The Canadian Cancer Society Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock is a fundraising event that raises money for pediatric cancer research and support programs for children with a history of cancer. The Tour de Rock team cycles from one end of the Vancouver Island to the other, covering 1,000 kilometres and visiting more than 27 generous communities along the way.

2017 marks 20 years since the first Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock ride. This years ride takes place from Sept 23 to Oct 6. View schedule here.

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We will only have our 20th anniversary once and this is your chance to get your hands on some 20th Annual Tour de Rock swag! Follow contest instructions and you could win a Tour de Rock shirt and hat featuring this year's special 20 logo just like the ones that our fabulous models, 2017 riders Cole Brewer and Ashley Cockle are rockin' in the picture below.

Here's what you have to do:

1.) Comment your favourite Tour de Rock memory on this post.
2.) Share this post to help us spread awareness for this year's Tour de Rock!

Contest will close on Saturday, July 29.

Big shout out to this year's Tour de Rock sponsors: Coast Capital Savings, Trek Bicycle Store Harbour Rd, Thrifty Foods, Peninsula Co-op, CTV Vancouver Island, CFAX1070, 107.3 KOOL FM-Today's Best Music, Black Press, The Goat 98.9 FM Comox Valley, 997 2Day FM Campbell River, 1240 Coast AM, 897 Juice FM, 91.7 Coast FM, 102.3 The Wave, 106.9 FM THE WOLF, 88.5 The Beach, 93.3 The PEAK, 97.3 The Eagle, The Lounge 99.9,, Boston Pizza, Slegg Building Materials, Holiday Inn Express & Suites, Comox Valley, U-Haul, Mercedes-Benz Nanaimo, Bottle Depot, Inn on Long Lake, Canadian Princess Lodge, Black Rock Oceanfront Resort, Best Western Plus Barclay Hotel, Best Western Plus Chemainus Inn, Victoria Airport Travelodge, Black Bear Resort Hotel, Quality Resort Bayside, Anchor Inn & Suites.
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The Team

Here is your 2017 Canadian Cancer Society Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock team!

16 police officers, 2 media personalities and 6 special guest riders make up the 20th Tour de Rock team.

Find out more about this year’s team

The 2017 Schedule

  • Saturday September 23: Port Alice (Drive)
  • Sunday September 24: Port Alice to Port Hardy and Port McNeill (97 kilometres)
  • Monday September 25: Port McNeill to Woss and Sayward (140 kilometres)
  • Tuesday September 26: Sayward to Campbell River (74 kilometres)
  • Wednesday September 27: Campbell River to Comox Valley (60 kilometres)
  • Thursday September 28: Comox Valley to Cumberland, Union Bay, Qualicum and Parksville (81 kilometres)
  • Friday September 29: Parksville to Port Alberni (51 kilometres)
  • Saturday September 30: Port Alberni to Ucluelet (102 kilometres)
  • Sunday October 1: Tofino to Nanaimo (35 kilometres)
  • Monday October 2: Nanaimo to Ladysmith and Chemainus (48 kilometres)
  • Tuesday October 3: Chemainus to Lake Cowichan and Duncan (81 kilometres)
  • Wednesday October 4: Duncan to Shawnigan Lake, Mill Bay, to Sooke to West Shore (78 kilometres)
  • Thursday October 5: Oak Bay, Victoria and Sidney (40 kilometres)
  • Friday October 6: Esquimalt, Saanich, and Victoria (40 kilometres)
  • Friday October 6: Grand Finale