During Ricks service the priest said: "We must finish what he started" ... so here it is:
Rick's Rendezvous, May 16th-20 2012
Same location as the last two years, right of the Blue Ridge Parkway at mile post 248
will be Freebornes Eatery and Lodge (Rooms and Cottages)
and Wild Woody's Campground
(Wooded Campsites and Camper Trailers which have beds only in them):
is available at both Wild Woody's and at the field behind Freeborne's - $10 per person/night. Payment must be made for either site at Wild Woody's. Wild Woody's also has some old camper trailers for rent.
behind Freebornes (up to 30 ft, no hook-ups), or at Wild Woody's (no hook-ups). $10 per person/night - just like for camping. Payments must be made at Wild Woody's.
THERE IS AMPLE PARKING FOR TRAILERS AT BOTH FACILITIES
Freeborne's will be open for breakfast everyday, Fri through Sun. Free Coffee and Donuts and/or muffins will be available at the "party central trailer" each morning. First Sponsor plug-in
: Thank you Have A Cup
for supplying the coffee!!!!
A country store, which sells beer, is located on the left side of the Freeborne's building .
Starts Thursday morning, you will get your wrist-band (your ID to get free beer and food), your cup (don't lose it!), t-shirt and a sticker
- and your shot-glasses
(if you ordered any).
In order to get our numbers for dinner right, please go to this thread and answer the poll
- Jamie James aka the "Raging Cajun" will most likely show up and help us cook his famous Jambalaya . Dinner time around 6:30pm. For those who don't know him, here's a bit of his resume: AMA Superbike Champion, AMA 750 Supersport Champion, AMA 600 Supersport Champion, AMA Pro Twins Champion, Suzuki Cup Series 1100 Champion, Suzuki Cup Series 600 Champion (guess who send me the info )
- Grubs: 6:30PM, Burgers and Stuff... followed by some kegs of refreshing malt beverage
- Shot glass invitational (see below)
- Dinner @ 6:30 pm: Surf and Turf... and more beer Please let me know if you are allergic to surf, and we'll make sure we got some turf that is cooked separately.
- Door Prizes - please see our list of sponsors below.
- Entertainment will be provided by Pierce Edens, a great musician from Asheville
The sale of the T shirts, and shot glasses will as usual fund the food and beverages and the Saturday band. We will provide One of a Kind designs on the shirt, mugs and stickers. Mugs and stickers are also included in the shirt price. Cost of the T-shirts will be $55, $57 if paying by paypal (same price as before to keep it fair to everybody).
Send payments to Silke Crombie, PO Box 1294, Mars Hill, NC 28754. Paypal payments will be accepted firstname.lastname@example.org
We recommend everybody to pay $55 by check. Payments via paypal will be $57 due to the fees paypal charges.
Be sure to include your shirt size and ADVRider user name when ordering (check or paypal). If you don't indicate the size we will order you a XS shirt
Since this thread was closed and we needed a few days to regroup, we extended the sign-up deadline to APRIL 20th
WRIST BANDS WILL BE ISSUED WHEN YOU CHECK IN. THIS WRISTBAND WILL ENTITLE YOU TO ALL THE FOOD AND BEVERAGES THAT I ARRANGE FOR . DOOR PRIZES WILL BE AWARDED AT THE SAT NIGHT DINNER.
IF YOU HAVE PAID PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU ARE ON THE LIST AND YOUR SHIRT SIZE IS CORRECT
... otherwise you'll get whatever is left
If you already paid to the PARTY BOSS, your reservation is good to go. As a reference we are using the original in and paid list
. If you paid and your name is NOT on the list, please email us a receipt/copy of the cleared check by 4/20/12 and we will honor your reservation. email: email@example.com
. Please don't show up with a receipt at the rally and expect to be on the list. Since we do not have access to the previously collected money at this time, we will not be able to refund anybody that has paid to Party Boss - sorry.
This year we are breaking out some custom made Stainless Steel Shot Glasses, as a tribute to Rick, and to help raise some money for the cause.
Prices are $5.00 each, or a set of four for $15.00
Order now, and we will bring them to the Rally. If you want one (or more) but can't make it to the rally this year, we will ship them to you for an extra $5.00 (any amount). Just send a check or paypal to the same address as you would for Rally reservations. Shot glasses will also be available for purchase at the event. Send payments to Silke Crombie, PO Box 1294, Mars Hill, NC 28754. Paypal payments will be accepted at firstname.lastname@example.org
Anyone who ordered shot-glasses will be invited to our shot-glass invitational on Friday evening. Of course we will accept good Tequila and/or good Scotch as a bribe....
Sponsors for this years event:
Please let any of our sponsors that you talk to know, that you appreciate their support of this event!
Off course, we are always open to new sponsors
if you would like to supply door prizes, or help in any way, just pm Hunter aka BDXMPL .
Things to make your life easier:
We will bring basic tools, compressor, battery charger, tow straps, pickup truck and ramps etc.
And there will be a basic first aid kit, including braces, and some painkillers for the mornings
The charging station for all your smart and not so smart items (use at your own risk - our electrician Kenny is setting it up....) will be at "party central". Just a heads up for all attendees, only two cell phones work at the event site, Verizon and Alltell. But who needs a phone anyway?
We as organizer, provide only information regarding this event. However you join all events totally voluntary and at your own risk. We are absolutely not responsible for things that happen to you, or your gear. Neither at the event nor at the arrival and departure. In case of an accident, damage or loss you and the involved persons are fully responsible to each other. You accept this by registration for the rally!
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