You don’t want to miss Cal4Wheel’s Convention! –

You don’t want to miss Cal4Wheel’s Convention!

Convention 1980 in San Jose

Time to make plans for Convention

Our 60th annual Convention will be February 15-17 in Rancho Cordova

Heads Up……

  • Guess what? The Cal4 discount room rate will only be available until January 24. Hurry and take advantage of the discount. Be sure to reserve your room(s) under the Cal4 Convention block. Use this link to reserve your room.
  • Don’t forget to register for Convention before February 4. Online registration is available at

Here’s why you should register:

  • Elections and by-laws to vote on (info in your In Gear)
  • Trade Show and Game Truck
  • Vehicle Show of all types
  • Articulating Ramp Trailer to test your rigs
  • We’ll be giving away the Win-A-Jeep
  • Great Seminars (subject to change)
    • Trail Communication Options: Save a Life, Get a Ham
    • OHV Info from Soup to Nuts…and Maybe Wheels
    • Safe and Legal Towing
    • Top 10 Sites to Visit in Death Valley NP
    • Adventures from the Compass of the Planet
    • Member Portal
    • SVRA Opportunities
    • Trail Communications Without a Ham License
    • Geek Out With Your Ham Out: An In Depth Look
    • Off Road Recovery
    • Safe and Legal Towing
    • How We Are Rebuilding/Restoring Trails After California Wildfires

Convention Schedule | Convention info

  • And just so you know… the Convention site/hotel is easy access off Highway 50.
  • And there’s a Light Rail station right across the street.
  • And there’s a Kids’ Room available during General Assembly and the Awards Banquet.

Contact Shirley ( [email protected]) if you have any dirt from our events. Soon. Soon. Soon. Please provide name of trail.

Nominations needed for president/treasurer

At our annual Convention in February we will be conducting elections for association president and association treasurer. Nominations for these positions are being accepted until the day of the election on February 16. Refer to our Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) to find out more about what each position entails. The SOP is available to logged in users at Simply log in, go to the forum and click on the resource library link to download your own copy of the SOP.

Please consider volunteering — we need you!!

For more information about the positions, contact a board member or download , or to submit your nomination, contact Bonnie at the Cal4Wheel office at 916-381-8300 or [email protected].

Last chance to get Win-A-Jeep tickets

Mail-in deadline is January 30

Cal4Wheel Win-A-Jeep 2019

Don’t miss your chance to win a brand new 2018 Jeep JL that has been completely built by MetalCloak and accessorized with donations from our outstanding sponsors. Order your tickets for free online, then mail them back with your donation.


Registrations are open!

Molina Ghost Run

May 10-11
Hollister, CA
Register online

Molina is held at the Hollister Hills SVRA near Hollister, CA. Camping is provided in the group area. We have runs for every vehicle and skill level, and a barbecue dinner on Saturday night followed by a great raffle. Registration is only $50 per vehicle for members and includes one dinner, a dash plaque and one raffle ticket. For more info, visit

Hi Desert Round-Up

May 24-26
Barstow, CA
Register online

Marking the official start of summer, the Hi Desert Round-Up is always held on Memorial Day weekend. Base camp will be at the Slash X Cafe outside of Barstow. Camping is included and meals will be available for purchase onsite. Registration includes several runs to choose from for every driver and vehicle, camping, a free T-shirt, dash plaque and raffle ticket. Registration is $55 per vehicle. For more info, visit

Sierra Trek

August 8-11
Truckee, CA
Register online

This is our 52nd annual Sierra Trek, making it one of the oldest events in the country. Jason Winkel and a large cadre of volunteers will be guiding you through a variety of trails, cooking great meals for you throughout the weekend, providing entertainment and games in camp, hosting a great raffle and more! Registration is $185 per person and includes meals for the weekend, one dash plaque, one raffle ticket, camping and your choice of several runs. For more info, visit

Winter Fun Festival
January 25-27
Cal4Wheel Convention
February 15-17
Molina Ghost Run
May 10-11
Hi Desert Round-Up
May 24-26
Sierra Trek
August 8-11

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