2013 General Information
America's 911 Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) Non Profit Organization. The foundation was established in 2003 after two successful rides and the participants desire to continue and grow the effort. The foundations goals are to support those who answer the 911 call and NEVER FORGET SEPTEMBER 11, 2001.
2. Memorial Motorcycle Ride Details:
All bikes welcome: sport bikes, foreign bikes, domestic bikes, trikes, side cars, choppers, home-made bikes, and anything that would require a DOT Motorcycle license.
3. 2013's Events Scheduled for August 16 - 18, 2013
(note: most riders will start their journey on the 15th, but the actual ride begins on the 16th)
(Our Annual Memorial Ride takes place in August respecting each site and the survivors, allowing them to mourn during September)
Join us in paying tribute to the 12th Anniversary of September 11, 2001.
This commemorative Motorcycle Ride is in Remembrance of those who served, protected, lost their lives, and to the volunteers who lost their lives that tragic day. The foundation actively supports those who put their lives on the line for each of us every day. So far the foundation has presented scholarships to more than 70 children of First Responders totaling $210,000. The foundation has donated additionally more than $250,000 to First Responders Departments and their families. Each year we present 15 - $2,000 college scholarships will be awarded to family members of active First Responders. General Donations can be directly made to this fund. The foundation has presented 11 brand new police Harley-Davidson Motorcycles to escorting departments.
4. Donations scheduled for 2013
The foundations will be making the following donations:
- Announcing those who received the 15 - $2,000 college scholarships.
- Presenting an escorting officer's department with a New 2014 FLHTPI
4.1. Donation Address
America's 911 Foundation, Inc.
13630 Barnhouse Place
Leesburg Virginia 20176-5460
(703)771-0118 or toll free (877)771-0118
5. How to Participate
Participation in this motorcycle ride requires a registration fee with the proceeds going to the America's 911 Foundation, Inc. proceeds are distributed to various Police/Fire/EMS organizations.
To register for the ride click on the registration link and register online or click here. After you register and your payment has been processed you will receive an email notification. Registration Certificates are typically sent out August 1-3. Please bring this with you for a faster registration, if you do not have your registration, not to worry we will look you up on the master list.
If you desire to do an offline registration you may do so by clicking (coming soon). This will pop up a window where you can print the form and either fax it in or place it the general mail.
Don’t forget to get your sponsorships, you could ride for free and get rewards.
If your employer supports matching donations, please keep the Foundation in mind.
5.1.1. Escorting Officer Registration
If you are an escorting officer you need to register at the same registration link then click on "escorting police officer registration". You must attend on a POLICE MOTORCYCLE and in uniform. Officers who support this event have their registrations waived and hotel accommodations are provided for them (two officers per room)
5.1.2. General Registrationn
If you are a civilian you need to register at the same registration link then click on "General Registration". Solo riders pay a $150 registration fee additional passenger pays and additional $40 registration fee. This year's ride in 2013 is limited to the first 1,000 bikes. We highly encourage participants to register now, once we achieve this number we will not allow others to join. We must also have accounting for the correct amounts of food and notify the jurisdictions about the size of the group. You must have a Valid Motorcycle License to participate and a helmet must be worn during the entire ride. Full refunds are available until July 15, 2013. Selling your registration is unacceptable.
Don't forget to purchase a 2013 America's 9/11 Ride T-shirt ($20) or 2013 America's 9/11 Ride Polo shirt ($30) among other merchandise by clicking the "Merchandise" link
Hotel rooms will sell out. Check out the "Hotels" link for hotel information.
The next step is to look at the "contacts" list and the directions (coming soon) to find a nearby starting location to ride to Somerset, PA or meet the group in Somerset, PA. Contacts are also available if you are participating in only DC or NYC.
Check out the "Itinerary" to see what and when events will be happening this year. Hotel reservations can be made at the three locations and the hotels in the area can be found at the "Hotels" link.
Check out the information on the "To Do List" to prepare yourself and your bike for the ride.6. Foundation MISSION Statement
This is the foundation statement we believe, uphold, and follow.
Supporting Those Who Protect US All
God bless you and God bless America!