Third annual Deep South Jeep Jam to be held in Whigham this Saturday
The third annual Deep South Jeep Jam will be held this Saturday, March 14, from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. in Whigham, Ga. Each year, this event brings together "fellow Jeepers" to "ride around the country dirt roads and enjoy some country living." There will be mud bogging and obstacles of different difficulties to put drivers and their Jeeps to the test, according to the events's website.
You can register online by filling out the form at the website above. The fee to register is currently $40 and includes one event t-shirt, event badge, complete access to trails and obstacles, and lunch for all occupants in your Jeep. Registration forms can also be dropped off at one of the event's sponsors: Stallings Motors of Cairo, Thomasville Jeep, Mitchell County CDJ.
This year's crew is developing new, fun obstacles and trails for Jeep drivers as they ride the trails through the beautiful setting of pine trees and clay trails; there will also be some obstacles that are complex and simple. Put your own jeep to the test with theses obstacles like mud bogging.
There will be a break during this event around noon, as a barbecue lunch will be provided by Gary Jones. According to the event's Facebook page, lunch will include barbecue pork, baked beans, cole slaw, and asweet tea, as well as Connie Rykard's cooking crew's "famous cakes," including chocolate, caramel, coconut, pound cake, and "too many layers to count cake."
There will also be musical entertainment at this event from a new band called “The Second Hand Band” that will be playing up-beat, rock music with reggae influences.
Campsites will be available for "primitive camping" (no trailer hook-ups), and there will also be porta potties available. If you're planning on camping out, contact the event managers to make sure they will have space available at the location,1813 Spring Hill Road, Whigham, Ga. 39897.