A) Reality Rally is a "Fun for Funds" 3 day charity event in Southern California, created by "Survivor Gabon" contestant, Gillian Larson. One hundred percent of net proceeds benefit Temecula-based Michelle's Place Breast Cancer Resource Center. Please click the link for Gillian's story.
A) In Temecula, Southern California's beautiful wine country. Refer to The Event and Weekend Schedule for full details of all weekend event information.
A) Gillian read Michelle's Story years ago and was struck by the tragedy Michelle and her family faced because of a misdiagnosis. She vowed that if she ever had the opportunity to raise funds and awareness of what the Center provides, she would to help prevent another family facing that same tragedy. This vow is being fulfilled by Reality Rally and all those that make it possible.
A) Yes, the VIP Fan Packages Purchase and Event Ticket packages for Reality Rally 2016 are as follows:
$1000 to purchase VIP package for one or two. ($2164 Value)
$250 to purchase Weekend Fan Bus Pass package per person
*Flight itinerary deadline date February 10th for San Diego airport transports Fan Packages are non refundable
A) On October 1st the Reality Stars will be signing up to attend April 2016. As they signup they will be added to the Reality Star Line up. They are required to raise $500 to attend as this is not just an awesome weekend to have fun but a fundraiser. Occasionally there might be a circumstance that requires them to drop out and they are taken off the website immediately so the Line Up is always current. Fans can help by donating to their favorite Star attending. See Star Line Up page and donate button.
A) ABSOLUTELY!! That is the purpose of the weekend. You meet the Stars all weekend and Michelle's Place benefits from the funds raised.
Weekend schedule and ticket sales
4pm-6:30pm Celebrity Autograph Session, Kidz Challenge Checkpoints, Character Photos stations.
7pm-9pm Celebrity Chefs Showcase
Tickets to Thursday, Friday and Saturday evening are booked through the website pre event. Tickets available at the door space available. Game tickets to play the 3 hr The Amazing Race Type Game available online only October 1st - April 1st Click here to play.
A) Go to www.realityrally.com and click on banner Event Tickets or click here after October 1st. The purchase is totally secure.
A) You will not be mailed a paper ticket for any party ticket. You can print your receipt and you will also be on the Will Call List at the door
A) Yes and for FREE, watch the website under The Event for all photos and videos to be posted. You can pull any photo you would like and copy the YouTube link for videos. Please share.
A) Absolutely!!! Take as many as you want of them and with you. That is why they are here. Post them on all your social media and make your friends jealous and want to come and join you.
A) Yes!!! Please "like" Reality Rally Facebook to watch what we are doing. Please ask all you know to do the same.
A) You can be part of Reality Rally even if you cannot come. If you want to help your favorite Star coming, help them raise their Fund Raising minimum of $500. Go to Reality Star Line up on Reality Rally Select your Stars name and click on the red fundraising star on their bio. International donations welcome as well. Your business can sponsor a Star for a minimum of $500 and be highlighted on their bio and linked to your company website. You can donate to help a Team, raise the most for Michelle's Place and win a Game Advantage U-Turn. See Fundraising under Teams FAQ's
A) The Reality Rally Family Festival. We have 14 storybook characters ex: Elsa Anna, Olaf, Cinderella, etc for photo opportunities with kids. The Kidz Challenge Checkpoints is always a fun event as well. Please watch the website for details under The Festival.
A) Yes. We have "Things to do for Free" updated list each year under The Event weekend schedule.
A) Thursday Night is casual
Friday Night is Red Carpet attire/dressy
Saturday Night is casual
**Note Parties are outside and tend to be cool, please dress accordingly**
A) These hotels have offered Reality Rally a discounted rate at their hotels. More may be added so check back. You MUST identify yourself as attending Reality Rally to get these rates.
A) Yes, The Travel Agency who sponsors Reality Rally is happy to help you find the best flights at the best price. You are responsible for covering all the costs.
Jill Hiers, CTA
Owner / Travel Planner
Custom Travel Professionals, LLC
Custom Travel Professionals
A) Reality Rally discount link for attending guests who have not purchased a VIP Fan Package and need airport transport to and from SAN Surpershuttle has a 5% one way 10% RT discount built right in Super Shuttle
A) San Diego the Official airport of Reality Rally, Ontario, Los Angeles but much more challenging to transfer to Temecula from there.
A) We cannot provide transport from airports. You can purchase a Reality Rally VIP Fan Pass or a Weekend Fan Bus Pass which includes intervenue transport. VIP Fan Pass Information otherwise you will need to arrange your own transportation.
A) Reality Rally is a 3 hr "The Amazing Race" style game, completing multiple challenges all around Old Town Temecula. These challenges are put on by various Temecula organizations on Saturday. Please check out The Game
A) Teams consist of 4 contestants: 3 fun public and 1 Reality Star or 4 fun public and no Reality Star.
A) Return Player Loyalty Bonus:
New team to our game:
The Charity Chalice: $100 for a 3 person Team ticket acknowledging the good works they do.
A) Yes, Single ticket price $50.00 you will be assigned to a team on April 1st and be notified.
A) They buy a single ticket and be sure to indicate they will be on your team.
A) Team sign up starts October 1st and closes April 1st or when 80 teams are signed up. Don't delay, teams fill up quickly. Click to Buy Game Ticket Link
A) Report to the Team Registration booth at the Temecula City Hall 41000 Main Street Temecula in Old Town. Participants must check in as a team. Check-in opens at 7am and must be checked in by 9am. Be in front of City Hall Square for the Game Kick off activities.
A) Yes, each team member will sign one when they check in.
A) Your Ticket to Play and a whole lot of fun, a Participant T Shirt & water. Not included:
A) The game is designed that even people in their 80's can play. Teams certainly do run from Checkpoint to Checkpoint but not required to enjoy and do well. We have had some teams in their 70's who have enjoyed playing our "The Amazing Race” type game.
A) Teams do pick their own teammates but not their Star unless they are a sponsor or raise $1000 for Michelle's Place. All team members sign up by clicking on the Team Sign up banner on www.realityrally.com from October 1st to April 1st. Individuals can sign up as a single and we combine singles the week before the event and notify you. Fundraising done by singles then gets combined that week and could qualify for a Game Advantage U-Turn if it is over $4000 combined. Stars cannot pick their team mates. Public teams are raising money to have the opportunity to choose a Star for their team.
A) Yes. All Teams play against every team but there are different divisions and trophies to vie for"Fun Friends" Just 3 friends. "Corporate Challenge" Your team represents your company, is highlighted and linked to your business website, you can wear company gear and vie for the Corporate Cup. "Battle of the Badges" Your team represents First Responders, Fire,Police,EMT’s or the military branch you represent, you are acknowledged and thanked during the Opening Ceremonies and vie for the division trophy. "City Council" Your team represents your town's City Council in a friendly inter-city competition to vie for "The Floating Gnome Trophy". "The Charity Chalice" Your team of 3 represents your Charitable organization and the good work you do. Your team is linked to your organization on our website and you can wear your organization apparel.
A) Yes, but they cannot compete in any challenges or help you in any way. We encourage family and friends following you or going to Checkpoints to cheer their team on, take photos and post on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
A) All team members who want to continue must return to the Finish Line and report to the Finish Line Coordinator. You will then be assigned a Substitute to finish the Game.
A) Normal temperatures in April are in the high 70's daytime, high 50's at night. Please check Weather Channel group as we get closer to the event.
A) You will be given your Participation t-shirt on arrival. Feel free to change into it or come dressed in a Team Costume or who you represent to promote who you are. Wear active-wear so you are comfortable when you play the Game.
A) We do have some expenses but we are always diligent about spending. 100% of the net proceeds are donated to Michelle's Place.
A) Not required for Teams but we do encourage teams to raise funds as those funds will provide much needed resources and support for women, men and their families during a difficult time in their lives. The funds raised also provides the game advantage and a personal choice of their Reality Star based on availability as described earlier. The Reality Stars are required to raise $500 for a mammogram for an uninsured woman/man. We want the public to know that this is not a huge fun Reality Star reunion but a fundraiser they are a part of. In addition we do not pay Stars for their attendance, they donate their time.
A) As soon as you have registered to play the Reality Rally game, we will set up a fundraising page for you and send you the link. Please post and email it out to everyone you know to alert them to your fundraising effort. Your link can also be found by clicking on the donate button on your Team bio page.
A) Yes, they can. Please email the bio and photo to JoanRealityRally@gmail.com
A) The sooner the team raises their $1000 to better chance there is to choose their Star from the Reality Star Line Up. The deadline to be awarded a U-Turn for your $4000 donation level combined with your Star is April 1st. NO EXCEPTIONS. You will receive your U-Turn Certificate in secret when you arrive to play on Saturday morning.
A) If a company donates a minimum of $500 to your team’s fundraising, we will advertise it on your Bio page, with their logo & company website. This provides them with company recognition and the global reach we have though our event.
A) A corporate match is a company that will match your fundraising amount on your Team fundraising page. When you send out your appeal email and posts, ask if anyone can give you a Corporate Match of funds raised. Most companies do have that available if asked. You provide Gillian@realityrally.com with their contact information and Michelle's Place provides them with what they need. Once the money is received it goes into your fundraising amount.
A) There is a list of suggestion Fundraising ideas on the website, plus you can google ideas. There are lots! We have provided graphics for you to use to promote any events you may decide to do in your own town. See Fundraising Templates.
A) YES!!! Please do!!!
A) Yes, absolutely! Choose your Star: Once you have raised $1000 you can look at the Reality Star line up and choose the Star you want to be your 4th team member based on availability. Game U-Turn. Your Fundraising amount and your Stars raised amount will be combined to work towards $4,000 earning a game U-Turn. Every $4000 = 1 U-Turn This allows you to skip a challenge of your choice. This is a huge game advantage if used wisely. Please see The Game. We will notify your Star they have been chosen by your team and let them be aware you are working towards a U-Turn.