Saturday, February 22, 2014!

The day is packed!  Pancakes, Maple Sugar, Dogs, Entertainment, Flour Packing... and all that is just in the first couple of hours!  Take a look on what is on the agenda for the day!

Annual YSR Hockey Tournament

Takhini & Canada Games    9am - 12mid


Annual Sourdough Pancake Breakfast

CYO Hall - Corner of 4th & Steele

8am - 1pm


International Snow Carving Competition

Shipyards Park


Organized by: Whitehorse Recreational Hockey League. Recreational Hockey Tournament with ‘A’, ‘B’, and Women’s divisions.  Locations:

Takhini Arena and Canada Games Centre


Teams from Japan, Mexico, Canada finishing crafting their snow sculptures.  Judging will take place on Saturday morning, with awards on Saturday afternoon so keep coming back and watch their progress!

Some traditions just have to keep going year after year!  Join the Knights of Columbus for the traditional Rendezvous Sourdough Pancake Breakfast!  You will not be disappointed!



Babe Southwick Memorial

Dog Sled Race

6-Dog Division- 6 Mile Race

Shipyards Park        10:00 am - 11:30 am


Cabane à sucre-
Sugar Shack
Shipyards Park              All day


Registration and Weigh in for One Dog Pull
Shipyards Park - Snowpad          9:00am


Organized by the Association franco-yukonnaise

Venez goûter à la tire d’érable et à bien d’autres produits!


Come and enjoy maple taffy and much more!


Sponsored by:

Arctic Range Adventure


All dogs must be weighed in for both the Junior (led by kids) and Senior One Dog Pulls. Registration can be done at weigh in and must be done in advance.


Brought to you by:

RBC Dominion Securities / RBC Royal Bank / Yukon Yamaha


Location: the races have been moved to the trail located by Robert Service Campground due to lack of snow


Rendezvous Tent Entertainment!

Rendezvous Tent, Shipyards   11:00 - 6pm


Mad(am) Trapper Contest

Shipyards Park           10:00am - 4:00pm



Shipyards Park                         All day


Sponsored by: Yukon Yamaha


The Athlete of all athletes!  Enter this competition and you automatically enter the Flour

Packing, Axe Throw, Chainsaw Chuck, Swede Saw, and Log Toss.  Scores are combined

to find the ultimate athlete, plus you can win the prizes of all these events and the grand

prize for the Mad(am) Trapper!  Category for men and women. $1500 in prizes!



Organized by:  Yukon Broomball Association


Organized by Yukon Broomball Association

Broomball! Come check out the Yukons' coolest sport.  Help celebrate our 30th year with a 3 on 3 tournament, open to everyone (over the age of 15).  Sticks and balls supplied by the Yukon Broomball Association, Fun provided by you!  Please contact Craig Mitchell for details and to enter your team.


Performers subject to change.  Scheduled performances include Gillian Campbell, Northern Lights School of Dance, Highland Dancers, Lana Rae, Sharon Shorty, RCAF Military Band, among many others.  100% free to attend thanks to our many sponsors!


Yukon Energy’s Family Wilderness Survival Contest
Shipyards Park                      11:00 am
Dog Sled Workshop & Display
Shipyards Park            11:00am - 2:00pm
Kids Area, Shipyards Park
11:00am - 2:00pm



Educational workshops – caring for sled dogs.

Free rides for children 4 – 12 yrs of age

Organized by Cas Aventures – ‘Training with love’ (  Location: Shipyards Park – Jenni House/Rendezvous Office (register at the registration booth in Shipyards Park)


Events taking place both inside and out!  Come down to Shipyards Park and the Frank Slim Building to take part in the programming that is safe for all ages


Bring the whole family to participate! Families compete as a whole against other families to start a fire amoungst other challenges!  Have a great time together!


2014 Results:

1st Place: Angela & Drake Cooper

2nd Place: Daniel, Kaysa, & Levi Lewis

3rd Place: Rian, Kelda,& Sahara Buchanan


ATCO Electrical Yukon Flour Packing Contest
Shipyards Park                    11:30am
Junior One Dog Pull
Shipyards Park - Snowpad     11:30 am
Senior One Dog Pull

Shipyards Park - Snowpad  (Immediately following the Junior One Dog Pull)

Sponsored by:

Arctic Range Adventure


It's the handlers that are the juniors, not necessarily the dogs!  Come watch these mighty K9’s pull their weight and earn their supper! 


Sponsored by:

Arctic Range Adventure


Now it’s the adult handler's turn!  Come watch these mighty K9’s pull their weight and earn their supper!



This event showcases some of the life skills necessary to survive the Yukon at the turn of the

century - competitors pack hundreds of pounds of flour on their backs and head for the finish line. 



Yukon Sourdough
Air Display
Erik Nielsen International Airport     12n-3p
Family Fun Fair
Whitehorse Elementary        12n - 5pm
Chili Cook-off                 
MacBride Museum                1pm-4pm

Organized by: Yukon Soccer Association


Kids have an opportunity to win prizes by playing a variety of games.  $1.00 admission fee


Organized by: The Whitehorse Food Bank


This event is a fundraiser for the Whitehorse Food Bank organized by Ryan Leef (MP). Celebrity chefs will be cooking their favourite chili recipes for the public. $20 at the door or $10 plus 1 or more Non-Perishable Food Items


Sponsored by: Westmark Whitehorse


Featuring squadrons from across North America!


Yukon College
Community Challenge

Shipyards Park - Ice Oval Gazeebo
1:30 pm

4th Annual Rendezvous Grad Challenge – Road Hockey Tournament
Shipyards Park -                  2:00 pm
Hard Water
Canoe Races!

Shipyards Park -   Ice Oval

3:00p - 4:00p

A fun filled contest based on a humorous theme, Got a team? Sign up at the Rendezvous Office or online!

Come on out & show what your team is made of!! 

Bringing back this old favorite, teams of 4 or 5 will compete in this zany activity.  Register now as only 8 teams will be accepted for 2014.

Presented by TD Group and Canadian Tire

Road Hockey Tournament – round robin tourney, including finals. Each school will submit two teams of four (each team must have minimum 1 female)

Arctic Star
Log Toss Event

Shipyards Park - Snowpad
3p - 4p

River Runner 100 Sled & Skijor Race

Shipyards Park to Mendenhall Community Centre

Pet Parade

Shipyards Park - Main Tent
3:30 pm

Test your strength and see how far you can toss a log! Categories for Men and Women! 

Dress  your pet in their favorite outfit and join us in the pet parade! Prizes given for the best entries.

Entry by donation to Humane Society Yukon

Organized by: DPSAY        

Dog sleds and Skijouring race from Takhini Hotsprings to Braeburn and back.

Better Bodies
Partner Pack

Shipyards Park - Snowpad - 4p

Rendezvous at the Legion!
Royal Canadian Legion, 503 Steele Street
Dog Howling Contest

Shipyards Park - Rendezvous Tent
4:00 pm

Bring your furry friends on down and have them sing and howl to compete for the title of best howler!

Entry by donation to Humane Society Yukon

Great prizes to be won!  Open to all couples!  One will run the other will hang on through an obstacle course!  Best time overall wins!

There are various events at the Legion including Dinner and Dance on Fridays and Saturdays, Cribbage Tournament, Horseshoe Tournament, Shuffleboard Tournament, Poker Tournament, and Hot food available during the day. Contact the Legion for more information at 667-2800 or 667-2802.


2014 Results:

1st Place: Sam Banford & Tessa Higney 1:34.8

2nd Place: Myron & Shelley Penner 1:54.5

3rd Place: Janelle & Joey Burton 2 :08.8


Superior Propane Queen Crowning

Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre    6:00pm

Hair Freezing Contest

Organized & Located at

Takhini Hot Springs

It’s simple.  Take a dip at Takhini Hot Springs, freeze your hair in a crazy style, take a picture, and you could win one of the 3 big prizes!  Send us your picture & name to Contest begins Nov. 1st 2013 & ongoing till Feb. 23, 2014-end of Rendezvous. & for more information.

Featuring performances by the winner of the Queen Variety Show as well as other Rendezvous Characters.  All this plus the crowning of the 2014 Rendezvous Queen & Court!

Tickets: $20/Adult, $12/Senior, Student, Child - available at Arts Underground in the Hougen’s Centre &

Yukon Arts Centre Box Office



Snow Sculptures and
Fire Dancers

Shipyards Park - 8:00pm

Come down to Shipyards Park early to get the best viewing of the Fire Dancers on the Snow Pad.  Admire the Snow Sculptures at night then when the dancers perform at 8:00pm, it will all lead into... 

Fireworks Extravaganza!

Shipyards Park - 8:20pm

Presented compliments of Backcountry Construction & Capital Towing

Coordinated by Warren Zakus and Fireworks Committee.

Music by the All City Concert Band

Bring your lawn chair and enjoy the show! Best viewing

from Shipyards Park!  

Party on the Waterfront!
Featuring:  The Sheepdogs

Rendezvous Tent - 8:45p - 1:00a


Join us in the Rendezvous Tent for an unforgettable night of live entertainment featuring Juno Award winners The Sheepdogs!  

Advanced ticket sales are now sold out.  There will not be availability at the door.