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DuneFest 2014

DuneFest 2014

DuneFest

DuneFest 2014: July 30 – August 3, 2014

DuneFest is held in theWinchester Bay Dunes and is organized by the Reedsport/Winchester Bay Chamber of Commerce and the Sand Camping/Staging facilities which are on National Forest Lands is authorized by a special use permit from the Siuslaw National Forest. The entire dunes at Winchester Bay are set aside for DuneFest from Wednesday to Sunday.  To get into the dunes and the DuneFest event, you need a wrist band.

DuneFest 2014 Event Recap

Location

Winchester Bay is the center of theOregon Dunes National Recreation Area and is therefore, the ATV/UTV and dunebuggy capital of the Pacific coast.

The Dunes Visitor Center is located in Reedsport on Hwy 101, 855 Highway Avenue, and has information, interpretive exhibits and an introductory video. Rental Off-Highway Vehicles, (OHV), are available from private concessions along the coast. Information is available at the Visitor Center.

DuneFest Facilities under Special Use Permit with the Siuslaw National Forest & Douglas County Parks.

DuneFest Map
DuneFest Map

Activities:

  • Sand Drags – Sand drags for all ages and skills. Anything that can move under its own power can race! A class for everything no one will be left out on race day.
  • OEM Demo Track Area –OEM Demo Track Area open daily south of the Main Stage Area
    Test ride the new products.
  • Show & Shine – Come and show the world your ride.
  • Freestyle Shows –DuneFest 2014 will feature the best Freestyle show in North America. Come check it out at the main stage. Friday and Saturday evening
  • Tire Toss – Sponsored by GPS Offroad Products.
  • Treasure Hunt – The all new Treasure Hunt is bigger than ever. This year participants will receive a game card with sign-up. On your game card there will be instructions to your first destination. When you arrive, you will be given a puzzle piece collect all 5.
  • Night Ride – The third annual DuneFest Night Ride is brought to you by DuneStar Racing.
  • Monster Truck Rides –Ride in a Monster Truck
  • Charity Auction – Sponsored by the Vendors and Sponsors of DuneFest 2014

  • Moto Activities – Albany MX Morosports Park presents the following moto sport events.
    – Adult/Kid Toilet Paper Tag Race
    – Mini Warrior Quadcross/Grand Prix
    – Barrel Racing
    – Kid’s Best Poker Hand Fun Run
    – Team & Ironman Grand Prix
    – Side X Side/ATV Last Man Standing
    – Team Grand Prix
    – Winchester Bay Quadcross

  • Helicopter Rides – See the Oregon Coast and Dunes Like Never Before. Guaranteed to be an experience you will never forget. Located at the Salmon Harbor in Winchester Bay. Take the free shuttle from the DuneFest Events to the helicopter. Rides are $49/person with a 2 person minimum

  • Wednesday 5:00 pm – Polaris 2015 model release event Main Stage, don’t miss It

  • King of the Dunes race Sponsored by Mesh Racing

DuneFest 2014

DuneFest 2014 Schedule:

TUESDAY, July 29th
8:00 am – Camp Check-in and Pre-registration booth opens at Fisherman’s
Memorial on Salmon Harbor Drive

WEDNESDAY, July 30th
8:00 am – Camp Check-in and registration all day
8:00 am – Welcome to DuneFest Pancake Breakfast, first come first serve 150
people to the Can-Am/ BRP Booth Main stage area. Sponsored by Can-am/ BRP
9:00 am – Vendor Area opens
9:00 am – DuneFest 2014 FAMILY FUN IN THE SUN ACTIVITY AREA OPENS sign
up at the Albany MX TRACK AREA
10:00 am – Adult/Kid Close to pin race MX track area
10:00 am – Event Registration Booth (Poker Run, New KIDS Treasure Hunt, Tire
Toss, etc. opens IN VENDOR ROW (DECIBEL CHECK REQUIRED for Poker Run &
Night Ride testing available Main stage)
11:00 am – Girls Exhibition Relay races, Presented by Zen Pro Racing
2:00 pm – Mini Warriors Quadcross Grand Prix MX track area
2:30 pm – 80cc – 110cc Amateur/Expert
3:00 pm – 250cc 4 Stroke Amateur/Expert – 400cc Amateur/Expert
3:30 pm – 450cc Amateur/Expert
5:00 pm Polaris 2015 model release event Main Stage, don’t miss It

SxS Barrel Racing

THURSDAY, July 31st
8:00 am – Camp Check-in and registration all day
8:00 am – DuneFest Pancake Breakfast, first come first serve 150 people to the
John Deere Booth Main stage area. Sponsored by John Deere
9:00 am – Vendor Area open
9:00 am – 6:00 pm. Free Shuttle bus service begins
9:00 am – DuneFest 2014 FAMILY FUN IN THE SUN ACTIVITY AREA OPENS sign
up at the Albany MX TRACK AREA
10:00 am – Event Registration Booth (Poker Run, New KIDS Treasure Hunt, Tire
Toss, etc. opens IN VENDOR ROW (DECIBEL CHECK REQUIRED for Poker Run &
Night Ride testing available Main stage)
10:00 am – Barrel Racing Side X Side MX track area, Sponsored by JRI shocks
12:00 pm – Barrel Racing Men and Women classes MX track area
2:00 pm – Barrel Racing Kids up to 12 years old MX track area
3:30 pm – Kid’s Best Poker Hand Fun Run MX track area
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Show & Shine Registration at Main Stage Area Presented by
ModQuad, Co-sponsored by Safeworker, and SSV works
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm Show & Shine at Main Stage Area Presented by ModQuad,
Co-sponsored by Safeworker 7:00 pm – 9:00 Kids fire side chat, Main stage area, camp fire with the U.S.
Forest service.
9:00 pm – Movie Night – Drive-In Movie at Main Stage Area, Presented by
Polaris® Visa® Card

DuneFest Video Highlight Footage
Feature Presentation – LEGO’S
(Refreshments available)

THURSDAY DRAGS
Oregon Offroad Racing Association Sand Drag Racing
DRAG STRIP – Be sure to REGISTER for all Sand Drag Races on Thursday,
Friday, and Saturday at Race Track
9:00 am – 5:00 pm Drag Strip Open Test & Tune

Last Man Standing SxS Race

FRIDAY, August 1st

8:00 am – Camp Check-in and registration all day
8:00 am – DuneFest Pancake Breakfast, first come first serve 150 people to the
Arctic Cat Tent Main stage area. Sponsored by Arctic Cat
9:00 am – 6:00 pm. Free Shuttle bus service begins
9:00 am – Vendor Area open
9:00 am – Youth Safety classes open.

See map for NEW location
Noon – Pre-Registration booth closes at Fisherman’s Memorial
9:00 am – DuneFest 2014 FAMILY FUN IN THE SUN ACTIVITY AREA OPENS sign up at the Albany MX TRACK AREA Ironman Grand Prix MX track area
10:00 am – Event Registration Booth (Poker Run, New KIDS Treasure Hunt, Tire Toss, etc. opens IN VENDOR ROW (DECIBEL CHECK REQUIRED for Poker Run & Night Ride testing available Main stage)
10:00 am – Ironman Grand Prix First Annual “FOOT” race MX track area
11:30 am – Ironman Classes 400cc and up ages 12 and older MX track area
Noon – Kid’s 90cc and up, ages 8 to 14 Women 200cc – 400cc ages 10 and older
2:00 pm – Ironman Classes 450cc and up ages 12 and older
11:30 am – 1:00 pm NEW Kids Treasure Hunt Presented by ModQuad, Cosponsored by Elka, Safeworker, and Muzzys Performance
2:00 pm – Youth Safety classes open. See map for NEW location
2:00 pm – Ironman Classes 450cc and up ages 12 and older Amateur/Expert MX track area
3:00 pm – Side X Side Last Man Standing MX track area, Sponsored by JRI shocks
3:00 pm – Tire Toss Presented by GMZ Race Products, Sponsored by MotoGear at Main Stage Area Men, Women, & Kid classes win a set of paddle tires
4:00 pm – ATV Last Man Standing 450cc Quads and bigger (sign-up early limited to 20 participants )MX track area
8:30 pm – DuneStar Racing night ride Co-sponsored by Light it up offroad,
Northwest truck and warning light, Trail Tech, Whip it light rods, and Tiger lights
Join us for an all-age, family-friendly group ride through the Oregon Dunes, New
Starting Location “MAIN STAGE” event to begin at 9:00 pm (Decibel check, and
registration required)

10:00 pm – Lux Lighting Systems Night show & shine, Co-sponsored by Trail
Tech, Whip it light rods, and Tiger lights. Join us for an all-age, family-friendly
event (Pre-registration required, Event Registration Booth. located on vendor
row)
10:00 pm – DJ Klassik

Stage/Sound  by VORIS Sound

Bring your own chair
NO ALCOHOL ALLOWED

FRIDAY DRAGS
Oregon Offroad Racing Association Sand Drag Racing

DRAG STRIP
9:00 am – 1:00 pm – Sportsman Time runs and elimination
1:00 pm – 1:30 pm – Kids Time runs & elimination
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm – Side X Side Race
2:30 pm – 4:00 pm – PRO BIKES $ 350 to win, $ 150 for second
see track for details
4:00 pm – Cars, Jeeps, Buggies, & Dragsters times and elimination

2014 X-Games Gold medalist Colten Moore

SATURDAY, August 3rd
8:00 am – Camp Check-in and registration all day
8:00 am – DuneFest Pancake Breakfast first come first serve 150 people to the
Polaris area near Main stage, Sponsored by Polaris
9:00 am – 12:00 pm. Free Shuttle bus service begins
9:00 am – Vendor Area open
9:00 am – Youth Safety classes open. See map for NEW location
9:00 am – DUNEFEST 2014 FAMILY FUN IN THE SUN ACTIVITY AREA OPENS
sign up at the Albany MX TRACK AREA
9:30 am – Winchester Bay QuadCross Races MX track area

9:40 am – 70 -125cc Amateur or Expert MX track area
10:00 am – 200 – 400cc 4 stroke Amateur or Expert MX track area
Noon – Pro Race
10:00 am – 10:30 am Polaris RZR Poker Run Registration Main Stage Area
10:00 am – 11:00 am – Can Food Drive Main Stage Area Sponsored by ModQuad.
10:30 am – 1:30 pm Polaris Poker Run, Co-sponsored by Polaris® Visa® Card
(DECIBEL CHECK REQUIRED)
1:00 pm – Ages 30 years and older Amateur or Expert MX track area
1:30 pm – Dirt bikes, class(s) tbd. MX track area
1:30 pm – 2:00 pm Polaris Poker Run Hands turned in at the Main Stage winning
hands announced at 2:15 don’t be late
2:00 pm – Youth Safety classes open. See map for NEW location
2:00 pm – 450CC Amateur MX track area
3:00 pm – Pro Race
3:30 pm – Side X Side Classes, Sponsored by JRI shocks
3:00 pm – 3:30 pm – Quad Freestyle Show by X Games Gold Medalist, Colton
Moore & crew at Main Stage Area, Presented by Cottage Grove Yamaha

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm – Albany MX Area Presentation of Trophies and Prizes to
Race Winners Main Stage

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm – Oregon Offroad Racing Association Sand Drag’s
Presentation of Trophies and Prizes to Race Winners Main Stage

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm – ATV Charity Auction at The Main Stage Area Presented by
Farmers Insurance, supported by the vendors and sponsors of DuneFest 2014
7:30 pm – 8:00 pm – Quad Freestyle Show by X Games Gold Medalist, Colton
Moore & crew at Main Stage Area, Presented by Cottage Grove Yamaha

8:00 pm – 9:30 – live music from Liberated
9:30 pm – DJ Klassik

Stage/Sound.
by VORIS Sound

Bring your own chair
NO ALCOHOL ALLOWED

SxS Sand Drags at DuneFest

SATURDAY DRAGS
Oregon Offroad Racing Association Sand Drag Racing
9:00 am – 10:30 am Thumper Wars
10:30 am – 12:30 pm Banshee Bash
12:30 pm – 2:00 pm PRO Side X Side Race. $ 350 to win, $ 150 for second
see track for details, Sponsored by Polaris 2:00pm – KING OF THE DUNES RACE Sponsored by Mesh Racing Inc.
The first and second place winners of all classes, throughout the week are
eligible to race. NO ENTRY FEE

Please Note: All Times are approximate: It is the racers responsibility to be at
the track at the right time

SUNDAY, August 4th
Open Play Day
9:00am – Noon – Vendor Area open
Free Air Station located at the Pre-Registration Booth location Provided Mast
Bros. Towing.

Keep The Oregon Dunes Clean by leaving your area pristine Please leave
garbage at the dumpsters Drive Safely!
Reedsport/Winchester Bay Chamber of Commerce Thanks you for participating in
DuneFest 2014, see you next year.

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