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June 26, 27 and 28, 2014.
VJMC National Rally,
Spring Mill State Park,
This event requires pre-registration which will be available on-line by January 1, 2014.
The Spring Mill Inn will serve as our Rally Headquarters and all activities with the exception of some of the rides will be centered around the Inn. In anticipation of our rapidly growing Rally attendance, VJMC has reserved all 70 plus rooms at the Spring Mill Inn to host our 2014 National Rally. Please keep in mind that you will need your event registration number to book your room for the event. You will receive that number via your on-line registration receipt. Be prepared to register early if you plan to stay at the Rally Headquarters.
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VJMC 2014 National Rally Register Now
Register for the Rally and Book your room at the Spring Mill Inn by January 31st and receive a commemorative Rally medallion.
The VJMC 2014 National Rally will take place June 26-28, 2014 at the Spring Mill State Park located in Mitchell, Indiana. The Spring Mill Inn will serve as the Rally headquarters. Its location in the state park provides the perfect back drop for a vintage Rally and bike show.
The event committee has worked hard to plan a full three days of fun filled activities ensuring something for everyone. Once onsite and checked in we hope you will allow a bit of time to savor the beauty and splendor of your surroundings.
Registration will be available on-line only. If you have any questions or require any assistance with the registration process please contact us at events@VJMC.org. Please be sure to provide your name, telephone number and a good time for a return call. We will be happy to provide you with the necessary assistance to register in preparation for this Rally.
Rally Registration Fees:
Early Registration – January 5 through May 25 2014
• Member Registration - $100
• Guest (spouse, girlfriend, significant other or children) - $75
• Non Member Registration - $130 (includes $30 membership to VJMC)
Late Registration – After May 25, 2014
• Member Registration - $125
• Guest (spouse, girlfriend, significant other or children) - $75
• Non Member Registration - $160 (includes $30 membership to VJMC)
Registration fees provide all inclusive event access. The event fees include:
• Access to all event activities
• Thursday Meet & Greet Social – Italian Affair
• Friday Dinner – BBQ
• Saturday Banquet
• Event T Shirt
• Discounted Room Rates
*** Please note there is a onetime entry fee to enter the park.
If you are staying in the park at the Inn, campgrounds, cabins, or RV parking. Your room key or overnight Park registration will be your pass for multiple re-entry into the Park.
New Activities for the 2014 National Rally - Tiddler Events
On Friday, June 27th there will be a “Tiddler Parade” around the park followed by a “Tiddler Bike Show” in circle in front of the Spring Mill Inn. Parade participants will assemble in front of the Inn at 1:00pm with kick-stands up at 1:30pm. The group will ride around the perimeter of the park returning to the front of the Inn. The show portion of the event will begin immediately upon arrival back at the Inn. Mike Fitterling, our magazine editor along with an all-female panel of spouses and female guests will judge the award recipients. This should provide for lots of fun and some interesting results.
Rules: Vintage Bike – 20 years or older, Modern Classic – any age
Awards will include: Best of Show, Vintage Tiddler, Modern Classic Tiddler, and Honorable Mention
Jim Townsend will be your ride host. He along with a team of local members will lead you in what will be some of the most memorable bike riding of your life. Due to the nature of surrounding road conditions in the area, the rides will be assembled in to smaller groups and categorized by big bikes, small bikes, further subdivided by the member’s riding proficiency.
At the time of check in each rally registrant and their guest(s) will be required to execute and sign a ride waiver form. Any guest under the age of 18 will be required to have a parent or guardian counter sign the waiver form. There will be no exception to this event’s club policy. For your convenience to expedite your check in a copy of the ride waiver can be down loaded and filled in and signed prior to your arrival. (Click here to download Ride Waiver Form)
VJMC promotes the wear of helmets, gloves and proper safety attire. Please keep in mind that the VJMC riding activities have two primary objectives; first and foremost, ensure the rides are incident free and second, that they are fun and enjoyable. Remember - its safety first.
Indiana: Safety Helmet –
The following link is provided as a quick reference to the Indiana helmet laws.
Bike Show Entry Fees: First Bike $15 – Each additional Bike is $5
The Rally bike show is hosted by Indianapolis, Indiana member Greg Pitt. He never fails to add a unique flavor to Rally bike shows. This year he has assembled a combined team of local members and a couple of… well I won’t spoil his surprise. You will just have to come to the Rally to see what Greg has in store this year. In addition to the traditional bike classes this year we are adding two new classes; vintage café racers and modern classics. The modern classics are those Japanese motorcycles who have not yet reached an age maturity to be classified as vintage. Since so many of new and prospective new members have these under aged classics. We want to extend an opportunity to them to participate in one of the most amazing VJMC bike shows of the year. Please be sure to welcome these newcomers and encourage their participation in all our activities.
Thursday, Jun 26, 2014
No VJMC event would be complete without its social activities. On Thursday evening we will have our traditional welcoming Meet & Greet. This year we will deviate from our Club legacy of a “cook out” and treat our members to an Italian affair.
Friday, Jun 27, 2014
Nothing brings people together better than a good ol’ fashion BBQ. Friday evening will not disappoint you. So..., Just Image, you are sitting on the veranda of a rustic Inn with an ice cold drink in one hand the other a plate full of BBQ. The evening will continue as we move to the back deck of the hotel to enjoy the stars, libations and the camaraderie of the evening. I sure everyone knows Jim Townsend “Father VJMC”. Well no VJMC Rally is complete without a story telling session led by “Father VJMC” himself. This year will be no exception!
Saturday, Jun 28, 2014
Saturday highlights our event with morning rides, preparations for the Bike Show - followed by the Bike Show, concluding with our evening membership Banquet. The Banquet will begin with introductions by Peter Slatcoff, opening remarks by club President Tom Kolenko, presentation of trophies to Bike Show award winners, and annual awards to acknowledge exceptional contributions to VJMC. Raffle drawings will take place throughout the Banquet.
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