. Please let us know if you are interested in helping out.