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EVENT CANCELLED - PLEASE READ FOR IMPORTANT INFORMATION March Moto Madness 2020 - TENNESSEE - The Mother Rally - Tellico Plains

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Giant Friend Event

Description:
March Moto Madness 2020 - TENNESSEE - THE MOTHER RALLY - Tellico Plains
3/26/2020 - 3/29/2020
 

Due to the rapidly changing protocols, CDC recommendations, state and federal guidelines, we've had to make the hard decision to cancel the
2020 March Moto Madness.


This decision didn't come easy nor was it made without extensive research, consultation and recommendations from trusted friends.  We announced last week that we would move forward and the overwhelming response was positive, with a few disagreements, to the decision.  That decision was based on the situation at the time.  Over the weekend many changes and mandates were made by the state of Tennessee, the CDC and many of the states that participants would be traveling from.

After considering the pros and cons of current atmosphere and recommendations we had to make the decision to cancel. With the large numbers of people planning on attending and the time frame for the current "social distancing" unknown, we don't see a postponement as a viable option.  Hopefully the drastic measures currently underway will limit the overall affects of the Covid-19 virus, it may also prolong the viruses natural progression, so there is no practical way to re-schedule.    

We know that people have made arrangements and scheduled time off to come next weekend.  We understand the disappointment, and relief for some, of those that were planning to attend.  We're just as disappointed as many of you and have spent may hours planning and getting prepared for the Madness.  We hope the cancellation doesn't cause any undue stress but suggest that if you were planning to ride that you still do.  Just not in a group of 400 people.

There will be many small businesses, restaurants and towns that will be hugely impacted by the widespread closures and cancellations across the country.  The best way to support them and help minimize their pain is to patronize them.  That's our plan, we'll finally get to ride for MMM.

Spread the love so to speak, just not the virus. Wash your hands, don't put your fingers in your eyes, mouth or nose and don't lick any door knobs.
 
Ride On friends, RIDE ON!
Refund or Credit - you choose

With the unfortunate circumstances, created by the totally rude Covid 19 virus, many are now asking "What about my money?"

If you preregistered you'll have 2 options.  A 
REFUND or a CREDIT for MMM 2021.

If you choose a 
REFUND there will be a $10 processing fee to cover the fees charged by the credit card companies.  Unfortunately we have no control over those fees and are only passing along the costs.  There will be no partial refunds, ie refund for t-shirt and/or RV only.  All or none, to simplify the process.

If you choose a 
CREDIT for MMM 2021 you will receive full credit for your registration, including t-shirt orders and RV reservations. 

For a 
REFUND - please email your request to Contact@MarchMotoMadness.com  Include your name, email address used to register and if you registered more than 1 person. (we do have a list for verification)

All refund requests must be in by midnight March 31, 2020. If we do not receive a request by midnight 3/31/2020 you will be credited for MMM 2021.

Please allow time for the refunds to be processed.  Don't expect your refund to be processed as soon as you send your request.  Depending on the amount of requests there may be some delay.

For a 
CREDIT - do nothing.  If we don't hear from you we will credit your 2020 registration to MMM 2021.

This process will limit the time and effort required for those that have to process the requests.

 

MMM 2020 - 15 Years of Madness
Mar 26 – 29, 2020

801 Steer Creek Rd, Tellico Plains, TN 37385

35*18'26.7"N 84*20'54.1"W
35.307409, -84.348368


$125 on-line registration (closes 3/15/2020) $150 at the gate

Fri, Sat & Sunday Breakfast – Fri & Sat Dinner

Thurs – Potluck dinner
Bring a local favorite from your neck of the woods to share with the group. It’s a good way to share a little of your own downhome specialties and meet some new friends. This is done by participants not the MMM kitchen.

3 nights camping (Tents, hammocks, trailers, RV’s - first come first served – non-reserved)
We’ve never run out of camp space. We ask that you move empty and unused trailers, after unloading, to make room for other attendees. We’ll direct you to appropriate parking after you’ve unloaded.
Be considerate when setting up camp. There will be LOTS of campers. If you’re taking up too much space we’ll ask you to tighten up or resituate to make room.
RV/Trailer length limited to 28’ on Southside of Conasauga creek. 29'+ camp on Northside of the creek.
There are low spots where you will get stuck. Use common sense when driving through the field.
Pumper services will be available for holding tanks. Arrangements made on site with the operator.


Limited RESERVED RV/Camper sites with services
$90 – Electric $120 – Electric/water

Reserved Trailer/RV sites limited to 28'

Day passes - $25 day / $60 3 days (no on-site camping or meals)

Volunteers
We need volunteers to help manage the Madness. We can’t do it without you. Volunteers are allowed early arrival on Wed and get a limited edition CREW shirt for their time and help. When you register check the volunteer box and we’ll be in touch to get you on the schedule for a time to help. We need help in set up, tear down, registration, setting RV’s and campers, security, kitchen duty and gate keepers.

Vendors
Come take a look at and talk to some of your favorite moto vendors. Big circus tent in the middle of the action for you to come ceck it all out.

A Plethora of riding options
This area offers so many options for exceptional riding. Whether you enjoy Adventure riding, dual sport, sport touring, cruising or smaller bikes like the Grom there’s a road, or some semblance of one, for you.
Run what you brung. You won’t be disappointed.


Cherokee Challenge 2020
We’ve put together a new CC in honor of MMM 15. 170 miles of twisties, gravel, scenic views and the best riding the area has to offer.

GPS routes
Everyone always wants GPS routes. If you’re from the area or have been coming for a while help us collect some rides and share with the others. Forward your routes to Contact@MarchMotoMadness.com and we’ll set up a dropbox for them. Make sure you give a description of the ride that includes the type of riding the route includes and what it’s suitable to be ridden on.

Guided Rides
We’ll have guided rides available for varying levels of tastes and bikes. Sign up’s will be on site. We’ll also have The Map Room set up again behind Registration. Printed route sheets, area maps available to purchase and a white board to organize group rides based on interest and skill levels.

Fun & Frivolity

Friday

Slow Race, Moto Limbo and Friday Night Barrell Races
Lot’s of fun for everyone. Nothing extreme. Come participate or come spectate. Always a crowd favorite.
Watch where you stand for the barrel racing. There will be mud!


Saturday
Skills course - Try you hand at tight turns, figure 8’s, slalom. Nothing too extreme. Balance and brains are your friends here.
Trails course - For those with a need for the extreme. Water, mud, logs, balance. You’ll have a little of everything that you could expect from a true extreme adventure. Can you clear the course?
Hill Climb - Not for the faint of heart. Take home the title of King of the Hill until next.

Bonfire nightly
Always a great way to end the day. Share a few stories and adult beverages and you’re guaranteed to leave with some new lifelong friends.
We ask that you don’t have fires at your camp without a raised fire pit. But you can’t meet new folks hanging around your own fire.


NEW TOILETS
You told us and we heard ya’. We’ll have new toilets this year. Shiny and bright. Enjoy! Take your shoes off before you go in.

Shower Bus
4 shower stalls with hot water

Please be tidy and clean up after yourselves. We ain’t yo’ mama, even though you’re at the Mother rally.

Make sure to join us for the 15th annual March Moto Madness and see what all the Madness is about. This year looks to be the biggest and best yet.


Event Date:
3/26/2020 - 3/29/2020

Event Time:
Gates open at 9:00 AM

Location:
The Mother Rally
801 Steer Creek Rd
Tellico Plains, TN 37385
UNITED STATES

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Rally Cost:

What's Included:  
3 Nights Camping (Thurs/Fri/Sat), Breakfast (Fri/Sat/Sun), Dinner (Fri/Sat), Crazy Fox Coffee, Community Fire Pit (Fires at individual campsites are allowed with raised firepits ONLY. (Campers must provide own firewood which can be purchased in the local area), Bike Games, Door Prizes, Good Friends Old & New, and Vendor Tents

If you are staying on the rally grounds you are required to register and pay full admission price, regardless if you are a rider or not. All full registrations include camping and meals. Day passes are available for those staying off site and do not include meals.

RV/Camper/Trailer:  

Vehicles 28ft or shorter:
Main Rally Grounds has room for RV/Campers but is limited to a maximum RV/Camper length of 28 ft.  
Reservations are required for sites with electric and water hookups.  All others are first come first served.
- 23 Electric only Hookup sites - $90 
- 11 Electric and Water hookups - $120

Vehicles larger than 28 ft:
Are allowed, but must be parked on the North side of the creek, and are not allowed on the main rally grounds.  There are no designated slips or electric/water hookups on the North side. No reservation is required to setup in the North side. Do not reserve an electric/water site if your vehicle is greater than 28 ft.

All unused vehicles will need to be parked in designated parking areas once you have unloaded and unhooked so we can utilize the space as tent camping sites.


Not staying On-Site?:
Day Passes can be purchased, on-site only. $25 Single Day Pass or $60 for 3 Day Pass
(no on-site camping or meals)

Riding in the Area:
The area offers great riding choices for Adventure bikes, dual-sport bikes, road bikes, and even smaller dirt/woods bikes. Plated, street legal, bikes are required for all but the on-site riding as roads are public roads that require registered bikes.

Self-guided and group rides: There will be self-guided route sheets on site and can be found in the "Map Room" located at registration. Group rides are organized by participants and posted on the white board in the map room and are a good way to meet new riders and get with a group that rides in the manner you prefer. We do not offer GPS tracks.

On-site options include a lot of logging trails with single track that connects to other single track in the area.

Please ride responsibly and remember that you represent the community at large (whether you want to or not) while riding in the area. Be respectful of others and their property. DO NOT RIDE AROUND LOCKED GATES OR AREAS THAT ARE MARKED AS CLOSED OR NO TRESPASSING. We'd like to continue to have a good relationship with the locals. 

Special Note: No Early Arrivals - Please do not arrive early, unfortunately, you will be turned away.
Only Setup Crew and Volunteers will be allow early admittance. 


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