Hosted by Almrausch Bavarian Schuhplattler, Vancouver, British Columbia
Almrausch also had a Fahnenweihe for their new flag during the weekend. The parade through downtown Vancouver included a horse drawn carriage. Two Blaskapelle from Bayern (Lenting & Büchlberg) provided all the music for the weekend.
About 750 attended the Gaufest, representing 46 Trachtenvereine, including three from Germany.
11 Vereine participated in Preisplatteln.
Gaufest First: Prizes were awarded to the top five places of Preisplatteln.