Convention History2018-07-17T01:35:34+00:00

Convention History

Calgary 2018

Hosted by RSC Calgary. Hotel Arts, Calgary

Special Guests

Stewart Robertson Managing Director Rangers F.C., Greg Marshall Supporters Liason Officer., David Edgar, Heart and Hand Podcast

Former Players

Willie Henderson, Mark Hateley, Iain Ferguson, Gordon Smith

Event MC: Jeff Winter

Las Vegas 2017

Hosted by Orange County RSC. Planet Hollywood Las Vegas

Special Guests

Dave King Chairman Rangers F.C., Paul Murray Vice Chairman Rangers F.C., Stewart Robertson Managing Director Rangers F.C., Scott Steedman Head of Commercial Dept Rangers F.C., Gary Gibson Soccer Schools Community Manager, Greg Marshall Supporters Liason Officer., Richard Gough Global Ambassador.

Former Players

Colin Stein, Willie Johnston, Nacho Novo, Willie Henderson, Marco Negri, Jorg Albertz, Arthur Numan, Michael Mols, Jim Hannah, Former Supporter Liason Manager.

Event MC’s Gordon Smith, David Tanner.

Vancouver 2016

Hosted by Vancouver RSC. Executive Plaza Inn Richmond B.C.

Special Guests

Paul Murray Vice Chairman Rangers F.C., Stewart Robertson Rangers F.C., Jim Hannah, Former Supporter Liason Manager.

Former Players

Richard Gough, Colin Stein, Willie Johnston, Willie Henderson

Event MC: Bobby Tait

Redondo Beach 2015

Hosted by Orange County RSC. Crowne Plaza Hotel, Redondo Beach.

Special Guests

Paul Murray Vice Chairman Rangers F.C., Fraser Aird Rangers F.C, Jim Hannah, Former Supporter Liason Manager.

Former Players

Richard Gough, Andy Goram, Ian Ferguson, Charlie Miller, Davie Robertson

Convention MC. Gordon Smith.

Toronto (Bramalea) 2014

Hosted by Bramalea RSC, Westin Harbour Castle Hotel

Special Guests

Graham Wallace (CEO) Rangers F.C,  Jim Hannah, Supporter Liason Manager, One Of Our Living Legends, Willie Henderson.

Players RFC:

Lee McCulloch, Steve Smith, Nicky Clark, Fraser Aird, Lewis Macleod, Luca Gasparatto.

Convention MC. Tom Miller.

Special Appearance:

Of the 2014 Division One Championship Trophy.

San Francisco 2013

Hosted by San Francisco RSC, Hyatt Regency, San Francisco

Special Guests

Craig Mather, (Interim CEO) Rangers F.C., Alistair McCoist, Manager RFC, Jim Hannah, Manager supporter Liason, Colin Stewart – Director of Rangers FC Development Fund, Gordon McAteer – Rangers TV, Andy Kerr – President of Rangers Assembly

Players RFC:

Richard Gough – Former Rangers FC Captain, Andrew Little, Fraser Aird, Ross Perry

Andrew Dickson – Rangers TV and Master of Ceremony

Special Appearance:

Of the 2013 3rd Division Championship Trophy.

Nassau, Bahamas 2012

Hosted by NARSA – Wyndham Nassau Resort, Bahamas

Special Guests

Sandy Jardine (PR Dept RFC), Jim Hannah Manager supporter Liason

Former Players

Colin Stein, Willie Johnston

Special Appearance:

1972 Replica Cup Winners Cup

Orlando 2011

Hosted by Orlando RSC – Rosen Centre Hotel, Orlando

Special Guests

Walter Smith Manager, Alistair Johnston, X Chairman and NARSA Member, Kenny McDowell asst coach, Jim Stewart Goalkeeping coach, Jim Hannah Manager supporter Liason

MC for Banquette Evening, Jimmy Nicholl
MC for Blue Night John Gilligan

Rangers Players

(Captain) Davie Weir, Alex MacDonald, Pieter Huistra , Ron McKinnon, Willie Henderson.

Special Appearance:

SP League Trophy, and the Scottish League Cup

Las Vegas 2010

Hosted by Las Vegas Loyal RSC & Orange County RSC. Flamingo Hotel, Las Vegas

Special Guests

Alistair Johnston, Chairman and NARSA Member, Martin Bain Executive Director, Walter Smith Manager, Kenny McDowell asst coach, Jim Stewart Goalkeeping coach, Jim Hannah Manger supporter Liason, Andy Kerr President Rangers worldwide alliance

Former Players

John (Bomber) Brown, Lorenzo Amorruso, Colin Stein, Richard Gough

MC for evening, Donald Findlay Honorary member NARSA.

Special Appearance:

SP League Trophy, and the Scottish League Cup

Niagara Falls 2009

Hosted by Niagara True Blues RSC, Sheraton Hotel Niagara Falls

Special Guests

Ian Durrant, Peter McLoy, Derek Johnstone,Jim Hannah Manager supporter Liason

MC for evening, Andy Cameron

Special Appearance:

SP League Trophy, and The Scottish Cup Trophy

Calgary 2008

Hosted by RSC Calgary. Westin, Downtown Calgary

Special Guests

Ian Durrant, Colin Stein, Willie Johnston,Jim Hannah Manager supporter Liason

Event MC: Andy Cameron

Naples, Florida 2007

Hosted by Naples Loyal RSC, Naples Grande Resort

Special Guests

Martin Bain (Ceo Rangers F.C), Walter Smith,(Manager RFC), Sandy Jardine,(Pr Dept RFC), Jim Hannah Manager (Liason RFC), Ian Durrant Youth Coach Rangers F.C., (Legend Tom Forsyth), (Legend Davie Wilson), Jim Templeton, President Rangers Supporters Worldwide Alliance.

Guest Speaker Donald Findlay (QC)

San Francisco 2006

Hosted by San Francisco RSC, Hilton, San Francisco

Special Guests

Gordon Smith (SFA) Guest Speaker, Alistair Johnston (Director RFC), Sandy Jardine,(Legend RFC), Jim Hannah Manager Liason RFC, Jim Templeton, President Rangers Supporters Worldwide Alliance.

Players RFC:

Barry Ferguson (Capt) RFC, Kris Boyd RFC, Bob Malcolm, Alex Rae

Las Vegas 2005

Hosted by Orange County RSC. Harrah’s Hotel Las Vegas

Special Guests

Alex McLeish, Martin Bain, Alistair Johnston, Sandy Jardine, David Carson, Jim Hannah Manager supporter Liaison

Former Players

Alex Rae, Maurice Ross, Bob Malcolm

Bramalea 2004

Hosted by Bramalea RSC, Double Tree Hotel Bramalea

Special Guests

John McLelland, Sandy Jardine, Jim Hannah Manager supporter Liason, Damian Willoughby, David Carson, Sammy Cox, Eric Caldow, Chick Young

Houston 2003

Hosted by Houston True Blues RSC, Hyatt Regency Hotel Houston

Special Guests

Mr John McLelland, Martin Bain, Sandy Jardine, Jim Hannah Manager supporter Liason, Sammy Cox, Donald Findlay.

Former Players

9 in a row heroes: John Brown, Andy Goram, Ian Durant, Mark Hately, & Ally McCoist.

Windsor, ON 2002

Hosted by Motown Loyal RSC, Cleary Convention center Windsor

Special Guests

Alex McLeish, Andy Watson, Martin Bain, Jim Hannah Manager supporter Liason, Willie Henderson, Sammy Cox, Donald Findlay

Former Players

The full squad of players from the 1972 Cup Winners Team.

Peter McCloy, Billy Mathieson, Sandy Jardine, John Greig, Dave Smith, Derek Johnstone, Alex MacDonald, Tommy McLean, Colin Stein, Willie Johnston, Alfie Conn, Colin Jackson.

Vancouver 2001

Hosted by Vancouver Branch #2 RSC, Executive Inn Richmond B.C.

Special Guests

Martin Bain, Sandy Jardine, Sammy Cox, Willie Henderson, Willie Johnstone.

Toronto 2000

Hosted by Toronto #1 RSC, Sheraton Hotel, Toronto

Special Guests

Dick Advocaat, Bert Van Lingen, Willie Henderson, Sandy Jardine, Martin Bain and Michael Mols.

Las Vegas 1999

Hosted by Orange County RSC, Flamingo Hilton Hotel, Las Vegas

Special Guests

Gordon Durie, Ian Ferguson, Sandy Jardine, David Murray Jr. and John Greig.

Florida 1998

Hosted by Florida RSC, Bahai Mar Hotel, Ft. Lauderdale

Special Guests

John Greig, Walter Smith, and Ian Ferguson.

Glasgow 1997

Hosted by the NARSA Executive, at the Thistle Hotel,Glasgow

Special Guests

Nine in a Row First Team Squad, John Greig, Sandy Jardine, Donald Findlay,

Other greats: Ralph Brand, Jimmy Millar, Sammy Cox.

Hamilton, Ontario 1996

Hosted by the Ibrox Exiles, Hamilton Convention Centre, Hamilton Ontario

Special Guests

Ian Durrant, Davie Dodds, and John Greig

Las Vegas 1995

Hosted by Orange County RSC, Flamingo Hilton Hotel

Special Guests

Walter Smith. Ally McCoist, John Greig, John Brown

Toronto 1994

Hosted by the Bramalea RSC, Local Banquet Hall

Special Guests

Davie Dodds and John Greig

Detroit 1993

Hosted by the Detroit RSC, Deacon Brodies Pub

Special Guests

John Greig