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ISLAND CUP NEWS AND INFO

April 30 2019- Please look over the general rules in the rules and tech section if you are attending the Island Cup this weekend.


April 6 2019 - After having a few people back out, registration is open again with limited spots remaining send in your info if you are wanting to compete.


Feb 28 2019 - Registration is now closed as we have reached our limit of trucks. This year will be the biggest year ever with over 40 competitors. We will continue to accept entries until further notice and  will contact you in the event of a cancellation.   


Jan 1st 2019 - Island Cup registration for the 2019 Cup

Please send in info on yourself and pics of your buggy to islandcupwss@gmail.com



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A FEW NOTES FROM AN ISLAND CUP MOM

 Island Cup  with the kids!

Firstly  this event is likely best enjoyed without the kids at all, however if  you can’t find a sitter or think your kid would love to see the  trucks/races it can be done but here’s some Mom pointers to make sure  you’re prepared and it’s a fun time!

-Think “off  road”, you will likely get dirty and be hiking and scampering a bit. You  want to be nimble. Forgo the camp chairs (unless you’re camping!) and  plan to be mobile. A small throw blanket is better for seating if you  really don’t want to sit on the ground.

- proper shoes, long sleeves, pants! The terrain is not suitable for sandals!

-small/med sized back pack with water, snacks, wipes, hats, and a toy or two. You don’t want to be carrying too much.

-Part  of the course is on a pretty steep incline. If you aren’t feeling like  playing billy goat through other spectators there is an unmarked side  logging road that is only a 5 minute walk to the top just ask.

-for  safety a child carrier back pack or leash system is recommended for  younger kids who aren’t old enough to be solid listeners or aren’t fully  physically capable (under age 4)

-depending on the weather hat, sunscreen, bug spray etc. Bandanas to tie on face to screen dust are handy if it’s hot and dry.

-Stay alert of the course and potential mishaps. This is NOT a controlled (speedway/racetrack) environment.
Trucks  will roll, dirt and rocks will be kicked up by tires. Small kids are  less visible to drivers who are focused on completing the course. If in  doubt MOVE. (I kept my crew parallel to or above the top of the course)

Also...
-Likely no cell service.
-Bring cash in case.
-There will be open booze and likely some swearing.
-No running water. Port a potties only. Washrooms/garbages rare. 


BY Jennah Stavroff

The Brand new Island Powder Coating winners podium

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on the prize table so far...

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Over $6000 in Cash prizes. 

May not be exactly as shown.  

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Back Door Fab is sponsoring Friday Night Battle royal, The winner of Friday night will get $200 to cover your entry fee, another $200 cash and a back door fab sway bag 

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$1500 worth of gifts cards from Lordco Auto Parts

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Eco Box Billet Planetary Doubler Case sent in from Northwest Fab

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For the 5th year in a row 

Integra/6 Mile Tire is giving away a complete set of Toyo MT's

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Dana 60 Drive Flange kit From Yukon Gear and Axle  

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Pair of 16" Fox air shocks from North Shore Off-Road 

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Smittybilt 9,500lb winch from North Shore Off-Road 

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Smittybilt air compressor 2781 from North Shore Off-Road

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ARB digital tire inflator from North Shore Off-Road 

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48" hi-lift jack from North Shore Off-Road

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 Dana 60 hardcore Hubs from Yukon Gear and Axle 

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A pair of origin shoes From ERA one Footwear 

https://eraonefootwear.ca/

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 A pair of origin shoes From ERA one Footwear  

https://eraonefootwear.ca/

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 A pair of origin shoes From ERA one Footwear  

https://eraonefootwear.ca/

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A pair of origin shoes From ERA one Footwear  

https://eraonefootwear.ca/ 

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20" light bar and wiring harness,  fog light set, 2 dot 6" light bars, lots of toques, hats and shirts  from Speed Demon Lights

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4 pack Speed Demon Hilux LED fog light kit from Loki LIghts 

https://lokilights.ca/

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$500 gift certificate from Western Canadian Rockwell 

https://westerncanadianrockwell.ca

 

WestCan Overland ltd has a 3 night (valued at $750) overlanding give away. It will be set up all weekend long to check out. 

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 $300 gift certificate from RCV Performance Products 

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Whale watching 2 person pass from Sooke Whale watching 

http://sookewhalewatching.com

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Whale watching 2 person pass from Sooke Whale watching 

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2 drones sent in from Bumper to Bumper

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 2 pairs of Bright Source cube lights from North Shore Off-Road 

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TMR Customs has sent in 2 pairs of fire extinguisher mounts, 2 battery boxes and a bunch of shirts 

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2 x limit straps, 2x Radflo air bumps, 2x synergy air bump cans, Trail-Gear soft shackle, Stanley growler,  Stanley wide mouth flash, Stanley tumblers, Wurth 1st aid kit, BCC dana 60 caliper brackets, to work with Wilwood calipers and Spydertrax rotors, a Texas mickey of Jack Daniels  and a bunch of BCC Swag all sent in from Big Country Customs 

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EMF Ball Joints sent their brand new Dana 60 ball joints. Theses ball joints are being debuted at the Island Cup

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