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Chief Joseph Rally

June 29 to July 1, 2018

Grant County Fairgrounds, John Day, Oregon

Join us at the Grant County Fairgrounds, nestled in the scenic Strawberry Mountains, John Day Oregon, for a weekend of terrific riding, seminars, food and fellowship. This historic city is located at the Junction of Hwys 395 and 26. Enjoy the West’s best riding; gold and cattle country, refreshing mountain passes, painted hills, river canyons, and wide open desert. All this in one day’s riding! Visit the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument or any of four different museums. Begin planning your trip now! Oregon is for Riders! Come to John Day and see what we mean!


On-Line registration is closed.


Food & Lodging

  • A light Friday night dinner and full Saturday evening dinner are provided in rally fee.
  • On site food vendors and in town restaurants available for other meals.
  • Beer garden on site.
  • The Grant County Fairgrounds, on the John Day River, offers green grass camping and hot showers!
  • Reservations required for adjacent RV Park extra cost involved.
  • Excellent motel accommodations*, dining options and shopping are just three blocks from the Fairgrounds.
  • Leashed pets are welcome.

We encourage everyone to pre-register for the rally.

  • Registration: $50 BMWRO members / $60 non-members
  • Registration after June 11, 2018: $60 BMWRO members / $70 non-members
  • 12 yrs and younger: $10
Day Pass: $20 per person, meals not included; Day Passes can only be purchased at the gate.
Grant County Fairgrounds RV Park
411 NW Bridge St,
John Day, OR 97845

*Here are four hotels or motels close to the fairgrounds:

Best Western John Day Inn

315 W Main St, John Day, OR 97845



Americas Best Value Inn

390 W Main St, John Day, OR 97845



Budget 8 Motel

711 W Main St, John Day, OR 97845