We'll be hosting an information meeting on Saturday, August 18, 2018 from 1-3PM at Bert's Mega Mall, 1151 N. Azusa Ave., Covina, CA.

There will be prize giveaways, tickets will be available for the ASA raffle, and refreshments will be served. Topics include an update on the dunes, Patton Valley Access, railroad crossing issue, Glamis Beach store, and Duner's Diner.

See the flyer below for more information.

ASA info meeting August 18, 2018

jim bramham orhof

The American Sand Association is pleased to have long-time board member and off-road advocate Jim Bramham nominated into the Off-Road Motorsports Hall of Fame Class of 2018.

From the Off-Road Motorsports Hall of Fame

Reno, NV – The Off-Road Motorsports Hall of Fame (ORMHOF) welcomes inductees Jim Bramham, Johnny Campbell, Mark McMillin, Robbie Pierce, Ed Robinson and Cameron Steele as the Class of 2018.

The six new inductees will join 87 current members of the Off-Road Motorsports Hall of Fame. The new members will be formally inducted on October 29 at the ORMHOF 2018 Induction & Awards Ceremony presented by Ford at the South Point Hotel Casino in Las Vegas. The event is open to the public and tickets are on sale now. For more information visit the Hall of Fame website at www.ormhof.org. Order tickets by going to this link.

Read Jim's full bio here

Richard Breen

The American Sand Association (“ASA”) is pleased to announce the receipt of a substantial donation from the estate of Mr. Richard Breen, of San Diego, California.  RB, as he was known to his friends, was an outdoor person, and spent a large portion of his life outside at the beach, the mountains and the desert.  He was an avid duner and supporter of the ASA for many years. He was a veteran of the Coast Guard, where he was a Fire Control Tech, and also of the Navy, where he was an Electronic tech.  While in the Navy he worked on Radar antennas for F4 and F14 jets, and also worked on research and development projects.  Per his final wishes his ashes will be sent to space.

Mr. Breen’s generous donation will greatly assist the ASA in its mission to protect the public’s access to public lands, including the Imperial Sand Dunes Recreation Area (“ISDRA”) in Imperial Valley, California.  This includes the ASA’s efforts to re-establish access to Patton Valley from the Sand Highway and to restore access to the east side of the dunes in Glamis across the railroad tracks. 

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