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SCHEDULE

3 NOV 2023 (Friday) 

9:00 AM -5:00 PM

  • Early Check-in Swag Bag Pick up (Emporia Main Street)

​4 NOV 2023  (Saturday)  All Veterans Memorial

6:00-7:00 AM 

  • SETUP Freedom Fest Expo & Check-In For Norwegian Foot March  

  • Stationing of all equipment and approved vehicles (displays, timing registration, approved vendors etc.)

  • Check-In for Vigilance Martial Arts Norwegian Foot March

  • KVOE Rolling Radio Show Goes Live (delete space between rolling & radio)

  • Vendors and Organizations Setup Tables

7:45 AM

  • Line Up for Vigilance Martial Arts Norwegian Foot March

  • Posting of Colors / Pledge of Allegiance

8:00 AM 

  • Staging & Announcements for upcoming events

  • Hospitality Table Opens (Coffee, Fruit, Snacks, Water)

  • Check in for Freedom Run, Ride, Spur Challenge

  • Vigilance Martial Arts Norwegian Foot March Start

  • Wagon Wheel Bar & Grill Food Service Begins

​8:30 AM

  • Staging and Announcements for LCSB Freedom Ride/Honor Flight Ride (20) & Merchant Cycles / NLCVM Ride (53)

  • Introduction and Welcome to Major Event Sponsors

  • Check-in for Dynamic Disc Freedom Fest Open 9AM Flight at Soden's Grove

  • Safety Reminders & Announcements

8:45 AM

  • Merchant Cycles Ride Departs (53 miler) (Heads North)

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9:00 AM 

  • First Flight Dynamic Discs Freedom Fest Open starts

  • LCSB Ride Departs (20 Mile) ( Heads South)

9:15 AM 

  • Wagon Wheel Bar & Grill Freedom Run (5K/10K) / Warrior Spur Challenge Phase 1 (Run) Departs


10:00-11:00 AM  (Estimate
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  • Wagon Wheel Bar & Grill 5K Freedom Run Awards Ceremony @ All Vets Memorial (if you are a runner please stay and support/receive awards!)

  • Dynamic Discs Freedom Fest Open 9 AM Flight Awards Ceremony

11:00-12:00

  • Wagon Wheel Bar & Grill 10K Freedom Run Awards Ceremony; @ All Vets Memorial (if you are a runner please stay and support/receive awards!)

  • Noon Flight for Dynamic Discs Freedom Open Check In (11:45) at Soden's Grove

11:00 - 2:00 PM

  • LCSB Freedom Ride/USD 252 l Awards Ceremony (approximately 11:30 AM)

  • Merchant Cycles Freedom Ride Awards Ceremony (approximately 1:30 PM)

11:45 AM

  • Player meeting for noon round of Dynamic Disc Freedom Fest Open

12:00 PM

  • Noon round of Dynamic Discs Freedom Fest Open begins

1:00 - 2:00 PM

  • Noon Flight Freedom Fest Open Disc Golf Awards

2:00-3:00 PM

  • Vigilance Martial Arts Norwegian Foot March Awards Ceremony

  • Spur Awards Ceremony follows Foot March Awards

3:30 PM 

  • 101st ABN Reenactors Presentation (WWII) Sodens Grove Bridge (Bridge Assault Demonstration)

  • Site clean up and Tear Down UPON COMPLETION OF REENACTMENT.

7:00 - 9:00 PM 

  • KSARNG 137th/635th/778th Emporia Armory Soldier Reunion - for All Soldiers stationed/assigned to  KSARNG Emporia Meet at VFW Post 1980 Emporia, Kansas 

 

All Day Events:

9:00 am to 3:00 pm  Freedom Fest Expo

  • Military Vehicle Displays/Military organization tables

  • Veterans Support Organization booths

  • WW2 Reenactor equipment and vehicles

  • Hospitality Table for Competitors

  • Wagon Wheel Bar and Grill Food Station

MAPS

Site Map

Select PDF below to download updated timeline and site map for Freedom Fest Expo and events

EFF Site Map-Timeline 2023 v6_Page_2.jpg

Event Maps

5K Freedom Run/Spur Run Route Map

10K Freedom Run/Spur Run Route Map
 

Norwegian Ruck March Route (30K)
GPS File Link:

Merchant Cycling - North Lyon County Veterans Memorial
Eisenhower Ride (53 mi) 
Ride With GPS Link:

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