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Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Win a Rock Crawling Weekend on a Private Ranch for Your Club

Win a Weekend for Your Club on a Private OHV Ranch near Reno, NV
Off Road Innovations and Hammerking Productions Announce the 2010 Best Prepared Rig Contest
at the Ultra4 Stampede in Reno, NV, Sept. 7-12, 2010.

Five (5) 4x4 clubs will get to compete for a chance to be the ONE selected club to get a full, PRIVATE weekend of awesome rock-crawling, camping, and trail-riding fun for the whole club, right outside Reno, NV. On Friday night of the Ultra4 Stampede, the five finalist clubs will present their BEST PREPARED/SETUP rig to the crowd of cheering fans for a most unusual contest of preparation and preparedness!

“This is not a rock crawl or obstacle course,” says Don Gilman of Off Road Innovations, the premier sponsor of the contest, “but rather a challenge to see how well setup and prepared your BEST rig is in your club.” Each club that fills out an application (TBA) will get a shot at being one of the 5 finalists who compete LIVE in front of the Ultra4 audience, with noted landuse activist and off-roader, Del Albright as the emcee and a panel of judges.

The drawing for the five finalists clubs will be held in Reno on Wednesday August 11th at the premier of the “King of the Hammers - Anarchy” film at the Grand Sierra Resort.

The contest will be live from 7pm to 8pm on Friday night, September 10th at the Grand Sierra Resort and Casino. Each rig/car/4x4 entered can have up to but not more than 4 seats and 4 passengers. Only one rig per club may be entered. All passengers may help with the contest. Without unveiling the fun of this contest, just realize that it is about preparation, setup, inventory, and readiness for about any situation on the trail or in rock crawling.

The contest is FREE to enter and applications are due by 5pm August 10th. Fill out your form at the Off Road Innovations store in Reno, NV or online at and click on the Ultra4 logo to download the form.

For more information on the Ultra4 Stampede please visit To book your weekend stay at the Grand Sierra Resort please visit or call 1-800-501-2651. Get the Ultra4 Stampede special room rate by using “ULTRA4” code when booking your room.

Questions may be addressed to Del Albright, Event Emcee by email to

Monday, July 12, 2010

BlueRibbon July Magazine with Jeep Beach

Be sure to see the Jeep Beach article from this recent trip I was on.

The July 2010 issue of BlueRibbon Magazine is available online! Featured in this issue...


Greg Mumm, BRC's Executive Director, tells us how to ensure the future

Sonia Bartz, BRC President, gives us the lowdown on the BRC Board of Directors election process


Members are asked to vote in the BlueRibbon Coalition Board Of Directors (BOD) election

Absentee Ballot for BOD Election

BRC honored at International Snowmobile Congress (ISC)
Del Albright tells us how a Florida Jeep club kicks it for BRC at the 2010 Jeep Beach event

Court adopts Lewis & Clark remedy - restores access


Mark Algazy asks, "What Frequency Are You On?" (read more!)

Barbara Larsen gives us the lowdown on those dedicated "Pledge Partners" who support BRC all year long

Charlie Williams discusses "Wilderness on a Palodoodle"


Legal Action Update

The Member Support List: Thanks guys!

Brian Hawthorne gives us our Wilderness update in the Land Use Outlook

This notice sponsored by Klim Technical Riding Gear

Go here to see the magazine: