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Sunday, September 8, 2013

2nd annual California Firefighters Memorial Ride Friday, October 4, 2013

Mark your calendar for the 2nd annual California Firefighters Memorial Ride honoring the lives of those we will never forget.

The ride will take place on Friday, October 4, 2013 beginning at 10am and ending between 2pm-3pm.

Check-in begins 9am-10am on Friday, October 4th at the newSacramento CPAT Testing Center located at 2560 River Plaza, Sacramento, CA 95833 with the ride beginning at 10am.

You must enter the complex via a special entrance off of Garden Highway. Click here to view a map of the entrance.

Light breakfast, drinks and lunch will be served.

Riders are also invited to attend the 11th Annual California Firefighters Memorial Ceremony at 11:30am the next day, Saturday, October 5th.

There is a $30 registration fee, which includes food and beverage, plus a special California Firefighters Memorial pin. VIP registration is also available for $100 and includes a Challenge Coin.

Note: The motorcycle ride is for fire service personnel only
No minors are allowed to participate. Only passengers over 18 years of age are allowed. 

  • Riders and passengers are required to pay and submit registration and fees.

Click here to register. Participants must complete registration by the end of the day today in order to participate in the motorcycle ride.

Click here to review safety tips and reminders.

Hotel Information
Sheraton Grand Hotel, Sacramento, CA
1230 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 447- 1700

California Fire Foundation has reserved a room block for October 3-5 at the Sheraton Grand Hotel in Sacramento. To reserve your room, call (916) 447-1700 and be sure to request a room in the California Fire Foundation room block.
You may also CLICK HERE to make reservations online.
PLEASE NOTE: The cut-off date for booking rooms in the California Professional Firefighters room block is Sunday, September 12, 2013.

For more information about this year's Memorial Events, please click here.If you have any questions, please contact California Fire Foundation Executive Director, Hedi Jalon, via email at or via phone at 916-641-1707.

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