Special Event Permit Detail

Application Information

ID: 5692   Event: Weld County Waltz
Application Date: 12/05/2019    Event Date: 03/28/2020
Contact 1 Name: Jeff Burnett
Address: 2124 Creekwood Dr
Fort Collins CO 80525
Email: Send email
Contact 2 Name: Colin Pinney
Address: 2206 Silver Trails Dr
Fort Collins CO 80526
Email: Send email

Event Information

Permit Type(s): County Road
Website: http://kelpiecycles.com/winter-ralleye
Trimble Court 0.0 mi, North College Avenue US 287 0.1 mi, Jefferson Street CO 14 0.2 mi, Linden Street 0.4 mi 0.7 mi, East Willox Lane 2.0 mi, North Lemay Avenue 2.7 mi, County Road 50E 3.3 mi, Country Club Road 4.3 mi, North County Road 11 4.4 mi, Richards Lake Road 4.9 mi, East County Road 52, CR 52 8.9 mi, North County Road 1, CR 1, CR 13 9.9 mi, County Road 98 14.9 mi,
Continue 15.3 mi, County Road 17 16.9 mi, County Road 110 22.9 mi, County Road 15 23.9 mi, County Road 120, 28.9 mi, County Road 17, CR 17 29.9 mi, County Road 23 33.3 mi, County Road 110 37.3 mi, County Road 27 39.3 mi, County Road 100, CR 100 44.2 mi, County Road 29 45.2 mi, County Road 90 50.0 mi, 3rd Street 51.8 mi, Main Street, 52.2 mi, County Road 88 3/4, CR 88.75
52.5 mi, County Road 31 53.0 mi, County Road 84, CR 84, Linden Street 71.2 mi, Continue Linden Street 71.5 mi, Walnut Street, 71.9 mi, East Olive Street 72.2 mi

The Weld County Waltz is part The Winter Ralleye ride series, which has been happening annually since 2003. This is a Rules of the Road ride with a safety talk at the start of the ride reminding riders to 1) obey all city, county and traffic regulations 2) be reminded to be courteous to other users of the roads and trails and 3) this is a self supported ride, 81 miles long, each rider must carry all food water and emergency supplies needed. The ride starts at Bean Cycle on N. College. The ride starts at 7:30 am to minimize traffic disruptions and moves as quickly as possible to low traveled gravel roads. Over the course of the ride we naturally break up into smaller groups. By the time we return to Fort Collins, we’re typically in groups of 2-5 riders. The ride travels generally east and north of Fort Collins passing by or through Carr, Nunn and Pierce. The ride finishes at Road 35 Bar & Grill.

Traffic Control Plan
This is a rules of the road ride. The route avoids highways and major roads. No additional traffic control is required. There are no support vehicles. There are no spectators.

Security Plan
This is a rules of the road ride. The route avoids highways and major roads. No security plan is required. There are no support vehicles. There are no spectators.

Operational Plan
Riders are instructed to meet at a specific place and time for the start of the ride. All riders sign participation waivers prior to the start. A safety / instructional briefing is held prior to the start of the ride to go over the ride plan and make any necessary announcements. Paper maps of the route are available to all riders. The ride's organizers are identified and any questions are addressed.

Parking Plan
Participants ride their bikes to the start and from the finish. There are no spectators. No parking is required.

Emergency Medical Plan
Riders are reminded that they are on their own and to look out for each other. Emergency medical services, if required, would be provided by normal city and county providers.

Sanitary Plan
There are no food or water stations, no food is served on the ride. Riders are reminded not to litter during the ride.

Communications Plan
Ride communication takes place prior to the start of the ride. It's stressed to all participants that they are on their own and need to be able to take care of any mechanical, medical or nutrition issues that arise.

Estimated Participants: 50   Estimated Spectators: 0

Food / Alcohol:
  Food is NOT being Served.
 Alcohol is NOT being Served

   Sat. 03/28/2020: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM


Additional Information Submitted by Applicant

1. Date Submitted: 12/09/2019
Google Maps of route - this map shows roads in detail

Simple image file of route is attached.

Thanks and let me know if you need anything else

2. Date Submitted: 12/10/2019
Full map PDF added

3. Date Submitted: 12/10/2019
Attached is a copy of last years liability certificate. We will be able to provide a current certificate after the first of February when our policy renews.

4. Date Submitted: 02/05/2020
Insurance certificate is attached

Reviewing Agency Comments/Status

Email the Special Events Coordinator regarding this application.


Status: Approved


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City of Fort Collins

Status: Approved


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Colorado State Patrol

Status: Approved


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Status: Approved


Email Engineering


Status: Approved


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Larimer County Emergency Management

Status: Approved


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Poudre Fire Authority

Status: Approved


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Poudre Valley Hospital

Status: Approved


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Risk Management

Status: Approved

Comments: Thank you.

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Road & Bridge

Status: Approved

Comments: No Conflicts

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Status: Approved


Email Sheriff

Wellington Fire

Status: Approved

Comments: Received Wellington Fire Protection District special event permit and has been Approved. Thank you!

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Final Disposition


Good Morning Colin and Jeff,

Congratulations! Your special event permit application has been approved.

Please print the permit and have it available for the duration of the event.

Have fun!