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Great American Jeep Rally - Sept 16-17
« on: August 26, 2017, 10:41:23 AM »
Jeepers! This year the Great American Jeep Rally is two days! Come to the event, enjoy all day fun and stop by the NEJeep booth while you're there. September 16th and 17th, 9am to 4pm and 10am to 3pm. NEJeep members, please see the members post for more info related to the club.
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Re: Great American Jeep Rally - Sept 16-17
« Reply #1 on: September 06, 2017, 01:17:15 PM »
Note that the cost is $20 per Jeep to enter. If you go BOTH days, it will be $20 Saturday, and $10 for Sunday.
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Re: Great American Jeep Rally - Sept 16-17
« Reply #2 on: September 06, 2017, 03:13:15 PM »
The 2 Charities benefiting from the Jeep Rally are:

Homes For Our Troops
Mission: To build mortgage-free, specially adapted homes nationwide for severely injured Veterans Post-9/11, to enable them to rebuild their lives
FB: https://www.facebook.com/homesforourtroops/
https://www.hfotusa.org/

The Pink Angels, Inc.
Mission: To aid in the elimination of breast cancer by organizing fund raising
events and soliciting donations to support breast cancer research and
to promote awareness through community service and education. The
organization strives to provide an environment of emotional camaraderie for those who have been touched in some way by this disease by “Remembering the Past, Supporting the Present, and Protecting the Future.”
FB: https://www.facebook.com/thepinkangelsinc/
http://thepinkangels.org/
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Re: Great American Jeep Rally - Sept 16-17
« Reply #3 on: September 06, 2017, 03:18:51 PM »
What's the deal with Vendors booths?
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Re: Great American Jeep Rally - Sept 16-17
« Reply #4 on: September 06, 2017, 04:22:17 PM »
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Re: Great American Jeep Rally - Sept 16-17
« Reply #5 on: September 06, 2017, 04:45:40 PM »
Paul, PM sent.
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Re: Great American Jeep Rally - Sept 16-17
« Reply #6 on: September 06, 2017, 06:21:47 PM »
And swag bags!  :buttrockxtreme:
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Re: Great American Jeep Rally - Sept 16-17
« Reply #7 on: September 11, 2017, 03:04:33 PM »
Some FAQ for the Jeep Rally:

Is the Great American Jeep Rally a non-profit event?
Yes. The Great American Jeep Rally is an event done by Great American Charitable Events, GACE. GACE is a registered 501c3 organization.

Is there pre-registration for the Jeep Rally?
No. You do not have to register ahead of time.

What are the hours of the Jeep Rally?
The Jeep Rally is Saturday September 16th 9am to 4pm and Sunday September 17th 10am to 3pm

Are pets allowed at the Jeep Rally?
Yes. Well behaved and leashed pets are allowed.

Is there camping at the Jeep Rally?
There is no camping available on site. There are camp grounds and area hotels available. Our Facebook page lists those locations.

What is the cost to be part of the Jeep Rally?
We ask for a $20 donation for one day and a $30 donation if you would like to come Saturday and Sunday. Up to 5 people per Jeep or whatever the Jeep can legally hold. The two day package must be purchased on Saturday.

What does it cost to be a spectator?
The Jeep entrance fee does cover the activities but you are not obligated to do them. If you are a non Jeep owner or just wish to not donate the $20 amount you can park in the non-Jeep lot and entry is $5 per person.

Are there age limits for the Jeep Rally activities?
For safety reason children must be 12 years and older to ride as a passenger for the obstacle course, mud trench, rock pile and RTI ramps. No one is allowed out of the Jeep during any activity.
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Re: Great American Jeep Rally - Sept 16-17
« Reply #8 on: September 12, 2017, 10:16:25 AM »
Parking info:

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Re: Great American Jeep Rally - Sept 16-17
« Reply #9 on: September 15, 2017, 12:50:52 PM »
Trailer is packed and ready to go!!!! Very excited, 1st time ever as a vendor. :)
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Re: Great American Jeep Rally - Sept 16-17
« Reply #10 on: September 15, 2017, 01:08:23 PM »
Trailer is packed and ready to go!!!! Very excited, 1st time ever as a vendor. :)

Nice! 1300 Jeeps last year so it's a big market.
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Re: Great American Jeep Rally - Sept 16-17
« Reply #11 on: September 15, 2017, 01:33:35 PM »
YES I stripped 4 jeeps in the last week and a half(and 4 in the month before that, lol) and today loading up I was thinking....."I think I don't have enough.."
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Re: Great American Jeep Rally - Sept 16-17
« Reply #12 on: September 15, 2017, 03:59:13 PM »
Jeep killer! :eek:
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Re: Great American Jeep Rally - Sept 16-17
« Reply #13 on: September 15, 2017, 04:34:35 PM »
lol well 3 were definitely dead and the last I put out of it's owner misery :)
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Re: Great American Jeep Rally - Sept 16-17
« Reply #14 on: September 15, 2017, 05:57:34 PM »
What are the details for Sunday morning?
Time at Diner if anyone is going?... is there anything I can
bring on Sunday???
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Re: Great American Jeep Rally - Sept 16-17
« Reply #15 on: September 15, 2017, 06:04:19 PM »
YES I stripped 4 jeeps in the last week and a half(and 4 in the month before that, lol) and today loading up I was thinking....."I think I don't have enough.."

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Re: Great American Jeep Rally - Sept 16-17
« Reply #16 on: September 15, 2017, 10:48:05 PM »
What are the details for Sunday morning?
Time at Diner if anyone is going?... is there anything I can
bring on Sunday???

Check the members side post, much more planning there...
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Re: Great American Jeep Rally - Sept 16-17
« Reply #17 on: September 16, 2017, 07:20:38 AM »
We're here and we have no popup.... i feel homeless...
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Re: Great American Jeep Rally - Sept 16-17
« Reply #18 on: September 16, 2017, 08:11:54 AM »
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Re: Great American Jeep Rally - Sept 16-17
« Reply #19 on: September 16, 2017, 08:39:34 PM »
Roasted today in the sun, moved some of my cj hoods on the trailer and made shelter from 2-4.

It was an awesome day, Met tons of great people! Even had some meet me at the garage tonight to grab things I didn't bring. Well run show!
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Re: Great American Jeep Rally - Sept 16-17
« Reply #20 on: September 16, 2017, 11:09:16 PM »
Great event today  - more vendors this year and food trucks...   Thank you to our BOD members who attended , members that helped out and especially Steve Sevigny who set the whole thing up!
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Re: Great American Jeep Rally - Sept 16-17
« Reply #21 on: September 18, 2017, 12:40:13 PM »
Good time on Saturday.  Glad I went.





The mud pit and rock crawling were pretty entertaining to watch.
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Re: Great American Jeep Rally - Sept 16-17
« Reply #22 on: September 18, 2017, 08:15:14 PM »
food trucks? I was there Saturday and only saw 1 food vendor...Did I miss them?
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Re: Great American Jeep Rally - Sept 16-17
« Reply #23 on: September 18, 2017, 08:32:57 PM »
food trucks? I was there Saturday and only saw 1 food vendor...Did I miss them?

Ya, they're across the opening from the others
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Re: Great American Jeep Rally - Sept 16-17
« Reply #24 on: September 18, 2017, 09:06:06 PM »
Those thai chicken street tacos where awesome!
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