Rubicon-Trail-Foundation-8-19-13PLACERVILLE, CA: Rock-N-Roll 4×4 Cantina for the Con BBQ Raffle Ticket Presale at Extreme Gear Off-Road in Rancho Cordova on August 20th has become more than a drop-by event, it has become an event that 4×4 enthusiasts plan on attending and make a full Tuesday evening of hanging out with friends and exchanging trail stories.  The exceptional food provided by Sierra Smokehouse BBQ is the center of attention, but the Raffle Ticket sales for the Labor Day Cantina for the Con event is the main focus.  Thousands of dollars in products get raffled on Sunday September 1st at the Cantina for the Con event, you do not need to be present to win, and can even purchase tickets over the phone from anywhere in the country at 888-6-RUBICON.

Tuesday August 20th is an open house style event with scrumptious BBQ available from 5:30pm to 8:30pm at Extreme Gear Off-Road.  96.9 the Eagle, Sacramento’s Classic Rock station and 98 Rock, California’s Rock Station will be in attendance and hosting giveaways throughout the night.  Along with checking out Extreme Gear Off-Road, there will be an assortment of vendors that will be featuring their products. The BBQ Pork is amazing and makes a great end to your workday.

The Raffle Ticket stubs go into the huge raffle at the 9th Annual Cantina for the Con Labor Day Weekend, Saturday August 31st and Sunday September 1st at the Loon Lake Spillway. Historically the raffle has had over $15,000 in prizes to give away to raffle ticket holders, and this year it looks to be even bigger!  Participate in this event by donating raffle prizes or purchasing raffle tickets to win, or both.  Tickets are $1 for 1; $10 for 15; $20 for 32; $60 for 100 or $100 for 200.  You do not have to be present to win, but will be responsible for shipping.  There is also the opportunity to purchase $10 tickets to win a Toyota Truck donated by Dave’z and Trail-Gear. Any and all support helps immensely.

On Labor Day Weekend, enjoy the most talked about Tacos on the Rubicon Trail and the Manufacturers Midway where companies come from all over to enjoy a weekend in the mountains.  Get a Cantina Coupon Book worth Thousands of dollars in savings. Bring your RC car to use on a competition course, bring your muscles and compete in the log cutting competition, bring your offroad vehicles to explore the trail.  Enjoy the first ever Movie Night on Saturday night and top off your day with Ice Cream.  The raffle is on Sunday, and you do not need to be present to win.  Make it a day trip in your car, a campout in your RV or a destination on the trail in your 4×4.

The 501(c)3 Donation helps the Rubicon Trail Foundation meet it’s goals.  The mission: “To enhance the future health and use of the Rubicon Trail, while ensuring responsible motorized year-round trail access.  We advocate for your continued motorized access to the trail and surrounding public lands.”  The monetary support goes towards continued monitoring of important legal issues and political involvement at the Local and Federal level.  On trail, the money is used to educate trail users via mid-trail staff, supporting organized work parties and accessing private property for public enjoyment.

The list of featured vendors and donors is growing daily, but currently include: Raceline Wheels, Falken Tires, RuffStuff Specialties, 4Wheel Parts, Genright Offroad, Metalcloak, Marlin Crawlers, Jaws Gear & Axle, Pitbull Tires, Dave’z Off Road Performance, Trail-Gear, Cal4Wheel, CORVA and local Sacramento radio sponsors 96.9 the Eagle and 98 Rock. Along with items from all the above mentioned sponsors, there will also be raffle prizes from Off-Road Jerky, Jeepers Jamboree, Snevey’s Offroad, Inchworm Rock Walkin’ Gear, Varozza 4×4 Outfitters, J&W Jeep, Advance Adapters, Auburn Powersports, Factory UTV, Keith’s Alignment, WFO, Viair, Sierra Smokehouse BBQ, Crown Automotive Sales, Hellfire Fabworks, IH Only North, Reid Racing, All-Pro Offroad, John & Barb Arenz, Race Team Store, Sidetracked Offroad, Talking Threads, Ben’s Paint Supply, Busted Knuckle Films and more always finds it way to the stage by 3pm on Sunday when the raffle starts.

Watch for the list of raffle items to grow on To purchase raffle tickets, please call 888-6-RUBICON.  See you at Extreme Gear Off-Road for the Pre-Sale BBQ and get together Tuesday August 20th!