next COMING EVENT

European Motorcycle Day Sunday Feb 18th 2024

Held at Balhannah Oval from 10am - 3pm All Bikes from the area shown on the logo welcome to exhibit on the oval. Club displays- Food Stalls - Music - Show and Shine with trophies
Entry to the Oval $5 cash at the gate
Entry to the Show & Shine $5

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News Flash -event updates

15/2/2024

Great news, as you are aware there have been road works on the bridge adjacent to the main entry to the Oval. We have been informed that Traffic Management officers will be on hand to regulate traffic flow and override the automated traffic light system to speed up the entry of Rider groups to the Oval.

12/2/2024

All is going well with the planning for EMD, but please note there have been road works on the bridge over Junction Creek adjacent to the main entrance to the grounds. Some traffic management measures may still be in place so we advise to use great care when entering & exiting the grounds. your cooperation in this matter is greatly appreciated.

8/2/2024

We have another event for you!  Join us for a night in the Presidents Room and VIP area at Gillman Speedway for the final event of the current speedway season. Cost of the night is just $10 on top of the entry fee at the gate. For this additional fee you will receive a complimentary beer wine or soft drink. It will be a great night with other motorcycling enthusiasts.  The ticket for entry into the VIP area will be going live on this website soon. Tickets are limited to 50 so get in as soon as you can.

20/1/2024

News Flash!!  the venue has been locked in for this year’s ‘Classics at Hart” Historic Motorcycle display at  Hart’s Mill Mundy Street, Port Adelaide, SA  for the weekend of 12 & 13th of October. Along with the indoor display we will also have our “Shine for Research” show & shine on Saturday and the “Ride for Research” cavalcade parade on Sunday. So start polishing those machines!

18/1/2024

We have locked in a visit to Gillman speedway for Saturday March 23rd, for an additional $10 on your normal entry fee you will have access to the VIP Area and President’s Room and receive a complimentary beer wine or soft drink. Tickets will be up on the site for purchase in early February.

16/1/2024

Everything is progressing well for next month’s EMD keep an eye on the Hills Courier and the Southern Argus for articles and promotions. We also have community announcements  on Coast FM and Flow fm 99.5

7/12/2023

European Motorcycle Day will be an event not to be missed. a great opportunity to get on your bike & go for a ride into the Hills on Sunday February 18th. Open between 10am & 3pm Entry to the Oval $5  Entry to the Show & Shine $5 and we will have the usual classes & the “Lucky Bastard” trophy all entrants are eligible for this one.

Next year we will once again be staging the fantastic two day “Classics at Hart” Historic Motorcycle Display at Hart’s Mill, Mundy Street Port Adelaide on Saturday 12th & Sunday 13th October 2024. We will reprise the “Ride for Research” Cavalcade Parade on Saturday & the “Shine for Research” show & shine on Sunday. Club displays of FOMsa affiliated clubs will be a feature. Entry Forms for display bikes will be posted in August. We will also post an entry form for both the “Ride for Research” and “Shine for Research” bikes at the same time. We will also allow walk up entries for these vents on the day. A fee of $10 will apply for each bike entered in the Cavalcade Parade & Show & Shine events. The entry of Display bikes is as always free!

25/9/23

Online entries are now closed, if you wish to attend you can buy a daily tickets at the start of each ride day.  May I extend a big thank you to all those who have entered online. This makes administration of the event so much easier for the small band of dedicated volunteers who work so hard throughout the year to bring the FOMsa events to you.

28/8/2023

 Well it’s Official the Festival of Motorcycling SA (FOMSA) incorporated now exists 

Date Issued:25 August2023
Organisation Number:16327392
Reference Number:16327392

We invite all South Australian Motorcycle Clubs to contact us to learn more about becoming an affiliated member of FOMSA.

20/8/2023

Join the Barossa Valley Classic Motorcycle Cycle Club for their 37th Annual Rally on October 14th & 15th at Angaston Oval Complex. for more information send an email to barossavcmcc@gmail.com

13/8/2023

Entries have started coming in for this year’s events. Don’t delay getting yours in as we will be closing off on Sept. 20th.

Check out our guests for “Night of Champions” (click on the page from the drop down events menu. We are pleased to have Jason O’Halloran back as our MC this year..

19/07/2023

Well great news we have added a Tour of Gillman Speedway to Day 5 of MRW meet at 10am at the venue 65 Wilkins Rd Gillman Morning tea will be available.

16/07/2023

We are working on finishing off this year’s FOMsa Motorcycle Ride Week with a Fund raising FOMsa “Ride for Research” Poker Run. Details are being finalised. I can tell you we will start & finish at the same point with three stops on the way. With cash and prizes to be won on the day. So get a group together and enter it promises to be a great day out for a good cause.

14/07/2023

Day one of this year’s Motorcycle Ride Week will be hosted by the Adelaide Hills 59 Club. This will include a ride to the V&V Swap meet at Balhannah then continue on to Barossa Vintage Collingrove Hill Climb. Entry to both fixtures is  included in your MRW entry registration. Your headlamp entry sticker will see you enter at no charge and you will be directed to the designated parking area for FOMsa.  Further details will be posted once registrations are open.

9/7/23

FOMsa European Motorcycle Day locked in for February 18th 2024 at Balhannah Oval , Music, Food and Coffee + trade stalls & more! Hosted by DOCSA

29/6/23

This year’s FOMsa Motorcycle Ride Week will have some changes, first is to Monday 2nd October. It will now feature the COMCC River Ramble, at this early stage of Planning we are proposing to leaving Civic Park Tea Tree Gully at 9.30am heading for Mannum then north to Purnong river crossing back to Mannum and on to Murray Bridge for Lunch at the Riverside Park then on to Wellington Crossing the River heading to Strathalbyn for afternoon tea then home to Adelaide. We ran a similar ride in 2021 concluding at Murray Bridge.

18/6/23

This year we are fortunate to have Jason O’Halloran returning to MC the Night of Champions. we are looking at 4 guests from Speedway, Observed Trials, Land Speed Record, and the bLU cRU to entertain us with their experiences pursuing the dream. Tickets will go on sale in August with prices set at Juniors under 16 $30 Adults $40 1st drink and supper included. tickets are limited so you will have to be fast when they go on sale.

6/4/23

British Motorcycle Day was a great success for all those attended. Let’s make it bigger & better next year.

Festival of Motorcycling Ride dates set- 1-7 October 2-23

Night of Champions set for Wednesday 5th October at the Adelaide Speedboat Club Gillman.

5/3/23

We have a ride to The SA Police Historical Society Museum on Sunday 19/3/23 we have three meeting sites to start the ride. Southern Riders will meet at McDonalds car park at Darlington , North Eastern riders will meet at Civic Park NE Road Modbury, Western Riders at Harts Mill Mundy St Port Adelaide. Gather at 9.00 am for 9.30 start. We have arranged parking within the Thebarton Police Barracks off Gaol Rd.

Entry to the Museum is $10 per person. After museum visit those interested can ride on to Semaphore for Coffee & a bite of Lunch at UCB Cafe 47 Semaphore Rd.

8/2/23

We had our first FOMsa committee meeting for 2023 and were pleased to Welcome Peter Donellan from the VJMC SA chapter as a guest. Details for the FOMsa British Motorcycle Day were thrashed out. This year visiting Motorcyclists will be able to park their machines on the allocated section of the oval.         We also discussed having a different display theme for next year’s event possibly a European or Japanese focus for the day. Your feedback on this idea is greatly appreciated.

28/10/2022  

Well we have our wrap up meeting on the November 9th. We will be able to announce the Amount we have raised for this year’s Bursary recipient and also outline the dates for next year’s events.  Stay tuned for more information.
 
 

WELCOME TO FESTIVAL OF MOTORCYCLING SA
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Working together for a better Community

SAHMRI is our Charitable Partner

Together our great South Australian Motorcycle Clubs have established the FOMsa – SAHMRI PhD Student’s Medical  Research Bursary Fund. The objective of the fund is to raise funds to be used as an annual monetary grant. To be used to purchase equipment and provide Lab time to assist in the field of study of the recipient.

It is our aim to foster our brightest young talents and keep them here in South Australia,  giving them an opportunity to establish themselves as research leaders  into a diverse range of medical disciplines.

With your help & support we are sure we can succeed.

 

FOMsa - SAHMRI PhD Student's Medical Research Bursary Fund. please make a donation.

Helping fund this vital research and support the PhD candidates of SAHMRI, by assisting them to become the future leaders of health and medical research. Our inaugural winner was Khalia Primer
Khalia Primer, a PhD candidate researching the vascular complications of diabetes, will be benefitting from the funds raised by the Night of Champions.
OUR MISSION

"to preserve and to promote"

Social

Community

Riding

FOMsa stage a number of events  providing opportunities for the motorcycle community to come together. To enjoy their passion for showing and riding their machines. We encourage interaction between all the diverse range of clubs. When they come together and enjoy a great day out.

FOMsa is committed to work to improve our community, one of our initiatives is the    FOMsa – SAHMRI PhD Medical Research Student Bursary Fund. Our events focus on raising money to assist the next generation of the best and brightest students with their work.

FOMsa events will take you on some of the best roads around South Australia. During the Festival in October we have rides covering the Barossa Valley, the Adelaide Hills, the Southern Vales & Fleurier Peninsula the Mid North and Murray Lands. If you can join us you wont regret the experience!

FOMsa's Foundation & Affiliated Clubs

Our Foundation Sponsors & Supporters

Scammells a great supporter of FOMsa www.scammellauctions.com.au/

Murray Lands Council a great supporter of FOMsa's Mannum Events

Some of the events that FOMsa has staged in it's short history

COMCC "Classics at Hart" display Port Adelaide

Fomsa's Ride for Research

FOMsa Silo Tour

FOMsa Silo Endurace Challenge

FOMsa British Motorcyle Day

SAHMRI is our Charitable Partner

Together these great South Australian Motorcycle Clubs have established the FOMsa – SAHMRI PhD Student’s Medical  Research Bursary Fund. The objective of the fund is to raise funds to be used as an annual monetary grant. To be used to purchase equipment and provide Lab time to assist in the field of study of the recipient.

It is our aim to foster our brightest young talents and keep them here in South Australia,  giving them an opportunity to establish themselves as research leaders  into a diverse range of medical disciplines.

With your help & support we are sure we can succeed.

FOMsa - SAHMRI PhD Student's Medical Research Bursary Fund. please make a donation.

Helping fund this vital research and support the PhD candidates of SAHMRI, by assisting them to become the future leaders of health and medical research. Our inaugural winner was Khalia Primer
Khalia Primer, a PhD candidate researching the vascular complications of diabetes, will be benefitting from the funds raised by the Night of Champions.

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