Schedule

MSA 2017  Bloomington, MN

Tentative Schedule as of 6/16/17

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Wednesday, August 16

  • 9AM Registration begins at the DoubleTree Hotel
  • 5PM Registration closes for the day
  • Animal Units arrive at the Zuhrah Horse Ranch, 4505 CR 92, Independence, MN
  • 6PM        Counterparts Social at Minnesota Valley Country Club
  • 7PM        Counterparts dinner served
  • 7-9PM        Marketplace setup in Veranda Ballroom DoubleTree

Thursday, August 17

  • 7-9AM        Marketplace setup in Veranda Ballroom DoubleTree
  • 9AM-5PM    Marketplace open
  • 9AM    Registration begins at the DoubleTree Hotel
  • 5PM    Registration closes for the day
  • TBD        Animal Units – Practice offered in Zuhrah Horse Ranch arena and barn
  • 12:30-3:30PM    “Gems of Minneapolis” City Tour
  • 6-9PM        Shrine-A-Rama Social at DoubleTree Ballroom.  Enjoy the music of the Riverside Hitmen band
  • 6:30-8:30PM    Shrine-A-Rama Buffets Open
  • 6-8PM        Hospitality Rooms to discontinue offering drinks during this time.

Friday, August 18

  • Competitions:
  •     8AM    Motor Corps –  TBD
  •     8AM    Foot Patrols – TBD
  •     8:30AM    Chanters – TBD
  •     9AM    Clowns – DoubleTree Hotel, Edina Room, with dressing rooms available at 7AM
  •     9AM    Horsemen – Zuhrah Horse Ranch, 4505 CR 92, Independence, MN
  • Competitions Pending: Bands, Drum & Bugle Corps, Oriental Bands, Pipes & Drums, Shrine Provosts
  • 9AM-5PM    Marketplace open
  • 11:30AM    Ladies Luncheon Social – Grand Ballroom Foyer, DoubleTree Hotel
  • 12-3PM        Ladies Luncheon
  • 1:30PM        All Midwest Ceremonial, Contact: Tom Moe (701) 786-2442
  • 4PM        Parade line-up
  • 5PM        Parade kicks off
  • 5-7PM        Marketplace tear-down
  • 6PM        Parade Oasis begins
  • 9PM        Parade Oasis closes

Saturday, August 19

We encourage you to stay and “enjoy” the Twin Cities for the weekend: Pote’s Golf Tournament ,

Minnesota Twins baseball, Mall of America, Valley Fair, etc.