Ames RAGBRAI updates for the week of April 24

AMES, IOWA, April 24, 2023 – The local organizing committee for the Ames RAGBRAI overnight announces opportunities for the Ames community to get involved in planning and preparation for the July 25 event:

– A volunteer portal has been launched to encourage residents to sign up to assist with Ames RAGBRAI events. Sign up at

– Additional volunteers will be needed to house riders in their homes and yards; hosting information will be available soon at

– Vendor information and applications are now available at . An official vendor permit is required for anyone wishing to sell or give away items (outside of their place of business) during the July 25 event.

– Businesses and individuals wishing to support the Ames RAGBRAI event can become sponsors. Sponsorship levels range from $500 to $10,000 and go to support the RAGBRAI overnight event in Ames. Sponsorship information can be found at

– Coming soon: A mainstage entertainment announcement, cycling route through the city, campground information, and more.

– The Ames RAGBRAI overnight theme is Cycling Fun & G“AMES”

For more information, contact:
Carole Gieseke
Discover Ames director of marketing and communications
(515) 956-4602 /