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2018 NATIONAL AND SPECIAL-EVENT RALLIES

April 9 – 15, 2018
Region 9 Rally
Abilene, Texas

Make plans to join Region 9 for our region rally, Peace, Love, and Airstream, April 9 – 15, 2018 at the Abilene Expo Center in Abilene, TX. Get your groove on and prepared for fun, food, entertainment all week. Three dinners, two breakfasts, entertainment, games, seminars are all part of the rally fees. The registration form can be located by following this link: http://region9.wbcci.net/files/2016/03/PeaceLoveBrochure-2018.pdf Or you can contact me, Grady Ferry at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you have questions.

April 25 – 29, 2018
Region 3 Rally
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Region 3 invites all to the “Sun, Sand, Surf and Silver” Rally at Myrtle Beach, SC...ocean front sites at the Ocean Lakes Campground and waterpark...reserve campsite by calling 800-722-1451 and tell them you are with the Airstream Region 3 Rally in April…RESERVE YOUR SITE with the campground...REGISTER FOR THE RALLY January 15 following directions on the Region 3 website Region 3.wbcci.net . You may register online at: Region 3.wbcci.net OR use the coupon in the Blue Beret magazine. Contact John Frerking This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

May 15 – 20, 2018
Region 4 Rally
Owensville, Ohio

Welcome to Cincinnati! Region 4 invites you to join us for fun, excitement and friends at the Clermont County Fairgrounds May 15-20. Live the “Country Roads Meet City Lights” theme as we take in downtown Cincinnati and the surrounding rural attractions. Live entertainment, Ohio River attractions, Cincinnati Reds, casino, aquarium, and all our favorite on-site activities. Contact Don Hetzler, 937-335-3301. Rally Coupon http://region4.wbcci.net.

May 30 – June 3, 2018
Region 2 Rally
New Paltz, New York

The Region 2 2018 Rally will be held from May 30- June 3, 2018 at the Ulster County Fairgrounds.  This part of the Hudson Valley offers something for everyone - the ‘Gunks for climbing, historic sites in Kingston, New Paltz and Newburgh, the Bridge Across the Hudson in Poughkeepsie and vineyards, distilleries and breweries by the score. New Paltz is a unique college town that never left the 60’s and Mohonk Mountain House is just down the road. The Rally will feature a seminar by Airstream mechanic George Hernandez, as well as good food, good music and good fellowship.  More information will be available after the first of the year and Airstreamers from all Regions are welcome. Contact Mark Hammer This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

May 30 – June 3, 2018
Region 10 Rally
Hood River, Oregon

Region 10 will hold its 2018 rally where the Columbia River meets Mt. Hood - Hood River, OR. Activities include a dinner cruise on the Columbia River Sternwheeler, beer, wine and spirit tastings, excellent meals, informative workshops, plus music and dancing. Stop on your way to International or just come visit May 30-June 3. Contact info is region10.wbcci.net, Terri Warren Ph. 503-701-2798.

June 17 – 20, 2018
Bend Classic Special Event Rally
25th Anniversary VAC Rally
Bend, Oregon

This rally will be held June 17-20 with campers pulling out by the morning of June 20. It will be held on the J Bar J Youth Ranch, 62895 Hanby Road, Bend, OR. Fees are $25 per night, the proceeds of which go to the Youth Ranch, a 501c3. Limited water, 110 electric, porta potties available but consider as dry camping. Contact Dal Smilie, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 406-461-3714.

June 23 – 30, 2018
61st International Rally
“Living the Dream”
Salem, Oregon
An open invitation to All WBCCI members:

June 2018 - a perfect time to visit Salem, Oregon, site of the next WBCCI International Rally. And Salem has it all for our members! Salem, the Oregon state capitol town in the beautiful lush Willamette Valley, is a beautiful mid-sized city that offers shopping, strolling, outdoor recreation, culinary experiences and more in addition to historic landmarks and learning opportunities. Walking, biking, kayaking on the Willamette River, strolling through gardens, fishing, golf - whatever your pleasure, Salem has it all. The average June temperature in Salem is a pleasant 74 degrees, and the parks and green spaces are lush and welcoming. Cyclists, Salem offers routes with rolling hills or flat roads, in town or out in the countryside. Golfers, bring your clubs! Salem’s traditional parkland-style courses are very affordable.

The International Rally Committee has been hard at work throughout the past year planning for an exceptional experience for members. The rally committee has plans for many fresh and exciting Rally events, including tours of local attractions, outstanding entertainment, and many cool new seminars. On display will be complete information on WBCCI caravans and special event rallies, several historically significant Airstreams and a full line-up of new Airstreams. While you’re in Salem for the 2018 International Rally, prepare to Live the Dream of fun, friendship and adventure with Airstream friends!

August 5 – 11, 2018
Galax Old Fiddlers
17th Special Event Rally
Galax, Virginia

Region 3 will again be the host of the 17th Special Event Rally in Galax, VA for the 83rd Old Fiddler’s Convention August 6-11. The Fiddler’s Convention is six days of continuous entertainment while the rally will have special concerts by Wayne Henderson and Friends, and the Junior Appalachian Musicians as well as a tour of Wayne’s shop and his extraordinary museum. A breakfast, dinner, and melon “cutting” included.  Rally fee is $55 per person, $20 children 12-16.  Limited to 45 rigs. The rally campsites will be at the Cool Breeze Campground that has three point hook-ups, 30 and 50-amp service, cable TV, and wireless Internet for $38 per night tax included. There will be on-site entertainment. The website address is: http://coolbreezecampground.com and phone number is 866-342-0300. There is no sign-up coupon or check to send, just call the campground to reserve your campsite and spot in the rally.  Pay the rally fee on your arrival. Note: entrance fee to the Fiddlers Convention is not included in the rally fee. The Region 3 website www/region3.wbcci.net will have a page about the rally as will the region calendar. Rally directors are Julian & Lynne Clements This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 706-244-2129.

August 9 – 12, 2018
Region 1 Rally
North Haverhill, New Hampshire

The annual WBCCI Region 1 Rally is being held within the geography of Region 1 during the month of August, from the 9th until the 12th. The Region 1 Rally is designed for and around the membership for promoting camping and fellowship in the region. Join us in North Haverhill, NH for the “Airstream Country Jamboree.” The rally is on the western base of the White Mountains, along the Connecticut River, in the middle of fertile agricultural area. The area has much to offer, including recreational activities such as hiking, biking, boating, golfing, and hot air ballooning. Questions: Douglas Hart 617-337-2933 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

September 10 - 16, 2018
53rd Annual Pendleton Round-Up National Rally
Pendleton, Oregon
Hosted by the Oregon Airstream Club

“Let ‘er Buck” come and spend 6 days with the Oregon Airstream Club for a real western adventure. The Pendleton Round-Up is one of the top 10 Rodeos in North America.  Lots to do in your downtime, the famous Pendleton Woolen Mills, breakfast with the Royal Court and Indian Princesses, one of the only remaining non-motorized parades in the US, 102-year-old Happy Canyon Pageant, depicts life as it was 150 years ago and the settlement of the Wild West, the famous Pendleton Underground, how successful business, speakeasy and the ladies of the night operated.  A special City Park to camp in with oak trees, lots of grass and the McKay Creek running through…and so much more, so put on your Cowboy and Cowgirl gear and come join us for a rally you will talk about for years to come! Questions?  Contact: Teresa Taylor  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or Janet Howell  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

September 27 - October 1, 2018
Region 11 Rally
Albuquerque, NM

“Meet in the Middle!” Plan on an unforgettable Airstream adventure at the Route 66 RV Resort and Casino! A NEW resort featuring full-service sites with picnic tables and fire rings, concrete pads with 30/50 amp service, water and sewer, exercise room, laundry, rally room with game tables, kitchen and showers, open-air covered rally barn with tables and grills, dog parks, and a resort-style pool with a 65’ slide! We plan on catered meals and native speakers to talk about the history of the Albuquerque area. If you are planning on attending the Balloon Fiesta this is the perfect rally to start your Western vacation! Questions to Region 11 President Patti Reed This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

October 3 – 7, 2018
Storytelling Festival Special Event Rally
46th Year of Festival – 14th Year for WBCCI
Jonesborough, Tennessee

In an age of fast technology, it seems unlikely that thousands of people can spend a weekend mesmerized by the voices of storytellers, yet at this event, thats exactly what happens. The National Storytelling Festival began in 1973 when 60 gathered to hear a few Appalachian tales told from the back of a hay wagon. Those 60 have grown to 11,000 and the hay wagon has been replaced with large circus tents. The East Tennessee Unit provides you a unique opportunity to attend this popular festival in your Airstream. $115 rally fee includes 5 nights parking w/full hook-ups. Each person is responsible for purchasing his or her tickets to the Storytelling Festival. Early parking begins Sunday, September 30 @ $23 a night. Contact Harry or Teresa Herrmann at 865-966-2222 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

October 5 – 9, 2018
Balloon Fiesta National Rally
Albuquerque, New Mexico

The best way to experience Balloon Fiesta is by attending the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta National Rally. Attendees can be on the launch field in minutes and can walk up next to the balloons as they launch. Alternatively, you have a great view right from your Airstream! The 2018 rally runs from Friday, October 5 to Tuesday, October 9. This event fills up quickly, see balloonfiestarally.wbcci.net and see us on facebook/balloonfiestarally for more information.

October 15 – 19, 2018
Region 6 Rally
Lebanon, Tennessee

The Region 6 Rally will be held at the James Ward Center in Lebanon, TN. We will have dinner on two nights and two nights of entertainment. Details to follow in early 2018. Contact Ken Ritenour at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

October 15-22, 2018
Sun Valley Jazz and Music Festival Rally
Ketchum (Sun Valley), Idaho

See the awesome fall colors in beautiful Sun Valley AND have 5 days of the best music ever performed by over 40 groups. Enjoy outstanding musicians - solos, duets, Big Bands and the Whiffenpoofs, all singing/playing your favorite music. Rally fees include dry parking and the All-Events badge. Volunteer opportunities provide free parking and badge. Showers are available. Dump sites are close by. Watch for details in the Blue Beret. This is a Region 10 Rally. Contact: Carol Ortiz, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 360-491-6511.

October 25 - 28, 2018
Texas Country Air 2018
Brownwood, Texas

The Texas Country Air Rally is back for 2018. It’s bigger and better than ever. Expect all new seminars, new entertainment and a new location. For 2018 Texas Country Air moves to Brownwood, Texas; the geographic center of Texas. Another new feature for 2018 is forty-nine (49) 30 amp electric and water sites located in downtown Brownwood. These will be available on a first-come first-served basis. We highly encourage you to register early if you desire these amenities. There is a 200 unit cutoff for 2018. Registration opens January 15, 2018. Please watch the Blue Beret and our page on Facebook: Texas Country Air. Remember to like and share our page on Facebook! Bill Price This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

December 28, 2018 – January 1, 2019
Rose Parade Special Event Rally
Pasadena, California

Region 12 hosts the Rose Parade Rally in Pasadena, CA, December 28, 2018 – January 1, 2019. The rally is a dry camping event blocks from Colorado Blvd and the 129th Rose Parade. More information, see Region 12 website: region12.wbcci.net .

January 3 – 6, 2019
Canopener 2019 Special Event Rally
Santa Rosa Beach, Florida

13th annual Canopener Rally is a joint special event rally between WBCCI Southeastern Camping Unit 12 and Airforums.com. Dates: January 3-6, 2019, early arrival December 31. The rally will be held at Topsail Hill State Park in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida. https://www.floridastateparks.org/park/Topsail-Hill

Attendees book and pay for their sites at Reserveamerica.com and RSVP on the 2019 Canopener thread on Airforums.com. No rally fees or coupons. Just book a site and show up! For more information, follow the Canopener 2019 Thread on airforums.com. Sites can be booked 11 months prior to arrival. This park fills up fast, so book early.

Category: National/Special Events