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Brand New Ky Offroad Club

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Ok ladies and gentleman. Here it is, Kentuckys newest offroad club is here. It has been in the making for a few months now and finally we got everything we needed together to do it. Here is a little background:

It all started as a few friends in the lexington, ky area wanted to go offroading every now and then but also wanted to form some kind of club while doing it. There were already a bunch of KY jeep clubs around but we wanted our own. We were a bunch of college guys who wanted to have an organized and fun club to ride in who doesnt care about what kind of rig you have as long as it has four wheel drive and you can drive smart.

Now since we are not a "Jeep Only" club here on JF we must ask that if you post of start a thread it must be only jeep related. About 90% of the guys wanting to join the club are Jeep owners and are members of JF themselves so thats why we wanted to start a club section on here since so many of our future members are JF'ers.

Now to the actual club.

The name of the club is called:
T.O.R.C. Offroad

It stands for Twisted Off Road Club. We are based out of Kentucky are not limited to wheelin in Kentucky only. Hopefully as the club grows we can start wheelin in some of the bordering states as well as out west. Even though we do have some of the best wheelin this side of the Mississippi :D:D

We are still in the process of creating a club logo and website, but since our logo is for our club we would like to have the main picture a few jeeps from the club so at our next ride at Hillz N Hollarz on Feb 7th/8th (See Sig) we are going to take pictures and see what kind of club logo we can come up with. We have alot of good ideas now and the logo should be done right after the wheeling trip and hopefully by our first club meeting.

The website is:
www.torcoffroad.com

Is it currently under construction, but will be up within a few months after we get members rigs and all the official forms online that need to be. If anyone has the ability to make websites/forums please PM me so we can try and get something going.

Currently we open for ideas for when and where meetings will be held. We have many potential members in the Lexington area as well as alot of potential members from the Northern Kentucky area. So I was trying to figure out where would be the middle? Its about an hour from NKY to Lexington so cut that in half and we need to figure out what is about half hour away I guess. This is the only way because I know that many members from the NKY area cant drive an hour each way once a month and the same goes for people from Lexington. Again nothing is set in stone so please post up your concerns and ideas. Im open to anything.

As of right now there are currently only two officers. Me and Spyder6 (Will). I am currently the President/Secretary and Will is the Vice President/Treasurer. We hope to elect new officers at the 2nd meeting that way we can get a good group to show up and show interest.

As for the time and dates of the meetings we still need YOU, those who are interested in joining posting up what days and times you are free. I figure we will meet at a restaurant of some sort, get some food and just hang out and then after we have all gotten some grub hold the meetings. This way we all can get to know each other and when new potential members show up they are welcomed in and not made to sit and listen to club things right away.

I will be posting up applications and information as I get it officially done and then the by laws and rules and other paper work such as that will be given out at meetings and posted on our website when it comes up.

I hope we have alot of people interested and please post in here. Im excited about getting this up and running and hopefully we can become one of Kentuckys finest and most mature and responsible off road organizations. Thanks and have a great day!

Brad
TORC Offroad President
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Hey guys. I'm trying to get into the whole jeep lifestyle and be part of the group. I'm from Etown and unfortunately, will have a hard time making it to meetings on a regular basis. I will do my best though. I'd love to hang out with some others that enjoy some good wheelin and know the trails and hotspots. The weekends work out good for me with some advanced warning to ask off.
sounds good :thumbsup:
 

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Ok I've kept my mouth shut long enough.... I want to be a part of this. I'll be the promotional director. I'm already working on some things to launch this little club! And I vote we meet around the Georgtown area.
 

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The meetings will be held in Georgetown for sure. Most likely either saturday or sunday. Sunday evening sound best for everyone. Currently I am in the process of getting a website made. I have been talking to a few people and they are getting what I want made and I will choose which I like. The website will have different pages for different things. There will be a pag for :Home, Membership Info, All Documents (can be downloaded), Member rides, Gallery (for wheelin trips and such), online forum and a contact area.

I have all the waivers, by laws, applications, rules, requirements typed up. The dues will be $25 for your first year and $20 every year after that. This will be for a fiscal year so jan 1-dec 31. This money will go towards website prices, two official club stickers of your choice, and money for some kind of outing, whether it be a few small cook outs or a killer christmas party/ride.

Hopefully this club wont be "little" for too long. At the HNH trip on the 7th me and Spyder6 will be taking numerous pictures and such and will be designing an official logo out of some of those. That way we can have our own jeeps in the logo. I also wanna have different logos. So like logos for YJs, TJs, JKs, XJs, etc etc. I have a friend who works at a sticker/vinyl shop so I can get em for a "decent" price
 

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I can come up with a flyer after the website is up and running and we can just stick em under windshield wipers of any offroad vehicle ya see lol We can include the logo, website, email and general description. I was already thinking about having some in my jeep anyway because lately I have been seeing a few BUILT rigs in my neck of the woods.
 

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Hey guys. I'm from Versailles but live in Lex while I'm going to school. Looks like a great idea and I would love to be a part of this.:thumbsup:
 

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Hey guys. I'm from Versailles but live in Lex while I'm going to school. Looks like a great idea and I would love to be a part of this.:thumbsup:
we're going out camping/wheeling on saturday at HnH if you want to meet us at the Versailles road Speedway between BGparkway and the castle at 8am
 

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Anyone can join TORC that has an offroad vehicle. its not a "jeep-only" club but do to this being a "jeep-only" forum we can only talk about jeeps here, but anyone with any offroad vehicle is more than welcome to email the club @

[email protected]

Also the website is in the making. I have a few people working on it right now and it should be pretty good. Im excited. I will post up the actual application for everyone to get filled out and emailed to the email or you can send it to me. I will post it up tonight after work or tomorrow morning. I love being at work and forgeting all my stuff at home lol

If anyone has any questions or anything post in here or PM me or Sypder or shooty the club an email. Also what day is best for everyone?? Let me ask that again...WHAT DAY IS BEST FOR EVERYONE??? If no one posts up in here I am going to have to decide and as of right now I am shooting for the 3rd sunday of every month at 7:00ish somewhere in G-Town. People please respond lol
 

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we're going out camping/wheeling on saturday at HnH if you want to meet us at the Versailles road Speedway between BGparkway and the castle at 8am
I would...but my 4wd is out right now. I need to get my gears and locker done in the front and a front DS lined up. After I get that done I'll be ready to go.
 

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Ok cool man! Especially since we got the club up and running we are going to try and have a wheeling trip once a month or so. Would love to have you join the club.
That sounds great. :thumbsup:

Are most of the guys around Lexington?
 

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yeah most of the guys are. then there are a bunch of of in the nky area. But probably 70% of the guys are from the lexington area. The meetings are going to be held in Gerogetown so it wont be that far from you

EDIT: sorry for any mis-spelled words or anything., Its my brothers 21st birthday :D
 

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Sunday evening sound the best for sure. I'm looking forward to the whole thing.
 

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yeah most of the guys are. then there are a bunch of of in the nky area. But probably 70% of the guys are from the lexington area. The meetings are going to be held in Gerogetown so it wont be that far from you

EDIT: sorry for any mis-spelled words or anything., Its my brothers 21st birthday :D
Haha noting wrong with a little celebration :cheers2:

Georgetown is good, I use to work over there.

Let me know if there is anything I can do to help out.
 
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