FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Ames RAGBRAI updates for the week of April 24
AMES, IOWA, April 24, 2023 – The local organizing committee for the Ames RAGBRAI overnight announces opportunities for the Ames community to get involved in planning and preparation for the July 25 event:
- A volunteer portal has been launched to encourage residents to sign up to assist with Ames RAGBRAI events. Sign up at DiscoverAmes.com/ragbrai/ragbrai-volunteers.
- Additional volunteers will be needed to house riders in their homes and yards; hosting information will be available soon at DiscoverAmes.com/ragbrai.
- Vendor information and applications are now available at DiscoverAmes.com/ragbrai . An official vendor permit is required for anyone wishing to sell or give away items (outside of their place of business) during the July 25 event.
- Businesses and individuals wishing to support the Ames RAGBRAI event can become sponsors. Sponsorship levels range from $500 to $10,000 and go to support the RAGBRAI overnight event in Ames. Sponsorship information can be found at DiscoverAmes.com/ragbrai.
- Coming soon: A mainstage entertainment announcement, cycling route through the city, campground information, and more.
- The Ames RAGBRAI overnight theme is Cycling Fun & G“AMES”