Rules & Regulations

All participants must complete and sign a waiver. Waivers will be available at the gate upon arrival. Parents can complete and sign the waiver for minor children. A signed waiver must be presented at the registration tent to pick up window decals and armbands.

Registration is for one jeep. A 2018 window decal must be visible to enter obstacle courses or trail rides. Registration forms shall include insurance company name and policy number. If your jeep is not street legal, then you should provide the insurance information for your other vehicle.

Once participants present a completed waiver they will be given an armband. The armband must be worn on the left wrist at all times while on the obstacle courses or trails. No participant will be permitted on the obstacle courses or trails without an armband. If you lose your armband then you can go to the registration tent for a replacement armband. Children must be accompanied by the parent or guardian that signed the waiver.

Seat belts or proper restraints must be worn at all times while on the property and the jeep is moving. If a child is riding in the jeep they must be in a car seat according to state law.

Horseplay and irresponsible behavior will not be tolerated. Safety is our priority. We want everyone to have fun, but everyone should always be considerate of other participants.

Alcohol is not permitted at the event. Pets are not permitted.

All participants must follow the directions of the spotters and volunteer staff while on the obstacle courses or trails.

Frequently Asked Questions

Friday, February 23rd through Sunday, February 25th.
Jeepin’ with Judd is held in Bartow, FL near the intersection of Cox Road and Ledley Wear Road. Follow the signs from there.
Pre-registration cost is $60 per jeep. Registration at the event is $80 per jeep.
The fee covers admission for all three days per jeep. There is not a “one day” fee. The fee includes unlimited use of obstacle courses and trail rides throughout the event. Night trail passes are additional and must be purchased in advance.
Night trail passes are limited and MUST be purchased during checkout while pre-registering. 
The entry fee covers everyone you can legally fit in your jeep. There should be restraints for everyone in your jeep.
All jeeps must be equipped with operational 4 wheel drive and it should always be engaged while on the obstacle course or trails. There will be multiple level trails and obstacle courses which may require special equipment. A list of suggested equipment will be posted prior to the event. 
No, you can trailer your jeep to the event and then park your trailer in the secured area provided.
Yes, we have a large primitive camping area that will be able to accommodate tents to large Class A Motor homes. For more information please see the camping section of our website.
Yes, there will be pressure washers available. For a small donation you will have use of the washer for a set time limit (similar to a self-service car wash).
Polk Sheriff’s Charities, Inc. uses Qgiv to collect payments. Qgiv is a Level 1 PCI Compliant provider. (For more information visit their website at www.qgiv.com)
All proceeds, after expenses, benefit Polk Sheriff’s Charities, Inc. For information about the Charity please visit here.
The Show N Shine will be on Friday night, February 23rd, on Main Street in Downtown Bartow.
This is a rain or shine event. There are no refunds. If it rains then we will just have to play in the mud. We are designing the course in such a way to limit the effect of rain.
Yes, you can use credit cards to pay for registration, raffle tickets, pressure washing and JWJ merchandise. Certain vendors may have the ability to accept credit cards.
Camping is cash only.
You can bring your own cooler, but it must remain in your vehicle.
Yes, we will have bounce houses.
Absolutely! Spectators are free and encouraged to attend.
No, this is an alcohol free event.
No, unfortunately due to this being an active cattle ranch, pets are not permitted. Only certified service dogs will be permitted. Certified service dogs must be leashed at all times.
Due to the high fire hazard on the ranch we cannot allow grills or fires in the parking or spectator area.
Yes, as long as the teenager is a licensed driver. If they have a restricted license they must be accompanied by a driver over 21 years of age. No unlicensed drivers will be permitted to operate a vehicle at the event.
No, ATV’s or golf carts are not permitted with the exception of JWJ staff, Emergency Medical personnel or Law enforcement.
Yes. We will have parking available for vehicles with trailers.