Now in its 17th year, the Rocky Point Rally in Puerto Peñasco, Sonora (aka Rocky Point) welcomes nearly 10,000 bikers from across the U.S., Mexico, and Canada each November for 4 days of fiesta, rides, music, and more on the shore of the Sea of Cortez. Donation registration, along with pro- ceeds from Rally events (bike show, poker run) go to seven local charities including: Breast Cancer awareness group, home for the elderly, school for children with special needs, Chil- dren’s and Family Services organiza- tions in Puerto Peñasco and Sonoyta (DIF), the Fire Department, and the local Red Cross.
Where is Rocky Point?
We’re thrilled to show folks the map of just how close Puerto Peñasco (Rocky Point), Sonora, is the AZ bor- der and talk about the 1 hour ride just down from the crossing at Lukeville. For many, we believe, this was the first time they also heard about the Coastal Highway ride to Rocky Point when coming from the West that makes it a lot easier for folks from CA and spots near Yuma to easily ride down to Rocky Point. Plus, a lot of peo- ple plan to do a loop from the West by riding in one way (Interstate 8 to Gila Bend, down AZ 85 to the border, and then to Rocky Point returning by way of Coastal Highway up through Yuma). Despite what you may have heard lately, Mexico is safe and secu- rity is of our upmost concern
Distances / time to Rocky Point
– From either Phoenix or Tucson, AZ – approx 4 hours (just one hour from the AZ border) – From San Luis Rio Colorado, Sonora (just south of Yuma, AZ) – approx 3.5 hrs
From San Diego, Ca – approx 6 hours
Registration 2017 is $20 US.
Registration packet includes official wristband to identify Rally-goers (also for free boarding of Pirate Boat), Of- ficial Rally Pin, Official Rocky Point Rally patch, official R0cky Point Ral- ly items from sponsors (koozies, ban- danas, etc.), Rocky Point Rally Calen- dar and map, plus the “Rocky Point Rally Passport” which highlights all our local sponsors around town!. You will also be able to sign up for the In-town Friday Poker Run $10 US – in- cludes individual pin!
NOTE: Rally t-shirts are sold separately from “Registration Packet” T- shirts will be available at registration area during Rally and at Playa Bonita Resort
Donation drop off: toys (yep, we’re starting our toy collection for the 4th Annual Kings Day Ride coming up Jan. 6, 2018; other donations welcome include dog food for one of the local privately run dog shelters and items for Casa Hogar home for the elderly (adult diapers, cleaning supplies)
What do documents do you need when traveling to Mexico?
There’s no minimum age for the event, keep in mind when traveling to/from the U.S. a passport or pass- port card is needed for reentering the US as per the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative of 2009.
What are your transportation/park- ing options for getting to and from the event?
If you are driving/riding in Mexico you must have Mexican insurance, with liability insurance. It’s worth noting the majority of policies from the U.S. do not cover you in Mexico – though some may extend 75 miles into the country (but CHECK to make sure you have liability insur- ance). You can get insurance online prior to the Rally, as well as over the phone or at various spots along the way. You need to have valid insurance for your entire stay, along with a valid driver’s license.
What can I bring into the event?
There is a helmet law in Mexico…. as many long-time Rocky Point Rally goers can tell you, there is quite a bit of leniency particularly around Rally dates. Ride safe. IMPORTANT! Do not bring firearms into Mexico.
How can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Attn: Oscar Palacio Soto firstname.lastname@example.org
On Facebook: @rocky.point.rally
On the Web: RockyPointRally.com