The race will be on when thousands of RVers descend on the Phoenix International Raceway for the first of the three 2012 Good Sam Rallies, March 22 through 25. And Rally staff will definitely have the welcome mat out for members and guests with one of the strongest programs ever offered.
There’s going to be something for everyone, with an outstanding lineup of entertainment that includes two headlining acts – legendary comedian Bill Cosby (March 23) and platinum country music recording artist Martina McBride (March 24).
The Rally isn’t just about the nightly entertainment. A huge trade show will be open each day, with the latest and greatest RVs of all shapes and sizes on display.
Hundreds of exhibitor booths will have all the accessories necessary to enhance the RV experience. The annual Rally Dog Show and Parade will allow RV pups to strut their stuff and participate in fun competitions. And thanks to Coast to Coast Resorts, the Rally will hold its first Veterans Salute, where veterans are invited to don whatever part of their uniforms still fits and be honored as they march with their service branch.
The Good Sam Rallies offer a wide range of informative seminars for both experienced and novice RVers. In Phoenix, it’ll offer an RV Safe Driving Course by the RV Safety Foundation. Upon completion, participants may be able to get discounts on vehicle insurance from select insurance companies. Other seminars include a four-hour Dutch oven cooking course from local chef Barbara Kennedy and a 1931 camping display by historian David Woodworth.
Rally volunteers will also put in a community service day at the Tres Rios Wetlands project, which provides a home for many native and non-native species of wildlife. All three 2012 Rallies are also supporting Project Linus by knitting and donating blankets for children in need throughout the country.
Camping World will sponsor its popular Match ‘N’ Win game, where Rally-goers find a partner with the same identification number and are then eligible to win thousands of dollars in merchandise. And all Rally guests will receive and have the opportunity to earn Good Sam “Smiles” – tickets that will be drawn for major prizes throughout the Rally.
Good Sam will also host Rallies in Louisville, Kentucky, June 21 through 24, and in Daytona Beach, Florida, November 2 through 4. For more information, call (877) 749-7122 or visit www.therally.com.