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The most varied Adventure Rally
all over Europe

What you need to know:

The European Rally is kicking off already for the 8th time in 2022 after seven amazing trips since 2014.

Don't miss out on the most varied adventure rally in the world! Secure your place at the start in the foothills of the Alps now, because only a limited number of teams are permitted. You snooze, you lose!

Application Period for 2022

The sign-up period for the European 5000 & the European Mountain Summit 2022 is open!

Rally Start 2022

2 September 2022, in the foothills of the Alps – European 5000 & European Mountain-Summit

Logo European 5000

Facts European 5000

  • Starts in the foothills of the Alps
  • Finish in Brussels
  • 5,000 kilometres in 14 days through 10 countries
  • Old school vehicle at least 20 years old
  • NO GPS & NO SAT navigation
  • NO Highways
  • Awesome Roadbook with excellent challenges to dive deeper into the adventure
  • Including 5 days Mountain Summit in the Alps
  • Sign-up fee €980 for 2 people

MOUNTAIN SUMMIT

Finish Line 2022

7 September 2022 in southern France.

In the South of France we’ll celebrate the successful ending of the European Mountain Summit with a big finish line event and of course, we’ll crown the winners!

 

Sign-up Fee

The sign-up fee for the European Mountain Summit is €750 for a team consisting of two people. For every additional team member, a fee of €200 will be charged.

The application fee must be transferred within 2 working days after successful online application to the S.A.C bank account so that the application for The European Rally is valid.

The sign-up fee does not include the donations of at least of €250 for your charity project.

  

Your Charity

Collect €250 for great charity projects. 
The money can go to projects that we have carefully vetted to ensure that all contributions go where they should—to the people who truly need them. Or you are free to pick a charity project that has always been dear to your heart.
Charity donations can be collected any time from the date you sign up to the moment you cross the Finish Line. More

EUROPEAN 5000

Finish Line 2022

16 September 2022 in Brussels

In Brussels we’ll celebrate the successful conclusion of the European 5000 with a big finish line event and, of course, we’ll crown the winners!

 

Sign-up Fee

The sign-up fee for the European 5000 Rally is €980 for a team consisting of two people. For every additional team member, a fee of €250 will be charged.

The application fee must be transferred within 2 working days after successful online application to the SAC bank account so that the application for The European Rally is valid.

The sign-up fee does not include the donations of at least of €500 for your charity project.

 

Your Charity

Collect €500 for great charity projects. 
The money can go to projects that we have carefully vetted to ensure that all contributions go where they should—to the people who truly need them. Or you are free to pick a charity project that has always been dear to your heart.
Charity donations can be collected any time from the date you sign up to the moment you cross the Finish Line.More

Logo European Montain Summit

Facts Mountain Summit

  • Starts in the foothills of the Alps
  • Finish in the South of France
  • 1,500 kilometres in 5 days through the Alps
  • Old school vehicle at least 20 years old
  • NO GPS & NO SAT navigation
  • NO Highways
  • Awesome Roadbook with excellent challenges to dive deeper into the adventure
  • Sign-up fee €750 per 2 people

Codex

No GPS, no navigation system, limited highway driving = a bigger and better adventure.

Roadbook

This rally ain’t about speed. Your Roadbook provides you with various opportunities to throw some unknowns into your adventure, by way of decrypting codes and fulfilling certain tasks. Each team will receive a Roadbook at the rally start in the foothills of the Alps.

The winner of The European Mountain Summit and The European 5000 Rally Road Book Competition gets a starting spot for a further SAC rally of his choice.

Party Time

Just to make sure you have a chance to share your adventures with the other teams, we’re arranging two amazing party stops along the journey. At the official SAC Parties, we all gonna camp together. Of course, you can also sleep in your Rally-Bus or Truck. Also, a limited amount of hotel rooms is available at the Event locations in most of the cases. Sleeping at a nearby pension or hotel is also possible! At the official rally start, we’ll let you know exactly where they are.

In the south of France we celebrate the winner of the European Mountain Summit and in Brussels the overall winner of the European 5000 with a big closing event and of course an award ceremony. You can find out exactly where in the roadbook.

The Vehicle

Modern Classics & Vintage Rides 

Cars
20+ years old (incl. date of manufacture 12/2002)

Two-Wheelers
20+ years old (incl. date of manufacture 12/2002) – a two-wheeler team can consist of no more than 2 bikes

Vans & commercial vehicles
Oldtimer Trucks: At least 20 years old (incl. date of manufacture 12/2002); Campers/RVs and caravans are not allowed: Vehicles that were built exclusively as mobile homes/RVs, e.g. with alcove etc., are not allowed.

There is no designated maximum value for your rally vehicle.

You can still sign up even if you haven’t gotten your vehicle yet. You have until the start of the rally to find your perfect set of wheels.

How many members can a team have?

There’s no upper limit, but remember, you all have to fit in the car!

A two-wheeler team can consist of no more than 2 bikes.

Scope of Services

  • Official rally start in the foothills of the Alps
  • Pre-Adventure-Get-Together at the pre-start day (not mandatory)
  • Finish-line in southern France with an awards ceremony and a farewell event
  • Finish-line in Brussels with an awards ceremony and a farewell event
  • Parties during the rally at amazing locations with overnight stay possibilities
  • Rally kit, with everything that belongs to an official rally: Vehicle Rally-branding with official rally logos and rally numbers, rally T-shirts, stickers, merchandising. The rally kit will be sent out to the teams already 4 weeks before the start.
  • The Roadbook, which provides each team with opportunities to throw an unknown challenge into the mix—you’ll get your Roadbook at the rally start
  • SAC Track: The official S.A.C live tracking app
  • Organizational and planning support
  • Your team’s personal page on the SAC website
  • We will take care of the public relations for the rally
  • SAC is your go-to contact for questions and problems during the rally

Please also note what’s not included in the sign-up fee: room and board along with technical support. You’ll have to figure those things out with your team.

Do you need further information?

Send us an e-mail or give us a call.