Wisconsin Good Sam Organization 
Photo Archives

1969 - March Chartered - September 26-28 - Portage - WI Fairgrounds (Fall Rally) - 17 Rigs - Planned a 10 day caravan from Portage to travel Wisconsin *Ralph Yeazel of Pardeeville, WI - Region 3 Director (1969-1979) - *Joe Perzentka of Oshkosh, WI - State President (1969) - 120 members in Wisconsin 1970 - June 12-14 - Portage - Veterans Field  (Spring Rally) - 22 Rigs - 5 day caravan to New Glarus, Spring Green and Prairie du Chien
1970 - September 25-27 - Wautoma - Lake of the Woods (Fall Rally) - 6 Rigs - One week tour of Wisconsin colors  1971 - June 11-13 - Portage - Veterans Field (Spring Rally) - 50 Rigs - 2 Chapters - Log Chopping Contest
1971 - September 10-12 - Wautoma - Lake of the Woods (Fall Rally) - 65 Rigs - 4 Chapters in WI - *Tom Staniforth of Shawano, WI - State President (1970-1971) 1972 - June 9-11 - Rhinelander -  Holiday Acres (Spring Rally) - 100 Rigs - 5 Chapters in WI - *Clifford Hayes of Eau Claire, WI - State Director (1972-1973)
1972 - August 11-13 - **Region 3 Rally** - Portage - 258 Rigs - 725 Good Sammers from 29 States - 3 Canadian Provinces -  1972 - September 8-10 - Rio Silver Springs Campground (Fall Rally) - 4 chapters in WI 

1973 - June 8-10 - Chippewa Falls (Spring Rally) - 10 Chapters

1973 - September 14-16 - Elkhorn - Walworth County Fairgrounds (Fall Rally) - Hosts: Milwaukee Roamers, Badger Trailblazers & Racine Rollin Rigs - 
1974 - June 7-9 - Baraboo (Spring Samboree) - Host: Badger Trailblazers - 125 Rigs - 1,487 members in WI *Changed to Samboree* 1974 - September 20-22 - Oshkosh Winnebago County (Fall Samboree) - Host: Fox Valley Rovers - *Martin Boeller of Shawano, WI - State President (1974-1977)
1975 - June 13-15 - Elkhorn (Spring Samboree) - Host: Wisconsin Wheelies - 113 Rigs 1975 - September 12-14 - Shawano (Fall Samboree) - Host: Shawano Area Campers
1976 - June 11-13 - Chippewa Falls (Spring Samboree) - Host: Sawdust City Sams - 7 Chapters in WI 1976 - September 17-19 - Fond du Lac (Fall Samboree) - Host: Milwaukee Roamers - Corn Roast - 186 Rigs
1977 - June 10-12 - Portage (Spring Samboree) - Host: Badger Trailblazers - 241 Rigs 1977 - September 16-18 - Merrill (Fall Samboree) - Host: Badger Trailblazers
1978 - June 9-11 - Fond du Lac County Fairgrounds (Spring Samboree) - Host: Fox Valley Roamers - 159 Rigs - *Russell Sprengle of Monona, WI - State Director (1978-1981 1978 - September 8-10 - Merrill (Fall Samboree) - Host: Valley Bummers - Theme: "Neat & Clean" -189 Rigs
1979 - June 15-17 - Jefferson County Fairgrounds (Spring Samboree) - Host: Rocky Rollers - Dogs for the Deaf became GS official charity 1979 - September 14-16 - Kenosha County Fairgrounds in Wilmont (Fall Samboree) - Host: Dusty Road Runners - 231 Rigs - 32 chapters in WI
1980 - June 13-15 - Angell Park Sun Prairie (Spring Samboree) - Host: Yahara Black Hawks - Bicycle Rodeo - 169 Rigs - 21 chapters in WI 1980 - September 12-14 - Mauston (Fall Samboree) - Host: Jackpine Travelers - 182 Rigs 
1981 - June 12-14 - Portage (Spring Samboree) - Host: Yellow Thunder Sams  1981September 11-13 - Brown County DePere (Fall Samboree) - Host: Bay Sammers
1982 - June 11-13 - St. Croix Falls (Spring Samboree) - 22 Chapters - Host: Apple River Drifters *Winifred Joos of Eau Claire - State Director (1982-1985) 1982 - June 21-25 - **National Samboree** - Green Bay Arena Grounds
1982 - September 10-12 - Clark County Neillsville (Fall Samboree) Hosts: Black River Ramblers - 35 chapters in WI 1983 - June 17-19 -  Columbia County Fairgrounds - Veterans Memorial Park - Portage (Spring Samboree) Host: Red Bud City Good Samers - 29 Chapters
1983 - September 9-11 - Jefferson County (Fall Samboree) Hosts: Wisconsin Wheelies & Wauko Sams - Theme: "Friendship Days" 1984 - June 8-10 - Branch (Spring Samboree) Hosts: Happy Ours & Happy Wanderers - Wisconsin's 15th Anniversary
1984 - September 7-9 - Beaver Dam (Fall Samboree) Hosts: Roving Retreads  1985 - June 7-9 - Ellsworth (Spring Samboree) Hosts: Kinnic Kampers 
1985 -  September 13-15 - Richland Center (Fall Samboree) Hosts: River Valley Owls  1986 - June 13-15 - Mondovi (Spring Samboree) -  Hosts: Sawdust City Sams & Roving Friends - 249 Rigs 
1986 - September 5-7 - Marshfield (Fall Samboree) Hosts: Marshlanders - (20th Anniversary - International) - *Robert Williamson of Amery - State Director (1986-1987) 1987 - June 12-14 - Union Grove (Spring Samboree) Hosts: Tri-ity Travelers
1987 - September 11-13 - Stoughton (Fall Samboree) Hosts: Bell Ringers  1988 - June 10-12 - Seymour (Spring Samboree) - 302 Rigs - Host: Paper Valley Breakaways 
1988 - September 9-11 - West Salem (Fall Samboree) Host: God's Country Campers - Theme: "Family Picnic" - *Jim Clark of Menasha - State Director (1988-1991) 1989 - Shawano (Spring Samboree) Host: Shawano Area Campers
 1989 - Rhinelander (Fall Samboree) Host: Rhinelander Hodags - Theme: "Outhouse-PJs" 1990 - June 8-10 - St. Croix Falls (Spring Samboree) Host: Apple River Drifters 
1990 - Union Grove (Fall Samboree) Host: Milwaukee Roamers  1991 - June 7-9 - Seymour (Spring Samboree) Host: Bay Sammers
1991 - September 13-15 - Baraboo (Fall Samboree) Host: Yellow Thunder Sams - *Bernice Moore of Larsen - State Director (1991-1993) 1992 - June 12-14 - Jefferson (Spring Samboree) Host: Rocky Rollers - Theme: "Clowning Around" 
1992 - September 11-13 - Merrill (Fall Samboree) Host: Valley Bummers - Theme: "Remember When" 1993 - June 11-13 - Beaver Dam (Spring Samboree) - 332 Rigs - Host: Dairyland Hobos  - Theme: "Western"
1993 - September 10-12 - Baraboo (Fall Samboree) Host: Red Bud City Good Sammers - Theme: "Halloween"  1994 - June 10-12 -  WI 25th Anniversary - Superior (Spring Samboree) Host: Star of the North - Theme: "Where Sail Meets Rail" - *Winifred Joos of Eau Claire - State Director (1994-1995)
1994 - September 9-11 - Portage (Fall Samboree) Host: Red Bud City Good Sammers- Theme: "County Fair" - WI 25th Anniversary 1995 - June 7-10 - Neillsville (Spring Samboree) Host: Black River Ramblers - Theme: "The American Way" 
1995 - September 7-10 - Stoughton (Fall Samboree) Host: Yahara Blackhawks - Theme: "Home for the Holidays" 1996 - June 13-16 - Manitowoc (Spring Samboree) Hosts: Happy Wanderers, Kettle Kountry Rovers, WI Wheelies, Volunteers & State Staff - Theme: "Come Drop Your Anchor in Manitowoc" - *Ron Cater of Altoona - State Director - (1996-1997)
1996 - September 12-15 - Pierce County Fairgrounds Ellsworth (Fall Samboree) - Host: Kinnic Kampers - Theme: "September Fest in the West Hitch Up in Ellsworth" 1997 - June 13+15 - Buffalo County Fairgrounds Mondovi (Spring Samboree) - Hosts: Sawdust City Sams - Theme: "Trucking on Down to Mondovi"
1997 - September 12-14 - Marshfield (Fall Samboree) - Hosts: Marshlanders - Theme: "Rally Around the Barn"        1998 - June 19-21 - Manitowoc County Expo Grounds Manitowoc (Spring Samboree) - Theme: "Sailing Back in Time" - *Sharon Jasper of Madison - State Director (1998-2001)
1998 - September 18-20 - State Fairgrounds Marshfield (Fall Samboree) - Theme: "Autumn Harvest" 1999 - June 18-20 - Mandt Park Stoughton Samboree -Theme: Wisconsin 30th Anniversary
1999 - August 3-7 - **International Samboree** - Madison 1999 - September 17-19 Central Wisconsin State Fairgrounds Marshfield (Fall Samboree)
 *ONE SAMBOREE A YEAR STARTS NOW*
2000 - June 16-18 - Central Wisconsin State Fairgrounds Marshfield Samboree - Theme: "In the Good Ole' Summer Time" 2001 - June 14-17 - Monroe County Fairgrounds Tomah Samboree - Theme: "Salute to Armed Forces" - 363 Rigs
2002 - June 13-16 -  Monroe County Fairgrounds Tomah Samboree - Theme: "Nifty Fifties" - 306 Rigs - *Al Schattschneider of Monroe - State Director (2002-2005) 2003 - June 12-15 -  Monroe County Fairgrounds Tomah Samboree - Theme: "Wisconsin Luau"
January 2004 State Meeting May 2004 State Meeting
2004 - June 17-20 -  Monroe County Fairgrounds Tomah Samboree - Theme: "Wisconsin Country" September 2004 State Meeting
April State Meeting 2005 2005 - June 15-19 -  Monroe County Fairgrounds Tomah Samboree - Theme: Summer Polka Fest - "Wisconsin 35th Anniversary"
September 2005 State Meeting - No Photos April 2006 State Meeting - No Photos
2006 - June 14-18 -  Monroe County Fairgrounds Tomah Samboree - Theme: "Under the Big Top" - *Jean Goossen of Amery - State Director (2006-2011) September 2006 State Meeting
April 2007 State Meeting 2007 - June 13-17 -  Monroe County Fairgrounds Tomah Samboree - Theme: "Roaring Twentiess"
September 2007 State Meeting - No Photos April 2008 State Meeting
 2008 - June 11-15 -  Monroe County Fairgrounds Tomah Samboree - Theme: "South of the Border" September 2008 State Meeting - No Photos
April 2009 State Meeting 2009 - June 17-21 -  Polk County Fairgrounds St. Croix Falls Samboree - Theme: "North to Alaska"
September 2009 State Meeting April 2010 State Meeting
 2010 - June 15-20 - Brown County Fairgrounds De Pere Samboree - Theme: "Heroes & Legends" September 2010 State Meeting
April State Meeting 2011 2011 - June 14-19 -  Monroe County Fairgrounds Tomah Samboree - Theme: "Moo'n Back to Tomah"
October State Meeting 2011 April State Meeting 2012
2012 - June 14-17 - Polk County Fairgrounds St. Croix Falls Samboree - Theme: "Cruisin' Down the River" - *Wayne Schuette of Cleveland - State Director (2012-2015) October State Meeting 2012
April State Meeting 2013  2013 - June 13-16 - Manitowoc County Expo and Ice Center Manitowoc Samboree  - Theme: "Anchors Away"
October State Meeting 2013 May State Meeting 2014
2014 - June 12-15 - Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds Chippewa Falls Samboree - Theme: "Christmas in June" October State Meeting 2014
May State Meeting 2015 2015 June 18-21 - Polk County Fairgrounds St. Croix Falls Samberee - Theme: "Go West Young Man"
October State Meeting 2015 April 30 State Meeting 2016
2016 - June 16-19 Manitowoc County Expo and Ice Center Manitowoc Rally - Theme: "Off to the Races" *Changed back to Rally* -  *Robert Ruh of Elkhart Lake - State Director (2016- October State Meeting 2016
April 29 State Meeting 2017 2017 - June 15-18 - Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds Chippewa Falls Rally - Theme: "Chip Away @ Chippewa"
October State Meeting 2017