GCM Adventure Series Uwharrie is back for 2017 with two more epic weekends of tiny trucking, this time without the hurricane!!! We will be following the same format as 2016, including the same rules and scoring for tech, gallery voting, and out on the trails. Your final score will take into account all 3 (tech scoring, gallery scoring and driving scores on trail), so don't miss any of it!
Spring dates: April 29-30Fall dates: September 23-24
GENERAL RULES- Tires must be 4.75 inch or under to compete- Bonus points for tires under 4.20"- Individual course runs are not timed, but courses must be completed within 'opening' and 'closing' time for each course. Repairs, battery changes, etc. must be done in this same allotted time. Your rig must finish the course to get a score for the course.- No hand of god on course. You are encouraged to use winches, tow ropes, or help from another truck (in a scale manner) help you recover.
TECH SCORINGYou will get 1 point for each of the following:1. 5+ NON functional items2. 3+ Actual FUNCTIONING items3. Frame mounted steering servo4. Functional transfer case5. 3D engine in vehicle6. Driver with visible legs AND feet7. Total Tire Tuck8. Opening and closing body panel
GALLERY- Gallery votes will be recorded in the following categories: Best Old Look Truck, Best New Look Truck, Best Engine Bay, Best Scale Accessory, Best Interior, Best Driver, Best Paint/Weathering, Best Detail, Best Metal Work, Best of Show #tinytrucks- Your truck must start at least 1 trail to be eligible for gallery award- Gallery votes for each truck will count toward the overall event score for that truck. So even if you don't win an award, the votes you receive will count!
PRELIMINARY SCHEDULE FOR THIS EVENTPlease note that this is a preliminary schedule and is subject to change before the event...
Optional 1:1 trail rides
Early check-in begins at 6p
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8:00a - Regular check-in and tech begins, breakfast available
9:30 - 10:30a - Gallery voting
11:00a - 4:00p - Trails open
4:00 - 6:00p - Vendor expo and swap meet
6:00p - BBQ dinner
8:00 - 9:00p Night run
8:00a - Breakfast
8:30 - 10:00a - Trails open
10:30 - 12:00p - Team challenge events
12:30p Deadline for submitting Sunday scorecards
1:00p - Awards and closing ceremony
2:00p - Checkout
Lunch available offsite at Outpost after checkout
Registration: Each driver entry $50 in advance, $60 at door, includes one truck entry.
Additional trucks (2nd, 3rd, etc) to be paid at tech - $10 each
Group Camping fee $5 in advance, $10 at door PER DWELLING
At-Event Breakfast Sandwich and beverage $4 in advance, $6 at event, PER one Meal.
Saturday Night on site BBQ dinner, sides, and one drink included in ***** driver registration. ***** guest BBQ tickets are $14 in advance, $16 at event, PER one Meal. Kids BBQ meal tickets are $8 in advance, $10 at event.
Event shirts front and back print $20, Must pre-order at this Eventbrite link.
Water, shower and bathroom facilities on site.
Power outlets will be available across from the bath house
This event takes place in a protected National Forest. Please be respectful of the surroundings and familiarize yourself with park rules before arriving at the event.
Alcohol is NOT PERMITTED at the group camp site.
You do NOT need to register for camping at Uwharrie unless you want a powered RV site or a Private site. Your EventBrite Camping ticket with Adventure Series is all you need for the Group Camp Site.
Please visit the Uwharrie Badin Lake Group Camp web site below for more information:
Our 2017 events:4/29-4/30: GCM Adventure Series Uwharrie Spring Edition6/10: Uwharrie Off-Road Scale Truck Challenge Spring Edition9/23-24: GCM Adventure Series Uwharrie Fall Edition11/18: Uwharrie Off-Road Scale Truck Challenge Fall Edition