The Mid Michigan Old Gas Tractor Association is hosting the first GOTO of the year at their 43rd annual summer show, in Oakley, MI. This is aprox 4 hours NE of Chicago, 1hr 45mins NW of Detroit and and hour and a half East of Grand Rapids, MI. Gate hours are 7am-10pm.
This is the 2017 GOTO Flyer
I am in receipt of some great information, and have a few pending questions for the host club. These show rules have been published by the MMOGTA:
What I have gleaned that pertains to questions I have heard from our membership:
-Tractors 1974 and older are allowed for exhibition (Allis related equipment of any age permitted). Registration is strongly encouraged, as the club retains records for each show, and they are putting emphasis on anything Allis this year.
-Gate is open 7a-10p each day. Free Parking.
-Donation per person, $10/day for adults, $5 13-168, under 12 free. $20 pass for entire show. Seniors day is Thursday, $5/person. Wednesday is sneak peak day, $5/person
-Golf cart use is permitted, but you must purchase and display a $20 MMOGTA permit (handicap is free), be a licensed driver and have proof of liability insurance for your cart. No other vehicles, unless you gain prior approval. Rental carts are available. 5mph speed limit.
-13 and older for operating tractors, or under adult supervision.
-Personal butt buggies/people movers/carts must be less that 5' in width, and have a seat for each passenger, with hand and foothold (club will have large people movers running)
-5mph or less (seriously)
-Belts off of powered implements
-Exhibitors are issues 2 free wristbands for entry upon tractor registration
-Registration hours are 7a-10p W-Sat, 9a-noon Sun
-Exhibitor camping is $5/night (first come, first served) Showers available.
-Displays on trailers are allowed, but no tow vehicles may remain in exhibition area
-Shade canopies are permitted in exhibition area
-A 25 for sale sign is required for tractors that are available for sale
-Alcohol is allowed in designated bar areas and campsites. No glass.
-Several Food Vendors