Cascade Geargrinders

Cascade Sports Car Club's Road Rally program (aka Geargrinders) organizes time-speed-distance road rallies in and around Portland, Oregon.

A game that takes you places.
A scenic drive on country roads.
A fun autosport competition for teams of all levels.

What's a TSD road rally?

When is the next TSD road rally? Scroll to find out.


Mountains to the Sea Rally Results

Congratulations to the top finishers of the Sept. 9 Mountains to the Sea Rally. First overall and first in the SOP class is the team of Cody and Sabrina Garvin. Second overall and second in the SOP class is the team of David and JoAnn Gattman. Third overall and first in the Equipped category is the team of Rebecca Ruston and Ryan Haines. Third SOP is the team of Marcus and Kerrie Gattman. 

Finishing first in the Novice class is the team of Aspen Padilla and Anthony Lim. Second Novice is Joel and Susan Bristol. Third Novice is Mike and Cheryl Knight. 

The top three teams in each class received an award plaque. But It’s really all about the fame and glory of getting your names engraved on the perpetual trophy. The names of the overall winners, Cody Garvin and Sabrina Garvin, will be proudly added to the rich history this trophy represents. 

Congratulations to all!

Mountains to the Sea Rally Results

Current Saturday Series Points

Oct. 28 Ghouls Gambol Rally

Cascade Sports Car Club’s 57th Ghouls Gambol Rally is Saturday, Oct. 28. The Ghouls Gambol Rally is a fun drive on scenic country roads, through autumn-colored countryside. 

Expect treats and maybe a trick or two on this fun Halloween outing. 

This year's Halloween rally ends with decorated rally cars lined up along Spirit of Halloweentown's Main Street in St. Helens. What a treat! 

Who says you don’t have a ghost of a chance? You’ll laugh. You’ll cry. You’ll howl at the moon.

Entry fee is $20 per car for Cascade members, $30 per car for non-members. 

Register by midnight Wednesday, Oct.25

Ghouls Gambol Saturday Rally Entry List

2023 Rally Schedule

February 18 - Rally School
March 18 - Saturday Rally
April 15 - Saturday Rally
May 13 - Saturday Rally
June 10 - Saturday Rally
July 22 - Saturday Rally
August 19 - Saturday Rally
September 9 - Mountains to the Sea
October 28 - Ghouls Gambol
November 18 - Oregon Trailblazer

Download the 2023 rally flyer

Rally School  - Start the season with a virtual review of TSD road rally rules and procedures on Friday evening. Then run a practice road rally on Saturday morning to test your driving skills and navigational knowledge.

Saturday Rally Series - Compete for Series awards. Best five of six finishes count toward Series points.  To be eligible to win a season award, run at least three Series events.

Mountains to the Sea - Enjoy a full-day tour-style rally, following a fun to drive scenic route, starting in Portland and ending at the Pacific Ocean (perhaps Newport).

Ghouls Gambol - The Ghouls Gambol Rally is a fun drive on scenic country roads, through autumn-colored countryside. This easy time-speed-distance road rally takes about three hours to complete, including a mid-rally break. Expect treats and maybe a trick or two, for it is a fun Halloween outing after all. Prizes for top rally finishers and best decorated cars.

Oregon Trailblazer - In 2023 we welcome the return of an occasional Cascade tradition - a tricky TSD rally that challenges your team's driving and navigational skills. Expect tricks and traps. (The last Oregon Trailblazer Rally was in 2006).

Entry Fee

All rallies except Mountains to the Sea:

$20 per car for CSCC members
$30 per car for non-members

Mountains to the Sea:

$50 per car for CSCC members
$75 per car for non-members

Save with a Series Pass. $120. Includes entry in Rally School and all six Saturday Series rallies. Register just once to enter all seven events. Run the same car number with the same start time at each rally. Available to CSCC members only. CSCC membership is available online.

Save more with a Season Ticket. $180 for a 9-event season ticket. Includes all benefits and events in the Series Pass, plus entry in Mountains to the Sea and Ghouls Gambol. Available to members only.  CSCC membership is available online.

2023 Cascade Geargrinders road rallies:

Cascade Geargrinders road rallies are beginner friendly time-speed-distance events, starting and ending in the Portland area. Rallies are about 100 miles long and take three to four hours to complete. First car starts at 10:01 a.m.

Online registration is required:

Entry requires a street-legal vehicle, a licensed and insured driver, a navigator, and a smart device (cell phone or tablet) running the Competitor Richta GPS Checkpoints app (app is free).

Rallies are conducted in accordance with the current Road Rally Rules.

Events comply with the Cascade Geargrinders Coronavirus Message.

Contact to receive event notices