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2012 Queen's Tricolour Guard


All alumni who graduated from Queen’s University 50 years ago are warmly welcomed into the honoured ranks of the Queen’s Tricolour Guard. The Tricolour Guard are invited back to campus to join their classmates in reunions every year, not only on the traditional return date of every 5 years. The Principal and Chancellor will be celebrating and paying tribute to this accomplished group of alumni during a reception and dinner, held on Saturday, May 26, 2012 in Ban Righ Hall.

This registration is for alumni who are celebrating 50 years or greater.

For alumni celebrating a reunion of less than 50 years please go to our Spring Reunion Registration at http://events.queensu.ca/springreunion
Date: May 25, 2012 - May 27, 2012
Location: Registration & Check In (Friday) Holiday Inn Waterfront
2 Princess Street
Registration cont'd (Saturday) Ban Righ
Corner Bader Lane and University Ave
Kingston, ON
For more information on the location please click here
Cost: Tricolour Guard Weekend Package $160 per person
Guest Weekend Package (no class photo) $135 per person

Credit card (MasterCard, VISA, American Express), online banking and 'Mail in a cheque' payment will be accepted. If you select the 'Mail in a cheque' payment option, your registration will not be complete until your cheque is received. Payment must be received no later than Monday, May 21, 2012.

The Tricolour Guard Weekend Package offers the best, all-inclusive deal for your return to campus this May.

You will enjoy the signature Tricolour Guard reunion events – Re-Convocation and Tricolour Guard Dinner, always such memorable experiences – and other activities such as the Guided Bus Tour and the Last Lecture on Earth.


The Tricolour Guard Weekend Package at a glance:


  • 12:00 - 5:00 PM
        Check-in at the Holiday Inn.  All Tricolour Guard Weekend Package registrants will receive a complimentary tote bag of special mementos to mark the occasion; your photo-nametag, a reunion pin, a gift from the Holiday Inn (who is sponsoring several Tricolour Guard activities this weekend), and more.
  • 2:00 or 3:00 PM
        Experience Kingston with a guided bus tour, departing from the Holiday Inn
  • 9:00 - 11:00 PM
        Tricolour Guard Social with live entertainment at DOX in the Holiday Inn


  • 7:30 - 9:00 AM
        Breakfast Buffet hosted by Alistair MacLean, Dean, Faculty of Arts & Science
  • 8:30 - 10:15 AM
        Robe pick-up in Kingston Hall
  • 8:30 - 10:00 AM
        Professional Class Photos at Kingston Hall
  • 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
        Re-Convocation Ceremony at Grant Hall.  Don’t miss this inspirational event!  All participants will receive
        a commemorative certificate and 50th reunion classes will receive a medal in honour of their achievement.
  • 12:00 - 1:30 PM
        Celebration Luncheon at Ban Righ, hosted by Kimberley Woodhouse, Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science
  • 1:30 - 2:30 PM
        Rediscover Campus with a Tour
  • 3:00 - 4:30 PM
        Last Lecture on Earth featuring Chancellor David Dodge, Arts’65
  • 6:00 - 9:00 PM
        Tricolour Guard Dinner A gala dinner in Ban Righ, hosted by the Principal and Chancellor celebrating
        Tricolour Guard achievement.
  • 9:00 PM - 1:00 AM
        Queen's Ceilidh! All Alumni Mixer at Alfie's 


  • 7:30 - 9:00 AM
        Breakfast Buffet
  • 8:30 - 10:00 AM
        Queen’s MiniU Educational Sessions
  • 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
        Queen’s MiniU Educational Sessions ($20/person)
  • 12:00 - 1:00 PM
        Queen’s MiniU Closing Lunch ($25/person)

Buses will run on a continuous loop throughout the weekend to and from your host hotel and campus.

Visit the following links for more information


Please note

  • You will need to add each of your guests, their contact information, and their event selections to your registration.
  • Should changes be made or details confirmed with respect to the events you have selected, we will send you an update by email.
  • If agreed to, your name will populate the Who's Coming site. But, the degree/year may take 2-3 business days to populate.
RSVP By: May 21, 2012

For more information, please contact:

Julie Heagle
Telephone: 613-533-6000 ext. 74130
Telephone: 1-800-267-7837 (toll-free Canada/US)
Fax: 613-533-6777
Email: reunions@queensu.ca

Regrets: If you are unable to attend this event, we can still pass on a message to your returning classmates on your behalf.
See Who's Coming: View List
Cancellation Policy: In the event that you are unable to attend, please notify the Queen's Alumni Contact Centre before the RSVP date for a full refund at 613-533-2060 or 1-800-267-7837 (toll free Canada/US). After the RSVP date, no refunds will be available, substitutions may be possible.


The Holiday Inn® Kingston Waterfront Hotel is the host hotel of the Tricolour Guard. We’ve negotiated group rates on your behalf: $191/night (2 double beds) or $201/night (king view room), plus tax. Please make your reservation with the Holiday Inn before April 25th and be sure to ask for the “Tricolour Guard” block of rooms.

Kingston, Ontario, Canada. K7L 3N6. 613.533.2000

For general inquiries about Office of Advancement events and programs, please call our Contact Centre at 1-800-267-7837 (toll free in Canada or the US), or 613-533-2060.