2023 DOC Detroit Rally
For 2023, the Rally aims to simplify the point system and make the contest more accessible to all of our membership.
To participate, here’s what you do:
- Ride your Ducati motorcycle
- Take a picture with both your bike and the site/event in frame.
- Add one point per event per site per date – Multiple photos of the same site on the same date are wellcome
Event Timing – The rally runs from April 1, 2023 and November 15, 2023.
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2022 Point System
|2022 Rally Matrix||Distance from where your bike lives*|
|Site/Event||< 100 mi||100 – 250||>250 miles|
|Qualifying site **||1||3||5|
|DOC-D event ***||2||4||6|
* Trip odometer or GPS, one way.
** Qualifying site categories:
- Motorcycle related – Any Ducati dealership, motorcycle museum, racetrack or other motorcycle happening (race, national rally, show, etc)
- Outdoorsy – Great Lake, waterfall, beach, camp site, DNR state park.
- Brews – locally owned coffee/tea house – no Starbucks!
*** DOC-D event (bike night, monthly breakfast, group ride, etc.)
For 2022, there is no towel or other signage requirement.
MI State Parks: https://www.michigan.gov/dnr/places/state-parks
DOC-D Event Calendar: https://docdetroit.wpengine.com/calendar/
Great Lakes: https://greatlakes.guide/destinations
Ducati Dealerships: https://www.ducati.com/us/en/dealers
Locally owned coffee shops: https://www.micoffee.org/coffeeshops.html
The competition is open to all ACTIVE DOCD members. Your motorcycle must be in the picture and visible enough to ensure you rode to the location. “Your motorcycle” means your personally owned motorcycle. No fair flying to a faraway location and renting a bike for the picture.
In cases where a ‘location’ is a particular street, bridge, river crossing; some official marking must be visible and readable in the picture. A picture of a motorcycle next to a river does not count, it must also include a sign CLEARLY MARKING THAT LOCATION. In cases where the description is “next to” the item, it must be visible in the picture along with your motorcycle. If you ride with another DOCD OR non Detroit Desmo Ducati rider(s), all bikes need to be in the picture. Please note that some of the location markers may be behind fences or on private property.
Trespassing is strictly against the rules.