The Grand Parade runs from Barmera to Renmark, on the Saturday morning.
It finishes 1200 metres from the AGM Meeting venue, the Chaffey Theatre.
There are cafes & pubs in the CBD area.
The Parade will assemble at Lake Bonney Barmera Foreshore, Dean Drive, Barmera from 7.00 am to 9.00 am. The area will be closed to all other traffic. The arrival area is all bitumen.
A map of the entry route through Barmera will be on the notice board at the event site. SAPOL will control the right turn off the Sturt Highway into Germein Rd.
Form Up Instructions
Members must form up on the Marshals’ directions in rows down Dean Drive, Barmera. Please closely follow the Marshals’ instructions so that we can fit the anticipated number of bikes into the designated area. Departure order will be the same as arrival order therefore, if you wish to ride near the front of the parade, you must form up early.
Please note: there will be an emergency vehicle access lane alongside the assembled bikes at both Barmera and Renmark. This must be kept clear at all times.
Helmets must be worn in the Parade. ‘High fives’ and throwing lollies etc. to kids is not allowed. It is IMPORTANT that we KEEP TO THE LEFT to allow for police or emergency vehicles to use the right side should that be necessary.
Breakfast will be available at the form up area at Lake Bonney and at the Main Event Venue as normal.
Refreshments and brekkie will be available at the Lakes Café and Barmera Monash Football Club both of which are at the assembly area You will need to book ahead for a breakfast. The Lakes Barmera 85882000. Barmera Monash F.C. 85882025
Parade Distance and Route
The Grand Parade will start from Lake Bonney Barmera Foreshore, Dean Drive Barmera, proceed along Sturt Highway onto Old Sturt Highway through Glossop to Berri, continuing along Sturt Highway the finish at Murray Avenue, Renmark (opposite the Renmark Hotel).
Order of Parade
Members of the official party will enter the assembly area from Foote Ave and U-turn into position under the direction of NAGMEC .
National President, Past Presidents, the National Committee and Life Members. The Host Branches, the host branch members and the Ulysses Club Scrutineers will lead the Parade. Marshals will direct you to form two abreast as you leave the assembly area. This will be the riding format through to the finish point. Single file is the preferred in areas posted over 60 kph. At Renmark riders will be directed to parking bays by the Marshals.
PLEASE FOLLOW THE MARSHALS’ DIRECTIONS TO ENSURE THAT WE ALL PARK SMOOTHLY AND SAFELY.
Below is the route from the Event Site to the Parade assembly area.