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2020 Oliver Rally Canceled

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It is with sadness, regret, and concern for the health of Oliver owners that we announce the 2020 Oliver Rally will be cancelled.

We have been tracking the COVID-19 virus status and currently most all states in the Southeast are rated in the Red Zone. We have been monitoring the State of Alabama Department of Health COVID-19 website for periodic updates. Alabama remains High Risk according to the Alabama Department of Public Health. Unfortunately, many Oliver Trailer owners would be required to travel through numerous states that are at a higher risk level in several parts of the US. Our primary concern is for you, our customer, our friends, and all that enjoy camping in the great outdoors.

Details on the 2021 Oliver Rally will be announced later in the year.

All rally registration fees will be refunded within 3-5 business days.

If you have made reservations at Lake Guntersville State Park for the September 2020 Rally, click the link below to indicate if you would like to cancel your reservation or keep them and attend on your own. We will notify the campground on your behalf and they will issue refunds to all canceled reservations.

Update Fall Campground Reservations

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Matt Duncan

Director of Marketing, Oliver Travel Trailers

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Thanks, Matt. I totally understand.  It will be a big disappointment for many, but it's the safest course.

Thanks for the early notice.

Sherry

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Thanks for the heads up, Matt.  Disappointed but not surprised.  We’re going to keep our reservations and enjoy a quiet weekend hopefully seeing some Oliver friends who also will still go camping that weekend at Lake Guntersville. Mike

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Mike and Carol | Fair Oaks Ranch, TX | 2016 Elite II #135 | 2020 Ram Rebel 4X4 5.7L Hemi

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24 minutes ago, Mike and Carol said:

Thanks for the heads up, Matt.  Disappointed but not surprised.  We’re going to keep our reservations and enjoy a quiet weekend hopefully seeing some Oliver friends who also will still go camping that weekend at Lake Guntersville. Mike

That means Krunch and I will be camping with you.  I believe I have a piece of hardware you are interested in.  And I believe Duke and Chris of ShallowGal fame will be there as well.
 

Mossey

 

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Mike and Krunch   Lutz, FL   LEII #193 “the dog house”

 

 

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2 minutes ago, mossemi said:

That means Krunch and I will be camping with you.  I believe I have a piece of hardware you are interested in.  And I believe Duke and Chris of ShallowGal fame will be there as well.
 

Mossey

 

Mike, yes, indeed, we will make a transfer of that piece of hardware.  I know of several others that will still go, so we can have an informal Oliver gathering.  Safely, of course!  Mike

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Mike and Carol | Fair Oaks Ranch, TX | 2016 Elite II #135 | 2020 Ram Rebel 4X4 5.7L Hemi

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Posted (edited)

Matt,

Thank you, and we completely understand and support Oliver’s decision and concern for everyone’s safety and health. We are planning to keep our reservations at Lake Guntersville at least for now. We’ll see.

Everyone Stay healthy and Stay Safe!

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Tundra Platinum CrewMax - 2020 LEll - Hull #634 

 

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Also not surprised. I’m still happy to see some will still go. I’m in. 🥳

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Posted (edited)

Meeting Ollie owners is the best part of an Oliver rally, and I can understand why people going to Lake Guntersville still want to connect with each other.

I want to remind people that the pandemic is serious and It is best to exercise appropriate cautions. It would be good to wear masks when talking to people, especially when visiting inside a trailer. Reasonable actions concerning shared food activities can improve safety. Disinfect surfaces. No finger foods or shared appetizer bowls. Serving utensils can transmit virus via hands, so each family group should bring their own serving utensils to food events. Alternatively, social interactions could happen without shared food, in the interest of safety.

Of course anyone with symptoms would not attend the rally, but with a group this size the odds are significant of having at least one asymptomatic person capable of transmitting the virus. We don’t want this to be a Superspreader event, where people from diverse locales are brought together and then return to spread the virus through their home communities and family groups.

Stay safe.

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David Stillman, Salt Lake City, Utah

2016 Oliver Elite II  Hull 164    |    2017 Audi Q7 tow vehicle. 

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We are keeping our reservation and looking forward to meeting fellow Ollie folk ,,, from a distance, of course.  

Mac (Maridus and Connie, plus doodles Bentley and Doc)
 

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We plan to attend, D10, unless things get worse before this gathering 

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KWR


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We are planning on attending.  Hopefully things will calm a little by September dates.

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Erv & Sherry  Hull # 650

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I will certainly be glad when we are over this ordeal . . . .  it has taken so much from our lives, especially where family is concerned.  

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Ray and Susan Huff

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Haven't decided on what we will do as of now, just have to see how this virus thing is going at that time.

 

trainman

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Joy and I are trying to be optimistic and have not cancelled our reservation at Guntersville . It would be great if we could safely meet other Oliver owners but admittedly we are in a very difficult time. Of all places, we are coming from Florida, but I assure you we are being careful to a fault. Hopefully the stars will line up, we can meet informally and have a good time. 

Stay safe out there,

Renegade

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We have not been outside of Tupelo since returning from Quartzsite and California in late January. We've not been inside a restaurant. We have not been inside anyone's home including our children/grandchildren's. No one has been inside our home. We have taken the pandemic very seriously but we will be attending the gathering at Lake Guntersville in September. just like ourselves, I know anyone planning to attend will have thought long and hard about that decision. We plan on using good common sense and all appropriate precautions will be taken including masks and distancing. I think that most everyone is thinking along these same lines and I believe we can all have a good and safe experience.

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This will be our first Rally and only our third trip in our Ollie. We’ve kept our reservations and hope to (safely) meet some fellow Ollie owners. 

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24 minutes ago, beaker said:

This will be our first Rally and only our third trip in our Ollie. We’ve kept our reservations and hope to (safely) meet some fellow Ollie owners. 

We'll look forward to meeting you.

 


Steve, Tali and the dogs: Reacher, Lucy and Rocky plus our beloved Storm and Maggie (both waiting at the Rainbow Bridge) 2008 Legacy Elite I - Outlaw Oliver, HULL NUMBER: 0026 2014 Legacy Elite II - Outlaw Oliver, HULL NUMBER: 0050 2017 Silverado High Country 2500HD Diesel 4x4 

 

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We are keeping our reservations for now, hopefully we can have a signup sheet just to get some idea who is coming. Someone talked about a POLL, this might work here.

trainman


Elite II, Twin Bed, Hull #489, 2019 RAM 1500, 5.7 Hemi, 4X4, Crew Cab, 5'7" bed, Towing Package, 3.92 Gears.

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