Camping at Gilbert Brown Van Invitational

Champions Riverside Resort is located just north of La Crosse in the heart of the stunningly beautiful Coulee Region, known for the tall bluffs that bracket the Mississippi River on the Minnesota and Wisconsin borders. Champion’s is centrally located to many of the areas great festivals and events, including hosting the annual Gilbert Brown Van Invitational custom van show. In 2017 the show is Friday, October 20th through Sunday, October 22nd. Don’t Miss Out. Book your site early!

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Advanced Reservations are requested and must be paid in FULL at the time of booking by a VISA or MC. If paying by check or cash, it must be received within 5 business days of making the reservation. RESERVATIONS ARE NON REFUNDABLE.


Rates are based on a total of 5 adults (>21) or 2 adults, and 3 children under the age of 18 years, and ONE car per site. ALL additional cars on any overnight site incur a $5/stay fee. Additional camping units are not recommended on single sites. They may incur a $25 + tax/night fee (ask about details). All cars must be tagged.


Campsite Check-in: noon – Check-out by 11 am

For the courtesy of our Camping Guests, we request that you arrive by 10 pm if possible. Check with reservations for exceptions.

Rental Unit Check-in: 4pm – Check-out Noon (An additional fee may apply for early check-in.)

2 night minimum reservations are required on a weekend or 3 nights for a Holiday weekend.

Weekly Activities

  • Friday Night Fish Fry
  •  Every Friday from 3-9pm! 2 piece dinner only $7.95, the 3 piece dinner only $8.95! All dinners served with french fries, coleslaw ,and garlic toast! (Champions Riverside Bar & Grill)
  • Saturday Steak Dinner
  •  Every Saturday from 4-9pm! Join us for our Saturday night Steak Dinner A 12 oz. New York Strip with a baked potato, coleslaw, and a roll – All for only $14.99! (Champions Riverside Bar & Grill)
  • Saturday & Sunday Breakfast
  •  Every Saturday & Sunday from 8-11:30am!
  • Friday at 9pm: Drawing in Bar
  •  Come to the Bar & Grill for a chance to win big!
  • Saturday at 2pm: Meat Raffle, 50/50 Raffle, and Pig Races in Bar
  • Saturday at 9pm: Drawing in Bar
  •  Come to the Bar & Grill for a chance to win big!
  • Lasagna Special
  •  Every Wednesday from 4pm – close
  • Happy Hour
  •  Every Mon-Thurs from 3 – 6pm
  • Movie Night(Camping season)
  •  Come to the white tent every Friday night at 8pm to watch an outdoor movie! (weather permitting, If not-inside)
  • Teen Dance(Camping season)
  •  Come to the white tent & show off your dance moves every Saturday night at 8pm!  (weather permitting) Memorial Day- Labor Day
  • Tie Dye T-shirts (Camping season)
  • Craft Corral(Camping season)
  •  Open Saturdays 10-12pm & 1-2pm!


At Champion’s Riverside Resort we pride ourselves in having an activity that any age can enjoy! You can play on our playground, challenge someone in your family or someone you just met to a game of horseshoes, get a cool down playing Water Wars, group a couple of teams together and enjoy a game of volleyball, play fellow campers in GaGa Balls and more! If you want to have a relaxing time you can go on our wagon rides and enjoy a bowl of ice cream. NEW in 2017, Champions Riverside Resort is welcoming Mini Golf! The fun doesn’t end there though. Check out more of the great activities that Champions offers!

  • Glitter tattoos
  • Zipline
  • Laser Tag
  • Jumping Pillow
  • Barrel rides
  • Teen Dance
  • Bags
  • GaGa Balls
  • Wagon Rides
  • Outdoor Movies
  • Volleyball
  • Musical Dots
  • Inflatables
  • Bounce House
  • Craft Room
  • Safari Giant
  • Basketball
  • Playground
  • Carousel
  • Candy Bar Races
  • Battle Wars
  • Horse Races
  • Pedal Bikes
  • Tie-Dye T-shirts
  • Water Wars
  • Fishing
  • Canoeing
  • Celebrity Appearances
  • S’mores Bar
  • Foam Fun
  • Human Billiards
  • Ice Cream Social

Make Your Reservations now! Or call Champion’s Riverside Resort at +1(608) 582-2995.