2019 Event Schedule and Info

Any changes to event schedule will be posted to the Mid-Atlantic Rally site at http://gdmarally.com

Wednesday, October 9th

All DayArrive, Setup, and Settle InAll
7:00pmSnow Cone Social
Come meet your fellow Grand Design owners
Main Tent

Thursday, October 10th

8:30amOfficial Welcome and Opening SessionMain Tent
9:00amSeminar #1: RV Braking Safety and Performance
Hosted By: John Ailinger, Performance Braking
Main Tent
10:00amSeminar #2: Medical Evacuation Seminar
Hosted By: Peggy Shaffer, SkyMed
Main Tent
10:00amGrand Design Model Showcase Opens (Delmarva RV) Vendor 22-32
11:00amSeminar #3: Lippert Components
Learn about maintaining your frame, levelers, and slides
Main Tent
1:00pmSeminar #4: How to Maintain the Showroom Look of Your RV
Hosted By: Chris Adams, Wash Wax All
Main Tent
4:30pmTrip: Delaware Bay Sunset Cruise
CANCELLED DUE TO HIGH WIND – If you have already signed up for this activity, check your email for updated instructions
6:30pmWine and Cheese Social
Bring your favorite wine and/or cheese and share with others
Main Tent
8:00pmBourbon and Cigars
Bring your favorite bourbon and cigars to share with others and enjoy a relaxing evening
Main Tent

Friday, October 11th

8:30amOfficial Welcome and Opening SessionMain Tent
9:00amSeminar #5: Tire Safety and Maintenance
Hosted By: Bill Parker
Main Tent
10:00amSeminar #6: RV Towing Safety
Hosted By: Delaware State Police
Main Tent
11:00amSeminar #7: Take Pride In The Power To Clean
Hosted By: Steve Kennedy, Gabe’s Pride
Main Tent
12:00pm Seminar #8: Medical Evacuation Seminar
Hosted By: Peggy Shaffer, SkyMed
Main Tent
1:00pm Seminar #9: RV Suspension, tires, and more
Hosted By: Gary Wheeler, MORryde International
Main Tent
2:00pmOpen Session: New Attedees Q & A
Hosted By: Your Wagonmasters
Main Tent
3:00pmMomentum Walking Tour
If you have a Momentum, or are looking to purchase one, join up with others and go on a self-guided tour of the Momentum units who are on the “Open Homes” list
Main Tent
4:00pmKids’s Craft Activities
Meet at the main tent – but we aren’t going to spill all the beans yet!
Main Tent
4:30pmSolitude Walking Tour
If you have a Solitude, or are looking to purchase one, join up with others and go on a self-guided tour of the Solitude units who are on the “Open Homes” list
Main Tent
5:00pmS’more Social
Enjoy a basic staple of camping with the Massey’s Team
Welcome Center
5:30pmPot Luck Dinner Setup
Bring your Pot Luck dinner entry to the main tent
Food Tent
6:00pmPot Luck Dinner
One of our most popular events!
Based on the first letter of your last name, we ask that you bring the following:
A – E -> Main Dish/Meat
F – K -> Salad (garden, potato, pasta, etc)
L – Q -> Dessert
R – Z -> Vegetable/ Side dish


– Please bring two utensils for each dish
– Plates and silverware will be provided
– If you are making a food with a common food allergy, please make note of it. Notecards and markers will be made available.
– If you are making a food specifically for folks with particular allergies, there will be an area for this food specifically Please see the event coordinator for assistance
– No electricity is available, so please plan accordinly
** Remember – all participants will be required to wear their event badges in order to participate in this meal **
Main Tent
7:30pmPoker Run Signup
Come sign up to join in the Poker Run to benefit our charity, Portsmouth Fisher House!
Main Tent
8:00pmCamper Crawl BeginsMain Tent

Saturday, October 12th

7:30amSunrise PJ’s, Pastries, and Coffee
Join your fellow early birds for some sunrise coffee and pastries in your PJ’s!
Beach
8:30amMorning AnnouncementsMain Tent
9:00amSeminar #10: RV Fire Safety
Hosted BIndian River Volunteer Fire Dept.
Main Tent
10:00amSeminar #11: Lippert Components (tentative)
Hosted By:
Main Tent
10:00am“Cakes for Coins – Coins for Charity”
Like funnel cake? Come get a funnel cake , all proceeds go to our charity, Portsmith Fisher House! Starts at 10:00am, open until we run out of funnel cake or energy!
Site 64
11:00amSeminar #12: Discussion with Grand Design
Hosted By: Grand Design Team
Main Tent
12:00pmGroup Photo
Be a part of the group photo of the second largest Grand Design Rally in the country! (rain date Sunday)
Welcome Center
1:00pmSeminar #13: Birds of a Feather – Open Forum
If you have questions you would like to ask the group – from pointers, to recommendations,
Main Tent
1:00pmBeach Hockey
Compete against family and friends in a friendly game, down on the beach.
Beach
1:00pmCornhole Tournament Warm-up and Team Selection
Please bring regulation boards to the Basketball Court (regulation boards are 2’x4′)
Basketball Court
2:00pmCornhole Tournament
Join us for a cornhole tournament (weather permitting) – – Sign-ups and warm ups start at 1:00, Bags fly at 2:15p
– Double elimination tourney, Two person teams.
– ACA Cornhole rules will apply (https://www.playcornhole.org/pages/rules)
-We need (regulation) CH boards and bags brought to the BB court right after lunch on Sat. (Boards are 2’x4’ … not the smaller 2×3 tailgate size).
Basketball Court
3:00pmImagine Walking Tour
If you have an Imagine, or are looking to purchase one, join up with others and go on a self-guided tour of the Imagine units who are on the “Open Homes” list
Main Tent
3:00pmCraft Activity: Tie-Dyed T-Shirts
Create a unique, one of a kind T-shirt! Bring your own t-shirt, or purchase a shirt from the camp store and add your own flare to their swag!
Pavilion
4:00pmPrivate Event – TENT CLOSEDMain Tent
5:00pmCraft Activity: Wine Glass/Mason Jar Painting
Create a unique, one of a kind creation. Pre-purchase required, contact Abbey at 443-856-4232 to order.
Pavilion
6:00pmGroup Dinner – Sponsored by Grand Design
Enjoy delicious BBQ!
** Remember – all participants will be required to wear their event badges in order to participate in this meal **
Main Tent
6:00pm Karaoke at Paradise Landing Tiki Bar
6:00pm – 10:00pm
Tiki Bar
7:00pmPrivate Event – TENT CLOSEDMain Tent
7:30pmReflection Walking Tour
If you have an Reflection, or are looking to purchase one, join up with others and go on a self-guided tour of the Reflection units who are on the “Open Homes” list.
Main Tent
8:00pmGroup MovieWelcome Center

Sunday, October 13th

8:00amRV Flea Market
Bring your items to the basketball court area to find new homes for the items you no longer need.
*** LIMITED TO RV RELATED ITEMS ONLY ***
Basketball Court
8:30amMorning AnnouncementsMain Tent
9:00amHost Your Own Seminar
9:00 – 11:00 – Sign up at the Admin tent
Main Tent
10:00amBrunch – Sponsored by Sheckler Electrical Contracting
** Remember – all participants will be required to wear their event badges in order to participate in this meal **
Main Tent
11:30amGroup Photo – RAIN DATE
Be a part of the group photo of the second largest Grand Design Rally in the country! (rain date Sunday)
Welcome Center
12:00pmRV Flea Market Closes
Please be sure to clean up and remove anything you did not sell.
Basketball Court
2:00pmClosing Ceremony
Main Tent
4:30pmTrip: Delaware Bay Sunset Cruise
Meet at the Welcome Center for the shuttle to the dock. Van departs 4:45, returns approximately 8pm. Pre-purchase required. Cost per person is $21, gratuity is NOT included. Register HERE and use the promo code CWT12 for reduced rate. Approximately 90 mins, more details HERE.
Welcome Center

Monday, October 14th

8:00amAll Day Socializing / Personal Time
1:00pmGrand Design Model Showcase closes (Delmarva RV)
4:00pmFarewell and safe travels home to those not extending their stay! See you next year!