Greetings Patriot Guard Riders

Mark your calendars for the weekend of 5 May, 2018 for our VAPG GoTo Gathering of the Guard!!

Who:    All Virginia Patriot Guard Riders and their Families


   VAPG GoTo Gathering of the Guard

When:  Beginning around 0900 on Saturday, 5 May, 2018!

Where: James River State Park  Shelter 4
              104 Green Hill Dr,
              Gladstone, VA 24553

    Park Phone: (434) 933-4355
    Lodging Reservations: (800) 933-7275

Why:    Because it’s time, once again, to come together for a day of Great Food, Great Friends and Spending time with your Patriot Guard Family!

This year we are breaking all the food boundaries, and have made arrangements with Fatback’s BBQ and Rib Shack, of Fayetteville, NC, to provide the best BBQ Pulled Pork, Chicken and delicious sides you have ever eaten!!   Fatback’s  is a Kansas City Barbeque Society (KCBS) Multiple Grand Champion, Competition BBQ’er who has appeared on three seasons of the Hit Reality show “BBQ Pittmasters!!” They have also participated in not one, but TWO Jack Daniel’s World BBQ Championship Invitational’ s as well as winning Grand Championships in NC, VA, and SC!!  Don’t miss out on your opportunity to come out and spend the day with friends and family and enjoy some of the best eatin’ in the world!!

The GoTo is a free event, but if you want to eat, the cost is ONLY $15.00 per person! 

We are setting up a method to RSVP and pay in advance, on our website and will send out another email as soon as it’s ready.  We are also planning on door prizes, games, silent auction, and a ride on Sunday. So, make your reservations and mark your calendars for this great weekend!!  There are cabins, lodges, yurts, full hook up camping sites and primitive camping sites, but they are filling up fast and we wanted to get this out to you, so you can make your reservations before they are all filled!

POC for this year’s GoTo Gathering of the Guard is:

Gary Ray Brinson

If you have any questions please contact Gary by using his email address that can be found on the Contacts page.

With Honor

Jeff 'Odie' Chandler
Patriot Guard Riders
Virginia State Captain

The GoTo is a free event, but if you want to eat, the cost is ONLY $15.00 per person!

You will be able to choose the number of people in your party at checkout.


Virginia Patriot Guard Riders
GoTo 2018