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48th Annual World Championship

48th Annual World Championship Ride And Tie
West Coast – Georgetown, California

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Date: June 30th, 2018 Click Here For More Info!

Ride & Tie East Coast Regional 2018 Championship: August 24-25 — Race Flyer

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Championship Race History: Champ History


Long Course: 32 miles, $160

Short Course: 13 miles, $110

Equathon Long Course, 13 mile ride, 13 mile run: $120.00

Equathon Short Course, 7 mile ride, 7 mile run: $110

Mini-Fun Ride & Tie, 7 miles: $80.00

Parent-Child Pretend Ride And Tie on Friday (in camp…free)

Online Sign-Ups are available here:

(Special Note on using Ultrasignup)… signing up on ultra sign up will take information on participant #1 and after check out email participant #2

First-time Ride and Tie participants qualify for a free annual membership to the Ride and Tie Association. Contact Susan Smyth for more information.

Need a teammate? Check out the teammate wanted ads here!

Race Director:  Susan Smyth 916-316-2096  Email:

Location: Dru Barner Campground, Georgetown, CA

Race Flyer:
Link to 2018 Championship Flyer

Printable Entry Form:
Link to 2018 Entry Form

Prize / Award:

Buckles to All Finishers, lots of other goodies!

Race Week Agenda:

  • Wednesday June 27
    noon: Ride camp opens
  • Thursday June 28
    4:00 pm: Association Board Meeting, all current Ride and Tie members welcome
    6:00 pm: Potluck social for all in camp, Ride & Tie Association provides meat.
    Talks on “Endurance riding the barefoot horse “ by a Scoot Boot rep and Ride and tie strategies” Panel
    Music session, bring your instruments and make some happy noise after.
  • Friday, June 29
    1:00 pm: Registration and packet pick-up opens
    2:00 pm: Kiddie Ride and Tie around camp. Sponsored by Coolest Ride and Tie. Event is free, but participants must sign a waiver.
    3:00 pm: Vet check opens
    7:00 pm: Race briefing for all events
  • Saturday, June 30
    7:00 am: Championship course (32 mile) race start
    7:30 am: Short course Ride and Tie and Equathon Championship race start
    8:30 am:  7 mile Ride and Tie and short course Equathon race start
    4:00 pm: Raffle/Silent Auction/Dinner
    7:00 pm: Awards
  • Sunday, July 1
    6:30 am: 32, 20, 13 mile Run with the Ponies Trail Run start (More info on Run with the Ponies)
    7:00 am: 7 mile trail run start
    11:00 am: Ride camp closes

Directions to the Race Site:

7.5 miles east of Georgetown. Take Wentworth Springs Road east for 6-6.5 miles, turn left at Bottle Hill Road (look for race signs). Drive down Bottle Hill Road for 1 mile. Campground will be on your left.

Hay and Feed Info:

Hay Lady: 2977 Church St. Georgetown (530) 333-1550
Cool Feed Store: 2968 State Highway 49, Cool, CA 95614
Echo Valley Ranch Supplies: Nevada St. Auburn, CA

Camp Open Date: Wednesday, June 27

Camp Information: 

The campground is ideal for equestrian use, with four water troughs, picnic tables, fire pits, 14 pipe corrals, 3 toilets, water and meeting area.$8 overnight/$3 day.The $20 annual day-
use passes available at the Georgetown Ranger Station Sites are limited to a maximum of 2 vehicles and 6 people. Click here for more information about Dru Barner.

Course Information: The long course is considered moderate to difficult.

Course Maps:
Championship Ride and Tie (32 miles)
Short course Ride and Tie & Equathon (13 miles) 
Mini Ride and Tie & Equathon (7 miles)

Region Activities: Quaint Georgetown is just a 7.5 mile drive from ride camp and offers several restaurants and hotels, as well as a grocery store and gas station. Very cold swimming can be found in the Georgetown Divide Ditch, on the southern side of Wentworth Springs Road.

Volunteers Wanted:
We will take good care of you. We need you!

Lodging & Accommodations: There are several hotels in Georgetown: Rock Creek Inn, American River Inn, and the Georgetown Hotel & Saloon

Restaurants: There are a number of restaurants in Georgetown: The Divide, Corner Kitchen (6265 Main St, Georgetown, CA, cash only), Terrys Pizzeria and Grill (6274 CA-193, Georgetown, CA), Buckeye Restaurant (7460 Wentworth Springs Rd, Georgetown, CA), and the Georgetown Hotel & Saloon

Area Services: Both diesel and gas are available at Georgetown Gas’N’Go (6341 CA-193, Georgetown, CA)

Grocery Stores:

Mar Val-Complete grocery store and bakery -6049 Front St, Georgetown, CA 95634
Worton Market -Deli specialty market – 6274 Main St. Georgetown (next to Georgetown Hotel)

Closest Human Hospital:

Marshall Hospital: 1100 Marshall Way, Placerville,CA 95667 (24 miles)
Aurburn Faith Sutter Hospital,11815 Education St,Aurburn, CA (530) 888-4500 (30 miles)
Sutter Roseville Medical Center (Trauma Center) 1 Medical Plaza Dr, Roseville, CA (42 miles)
Kaiser Permanente, 1600 Eureka Rd. Roseville, CA (42 miles)

Closest Horse Hospital:

Loomis Basin Equine Hospital: 2973 Penryn Rd, Penryn, CA 95663 (916) 652-7645 (34 miles)