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Fall 2016 Newsletter
« on: October 08, 2016, 03:37:35 PM »
FALL 2016 NEWSLETTER




Introduction:

With summer at it's end and with winter just around the corner, fall is the time to enjoy that last bit of warm weather. For the lifted members this is one of the best times to go out and find some muddy trails. For the lowered members that put their trucks away for the winter, it's that last time to get out and go for a drive. Whether you're one of those lifted or lowered members, make sure to get out and enjoy these last days of warm weather and take some picture cause it's the perfect time with all the different colors.  Over the past few months the Canada355 community had our two largest super meets. Back in the beginning of June was Canada355's 8th Annual Western Canada Super Meet, with (7) members from Alberta and (1) member from BC making the trip to Radium for a fun filled, but rainy weekend. Later in the middle of July, slade hosted a "Meat n Meet" event at his place, which was a great success with several members in attendance. Thank you to all of the members who attended both of these super meets and we look forward to seeing you all again next year.

We are excited to announce that coming up in the next few months, we will be starting to collect submissions for the upcoming 2017 Canada355.ca Calendar Submission Contest, as well as, possibly conducting another Premium & Lifetime Members Only Contest, so stay tuned. The Canada355.ca community is continuously growing with over 1000 members and more active members everyday.  We would like to take this opportunity to thank our members, because without you guys & gals none of this would have been possible. It is important to keep the club growing, so lets get out there and collect new members! Whether it's a local Colorado/Canyon that you see driving around or a fellow owner on another site, invite them to the club. If you have an idea or suggestion for the site, please feel free to contact one of the admins or moderators, because this is your site/club too and you are the largest part of it.



Welcoming New Members:
Canada355.ca would like to welcome all of the new members that joined our site in the past few months. The Canada355.ca community currently is continuing to grow. We encourage new members to introduce themselves to the site in the "New to the Forum.." section where you will find an introduction post already created for you. Be sure to tell us a little bit about yourself and your truck and how you found the site. We're all photo junkies, so if you have some pictures of your truck, post them too. I can assure you that you'll get an overwhelming response from your fellow enthusiasts and lots of welcomes.

If you have any questions you can refer to the Official New Member Handbook. Also make sure to review the Canada355.ca Site Guidelines and Regulations.

Please join us in welcoming all our new members to the site...

May's New Members: (3)

Laner19
kidcharger
swigger
 
     June's New Members: (7)

churchie21
RBraun821
05CanyonKid
kwalsh24
Pruples
paulmcgr
levicolorado
 
     July's New Members: (3)

justinnestibo
204whitechevy
Padman
 
     August's New Members: (4)

davelallen
Cpowinter
Kobracom
REDSASKCANYON
 
     September's New Members: (4)

Matt0111
Battleboy13
TheZombi
Troutshow



Canada355.ca Awards:
The Canada355.ca Award System is a method for member recognition. These awards are given to members that have gone above and beyond on the site in some form or another.  There is a wide variety of awards that can be given to our members. Some are awarded for their success, some for their contributions and commitment to the Canada355.ca community, some for attending and participating in Canada355.ca Super meets and even some for their unfortunate successes. Please click HERE to see the list of Canada355.ca awards, and feel free to let us know if you think yourself or another member qualifies for an award .

Note: We are always looking for new awards to create and add to the list of Canada355.ca Awards, so if you have award ideas, please contact one of the Canada355.casStaff members. It's your club too...Made by Canadians, for Canadians!



~NEW~ Premium & Lifetime Member's Only Contest
We are pleased to announce that Canada355.ca is doing another premium and lifetime member's only contest.  Members will be able to purchase raffle tickets to raise their chances at winning the draw.  Tickets will be available for purchase from the Canada355.ca store for only $2.00, so make sure to purchase yours today to increase your chances of winning the prize(s).   

Those members eligible stay tuned to see a message coming out soon about the contest opening.

The prize(s) for this Member's Only Contest will be (2) custom Canada355.ca license plates. You will be able to enter your name into which draw(s) you would like, be it for the lowered license plate, the lifted license plate, or into both draws. 



Click HERE to purchase your Premium & Lifetime Membership today to have your chance to win these one of kind custom license plates, don't miss out! If you are currently a Premium or Lifetime Member and looking to purchase raffle tickets, click HERE to increase your odds of winning the custom prize(s).



Truck of the Month (ToTM) Winner(s)
Canada355.ca would like to thank everyone for participating in the TOTM contests, we are hoping that more people will be entering the competition.  Canada355.ca is pleased to announce and congratulate Mascott for being voted Canada355's May 2016's ToTM and to AJ1794 for being voted Canada355's June 2016's ToTM and to parts_guy for being voted Canada355's July 2016's ToTM and to 800800 for being voted Canada355's August 2016's ToTM.

May 2016 ToTM - Click HERE to congratulate Mascott.


June 2016 ToTM - Click HERE to congratulate AJ1794.


July 2016 ToTM - Click HERE to congratulate parts_guy.


August 2016 ToTM - Click HERE to congratulate 800800.


Every month we get a good number of competitors facing off for the ToTM title, and it is always interesting to see the outcome. Be a part of the battle and vote for the truck you think is worthy of the ToTM title. Click HERE visit the ToTM voting section. The polls usually run from the 1st of the month and close on the 15th at 11:59PM so make sure to get your vote in on time.

Canada355.ca is always accepting entries for ToTM Contest. The contest is FREE to enter and open to anyone who is registered on the site. In order to be eligible for ToTM you must have a minimum of 25 posts or be registered as an official Canada355.ca club member. The winner will have their truck displayed on the home page of the site and be entered into the coveted Truck of The Year Contest. Make sure that you are eligible for the ToTM contest by reviewing the ToTM Rules, click HERE to review the rules. If you are wondering what you need to submit for the contest, a good example of what your submission should look like, is Zeuce's ToTM Submission Example

Click on HERE to check out the ToTM Submission section and submit your entry to get your chance at the ToTM title.



Western Canada Super Meet - WCSM VIII

This year's event took place June 10th-12th in Radium, BC and it was a fun filled weekend, despite the rainy weather. There were 8 trucks in total & it consisted of show n shine, potluck lunch and dinner, with awards and raffle prizes and lots of shenanigans, even tailgate beer pong! Here's just a few of the highlights from the 8th Annual Western Canada Super Meet in Radium, BC.





Please click HERE for more details/photos from this year's 8th Annual Western Canada Super Meet.



South Eastern Canada - "Meat n Meet"

This event took place July 16th at slade's house and it was a fun filled day. There were 8 trucks in total & it consisted of a BBQ with some fun at slade's house in the garage & even some epic off-roading. Here's just a few of the highlights from this "Meat n Meet" event.





Please click HERE for more details/photos from this "Meat n Meet" event.



Contributing Exclusive Membership Program



We at Canada355.ca decided that it was time to change our membership program. Our last program consisted of two memberships, the Premium (One Year) Membership and the Lifetime Membership.  Our new program consists of just one membership, the Contributing Exclusive Membership, but will be available in four different payment plans. We feel that any member who purchases a membership should be considered a contributing member and all contributing members should have the same membership, meaning that there should be no difference in membership based on the price of the membership.

The Contributing Exclusive Membership is obviously not mandatory and you can always continue as a regular member, but there are advantages to purchasing a membership.  This membership is a lifetime membership and Canada355.ca recognizes that when you purchase a Contributing Exclusive Membership that you are supporting Canada355.ca, and it is our goal to ensure that all Contributing Exclusive Members receive some benefits for their support.

When you purchase a membership you will receive the following;
- Official Contributing Exclusive Member status
- Official Contributing Exclusive Member badge
- 30 Canada355.ca invite cards
- 50% Discount on additional 20 pack of invite cards  (available anytime in Canada355.ca store)
- Custom signature club banner with an annual update option
- Instant access to ToTM
- Discounts on Canada355.ca merchandise pre-orders
- Access to Custom Canada355.ca merchandise pre-orders
- Discounts on site sponsoring vendor merchandise
- (1) Custom Canada355.ca decal (Will receive a promotion code to redeem your decal from The Grafx Shop's online store)
- Access to Contributing Exclusive Member section
- Access to Contributing Exclusive Member only raffle contests (free contest with option to purchase additional raffle tickets)
- Access to Canada355.ca decision making process and group discussions

Canada355.ca recognizes that our Contributing Exclusive Members are supporting Canada355.ca.  Because of this we think it is important to make sure that these members are involved in the site discussion making process.  The staff are here to make sure that the site is clean and organized and running the way it should be, but the site was build for it's members and site discussions should be made with it's members.  So Canada355.ca have chosen to involve it's Contributing Exclusive Members in future site discussing making, after all Canada355.ca was made by Canadian for Canadians!.

Because we only have the one membership we have decided to offer four different payment plans, to hopefully accommodate everyone. Below is the breakdown of the available payment plans;

Click HERE to visit the Canada355.ca Store to purchase your Contributing Exclusive Membership Program today!



Featured Media & Topics:

Here are some featured topics on the Canada355.ca forums, just click on the links below to visit the topics.


Photo Credit: Clutch                     Topic: Post Pictures of Where Your Truck was/is Today!


Photo Credit: parts_guy                     Topic: Awesome 2nd Gen Colorado from Goderich ON


Photo Credit: funzo                    Topic: Photos with friends truck


Photo Credit: boddah                    Topic: What did you do to your 355 today?


Photo Credit: sparkysz71                     Topic: Post Pictures of Where Your Truck was/is Today!


Photo Credit: Clutch                     Topic: What did you do to your 355 today?


Photo Credit: destri                    Topic: Destri's 2011 Extended Cab Canyon


Photo Credit: 800800                    Topic: "Black Attack" by 800800


Photo Credit: AJ1794                     Topic: AJ1794's 2004 Chevrolet Colorado ZQ8 "Racetruck"


Photo Credit: NVR2LOW                     Topic: '32 Roadster Convertible Build


Photo Credit: classic69                     Topic: 1972 Corvette Stingray



2017 Canada355.ca Calendar Submission Contest:

We have started accepting submissions for the 2017 calendar in hopes that members will take advantage of the last few days of good weather and go out and take some good calendar quality photos.  Because of the great success of images we received the last couple of years, we are going to keep it the same, all members of Canada355.ca will have the opportunity to get their truck in the 2017 Canada355.ca calendar by submitting the best pictures of their truck to be judged by the Canada355.ca Staff who will be responsible for deciding which images will be used to make a calendar that is full of amazing, impressive images.



Click HERE to submit your photos today!  Remember that you can change your submitted photos at anytime you wish before the deadline, so don't feel obligated to wait because you don't have the perfect picture.  Submit your photos that you have today and if you acquire better photos free feel to change them before the deadline.



Canada355.ca Sponsor/Vendor:
Do you own or work for a company and are you interested in sponsoring the Canada355.ca club/site? We are always looking for new opportunities with sponsors, so if you are interested in sponsoring the club/site, please contact us to get some more details regarding our Sponsorship Programs. We will also be introducing an Affiliate Program for those "Do-it-yourself"-ers who like to work hard at home creating things for fellow 355 drivers.

Canada355.ca would like to thank our current sponsors and vendors for supporting Canada355.ca and it's members (Click on the sponsor name to visit their section):

- The Grafx Shop
- Brothers Sportswear & Equipment
- Dream Kasting Moulds
- Amsoil c/o Xtreme4U2NV



Ending Notes:
Once again we would like to thank all of our members new and old, for continuing to make Canada355.ca a better community. Don't forget to purchase your contributing Canada355.ca membership. Please feel free to comment on the newsletter, your feedback is appreciated.

Regards,
The Canada355.ca Team.

Canada355.ca - Made by Canadians, for Canadians!
« Last Edit: November 10, 2016, 05:36:35 PM by classic69 »
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Offline Dirty Dave

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Re: Fall 2016 Newsletter
« Reply #1 on: October 09, 2016, 01:43:55 AM »
Great read!
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Re: Fall 2016 Newsletter
« Reply #2 on: October 09, 2016, 01:46:53 AM »
Great newsletter!

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Re: Fall 2016 Newsletter
« Reply #3 on: October 09, 2016, 08:35:19 AM »
Always a great read!
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WCSM V's Best of Show & Best Work in Progress
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