Ladies, over to you!

The adventure is waiting for you from the 7th to the 18th of October

The Roses des Sables Trophy is exclusively for women and follows the great tradition of African rally raids.

Every day, in a 4×4, SSV, a quad or on a bike, participants follow the Moroccan tracks with the help of a road book and their compass. The aim is to reach the finish line, following as closely as possible the route traced by the organization, speed is not important. Throughout the stage, participants must validate their passage by the CP points by the course stewards.

The Roses des Sables Trophy is not a race against the clock; its an orientation challenge. When you’re in the middle of a desert without cue, with tracks stretching to infinity, its an accurate interpretation of the road book that will get you out of there. Its not easy!

The drivers talent is constantly needed to avoid the pitfalls of the wadis, softened by the heat, and of course for crossing the daunting dunes.

(source : trophee-roses-des-sables.com)

General Rankings Top 20

  1. #300 - D. Coste & D. Crosse
  2. #452 - L. Garneau & M. Garneau
  3. #207 - S. De Greef & I. Royen
  4. #279 - V. Duguet & C. Bigot
  5. #175 - E. Henocque & M. Naudon
  6. #219 - V. Boualam & A. Chouikh
  7. #117 - C. Gourseaud & I. Pedoussaud
  8. #221 - M. Meyer & S. Werly
  9. #603 - M. Pilon & E. Lacasse-Pelletier
  10. #206 - S. Gay & N. Gadrois
  11. # 42 - C. Domain & J. Petit
  12. #198 - F. Courtois & Y. Soster
  13. #171 - J. Reymond & C. Reymond
  14. #233 - K. Harleaux & S. Dumortier
  15. #176 - AS. Deshoulières & S. Guerin
  16. # 71 - E. Rabier & A. Triffault
  17. #151 - A. Barbeau-Mathieu & K. Généreux
  18. #150 - M. Dubuc & S. Fiset
  19. #103 - I. Craff & M. Reynal
  20. # 46 - M. Gravel & M. Cousineau

All the results are HERE.

(source : trophee-roses-des-sables.com)

In pictures!

(source: trophee-roses-des-sables.com)

They ‘re off!

The weather wasn't great in Ciboure, but that didn't stop the Roses having a great day in the Roses des Sable village!

There was lots of excitement and fun and the final preparations were done in good humour!

Good luck to the Roses!

(source : Euro4x4parts & Trophée Roses des Sables)

Our Roses competing

Sophia Gay
FR FR
Pilot
Noëlle Gadrois
FR FR
Copilot
Patrol GR Y61 - Roses des Sables 2015
Patrol GR Y61
Stéphanie Guerin
FR FR
Pilot
Anne-Sophie Deshoulières
FR FR
Copilot
Patrol GR Break - Roses des Sables 2015
Patrol GR Break
Isabelle Craff
FR FR
Pilot
Mélanie Raynal
FR FR
Copilot
Nissan Patrol Y60 - Roses des Sables 2015
Nissan Patrol Y60
Sabine Ossonce
FR FR
Pilot
Blandine Ossonce
FR FR
Copilot
Toyota Hilux - Roses des Sables 2015
Toyota Hilux
Sylvie Petit
FR FR
Pilot
Magali Cirier
FR FR
Copilot
Land Rover Discovery - Roses des Sables 2015
Land Rover Discovery
Judith Reinhold
FR FR
Pilot
Claire Minvielle
FR FR
Copilot
Jeep Wrangler - Roses des Sables 2015
Jeep Wrangler
Corine Chabanais
FR FR
Pilot
Julie Chabanais
FR FR
Copilot
Toyota HDJ80 - Roses des Sables 2015
Toyota HDJ80
Maud Chiron
FR FR
Pilot
Sophie Rigour
FR FR
Copilot
Toyota KZJ95 - Roses des Sables 2015
Toyota KZJ95
Typhen Maupate
FR FR
Pilot
Clémence Vivares
FR FR
Copilot
Toyota KDJ95 - Roses des Sables 2015
Toyota KDJ95
Nathalie Sellem
FR FR
Pilot
Cathia Mascarau
FR FR
Copilot
Discovery 1 300 TDI - Roses des Sables 2015
Discovery 1 300 TDI
Sandrine Méon
FR FR
Pilot
Marie Ferragut
FR FR
Copilot
Nissan Patrol - Roses des Sables 2015
Nissan Patrol
Géraldine Saludas
FR FR
Pilot
Céline Ribotta
FR FR
Copilot
Patrol Y60 - Roses des Sables 2015
Patrol Y60
Stéphanie Faye
FR FR
Pilot
Mathilde Gras
FR FR
Copilot
Santana PS10 - Roses des Sables 2015
Santana PS10
Sandra Guiffard
FR FR
Pilot
Sabine Danty
FR FR
Copilot
Toyota HDJ80 - Roses des Sables 2015
Toyota HDJ80
Sylvie Aita
FR FR
Pilot
Ludivine Lièvre
FR FR
Copilot
Land Rover Discovery - Roses des Sables 2015
Land Rover Discovery
Laurie Hajraoui
FR FR
Pilot
Valérie Bortolin
FR FR
Copilot
Toyota LC KDJ95 - Roses des Sables 2015
Toyota LC KDJ95
Sylvie Lacosse
FR FR
Pilot
Manon Lacosse
FR FR
Copilot
Toyota HDJ80 - Roses des Sables 2015
Toyota HDJ80
Samira Darchy
FR FR
Pilot
Virginie Corbeau
FR FR
Copilot
Toyota LC - Roses des Sables 2015
Toyota LC
Anne Gaillard
FR FR
Pilot
Stéphanie Vavassori
FR FR
Copilot
Nissan Patrol GR - Roses des Sables 2015
Nissan Patrol GR
Virginie Hugret
FR FR
Pilot
Virginie Dotevage
FR FR
Copilot
Toyota KDJ95 - Roses des Sables 2015
Toyota KDJ95

Participating with Robin Techniques Auto

Team #219: Armelle Chouikh & Vanessa Boualam in a Toyota LC

Team #221: Maryline Meyer & Samantha Werly in a Nissan Patrol

and with Quad du Gaillou (Bruno Labé)

Team #121 : Judith Camiré & Julie Moreau

Team #427 : Caroline Amiot & Martine Perreault

Team #455 : Marilyn Allard & Janick Landry

Our Roses are committed!

Above and beyond the human and sporting dimensions that have united the Roses for the last 15 years is the mutual support and solidarity with the people of the desert. These values hold a prominent place in the hearts of the women competing.

In the aim to offer constructive help to the local population that is so welcoming, the organization of the Roses des Sables Trophy chose the association "Children of the Desert ".

The association has an excellent knowledge of the field and benefits from close contact with local NGOs, who can better assess and respond to needs. They also manage more efficiently ways to collect, transport and deliver equipment and in monitoring the support provided for the children.

Founded in 2005 and chaired by Laetitia Chevalier, the purpose of this association is to help children in need in Morocco.

" One of the Children of the Desert priorities is education, particularly that of girls, who are still, for various reasons, less education than boys. Today learning to read, write and count is a right that must be accessible at all. "

(fuente: enfantsdudesert.org)

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All the photos in this article were taken on authorized roads or tracks, private land, or during supervised competitions. Let's all do our part to preserve the environment!