Midwest Session – MSA2016


Come to Midwest Summer session in Marquette, MI – Aug.3-6, 2016.

Coach Bus Information

  • Bus – Zuhrah will not be taking a Coach Bus to Marquette this summer.  Due to most all driving themselves as nobles, ladies & family are making this trip an extended vacation.
  • Semi Option to haul Parade Cars – a Semi will not be going to Marquette, as units that are going are bringing their own parade cars they decided, etc.

Hotel Information

  • Hotel Room Block date has ended.
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    • Country Inn & Suites – Marquette
    • Address:   2472 US 41 West,  Marquette, MI  49855
    • Denote you are with: Zuhrah Shriners
    • Phone:  (906) 225-1300 – Choose Option 0 for front desk (not option 1 for reservations)

Register for MSA


  • All Shriners and Ladies Participating in MSA Events must pay the MSA Fee & have a current Zuhrah Shriners Dues Card!
    • Call Zuhrah Office if you need to check on your Dues Card status at: 952-426-3023
  • MSA2016 Register at:  https://msa2016.com/registration/
    • Noble Fee: $85    Lady Fee: $85
    • Can call Ahmed Shriners & Register over phone
  • Once you register — let Verl Raap know that you are:
    • Coming to MSA
    • If you are going on the bus, or driving yourself!

Zuhrah Hospitality Fee

  • $25 fee per noble for our stay at Marquette; $25 fee per lady for our stay at Marquette

MSA Week – Event Options & things to do


  • Parade is on early Thursday Evening, and also on Saturday
  • Thursday Parade <Marquette, MI – downtown>
    • Lineup: 4pm  /  Stepoff: 6pm
    • Oasis following
  • Saturday Parade <Ishpeming, MI (~7mi west)>
    • Lineup: 8am  /  Stepoff: 10am
    • Oasis following



Competitions – Friday

  • Competions at Northern Michigan University campus just north of downtown
    • Horse Competition is at Fairgrounds (see below)

Horse Competition – Fairgrounds –  Friday

  • Horse Competition is at the County Fairgrounds
  • Zuhrah Hotel is one of the few closer options to the Fairgrounds
    • Located ~7 miles south
  • All hotels in the whole area are booked — so call and register with hotel today
  • Room block expires on June 1st!  (Hotel info noted above)


Or use the form below to contact Verl:

Map of surrounding area of Marquette, MI