Frequently Asked Questions
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Please visit our registration page.
Pleae send an email to concessisions for more information.
From Ottawa, Highway 417 West to the Almonte exit, Highway 49 West for 12 Kms, then follow the signs. From West and South of Almonte, Highway 7 or 15 to Carleton Place, then Highway 29 North to Almonte. From Arnprior and North, Highway 17, then Highway 29 South to Almonte. Visit Google maps for a map to parking or Games site.
Parking is at the Almonte Arena, with a free shuttle service to and from the Games site. For a map to the off site parking please visit Google maps.
There are a limited number of handicapped parking spaces. Wheelchair accessible space in front of the grandstand is available on a first come first served basis. Washroom facility is wheelchair accessible.
Yes advance Admission is $15 for adults ($17 at the gate for adults). Children under 12 are free. Tickets are available at a number of local retailers. See the tickets page for details.
A kids mini-games will be held in the afternoon, with events such as "wellie hurling" taking place at the beach area. See the registration page for details on how to register.
This is where very large men throw tree trunks, measuring 18-22 feet long and weighing approximately 130 pounds. The throw is judged not for height or distance but for position. A perfect throw will land in the 12 o'clock position.
The grandstands and bleachers tend to fill up by noon but there is a lot of perimeter space for lawn chairs.
There are several Bed and Breakfast establishments in Almonte and area. The nearest motels are in Carleton Place and Pakenham.
No, as of 2007, dogs are not permitted on the grounds, but "working" dogs are permitted.