This marks the opening day of the Family Motor Coach Association (FMCA) regional rally—Six State Rally on the Red—our first regional rally. At 9 AM, we hurried to the exhibit building for a quick walk through to see if there was anything we couldn’t do without. On the way, Kay toured some Fleetwood motorhomes on display. Other manufacturers were scheduled to exhibit, but the State of Louisiana passed a law last year prohibiting RV dealers from showing or selling RVs at rallies, shows, etc. The exhibit building had a number of vendors selling services and stuff, none which impressed us greatly. Most were selling RV parts and supplies at “show” prices that were significantly higher than could be found on the internet.
We had a late buffet lunch at Horse Shoe Casino, free by signing up for one of their casino cards. As is always the case, the casino itself is smoky, and serves a lot of strange people. A local comedian entertained rally goers in the evening, and he was okay, but talked too long. So far, we’re not terribly impressed by the Six State Rally.