Sturgis Motorcycle Rally 2018

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Sturgis Motorcycle Rally 2018

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General Information

This page is your one-stop shop for all media related to the City of Sturgis.  If you are a member of the press (local or visiting) and you will be in Sturgis for the Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally™, please register.  By being a registered Media person, you will be invited to attend the daily press conferences and you can opt-in to receive the daily press releases that will keep you informed of what's happening during the Rally. 

Media is allowed into most public areas including the Photo Towers on Main Street by showing your City of Sturgis media credentials.  The City of Sturgis Media Pass does not work for events taking place on private property or outside City limits such as campgrounds.  The pass may not work for private entertainment venues such as racing events. Entry into private events is at the discretion of the promoter.  The City of Sturgis does not require a permit to film, however, if you are filming for commercial purposes you are required to register with the Code Enforcement Office and some restrictions and fees may apply. 

Registration - Go to the 2018 Media Registration Form.

Beginning August 3rd, Media Passes may be picked up at the front desk in the Sturgis Community Center located at 1401 Lazelle.  This is the same location as the Harley-Davidson activation.  Please park on the north side of the building near the creek. 

A daily press conference will be held daily at 1:00pm (August 3-10 tentative) at the Sturgis Community Center.  The Police Chief and representatives from several other law enforcement agencies along with special guests will be present at this press conference.  Interviews with these representatives and guests will be available at this time.  All registered media is invited to attend the daily press conference. 

Daily press releases and other news items will be posted here: 
Pappy Hoel Campground
2018 Grand Marshal Announcement Roland Sands image 

Daily Media Updates via Email: (These will begin on August 2, 2018)

Tentative Schedule - more events to be added. 
Details for all events can be found at www.sturgismotorcyclerally.com under the events tab.

Friday, August 3: 
Main Street
is closed to all traffic except motorcycles at 2:00 AM. 
Daily press conferences August 3-10 at 1:00 PM. Sturgis Community Center, 1401 Lazelle. 
Photo Towers
open 9 AM - 9 PM daily through August 11. 
Live music featured daily in the afternoon and evenings at Harley-Davidson Rally Point.  Check back for schedule. 
Opening Ceremonies - 2:30 PM Parade from Fairgrounds down Main Street to Harley-Davidson Rally Point.  2:45 PM Parachute Jump into downtown Sturgis (intersection of Main and Harley-Davidson Way).  3:00 PM Opening Ceremonies at Harley-Davidson Rally Point.

Saturday, August 4 : 
Street Food Throwdown
- Takes place at Harley-Davidson Rally Point.  Time tba.

Sunday, August 5: 
5K Run/Walk
- Registration begins at 7:00 am at the Ft. Meade softball fields 1 mile east of City Park on Hwy 34 (turn right on east side of Ft. Meade - watch for signs).  Run starts at 8:00 am. The run ends in Sturgis. 
Food Throwdown Awards at Harley-Davidson Rally Point.  Time tba.

Monday, August 6: 
Mayor's Ride - Pre-Registration required.  Check-in begins at 6:30 AM.  Staging is at the tennis courts behind the Community Center 1401 Lazelle (north side of the building).  Ride leaves at 9:00 AM.

Tuesday, August 7: 
Burger Battle - Harley-Davidson Rally Point at 11:00 AM. 
Military Appreciation Day Green Knights Ride arrives in Sturgis at 1:50 PM. USAF B-1 Flyover at 3:00 PM. 
Tattoo Contest - Harley-Davidson Rally Point registration at 5:00 PM.  Winners announced at 6:00 PM. 

Wednesday, August 8: 
Beard & Mustache Contest - 5:00 at Harley-Davidson Rally Point on Harley-Davidson Way.  Winners will be announced between 6:00 and 6:30 pm. depending on the number of entries. 

Thursday, August 9: 
Sturgis Burger Battle
at Harley Davidson Rally Point at 11 AM.

Friday, August 10: 
Sturgis Burger Battle Championship at 5:00 PM at Harley-Davidson Rally Point. 

Saturday, August 11: 
Closing Ceremonies at 3:00 PM at Harley-Davidson Rally Point.

Sunday, August 12: 
Main Street re-opens
at 2:00 AM.

To view a more comprehensive schedule, including concerts, racing and bike shows, visit the Official Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Website.

2017 Photos and Videos
To view photos from previous Rallies, visit the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Facebook Page.  If you are searching for a particular photo or subject please contact our Public Information Office 605-347-4422 ext 209 or e-mail csteele@sturgisgov.com. 

Other Media of Interest: 
Final Police Statistic Report from 2016
Final Police Statistic Report from 2017

Historical account of the Rally from the very beginning until approximately 2015.  This brief article is housed in the archives of The Knowledge Network.org.

The Sturgis Public Librar y and the Archives section of this website provide information and photos used for research projects related to Sturgis and the surrounding areas. 

Contacts:

Please contact us if you have media-related questions. 

Sturgis Public Information Officer - Interview Inquiries & articles. 
Christina Steele, PIO  office: 605-347-4422 ext. 209.   cell: txt or call 605-347-1331 csteele@sturgisgov.com 

All correspondence can be mailed to City of Sturgis, attn: Christina Steele, 1040 Harley-Davidson Way, Sturgis SD 57785.

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Party On, Wayne Toy Ride!

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Party On, Wayne Toy Ride!

Sunday, September 30, 2018 from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Toy Ride in Loving Memory of Wayne “The Duke” Ford

We want to honor the memory of our son, that passed away after a 5 year battle with Leukemia. 

All Toy Donations will be given to Cardon Children's Medical Center at Banner Desert. 

Wayne was treated most of those 5 years at Banner Desert Hospital & his very favorite hangout was at Four Peaks Brewery

This is a free ride with free raffle tickets for all that donate a toy, game or craft item. 

Free Registration at Buddy Stubbs AZ-HD  [Map]
Starts at 11 am
Ride Leaves at Noon


Deliver Toys to Cardon Children’s Medical Center at Banner Desert Hospital
Ride ends at Four Peaks Brewery, Tempe

 Contact Phone: (602) 732-9362 - Londi

Contact Email: skeetersfeeder@msn.com

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Biker To Be Rally 20th Year Anniversary

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Biker To Be Rally 20th Year Anniversary

Oct 19th

Biketoberally 2018 this year marks the opening of the World Famous Hideaway Grill 20 years ago in 1998. It was simply a vision of Mark Bradshaw to create an environment in a destination location where the motorcycle community could take a nice scenic ride out to and gather with fellow riders from all over the valley for a good time. 20 years later the feeling remains the same with people now coming from all over the world to see the Hideaway. Biketoberally In October, Builder Showcase in February, and Cave Creek Bike Week in April have become a few of the largest motorcycle rallies on the West Coast or The U.S for that matter. Biketoberally Originated as the Hideaways Anniversary Party and evolved into one of our biggest events of the year! Many of the most Elite Motorcycle Builders Join here each Year for a true old school rally like no other. Some might call Cave Creek Home Of The Last True Rallies. Happy Birthday Hideaway!

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Beat The HEAT Ride For Veterans On The Streets!

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Beat The HEAT Ride For Veterans On The Streets!

Sunday, June 3, 2018 from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Lucies Sage & Sand Bar  [Map]

This going to benefit the Veterans homeless. 
The Veterans Outreach Center or VOC. MANA House. 

We will be getting supplies for them to stay cool and beat the heat. Waters, gatorades, clothing, ect. Raise the money, purchase the necessities and hand them out. We dont need another Veteran death, because they thought no one cared? Well we do! 
PLEASE SHARE.... 

Stops are as follows and are subject to change: Everyone welcome. Bikes, cars, and trucks. 
Registration at 600 am! Leave at 830 am. 
$20.00 per solo rider and $5.00 for your passenger. 

All checks can be written out to FSG- MEMO write Homeless Vet Ride 2018. 
100% of all funds and donation items goes to supplies and such for these homeless Vets. 

Lucie's Sage & Sand Grill
13831 W Glendale Ave, Glendale, AZ 85307

Kimmyz On Greenway Rock & Roll Bar & Grill 
5930 W Greenway Rd, Glendale, AZ 85306

Connolly's Sports Grill
2605 W Carefree Hwy, Phoenix

Larry's Cocktails
20027 Cave Creek Road, Phoenix, AZ 85024

Chopper John's
2547 E Indian School Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85016


Live music by JD Madrid, breakfast food, and a whole alot of good folks. 

100% of all proceeds will go to the Phoenix Veterans Outreach Center, MANA House

With in a two weeks time we will go downtown, and distribute the items together as a group. 

With love from our bikers, sponsors, business owners, and the community help around the valley. 

Homeless veterans have existed since the Peloponnesian War. A mental condition that many homeless veterans share is Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, which has also been known as shell shock, combat fatigue, and during the Civil War, it was known as Soldier's Heart. The signature wound of Middle East conflicts in the 2000s is Traumatic Brain Injury, from which many homeless combat veterans are suffering.

Estimates of how many homeless veterans there currently are on the streets of the US vary because it is difficult to conduct a census of the homeless population. HUD estimates that approximately 1,220 Arizona veterans are homeless AND WE CAN'T FIX THAT????

Contact Phone: (602) 577-9789 - Aaron

Contact Email: acutrano@hotmail.com

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2018 Las Vegas Bikefest

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2018 Las Vegas Bikefest

Oct 11th - 14th

18th Annual Las Vegas BikeFest Motorcycle Rally in the heart of Downtown Las Vegas at the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center next to the Fremont Street Experience. Rally West will return on 3rd street promenade between Fremont Street and Ogden. Live Music, Vendors, Contests, Giveaways, Poker Runs & Walks, Bike Shows and so much more.

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White Mountain Bike Rally

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White Mountain Bike Rally

The 9th Annual White Mountain Bike Rally

Friday, June 22, 2018 - Saturday, June 23, 2018

Hosted by Hon-Dah Casino

$20.00 per rider, $10 per passenger. 

Includes poker run on Saturday with $3000 in prize money, 

$3000.00 in prize money for the Bike Contest. 

Entry also includes dinner Friday and Saturday night, Beer Garden, T-Shirts, Pins, 1 Ticket for drawing and bike contest. Concert on Saturday.

Located at:

777 Hwy 260    [Map]

Pinetop

ARIZONA

85935

Contact Phone: (928) 369-7394 - Karen Jordan

Contact Email: kjordan@hon-dah.com

Event URL: www.hon-dah.com

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27th Annual Too Broke for Sturgis 2018

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27th Annual Too Broke for Sturgis 2018

Thursday, June 7, 2018 - Sunday, June 10, 2018

Hosted by ABATE of Arizona

Ignite your engine, twist the throttle and come up to the cool pines and celebrate the sheer joy of it all! Too Broke For Sturgis has evolved from a simple getaway for folks that were too broke to go to Sturgis to a major annual event weekend. 

The Saturday Poker Run will take you on a tour of that awesome scenery! And don't forget about the Miss Too Broke Contest, Tattoo Contest, Poker Walk, Bike Games, Wet Tee-Shirt Contest. Too Broke is just an all-around great biker party. 

Feature Bands... Unchained & Mojo Rats

The event is an ADULT ONLY party, attendees must be at least 18 years old to enter.

Mormon Lake Lodge Campground

1991 Mormon Lake Rd    [Map]

Mormon Lake

ARIZONA

Zip: 86038

Event URL: www.toobrokeforsturgis.com

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Motorcycles on Main: June Bike Night

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Motorcycles on Main: June Bike Night

Motorcycles on Main: June Bike Night

Hosted by Motorcycles on Main - Bike Night in Downtown Mesa and Downtown Mesa, Arizona

For Facebook Link Click Here

Join us for the last bike night of the season on Friday, June 1st 6-10 pm! 

Motorcycles on Main is a shine and show event that offers live music, beer garden, vendors, food and a rockin' good time! 

Main Street will be closed for Motorcycle Only Traffic from Center to Robson! Additional parking on North and South Macdonald. 

Places to Eat in Downtown: 
Margaritas Grille- 10 W. Main St. 
Nunthaporn's Thai Cuisine- 17 W. Main St
Mangos Mexican Cafe- 44 W. Main St. 
Volstead Public House- 105 W. Main St. 
Queen's Pizzeria- 127 W. Main St. 
Desert Eagle Brewing Company- 150 W. Main St. *Live Music*
Slickables - Mesa- 142 W. Main St. 
il Vinaio- 270 W. Main St. 
Worth Takeaway- 218 W Main St. 
Oro Brewing-210 W Main St.
Cider Corps- 31 S Robson Suite 103
The Oak Room- 61 E University Dr.
Food Trucks near the Beer Garden on North Macdonald

Special thank you to our Sponsors: azautorv.comDesert Wind Harley-DavidsonHeadkace MotorcyclesNash Powersports MesaRideNow Powersports Chandler, Euro & Indian MotorcycleRowley White RVRuss Brown Motorcycle AttorneysVictory of Mesa805 BeerWestCoast Scooter Co and AZ Rider Motorcycle News

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12th Annual "Flags For Our Fallen" Memorial Day Rally

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12th Annual "Flags For Our Fallen" Memorial Day Rally

Join Riders USA for our 12th annual "Flags for Our Fallen" Memorial Day Rally. We will be lining up the flags and motorcycles on Cave Creek Road south of Pinnacle Peak Road at the entrance to the national cemetery to salute the families of our veterans as they come into the National Cemetery for the Memorial Day service. Visit our website event page here: http://ridersusa.net/event-2758349

The event is free but we are taking $10 donations for flag sponsorship's. If you know a veteran that you would like to honor with a name ribbon attached to one of the flags visit our website at http://ridersusa.net/page-59159 to make a donation in memory of a fallen vet. We will be out on the corner of Cave Creek and Pinnacle Peak Roads the entire Memorial Day weekend. Stop by, say hello and sponsor a flag for a veteran.

Flag Display & Salute to arrivals: 6:00am. Motorcycles will park along the 400 plus flags lined on Cave Creek Road south of Pinnacle Peak Road and say "thank you" to those that are going into the cemetery for the service. The Arizona Central T-Buckets and Mopar Outlawz will be joining us and lining up their hot rods along Pinnacle Peak Road just east of Cave Creek Road. As family members go into the cemetery, we salute them and let them know their relatives buried in the cemetery are not forgotten. Event Pins available for the first 300 bikes.

PLEASE SHARE THIS EVENT AND INVITE ALL YOUR FRIENDS. This a a family oriented event. Feel free to bring the kids. Restrooms and water will be available. Riders USA will provide "thank you" signs for everyone to hold up.

Ride into the Cemetery: 7:45 Bikes that want to, will proceed inside and watch the Official Ceremony.

Official Ceremony: 8:00 (inside the Cemetery)

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