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Annual ISDRA Banquet and Meeting

Bloomington, Minnesota in 2005!!







General Info (UPDATED 7/9/05)
ISDRA will be hosting the 2005 ISDRA Meeting and Banquet on July 15th - 17th, 2005 in Bloomington, Minnesota near the Mall of America.  The ISDRA meeting coincides with the mega-meeting of the American Canine Sports Medicine Association, the American Veterinary Medical Association and the World Veterinary Congress in Minneapolis, MN (July 16th - 20th). 

Many local attractions, in addition to the Mall of America; Minnesota Zoo, Mystic Casino, Minnesota Twins Baseball, Valleyfair Amusement Park, historic Fort Snelling, Chanhassen Dinner Theater, etc.!!!

We will be staying at the Holiday Inn - Bloomington Airport I-35 (Mall of America area) 1201 W 94th Street, Bloomington, MN 55431.  Reservations (952) 884-8211 (mention ISDRA).   Click here for a virtual tour of Holiday Inn~Bloomington Airport I-35. A complimentary shuttle from the airport to the motel is available as well as a complimentary shuttle to the Mall of America.

NEW - there will be a silent auction Fundraiser on Saturday evening - more details later.
Also, live auction with Merv Hilpipre, National Champion Auctioneer (schedule permitting)

Seminar Speaker list 
Egil Ellis & Helen Lundberg, Egil Ellis Racing
Carolyn Johnson, DVM, C & N Kennels
Cindy Hickey, Supreme Motion 
Joel Nelson, Snow Shoe Kennels
Greg Sellentin, Publisher & Editor, Sled Dog Sports Magazine
John Thompson, Skijor Now
Dr. Jerry Vanek, DVM, HuskyVet Consulting
Ted Wallace, Windigo Kennels

Junior Program Speaker list 
Ken Castaldi, Eagle Creek Huskies
Amy Cooper, Chilly Dog Sprint Kennel
Rick Harvey, Oak Frost Kennel

ISDRA RaceWorks Training Workshop (3-5 pm, Saturday)
Margaret Harvey, ISDRA's premier RaceWorks timer, will again conduct a training session for individuals interested in learning how to use RaceWorks to manage and time their events.  Participation is limited, so sign up early (see registration form).  You should bring a laptop pc with MS Excel 97 or better installed.

Silent Auction list (to donate items contact Jan Bootz-Dittmar (715) 356-6133)
NEW! - Schedule permitting there will be a Live Auction following the Silent auction with Merv Hilpipre, 2004 IAC Men's Champion Auctioneer, Cedar Falls, Iowa.

Vendor list (to reserve space contact Jan Bootz-Dittmar (715) 356-6133)

Friday Night Cruise
The Friday night cruise will be with Paradise Charter Cruises on beautiful Lake Minnetonka.  We will be departing at 7:00 pm (new time) from the dock in Excelsior, MN on the Paradise Destiny.  More details will follow and we are working on group transportation from the Holiday Inn, Bloomington. 

Schedule & Registration Forms
Schedule of Events of Events (pdf), Schedule of Events (MS Word), Schedule of Events (HTML)
Registration Form (pdf), Registration Form (MS Word), Registration Form (HTML)
Vendor Registration (pdf), Vendor Registration (MS Word), Vendor Registration (HTML)

See you there!!

"Win as if you were used to it, lose as if you enjoyed it for a change."
-Erick Golnick
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