The 2017 Officer Down Memorial Ride will take place on Saturday, April 22, 2017 (Rain or Shine).
All proceeds will benefit the Officer Down Memorial Page, a 501(c)(3) charity that honors over 22,000 law enforcement officers who have made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty.
A tentative schedule of the day’s events is shown below, but times are subject to change.
|Time||Schedule Subject to Change|
|0900-1030||Registration (last bikes out 1030)|
|1000-1200||Live music & entertainment from Julie Says No|
|1230-1500||Live music & entertainment from Half Step Down & Joe Moore|
|1300||Fairfax County Police Motors demo|
|1300||Final raffle tickets sold|
|1330||Grand prizes announced
(must be present to win – prizes must be picked up by 1400)
|1330||Gun Raffle winners announced (do not have to be present to win)|
|1400||Tickets re-pulled for unclaimed prizes|
“When a police officer is killed, it’s not an agency that loses an officer, it’s an entire nation.” -Chris Cosgriff, ODMP Founder
On-site registration and check-in will begin at 9:00 am with the last bike out by 10:30.
The ride will begin and end at Lion & Bull Restaurant Bar & Grill at 5351 Merchants View Square, Haymarket, VA 20169.
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From I-66, take exit 40 North on US-15, James Madison Hwy. Turn left on Dominion Valley Drive and then take an immediate right onto Merchants View Square.
Best Hand and other prizes will be awarded. Previous top prizes have included Nationals tickets (President’s Club), big screen TVs and a Harley Davidson Road Tech™ zūmo 660 GPS Navigator! Check back before the ride for this year’s prize information.
Prizes and accommodations are made possible through the generous support of event sponsors. Please visit the Sponsors page to view and support our sponsors.
A photographer will be at the event to take pictures of you with your bike (or with someone else’s, if they let you!) Pictures will be provided free of charge, but gratuities will be graciously accepted.
This event is organized and operated by volunteers who love biking and are passionate about honoring and remembering the sacrifices made by law enforcement officers nationwide. If you are interested in volunteering your time, please contact us.