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Ithaca’s 9th annual Rotary Rally!

sponsored by The Maguire Family of Dealerships

When: Sunday, July 24, 2022; Registration begins at 1:00 p.m. Registration closes and all cars on the road by 2:00.
Where: Starting Line: Varna Community Center, 943 Dryden Rd., Ithaca (Rt 366 in Varna just past the Vet College)

Donation: $25 per adult; $10 children age 12–18; free 11 and younger
All proceeds from registration fees benefit the Ithaca Rotary James L. Gibbs Memorial Scholarship at Ithaca High School.
PLEASE BRING: a book and/or food item(s) to donate to the Varna food pantry AND an empty beer growler; there will be an opportunity to fill it on the rally!
Registration: Click here for the online registration form
Road Rally Teams Join us for the 9th annual ROTARY ROAD RALLY! The FUNdraising activity is open to everyone and is a real blast! Never done a road rally before? Now’s a great time to grab your friends and family and take a drive – all are invited to join in this fun activity, rain or shine!
Follow clues in your car along 30 +/- miles of country roads around the area, answering questions, taking pictures, and picking up scavenger hunt items along the way. Finish by 4:30 at a mystery location to be eligible for prizes. Hang out at the finish line for a bit – turn in your clue sheet, visit for a while, maybe enjoy the band, a tasting and/or an early dinner (on your own). Winners will be announced at the July 27th Rotary Club meeting and then contacted directly. 
Road Rally Finish LinePrizes: All participants who finish the course have an opportunity to win a grant for their favorite local non-profit, made possible by the Ithaca Rotary Club’s donor-advised fund at the Tompkins Community Foundation. Winners may select which Tompkins County not-for-profit they wish to receive their winning prize. 
Prizes include:
First Place: $500 grant to the non-profit of the winner’s choice
Second Place: $250 grant
Random Drawing from all finishing cars: $250 grant
…plus several other donated prizes!
Advance registration is strongly encouraged; walk-ins welcome the day of the rally. Open to the public; rain or shine.
Questions? Email Kelly at