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Join your mountain biking friends and off-road cycling advocates for a great weekend at the IMBA Great Lakes MTB Summit, May 17th-19th, 2013 in Nashville, Indiana.

SUMMIT OVERVIEW

Join your mountain biking friends and fellow riders at the IMBA Great Lakes Mountain Bike Summit, May 17th-19th, 2013 in Nashville, Indiana.  This year’s event will provide opportunities for advocates from across the region to witness valuable presentations, networking, fun, and of course, quality riding at Brown County State Park. 

The main event will be held at the Seasons Lodge, a sponsor of the event, near the heart of Nashville during the Taste of Brown County providing fun and entertainment for the entire family. Friday will be focused on a land manager seminar with some evening kick-off festivities including a Pub Crawl. Saturday will be chock full of educational presentations, strategic planning sessions, the “Schooner Shakedown” brought to you by Sub 9, the Summit Co-host, and a fun night full of entertainment and socializing.  Following a full day of fun attendees will have the option to attend some hands on advanced trail building workshops, mtb skills clinics or just ride on Sunday.

SCHEDULE (subject to change)


FRIDAY MAY 17TH
–LAND MANAGER SYMPOSIUM AND SUMMIT KICK OFF
THROUGHOUT THE DAY ON FRIDAY LAND MANAGERS AND STAFF WILL BE ABLE TO PARTICIPATE IN A TRAIL BUILDNG SEMINAR. BE SURE TO INVITE YOUR LOCAL PARTNERS

CHECK-IN & REGISTRATION WILL OPEN AT 6PM ON FRIDAY WITH THE DOWNTOWN GETDOWN 
PUB CRAWL FROM 5pm-MIDNIGHT.  CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO AND TO REGISTER http://www.browncounty.com/downtowngetdown

SATURDAY MAY 18TH - MAIN EVENT & SCHOONER SHAKEDOWN
REGISTRATION OPENS BACK UP AT 8:00 AND THE DAYS FESTIVITIES KICK OFF AT 9:00. THERE WILL BE NUMEROUS SESSIONS THROUGHOUT THE DAY ENDING WITH THE SCHOONER SHAKEDOWN WITH SUB 9 AND OPEN RIDE TIME. THE SUMMIT SHAKEDOWN WILL GET STARTED AROUND 7PM UP AT THE BROWN COUNTY SP RALLY CAMP WITH FOOD, LIVE MUSIC AND OTHER EXCITING EVENTS.

-PAID ATTENDEES OF THE SUMMIT GET A FREE SCHOONER SHAKEDOWN REGISTRATION! 

Great Lakes MTB Summit 
Saturday Schedule
8:00-9:00 Registration - Seasons Lodge
9:00-9:30 Opening Remarks & Welcome 
Schedule Review & State of the Region
9:30-10:30 Breakout Sessions I 
10:30 – 11:30 Breakout Sessions II
11:30-12:30 Lunch - Networking
12:30 – 1:30 Breakout Session III
1:30 – 2:30 Breakout Session IV
  Statewide Workshop - Action Planning
2:30-3:00 Transistion to Brown County State Park
3:00 - 7:00 Open Ride Time
5:00 - 6:30 Schooner Shakedown Race
6:30 Schooner Shakedown Awards
7:00 After Party - Live Music, Big Woods Brewery Beer, Food
8:00 8pm Strider Costume Crit! 
9:30 Live Music Ends - Party transitions to Rally Camp
   
  Topics Include 
   
  Creating Memorandum's of Understanding
  Bike Parks, Ski Resorts and Flow Trails
  Building Better Clubs - Bringing Your Chapter/Club to the Next Level
  Fundraising 
  Engaging your local Retailers 
  Women in MTB Advocacy
  Great Lakes Chapter Leadership Round Table
  Youth Round Table



SUNDAY MAY 19TH - FIELD SESSIONS
WE ARE WORKING HARD TO FINALIZE THE SCHEDULE FOR SUNDAY. FOCUS WILL BE ON ADVANCED TRAIL BUILDING TECHNIQUES AND SKILLS CLINICS. CHAPTERS LEADERS/REPS WILL BE ATTENDING THE GREAT LAKES LEADERSHIP MEETING FROM 9-12

 

SUMMIT LOCATION

Seasons lodge – Main Event and Presentations

560 St. Rd. 46 E

Nashville, In

 

Brown County State Park – Field Sessions, Schooner Shakedown

1810 St. Rd. 46 E

Nashville, In

 

LODGING

Seasons Lodge - an event sponsor

-Special Room Rates of $99 for any occupancy, plus tax (mentioned GL MTB Summit for the rate)

-call toll free 1-800-365-7327

-visit www.seasonslodge.com for more info on the rooms

-overflow rooms available at www.browncountyinn.com

 

Camping at Brown County State Park

-We have Rally Campsite 1 reserved. Tent only Camping in Rally 1 is $10 per person, per night and can be paid for during check in on Friday or Saturday morning. Anyone wishing to bring a camper is welcome to reserve your own traditional site with hook-up. 

- Campsite Map- http://www.in.gov/dnr/parklake/files/brownco_buffalo_ridge.pdf 

Other lodging options can be found here

 

AREA ATTRACTIONS

May 17th, 2013 9:00 AM   through   May 19th, 2013 4:00 PM
560 St. Rd. 46 E
Seasons Lodge and Conference Center
Brown County State Park
Nashville, IN 47448
United States

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Summit Registration $ 50.00
Summit Registration PLUS T-Shirt $ 60.00

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