• THE THISTLE
    Vintage Off-road Festival
    August 16, 17, 18 - 2019
    Motopark in Chatsworth Ontario

August 16, 17, 18 2019.

An annual event similar to the ever popular Ormstown QC., VORF!

Much to the dismay of vintage off-road enthusiasts, Ormstown is no longer able to run their annual Vintage Off-road Festival. The Thistle is timed and designed as a direct replacement offering Trials, Motocross and a Hare Scramble. Located at Motopark in Chatsworth provides for a fantastic, centrally located venue with all the features required for an awesome Vintage weekend.

Trials

Classes

  • Classic (A, B and C)
    defined as air-cooled, drum brakes, twin shocks (must have two of these requirements)
  • Modern (A, B and C)
    defined as liquid cooled, disk brakes
  • Women (C)
    open to an age motorcycle
  • Youth (C)
    open to any age motorcycle

Hare Scramble

A great Saturday afternoon event on 10km of awesome Intermediate trails. (2 laps = 20km)

  • Vintage A
    200cc and down, up to in75 air cooled, drum brakes, twin shock
  • Vintage B
    200cc and over, up to 1975, air cooled, drum brakes, twin shock
  • Open A
    200cc and down, 1975 to 1993, open to Vintage A
  • Open B
    200cc and over, 1975 to 1993, open to Vintage B

Banquet, Draws and Celibrity Guest on Saturday night.

Motocross

Motocross Races - Sunday

NEW! 1st EVER! National Championship Awards.

Classes:

  • Vintage
    defined as bikes up to 1975, 4" rear suspension, air cooled, drum brakes, twin shocks
  • Vintage A
    Riders age: Up to 40 years old (National Championship Points)
  • Vintage
    • Plus 40: (National Championship Points)
    • Plus 50: (National Championship Points)
    • Plus 60: (National Championship Points)
  • Sportsman 1
    Enduro bikes up to 200cc Trophy Dash
  • Sportsman 2
    Enduro bikes pver 200cc Trophy Dash
  • Heritage
    Defined as bikes 1975 to 1982 having Drum Brakes, air cooled
    • Heritage A: Rider age up to 40 years old (National Championship Points)
    • Plus 40: (National Championship Points)
    • Plus 50: (National Championship Points)
    • Plus 60: (National Championship Points)
  • Evolution
    Defined as bikes 1983 to 1993
    • Evo A: Rider age up to 40 years old (National Championship Points)
    • Plus 40: (National Championship Points)
    • Plus 50: (National Championship Points)
    • Plus 60: (National Championship Points)
  • Super Evo
    Defined as bikes 1993 to 2003, Open rider age Trophy Dash
  • Pit Bike
    Defined as bikes up to 1993 to 2003, Twin Shock Drum Brakes, up to 16" tire size, includes three-wheelers
    • Pit Bike A: 100cc and down
    • Pit Bike B: 100cc and over, Pit bike A can ride
The Venue: Motopark

Motopark

Motopark offers its guests hotel rooms, primitive RV and tent sites, bunkhouse accommodations, as well as washrooms and showers. Motopark provides an all around superior riding experience.

The Off-Road Café at Motopark is open for guests. The Café can also accommodate larger groups and is available as a corporate meeting venue.

For more information on Motopark, please visit their website.

Accommodations

Key Motel Motel is less than 10 minutes from the track.
Hwy 6
Chatsworth On

Contact name is ELKA
Phone is 519-794-2350
Email addy is keymotel@outlook.com

Rooms are $150 per night or $130 per night if multiple nights are booked. Rooms have 2 Queen beds.

Register

Registration - Facts and Figures

Click here to register now!

Entry Fees:

  • Trials: $45.00 (two day) (includes one raffle ticket)
  • Hare Scramble: $35.00 per class (includes one raffle ticket)
  • Motocross: First class $35.00, (includes one raffle ticket) additional tickets $25.00 each

Banquet:

Limited to 125 people.
Fee for this awesome catered meal is $25.0 each.

Raffle:

Win a vintage MX bike, draw to be held at Banquet. Tickets: $10.00 each or 3 for $25.00

Click here to register now!

Friends of The Thistle

Contact john@thethistle.ca if you would like to support "The Thistle"