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Friday May 3, 2013 at 9:00 AM EDT
Sunday May 5, 2013 at 12:00 PM EDT

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Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds 
1311 Music Hall Road
N34 57.919 W83 46.346
Hiawassee, GA 30546

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BMW Motorcycle Club of Georgia 

Georgia Mountain Rally 2013 ~ All Welcome!

Register Now!
Riders and passengers each
register separately ~ Thanks
Join the BMW Motorcycle Club of Georgia at the 2013 Georgia Mountain Rally, Hiawassee, Georgia over the weekend of Friday, May 3rd to Sunday May 5th, 2013.

Update: Draft Welcome Letter HERE and Draft Notices HERE

Some of the finest and twistiest road and dual-sport destinations in the southeast make the Georgia Mountain Rally a must.  Your base will be the Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds in Hiawassee, Georgia (N34 57.821 W83 46.289) featuring beautiful lakeside camping with full facilities, great food, and great vendors.

A terrific destination in itself, Hiawassee provides easy access to some of the finest road and dual-sport rides in the country, including legendary Georgia highways 2, 17, 60, 76, 129/Blood Mountain, 180, 348/Richard Russell Scenic Parkway, the Deals Gap/Tail of the Dragon, Cherohala Skyway, and literally hundreds of little-known local roads, plus endless dual-sport riding throughout the Chattahoochee and Nantahala National Forests and the Cohutta Wilderness.

In addition, Hiawassee and its neighboring communities provide an unmatched variety and quality of stores and restaurants that makes time out of the saddle just as rewarding as slicing though some highway turns or plugging through some off-road mud.


  • Camping – Friday and Saturday nights primitive tent camping on pleasant unimproved grass sites adjacent to Lake Chatuge (primitive camping for other nights, and improved and RV sites, extra cost option) – Shady campsites and hot showers.
  • Dinners – Friday chili and Saturday steak/chicken dinners (vegetarian option).
  • Training Sessions and Seminars – Hone your skills and knowledge.
  • Ride Routes – Tips for prime area road and dual sport riding.
  • Prize Draw Entries  – Prizes each valued at $400 and $600!  More below.
  • Ride Awards – Winners take home an exclusive plaque.  More below.
  • Bike Show – Great for spectators and prizes for participants.  More below.
  • Poker Run – Fast Freddie Veator's poker run – Easy 75-mile or so self-paced road tour with the chance for you to win a prize.
  • Local and National Vendors – From farkles to serious rider apparel and more, our vendor village offer the chance for you to really get prepared for the riding season ahead.
  • Live Entertainment – Tap your feet Saturday night to The Georgia Songbird EG Kight.
  • Multiple Door Prizes – Tickets for you to stack the odds in your favor on one item or spread your luck over many.

Follow this link for the 2013 GMR Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds Site Map. Rally activities will center on the Music Hall.


Our winner-takes-all must-be-present-to-win prize draws are always favorites.  For 2013 we have upped the ante all around, and have added an exclusive draw just for BMW Motorcycle Club of Georgia members as well.  Restrictions and other condidtions apply.  Must be present at the drawing on Saturday night to win.

  • $600 Value Goods and/or Services Grand Draw – EVERYONE registered for the rally qualifies. Sponsored by Bob and Lynda at BMW Motorcycles of Atlanta, Marietta.
  • $1,500 Value Klim Latitude Riding Suit Super Special Grand Draw – EVERYONE registered for the rally qualifies. Sponsored by Bob and Lynda at BMW Motorcycles of Atlanta, Marietta.
  • $400 Value Tire Supply Members Only Draw – All BMWMCOGA members qualify.  Sponsored by John Landsrom at Blue Moon Cycle, Norcoss.

Want to join the BMWMCOGA and enjoy all the benefits of membership, including eligibility for our Members Only Draw?  Follow this link to join BMWMCOGA.


A longstanding tradition of the Georgia Mountain Rally is recognizing some of the people who make the trek and event an affair of multiple interests.


The Georgia Mountain Rally bike show is a small but hotly contested event.


Rally registration includes Friday and Saturday nights tent camping on "overflow" sites (i.e. unimproved natural grade grass sites, no hookups) adjacent to Lake Chatuge and use of all site facilities, including hot showers.

Improved sites for tents and RVs (i.e. graded with water, 50A power, WiFi, cable TV, and sewer opton) are available at extra cost paid and organized directly with the Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds office.  Extended use of an unimproved grass site before or after the rally is also at extra cost paid and organized directly with the Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds office.  All these sites are subject to availability and can be purchased onsite or in advance at 706-896-4191.

Follow this link for More About Camping Facilities (the map here will help your orientation 2013 GMR Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds Site Map), but note that the BMW Motorcycle Club of Georgia has negotiated special concessionary rates for these facilities (be sure to mention you're attending the Georgia Mountain Rally when making your reservations with the Fairgounds).

ALL REGISTRATIONS NOW FINAL - With just days to go before the start of the Georgia Mountain Rally, refunds are now only being issued for medical reasons. Refund requests must be received before Friday, May 3rd and supported by a doctor’s statement.


The BMW Motorcycle Club of Georgia rally team is just an email away to help answer your questions. 

   Registration Questions: 

   General Questions: 

Register Now!
Riders and passengers each
register separately ~ Thanks



The Georgia Mountain Rally is a great opportunity for vendors to showcase their goods and services, and to capture some early season sales. The rally has a history of attracting 600 or so of the most well-heeled BMW enthusiasts, all eager to ensure they have the right gear, from farkles to apparel and everything between, for the year ahead. Our Vendor Village is a parade of purpose-built wood-framed structures situated along a paved avenue right at the entrance to rally. Impossible to miss. Even better, booth slots are FREE!

Vendor Registration Information Here!