Western Challenge Regatta, Off Ice Information -

Off the Ice Information


Friday, Practice Racing, Tuning, and catching up with old friends. No formal social activities are planned.

Safety Meeting 9:30 on the ice, at launch site
First start: 11:00
Racing Concludes no later than ~ 4:00 pm (that would be half hour before sunset)

Saturday Night in Buffalo: Boonedocks Saloon & Grill
2448 State Hwy 55 Buffalo, MN - You should notice Boonedocks on your way in to Buffalo it's east of the hotel on Hwy 55, we've been there before, when it was under a different name... in fact they're still talking about G 107 there. :)

Buffalo MN: www.ci.buffalo.mn.us

The "headquarters hotel" is:

Country Inn Buffalo
1002 Hwy. 55 E
Buffalo, MN 55313 USA
Ph. 763 682 5660
FAX 763 684 4225

Special Iceboat Regatta Rate: Travel industry rate + 10% discount: $60.30
See website for details and directions to hotel: www.countryinns.com/buffalomn

Suggestions for Friday night dining, You're on your own, but ping me if you're buying:

Cafe Pommes de Terre (French)
134 1st Av S
Ph. 7636820068

If you're at the Country Inn, it's crawling distance. :)

Mill Creek Inn (American)
891 County Rd 35 W
Ph. 7636829936

Wild Marsh Golf Club (Fine dining)
1710 Montrose Blvd
Ph. 7636825589

Recommended for Lunch:

BJ's Deli
21st Ave S
Ph. 7636820140

of course Cafe Pommes de Terre (French) serves lunch also, and it's sail in sail out. (maybe) If the wind isn't blowing a lunch time we'll grill up a mess of brats.

Saturday Dinner, Lying (Sailing Stories) and Dancing and we're thinking we'd like to tell them how many will be attending for dinner... we're reserving some seating, please advise ASAP, no later than Saturday morning.

Boonedocks Saloon & Grill
2448 State Hwy 55
Buffalo, MN
Sat. Special: All you can eat Prime Rib fresh from butcher $ 14.95. Live music featuring "Big City". No cover. There's a pretty girl hiding behind every tree in Wright County.
Ph. 7636841999