Immensely popular with off-roaders from all walks of life, the Ohio Off-Road Experience event features terrific trails where both the novice driver and seasoned roadie can crawl to their hearts’ content.
Windam, Ohio (PRWEB) August 29, 2012
This coming Labor Day weekend, 4 Wheel Parts will be a major vendor at the Ohio Off-Road Experience presented by Northeast Ohio 4x4 and Southington Off-Road Park. From August 31 – September 2 at Southington Off-Road Park, Ohio Off-Road Experience will feature 4 Wheel Parts as well as other vendors, prize raffles, meet-and-greet sessions with professional drivers, and a swap meet offering all types of merchandise including Rubicon Express budget boost kits.
Immensely popular with off-roaders from all walks of life, the Ohio Off-Road Experience event features terrific trails where both the novice driver and seasoned roadie can crawl to their hearts’ content. All are welcome to enjoy the great outdoors and outstanding programs including raffles, Friday night meet and greet, and swap meet. What else: night ride, vendor ride, prizes direct from vendors, kid camp (complete with arts and crafts), and camping. Here is the schedule of events:
Tread Lightly! Tread Trainer Course (9am-5pm) – The crew from Northeast Ohio 4x4 and Tread Lightly! Inc. will give a one day Tread Trainer course. More information can be found at the Tread Lightly! website.
Event Meet & Greet (6pm-9pm) –4x4 enthusiasts will enjoy a bonfire, good live DJ music, drinks, appetizers, and great company. Alcoholic beverages will be allowed but the in accordance to state laws, drinking and driving will be strictly prohibited.
Saturday (Trails Open 9am to Dusk):
Adventure CDJ Ride and Drive (9am-7pm) –Dusty will be at the Adventure Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep booth and along with some of the vehicles he is bringing out to the property. Light test drives will be available for prospective buyers.
Raffles (9am-7pm) – Many event sponsors and vendors have generously donated a bunch of great prizes such as Smittybilt winches and products from the Pro Comp Xtreme line. Tickets are available at the Pavilion between 9am and 7pm for a chance to win one of the awesome prizes. Raffle drawings will begin promptly at 7:30pm.
Vendor Fair (10am-6pm) – Attending vendors will be setting up booths to advertise and promote their products. Company representatives will be available to answer customer questions.
Swap Meet (10am-6pm) – In this event, participants will be able to trade or sell parts sitting around their houses that they might want to get rid of.
4WheelParts Cleveland Recovery Clinic (11am-12pm) – Off road enthusiasts can stop by the 4WP Cleveland booth and get some tips on how to use their Smittybilt winch and safely recover a vehicle that has unfortunately become stuck.
Jeep Owners of Ohio Car Crush (12pm-6pm) – The members of the Jeep Owners of Ohio club will be hauling in some cars so off roaders can put their 4x4s to the test. 4x4 enthusiasts will see if they have what it takes to conquer this enormous pile of smashed cars.
Kid’s Camp (2pm-4pm) – The whole family can enjoy the Experience as well. The staff members of Southington Offroad Park will be entertaining kids while participants are out hitting the trails. Snacks will be provided.
Night Ride (9:30pm-10:30pm) – When the sun goes down, off roaders can follow the SOR staff members through some of the trails that seem to be easy during the daytime. The night ride gives participants a great opportunity to use all those lights on the front of their 4x4 that they can’t use on the highways.
Movie in the Wilderness (10:15am-12am) – The second day of the Experience will end with a nice movie fit for the whole family picked by the SOR staff. Popcorn will be provided for all.
Sunday (Trails Open 9am until 5pm):
NEO4x4 Truck Pull – NEO4x4 staff will be organizing a single-elimination truck pull event for anyone who would like to participate. The winner of the pull will win a $50 DriveOffroad.com gift certificate. (4 entries minimum – registration starts Friday night at the Pavilion.)
Adventure CJD Ride & Drive – 9am-4pm
Vendor Fair – 10am-5pm
About 4 Wheel Parts: 4 Wheel Parts is a retailer and service provider specializing in aftermarket parts for off-road and 4x4 enthusiasts. With 56 locations nationwide, 4 Wheel Parts supplements its retail centers with a robust mail-order and e-commerce distribution network to serve customers around the country and around the world. 4 Wheel Parts carries a large inventory of Jeep and truck parts, including lift kits, Tonneau covers, tires, winches, and more.