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

  • At the event gate only. $15 Adult, one day or $25 for both days (wristbands).
  • Kids 10 and under Free with paid adult.


Competitor Information

• July 28 & 29: Great American Pro Climb Registration is Online

• July 28 8AM: Trophy Hill Climb Registration Form (Register early, but you can sign up the day of before 8AM) Download the Trophy Hill Climb Entry Form and complete


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.

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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.


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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