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Play day and camping weekend at O’Connell’s RV Resort

May 20, 2023 May 21, 2023

Play day and camping weekend May 20-21, 2023

Kelley – Front Office Manager – 815-857-3860 (Call in reservations only: mention you are with the club for 40% discount both on cabins and RV spots.)

Download Resort Map Here
Racing will be held at the soccer fields (Look for soccer ball on Resort Map)

Event Parking: 
Monty 815-503-3882

Event Coordinators: 
Carol Bowser 815-739-2001 
Roy Izzo 614-395-0424 

Pre-registration is recommended, however all are welcome! Pre-Register Here

You can also find us at the site. We have a Beaver Contessa Motorhome that has Ohio plates R Jacks and is white with gray and bronze stripes. Please call or stop by; we all want to help with any questions you might have.

Most of us will be parked in the Oasis area. When that area is booked there will be discounted parking near the pet walk area. There are discounted pet-friendly units available also if you don’t have an RV or tent.

Phone Service in The Park

Phone service in the park is not always very great. Based on past events here we have found that text messages tend to have a better result.

 Bark in the Park 

O’Connell’s RV Campground has its “Bark in the Park” weekend. Saturday night Yogi has a band scheduled to play at their pavilion.  Abby Normal, they play Classic Rock and Roll. You can check them out on facebook here. We will be selling 50/50 raffle tickets to benefit our club. The winner will be announced during the band’s break. Please see any Board Member or event coordinator for tickets. We will be also selling tickets during the concert and after racing.

Friday – Check-in after 3pm CST

  • Check-in after 3pm CST
  • 11:00am Setup
  • Post-setup casual gathering and get-together
    • Bring a lawn chair and your choice of beverage(s) – held at the soccer field (Racetrack)

Saturday–Racing demo day for O’Connell’s Park

  • 9:00 O’Connell’s Park Gate Opens (No admission for JRTC racing participants)
  • 10:00 Pre-Event Racing practice 
  • 11:30 lunch is on your own…(O’Connell’s has a nice concession stand located in the convention center)
  • 12:00 Check-in
  • 12:30 gather and organize for the racing show
  • 1:00 racing event for O’Connell’s campers…Please only experienced racers at this event. We are the entertainment. We will have puppy racing..everyone loves puppies!!!
  • Approximate Time 5:00 pm – Pizza Party for club members…the club will provide pizza. Party to be held at the Vending Room.
  • This is a free participation day

Sunday (Club Members–$10.00 per dog all day)
              (Non-members–$20.00 per dog all)

  • 8:00 am Early access for playdays racing participants 
  • 9:00 am racing (Race til they drop)
    • Track tear down by participants
  • Noon to 1:00 lunch is on your own
  • 1:00 pm Go to Ground (Pet walk area)
    • Track tear down by participants
  • 3:00 pm – O’Connell’s Park Checkout
  • Post tear-down celebration – Please help us to celebrate another great weekend by bringing a drink of your choice for an end of the event post tear-down social gathering at or near the soccer field. 

Attn participants: Please, please help with track set up and track tear down


May 20, 2023
May 21, 2023

O’Connell’s Yogi Bear RV Resort

970 Green Wing Rd
Amboy, IL 61310 United States
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