2 Off Road Events Scheduled This Summer In Sturgis, SD

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The Sturgis Off Road Rally’s 2018 are added to our 2018 EVENTS CALENDAR.

Full Throttle Saloon Off Road Rally July 25-30

The iconic Full Throttle Saloon is kicking off the riding season with a new Off Road Rally brought to you by Polaris and Highlifter. This rally is only a week before the big motorcycle rally begins, so if you like bikes too, you won’t be disappointed.  At this event, you can see Rhett Rotten’s Wall Of Death (on a motorcycle) check out vendor and of naturally trail ride. Polaris will have demos which will be a great place to try out the RS1. Contests include Bad 2 da Bone, sled pulls, poker runs and mud bogs. Event wristbands are $75.

To make your UTV temporarily street legal in South Dakota;

  • When you arrive in Sturgis, visit Meade County Treasurer’s Office, 1300 Sherman Street, Suite 107, Sturgis, SD 57785.
  • You may call the Treasurer’s Office at 605.347.5871 or email them at [email protected]
  • Fee for temporary license plate will be $5-$15 depending on vehicle.
  • Meade County Treasurer’s Office will need the following:
  • Purchase a Motorized Trail Permit at https://blackhillsparks.org/product-category/atv-permits/
  • Off Road Vehicles have to have the following to be street legal: Rear view Mirror, Horn, Exhaust and muffler, Headlights, License plate light, Parking lights, tail lights, stop lights, & Minimum 200cc engine for 4-wheel

Sign up for the Full Throttle Saloon OFF Road Rally at https://fullthrottlesaloon.com/pages/utv-rally-2018



















Sturgis Off Road Rally, September 21-23 

The City of Sturgis, South Dakota  is excited to host the 2nd Annual Sturgis Off-Road Rally Friday, September 21 – Sunday, September 23!  Along with hundreds of miles of great trail riding you can enjoy poker runs, UTV hill climb, drag races, show N shine and an OHV parade. Full package registration of $55 includes a T-shirt, Mayor’s Ride, Mayor’s Social, Poker Run, Orienteering Challenge, Hash Run, and MX races. Spectator entry into the races, and Show & Shine. (Racing entry fees are separate). Passengers are $20 each, children under 12 are free! Register now, fees increase $10 starting August 1.  Sign up at http://www.sturgissuperstore.com/sturgis-experiences/Sturgis-off-road-rally. Any questions, call (605) 720-0800.

Friday, September 21

8:00 a.m.         Onsite registration opens – Jackpine Gypsies Club Grounds

8:00 a.m.         Ride on your own

8:30 a.m.         Orienteering Challenge

12:00 (noon)    Vendor Booths, DEMO’s & Obstacle   course track opens 

3:30 p.m.         Registration / 5:30 p.m. ATV/UTV Hill Climb

Saturday, September 22

8:00 a.m.         Registration Opens – Jackpine     Gypsies Club Grounds

9:00 a.m.         Poker Ride Leaves

9:00 a.m.         Vendor Booths, DEMO’s & Obstacle   course track opens

10:30 a.m.       Mayor’s Ride leaves 

11:30 a.m.       Sturgis Hash Ride

12:00 p.m.       Registration / 1:00 – 5:00 Drag Races               

5:00 p.m.         Line up for the Rally ATV & SXS Parade – Jackpine Gypsies Club Grounds 

5:30 p.m.         Show & Shine (H-D Way) 

7:00 p.m.         Mayor’s Social & Awards  

Sunday, September 24

8:00 a.m.         Registration Opens – Jackpine Gypsies Club Grounds

8:00 a.m.         Group Rides

9:00 a.m.         ATV/UTV Motocross

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Other information:

  • No cutoff time for trails
  • Best place to trailer to trails is Camp 5, Piedmont and Nemo
  • Updates and other information for trails can be found at: https://blackhillsparks.org

Black Hills National Forest interesting facts:

  • Total Black Hills MV Miles: 3,749
  • Highway Legal Only Miles: 2,556
  • Road Open to All Miles: 505
  • Trail Open to All Miles: 159
  • 62” Miles: 363
  • 50” Miles: 71
  • Motorcycle Miles: 94
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