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Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Rendezvous Meal

Be sure to visit the Timber's Edge Family Restaurant and enjoy a wonderful Beef or Chicken Entree for only $7.00 + tax.  All racers receive a FREE meal.  Timber's Edge is the Ol' Man's Rendezvous headquarters.  If you need directions, give them at call at 208-558-2008.


Beginning Wednesday (February 23) Island Park Lodge will begin selling raffle tickets on this awesome ColdWave Snowmobile suit!!  Stop by and purchase some tickets and view the suit, there‼  You do not need to be present to win and the lucky winner will be announced at the end of the Ol' Man's Rendezvous at the Timber's Edge - Saturday, February 26.
The suit includes:
Sno Ice ColdWave Jacket
(Donated By: Marshall's Distributing - Dustin Eldridge)

SX ColdWave Racing Bib/Pant
(Donated By: Mountain Mayhem)

GMAX - GM46X-1 Helmet
(Donated By: Race Committee)

FOX Racing Glove
(Donated By: Mountain Mayhem)

Monday, February 21, 2011

BAM Film Productions to film Ol' Man's Rendezvous

Thanks to Elizabeth Laden of The Island Park News for this news release.

ISLAND PARK — BAM Film Productions will be in town this weekend filming the 11th annual Ol’ Men’s Rendezvous, an all-men’s cross-country snowmobile competition. The Rendezvous is set for Saturday, Feb. 26 on snowmobile trails in the Caribou-Targhee National Forest. And, a Vintage 120+ Flat Track event will take place during the Rendezvous.
The event is in memory of the late Rob Kennedy, and the headquarters is in the Timber’s Edge restaurant west of Hwy. 20 at Village Crossroads, the intersection just south of Henry’s Lake Flat.
Blake Allen, BAM's Executive Producer, will run the Rendezvous with locals Dennis Kennedy and Kenny Strandberg — both veteran Rendezvous participants. Allen's race experience and other footage obtained this weekend will most certainly become part of a BAM PowerSport Adventures production. These are aired on Altitude Sports and Entertainment Network and Pursuit Channel. BAM also produces action DVD's to sell to the public.
In the Rendezvous, three-man teams compete in one of three classes: Open Class – any age, 60-mile course; 150 Class – ages add up to 150 – 189, 40-mile distance; 190 Class – ages add up to 190 +, 40- mile distance.
Pre-register for the Rendezvous at the pre-race party, 6 – 8 pm Friday, Feb. 25 at Timber’s Edge. Race day registration is at Timber’s Edge from 8 – 9:30 am, and the drivers meeting is at 10 am. Race time is 11 am sharp. The post race party is at 2 p.m. at Timber’s Edge and includes a charity raffle for Special Olympics - Idaho and CW Hog, awards, and a meal.
The Rendezbous entry fee is $150 per team, and 70 percent of the fees are returned to winners. Riders are eligible to enter an open class, single rider event to win even more money, including $500 donated to the purse by Hungry Bear Towing.
The 120+ Vintage Flat Track event is open to little kids and adults and has three classes.
The Rendezvous is sponsored by Hungry Bear Market & Towing, Mountain Mayhem, Timber’s Edge, Island Park News, Bank of Idaho, Island Park Lodge, Island Park Village Resort, Robin’s Roost, Sawtelle MT. Resort, Outback Realty, Henry's Fork Landing, and Henry’s Lake Station.
Call Bill Smith for more info at 208.558.7015, or Kevin, 208.558.7390.
Hungry Bear Market Towing and HB Excavation sponsor the 120+Vintage Flat Track. For more info call Hungry Bear, 208.558.0100.
BAM Film Productions Executive Producer, Blake Allen, has spent his life hunting and fishing all over the Rocky Mountains and Alaska. He was a pioneer in the motorsports industry. As a certified mechanic, Blake has spent 30 years riding and developing aftermarket products for snowmobiles, ATV's and now UTV's . Blake was instrumental in founding and sponsoring western racing circuits and he hillclimb raced in RMSHA, making it to the World Championship at Jackson. He has many years of education in photography and film production. His first feature film was released in 1996. Blake's expertise behind the camera and in the editing booth has given us a front row seat for many motorsports adventure shows and TV specials.
Upcoming PowerSports Adventures productions include episode #3, fly fishing the famous Henry's Fork in Island Park, and an  ATV ride to Two Top Mountain, with incredible views looking over Yellowstone National Park.

Friday, February 18, 2011

Our Great Sponsors‼ THANK YOU‼

~ Timber's Edge ~ Island Park Lodge ~ Hungry Bear Market & Towing ~ Robins Roost Grocery and Chevron ~ Island Park News ~ Sawtelle Mountain Resort ~ Mountain Mayhem ~ Henry's Lake Station ~ Henry's Fork Landing ~ Bank of Idaho ~ Island Park Village Resort ~ Outback Realty ~
~ Mike TenEyck (Amsoil) ~

Be sure to stop by these area businesses and say "Thank-You"‼  Each of these entities donated funds to help make
these events a reality.

Also - a special thank you to each and every one of our volunteers‼
Dennis Kennedy (Kennedy Construction) ~ your crew is amazing‼ All volunteers are appreciated and without you, these events would not be possible.
These events take endless time, effort, collaboration and funding.


Hungry Bear Market and Towing has added $500 to the OPEN CLASS purse - 3 Man Division‼
Hungry Bear Market - 208-558-0100

Need a place to stay while enjoying the Ol' Man's Rendezvous on Saturday - February 26 or 27?  Call Sawtelle Mountain Resort (right down the street from where the event takes place) and mention "OL MAN'S RENDEZVOUS" or "MARDI GRAS" and receive 10% off you room‼
Call and make your reservation today‼ (208) 558-9633.
Offer expires Monday, Feb. 28, 2011

Island Park Lodge will be having a band to help entertain visitors on Saturday and Sunday evening.  Come on over and dance the night away to the great music of "THE HILLBILLIES".  Also - don't go home too soon.  Island Park Lodge's famous "Mardi Gras" celebration will be on Sunday the 27.
This is a weekend you DON'T want to miss‼  Call 208-558-7281 for details

If you are interested in visiting this "fun" weekend and you want a cabin to enjoy - visit The Pines at the Historic Phillips Lodge.  You will find cozy cabins with jacuzzi's for a discounted prices if you mention "OL MAN"S RENDEZVOUS" or "MARDI GRAS".  Call them at 208-558-0192.
Offer expires Monday, Feb. 28, 2011

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Get on your gear and rev those engines...BOYZ‼  Whether your 18 or 80 ~ this is the event for you‼  Island Park, Idaho is the place to be on Saturday, February 26, 2011.

The 11th Annual Ol' Man's Rendezvous ~ in memory of Rob Kennedy ~ is a fun and exciting cross country event.  The course runs on a well flagged trail with checkpoints.  Race starts and finishes west of the Timber's Edge Restaurant.

Each team consists of 3 men with three different classes.
  • The OPEN Class (anyone - any age) - 3 laps, approximately 60 miles.
  • The 150 Class (added ages from 150-189) - 2 laps, approximately 40 miles.
  • The 190 Class (added ages of 190+) - 2 laps, approximately 40 miles.
- Registration is $150.00 per team‼ ($50.00 per person) -
- A 70% payback‼ -
 - FREE meal for each participant‼ -


For more information, please call Bill Smith (Race Director) at (208) 558-7015 or
Kevin Phillips (Mountain Mayhem) at (208) 558-7390.

Hungry Bear Market and Towing and HB Excavation will be sponsoring a 120+ Vintage Flat Track Event‼

Races will be near the starting line of the Ol' Man's Rendezvous.  For more information, please contact Paul Woodie at
(208) 558-0100

Pre-Registration at Timber's Edge Restaurant on Friday, February 25 from 6-8 pm. Be sure to attend the pre-race party, there‼
Day of Registration at Timber's Edge Restaurant on Saturday, February 26 from 8-9:30 am. The team review will begin at 10:00 am, drivers meeting at 10:30 am - team lineup
at 11:00 am.
Raffle, Awards Ceremony at 2pm at Timber's Edge‼ Raffle proceeds to benefit the Idaho Special Olympics Chapter and ISU's CW HOG. Giving back to the community for a future Special "Winter" Olympics event, here in the Island Park Caldera‼