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41st Annual Chief Joseph Rally 2019
Thursday, June 27, 2019 to Sunday, June 30, 2019
Grant County Fairgrounds
411 NW Bridge St
John Day, OR 97845
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Early Registration for Chief Joseph Rally
FRIDAY Team Oregon Cornering Skills Class
SATURDAY Team Oregon Cornering Skills Class
Team Oregon U-Turn Clinic 2:30 pm Session
Team Oregon U-Turn Clinic 3:00 Pm Session
Team Oregon U-Turn Clinic 3:30 Pm Session
Team Oregon U-Turn Clinic 4:00 Pm Session
On-Line Early Registration is March 1st through June 15th. Early registration includes 3 nights camping, Fri & Sat dinner tickets, door prize ticket and rally pin.
If you wait to register at the gate, your registration will not include meal tickets. A limited number of meal tickets will be available for purchase at the gate for $15. Gate registration opens at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 27, 2019. Gate registration will be $45 for BMWRO members and $60 for non-members.
CLICK HERE for detailed Rally Information and Schedule of Events
COWBOY LUNCH RIDE – Friday June 28, 2019 -- Each year, the ride takes you along a scenic route to a different ranch location to enjoy their cowboy chuckwagon cuisine and get an up-close look at ranch life! Lunch consists of custom-made all-beef beer brats, home-cooked beans, salad, drinks and cookies. After lunch there will be a presentation on the operations of the ranch with an emphasis on watershed management. Sign up for the Cowboy Lunch Ride when you register for the rally. Space is limited, so sign up early! Cowboy Lunch Ride cost is $15 (non-refundable) to benefit the Grant County Stockgrowers Association. We will ride (or drive) to the ranch starting from the Main Gate at 10am, Friday. Be sure to start with a full gas tank.
TEAM OREGON CORNERING SKILLS CLASS --This class will be offered once on Friday and once on Saturday. The class starts with an hour-long classroom session at 8:30am in Keerins Hall for a discussion of cornering, riding strategy, and technique. Afterward, the group will embark on a 1.5 hour ride to put ART (Advanced Rider Training) techniques to work on real asphalt. There will be opportunities during the ride for group discussion and professional feedback. This same class was offered at the rally last year and got rave reviews! These classes are limited to 12 riders each day, so sign up early. These classes fill up fast! Team Oregon Cornering Skills class cost is $40 and non-refundable. This clinic is focused on street riding. Bring your questions and your hang-ups – the discussion is wide open. Dual-sports, three-wheelers, scooters and passengers are welcome. Let’s ride!
TEAM OREGON U-TURN CLINICS--Team Oregon will also offer four half-hour U-turn Skills Clinics on Saturday afternoon at a location about 2 minutes ride from the fairgrounds. These clinics are limited to 6 riders in each session. Sessions are scheduled 2:30pm, 3:00pm, 3:30pm, and 4:00pm. The cost for the clinic is $10 and these are expected to fill up fast! CLICK HERE for a map to the site of this clinic. Maps will be available at the Rally Information Booth.
RALLY T-SHIRTS--Arrangements have been made to provide you with choices in T-shirt styles, fabrics, and colors as well as a sweatshirt option. Rally shirts will be available by pre-order only. CLICK HERE to view T-shirt options and order your shirts. The deadline for your rally shirt orders is June 6th. You'll be able to pick-up your shirt orders at the Chief Joseph Rally in the Information Booth. The T-shirt webstore will reopen for orders again June 24th through July 6th Orders placed after June 24th will be shipped to your home and incur shipping charges.
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