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Guess the Route Contest is Now Open



GTR LogoDo you think you can pick the eight overnight towns for RAGBRAI XXXIX? Enter the Guess the Route Contest and see how close you come. Two years ago, someone correctly picked all 8 overnight towns in order! Last year, 6 of 8 towns was the best that anyone could do!  

Whoever correctly chooses the most overnight towns in order will receive a certificate worth $100 of RAGBRAI merchandise. The second place winner will receive a certificate worth $80 of merchandise, and a third place winner will receive a certificate worth $60 of merchandise. Certificates must be redeemed by July 30, 2011.

Only three winners will be chosen. If several people correctly guess the same number of overnight towns, the winning entries will be drawn randomly from among all the contestants who have correctly guessed the highest number of overnight towns.

Need some help?  Take a look at RAGBRAIs of the past.

No purchase is necessary to enter, and please only one entry per person.

All entries must be received by January 21, 2011.

Be there as the RAGBRAI XXXIX overnight towns are revealed!  Join us for the RAGBRAI Route Announcement Party benefitting the Iowa Bicycle Coalition on Saturday, January 29, 2011 at the Iowa Event Center’s Hy-Vee Hall in Downtown Des Moines. 

For complete contest rules click here.

To enter the Guess the Route Contest click here.

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December 1, 2010 at 9:49 am

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Bob

December 1, 2010 at 10:21 am

Council Bluffs > Greenfield > Des Moines > Oscaloosa > Mt Pleasant > Iowa City > Tipton > Davenport

Amanda

December 1, 2010 at 8:30 pm

I am going to WIN this year!! :)

Knees

December 1, 2010 at 10:40 pm

Amanda, it looks like we’ll have to share the big prize.

Papa T

December 7, 2010 at 7:31 pm

You losers don’t have a chance! Papa has seen the magic napkin! ;~))

Bacchettaman

December 8, 2010 at 8:44 am

(I meant) Onawa, Denison, Carroll, Webster City, Grundy Center, Waverly, Fayette, McGregor! (I think i omitted Waverly on the first try).

sutliffdeaf

December 8, 2010 at 2:58 pm

pick-up city:council bluffs,atlantic,guthrie center,des moines,grinnell,sigourney,iowa city and davenport.

Gidget

December 8, 2010 at 10:36 pm

Bacchettaman, you are close. I had Akron for the start town and Sabula for the end town….just to make it interesting. :o) Otherwise I have most of the towns you have. The route will be central this year. ;o)

Atticus

December 21, 2010 at 1:28 pm

council atlantic, guthrie, ames, tama, cedar rapids, clinton.

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sjrs69

December 28, 2010 at 6:03 pm

Glenwood to start and Boone will be in there too with the opening of the High Trestle Trail Bridge. Keeping the rest of my cities a secret for my winning entry!

sutliffdeaf

December 30, 2010 at 12:18 pm

seeking line in davenport or bettendorf seem not in 29 years
next month on jans29th.

Triskelion Trekker

January 3, 2011 at 10:22 am

Both the contest and contest rule pages are “not found”. Is the contest done already or has the route been posted on WikiLeaks?

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TJ Juskiewicz

January 3, 2011 at 12:30 pm

Sorry for the troubles. It should be working now.

Brad Beaudine

January 5, 2011 at 11:04 am

I’m going with starting in Council Bluffs, Atlantic, Anita, Adair, Winterset, Des Moines, Indianola, Knoxville, Oskaloosa, Ottumawa, Fairfield, Mt. Pleasant, Muscatine and Davenport.

Dave Wedemeyer

January 6, 2011 at 3:05 pm

I wish the DSM Register would mix it up a little bit, and do a route from the NW corner to the SE corner of the state, or from the SW corner to the NE corner of the state. I’m tired of riding thru the northern part of Iowa, then the central part of Iowa, and then the southern part of Iowa every third year.

jay hoss

January 25, 2011 at 10:05 pm

who cares, it’ll be fun anyways

jay hoss

January 25, 2011 at 10:07 pm

dave i agree, and a rest day would be nice

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