What are you doing this Father’s Day, June 16th? You should come to the El Dorado County Fairgrounds and either participate or watch the Experience the Rubicon Challenge at the El Dorado County Fair. This is the second annual event and I know it will not disappoint. Bob Sweeney, President of Jeepers Jamboree has put together a great course and there will sure be some very tough challenges to take your rigs on.
To register to drive– www.rubicontrailfoundation.org/portfolio/rubicon-challenge
This event is sponsored by Jeepers Jamboree, El Dorado County, & the Rubicon Trail Foundation (RTF)?
We would like to thank our Sponsors this year- WFO Concepts, MetalCloak, Sierra Gear & Axle, Placerville Speedway & Arnold’s for Awards.
The Rubicon Trail Foundation (RTF) would like to thank everyone that came out to support the 11th Annual Black Tie & Boots Dinner Gala honoring Dana Holland, with the prestigious lifetime achievement “Rock Award” and raising money “To enhance the future health and use of the Rubicon Trail, while ensuring responsible motorized year-round trail access.”
We would like to extend a huge thank you to the 300 guests, some of which sponsored, whom attended and bid on some fabulous auction items. We had some special volunteers and contributions from- Lacey & Vickie Stiles, Kelly DeWolf, Lindsay Linson, Sara Warden, Kelly Holden, Central Valley Community Bank, and Jack Sweeney our Auctioneer.
The Rubicon Trail Foundation had their most successful Black Tie & Boots raising over $48,000.00.
We will continue to do great work in education, help fight efforts to close or restrict use of the Rubicon Trail System, feed volunteers, and support the work of Friends of the Rubicon and local government organizations. Thank you for all of your support.
This event would not be a success without the following sponsors and auction donors-
4×4 In Motion
American Legion Jamboree Cook Crew– Post 119
Auburn Jeep Club
Madhatters 4×4 Club
Buck Island Bronze
Gallery & Barton, APLC – Jesse Barton
Placerville Pizza Factory– David & Terry Thomas
CORVA, The California Off-Road Vehicle Association
Black Tie & Boots Sponsor
Riebe’s Auto Parts of Placerville
Black Tie & Boots Supporter
Bart & Jackie Linnenbrink
Dave & Daniell Sliper
Special thanks to our prize donors: Vickie Sanders, Arden Jewelers, Chris Cowan, Santa Rosa 4×4 Club, Kevin Arnold, Daryl & Lori Warden, Dan & Kelly DeWolf, Jeepers Jamboree Board of Directors, Steve Stymeist Auto Body-Paint, Toys on the Rocks, Rusty & Bev Folena, Arnold’s for Awards, John & Kelly Holden, Marlin Crawler, UBS, West Coast Customs– Justin Noceti, TNT Powdercoating & Abrasive Blasting—Lance Carson, Mobile Evolutions Custom Car Audio– Charles Cornelison, Bookshelf Cellars, Laura Blake, J& W Auto Wreckers, JC Jenkins, Dry Diggins Distillery, Riebe’s of Placerville, Lee’s Feed, Placerville Hardware, Mike & Sheri Arnold, Beyond Limits Rafting , Quick Quack Car Wash, Sara Warden, Power Tank, Jeff Arabia, Mike Barr, Thompson’s Chrysler/Dodge/ Jeep/Ram, John & Barb Arenz, Jonathan & Kelly Carlos, David & Terry Thomas, Robinson’s Pharmacy, WFO, Emilie Grabowski, Rubicon Trail Adventures, Traeger , Carol Russell Bookkeeping Shannon Chard, Placerville Hardware, Cole Sweatt, Matt Warden, Kenny Prince, Gist, Nellie Malloy, Becky Pardi-Mutzig, WARN Industries, JD’s Custom Restorations-Johnny DeLuca, Diana Cobleigh, True Value of Placerville, Gordon Mott, JR & Amy Wylie, Dan Dreher, Jewelry Defined, Crystal View Station, Diamond Concrete, Pine Lodge, Affordable RV Repair, Thirteen Mile Post, Madrona Vineyards, Glen Morey Bed & Breakfast, Imagination Theater, Placerville Pizza Factory, Yaymaker Paint Night, Gordon & Karen Wood& Dennis Dusek
Thank you to our vendors and trail users that support us with donations, tacos and raffle ticket purchases.
If you were not present, but are showing as a winner, the prizes will be going to Ruff Stuff Specialties on Thursday. Ruff Stuff will be contacting you for pick up or shipping depending on how far away you from their Rocklin location.