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Rotary Club of Drayton Valley
Drayton Valley Rotary

Proud Diamond Sponsors for Thunder in the Valley are the Drayton Valley Auto Dealers. DV Ford, Stetson GM, and Big West Dodge Chrysler Jeep.
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General Info

It's going to be another great weekend in Drayton Valley! The information on this page if for the 2013 races. Please check back for our 2014 Schedule of Events in the spring to see everything that will be going on.

Ticket Information
Weekend Adult Pass - $50
Weekend Youth & Seniors Pass - $30

Friday Night Fire-Up - $10

Saturday:

Adults - $25
Seniors 65+ - $15
Youth 6 to 17 yrs - $15
Children Under 6 - Free
Weekend Adult Pass - $50
Weekend Youth & Seniors Pass - $30

Sunday:

Adults - $25
Seniors 65+ - $15
Youth 6 to 17 yrs - $15
Children Under 6 - Free
Weekend Adult Pass - $50
Weekend Youth & Seniors Pass - $30

Admission Fees:
All funds raised through the hosting of Thunder in the Valley Drag Races are dedicated to community projects and services.

Admission fees are set for each year's events. We want to ensure you get value for your contribution to our community and thank you in advance for helping us achieve the best place to live. The Thunder in the Valley Drag Race Committee does not provide refunds on admission fees paid for any reason or cause. Spectators are asked to respect the Committee's responsibility to cancel or postpone the event in the case of inclement weather or unsafe racing conditions.

Times

  • Friday, August 30 - Pre-Tech & Fire-Up
    • 2 - 6 pm: Test & Tune
    • 6 - 9 pm: Street Legal
    • 2 pm: Beer Gardens Open
  • Saturday, August 31:
    • 9 am: Gates Open
    • 10 am: Time Trials & Eliminations
    • 10 am - 4 pm: Show & Shine
    • 10 am - 5 pm: Local Market
    • 2 pm: Beer Gardens Open
  • Sunday, September 1:
    • 9 am: Gates Open
    • 10 am: Time Trials & Eliminations
    • 10 am - 5 pm: Local Market
    • 2 pm: Beer Gardens Open

Campground Facilities
The Town of Drayton Valley and Brazeau County have several campgrounds and RV parks. Click onto the Drayton Valley and Brazeau County links for detailed information and contact numbers for the campgrounds.

Hotel/Motel Accommodation
Book early to ensure accommodation. Please visit the accommodations listed on our Links page, and consider these businesses when making your purchasing decisions.

Volunteers
If your interest in the Thunder in the Valley Drag Race is more than being a spectator, volunteering may be the answer. The Organizing Committee is looking for volunteers to help out with a variety of duties from security, food services, race teching, and facility setup. Call Kelly Starling at 780-542-3054 to volunteer.

Thunder in the Valley Drag Race Sponsors
The Rotary Club of Drayton Valley and all members of the Thunder in the Valley Drag Race Organizing Committee extend their warmest appreciation to the number of individuals, organizations, and businesses that continue to give generously to make Drayton Valley's annual Drag Race a huge success. We couldn't do it without you!

Website: www.thunderinthevalleydragrace.ca

Check out the Sound Wars Competition with Show 'n Shine

Fun for kids of all ages at our midway.

Photo taken at the 2010 Thunder in the Valley. Carmen Williams Photography.

For general information, call Mardi Dancey at 780-621-2660

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