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Old 12-03-2008, 05:43 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Southeast boys wanna do a local comp?

I was thinking of trying to organize a local competiton at Windrock(Rattlerock).I was trying to see how many people would be interested in one.I would also like to do a timed event going down trail 39 and turn around and come back to the top.what do you think?would anyone be interested.Small competitions there have done pretty well in the past.
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Old 12-03-2008, 06:24 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Old 12-03-2008, 06:57 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Im in. Are you thinking one time event , or maybe a series of events ?
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Old 12-03-2008, 07:10 PM   #4 (permalink)
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It depends on the turn out at first.
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Old 12-03-2008, 07:18 PM   #5 (permalink)
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yeah , would'nt make much sense without good turnout. but it would be nice to have a comp series (maybe 3 events) a little closer than hannibal to go along with werock.
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Old 12-03-2008, 07:30 PM   #6 (permalink)
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I think it would be good for the local guys and alot of fun and might even inspire someone to compete on a bigger scale.
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I agree totally. Just watching a local comp this summer inspired me to build a rig for the 09 season . these are the types of things that will keep our sport alive and thriving. I also figured last place needed a fresh name in it........."mine".
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Old 12-03-2008, 07:53 PM   #8 (permalink)
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now would there be different classes for this comp?

sounds like a fun non the less
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Old 12-03-2008, 08:01 PM   #9 (permalink)
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yeah ,probably some simple classes like 35" tires and under and a big tire class.
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Old 12-03-2008, 08:03 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Old 12-05-2008, 01:57 PM   #11 (permalink)
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When?
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Old 12-05-2008, 02:34 PM   #12 (permalink)
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is it buggies only or can fullsize enter

what classes.
ill come spack some rigs for you.
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Old 12-05-2008, 09:08 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Full size rigs welcomed.
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Old 12-07-2008, 07:52 PM   #14 (permalink)
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Funny you bring this up. I just did a time run @ rattlerock (the weekend before thanksgiving) for fun & did it in 22:33 MINS
with 8 MINS of downtime for going to get a wrench to tighten a loose hydro line. Bottom line is I am in!!!!
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Old 12-08-2008, 08:02 AM   #15 (permalink)
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I am in, just say when.
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Old 12-08-2008, 05:37 PM   #16 (permalink)
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I don't think it would be a problem to get alot of local guys out for an event like that. I know the guys in Oneida have a small club with at least 5-6 that would be interested. I definatly would be there. They also have been putting together mud bogs and charity events and would be glad to help in any way. Check us out at www.bigsouthforkoffroad.com
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Old 12-08-2008, 09:35 PM   #17 (permalink)
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Any pics and video of the trails? I've never wheeled windrock but a local comp sounds fun.
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Old 12-08-2008, 10:44 PM   #19 (permalink)
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Old 12-09-2008, 05:08 PM   #20 (permalink)
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The purpose of this post was to see what kind of support a local comp would have.Thanks
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Old 12-09-2008, 08:16 PM   #21 (permalink)
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give notice a month or so out and we could probably get 2-3 rigs.

37"s are the new 33"s

Id say 37"s and under
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38"s and up

if there are maybe 15+ rigs we could do a middle weight

keep it simple.
-$5 to enter and the winner in each category wins the pot.
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Old 12-10-2008, 02:34 PM   #22 (permalink)
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Not sayin windrock is a bad choice, but the offroad park in sneedeville would be an idea location for a comp. It would be way more spectator freindly and you could talk to 250cows (the owner) here on the board and have it set up that that would be the only thing going on in the park at that time. And there is more hardcore rock obsticles there than probably every southeast park put together.
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Old 12-13-2008, 09:52 PM   #23 (permalink)
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Not sayin windrock is a bad choice, but the offroad park in sneedeville would be an idea location for a comp. It would be way more spectator freindly and you could talk to 250cows (the owner) here on the board and have it set up that that would be the only thing going on in the park at that time. And there is more hardcore rock obsticles there than probably every southeast park put together.
This is true, sneedville is the best place I've wheeled for rocks.. They had a werock style course setup but I'm sure a more rock racing style course could be setup if desired.
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Old 12-17-2008, 07:13 AM   #24 (permalink)
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The reason I choose Windrock is because there are alot of wheelers close,Oak Ridge,Maryville,Knoxville,etc.I was trying to get the local clubs and anyone else interested.
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Old 12-18-2008, 03:00 AM   #25 (permalink)
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sounds cool let us know....

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