The Great Chicken Rally

The 28th Annual Great Chicken Rally in Dunlap, TN

Presented by The BMW Motorcycle Owners of Alabama
May 26th - 28th 2017
Coke Ovens Historical Park - Mountain View Circle - Dunlap, TN
GPS N 35 22.653 W 85 24.012

Come join us at the Chicken Rally in the beautiful Sequatchie Valley in Dunlap Tennessee. Situated just west of and close to Chattanooga, TN we’ll have some great suggested rides for you to explore the area. The rally grounds are the historical Coke Ovens Park and Museum that commemorates the boom era of coal mining in the region. Click Here to register for the rally.

Chicken Lovers

Your rally fee includes 2 nights camping, Friday night supper (BBQ), Saturday pancake breakfast, Saturday night CLUB SMOKED chicken and sides, and continental breakfast Sun. morning, Free coffee, tea, water and lemonade provided throughout the rally. Rally packets to the first 250 registered with rally pin and commemorative rubber chicken.

Ride the roads in the most beautiful part of this country, hills of Tennesse, Alabama, Georgia and N. Carolina all within range for the day. Numerous door prizes, rally awards, and live entertainment on Sat. night will also be included.

Got a cool vintage bike? BMW and other brands are welcome to enter the vintage bike contest!

Being Memorial weekend, we will also display a "Wall of Honor" to pay tribute to our current military, veterans and fallen warriors. If you have someone you would like to honor please bring a photo for the display.

Simon and Lisa Thomas, the famous around-the-world adventure riders of "2 Ride The World", will take a break from their 13-year odyssey to entertain and inform on subjects like adventure photography, safety and security in the US and abroad, how to build your ultimate adventure bike, (which mods and farkles make the biggest differences), and much more.

For Vendor and vintage bike show registrations and all other questions, please contact Rodger Williamson, Rally Chair by email [javascript protected email address].


Entertainment Friday and Saturday Night

Friday  -  Huntsville's Josh Allison
Saturday  -  BOTH Amber Fults AND the Liz Brasher Band will perform! (Amber Fults will "open" for Liz and her band.) We may also see drums by BMWMOAL member Rodger Williamson and guitar by BMWMOAL member Brian Hinton.

This bike belongs to Tom Bridgers, a very well known restorer and a stickler for detail.

Vintage/Classic BMW Bike Show

Vintage/Classic Bike show will be held on Saturday. Judging will be held around 4:00 pm (we know you're out riding) and will be announced at the Saturday night awards ceremony.

Registration information

You may pre-register or register at the gate on the days of the rally.

Pre-Registration is if you register online or post-mark your mail-in registration on or prior to May 12th at 11:59 PM. The price for the rally for pre-registration is $45. Those who pre-register will go into a special prize drawing.

Regular Registration is if you register online or post-mark your mail-in registration after May 12th at 11:59 PM. The price for the rally for regular registration is $50. At the door pricing is also $50.

On-line registration ends May 19th at 11:59 PM and mail-in registrations need to be received by the same date.

Current Registration Fees:
$50 - per person age 13 and up.
$20 - per person 6 to 12 years (child packet)
$20 - Day pass (no packet - purchase at the gate only).

Children under 6 years of age are admitted free (with a paid adult).

Refund Policy - All payments are final. We do not provide refunds for event registrations. Please carefully review the charge(s) on the registration form and be sure you know what you are paying for. - The refund policy is set by BMW Motorcycle Owners of Alabama.

Registration ended on May 19th, 2017 11:59 PM

Camping information

  • The rally fee includes camping.
  • There are no showers available at the camp site. Showers are available at a nearby high school.
  • Rally Grounds Will Not Be Available Until Friday So Please No Early Arrivals!
  • Please.. NO PETS
  • Limited RV Spots – NO HOOKUPS – Please Contact Rally Chair For Reservations

Contact information

For Information contact Rodger Williamson - [javascript protected email address]

Click here for a map of the Rally location

Click here to view our Rally Supporters

Click here to view Accomodations

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