Events


Jun
29
Sat
2019
43rd Elk Basin Cross Country @ Elk Basin
Jun 29 @ 9:00 am – Jun 30 @ 4:30 pm

Elk Basin

406XC Montana Cross Country Race Series

BMC’s World Famous Elk Basin Cross Country race returns once again, and is part of the 406 XC series. 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 Competition Course

The full course A/B course this year is 25+ 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 or as long 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 Pre-Ride Fun 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.

All Moto Performance Logo 406XC Series SponsorFree Entry, Free Camping

No Gate Fee for Spectators, Free Camping/Parking (BLM Land)

Competitor Information

Schedule for Pre-Ride and Races

Friday
5pm-7pm Pre-Ride for Saturday course (NEW THIS YEAR!)
 
Saturday
• Registration: 8:30-9:30am
• Kids Riders Meeting 9:45am
• Races:
o 50cc – 10:00am (30 min)
o 65cc, 85cc, Supermini, Girls – 11:00am (60 min)
o C Men, C Womens, School Boy Class – 1:30pm (90 min)
• Big Course Pre-Ride 4-6:00pm
• Saturday registration ends at 7PM?
 
Sunday
• Registration: 8:00-9:00am
• Riders Meeting 9:15am
• Races all start at 9:30am (Staggered class start)
o 25+ mile laps
o A-classes 3 laps
o B-classes 2 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.

Gas and Service

Gas and market items at Belfry or Bridger Montana

Directions:

From Bridger MT on Highway 310, go South 1 mile, turn right (West/Southwest to Belfry) on Highway 72. Approx 9 miles turn left (east) on Dutch Lane for apporx. 2 miles then right (south) on Sivertip road for approx. 10 miles. There will be signs and orange ribbon from the turn south of Bridger all the way to the race site.

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

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

elk-basin-13-600-hill

 

 

 

Oct
6
Sun
2019
4-Hour Marathon Cross Country @ BMC Grounds
Oct 6 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

4 Hour Marathon Cross Country BMC

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.

Like the BMC on Facebook for cool stuff

Restrictions

No pets allowed.

Contact the promoters with any questions

Jordan Jacobson 406-839-7584
Riley Jacobson  406-860-7325

Email: info@bmcmontana.com