2019 DATES FOR 3 SPRING & SUMMER UTV RALLIES NEAR STURGIS

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STURGIS OFF ROAD RALLY: MAY 24-27

The Black Hills & Badlands Tourism Association is excited to host the 3rd Annual Sturgis Off-Road Rally this Memorial Day Weekend!  Along with several events and 600 hundred of miles of great trail riding in the Black Hills, you can enjoy great food and camping. Full package registration of $65 includes a T-shirt, Mayor’s Ride, Mayor’s Social, Poker Run, Hash Run, and Bigfoot scavenger hunt. Individual rides are available for $15, children under 12 are free!  Sign up at www.officialsturgisevents.com/off-road-rally/.  Any questions, call (605) 720-0800.

 

2019 Schedule of Events

 

FRIDAY MAY 24

4:00 PM – 6:00 PM  –  Registration/Check in at Kickstand Campground

 

SATURDAY MAY 25  –  

Registration located at City Hall, 1040 Harley-Davidson Way

All Day  – Ride on Your Own

10:00 AM  –  Mayor’s Ride 

10:00 AM – 3:00 PM  – Poker Ride

10:00 AM – 3:00 PM  –  Bigfoot Ride

10:30 AM – 3:00 PM  –  Hash Ride

4:00 PM  – Show and Shine at Harley-Davidson Rally Plaza

5:00 PM  – Mayor’s Social- Harley-Davidson Rally Plaza (The Knuckle if inclement weather)

 

SUNDAY MAY 26

Registration located at City Hall, 1040 Harley-Davidson Way

All Day  – Ride on Your Own

10:00 AM – 3:00 PM  – Director’s Ride

10:00 AM – 3:00 PM  –  Poker Ride

10:00 AM – 3:00 PM  –  Bigfoot Ride

4:00 PM  – Memorial Day BBQ at Kickstand Campground

7:00 PM  – Concert at Kickstand Campground

 

MONDAY MAY 27

8:00 AM  –  Ride on Your Own

 

CUSTER OFF ROAD RALLY: JUNE 7-9

Custer is located at the southern edge of the Black Hills and the historic town holds it’s own great rally. In early June you can hit a different set of trails that do link up with Sturgis but is a good half day ride. Around the Custer Rally you can enjoy a poker run, vendors, live music, and more. Contact (605) 673-2244 or visit: www.blackhillsbadlands.com .

 

FULL THROTTLE SALOON OFF ROAD RALLY: JULY 24-28

The iconic Full Throttle Saloon will once again host an 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. Info and cabins can be purchased at www.fullthrottlesaloon.com

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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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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