Bronco Off-Roadeo Biased?

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To all who don't know the Bronco Off-Roadeo is an event happening at four different places around the US.

https://broncooffroadeo.com/

Problem is unless you have a Bronco, BS BL or BS FE,
You are NOT eligible!

You can go in a lower trim level but you have to pay.

And, I'm guessing if you do show up they don't want you on the trails.
I kinda get it. They don't want to have problems with the models that aren't "purpose built".... (Bronco Base isn't either but they get a free pass)

I built my OB to ride the trails and she goes above and beyond. I got excited when I first saw this event. I would love to go to talk and participate with other owners. But now I am not going to waist my time and money.

Extremely disappointed.

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You don't drive your personal vehicle on the trails during the event, so from that perspective whatever trim you own (or upgrades) doesn't matter.
 
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You don't drive your personal vehicle on the trails during the event, so from that perspective whatever trim you own (or upgrades) doesn't matter.
That's even worse
The upper trims get a free pass.
Everyone else does not.
Why...
 

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Because they paid for the higher editions. Just like how the people that lose more at the casinos get better comps.
 

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Even if you own a Badlands sport you aren't eligible for all four locations. Originally it was Texas only. They recently opened it up to moab. But other two only for big broncos.

Badland and FE sports only trims eligible its always been that way even before they opened up the off rodeos.
 

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That's even worse
The upper trims get a free pass.
Everyone else does not.
Why...
Free is relative. My pass that I will 98% likely not end up using cost about $41,000. A Big Bend owner's pass cost like $29,980 + $500. The Sport gets a 1 partial day course, so what is it really worth? If you want to mingle with Sport owners, go to the Regional section and create an event. My Chevy Colorado "club" used to do that and just have a BBQ or a meet and greet every few months and a dozen people would come + family. For several years they had "Super Meets" for various regionals and 100+ owners would show. Forum is a great place to just drop complaints, but also a great place to build a community.
 

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BL/FE cost more and are more suited for off-road driving.
 

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That's even worse
The upper trims get a free pass.
Everyone else does not.
Why...
Because those people paid for higher models, some of us knew of this incentive - which was another reason to buy the Badlands trim…
 

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That's even worse
The upper trims get a free pass.
Everyone else does not.
Why...
I think the question was answered by the other posters above, but my take is Ford decided it's (currently) a limited option on the Badlands are are gauging demand. Sounds like availability to other trims may change in the future.
 

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Much like if you buy an Explorer ST you get to go do a driving course in Park City or NC. You don't get that on the XLT, Limited or even Platinum.
 

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Free is relative. My pass that I will 98% likely not end up using cost about $41,000. A Big Bend owner's pass cost like $29,980 + $500. The Sport gets a 1 partial day course, so what is it really worth? If you want to mingle with Sport owners, go to the Regional section and create an event. My Chevy Colorado "club" used to do that and just have a BBQ or a meet and greet every few months and a dozen people would come + family. For several years they had "Super Meets" for various regionals and 100+ owners would show. Forum is a great place to just drop complaints, but also a great place to build a community.
Good advice there. We've been talking about going to Moab for years so this event finally gives us a good excuse to go and is within reasonable driving distance. We'd not consider going to Texas or another more distant destination though.

It's also not free due to the fact that a spouse or companion has to pay for registration.
 


 
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