• The Foundation Fighting Blindness - Ride For Sight
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    Ride for Sight Announces National Grand Prize Draw
    You and a friend could be partying at the 2017 Ride for Sight in Newfoundland or Central Ontario!
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    This year, the Top Online Fundraising Teams in Central Ontario will get the full VIP
    experience during Ride for Sight.

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Ride for Sight is Canada’s longest-running and most renowned motorcycle charity event. Join thousands of participants united against vision loss as we celebrate the thrill of the open road at the ride that started them all.

Ride For Sight

Ride for Sight is a Canadian tradition. For 37 years, motorcyclists from across the country have rallied together in support of vision science – raising more than $20 million for researchers at hospitals and universities coast-to-coast.

Rev your fundraising engines because another action-packed ride season is just around the corner. With events in Northern and Southern Alberta, Northern and Central Ontario, Saskatchewan and Newfoundland we’re bringing the best in motorcycle-themed entertainment to your hometown.

Highlights for 2016 include:

    • Spectacular motorcycle parades
    • Live music & entertainment
    • Show ‘n’ Shines & bike games
    • Camping & vendor markets
    • National draw for an exciting grand prize
    • And more…
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So register online now and add to the over $20 million we’ve already raised for the Foundation Fighting Blindness.

Download the 2016 Ride for Sight Pledge Sheet.

Check out our Ride for Sight fundraising tips.

Locations

Southern Alberta

This rocking event includes:

  • Spectacular poker run parade leaving from Bragg Creek Community Centre
  • Free camping
  • Bike Games
  • Show and Shine
  • Beer Gardens
  • Live Music & Entertainment

Top Fundraisers:
Jerry Kubik / Southern Alberta / $ 8875
Dave Leshchyshyn / Southern Alberta / $ 2760
Kenneth Geitz / Southern Alberta / $ 2215
Suzanne Leshchyshyn / Southern Alberta / $ 2000
Jay and Amber Noden / Northern Alberta / $ 1805
Chuck Holmstrom / Southern Alberta / $ 1675
Brian Smith / Southern Alberta / $ 1050
Matthew Sitar / Southern Alberta / $ 1000

Event Details

Date
July 24, 2016, 9 am – 6 pm

Registration – 8:30-12:30
Bike Games – 10:00-11:00
Show and Shine – 11:30-12:30
Beer Gardens – 1:30-6:00
Poker Run – 1:00-3:30
Band – 3:30-6:00
Last Call – 6:00

Price
$40 fundraising minimum

Location
Bragg Creek Community Centre
Bragg Creek, Alberta

Looking to Volunteer?
Register to volunteer today.

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Regional Sponsors

Central Ontario

A huge thank you to everyone who supported Ride for Sight Central Ontario this year. We had a great time for a great cause!

Good news! You can register for the 2017 Ride for Sight right now. We hope you’ll join us next year for more fun and fundraising!

Register in the month of June and registration fee will be $60, no fundraising minimum required

Special early pricing:

Register in the month of July and registration fee will be $70, no fundraising minimum required.

Register in the month of August and registration fee will be $80, no fundraising minimum required

Register in September and onwards, $10 registration fee applied and fundraising minimum of $90 required

Top Fundraisers
John Kane / $15555
Derek George / $11346.18
Tony Sokic / $6060
David Connor / $4501
John & Sandy McDonald / $3705
Matthew (Matt) & Shirley Criger / $3330
Sheri Cohen / $3132
Sandy Massel / $3010
Stephen Reid / $2500
Paul Gilmour & Joanne Chadwick / $2365
Jim Bentley / $2290
John & Denise Dewar / $2225
Paul & Rennie Deveau / $2175
Virginia Coatsworth / $1891
Harold & Deb Harding / $1782
Steven Marchione / $1670
Angus Kennedy / $1565
Brendan Carmody / $1550
Michael Harwood / $1520
Tony Massel / $1508
Tony & Joanne Freeman / $1480
Meghan Vanderyt / $1425
Wilf Sukowski & Pauline Williams / $1410
Michael Ryckman / $1360
Mike Gorman / $1235
Dave Schmidt / $1220
Bonnie Wreggit / $1175
Andrew G. Munro / $1146
Pat Gonsalves / $1065
Donna (Cutekill) Skinner / $1055
Terry Downer / $1044
Chuck Stadtlander / $1040
Glenn Allman / $1027
Robert Laite / $1003
Robert (Bob) Maguire / $1000
Graham Stewart / $1000

Event Details

Date (2017)
Friday, June 16, 2017
to Sunday, June 18, 2017

Price (Register for 2017)
Register in Jun. 2016 ($60, no fundraising minimum)
Register in Jul. 2016 ($70, no fundraising minimum)
Register in Aug. 2016 ($80, no fundraising minimum)
Register in Sep. 2016 or after ($10, $90 fundraising minimum)

Location
Fenelon Fairgrounds,
Fenelon Falls, Ontario

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Our Community Partners
The Butterfly Boutique
Dockside Grill
Grr8 Finds Markets
Log Chateau Park
Murphy’s Lockside Pub & Patio
Stokes on Trent
Texas Burger
Dolce Fenelon
LP Outfitters
Curious
That Place on Cameron

Regional Sponsors

Northern Ontario

This rocking event includes:

  • Free camping for tents, campers & RVs
  • Spectacular 3-hour-long motorcycle parade
  • Show ‘n’ shine
  • Bike games
  • Vendor marketplace with food & goods
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Live music & entertainment
  • & much more! Stay tuned for details

Keep up with all your Ride for Sight Northern Ontario news on our Facebook page.

Top Fundraisers:
Luis Vieira / $ 6555
Sandra Vieira / $ 1880
John Medeiros / $ 1700
Mario & Karen Celenza / $ 1330
Stephen Warner / $ 1188
Nicole Gallant / $ 1060
Theresa Oliveira / $ 1050
Luis Oliveira / $ 1020

Event Details

Date
July 7-9, 2017 (Register for 2017)
Registration starts July 7 at 12pm

Price
$75 fundraising minimum

Location
Stokely Creek Lodge,
Goulais River, Ontario

Looking to Volunteer?
Send us an email

Northern Alberta

This rocking event includes:

  • Spectacular motorcycle parade leaving from Onoway
  • Free camping
  • Bike games
  • Show and shine
  • Beer gardens
  • Live entertainment
  • & much more!

Top Fundraisers:
Jerry Kubik / Southern Alberta / $ 8875
Dave Leshchyshyn / Southern Alberta / $ 2760
Kenneth Geitz / Southern Alberta / $ 2215
Suzanne Leshchyshyn / Southern Alberta / $ 2000
Jay and Amber Noden / Northern Alberta / $ 1805
Chuck Holmstrom / Southern Alberta / $ 1675
Brian Smith / Southern Alberta / $ 1050
Matthew Sitar / Southern Alberta / $ 1000

Event Details

Date
July 9, 2016, 9 am – 6 pm

Registration – 9:00-1:00
Bike Games – 10:30-11:30
Show and Shine – 12:00-1:00
Beer Gardens – 2:00-10:00
Poker Run – 1:30-4:00
Band – 6:00-10:30
Last Call – 10:00

Price
$40 fundraising minimum

Location
Onoway Community Hall
Onoway, Alberta

Looking to Volunteer?
Register to volunteer today.

Contact us
Send us an email

Regional Sponsors

Newfoundland & Labrador

This rocking weekend includes:

  • Motorcycle parades to Ride for Sight grounds
  • Vendor marketplace with food & goods
  • Poker Run
  • Honda Come Ride With Us / Demo rides
  • Silent Auction
  • Bike games
  • Show ‘n’ Shine
  • Beer tent
  • Complimentary Montana’s Rib Dinner
  • Live music
  • Blessing of the bikes
  • Harley-Davidson bike draw
  • & much more! 

Check out the full weekend schedule.

*NEW* One-night hotel bookings now available, plus Steel Hotels is generously hosting a Welcome event Friday night for all riders. Learn more.

Top Fundraisers:
Ed & Wilma Hennebury / $7145
Leonard Martin / $4490
Jerome Hartery / $1938.7
Frank & Alicia Tilley / $1505
Wayne & Bonnie Hynes / $1500
Jerome Hartery / 1358.65
Roxanne & Doug Thomas  / $1325
Fred Hayter / $1105
Jeff & Sharon Slade / $1068
Ryan & Ayla Blair / $1060
Perry Pafford / $1060
Gordon Janes / $1025
Patrick Mullaly / $1010

Event Details

Date
June 23 – 25, 2017 (Register for 2017)
Registration | Friday, June 23: 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Event Activities | Saturday, June 24: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Parade | Sunday, June 25 : 10:00 am

Price
$75 fundraising minimum
(plus $20 per passenger)

Location
Gander Community Centre,
Gander, Newfoundland & Labrador

Looking to Volunteer?
Send us an email

Regional Sponsors

Saskatchewan

This rocking event includes:

  • Free camping
  • Spectacular motorcycle parade leaving Elbow Arena & Fairgrounds
  • Bike games
  • Beer garden
  • Vendor marketplace with food & goods
  • & much more

Check out the full weekend schedule.

Top Fundraisers:
Kevin Junek / $3130
Jack Hancock / $1285
Mike Scherban / $1160
Myrna Broadfoot / $1063
Rod Broadfoot / $1005

Event Details

Date
June 24-26, 2016
Registration | Friday, 6:30pm – 9:00pm
Event Activities | Saturday, 8:30am – 11pm
Breakfast & move-out | Sunday, 7:30am

Price
$50 fundraising minimum

Location
Elbow Arena & Fairgrounds,
Elbow, Saskatchewan

Looking to Volunteer?
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Ride For Sight News

Ride for Sight attendees walk in between vendor booths at Ride for Sight. A motorcyclist rides down the main vendor strip towards the camera.

Ride for Sight Central Ontario Announces Vendor Line-up

May 25th, 2016 by

The vendor marketplace is always a standout of Ride for Sight weekend. Jam-packed with one-of-a-kind goods, exclusive Ride for Sight gear and delicious foods, the marketplace is a one-stop-shop for motorcycle riders and enthusiasts alike. Check out the rockin’ vendors that will be at this year’s Ride for Sight Central Ontario: Goods Food

Photo: Group of motorcycles driving on highway

2016 Ride for Sight High Milers Going The Distance!

May 13th, 2016 by

Every year, a special group of Ride for Sight participants go above and beyond to support the Foundation Fighting Blindness and our mission to cure blindness. We call these people High Milers. These high-energy fundraisers raise over $1000 each in support of vision research taking place at hospitals and universities across Canada, and are the backbone of our Ride for Sight efforts!…

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Photo: Band performs on stage at past Ride for Sight Central Ontario event

Ride for Sight Central Ontario Announces Music Line-up

May 4th, 2016 by

Ride for Sight Central Ontario is pleased to announce this year’s full throttle, music performances! Register for Ride for Sight Central Ontario for more than a full day of incredible live tunes, all the motorcycle fun you can handle, and much, much more. Check out our lineup and set times below: Friday (Country Barn Dance): Paul…

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Photo: Luis Veira and Northern Ride for Sight committee members

Ride for Sight: An Incredible Event Supporting An Even Better Cause

May 4th, 2016 by

Story contributed by Luis Vieira, a long-time Ride for Sight supporter and High Miler.(Third from left), with Chair of the Northern Ontario planning committee Dave Ostrowski Gallant (far left), Sandra Vieira (Luis’s wife) and Committee Co-chair, Greg Simpson (right). In 2002 I was asked by a group of friends if I would like to do a ride…

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