3rd Annual Holiday Meatfest & Awards Banquet Recap

Fogo de Chao, Scottsdale - December 13, 2016

by El Presidente

Our 3rd Annual Holiday Meatfest & Awards Banquet was such a great time!  Along with the great food, we had close to 50 people to celebrate the end of a successful year for the AZRATPack.


We had some special guests in attendance, from our sponsoring dealer, Go AZ Motorcycles:  Kristina Smith (event coordinator and AZRATPack Board Member), Steve Lorensen (Service Manager - Scottsdale), his wife Rhonda (Parts Coordinator - Scottsdale) and Luis Bartolome (Parts Manager - Scottsdale).

Also in attendance from the SCMA, a club we are affiliated with:

Danni & Barbara Fox - Barbara is SCMA Vice Chair and club historian and Danni is the USA 4-Corners Chair.

A big thanks goes out to our special guests for coming out and supporting our club!


Between dinner and dessert, Kristina presented the 1st Go AZ Motorcycles Ride Series Awards recognizing participation in this year's rides.  Recipients were:

Titanium Award - For riders that rode all 6 rides this year:

  • Allen Kelley
  • Rodney Chew

Carbon Fiber Award - For riders that rode all 3 sticker rides:

  • Dagame Dominguez
  • Jerry Fuentes
  • Steve Stoops

Aluminum Award - For riders that rode all 3 single day rides:

  • Victor Castaneda Jr.


We also took this opportunity to recognize some of our members with some unique awards:

  • Jeremy Price - The Bald Tire Award
  • Dagame Dominguez - The Lipstick Award
  • Les Finkel - The "I Just Left" Award
  • Allen Kelley - The Born In The Dirt Award
  • Steve Stoops - The Road Captain Award
  • Mitchell Mastrin - The Light Switch Award

The following members received service awards for helping througout the year as Board Members and/or helping Rodney and I with the start of the 41st SCMA 3 Flags Classic in Tombstone:  Dagame & Melinda Dominguez, John & Dorothy Hilty, Phillip & Mei Lee Jackson, Les Finkel, Mitchell Mastrin, David Simkins, Steve Stoops, NJ Steve Arnoldi, Jeremy Price, Go AZ Motorcycles and Allen Kelley.


Thanks to everyone that came out to support the club and let's make 2017 even better!  Enjoy the photos below!

2016-12-13 3rd Annual Holiday Meatfest

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