The 28th Annual Poker Run for Charity


28th Annual Captains Village Marina “On The Water” Poker Run Registration Information
What Is the Poker Run?

The 28th Annual Captains Village Marina “On The Water” Poker Run involves participants drawing a playing card at each of five locations around Shuswap Lake. All five cards are brought to a Results Table at Captains Village Marina for the Worst Poker Hand at 2:00 p.m. and for the Best Hands by 3:15 p.m. Participants travel to each of the five locations by boat or by car.  To enter the Poker Run, you need to do an online order of an Entry Pack.


Ordering Your Entry Pack

Online ordering for the purchase of an Entry Pack is from 9:00 a.m. Friday, June 2 until 11:00 a.m. Sunday, June 18. You can purchase as many Entry Packs as you like.


Receipt Of Payment

When the Entry Pack transaction is successful the participant receives a receipt of payment via email.


Entry Pack

Participants are required to pick up from Captain’s Village Marina their Entry Pack(s) by providing receipt of payment during the following dates and times:

Wednesday, June 14th 10:00 – 2:00

Thursday, June 15th 10:00 -2:00

Friday, June 16th 10:00 – 2:00

Saturday, June 17th 10:00- 2:00

Sunday, June 18th 9:00 – 12:00

If a participant makes multiple purchases, they will receive an Entry Pack for each purchase.


Each Entry Pack will contain:

·        Lanyard with a registration #. The purpose of the lanyard is to attach each of the five collected playing cards.

·        Poker Run Information Sheet

·        Map of Shuswap Lake showing the location for each of the five Checkpoints

·        Souvenir T-Shirt (sizing, first come first serve)


Sunday, June 18 Schedule

9:00 a.m. – Checkpoints open

2:00 p.m. – Deadline to submit Worst Poker Hand

3:00 p.m. – Checkpoints close

3:15 p.m. – Deadline to submit Poker Hand(s)

3:30 p.m. – Prize money awarded


Checkpoint Information

Collect one playing card at each of the following checkpoints. Ensure that all of your playing cards remain attached to your registration lanyard.

#1 Captain’s Village Marina – Flag Pole

#2 Meadow Creek Properties Boat Launch, Celista

#3 Bristow Road Boat Launch, Celista

#4 Magna Bay Resort, Magna Bay

#5 Anglemont Marina, Anglemont

A large number sign visible from the lake identifies each Checkpoint


Poker Run Prizes

1st Prize – $1,800

2nd Prize – $ 1,200

3rd Prize – $   700

Worst Poker Hand – $300

When determining the Worst Poker Hand and the top three Poker Hands, the ACE card is named as the high card. In the case of a tie, each participant takes a card from the deck with the high card being the winner.



Captains Village Marina organizes the Poker Run with help from the North Shuswap Lions.  The Poker Run is the premiere fundraising event in the area that not only benefits the North Shuswap Lions, but also North Shuswap Community Centre, Lakeview Community Centre, North Shuswap Elementary School Parent Advisory Council, North Shuswap First Responder Society and North Shuswap Health Centre Society



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