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We encourage our members to plan ahead and present the rides and events within the GLRC perimeters. For those who are hosting an event, post your flyer as soon as the details are ironed out.

"Please send your notice at least 30 days in advance."

Contact the hosting chapter for specific details of their event to confirm the places and location held if there are any questions. The webmaster simply posts the related links here. Our interactive calendar is tied into the Blue Knights International calendar for all events either web site lists.


2017 Great Lakes Events
28 May

Ottawa Ontario Buffet Lunch

Cost: $14.00 CDN

Place: Rideau Carlton Center

Advertising Poster
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17 Jun

COPS Kids Rally

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All proceeds to benefit C.O.P.S. Kids Camp

Registration 9-11 AM

Vandervest Harley Davidson
1966 Velp Ave.,
Green Bay, WIS

Cost $15.00 per person or $50.00 in pledges

Download PDF for more information

Rally Flyer
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23-25 Jun

Annual Wisconsin State Convention

Ho-Chunk Casino/Hotel
S3214 County Road BD
Baraboo, WI 53913

Events: Friday Chicken BBQ, Hospitality area 8p-?

Saturday ride with lunch, Banquet and hospitality area, entertainment. Several raffles to include 50-50, local prizes and custom made gun! Goodie bags for everyone including the kids! You won’t find a better deal in the dells during peak tourist season!

$65 pp before 5/26
$75 pp after 5/26

Kids 0-3 free, 4-17 - $30/$40

King or Double $99
RV Custom site $29
RV Luxury site $ 34
RV Premier site $39

Call 1-800-746-2486 Use code “6654” for the discounted rate above.
The special room rate cutoff is 5/24/17

Camping available at Mirror Lake State Park. About 1 mile away on Shady Lane

Flyer Registration
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16-21 Jul

icon 2017 International Convention icon

Chapter: WI VI - Milwaukee, WI

Host Hotel: Hilton Milwaukee City Center Downtown
Room Rate $109.00 / night includes parking
Phone: 1-414-271-7250



Registration: Fee $135.00

Flyer Registration
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23 Jul

NY V Toy Transport Christmas in July

In memory of Trooper Jack Miller

Register: 12;30 PM until 2:00 PM at Woodlawn Beach
South 3580 Lakeshore Road
Blasdell, NY.

Ends: American Legion Post 928
7353 Erie Rd Rte 5,
Derby, NY

Cost: $10.00 / person

Event Flyer
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18-20 Aug

2017 Summer Conference

Knox County Fairgrounds
1392 Knox Highway 9
(Knoxville Exit #51 off of Interstate 74)
Galesburg, IL

Costs (payment postmarked before July 15th, 2017 - add $10.00 each after):
Adults $65.00 / Children 6-16 $20.00

A block of rooms have been set aside in the following motels for the Summer 2017 GLRC, hosted by Illinois XXVI. Please specify Blue Knights when making reservations. You may be able to find a better rate by searching the internet at; etc.

Attention all GLRC Blue Knights – There will be individual, personalized gifts for the first fifty who register for the summer conference. I can tell you, these are nice!

Baymont Inn & Suites - 2285 Washington Street, Galesburg
(Located at the Galesburg Exit 48, I-74, next to Holiday Inn Express & Suites)
Phone Number 309-343-7600 Room rate: $74.95 + tax

Super 8 Motel - 737 Knox Hwy 10, Knoxville
(Located at Knoxville Exit 51, I-74 next to McDonalds and across from fairgrounds)
Phone Number 309-289-2100 Room rate: $89.99 + tax
(cut off for Blue Knight reservations July 5th, 2017)

Holiday Inn Express & Suites – 2160 E. Main Street, Galesburg
(Located at the Galesburg Exit 48, I-74)
Phone Number 309-343-7100 Room rate $124.95 + tax
Free shuttle between the hotels and fairgrounds.

Camping (with electrical) will be available at the fairgrounds.
RV's = $20.00; Tents/Motorcycle Campers = $10.00.
Showers and bathrooms onsite. NO dumping available.

If there are any questions, please contact: Chapter President,
Steve Johnson, / 309-351-9960

Event Flyer/Registration
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2018 Great Lakes Events

2018 Spring Conference

None received yet.


2018 Summer Conference

None received yet.


This listing is compiled from various sources and no guarantee is made as to it’s accuracy. It would be prudent to check with the contact number or e-mail address given for up-to-date information.

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