Events


Jun
23
Sat
2018
42nd Annual Elk Basin Cross Country: Part of the 406XC Series @ Elk Basin
Jun 23 @ 8:30 am – Jun 24 @ 4:00 pm

June 23 & 24

406XC Montana Cross Country Race SeriesBMC’s World Famous Elk Basin Cross Country race will be returning for its 42nd year running and is still free for spectators. Rider athletes know to expect a challenging course consisting of miles of single track, rocks, sagebrush, hill climbs, descents, ascents, side hills, sand sections, rocky runs, root ways, timber limb dodging, a few natural jumps and everything in between that requires top-notch endurance for both the rider and the bike. Elk Basin outside of Belfry Montana is considered high desert Bad Lands terrain and is no walk in the park by any means. Many top competitors in the Pro classes can find their body or bike unable to finish and that is why fans and rider teams will see a “No Whimps Allowed” sign at the event entrance. The full course is approximately 20 miles to complete a single lap and course design changes each year to keep the event ride dynamic and ever-changing. Youth Classes, Women and Open C race Saturday; and although not as difficult a course, still challenges the kids and beginners and they are just as enjoyable to watch. A and B classes race Sunday on the big course.

Fans and riders typically make it a whole weekend and camp, with a Poker Run on the main course after Saturday’s races, yarn-telling around the evening campfires and the main Events starting Sunday morning. The schedule is below and times are tentative.

No Gate Fee for Spectators, Free Camping and Parking on Public BLM Land

Competitor InformationAll Moto Performance Logo 406XC Series Sponsor

Go Here for Pre-Entry Sign Up

You can also sign up at the event.

Saturday June 23th

  • Registration: 8:30-9:30am
  • Kids Riders Meeting 9:45am
  • Races:
    • 50cc – 10:00am (30 min)
    • 65cc, 85cc, Supermini, Girls – 11:00am (60 min)
    • C Men, Women’s Class – 1:30pm (90 min)
  • Big Course Pre-Ride 4-6:00pm
  • Saturday registration ends at 7PM

Sunday June 24th

  • Registration: 8:00-9:00am
  • Riders Meeting 9:15am
  • Races all start at 9:30am (Staggered class start)
    • ~20 mile laps
    • A-classes 4 laps
    • B-classes 3 laps

Parking, Camping and Spectators

Concessions may be available, check back for updates. There is plenty of parking and camping available, outside of the staging area. The whole area is Public BLM land. Bring your lawn chairs, canopies, tarp covers, toy haulers, campers, trailers, tailgate set-ups and other outdoor supplies for a wonderful weekend of riding, camping and watching. Fans and rider teams typically bring a 4-wheeler or other non-competition motorcycle to shuttle with.

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Gas and Service

Gas and market items at Belfry or Bridger Montana

Restrictions

Camp fires permitted unless fire-restricted due to season changes. Road vehicles must stay on designated roads and competition motorcycles must stay on designated course ways, which are clearly flagged.

Contact the Promoters with any questions

Trevor Pankratz 406-208-2514
Jon Carlson 406-208-8550
Jared Pankratz 406-390-4569

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Jul
25
Wed
2018
Pre-Party for the 100th Great American Pro Hill Climb @ Powderhorn Lounge
Jul 25 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Join our community for another Pre-Party before the 100th Great American Pro Hill Climb of 2018!

Free Entry • Family & Children Friendly

Join us at the Powderhorn Lounge Outdoor Patio and Stage area, for a Meet & Greet with the Pro riders:

  • Close up looks at the Hill Climb bikes, Meet the Pro Riders
  • Watch demonstration Bike burn-outs
  • Treats for the kids, Tacos in a bag, BBQ Items
  • Live Outdoor Music
  • Silent auction
  • Raffle for 2 Floor Ticket Giveaways for Chris Stapleton (Metra, August 2)
  • Raffle for 2 Seat Ticket Giveaways for Luke Bryan (Metra, September 14)

All proceeds benefit the BMC and Billings Pro Hill Climbing

Join fellow moto enthusiasts as we all prepare for 100 years of Pro Hill Climb history in Billings Montana.

Powderhorn Lounge and Outdoor Patio
Address: 4912 Laurel Rd, Billings, MT 59101
Phone: (406) 259-1942

Jul
27
Fri
2018
100th Annual Great American Pro Championship Motorcycle Hill Climb @ BMC Grounds
Jul 27 @ 12:00 pm – Jul 28 @ 11:00 pm

Friday July 27, 4PM – 11:30 PM

Saturday July 28, 11AM – 11:30 PM

Side-by-Side Racing Under the Lights both nights

Kids 10 & Under Get in Free

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Two-Day Event: The Great American Professional Hill Climb is one of the Nation’s Largest Hill Climbs and is Billings, Montana’s premier outdoor moto event with event features including racing under the lights, side-by-side racing under the lights and new extreme hill designs and courses for each day.

So fasten your seat belts and mark your calendars for one of Billings Montana’s longest-running and extreme outdoor entertainment events … The BMC’s Great American Championship Hill Climb! This special event and the gnarly, unparalleled vertical mountain terrain found only at the BMC grounds, truly make it The Hill Climbing Capitol of the World.®

The largest Champion purse and the rights to one of the most prestigious hill climbing championships, attracts professional motorcycle athletes from local, regional, national and international locations. Spectators come from around the Nation and Canada, filling the viewing areas and beyond to witness the pro champion riders and qualified challengers battle it out to the top of BMC’s Great American Hill. The 2-day event begins on Friday with afternoon and evening races that lead into the night with stunning vertical Side-by-Side “Showdown” racing under the lights. Saturday includes 601 cc bike, exhibition racing and later, the famous battles under the lights including side-by-side races. Saturday night the Great American Champion will be crowned.

 

Pre-Event: Trophy Climb: Friday July 27th: 8 AM to 5 PM

  • Pre Event Trophy Hill Climb on the Trophy Hill

 

Main Event: Friday July 28th: 4 PM to 11:30 PM (Side-by-Side Racing Under the Lights)

  • 450 cc Pro Modified (4-6PM)
  • 40+ Pro Masters (6-8PM)
  • 450 cc Side by Side Vertical Showdown Qualifier (8-9:30PM)
  • 0-600 cc Pro Altered (9:30-11:30PM)(Tentative Finish Saturday AM)

 

Main Event: Saturday July 29th: 11AM to 11:30 PM (Side-by-Side Racing Under the Lights)

  • Possible Finish of 0-600 cc Pro Altered Class)
  • 0-700 cc Exhibition Class (11AM-2PM)
  • Open Exhibition Class (2PM-5PM)
  • 450 cc Side by Side Vertical Showdown Top 20 Finals (6-8PM)
  • Great American Pro Hill Climb Championship Class (8-11:30PM)

 

Spectator Entry Fee and Camping

  • At the event gate only. $15 Adult, one day or $25 for both days (wristbands).
  • Kids 10 and under Free with paid adult.
  • Plenty of Camping for RVs, Tents, etc, Weekend Camping Fee is $25

 

Competitor Information

  • July 28 & 29: Great American Pro Climb Registration is Online Signup Deadline is July 20 at 11:55 PM
  • July 28 8AM: Trophy Hill Climb Registration Form to Download (PDF)
  • Pits Open at Noon, July 26
  • No Dogs, Pets, Fires, or Fireworks
  • No Pit Bikes
  • No Riding through Spectator Pathways on any motorized Bikes or ATV/UTV/Side-By-Sides etc.

 

Parking, Camping, Food, Beverage and Spectators

Plenty of parking and a variety of food and beverage concessions are available. Bring your lawn chairs, canopies, tarp covers, toy haulers, campers, trailers, tailgate set-ups and other outdoor supplies for a wonderful weekend of watching. Camping and RV-Day spots are available: Tent $20 or RV/Trailer $30 for the weekend. RVs and Trailers coming in for the Day only is $10.

 

Gas and Service

Gas and market items at Casey’s Corner Gas station, 1.5 miles away. Moto parts and some mechanic service will be available onsite.

Restrictions

No fireworks, outside alcohol, pets or camp fires.

Contact the Promoters with any questions

  • Cord Mitchell 406-672-8383
  • Darrell Devitt 406-855-9988

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Sep
2
Sun
2018
Fall Hill Climb @ Billings Motorcycle Club
Sep 2 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

As the fall season closes, the BMC hosts its final Hill Climb of the year with the Fall Hill Climb. This Hill Climb is an annual autumn Billings Hill Climb with hundreds of professional competitors from the region, competing for top champion positions as they rip their way to the top of the Eastern BMC Hill course over hardcore terrain, past vertical cliffs and challenging obstacles.

With the new terrain engineering and motocross-style start sections, the pros are preparing their high-powered motorcycles and vertical warrior gear for extreme Fall mountain challenges. Event starts at 10AM and goes until 5PM.

Entry Fee

Adults $10, Kids 10 and under Free with paid adult. Competitor sign-up fees are separate.

Competitor Sign Up before the race begins

Competitor Information

Saturday October 7: Pits and limited sign-ups will open at 9:30 a.m. No Riding, pit set up only.

Sunday October 8: Full sign ups open from 7 until 9:30 with riding starting at 10

Parking, Food, Beverage and Spectators

Plenty of parking and a variety of concessions are available and family picnics are encouraged. Bring your lawn chairs, canopies, tarp covers, toy haulers, campers, trailers, tailgate set-ups and other outdoor supplies for a wonderful weekend of watching.

Camping, Gas and Service

Competitor and Spectator camping is available for a small fee. Gas and market items at Casey’s Corner Gas station, 1.5 miles away. Moto parts and some mechanic service will be available onsite.

Restrictions

No pets allowed. No Campfires.

Contact the promoters with any questions

Cameron Spadt 406-672-4761

Andy Spadt 406- 794-1958

Oct
7
Sun
2018
4-Hour Marathon Cross Country @ BMC Grounds
Oct 7 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

The BMC Four-Hour Cross Country Marathon is exactly what it sounds like … a non-stop four hour endurance race with rider teams of two, with each rider completing two laps before the rider change. The Four-hour marathon race currently takes advantage of a large portion of the 1,421 acre space using the Motocross Track, the Endurocross Track and miles of wild bad lands terrain to hold a challenging race for the pros and an appropriate version for youth riders. In addition to sage brush side-hilling, single tracks, deep coulees, winding uphill shots, wide sweepers, snaking-through-the-trees lines, and rocky rooty sections, this cross country course is a great ride. Competitors pull the trigger and spectators enjoy a family picnic style day, with wide a variety of viewing locations at an awesome Autumn BMC moto event.

Gate Entry Fee for Spectators and Competitors

Adults $10 per day, Kids 10 and under Free with paid adult.

Competitor Race Fees and Information

Competitor Race fees are separate, and Sign-Up will be from 7:00 AM to 9:30 AM. Racing will begin after the rider’s meeting around 10:30AM.

Parking, Camping and Spectators

Plenty of parking and family picnics are encouraged. Bring your lawn chairs, canopies, tarp covers, toy haulers, campers, trailers, tailgate set-ups and other outdoor supplies for a wonderful day of riding and watching. Camping is available Saturday night. Gates close at midnight and will open at 6AM.

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Restrictions

No pets allowed.

Contact the promoters with any questions

Jeff Samek 406-927-5681
Dennis Bauer 406-259-0744

 

Oct
13
Sat
2018
Halloween Hill Climb @ Billings Motorcycle Club
Oct 13 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Halloween Hill Climb

As the fall season closes into October, the BMC will host its first “Halloween Hill Climb,” including a costume contest, and trick-or-treating for the kids. This Hill Climb will be a wonderful event for little riders, amateurs and pros.

Hill choice will be determined, but will include beginner lines and challenging lines.

Entry Fee

Adults $10, Kids 10 and under Free with paid adult. Competitor sign-up fees are separate.

Halloween Costume Contest and Treats

  • Rider and spectator Halloween Costume Contest
  • All kids will be able to go Trick-Or-Treating around the pits and collect some candy

Competitor Information

Competitor Sign Up Saturday at the event, before the race begins, starting at 7AM. Stop by the white mobile scoring trailer.

Possible pit set up the evening before.

Parking, Food, Beverage and Spectators

Plenty of parking and a variety of concessions are available and family picnics are encouraged. Bring your lawn chairs, canopies, tarp covers, toy haulers, campers, trailers, tailgate set-ups and other outdoor supplies for a wonderful day of riding and watching.

Camping, Gas and Service

Competitor and Spectator camping is available for a small fee. Gas and market items at Casey’s Corner Gas station, 1.5 miles away. Moto parts and some mechanic service will be available onsite.

Restrictions

No pets allowed. No Campfires.

Contact the promoters with any questions

Erin Spadt 406-696-6804
Carissa Kirkness 406-208-7639