Fun Rally in and around Aiken, SC

Saturday, September 26, 2020 -
9:00am to 3:00pm
Aiken, South Carolina
Aiken
South Carolina
Jane Martinez
(505) 270-3851

The Carolinas Section will be hosting a Fun Rally in and around the Aiken, SC area on September 26, 2020.  All MBCA members are invited to attend.  This event will provide the opportunity for all of us to enjoy our Mercedes and comply with CDC COVID-19 guidelines.  The majority of the time will be spent inside your car with your navigator.

Using easy to follow directions, participants will be directed over city and country roads (all paved).  There will be a series of challenging questions that can be answered only by observing clues on the way. You will not need to leave your car. This is not a race.  Participants will be judged on their ability to follow simple directions accurately and to answer the questions correctly.

Cars will be dispatched from the Aiken Visitors Center located at 406 Park Ave SE in Aiken at 5 to10 minute intervals. While waiting to be dispatched, the Visitor’s Center offers information on Aiken history including elaborate model railroad layouts.The first car will leave at 9:00 AM and last car will leave around 11:00 AM. You will be given a departure time with additional information prior to the event date. A waiver will be required to be signed prior to your departure from the visitor’s center for the drive.

All teams will arrive by 1:00 PM for lunch and awards. Lunch will be at the Willcox Inn in Aiken and held on the patio around the pool area.  In the event of rain, it will be moved indoors. Social distancing will be practiced.  The meal will include a plated lunch with dessert.  All gratuities and tax are included.  At the conclusion of lunch the rally questionnaires will be reviewed and prizes awarded.  There will also be some door prizes drawn.

The event should be completed by 3:00 PM.

Entry fee will be $60 per car (2 people) and will include lunch and all rally information.  Each car will need a driver and a navigator.  individuals. Please register for this event at the MotorSportsReg link. Registration ends on Friday, September 18. 2020.

Those desiring an overnight stay before the rally can stay at one of the hotels listed below. Participants are encouraged to come early to enjoy the many unique shops and restaurants in Aiken.Hotels: The Willcox https://thewillcox.com/ 100 Colleton SW, Aiken, SC (803) 648-1898 (possibly fully booked due toa wedding) Carriage  House https://www.aikencarriagehouse.com 139 Laurens NW, Aikens, SC     (803) 644-5888