What is a rally?
A Rally is a national camp, held once every term where SSAGO groups around the UK meet up to join in activities, have adventures and make new friends from across the country.
How to book onto Oktoberfest Rally?
To attend Oktoberfest Rally, you will need to complete the booking process at rally.ssago.org. Here, you will be able to book on to activities for Saturday morning and afternoon. You will also book your accommodation, and enter your food choices and any dietary requirements. To assist in our logistics, we will ask you information about how and when you are arriving and leaving camp. You will also need to read and accept the SSAGO policies and enter your emergency contact and medical details to complete your booking. Some activities will book out quickly so if there is something you really want to do then it is advised you book on as soon as possible.
Packing for Oktoberfest Rally
A kit list can be found here
Before packing for rally, please check the weather forecast and consider if you may need to bring additional warm clothing or extra layers. It can get cold in late November and the site ground may be uneven and muddy, as such recommend packing your kit in a backpack or duffle bag, rather than a suitcase. Whilst on camp, it's important to keep your kit dry via. a plastic bag or dry bag.
Travelling to Oktoberfest Rally
Most clubs arrange transport together, such as travelling by minibus, car share or taking public transport as a group. Check with your local club, or others in your area to see if they want to travel together! Oktoberfest Rally will also be running shuttle busses to and from Barnt Green train station on Friday evening and Sunday afternoon.
If you still need some information as to what to expect on a rally, feel free to contact the rally organisers, the SSAGO executive or someone who has been to a rally before.
More information on all rallies can be found on Factsheet 23 under Resources on the SSAGO website.
If you experience any issues in the booking process, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.