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updated 3/24/19
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Any event listed here should be open to any and all participants, regardless of organization, affiliation, or brand of bike.  Also, please be aware some linked sites may contain adult content beyond my control.  This website is best read with font size set at medium.  Otherwise there may be some overlap, making it difficult to read.  ******************************************************************************************************************************
In order to obtain a motorcycle endorsement on your Florida Driver's license, you must have passed the Basic Motorcycle Rider's Course. This, as well as other courses, is offered by:
Motorcyle Rider Academy-Pensacola 850.456.2277 or http://www.bikertraining.net
Pensacola State College 850.484.1797, 850.484.1700, 888.897.3605 or http://www.pensacolastate.edu
Southern Motorsports Safety800.585.4748, or http://pensacolamotorcyclecourse.com
Northwest Florida State College 850.678.5111  
The rates vary from $185 to $299 and are subject to change.
For military and DOD Civilian employees, the Navy offers a free course. They furnish motorcycles and helmets. Dependents and retirees may take the course on a space available basis. Sorry no contractor employees. To register, go online to: http://navymotorcyclerider.com , navigate to NAS Pensacola and look for the next available course. Contact the NAS Safety Office @ 850.452.3674 for assistance.
COMING EVENTS(highlighted events were presented at the annual planning meeting, please support them):
Apr 28(Sun) - ABATE of Florida, Gulf Coast Chapter Meeting.  AmLeg340, Ashland Ave, Pensacola, FL. Breakfast,9:30AM; meeting,10.
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May 1-3(Wed-Fri) - Emerald Coast Motorcycle Challenge.  The Boardwalk, Okaloosa Island, FL.  $65.  3 day motorcycle skills event open to civilians and LEO.  https://emeraldcoastchallenge.com 
May 1-5(Wed-Sun) - 21st Ann Thunder Beach Spring Rally.  Panama City Beach, FL.  http://thunderbeachproductions.com   
May 2-5(Thu-Sun) - Backwoods Thunder Rally.  Jack, AL. 
May 2-5(Thu-Sun) - 5th Ann Emerald Coast Bike Fest.  Emerald Coast HD, FWB, FL.  Sarah, 850.862.4706  or www.emeraldcoasthd.com
May 4(Fri) - 8th Ann SFB MC Spring Poker Run.  KC's Bar, FWB, FL.  Sam, 850.217.9371 
May 9(Thu) - Bike NightHD Dealer, Pensacola, FL.  6-9.  Jaynie, 850.494.1224x127 
May 10-12(Fri-Sun) - 34th Ann NCOM Convention.  Orlando, FL.  http://onabike.com/event/2019-ncom-convention-in-orlando-florida 
May 11(Sat) - Save the Underdogs Dice Run.  Perdido Sports Bar, Perdido Key, FL.  Reg,9; FBO,10. $20.    Chad, ross68@cox.net  
May 12(Sun) - Domestic Violence Poker Run.  TBD, Panama City, FL.   
May 18(Sat) - PTSD Ride.  AmLeg235, FWB, FL.  Flash,
May 18(Sat) - Ride to Remember Veterans.  HD Dealer, Panama City Beach, FL. 
Mar 28(Thu) - Bike Night.  HD Dealer, Pensacola, FL.  6-9.  Jaynie, 850.494.1224x127 
Mar 30(Sat) -Bobby Wood Mem Ride for Crestview DAV.  FWB, FL.  Cardiac, 937.750.8557 
Apr 4(Thu) - Bike Night. Emerald Coast HD, FWB, FL.  6-9.  Sarah, 850.862.4706  or www.emeraldcoasthd.com
Apr 6(Sat) - Spring Open House.  Adventure Motorsports, Pensacola, FL.  10-4.  Tod, 850.466.5324 
Apr 6(Sat) - 6th Ann Ride for PTSD Awareness. HD Dealer, Pensacola, FL.  Reg,9; KSU,10:30.  $15/$10. Ends @ VFW4833, Milton. Raffles, prizes, lunch plate $5.  Fireball, 850.565.7962 
Apr 6(Sat) - 6th Ann Michael Anaya Poker Run.  AmLeg75, Crestview, FL.  Bob, 850.758.0483 
Apr 6(Sat) - 8th Ann Fugarwe Pig Roast.  H&D Cycles, Lillian, AL.  Open, noon; food & live entertainment, 1.  Door prizes, 50-50.  Zippy, 251.213.1284 
Apr 6(Sat) - 6th Ann Twisted MC Bike Blessing.  Pensacola Motorsports, Pensacola, FL. Reg,10; KSU,11. $10/$5. Ride pins, 1st 100. Picnic follows.   Jay, 850.221.5114 
Apr 6(Sat) - 14th Ann April Nicole's Autism Ride.  Ollie's Grill, Milton, FL.  Reg,9; KSU,11. 50 mile escorted ride.  $15/$5.  Steve, 850.324.0295 or Malcom, 850.393.4840 
Apr 7(Sun) - 23d Ann Motorcycle Show/Fundraiser.  Dauphin Island, AL.  10:30-3.  Reg, $10/first, $5/ea addit. All makes welcome. 
Apr 18(Thu) - Ladies Garage Party.  Emerald Coast HD, FWB, FL.  7-9.  Sarah, 850.862.4706  or www.emeraldcoasthd.com
Apr 20(Sat) - Wild Thangz 5th Ann Run for Autism.  Ticket Sports Bar, Pensacola, FL.  Reg,10; KSU,11. $10/$5.  Bullet, 850.261.7106 
Apr 20(Sat) - Angelman Ride.  AmLeg240, Pensacola, FL.  Bruce, 850.261.7106 
Apr 20(Sat) -Friar Tuck Run.  TBD, Panama City, FL. 
Apr 20(Sat) - Vets Helping Vets Corp Poker Run.  TBD, Niceville, FL.  Bagger Jim, 850.240.1583 
Apr 25(Thu) - Bike NightHD Dealer, Pensacola, FL.  6-9.  Jaynie, 850.494.1224x127 
Apr 26-28(Fri-Sun) - 22d Ann Leesburg Bike Fest.  Leesburg, FL.  http://leesburgbikefest.com  
Apr 27(Sat) - Veterans MC 3d Anniversary Party.  Clubhouse, 1300 Dog Track Rd, Pensacola, FL.  Carl, 850.218.8892 
Apr 27(Sat) - Sandollar MC Bunny Run.  Emerald Coast HD, FWB, FL. Reg,9; LBO,11; LBI,2.  $11.   Joejoe@sandollarmotorcycleclub.com 
Apr 27(Sat) Marine Corps League Annual Bike and Vehicle Show.  5 Flags Speedway. 
May 20(Mon) - 31st Ann Ride to The Wall.  TBD.  David, 850.982.1093 
May 23(Thu) - Bike NightHD Dealer, Pensacola, FL.  6-9.  Jaynie, 850.494.1224x127 
May 24-27(Fri-Mon) - Memorial Day Blowout!  Dragway, Gulfport, MS.  Adults only! 
May 25-26(Sat-Sun) - 24th Ann Southern Ride to The Wall.  AmLeg340, Pensacola, FL.  Sun ride; Reg,9. $10. Breakfast,8-11.  Terry, 785.249.841 or Kahuna, 850.776.0660 
May 25(Sat) - AMVETS4AUTISM Poker Run.  AmVet78, Valparaiso, FL.  Reg,9; KSU,10:30; LBI,3.  $25/$15(incl meal at last stop.  Coffee & donuts avail @ reg.  Best/worst, raffle, 50-50. Dana, 850.399..346, William, 850.420.4760 or http://www.asecfl.com/autism-ride 
May 26(Sun) - Rolling Thunder XXXII.  Washington, D.C. 
May 27(Mon) - Memorial Day Ride.  Palm Plaza, Niceville, FL.  Jim, 850.240.1583 
Jun 1(Sat) - ABATE's Mutt/Poker Run.  TBD. JL, 850.896.9694 
Jun 6(Thu) -Bike NightHD Dealer, Pensacola, FL.  6-9.  Jaynie, 850.494.1224x127 
Jun 8(Sat) - Wicked Rydaz Ride for Battens Disease.  TBD.  Sho-Nuff, 850.288.9659 
Jun 15(Sat) - Chariots of Pensacola MC June Jam.  Eagles Talon, Pensacola, FL.  Stew, 850.380.2095 
Jun 15(Sat) - Fathers Day Giveaway.  Emerald Coast HD, FWB, FL.  Sarah, 850.862.4706  or www.emeraldcoasthd.com
Jun 20(Thu) - Bike NightHD Dealer, Pensacola, FL.  6-9.  Jaynie, 850.494.1224x127 
Jun 27(Thu) - Bike Night.  Emerald Coast HD, FWB, FL.  6-9.  Sarah, 850.862.4706  or www.emeraldcoasthd.com
Jun 29(Sat) -7th Ann Cops on Top Memorial Ride.  McKenzie Motors, Milton, FL.  Reg,8; KSU,10.  $20/$10(incl lunch).  Ride pins 1st 100. Escorted.  Bill, 850.544.1884 or Scott, 850.426.1420 
Jul 4(Thu) - ABATE's Firecracker Bike Show.  Riverwalk, Milton, FL.  JL, 850.896.9694 
Jul 13(Sat) - Christmas In July.  AmLeg75, Crestview, FL.  Oz, 850.305.0819 
For events for the rest of the year, click HERE!
Jul 18-21(Thu-Sun) - Backwoods Thunder Rally.  Jack, AL.  
Jul 18(Thu) - Bike Night.  HD Dealer, Pensacola, FL.  6-9.  Jaynie, 850.494.1224x127 
Jul 18(Thu) - WEAR Cram the Van.  TBD. 
Jul 19-20(Fri-Sat) -Twisted MC 6th Anniversary Party.  TBD.  Jay, 850.221.5114 
Jul 20(Sat) - 3d Ann Christmas in July Poker Run for Communities Caring at Christmas.  AmVet292, Pensacola, FL.  Hagrid, 850.208.4180 
Jul 20(Sat) - 2d Ann Broomstick Pool Tourney for DAV.  Doc Holliday's, Foley, AL.  Zippy, 251.213.1284 
Jul 27(Sat) - 6th Ann Friends of Bear Christmas in July Poker Run.  VFW4407, Gulf Breeze, FL.  Darren, 850.736.5777 
Jul 28(Sun) - Westside Diabetes Ride/Fundraiser.  Arlene Williams BBQ, Pensacola, FL.  Big Red, 850.712.8373 
Aug 1(Thu) - Bike NightHD Dealer, Pensacola, FL.  6-9.  Jaynie, 850.494.1224x127 
Aug 2-11(Fri-Sun) -79th Ann Sturgis Rally.  Sturgis, SD.  http://sturgis.com 
Aug 3(Sat) - TaTa Run.  AOA Clubhouse, Pensacola, FL.  Tiny1%, 850.698.7574 
Aug 10(Sat) - ABATE's Cram the Van.  HD Dealer, Pensacola, FL.  JL, 850.896.9694 
Aug 10(Sat) - 8th Ann SFBMC Poker Run for Autism.  Emerald Coast HD, FWB, FL.  Sam, 850.217.9371 
Aug 10(Sat) - Iron Order Poker Run.  TBD. 
Aug 15(Thu) - Bike NightHD Dealer, Pensacola, FL.  6-9.  Jaynie, 850.494.1224x127 
Apr 11-14(Thu-Sun) - Spring Kick Ass Event.  HD Dealer, Pensacola, FL.  Jaynie, 850.494.1224x127 
Apr 11(Thu) - Bike NightHD Dealer, Pensacola, FL.  6-9.  Jaynie, 850.494.1224x127 
Apr 12-14(Fri-Sun) - Riders RompAmLeg340, Pensacola, FL.  $25, includes dinner Fri & Sat, breakfast Sat & Sun, karaoke/dance Sat night.  Biker games Sat.  Primitive camping, 1st come, 1st served. Pre-reg by 4/7; $30 after.  Martha, 850.393.7527 
Apr 13-15(Sat-Mon) - 22d Ann ABATE Freedom Rights Rally & Ride to the CapitalSuper 8, Monticello, FL.  JL, 850.894.9694 
Apr 13(Sat) -Project Search Ride for UWF.  Eagles Talon, Pensacola, FL.  J Rock, 850.261.3187 
Apr 13(Sat) - Poker Run for Florida State Veterans Homes.  AmVet12, Pensacola, FL.  Dan, 850.453.2155 
Apr 13(Sat) - Corn Hole Tournament.  Emerald Coast HD, FWB, FL.  12-5.  Sarah, 850.862.4706  or www.emeraldcoasthd.com
Apr 13(Sat) - Poker Run for Suicide Prevention.  Emerald Coast HD, FWB, FL.  10:30-2.  Go Fast, 843.441.4180