The Justified Riding Club and Caney Fork CMT Abate will be holding their annual 9th Annual Izzy Cruz-In Benefit and 8th Annual Scott Allmon Memorial Poker Run on Saturday, October 1st and Sunday 2, 2022.
The Izzy Cruz-In Benefit on Saturday, October 1, 2022, will be a family friendly day at the Smith County Agricultural Center with live music, corn hole, auctions, venders, bounce houses, and more! Live Music begins at 10 a.m. and will be on both indoor and outdoor stages throughout the day. Several bands will perform throughout the day with local talent Tennessee Outlaw Country will perform at 8 p.m.
Gates open at 10:00 a.m. There is a $10 entry fee. Kids 10 and under are free. Bike Games will begin at 11 a.m. Dessert Auction will be 12-1 p.m. and Live Auction will be 2-4 p.m. in the Ag Center. The Silent Auction and sales for the Honda Gold Wing Bike and Winchester XSP Shotgun Raffle will be day. Silent Auction winners will be announce prior to the evening concert. Raffle winners will be announced at the end of the Scott Allmon Poker Run.
Registration for the Cornhole Tournament is $15 per person or $30 per team. A cash prize of $100 will be awarded to the 1st place team and 2nd place will also receive a prize. The tournament will begin at 1 p.m.
The Izzy Cruz-In car and bike show registration is $10 per car or bike. 25 trophies and plaques will be awarded for various categories thanks to O’Reilly’s Auto parts.Registration for the Car and Bike Show begins at 10:30 a.m. and continues until noon. Judging will take place at 2:00 p.m.
Izabella Gates had a 4-wheeler accident on July 12, 2014 in which she sustained a right below the knee amputation on the scene. She had several surgeries and procedures to maintain as much of her limb as possible. She was able to wear a prosthetic around 6 weeks after that surgery. She did all of that while in kindergarten. She is now a 8th grader at SCMS. Since that time, she has not had to have more surgeries,’ but she does require new sockets, knees, and feet at least yearly. She is active at her middle school and has played on the volleyball team since the 5th grade.
The Scott Allmon Memorial Ride will top off the weekend on Sunday, October 2, 2022
There will be a poker run on Sunday, October 2, 2022 to honor Scott Allmon, from Elmwood, who lost his life leaving the first Izzy Event. Registration for the Scott Allmon Poker Run will begin at 9:30 a.m. at the Gordonsville Shell Station, 483 Gordonsville Hwy. The run will begin at 11 a.m. with stops at the Docks, AmVets, 12 Degrees and ending at the Justified Club House. The entry for cars and bikes is $20 and includes 1 poker hand. Additional hands can be purchased for $10. There will be additional prizes for best and worst hands and 50/50 drawings.
For more information about these events and their sponsors check out their facebook pages at Justified Riding Club and Caney Fork CMT ABATE. The events and sponsors are supported by various community members and businesses. They contribute personal time volunteering, organizing, participating and providing financial support to charitable events throughout Middle Tennessee all year long . They enjoy sharing their enthusiasm for motorcycles and riding. Even more, they love the opportunity to support Smith County and specific needs of individuals, community groups and organizations.