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Dixie Run 29 Photo Albums are available to download NOW! 3 Whole Albums worth

First off, I want to say how thankful we are for all the effort from Image Off Road Photography. Christy Mote and Thomas Boyd have demonstrated tremendous effort at our  most recent SFWDA events.  Our core mission is Conservation * Education * Recreation. Recreation is the payoff and the reason why we all work so hard to maintain the right to access trails and why we work so hard to maintain our OHV trails. Often when out wheeling it's hard to get good pictures and rarely can you even get a good selfie while on the trail. Photographs help us to keep those memories forever, which is something that often run astray as we age. Well, Image Off Road Photography (IORP) has done it once again. Go ahead right now and check out the 3 whole albums she uploaded for us to peruse. Then be sure and order a few photos, a collage, or maybe even a wall print from her directly online. Christy and her team do this all without compensation from us, so please show your appreciation for their talent, time and effort and buy some images. You won't regret it and then you also wont forget it. ) 

You can purchase directly from this link, including digital downloads. Enjoy!

Album 1…/Dixie-Ru…/i-xHbHgXt

Album 2

Album 3


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It is time for the 2015 Southern Four Wheel Drive Association Fall MEET & RIDE!

Come join SFWDA at Choccolocco Mountain; everyone's invited to our 2015 SFWDA Fall MEET & RIDE! 


November 14, 9 AM CST


Choccolocco Mountain ORV Park 1312 Louise Dr. SW Jacksonville, AL 36265 33.807620, -85.736513 (Directions Below)


* " Toys for Tots" Charity Toy Drive
* SFWDA News & Updates
* Trail Riding

This Fall the SFWDA Meet and Ride will be hosted by the Warner Robins Jeep Club at Choccolocco Mountain ORV Park in Jacksonville, Alabama. We are also collecting new unwrapped toys for the local Warner Robbins chapter of the USMC Toys for Tots charity. We wil be collecting toys in the morning. Choccolocco MTN is a large and fantastic park that has terrain available for every type of 4x4 from bone stock to heavily modified. From the infamous “Boat Ramp” to the tamer and scenic “Chicken Trail” this fantastic park truly has something for everyone.

The WRJC will be leading groups for those unfamiliar with the park. Their plan is to have guides for all difficulty levels from beginner to advance. Maps will also be available for those adventurous types that want to explore everything that Chocco has to offer.

The schedule for the day will be as follows.
(All Times Local)

  • 8-9am Collection of Toys for Tots
  • 8:30am Sign in and Registration (There is a fee to use the park and it is detailed below)
  • 9:00am SFWDA Meeting
  •  10:00am(ish) Trail Rides
  • Noon (ish) Lunch (Trail Guides will bring everyone back to base for lunch)
  • 1:00pm (ish) More Trail Rides!

Park Rate:

  • Event is free for everyone except for the park fees

  • One Day Riding Pass: $20 per driver $5 per passenger

  • Weekend Riding/Camping Pass: $30 per driver $10 per passenger (Weekend pass includes primitive camping)

Some simple rules:

1. Absolutely no Drinking and Driving. Period.
2. ALWAYS remember that we are a Family Based club and there are usually a lot of kids around.
3. All drivers must have a valid driver’s license
4. Tree Savers must be used at all winch points
5. Seat Belts must be worn at all times by every occupant of the vehicle
6. Stay on designated trails


1. Once you are in Jacksonville turn East at the Sonic on Whites Gap Road
2. Take first left on Church Avenue SE
3. Take a right on Gardner Drive SE
4. At the Y stay right onto Louise Drive SE
5. Take the 2nd Right onto Forest Drive and climb the short hill.
6. At the top of the hill take a Right onto Forney RD
7. Park is just ahead on left


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Check out these great photos from Ricky B Photographyt​ from last weekend at Dixie Run 29!

Wide Open Design was well represented at Dixie Run 29! 

Check out these great photos from Ricky Berr from last weekend at Dixie Run! Look for much more from them coming soon. We're building bridges to broaden our reach and to share the memories with all of what a great weekend enjoyed by all SFWDA members.



The 29th Annual Dixie Run Has Arrived


I wanted to share just a few reminders and details for everyone to digest before arriving this weekend. 

Registration has now concluded online. Onsite registration will be open at the entrance to the park on Thursday between 4-7pm, Friday 7-7, and Saturday 7-11am. If you didn't book online then we will see you at the gate. Cash and credit cards will be accepted.

Upon arrival there will be a brief tech inspection on all trail rigs. Then you will proceed to the "Registration" or "Pre-Registered" line with your vehicle and we will mark you each off the list and pass out event bags. Then at any point through the weekend you can proceed to the hill top and the main pavilion to retrieve any pre-purchased goods or early registrant merchandise. Be sure to also check out all of our new SFWDA merchandise. Vendors will be setting up on Thursday still but food vendors will be present to keep everyone fully charged.


SPARTA, TN 37583
Registration : Thursday between 4-7pm, Friday 7-7, and Saturday 7-11am

All bunks and powered RV spots are taken but there is still plenty of acreage to comfortably settle into with tents, and RV's

Tech Inspection & What to Bring
When arriving at Dixie Run please arrive prepared with basic suggested safety equipment. There will be a basic tech inspection at the gate upon arrival to the park. Be sure each vehicle that will be on the trials has at least the following; safety belts, fire extinguisher, first aid kit, and a battery tied down. Other suggested equipment include tow points, winch, cb radio, and a trail map.

First Aid Kits & Fire Extinguishers are mandatory

First Aid Kits & Fire Extinguishers are mandatory

Safety Belts are mandatory

Safety Belts are mandatory

Trail Riding

Color Coordinated Ride Flags

  All trails at the park will be open during the event and we will be hosting guided trail rides throughout the weekend. Registration for each trail ride is required and is included with your admission. Sign-ups will be by the Main Pavilion at the Merchandise tent.
See the rides schedule below for details.

 Fore more details on vehicle requirements download the Overview document

Trail Rides Schedule


Friday September 25, 2015

11:00 AM Excursion Ride with Rock Solid Jeep

1:00 PM Advanced Moderate with Trick N Traction

1:30 PM Easy Moderate with Trick N Traction

2:00 PM Ladies 37”+ with Adrienne Hall Mitchell Armes

Saturday September 26, 2015

9:00 AM Advanced Moderate with Jeeps & Wrenches

9:30 AM Easy Moderate with Jeeps & Wrenches

11:00 AM Excursion Ride with Rock Solid Jeep

1:00 PM Advanced Moderate with Mule Town Jeepers

1:30 PM Easy Moderate with Mule Town Jeepers

2:00 PM Ladies 37”< with MTJC, Amy Dyan Clayborne


This is just a quick summary of events; for more details follow our email blast or view it Online now.



Guided Trail Ride Overview for Dixie Run 29

For your reference to have with you in case of any questions about which trail ride you want to sign up for. 


 · Open to all vehicles up to 33”

· Stock, Open Differentials

· Winch not Required

· Basic Recovery Gear Recommended


 · Open to all vehicles up to 37”

· Locked Differentials

· Winch Required

· Basic Recovery Gear Required

  Guided Trail Rides

    Ladies Ride 37”+

 · Open to all vehicles over 37”

· Locked Differentials

· Winch Required

· Basic Recovery Gear Required

  Guided Trail Rides

    Ladies Ride 37”  and Under

· Open to all vehicles under 37”

· Open and Locked Differentials

· Winch not Required

· Basic Recovery Gear Recommended

   Excursion Rides (Greeter Fall and Coke Ovens) 

· Open to all vehicles, Open and Locked

· Winch not Required

· Basic Recovery Gear Recommended

· CB Communications Recommended



Rock Corps "Crawl-O-Ween " Ride for Autism" & 5th annual 4x4 Toy Run

 Rock Corps " Crawl-O-Ween "
Ride for Autism & 5th annual 4x4 Toy Run

Let's all show our support for a great event from Chip Price, Tony Wilson, and our friends with the Rock Corp 4x4 club in Marion, NC.

This year Rock Corps 4X4 will be presenting to the public for the first time, our newly acquired property. We call it, The S.H.O.P. , which stands for, Sugar Hill Offroad Park.
100 acres of wheeling and camping.
As for the past many years, we have had a toy run to aid the McDowell County Social Services with gifts and of Money. This year, we will be doing the same. Also we will be making a donation to Autism. The land owner we lease from has a son with autism and that was one of our agreements when we leased the property, was that we were going to donate to this. so, TWO great causes that our wheeling will benefit!
As you see the dates, you can see where it just so happens to fall on Halloween. We will be searching for a sponsor for a best costume! We would also be interested in a sponsor for a Truck and treat event for the kids, Saturday evening!

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Mark your calendars
Get your rigs ready

Let's have some fun, and help two very worthy causes! 

Gate fees:

$10 per person, $10 per rig for a day, or for the whole weekend!
Bring a toy, and get $10 off admission!
Kids 14 and under free, with a parent or guardian
100% of profits will go to the beneficiaries. The only thing deducted will be our expenses to put this event on.

For more details check out the Facebook Event Page: