Bronco Super Celebration (WEST)

September 8-11 2021

Bronco Driver Magazine Presents:

2021 BRONCO SUPER CELEBRATION WEST
September 8-11,2021 At the Buena Vista, Colorado Rodeo Center

Special Thanks -Colorado Early Bronco Club

Thank you for coming to Buena Vista – Colorado.

The Great Rocky Mountains have plenty of activities to offer the whole family. Bronco Driver Magazine staff has organized events over several days to showcase the area and have fun with our great Broncos. Feel free to explore the great Rocky Mountains at your pace.

We have done our best to schedule the event to secure the safety of all parties attending, maintain a great Rocky Mountain vacation experience, patronize the small friendly Colorado town, and provide everyone that is Bronco crazy a fun safe family outing.

We expect a bunch of Bronco fanatics and need your help keeping the Super Celebration party going.

LAST MINUTE UPDATES: Please review the scheduled drives upon arrival for some drives and times might have been adjusted. If you have questions ASK at the event tent.

PARKING IN THE SHOW FIELD – When parking your Bronco in the Bronco Corral  – please stay in rows. You will have plenty of space to park your Bronco +10-12  foot tent beside your Bronco

TENTS – You will have space to set up a tent beside of your Bronco.

Be sure your tent is fastened down good. Wind gusts are strong in the afternoon !

Please remove cloth canopy at night. DO NOT REMOVE OTHER PEOPLES TENTS OR FLAGS.

WIND WIND WIND – Buena Vista has very good windy days – be prepared with papers or other small items…secure them so you want be chasing them.

PART SALES ON SHOW FIELD -Your welcome to sell products from your Bronco or tent within your space. Please do not spread items outside your space in the Bronco corral. If you need more space you will need to move to swap meet area.

TRAILERS – Absolutely NO trailers on the Bronco corral. Use the designated trailer parking lot located behind the grand stands at the Rodeo Center.

ALCOHOL – Keep in mind that alcohol has a more powerful effect at 2 miles up in the air. Drink responsibly!    

TRASH – Help keep the grounds and area clean. Use the Trash cans.

DAILY DRIVES – All the lead drives will gather and begin from a designated area. Please note the direction for the drive as they can become separated. Or ask your leaders for directions before the drive leaves.

THE DIRT AND OFF ROAD DANGER DRIVES YOU MUST SIGN UP FOR.

We will send out an email 2 weeks prior to pre-registered Bronco owners for sign up .

Feel Free to get a small group or explore some of the great Rocky mountain attractions on your own.

SHOW – N- SHINE JUDGING – Inside the registration package will be a SHOW N SHINE JUDGING CARD. If you wish to have your Bronco judged for awards – Bring your Bronco and the card to the Snow N Shine tent – anytime during judging hours.  Judging Hours: Wednesday 4-6 p.m.  Thursday 4-7p.m.

Friday  4-7p.m.    Saturday 9 a.m. -11 a.m.

LOCK DOWN -The event will close to all in and out traffic during the hours posted each day. You can leave your Bronco on the field but it will not be able to get out during closed hours.

Dirt & Danger Drivers: STAY OFF THE ALPINE TUNDRA!  Very fragile environment that takes years or decades to recover.  One vehicle width only to pass oncoming traffic if required.  Usually found above 11,000 ft and up, but can be lower.

RV CAMPING IS AVAILABLE ON SITE – NO WATER OR ELECTRIC HOOK UPS

$25 PER NIGHT  – TUES-SAT NIGHTS (STAY All 5 NIGHTS for $100)

NO TENT CAMPING!  BOOK YOUR SPOT WITH BRONCODRIVER.com

VISITOR PARKING $10

No ADMISSION FEE FOR SPECTATORS OR GUESTS

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

(Subject to modifications and additions)

SHOW FIELD ACTIVITIES

(Subject to modifications and additions)

WEDNESDAY  September 8 Show Field ACTIVITIES

8 A.M. – Show Field Opens – Registration and Event tent opens

9 A.M- 7 P.M. Vendor Day 2 Set Up

12-7   Bronco Vendor Alley Open

4-6 P.M. Judging tent is Open.

7 P.M. Show Field Closes

THURSDAY   September 9 Show Field ACTIVITIES

8 A.M. Show Field Opens – Vendors and Swap Meet Open

4-7 P.M. Judging tent open

7 P.M. Show field Closes

FRIDAY  September 10 Show Field ACTIVITIES

8 AM Show Field Opens -Vendors and Swap Meet Open

4-7 P.M. Judging tent open

5  RC Bronco Challenge Course ( Kids and Adults Welcome)

6:00 P.M. BRONCOLYMPICS Blindfold Obstacle Course/ Slow Crawl and more…

SATURDAY September 11 Show Field ACTIVITIES

8 AM Show Field Opens -Vendors and Swap Meet Open

             9 A.M. Minute of Silence in 20 Year Anniversary Memory of Sept 11 – 2001.

9-11 A.M. Judging tent open

11A M – NOONKids 6 Volt Bronco Show N Shine

NOON – Kids Awards

5 P.M. Awards Begin- Sponsored HK Fab

5:15 P.M.   Product Raffle

6:30 P.M. Bon Voyage Cook Out  – Burgers/ Broncos/ Beer

                              Sponsored By: Bronco Driver Magazine 

            10 Show Field Closes  – CLEAN UP

DRIVES

(Subject to modifications and additions)

        

WEDNESDAY  September 8 -Scheduled DRIVES

Dirt Drives

10 A.M. Bonanza/ Rawley Mine (Moderate about 4 Hours) Visit the historical town of Bonanza and the Rawley Mine. Doable in a stock Bronco. Limited  Please sign up for

1:30 -P.M. – Four Mile Drive (Dirt and gravel roads, easy about 3 hours) Very scenic area above Buena Vista.  Doable in a stock Bronco. 

Scenic & Destination Drive 

11:00 A.M.  TBD

2:00 P.M.  TBD

THURSDAY   September 9 Scheduled Drives

Danger OFF ROAD Drive

9 A.M. TBD

Dirt Drive

10 :30 A.M. Mosquito Pass (Moderate about 3-4  hours) Travel over the highest drivable pass in Colorado. Suitable for a stock Bronco with aggressive tires.  Limited  Please sign up

1 P.M. TBD

Scenic & Destination drives 

10:00 A.M. TBD

2 P.M. Cottonwood Pass to Tincup  (Mostly paved except from Cottonwood Pass to Tincup City)  Visit historic Tincup City on the west side of Tincup Pass

FRIDAY  September 10 Scheduled DRIVES

Danger OFF ROAD Drives

9:00 A.M. Chinaman’s Gulch (Difficult about 5 hours) Arguably Colorado’s most fun trail!  It has a bit of everything. Pack a lunch to eat on the trail. Minimum 33-inch tires, 1 locker. Possible minor body damage. Limited  Please sign up

NOON.   Tincup Pass thru St Elmo (Moderate about 4 hours) Drive through the historic town of St Elmo and climb to the top of Tincup Pass, then return to BV.  Very scenic area – pass summit is 12,154 ft. Doable in a stock Bronco with aggressive tires.  Limited  Please sign up

Dirt Drives 

9:30 Mineral Basin  This is a very easy trail, all dirt. Goes past cottonwood lake. Great for a stop and group photo at the end. Limited  Please sign up

2:30  TBD

Scenic & Destination Drives 

10:00 A.M.  Independence Day March – (All Pavement about 3 hours) Very scenic drive to the Continental Divide at Independence Pass Overlook.  Pack a lunch to eat.  If you’re feeling  really independent then take the .4 mile walk to the viewing point for a spectacular view of the Continental Divide.

2:00 P.M.  St Elmo Ghost town  -Includes a Tour by St Elmo Historical Society 

(Mostly pavement except for about 10 miles of graded dirt/gravel road)

SATURDAY September 11 Scheduled DRIVES

Danger OFF ROAD Drives

9:01 A.M  TBD

Dirt Drives

10 00 A.M. Four Mile Drive (Dirt and gravel roads, easy about 3 hours) Very scenic area above Buena Vista. Doable in a stock Bronco. 

Scenic & Destination drives

  12:00 NOON  – Cottonwood Pass -Simple drive on all pavement to the top of the mountain over 12,000 feet and the Overlook at the Continental Divide (About 40 Miles 1 1/2 Hours)

REGISTRATION $50

INCLUDES:

Entry for your Bronco into the Rodeo grounds

Entry for you and your riders into the Park

Access to sign up for drives.

T-Shirt Voucher for Event Tent

Show- N- Shine Voucher for Judging

Five raffle tickets

Buena Vista Hotels & Lodges

A River Lodge B & B
719-395-6494
ariverlodge.com

Alpine Hot Springs Hideaway
719-530-1112
alpinehotsprings.com

Best Western Vista Inn
719-395-8009
Bestwestern.com

Bighorn Lodge
419-512-0416
bighornlodge.com

Buena vista Riverside Lodge
719-530-1108
liarslodge.com

Bunny Lane Cabins
719-395-2800
bunnylanecabins.com

Cottonwood Hot Springs Inn & Spa
719-395-6434
cottonwood-hot-springs.com

Cottonwood Spirit Ranch
719-966-7711
cottonwoodspiritranch.com

Creekside Chalets & Cabins
719-539-6953
creekside chalets.com

Deer Valley Ranch
719-395-2353
deervalleyranch.com

Elk Mountain Ranch
800-432-8812
elkmtn.com

Great Western Sumac
719-395-8111

Journey’s End Ranch
719-395-2071
journeysendranchcolorado.com

Lakeside Motel
800-248-7684
lakesideBV.com

Mt Elbert Lodge & Cabins
800-381-4433
mount-egbert.com

Mount Princeton Hot Springs Resort
719-395-2447
mtprinceton.com

Pinion Court Cabins
719-395-2443
pinioncourtcabins.com

Rainbow Lake Resort
719-395-2509
rainbowlakeresort.com

Super 8 Motel
866-944-0808
super8buenavista.com

Surf Chateau
719-966-7048
surfchateau.com

The Surf Hotel
719-966-7048
surfhotel.com

Topaz Lodge
800-731-5906
topazlodge.biz

Twin Lakes Roadhouse Lodge & Cabin
719-486-9345
twinlakescolorado.com

Vista Court Cabins
719-395-6557
vistacourtcabins.com

Salida Colorado Hotels & Lodges

Alpine Leaf Lodge
719-539-6733
alpineleaflodge.com

Budget Lodge
719-539-6695
budgetlodgesalida.com

Comfort Inn
719-539-5000
comfortinn.com

Days Inn
719-539-6651
daysinnsalida.com

Great Western Colorado Lodge
719-539-2514
gwsalida.com

Hampton Inn & Suites
719-539-0800
hamptoninn.hilton.com

Palace Hotel
719-207-4175
salidapalacehotel.com

Salida Hostel
719-530-1116
salidahostel.com

Silver Ridge Lodge
719-539-2553
silverridgelodge.com

The Simple Lodge & Hostel
719-650-7381
simplelodge.com

Super 8 Motel
719-539-6689
salidasuper8.com

Woodland Motel
719-539-4980
woodlandmotel.com

Buena Vista Campgrounds & Cabins

Arkansas River Rim Campground and RV Park
719-395-8883
akriverrim.com

Arrowhead Point Campground and Cabins
719-395-2323
arrowheadpointresort.com

Buena Vista KOA
800-562-2672
buenavistakoa.com

Chalk Creek Campground
719-395-8301
chalkcreek-campground.com

Mount Princeton RV Park & Cabins
719-395-6206
mtprincetonrvpark.com

Snowy Peaks RV Park
719-395-8481
snowypeaksrvpark.com

Salida Colorado RV Parks & Cabins

Four Seasons RV Park
719-539-3084
fourseasonsrvresort.com

Heart of the Rockies RV & Tent Camping
719-539-4051
heartoftherockiescamp-rv.com

Monarch Spur RV Park
719-530-0341
monarchspurrvcampground.com

OTHER CLOSE AREA ACCOMMODATIONS

Cutty’s Camping Resort Coaldale, CO
719-942-4222
cuttyresort.net

Poncha Lodge Poncha Springs CO
719-539-6085

Twin Lakes Roadhouse Lodge & Cabins Twin Lakes, CO
719-486-9345
twinlakescolorado.com

Mount Ebert Lodge & Cabins Twin Lakes, CO
719-486-0594
mount-evert.com