tractorcadeThe dates have been announced for the RAGBRAI of tractors, the Great Eastern Iowa Tractorcade 2014, which will be held June 8-11. It is anticipated that over 500 tractors, along with more than 400 support people, will take part in the Great Eastern Iowa Tractorcade ride. This event is an excellent opportunity for tractor collectors and enthusiasts to celebrate their hobby and farm heritage together.
Applications for the Great Eastern Iowa Tractrocade are available online at www.wmttractorcade.com. There is a non-refundable fee of $140 for primary drivers, which includes a t-shirt. The fee for secondary drivers is $65. The ride also allows for the inclusion of a buddy seat, which may seat up to two additional riders. All buddy seats must be approved prior to the ride. Please see the Tractorcade buddy seat application form for additional details.
On June 9th, Day One, tractors will depart the National Cattle Congress grounds in Waterloo and head north to Denver. The route travels east from Denver before heading north and west to Waverly for lunch. The afternoon route travels through Shell Rock and Finchford before a pit stop is made in Janesville.
Day Two of the Tractorcade (June 10th) sees the route travel north and west of Cedar Falls before heading into Dike for lunch. From Dike, the tractorcade heads south to Reinbeck before stopping in Hudson for an afternoon pit stop.
On June 11th, Day Three of the tractorcade, the route travels to Black Hawk Park for a morning pit stop before traveling to George Wyth State Park.
The Great Eastern Iowa Tractorcade is sponsored by WMT Radio and routes are subject to change. For additional information about participating in the tractorcade, logon to www.wmttractorcade.com.