Big White Rally

Come out and see performance rally teams in action during the 2019 Annual Big White Winter Rally!

There are lots of ways to spectate during the rally weekend!  You can see the cars and meet the teams at Parc Exposé, watch the mechanics in action at the Service Park, or, for true rally fans, you pack a lunch and dress warm to head out onto the forest stages to catch live rally action.

If you can’t make it out to the event, keep tabs on your favourite teams using the RallySafe live tracking system: Web App / iOS App / Android App

There is no charge for admission; bring as many people as you like. For everyone’s safety, we ask that pets stay home and that children be kept under close supervision at all times.  Please adhere to posted times and locations so that rally operations are not disrupted.

When you are parking your car, please turn it around to face the direction you are leaving in. This will make the end of the day easier for everyone. When parking on a forestry road, make sure you leave enough room for emergency vehicles to make it through if needed.

Spectator Information 2019

Saturday 15:20-17:00 / 19:15-20:45 – Black Forest Official Spectator Point

Rally cars will make four passes past the official spectator point. Times are as scheduled but subject to change.  The spot is located on 201 Forest Service Road approximately 3.4 km from the junction with Big White Road, on the North side. Map Waze Link

There is room for parking, and the access road will remain open, so spectators may come and go as they wish. Please follow the instructions of the safety marshals at the spectator location. It will be completely dark by the end of this section. Please remember to bring a flashlight and to dress for visibility and warmth.

Saturday 17:00-18:30 – Happy Valley Parc Exposé

Come out to Happy Valley to meet the teams and see all the rally cars on display, and watch as they head back out onto the evening stages. Please make sure to be aware of moving cars in this area and know where your children and pets are at all times. Map Waze Link

Saturday 18:15-19:15 – Westridge Service Park

Rally cars will return to the Westridge parking lot for service between race stages. Watch the mechanics prepare the cars ready for the next sections of the rally. Map Waze Link

Sunday 7:40-12:00 / 12:00-16:00 Access CLOSED to Gem Lake Spectator Point (arrive BEFORE these times to be admitted)

This spectator point is accessible only by driving part of the stage road so you must arrive well in advance and be prepared to stay until the stage road is reopened. Access will be controlled at all times. You may be able to get in and out between the passes of the stage during a very brief window.

Please always heed the directions of the rally marshals as this is essential for event organization and safety. Parking at the spectator area is very limited so please carpool and park in an organized manner as directed by the marshals. Be prepared for a full day outside in winter conditions.

Rally cars are scheduled to make a total of  two southbound and northbound passes at approximately 9:15-9:45 (S) / 11:20-11:55 (N) and at 13:00-13:35 (S) / 15:10-15:45 (N).

Head south from the Happy Valley Day Lodge for about 5 km and turn left on to the Big White Forest Service Road. The Spectator area is just over 2 km in from Big White Road. Parking is limited, so please carpool. Dress for winter conditions. Map Waze Link

Sunday 11:30-12:50 – Westridge Service Park

Rally cars will return to the Westridge parking lot for service between race stages. Watch the mechanics prepare the cars ready for the next sections of the rally. Map Waze Link

Sunday 15:30 – Podium Finish and Rally Party

Rally cars begin to arrive at Happy Valley at 15:35.  See the rally winners celebrate victory with a traditional Champagne splash in front of the Happy Valley Day Lodge! Map Waze Link

Spectators can attend the rally awards party. Tickets include dinner and cash bar.  Tickets must be purchased in advance. Please contact the organizer for more information.

 

Please follow instructions from event staff, and review guidelines for safe motorsport spectating.

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Sponsors

Big White Winter Rally Sponsor: Big White Ski Resort
 
The Canadian Rally Championship presented by Subaru
 
Frontech Solutions Inc.
 

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