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Old 03-04-2012, 06:27 PM   #1
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Matagorda Madness 2012

Come to the Texas Gulf Coast for the winter!
Registration is now open for Matagorda Madness 2012, an annual “Molded Fiberglass RV” rally held on the Texas Gulf Coast. Go to http://www.mfrvg.com/matagorda-madness for more information.
There will be at least 7 Escape Trailers in Texas by December 2012. It sure would be nice for a major showing of Escapes at that rally.
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Old 03-04-2012, 07:13 PM   #2
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Re: Matagorda Madness 2012

That would be fun to attend, but alas, until retirement trips that distance away would only be by plane. Sure do look forward to said retirement.
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Re: Matagorda Madness 2012

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That would be fun to attend, but alas, until retirement trips that distance away would only be by plane. Sure do look forward to said retirement.
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Old 03-05-2012, 03:33 PM   #4
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Re: Matagorda Madness 2012

Ever hear of family canoe/ kayaking in the channel by the park there? Didn't know if there was a current. Sure looks pretty.
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My wife, Pam, did the kayaking there last year. They "kayaked" a bit and then went across to the other side and walked the beach for sea shells. They found some pristine beaches that most folks can't get to...
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Re: Matagorda Madness 2012

I miss Matagorda ... you can also kayak in the bay and see some amazing things. Here's a photo from a group outing led by the Matagorda Nature Center:

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Old 04-23-2012, 05:02 PM   #7
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Re: Matagorda Madness 2012

Just a reminder...
Matagorda Madness 2012 will be held November 29 to December 1, 2012. If you think you may be interested, you may want to make your reservation to hold your site...
Check out the website, Matagorda Madness - Home for more information.
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Matagorda Madness 2012 was a success! We had 53 trailers and travelers from Alaska, Wisconsin, Mississippi, Arizona, and Texas!
Weather on the Gulf Coast was beautiful and we even had dolphins jumping in the Colorado River! For those that came, and those that didn't, I hope to see all of you next year.
As a side note, three (3) years ago, Dayna Caldwell brought the first Escape trailer to the Matagorda Madness Rally. At that time, I believe there were only two (2) in the state. This year we had five (5) Texas Escape trailers at the rally. There are now at least 10 in the state and as a result of this rally, two (2) more Escapes will be ordered within the next few weeks.
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Old 12-05-2012, 05:58 PM   #9
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Thank you Pam & Jackie for hosting the 2012 Matagorda Madness. Sounds like a great time was had by all that attended inpart through your time and effort put forth.
For anyone who has never attended a FG rally, give it a try sometime. It's fun to meet and hang out with other MFG trailer owners. Build friendships,
share food, activities, and attend open house.
I was there when Dayna brought a new 5th wheel trailer made by Escape from BC to Matagorda,TX. Folks were lined up to see that new rig. Little did I know that I would one day own such a great trailer!
God willing I hope to attend in 2013.

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Old 12-09-2012, 11:41 AM   #10
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I found this pic of Dayna's Escape 5.0 taken @ Matagorda Madness 2009.
The first Escape 5.0 to arrive in Texas. As a side note; An artic coldfront
also came to the rally and it snowed on the gulf coast for the first time in many years.
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