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It's here! Our 11th annual Trailfest 2015 is this weekend, will you be there?

 

Trailfest 2015 Is Here.........

Updated Schedules, More Trail Rides, and details within

Register Today

Weather is Perfect, more vendors continue, and if you have not registered for Trailfest 2015 what are you waiting for? We have 2 scenic Excursion Rides, Ladies Ride, RC's, Bounce House, Obstacle Course, Movie Night, Bonfires, BBQ, Raffle,s and MUCH MUCH MORE!
All this for as little as $49 to support the Southern Four Wheel Drive Association in Conservation and Education for all.

Festivities begin Friday morning with several trail rides and a recently added second excursion ride.  Check out the final schedule below, on our website, and as in your registration packets for more details. 

So that we can prepare for efficient check-in at the park, we will be closing On-Line registration for Trailfest at 9 pm Eastern on Thursday night.


If you haven't registered by then, you can still pay at the gate Friday or Saturday, but to make the check-in process as quick and easy as possible for everyone, we encourage you to register online if at all possible!

Registration & Event Check In

Thursday   5 PM- 9 PM
Friday        7 AM - 7 PM 
Saturday   7 Am - 11 AM

Trailfest Event Shirts * New SFWDA Merchandise

This is the official Trailfest 2015 Limited Edition Event Shirt.
A
vailable only during the event and while supplies last.


 

New for 2015 along with our Premium Membership gear package we'll also be offering sleek black shirts, long sleeves, and even hoodies to stay warm when the sun goes down. Come check out all the new merchandise at the Merchandise / Trail Sign Up Tent inside of AOP. 

 


What to expect this year at Trailfest 2015.....

More Guided Trail Rides

Join us on the trails at AOP on Friday and all day Saturday for guided Moderate and Advanced Moderate Trail Rides leaving throughout the day. To include a variety of terrain manageable by vehicles from stock to wild. Discretion is always advised when choosing a trail. Consider your vehicle and it's ability as well as your experience as a driver. Each guided trail ride and excursion will have at least 2 experienced Guides to accompany you on your route and assist with things like spotting and choosing the right line. We welcome you all to come and join us. Arrive early to ensure your spot and after you check in go to the Trail Signup Tent inside of AOP to choose your schedule. For photos, routes, and many more details check out; http://www.sfwda.org/tf15-trail-rides/

Schedule

Friday - Guided Trail Rides (AOP Trails & 1 Excursion) 1 PM - 4:30 PM
Saturday - Guided Trail Rides  (AOP Trails & 2 Excursions)  All Day 8:30 AM - 5 PM


Excursion Rides 

1.Sequatchie Valley & TN River Gorge 
2. AOP Excursion-Mountain Scenic (Foster Falls)


Our Scenic Excursion Rides will offer incredible views of the surrounding mountains and valleys.

One of these will be Sequatchie Valley and the Tennessee River. Along it’s shoreline through the famous Gorge (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tennessee_River_Gorge).


Our second Excursion Ride to Foster Falls and several local landmarks will average between 15 and 55 miles per hour per posted speed limits. This ride is approximately 50 miles long and will have several stops along the way including the Monteagle Winery, Jim Oliver Smokehouse for lunch(if needed), and then Foster Falls before returning to the park.

Schedule 
Friday 1-4 pm
Saturday 8:30-12 noon  & 1-4 pm 


 Look for the sign-up tent on location inside AOP. Spaces are limited and are first come first served. 
http://www.sfwda.org/tf15-trail-rides/


Ladies Only Trail Ride

Sponsored by Nerfherder Creations. There are a very limited number of spots on this ride so be sure to sign up early either online by Thursday night or at the Trail Sign up tent at the park.  

Schedule
Friday @ 2pm - suggested 37" + Tires
Saturday @ 2pm - suggested under 37" tires


Vendors

Enjoy great food, great products, services, and great off road gear.

We are proud to announce our largest vendor attendance to date for Trailfest. In addition to all these great brands contributing to our raffle there will be many vendors slated to be at Trailfest On-Site as well. http://www.sfwda.org/trailfest2015-vendors/


RAFFLE TIME


Here are just a couple of the many great products donated to our raffle. There will be thousands of dollars in merchandise given out. Be sure to bring plenty of spending money to help support SFWDA.
  


Fun for the whole Family

This is going to be a Fun Packed busy weekend for the whole family. Enter our Free RC Challenge for a chance to win an Axial SCX10 RC Jeep Sponsored by Krawl Off Road, let the kids play in the Bounce House, while Mom and Dad play on the Obstacle Course. On Friday night be sure to join us at for Family Movie Night under the stars sponsored by Tennessee Off Road

 Inflatable Bounce House & Slide 

 Win an Axial SCX10 in our RC Challenge

 Friday Night Family Movie

 + Lot's more


Schedule of Events 

Friday

  • Open Riding at AOP - All Day 
  • Guided Trail Rides (AOP Trails & 1 Excursion) 1 PM - 4:30 PM
  • Obstacle Course (Pre-Run) & RTI Ramp  - 3 PM - 7 PM
  • Educational Demonstration (under main pavilion) - 5 PM - 6 PM
  • Dinner - OPEN 
  • Family Movie Night (under main pavilion) - 8 PM 
  • Bonfire (Dark)


Saturday

  • Open Riding at AOP - All Day
  • Guided Trail Rides  (AOP Trails & Excursions)  All Day 8:30 AM - 5 PM
  • Obstacle Course (Timed Challenge) & RTI Ramp  - 1 PM - 5 PM
  • Educational Demonstration (under main pavilion) - NOON - 1 PM
  • Educational Demonstration (under main pavilion) - 5 PM - 6 PM
  • R\C Crawler Challenge (free) (beside main pavilion) - 5 PM - 6 PM
  • Dinner - 5 PM - 7 PM
  • Announcements 7 PM - 9 PM
  • Raffle 7:30 PM - 9 PM 
  • Bonfire (following raffle)

 Get your camera out! Snap away all weekend and then share them up to our Facebook group

 

 https://www.facebook.com/groups/SFWDA/ using the hashtag #trailfest2015 and the photo or short video with the most likes on our page next Sunday night at 9pm will be our lucky winner; a Free Admission to Trailfest 2016

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Group Riding Ettiquette

Be Prepared * Best practices when riding with a group. When your club goes and plans a ride don't be "that guy" who holds up the group or disturbs the enjoyment of outdoors for others

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Trailfest * Trailfest * Trailfest - Join us for the biggest and best SFWDA Trailfest event yet!

 Help support the core mission of SFWDA - Conservation * Education * Recreation. In just two weeks on May 1-3 when Southern Four Wheel Drive takes over Adventure Off Road Park. We're a non-profit organization which operate from funding at events like this which are used to preserve trail access, promote trail stewardship, and to educate the OHV community as a whole on best practices off road. This Trailfest event is going to be bigger and better than ever. 

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