During the course of the Saturday morning some dads, eager for action, joined Jonathan Bydendyk in his Disco 4 for a short drive to the Hennops Offroad trail venue just up the road. Two Defenders and one Disco joined in the fun and completed the ‘Zonkie’ trail route which takes about 3 hours.
The big event of the day was the arrival of Father Christmas on the Saturday afternoon. Thankfully the LROC Committee booked him early in the year and he just made it to the venue in time.
But the kids were not disappointed when he arrived with his huge bag of presents sitting on Emlyn Bul’s red Defender 110, perfectly selected for the occasion. The afternoon was filled with fun and laughter as the kids enjoyed their new gifts and Father Christmas hurried off to his next appointment.
The evening saw everyone gathered round the 'Kalahari TV' enjoying the company of fellow members and catching up with the latest news. The braai packs, arranged by Dana, were top notch and thanks to the club that kindly sponsored them as usual.
The Sunday is undoubtedly the event of the weekend when the kiddies get to drive daddy’s (or mommy’s) Landy for a change. While Hennie was setting up a 'kiddie friendly' trial, Coenie was polishing the trophies getting everything ready for the big challenge. There were 7 kids that entered and it was quite evident that there were several promising girls and boys in action on the day, and no doubt one or two may even become the next 'Driver of the Year' in several years to come. There’s no waiting until 18 for these budding new drivers to get behind the wheel of daddy’s precious Landy.
Although everyone was a winner on the day, Miane du Toit walked away with the first prize—Well done Miane! Bring it on next year again!
1 — Miane Du Toit (18 points)
2 — Teagan Opland & Coenraad du Toit (20 points each)
3 — Trinity Bydendyk (23 points)
Thanks to everyone that arranged and supported this great annual event, we’ll see you around the jumping cas- tle again next year!! With special thanks to our club members Colin Ross and Alida Timberlake for helping out with the necessary.
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