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BECOME A GAZELLE : IT ALL STARTS HERE

BE PART OF THE LEGEND

The Rallye Aïcha des Gazelles du Maroc is a unique human adventure. It is open to all women, both amateur and professional alike.
Are you looking for an intense adventure, cut off from the rest of the world ? Come experience the thrill of an incomparable event.

Many of you want to participate, so we invite you to pre-register as soon as possible

TO COMPETE, YOU MUST

Be 18 years or older,

Have a teammate (it’s up to you to decide who will be driver/navigator: you can switch roles during the event)

Have a 4×4, side-by-side (SSV), quad bike (ATV), truck, crossover, hybrid, electric vehicle

Be motivated and have the desire to take on a challenging adventure !

THE RALLYE OFFERS 4 VEHICLE CLASSES

4X4 / Truck Class
A team is 2 participants and a 4×4 or truck (truck teams may have 3 participants)

Quad / SSV (2-seater/1-seater)
A team is 2 participants and two Quad bikes or one 2-seater SSV or two 1-seater SSVs

Crossover / Crossover Hybrid Class
A team is 2 participants and a Crossover or Crossover Hybrid

E-Gazelle Class
A team is 2 participants and an electric vehicle

Find out more about the dates !

Friday 18 march

France – Nice | The Gazelles carry out their technical and administrative verifications (closed to the public)

Saturday 19 march

France – Nice | Official start (open to the public) & transfer to Morocco

From 21 to 22 march

Morocco – Erfoud | The Gazelles carry out their technical and administrative verifications, Maroc

From 24 to 31 march

Morocco | Your Rally

Friday 01 april

Maroc | Transfer to Essaouira

Saturday 02 april

Morocco, Essaouira | Official finish on the beach, prize-giving ceremony and closing gals evening

STEP 1 : IT ALL STARTS HERE !

The Rallye is a year-long project : you need to find sponsors, fundraise, train, organize, plan your trip : a year-long project.

Where do I start ?

Do I have to rent a vehicle ?
What training do I need ?

You will have many questions before you begin.
We invite you to submit a request for information to receive our Participation Guide, a 60-page document that will provide you with a good understanding of the event

First of all

REQUEST FOR INFORMATION


Then give us a call to discuss your impressions and ignite your spirit of adventure…

Karine, Carole, Hélène, Marina, Élodie, Anthony and Olivia are here to guide and coach you every step of the way

Closing date for the 2022 edition: February 1, 2022 (subject to availability)

CONTACT US

USA

Karine

usagazelles@maienga.com

A COMMUNITY OF PAST GAZELLES

Participants who have already done the Rallye take the slogan « Once a Gazelle, always a Gazelle ! » to heart.

Read their tips and ask them questions on Le SOUK des Gazelles

LOOKING FOR A TEAM MATE ?

No need to panic

You’re not the only one.

Every year, many prospective Gazelles get together via our Facebook group Toi + Moi = Rallye Aïcha des Gazelles

STEP 2 : FULL SPEED AHEAD !

Pre-registration

We recommend pre-registering to make your participation official in the eyes of future sponsors, and because pre-registration gives you access to information and communication tools that will help you prepare for the event :

  • A pre-registration certificate to make your project more credible when you approach companies to sponsor you,
  • Access to a private web space for pre-registered teams where you will find high-resolution photos, videos, a sample sponsorship presentation, a help manual for finding sponsors and more,
  • A pre-registration kit with Rallye goodies, flyers and posters will be mailed to you.

Pre-registration costs 400 Euros* per team and is deducted from your registration fees..

Your pre-registration can be transferred to any other edition of the Rallye (with no time limit) or other Maïenga event. If you should choose to cancel your pre-registration, an administration fee of 100 Euros* will be retained.

To pre-register : click here

(*other currencies : ask your Team Contact)

STEP 3 : STICK TO YOUR HEADING ! REGISTRATION TO THE 31th EDITION

Closing date for the 2022 edition : February 1 (within the limits of available places)

E-gazelle / 4×4 / Truck / Crossover / Crossover Hybrid
class

Registration fee for vehicle + driver and navigator : 14980 €*

Quad / SSV
class

Registration fee for vehicle + driver and navigator : 14400 €*

(*other currencies : ask your Team Contact)

THE REGISTRATION FEE INCLUDES

  • Registration for the driver/navigator and vehicle for the 15-day event including 9 days of OFF-ROAD competition in Morocco

  • Sport management
    Including development of the route each year, topographical maps, and daily preparation and publishing of results on the Internet during the event

  • 360 organizers on the ground to support you during the event, and 20 full-time organizers all year long

  • Fail-safe security with 24/7 monitoring using “Iritrack” satellite tracking (real-time geolocation of all vehicles by satellite) backed up by a SARSAT distress beacon

  • Mechanical assistance with more than 40 mechanics to check and fix your vehicles day and night

  • Medical assistance (6 emergency doctors, 1 nurse, 2 physiotherapists, 2 emergency helicopters … a real Gazelle clinic)

  • Sporting event liability insurance during the competition

  • Repatriation insurance during the event

  • Fuel during the competition

  • The “bivouac” (base camp) during the 9 days of competition, in the middle of the desert with showers and toilets (80 people put up and take down the traveling bivouac, 500m² mess tent, 3 media tents, 2 medical tents with beds, a relaxation area and more)

  • All meals during the competition (Moroccan cuisine, tea, coffee, Moroccan pastries in a Berber tent)

  • Drinking water

  • The day of technical and administrative verifications

  • The awards ceremony and gala evening in a marquee tent in Essaouira, Morocco

  • Real-time tracking and the ability to follow teams on a map on the Rallye’s “Live” website

  • Real-time tracking and the ability to follow teams on a map on the Rallye’s “Live” website

  • 8 professional photographers roam the desert for quality photos of each team

  • 20 technicians produce video images and film footage

  • 25 media vehicles for the journalists on location

  • Phone booths in the desert with the reasonable rate of 2€ per minute

  • Free email service for sending and receiving messages from your sponsors, friends and families

  • An Internet team file mentioning the list of sponsors for each crew, and photos during the Rally

  • Offsetting of CO2 emissions from all vehicles during the event through Yann Arthus Bertrand’s Goodplanet Foundation

  • A Team vest created especially for the Rallye