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2019 SOITC International Rally

  • 24 Jun 2019
  • 11:00 AM
  • 29 Jun 2019
  • 11:00 AM
  • Elkhart Campground, Elkhart, IN
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Registration

  • If not paying in full we request that a $150.00 minimum deposit be paid at time of registration with the balance due no later than 4/1/2019
  • If not paying in full we request that a $150.00 minimum deposit be paid at time of registration with the balance due no later than 4/1/2019
  • If not paying in full we request that a $150.00 minimum deposit be paid at time of registration with the balance due no later than 4/1/2019
  • If not paying in full we request that a $150.00 minimum deposit be paid at time of registration with the balance due no later than 4/1/2019

Price includes 5 nights of camping. If arriving early or staying later than the rally dates, please contact Elkhart Campground directly to make arrangements for extra dates. Call 574-264-2914 and ask for Gita or Bob
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 All  DRV OWNERS ARE WELCOME!

2019 SOITC International Rally

June 24-29, 2019

Elkhart Campground, Elkhart, IN

Now Open To Registration

Look Below for Agenda/Schedule for Rally

Fee includes 5 nights of full hook up camping with 50 Amp service all activities and seminars and select catered meals (TBA)

If you would rather pay the deposit of 150.00 only, or full amount via check, please send a check made out to SOITC to:
      Margie McClellan, P.O. Box 589, Huntington, IN  46750  
(our Board Designated person to handle club check deposits)

If arriving before 6/24 or staying after 6/29, Elkhart Campground has assured us that sites will be available and the rally price will apply.   HOWEVER, as with many northern campgrounds, Elkhart closes during the winter months.  They will be available to take reservations Jan. 26th and thereafter.  SOITC will send an email to all registrants on Jan. 26, 2019 as a reminder to all that they can call Elkhart Campground to reserve pre-rally and/or post-rally sites.

Please join us for the 2019 SOITC International Rally.  Details will follow as they develop but we are planning on maintenance and system operation seminars from DRV suppliers, on site vendors, catered meals and group activities and DRV technical support.                                                               

14thAnnual Suites Owners International Travel Club (SOITC) Rally

Elkhart, Indiana

Rally Theme:              Our RV Roots  

Location:                     Elkhart Campground 

                                    25608 Co. Rd. 4

                                    Elkhart, Indiana 46514

Dates:                          Monday 06/24/19 to Saturday 06/29/19

We are please to announce as part of DRV and SOITC’s ongoing positive relationship DRV service technicians will be onsite at our Rally providing minor repairs at no cost to our Rally attendees.  Please contact Ed Fry at EdFry@DRVSuites.comto arrange your service appointment at the Rally.

Free Time Suggestions:

Shipshewana Flee Market open Tuesday and Wednesday 

https://shipshewanatradingplace.com/flea-market/

RV/MH Hall of Fame Museum (located 5 miles from our Rally location) rvmhhalloffame.org  SOITC has arranged for our attendees to visit the museum at a group rate of $8.00 per person. Please show your nametag or SOITC membership card.

Saturday, June 22ndPre Rally

10AM - 3:00PM        Vender Setup

11:00AM                    Pre Rally Luncheon All-You-Can-Eat family Style

                                    Blue Gate Restaurant – Theater – Inn – Shops

                                    105 E. Middlebury St., Shipshewana, IN. 46565 260-768-4725

1:00PM                       Pre Rally Show  - A Simple Sanctuary 

                                    Pre Rally Event Blue Gate Restaurant – Theater – Inn – Shops

  Note – Reservations Required. We must provide a head count in                                      advance.  Deadline for Reservations April 15, 2019 Please see:

http://www.suitesowners.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Blue-Gate-Pre-Rally-Event-2019.pdf

Sunday, June 23rd   Pre Rally

10AM - 3:00PM        Vender Setup

Monday, June 24th

8:00AM - 9:00AM     Continental Breakfast

8:00AM - 4:00PM     Rally Registration

8:00AM - 11:00AM   Crafts Signup at registration

10AM   - 12N            SOITC Board meeting, SOITC members welcome

12noon                        Lunch on your own

1:00PM - 2:00PM      Seminar - Don Wiesehan, Tire Pressure Monitoring

2:00PM - 3:00PM      Seminar - Randy McMann, Dexter Axel and Disc Brakes

3:00PM - 4:00PM      Seminar - Gary Wheeler, MORryde

1:00PM - 5:00PM      Crafts - Location TBD

4:00PM - 5:00PM      1stTimer / Newcomers Meeting – All Attendees Welcome

5:30PM - 6:00PM      Welcome

6:00PM - 8:00PM      Dinner Catered 

Tuesday, June 25th

7:30AM - 5:00PM     Venders Open

8:00AM - 9:00AM     Continental Breakfast

9:00AM - 10:00AM   Seminar - John McLaughlin, SkyMed

10:00AM - 11AM      Travel time to DRV – Truck pooling encouraged

11:00AM - 3:00PM   DRV Day at the Factory, Lunch Provided by DRV 

                                    0160 W 750 N Howe, IN.

                                    Dinner on your own

7:00PM                       Open House – Showcase and share your DRV, modifications,                                            storage solutions, whatever we can share and to help one another.

                                    There will be a sign up sheet at registration to participate. 

 Wednesday June 26th 

7:30AM - 5:00PM     Venders Open

8:00AM - 9:00AM     Continental Breakfast

9:00AM - 5:00PM     Crafts location TBD

9:00AM - 10AM        Seminar - Andrea Graves, DRV Décor and Design

10AM    - 11:30AM   Seminar – Gary Baecker, G&L RV Specialties, WashWaxAll,                                              Water filtration, water softening and more.

11:30AM - 12:30PMSeminar – Trey Sellman, RV Safety and Education Foundation                                           (RVSEF) Understanding RV Weight and Tire Safety

12:30PM  - 1PM        Lunch on your own

1:00PM - 2:00PM      Seminar – Bill Codwise, “Behind The Grey Doors” of your DRV

2:00PM - 3:00PM      Seminar – Bill Codwise, DRV Fixes and Modifications

5:30PM – 6:00PM     Election of National SOITC Officer – Vice President

6:00PM - 10:00PM    Dinner and Entertainment

Thursday June 27th 

7:30AM – 5:00PM     Venders Open

8:00AM – 9:00AM    Continental Breakfast

9:00AM – 5:00PM     Crafts 

9:30AM                      Depart MORryde Factory – truck pooling encouraged 

10:00AM – 3:00PM   MORyde Factory - lunch provided by MORyde

6:00PM                       Dinner on your own

Friday, June 28th

7:30AM - 5:00PM     Venders Open

8:00AM - 9:00AM     Continental Breakfast

9:00AM – 10AM       Seminar - Jody Codwise, SOITC Wild Apricot Website

10AM   - 12noon       SOITC International and Regional Meetings

                                    Election of South Central Regional Director

12noon  - 1:00PM      Lunch on your own

1:00PM – 2:00PM     DRV Q&A meeting with DRV corporate personnel

2:00PM – 5:00PM     Free time

5:00PM – 9:00PM     Banquet Catered Dinner 

                                    50/50 and other drawings.

Saturday, June 29th 

7:00AM – 9:00AM    Farwell Continental Breakfast 

8:00                             RV Safety and Education Foundation (RVSEF) weighing.   

The cost to have your Truck and Trailer weighed by wheel position is $60 and will be done by appointment on Saturday morning when departing the event. For more information about weighing your RV by wheel position weighing and to make an appointment see;

                                    https://rvsafety.com/rvweigh-sites/drvnat

Time TBD                  SOITC Board Meeting 

Time TBD                  Possible hot dog roast in afternoon, evening for anyone staying.

Revised 01/20/18

Click on the Blue Gate Link Below to Find Out More Information on Our Pre-Rally Event!

BlueGate “Pre-Rally Event Information and Form

 

The Official 2019 International Rally Souvenir Shirt is Here!!

 Who doesn't love the  Little Red Truck?  The Theme for this Years International rally  is "Back to Our Roots"  So our Official Merchandise Vendor "Stitches on the Road" has taken our vision of an historic look back at the Rv Industry and given us a really cute Rally shirt!  This was designed to depict our rally time here at the historic hub of the Rv Industry! 

The Front of our Shirt will be a very nice embroidered SOITC logo and the back of the shirt will have  a high definition Heat transfer of the popular retro Lil Red truck and vintage 5th Wheel!

You Can Click on the link below and print off the order form as well as see the design and mail it to Stitches on the Road. 

International Rally T Shirt Order Form


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