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12:00 PM - 16:00 PM

Buffalo Chip School’s Out Chopper Show Presented by Haulbikes

Featuring Celebrity Judge “Horny Mike” from Count's Kustoms

Who:
You!
What:
Buffalo Chip School’s Out Chopper Show Presented by Haulbikes
When:
Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019
Registration: 12 – 2 p.m.
Judging: 3 p.m.
Awards: 4 p.m.
Why:
Celebrate choppers, meet the stars of HISTORY’s “Counting Cars,” win valuable prizes
How:
Ride in! It’s free to enter, free to attend.

The first campers to ever pass through the Buffalo Chip gate in 1981 rode in on choppers, so it’s only fitting that this year’s full week of Buffalo Chip bike shows kicks off with a show for chopper lovers.

Old school, new school and everything in between will be on display during the Buffalo Chip School’s Out Chopper Show presented by Haulbikes on Saturday, Aug. 3. And thanks to show partners Daily Direct, Count’s Kustoms, Johnny Mac’s House of Choppers, Chopper Nation, All Fleet and Paughco, this show and shine will give you the chance to meet some of the biggest stars in chopper building and win prizes to get you going on your next chopper build.

Classes
Best in Show
Best Old School
Best New School
Count’s Kustoms’ Pick

How to Enter and Win
Ride in and register on site at the Buffalo Chip’s free-access CrossRoads Saturday, Aug. 3 from 12-2 p.m. and get ready to school the competition!

Celebrity Judges & Guests
Special guests including “Horny Mike” Henry of Count’s Kustoms and HISTORY’s “Counting Cars” will make appearances to serve as show judges and to sign autographs. Judging begins at 3 p.m.

2019 Hall of Fame inductee Ron Paugh of Paughco will also be at the show celebrating 50 years of business and offering the show’s top prize.

Prizes
In addition to your autograph from the celebrity judges, you could be going home with one of these valuable prizes for winning in your class:

  • Chopper Frame from Paughco
  • $500 from Johnny Mac’s House of Choppers
  • Custom Panel from Count’s Kustoms

This show is likely to bring together the area’s largest assembly of choppers in 2019. Don’t miss the chance to kick off your rally celebrating this iconic style.

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Buffalo Chip Three-Dom™ Trike Show Presented by First Gold Gaming Resort

Celebrate the Coolest Creations on Three Wheels with Count’s Kustoms TV Stars Shannon Aikau, Ryan Evans and Horny Mike at the Buffalo Chip CrossRoads

Who:
YOU!
What:
SFREE Three-Dom Trike Show
Presented by First Gold Gaming Resort
When:
Monday, Aug. 5, 2019 – 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. – Awards @ 4 p.m.
1pm - 3pm Registration
3pm - 4pm Judging
4pm - Awards Ceromy
 
Where:
Buffalo Chip CrossRoads
Why:
Celebrate American Three-Dom!
How:
FREE to see. FREE to enter. Ride in to win!

They say good things come in threes, and on Monday, Aug. 5, you’ll see why when the first-ever Three-Dom Trike Show presented by First Gold Gaming Resort hits the Buffalo Chip CrossRoads! This FREE show will celebrate American Three-Dom and all things three-wheeled, from conversions and sidecars to Spyders, Slingshots and full-on custom creations!

 

How to Enter & Win
Ride in for free to the Buffalo Chip CrossRoads for registration from 1pm to 3 p.m., enter your three wheeler and and stick around for the celebrity judges to make their decisions.

Judging at 3 p.m.

Buffalo Chip Three-Dom™ Trike Show Presented by First Gold Gaming Resort Celebrate the Coolest Creations on Three Wheels with Count’s Kustoms TV Stars Shannon ...
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10:00 AM - 17:00 PM

Rat’s Hole Bike Show to Display Colossal Collection of Custom Motorcycles during the Sturgis Rally

Be a Part of the Granddaddy of All Custom Bike Shows at the Buffalo Chip CrossRoads!

Who:
You!
What:
The Granddaddy of all Custom Motorcycle Shows
When:
Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019 – 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where:
Big Engine Bar at the Buffalo Chip CrossRoads
Why:
See some of the Sturgis Rally’s most unique custom motorcycles and win prestigious awards
How:
Enter your bike online Pre-registrations will get free Rat’s Hole stuff!

Get ready to drool all over the asphalt as you take in the sea of magnificent motorcycles at the world-famous Rat’s Hole Custom Bike Show. Over 100 of the Sturgis Rally’s finest will be competing in 14 different classes, plus the Bagger Showdown and the Counts Kustom Award, and each will be begging you for to get an up-close look.

The Rat’s Hole show displays the work of the world’s best builders, whose handiwork is judged on personality, function and a progressive sense of motorcycle culture.

For the sixth year in a row, the Rat’s Hole will hold two events at the same time: the Rat’s Hole Ride-In Bike Show and Black Hills Bagger Showdown. Both bike shows will take place at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip CrossRoads, which means this two-for-one is absolutely free to attend!

Come be part of the largest and longest-running of all bike shows during the Sturgis Rally on Thursday, Aug. 8 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. You’ll find the 2019 Rat’s Hole Custom Bike Show in the pavilion at the east end of the Big Engine Bar at the Buffalo Chip CrossRoads.

Awards

Judging concludes at 5 p.m. to award over 60 custom-made, hand-sculpted Rat Awards during a presentation at 5 p.m.

The Best of Show winner will be recognized on the Buffalo Chip’s Wolfman Jack Stage at 10 p.m., just before the evening’s headliners take to the stage. The lucky winner will receive a free trip to Switzerland to the Swiss Custom Customizing and Tuning Show and get to hold up the prestigious “Big Daddy Rat” trophy in front of legions of fans, becoming an important part of Sturgis Buffalo Chip bike show history.

Get to the Rat’s Hole Bike Show to see the bikes, or enter your bike today, and you could be the lucky winner!

Get your $10 Refillable Souvenir Rat’s Hole Mug featuring the 2018 Rat’s Hole Winner!

“The sound and sight of all the bikes makes me feel like I'm among good people.” - Kim Loiselle

Rat’s Hole Bike Show to Display Colossal Collection of Custom Motorcycles during the Sturgis Rally Be a Part of the Granddaddy of All Custom Bike Shows at the Bu...