Fall Event – Appalachian Outdoor Adventure


Fall 2016 Dates To Be Announced

Hocking College hosted it’s First Annual Appalachian Outdoor  Adventure presented by Rocky Brands  on October 9 and 10, 2015. Held on the beautiful Hocking College Campus at the time when the fall leaves are turning into full autumn colors, this family fun event will feature outdoor adventures including Camping, Archery, pistol and rifle shooting, , live music and entertainment, equestrian events, outdoor culinary cook-­‐off, biking events, the Appalachian Triathlon and Hocking Mud Run presented by OhioHealth, celebrity appearances and the Timberworks Lumberjack Show.

Shane Rickly, Rocky Sponsored Professional Roughstock Series Bull Rider will be signing autographs and giving bull riding and calf roping demonstrations. Rickly was the World Champion Bull Rider for International Professional Rodeo Association in 2011, received a top 5 finish in the 2012 PRS World Finals and was 2014 PRS BULL RIDING WORLD FINALS AVERAGE CHAMPION. He is a native of Amanda, Ohio and has worked with cattle and livestock since he was a child and was roping and riding by age four. Injuries including a lost thumb, dislocated shoulder and broken nose that can’t keep Rickly away from the sport he loves. Be sure to attend his educational and fun demonstrations to listen and learn from the best!

Rocky/Don Schumacher Racing Mopar funny car driven by 2011 and 2014 NHRA Funny Car Champion, Matt Hagan, will be on display so that you can get an up close and personal view of this magnificent 10,000 Horsepower beast!

Steve Francis is the primary driver of the Georgia Boot Late Model Dirt car with the Clint Bowyer racing team, Steve has continued his legacy as the winningest driver of the tour (2004 -­‐ present). Stop by to see the Georgia Boot/Clint Bowyer Racing car on display!

The Inaugural Appalachian Triathilon presented by OhioHealth features events for the whole family. The Appalachian Triathlon (swim/bike/run) and Duathlon (run/bike/run) and Appalachian Half Marathon Run (13.1 miles) is designed for the seasoned and novice competitor while the Appalachian Bike Adventure is a family fun scavenger hunt with prizes and giveaways along the course.

Outdoor Cooking Demonstrations will feature six prominent, regional chef’s as they perform their culinary magic live onstage demonstrating and explaining  their cooking prowess.

This years Live Music Line up on the Main Stage includes Carter Winter, Rumpke Mountain Boys, Angela Perley and the Howlin’ Moons, Serpentilla, Megan Hillyer, Jeremy Gibson and More!

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