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Welcome to AMA District 17, and our 2017 Event Guide

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he American Motorcyclist Association District 17 Club Council has published this booklet to inform you about us, our 40 Member Clubs and Promoters, and the nearly 300 events we have scheduled across the State of Illinois, and the Midwest, for the 2017 riding season. The AMA District 17 Club Council was incorporated in 1974 as an organization of the AMA clubs and promoters in the northern 3/4 of the state of Illinois. Each year the Club Council sends representatives to AMA Congress in Pickering, Ohio to update the rules, classes and procedures for all of the AMA sanctioned amateur events throughout the country. We organize our events and dates into a calendar and provide yearly overall awards to the most successful participants in the more than 100 classes of nine different competition disciplines at our annual awards banquet. Our competition riders will earn points and awards competing in events held in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa and Wisconsin in 2017. We are also active in helping protect your right to ride, nationally through the American Motorcyclist Association, and by working with our representatives in state and local governments to head off legislation that would limit your rights. We are also working to expand your recreational opportunities by working with our member clubs and promoters and the state and federal government to help fund existing riding areas and open new ones.

If you are a long time enthusiast, or just entering the sport, there is something for you within these pages. On these pages you will find racing events, road events, off-road parks and club grounds where you and your family can spend quality time together, riding the trails or as a participant or spectator. Again, welcome to AMA District 17, we’re here to help you, and your family enjoy our sport together, and most of all, to have fun with your motorcycle or atv. Feel free to contact any of the clubs, promoters or OHV parks listed in this publication, or go to our website, amadistrict17.com, for more information. There you will find more detailed information about our organization and links to web sites of the member clubs and promoters and other sites of interest.

Enjoy our sport in 2017 and, as always... Ride Safe!!! AMA District 17 Club Council Board of Directors

www.amadistrict17.com “consistantly updated information... refer to the web site”

AMA District 17 Officers and Key Contacts AMA District 17 Officers: President, AJ Waggoner........219/670-7358 V. President, Jim Viverito ......773/282-2176 Treasurer, Patty Ward ...........815/539-9021 Secretary, Lexi Bedford Card Processor, Patty Ward .815/539-9021 Road, George Barrington.......630/530-4810 ABATE, John Harris ...............309/678-8613

Event Directors: Enduro, Ryan Moss...............847/687-8313 Gran Prix, Brian Roland Hare Scrambles, Jay Hall .....217/789-0107 Hillclimb, Matt Peters ............217/895-3067 Dirt Track, Mike Bender.........309/236-7914 MX & SX, Gerhard Ward ........815/539-9021 Trials, Eric Miller ....................815-503-0119

Special pages to look for.... Club/ Promoter Contact Page & Map ..................Page 37 Dist 17 Membership Application ..........................Page 35 Full District 17 Event Schedule.....................Pages 38-39

AMA Congress Representatives: ATVA, Kevin Johnson.............815/302-4918 Road, Arnold Duran ...............708/974-3540 George Barrington..................630/530-4810 Off Road, Jay Hall .................217/789-0107 Gerhard Ward.........................815/539-9021 Legislation Officer Jay Hall...................................217/789-0107

Check out all the club web site and e-mail links at

www.amadistrict17.com

Directory to Club/ Promoter Event and Activity Announcements Club/ Promoter ................Page 4P/ Sunset Ridge...................31 Belleville Enduro Team ............8 Brush Poppers M/C ...............15 Cahokia Creek Dirt Riders .....13 Canton M/C............................12 Central Illinois M/C.................20 Dirt Rider, Inc. ........................10 Forest City Riders M/C ..........12

Club/ Promoter ................Page Fox Valley Off Road .................6 Galesburg M/C.......................20 Grand Kankakee Trail Rid......15 Hill and Gully M/C ..................15 Ki Tracks ................................27 Kiesow Racing .......................23 Lamoine Ramblers M/C .........22 Lincoln Trail Motosports.........28

Club/ Promoter ................Page Midwest MX Club...................10 Midwest Offroad.....................10 M.C. Moto Park......................27 Megacross, Moto Pro, Inc......29 Motosports Park.....................24 Muddy Waters MX .................25 N.I.T.R.O. ...............................16 Pekin M/C ..............................19

Club/ Promoter ................Page Peoria M/C.............................18 Pleasure Riders M/C..............32 Rock River Riders M/C ..........33 Splinter Creek Dirt Rider, Inc ...9 Thunder Ridge MC ................32 Tri-City M/C, Inc. ....................32 Variety Riders M/C .................15 WFO Promotions .....................8

Photos courtesy of Josh Rud, Martha Peters, Liz Jeffries, Chuck Melcher, James Pinckard, Nick Smith, BriAnn Stocklen, Kevin Huber and Austin Wells. This AMA District 17 Event Guide is produced by Cycle USA and published by AMA District 17 to promote the clubs and promoters of AMA District 17 and our sport in general. All contents of this publication, with the exception of the D17 membership form are copyright protected, and may not be reproduced in whole or part without the written consent of “both” AMA District 17 & Cycle USA. While the contents of this publication are as accurate as possible, the publishing parties assume no responsibility for the accuracy or content. Changes happen. Call before you make the trip... Much of the action performed in this publication is dangerous. Always ride within your own limits, and make sure to have fun doing it.

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Going Racing With District 17 R acing with the rest of the AMA District 17 Family is easy! Later in this introduction you will find the things you need to know and how to go about getting started! D17 is the foundation and “farm team of AMA” for so many riders and has produced many great riders since 1974. From Dirt Track to Trials, Motocross to Hill Climb, a quick look at the map in the back of this guide will show the vast amount of tracks and clubs to participate in all kinds of racing & riding endeavors! Quality locations, classes for all ages and abilities, the choices available for the riders in our area are second to none! Showcasing the racers accomplishments are done by many types of Series. Multiple Series by the individual clubs/promoters, along with the most important District 17 Championship Series which includes ALL the tracks and clubs in AMA District 17 areas. The Champions crowned in Illinois have raced the season and have proved they have stood the test of weather, time, and competition to stand on the top of the pedestal. Championships aren’t easy, they are earned. This all is recognized and rewarded at the end of the season with a large Annual Awards Banquet and presentation. But the key to all of this is to have a great time, bring the family it really is a fun and challenging time! District 17 also has almost as many places to ride as it does race. Don’t forget to check out these locations, they are legal,

fun, and likely not far from you! Below are some of the things a new rider should know. As a rider, you must rely on your own judgment, and you assume all risks when participating in any type of competition. Although all AMA-sanctioned meets are conducted under the guidelines established in the AMA Rulebook and District Supplemental Rules, each club, or promoter, may operate a bit differently. There are several things you can expect regardless of where you race: *You must be a full AMA member to compete in any type of AMA Amateur Competition. If you are not a current member, you may join online or at the track on the day of an event. Link can be found on the D-17 web site. * Specific rules exist regarding minor participation, in most cases a parent or legal guardian must be present. A guardian can be assigned for the day of the actual event with a properly notarized form available at amadistrict17.com. *District Membership will also be required. You will be able to join District 17 at any event, or an application can be obtained from amadistrict17.com, or from within this guide. *All participants and spectators attending a race may be required to pay an admission fee upon entering the facility. Race participants pay a registration or entry fee. *All participants must wear a protective helmet, eye protection, gloves, a longsleeve shirt, protective pants and boots that are at least eight inches high.

*It is your responsibility to know the rules and become familiar with the AMA Rulebook. Check for the AMA rule book and D-17 supplemental rules and bike specifics these can be found on the District web site. The AMA is geographically divided into 43 districts. A district organization is composed of enthusiasts like you, as well as clubs, promoters and elected District Officials. AMA District 17 has an abundance of motorcycling activity. You'll have to become a member of District 17 in addition to being an AMA member. As a member of your local AMA District you may be issued a racing number, and be eligible to earn points at events in which you participate towards year-end awards. For a schedule of events in your area, refer to the District 17 web site www.amadistrict17.com, this event guide, or the Cycle USA magazine which you will start receiving as part of your District membership. All these sources also contain contact information for the promoting organizations. You can also contact your district organization for information on schedules, racing numbers, rules or other more localized questions. A good place to start may be the Director of the division of the sport you wish to get involved with... example, contact the Motocross Director to answer a motocross related question. Check out AMA District 17 in 2017 for all the FUN events and places to ride!

A few of the happy year-end District 17 Class Champions!

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Hare Scrambles, a great test H are Scrambles are conducted on a marked course over natural or man-made terrain, where most courses average 2.5 to 10 miles. The terrain runs in the woods, fields, and hills or whatever the promoter has to use. The events are run for a designated number of laps or for a prescribed race time, typically 1.5 to 2 hours long. Competitive riders not only need to be fast, but physically fit enough to maintain a race pace for hours at a time, but all size and shape riders participate in these events. Riders have different classes to compete in: AA for top riders, then A, B and C for beginners and each level has bike cc size within the class. There are also age classes: +30A, +30B, +30C,

+40A, +40 B, +50A and +50B motorcycle rider age class. We also have four

classes for 4-Wheelers: Quad A, B, C, and +35 age group. The 4-Wheelers run at a different time and do not compete against the motorcycles. Hare-Scrambles are a family affair. We also have classes for the little racer in the family. We have a 50cc class for 4 to 6 and 7 to 8 year olds, a 65cc class for 7 to 11 year olds, and an 85cc class for 7 to 15 year olds. There’s also a Women’s class for riders 13yrs and up, on 86cc to 250cc size bikes. So with all of these options it is easy for riders of all skill levels to come out and have fun at these excellent events.

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1/2 Mile at Jerseyville Fairgrounds Gates open at 6am D17 & D18 Points events

Sept 9 Sept 10

TT Gates open at 6am

May 20D18 July 15D18 Aug 5D18 Aug 19 D17 - D18 Points

MX Gates open at 6 am

ATV’s & Bikes both!

April 22 Practice

April 23 D17 - D18 Points Race

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Gran Prix Championship Series the day means more riding, and less time ran Prix racing is still a pretty waiting. Motos are on average about new form of racing to District 17, twenty minutes long, with a ten total but it has been done for years on both the East and Gran Prix racing may very well be the most West coasts not to mention Eu- “new rider” friendly form of racing in District 17. rope. Now that it has been run awhile, changes to the classes and process have been done to address rider’s feedback and streamline the race day even further. The new classes along with those that worked well should make for a more competitive and more level playing field. A, B, C and age classes will be run along with Vintage and the Women’s class. The long motos offer a real value to the riders. A nice blend of natural terrain, man made obstacles, grass track and easy trails to bring it all together for a great day of racing/riding. Less is more with GP racing! Less classes run during

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moto layout the day’s program takes a little longer than five hours. Less wait time, and if you ride multiple classes, you will have a solid workout and good day of racing. FUN! With the courses that we have seen the past couple years, riders have expressed what a great time racing at these events is. Gran Prix’s offers the intensity of motocross but less aggressive air time. They offer trails experience without the need to brush guards. And as a bonus some events offer grass track experience and or Endurocross obstacles. New venues in 2017 makes us all excited to see how this part of the Districts event s will grow! More GP's on the schedule gives the riders a value with more choices and less travel times.

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Enduros are Ultimate Off-Road D

Try an Enduro, you may quickly be saying you’ve never had this much fun on a bike.

o you like to get a full day of riding in with friends? If so the District 17 Enduro series is for you. You can signup with friends and treat it like an organized trail ride or race against the clock and challenge your ability and your mind. Some District 17 enduros are using the Start Control format where no timekeeping is needed while others are using the standard format creating a good mix for the series. Our Enduro series has some of the best trail in the midwest and the events are put on by riders for riders. So pick an event or two and come enjoy a District 17 Enduro. Enduros are one of the oldest forms of motorcycle competition. Run on a challenging route that includes wooded and desert terrain, more difficult "test" sections are typically connected with roads, fire roads or easy twotrack trail. Enduros can vary greatly across the country, but one thing is certain everywhere: They are one of the most enjoyable, thrilling and fulfilling forms of motorsports competition.

Forest City Riders Motorcycle Club Private riding area for members

Hare Scramble April 2 Glasford, IL

Grand Prix Oct 29 Canton, IL Club memberships available Don’t miss these fun events!

July 29 ......Sprint Enduro at Motosports Park

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July 30 ...Hare Scrambles Greg Moss Memorial

Nov. 11 ............Dual Sport Nov. 12..................Enduro Bill Maxey Memorial Event Phone (779) 221-9383 Private riding area for members

forestcityriders@hotmail.com

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Canton Motorcycle Club www.cantonmc.com Information: cantonmc@yahoo.com Dave 309-224-6367; Matt 309-202-1144


Hill Climbs May 6, Aug. 12 Hare Scrambles Sept. 9-10

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D17 Points! Gates open at Noon Sign-up at 3PM

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D17 Points FREE Camping! Gates open at 7AM Sign-up at 8AM

Hare Scrambles Nov. 5th! Non Points, Team charity race benefiting Toys for Kids $20 fee, $10 toy

Gates open at 7AM Sign-up at 8AM

see web site for updates or any possible changes!

October 15th

Gates open at 7AM Sign-up at 8AM

Dual Sport riders welcome! AMA and District cards required for all participants. Sorry, No ATV Classes

www.ccdirt.com Exit 44 one mile west off I-55. One hour from St. Louis or Springfield.

Bobby Brown at 618-946-4316


Not a rider? Spectators are always welcome to take in District 17’s exciting racing.

Great Riding! Egg Hunts Egg hunts are “non-competitive off-road trail riding” events; with hills, water crossings, and woods (easy course for the kids). Scoring is done by picking up colored eggs each lap (pick the right color and you may win).

Apr 30, May 21, Jun 4/ 25, July 16, Aug 13, Sept 24, Oct 1

Off-Road Poker Run Something all new and Fun. Like a new twist on an Enduro

April 23

(May 7 Rain Date)

All are held at the club grounds, 1 mile west of Ottawa, IL on US Route 6, then 1/4 mile south on a gravel road.

New club members always welcome!

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Trials

Precision riding on fun, challenging obstacles.

Aug. 27

Gran Prix

Fun mix of racing in two motos.

Sept. 3


Dual Sport Riding

Nov 5 Don’t miss this very cool event!

The Dual Sport ride features a 40 mile loop ridden twice. Bikes must be street legal as we do public road sections.

Brushpoppers MC

Event will be held just north of Morrison, IL

47 years of promoting motorcycling events

info: www.brushpoppersmc.com tgerken@wireless.essex1.com or Mad Jack 815-622-4099

Hill & Gully Riders Present Saturday Double Header Enduro/ Hare Scrambles Weekend! Sunday Enduro & Dual Sport (separate course) Two Separate Points Paying Events PLUS Hare Scramble Points paying Saturday!

Saturday Aug 12th

Riders meeting 1:30pm, key time 2:00pm C.S.T. Sign-up: Saturday 10:00am to 1:30pm, Sunday 7 to 9:30am Closed Course Enduro Rules / Gas @ Pits NO lights or licence required, approximately 40 ground miles Hare Scramble all Points paying classes including (kids), Bikes Only events. Districts 16, & 17 Point paying event!

Sunday Aug 13th Go to www.midwestenduros.com for up-dates Contact Persons: Vern Scholl 708-261-3433 vern.scholl@att.net DJ Ryan 847-826-8537 dryan@inttb.com Directions: Take I-65 to state rd. 10 (DeMotte Roselawn) exit # 230. Go west approx. 3 miles to Parking Entrance. Look for arrows. Primitive overnight parking available: No electric hookup and No Fires

Riders meeting 9:30 am, and Key Time 10:00am C.S.T. Sign up: Saturday 7:00pm to 8:00pm, Sunday 7 to 9:00am Gas away from start (gas truck provided) Lights & License required, approximately 55 ground miles Dual Sport ride separate course, start tie 10:45am Districts 14, 16, & 17 Point paying event!

Event up-dates will be posted on www.midwestenduros.com

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D17 Trials, a low speed thriller!

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nique in the world of motorcycle competition, observed trials puts no emphasis on speed. Observed trials competitors must negotiate several "sections" of difficult terrain without putting their feet down. Penalty points are assessed for mistakes, and the rider with the lowest overall score at the end of the day wins. Most trials events are held in the timber, riding through creeks and over logs & rocks. There are different classes based on experience, not age or cycle size. You may have a 12 year old riding against an 80 year old! Trials is a very family friendly sport. A trials competition normal has sections that vary from

beginner to sections that are so difficult, it’s hard to imagine a mountain goat traversing them, much less a rider on two

wheels. There really is something for everyone in Observed trials!

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Flat Track Championships F

lat Track motorcycle racing is an offspring of the famous Board Trackers of the early part of the twentieth century. In the early days, the board trackers would travel speeds close to 100 miles per hour on bicycle size tires on an elevated wooden track made of planks of lumber. After too many accidents, the board tracks were abandoned and the Dirt Track was born. The first American born form of motorcycle racing hit the dirt. The 2017 District 17 Dirt Track schedule consists of races of a mixed variety. First you have the elbow to elbow, stay down low, don’t slip off the groove short tracks. Next we go to the T.T. (Tourist Trophy), they’re usually one third to one half mile in length, they typi-

cally have a right hand turn and a small jump or down hill section added to a semi oval track. The trick on these tracks is to have the horse power to pull hard down the often half mile like straight, but still have the low end to pull out of the usually tight turns that follow them. Finally we get to the half miles, made for speed. The big bikes hit speeds of close to if not over 100 miles per hour. There’s no secrets here, horsepower, horsepower. In today’s world of Dirt Tracking the new 450 four strokes being put out by all the factories, are beginning to rule the way. With the AMA changing the rules limiting the short track and T.T. Grand Nationals to 450cc, four strokes were bound to see more and more factories getting involved. If you

2017 Dirt Track Events Sunday

April 9th (Day Race)

Saturday

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May 20th (Night Race)

May 6th (Night Race) Saturday June 17th (Night Race) Saturday July 22nd (Night Race) Donnie Bargmann Memorial

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Central illinois motorcycle Club ama Sanctioned---amateur---Semi-Pro---Quads MUST have valid AMA and District cards to race.

Hill Climbing

may 27. . Racing at 6:00pm ..night Hill Climb may 28. . Racing at 6:00pm ..night Hill Climb Sept 2. . Racing at 6:00pm ......night Hill Climb Sept 3. . Racing at 6:00pm ......night Hill Climb Sign up for DT 9am, Practice begins at noon H/C sign up 4pm

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Events at our club grounds, Except July 26 - See web site! 11 miles South of mattoon on route 121, or 4 miles East of neoga information phone: 217-259-8888

For other information go to:

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Sign up opens 4pm for this event!

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want to get involved and money is no years old and older. Last but not least, the problem, a new 450 four stroke, set up Quad or Four wheeler classes. properly to compete, will probably set Keep in mind today’s youth and amayou back seven to eight thousand dollars. The first timer who isn’t Expect plenty of close sure if that’s what he or she wants, racing at a Dirt Track can probably get into a 125 or 250 already set up for far less. The classes are almost unlimited, 50cc shaft or chain, 65, 85, 86,75-125 four stroke(7-11) to 160cc four stroke (a fun, inexpensive class to run) 86 to 200cc two stroke (a good beginner adult), 250cc- a strong class with usually a good rider turn out, the 450 and Open classes (these should be reserved for the more experienced riders), then we have the open amateur class, the Vet class 30 years old or older, the Senior class for those 40 plus and the Super Senior, fifty

teur riders are the GNC stars of tomorrow. District 17 always has a very talented group of riders. If your coming to watch, remember, practice usually takes about an hour, then the heat races begin followed by the finals. So if you want to make a day or night of it show up for practice, if your looking more like two or three hours skip the practice, but make it in time for the heats, they're usually as exciting as the finals.

Young riders learn quick, and are always popular on the Dirt Track circuit


LAMOINE Ramblers M/C This a great way to spend a fun night with the entire family. Concessions available!

April 22 ....................... night time TT May 13 ........... night time Short Track June 24 ........................ night time TT July 15 ........... night time Short Track Annual Benny Parker Memorial Race

Aug 5 & 19 . night time Short Track Practice at 5:00PM Racing at 6:30PM 136 west of Macomb, IL... turn left at mini golf course, go 2.5 miles south, look for signs. Info: 309-837-9436

Fast Action In Macomb, IL

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Motocross & Stadium Motocross

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otocross & Stadium Motocross are some of the most popular forms of amateur motorcycle racing, and with classes for machines from 50cc to 500cc, and riders from fouryears-old to 50-plus, it’s a sport for the whole family. District 17 has more races, and more places to practice than any other part of the country! District 17 clubs and promoters are constantly improving their facilities to make sure they offer riders everything they can. No where in the country can a better group of facilities be found.

Motocross races are run on closed courses utilizing natural terrain and some man-made obstacles to test riders’ skill and speed. Tracks include hills, jumps and tight turns. One of the most strenuous sports in the world, motocross is a rugged test of endurance for both rider and machine. Stadium MX (Supercross style) is mainly made up of man made obstacles, and often utilizes the heat/ main formats. Stadium MX racing in District 17 is mainly run on Friday or Saturday nights, on smaller tracks and they are usually very spectator friendly. Most motocross events consist of two or

more heats, called motos, those are run for a prescribed period of time or a set number of laps. Points are earned in each moto based on finishing position and the rider with the best total score is the overall winner. Stadium MX racing is a heat/ main format type race, which means the results from the Main event are the final results. Motocross and Stadium motocross racing is popular throughout the United States. Many different series of events, district oriented championships, and also national level events can be found in District 17 at one time or another! Racing from as early as February can happen and we race into mid November!


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Like all our different forms of racing, the youngest riders are often a crowd favorite in Motocross and Stadium Motocross


More 2017 Events

July 8........Racer-X Vet Series Race Day for our vet riders... including special Vintage classes, see website, no youth or ATV classes, but they return on Sunday

July 9..(Bikes & ATV’s!) ................ Dist 17 MX Sept 23/24 .. (Bikes only) .... Dist 17 MX Sunday Sept 24 - PRO-AM Racing!

Oct. 8...Bikes & Quads................. Dist 17 MX Nick Hoffman Memorial Race

OPEN RIDING For All Riders Kicks off in

MARCH 2017!

See web site for dates/ info. Scheduled practice dates feature a Groomed track with flaggers and EMT’s on site!!


Exciting Hillclimb and Hare Scrambles events at the IL/IN border, just south of Danville IL

Hillclimb June 10-11, July 8-9 Sept 16-18 All cool double headers in 2017!

Hare Scrambles June 4 Info: 217-304-8704

www.pleasureriders.net

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Hill Climbing in District 17 D istrict 17 has a very active hill climb program, with events at six different club grounds. The season starts weekend in April, and extends through September. The hills range in length from 90 to 200 feet and degrees of difficulty from easy to quite challenging. There are 19 classes ranging from 50cc up to the Open class (over 750cc), with two stock classes for those who like to run their motocross or trail bikes and two Quad classes. Ages of competitors range from 4 years old to over 60. Two Senior classes (40+ and 50+) are offered for veterans who like to compete against others their own age. Youth classes include 4-8 50cc, 6-11 65cc, 7-11 85cc, and 12-15 85cc. Whatever you ride, however old you are, we have a class. Many riders compete in multiple classes at each event. The 750cc and Open classes are particularly interesting, as the riders have converted large street machines into fire breathing racers. You'll see the infamous Kawasaki 3 cylinder 2-stroke streak of lightning racers, four cylinder Yamahas, Suzukis, Hondas and Kawasakis, the vertical twins of Triumph, BSA and Norton, and, of course, the

big and bad Harleys, some running engines in excess of 1600cc. It's a sound and sight delight! It's a unique sport - filled with unique machines and fearless riders. Hill climbing is a family sport - you will find many cases of fathers and sons riding in the same event - and several young ladies

Spectator friendly, hillclimbs are still very popular in District 17

compete also. Most clubs run two day events, and allow free camping on their grounds, so one of the best parts of hill climbing is the camaraderie of the many families and friends enjoying each other's company in the overnight camping. Most youth riders come with their complete immediate families, and District 17 has very large youth classes, and is quite generous with youth awards both at the individual events and at the District 17 awards banquet. Hill climbing is also a very spectatorfriendly sport. You can set up your blanket, canopy, etc, and sit back and enjoy the excitement as all the action is right in front of you. And the action is incredible - spectacular crashes now and then but lots of exciting motorcycle action all the time. If you've never seen a motorcycle hill climb, your sport spectating experience is not complete. And if you think you'd like to try it, but don't have a 'real' hill climber, bring out your MX'er, trail bike or quad - all it needs is a tether kill switch and you're ready to ride. We have a stock class for your bike. Many of our best hill climbers started in stock classes and got hooked maybe you're next!

Hill Climbs:

June 18 July 22

Father’s Day Racing at 11am No Quad classes. Evening Racing at 2pm No Quad classes.

August 27th Rain Date!

May 7 - Mud Boggs Gates open at 8, racing at 11am

Aug 13 - Mud Boggs

These include bikes, quads, trucks and utv classes

Gates open at 8, racing at 11am Free camping for our riders and their familes Friday & Saturday nights No Kegs No Pets Please!

Located across from the White Pines Park Track Sponsor www.rrrmc.org Dr. Woo’s Racing Clubhouse 815-946-2183 Lubricants President 815-970-5837 Referee 815-222-7640 Polo, IL Rock River Riders P.O. Box 3 ~ Polo, IL 61064

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AMA District 17 Clubs & Promoters

Use this map for reference... some clubs and promoters have multiple locations. For specific directions contact the promoter.

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* Indicates open riding available on non competitive days, see individual announcements in this guide, or contact the club or promoter for full details. Map #’s are also in red.

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4P/ Sunset Ridge MX................* .....1 (815) 379-9534 Belleville Enduro Team ...................2 (618) 277-3478 Brush Poppers M/C.........................3 (815) 622-4099 Cahokia Creek Dirt Riders..............4 (618) 946-4316 Canton M/C Club .............................5 (309) 202-1144 Central Illinois M/C..........................6 ((217) 649-6354 Dirt Rider, Inc...................................7 (217) 789-0107 Forest City Riders M/C....................8 (779) 221-9383 Fox Valley Off-Road .................* .....9 (815) 539-9021 Galesburg M/C...............................10 (309) 344-1714 Grand Kankakee Trail Riders .......11 (708) 946-0999 Hill and Gully M/C..........................12 (708) 424-1969 Joliet Motosports Park.............* ...13 (815) 476-7433 Ki Tracks ...................................* ...14 (815) 732-3073 Kiesow Racing...............................15 (217) 632-0277 King City Dirt Riders ................* ...16 (618) 266-7208 Lamoine Ramblers M/C ................17 (309) 837-9436 Lincoln Trail Motosports..........* ...18 (217) 932-2041 Megacross MX. ..............................19 (815) 539-9021 Megatraxs Indoor Arena ..........* ...20 (815) 539-9021 M.C. Moto Park .........................* ...21 (815) 541-1209 Midwest Motocross Club..............22 (217) 415-9704 Midwest Off-Road..........................23 (815) 228-6143 Motosports Park .......................* ...24 (815) 234-2271

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www.amadistrict17.com 2 Muddy Waters................* ...25 (309) 948-1560 N.I.T.R.O................................26 (815) 335-2749 Pekin M/C.......................... .............27 (309) 231-4945 Peoria Motorcycle Club ................28 (309) 697-4981 Pleasure Riders M/C .....................29 (217) 247-2216 Riders M/C .....................................30 (574) 209-1234 Rock River Riders M/C..................31 (815) 645-2351 Splinter Creek Dirt Riders........* ...32 (618) 977-5587 Thunder Ridge MC ........................33 (217) 254-4940 Tri-City M/C, Inc. .......................* ...34 (309) 799-9449

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2017 Championships September 9 NQ Cahokia Creek DR.....White City 10 B, NQ Cahokia Creek DR.....White City October 1 WFO Promotions.........Geneseo 8 Moto Pro Inc ..................Wedron 22 NQ MORR.............................Ottawa November 19 B WFO Promotions ......Keithsburg Team Races No Points November 5 Cahokia Creek DR.....White City 12 Belleville Enduro Tm ....Belleville

Dirt Track www.amadistrict17.com Dates subject to change

Hare Scrambles All have semi pro, amateur & youth classes NQ- No Quad classes at this event, B= Bonus points, Q only= Quad classes only March 5 WFO Promotions ......Keithsburg 19 WFO Promotions ......Keithsburg April 2 B, NQ Canton M/c ...................Glasford 9 WFO Promotions ........Plainview 29 NQ WFO Promotions........Roselawn 30 NQ WFO Promotions........Roselawn May 7 Moto Pro Inc ..................Wedron 14 NQ MORR.............................Ottawa 20 NQ Belleville Enduro Tm ....Belleville 21 B, NQ Belleville Enduro Tm ....Belleville June 4 NQ Pleasure Riders......Georgetown 11 WFO Promos ........Chandlerville 18 Moto Pro Inc ..................Wedron 25 B, NQ Dirt Riders/Wfo..............Oakford July 9 WFO Proms ........Spraugville, IA 23 Moto Pro Inc ..................Wedron 30 B, NQ Forest City/WFO...............Byron August 12 NQ Hill Gulley ...................Roselawn 20 B Moto Pro Inc ..................Wedron 27 B Splinter Creek...........Fosterburg

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All have semi pro and youth classes. Q= Quad classes offered April 9 ST, Q Pekin M/C .........................Pekin 22 TT, Q Lamoine Ramblers .......Macomb 29 ST GMC ..........................Galesburg 30 HM Nace .................................Henry May 6 ST, Q Pekin M/C .........................Pekin 13 ST, Q Lamoine Ramblers .......Macomb 20 ST, Q Pekin M/C .........................Pekin 27 TT Nace..........................Springfield 28 TT, Q CIMC ...............................Neoga 29 TT, Q CIMC ...............................Neoga June 3 ST, Q GMC ..........................Galesburg 17 ST, Q Pekin M/C .........................Pekin 24 TT, Q Lamoine Ramblers .......Macomb July 15 ST, Q Lamoine Ramblers .......Macomb 22 ST, Q Pekin M/c ..........................Pekin 26 HM CIMC ...............................Neoga August 5 ST, Q Lamoine Ramblers .......Macomb 12 ST GMC ..........................Galesburg 19 ST, Q Lamoine Ramblers .......Macomb 19 ST, Q Splinter Creek...........Fosterburg September 2 ST Nace..........................Springfield 3 TT, Q CIMC ...............................Neoga 4 TT, Q CIMC ...............................Neoga 9 HM, Q Splinter Creek ...........Jerseyville 10 HM, Q Splinter Creek ...........Jerseyville

Enduro OR= All Off-Road, Nat= National April 23 Grand Kankakee ..Roselawn, IN July 29 OR Forest City / Motsp Park ...Byron August 12 OR Hill and Gully ........Roselawn, IN 13 Hill and Gully ........Roselawn, IN 20 Nat Muddobbers M/C ......Upland, IN

September 17 Nat 24 October 1 OR 15 November 5 12 OR

Missouri MuddersPark Hills, MO WFO Promotions.........Geneseo SE WI Enduro RidersAdams, WI Cahokia Creek DR.....White City Riders MC................Goshen, IN Forest City Riders......Leaf River

Dual Sports September 23 November 5 11

WFO Promotions.........Geneseo Brush Poppers .............Morrison Forest City Riders......Leaf River

Trials February 25 May 6 7 27 28 July 2 August 5 6 27 September 24 October 7 8

Moto Pro Inc.................Mendota Nitro.............................Elmwood PMC ..........................Bartonville Nitro...................................Sidell Nitro...................................Sidell Moto Pro Inc. .................Wedron Nitro ...............................Oregon Nitro ...............................Oregon Variety Riders M/C..........Ottawa Nitro ...................................Lena PMC ..........................Bartonville PMC ..........................Bartonville

Gran Prix Motorcycle classes only at these events March 26 Midwest MX Club ..Chandlerville May 6 Moto Pro Inc ..................Wedron 21 M.O.R.R .........................LaSalle 28 Tri-City M/C ..............Coal Valley July 2 Moto Pro Inc ..................Wedron 16 Tri-City M/C ..............Coal Valley 22 Moto Pro Inc ..................Wedron September 3 Variety Riders .................Ottawa 17 Tri-City M/C ..............Coal Valley October 7 Moto Pro Inc ..................Wedron 29 Canton M/C ....................Canton


Motocross

Stadium Motocross Egg Hunts

Q= Quad classes offered, B= Bonus points, PA= ProAm points offered. February 19 Lincoln Trail Motosport.....Casey March 5 Lincoln Trail Motosport.....Casey 26 Lincoln Trail Motosport.....Casey April 2 Motosports Park ...............Byron 9 Lincoln Trail Motosport.....Casey 16 PA Lincoln Trail Motosport.....Casey 16 Motosports Park ...............Byron 23 Q Splinter Creek...........Fosterburg 23 B, Q Tri-City M/C ..............Coal Valley May 14 Q Muddy Waters Msp ...Port Byron 21 B, Q Galesburg M/C ..........Galesburg 21 Motosports Park ...............Byron 28 Joliet Motosports .....Willmington 28 Lincoln Trail Motosport.....Casey June 4 Motosports Park ...............Byron 18 Lincoln Trail Motosport.....Casey 18 PA Mc Moto Park ..............Mt Carrol 25 Q Muddy Waters Msp ...Port Byron July 9 Lincoln Trail Motosport.....Casey 7/9 Q Sunset Ridge Mx.............Walnut 16 Motosports Park ...............Byron 22 Muddy Waters Msp ...Port Byron 23 Q Muddy Waters Msp ...Port Byron 30 B Ki Tracks ........................Oregon Mid-Season Championship Bonus August 6 Motosports Park ...............Byron 13 B Joliet Motosports .....Willmington 20 Lincoln Trail Motosport.....Casey 20 Motosports Park ...............Byron 27 Q Muddy Waters Msp ...Port Byron September 3 Lincoln Trail Motosport.....Casey 3 Motosports Park ...............Byron 17 B, Q Lincoln Trail Motosport.....Casey D-17 Illinois State Championship/ Pro Am 23 Sunset Ridge MX ............Walnut 24 Sunset Ridge MX ............Walnut October 1 Q Galesburg M/C ..........Galesburg 1 Joliet Motosports .....Willmington 8 B, Q Sunset Ridge MX ............Walnut 15 Q Splinter Creek...........Fosterburg 21 Lincoln Trail Motosport.....Casey 22 Motosports Park ...............Byron 22 Q Lincoln Trail Motosport.....Casey 29 B, Q Muddy Waters Msp ...Port Byron

B= Bonus points, Motorcycle classes only. April 7 Joliet Motosports .....Willmington 15 Joliet Motosports .....Willmington 29 Moto Pro Inc.................Mendota May 12 Woodstock Mx..........Woodstock 13 Moto Pro Inc.................Mendota 20 Joliet Motosports .....Willmington 26 Woodstock Mx..........Woodstock 27 Moto Pro Inc.................Mendota June 3 Joliet Motosports .....Willmington 9 Woodstock Mx..........Woodstock 10 Moto Pro Inc.................Mendota 17 Joliet Motosports .....Willmington 23 Woodstock Mx..........Woodstock 24 Moto Pro Inc.................Mendota July 8 Moto Pro Inc.................Mendota 14 Woodstock Mx..........Woodstock 15 Joliet Motosports .....Willmington 21 Joliet Motosports .....Willmington 26 Woodstock Mx..........Woodstock 28 Woodstock Mx..........Woodstock 29 Joliet Motosports .....Willmington August 3 Woodstock Mx..........Woodstock 11 Joliet Motosports .....Willmington 12 Moto Pro Inc.................Mendota 18 Woodstock Mx..........Woodstock 19 Joliet Motosports .....Willmington 26 Moto Pro Inc.................Mendota September 1 Woodstock Mx..........Woodstock 2 Joliet Motosports .....Willmington 9 Moto Pro Inc.................Mendota 15 Woodstock Mx..........Woodstock 16 Joliet Motosports .....Willmington 30 Moto Pro Inc.................Mendota October 13 Joliet Motosports .....Willmington 28 Joliet Motosports .....Willmington

Non Point paying events, with Quad classes April 30 Variety Riders .................Ottawa May 21 Variety Riders .................Ottawa June 4 Variety Riders .................Ottawa 25 Variety Riders .................Ottawa July 16 Variety Riders .................Ottawa August 13 Variety Riders .................Ottawa September 24 Variety Riders .................Ottawa October 1 Variety Riders .................Ottawa

Hillclimb NQ= No quad classes May 6 NQ Cahokia Creek DR.....White City 21 Goshen Iron Horsemen Goshen 27 Central Illinois M/C ..........Neoga 28 Central Illinois M/C ..........Neoga June 10 Pleasure Riders .......Cayuga, IN 11 Pleasure Riders .......Cayuga, IN 18 NQ Rock River Riders M/C .......Polo July 8 Pleasure Riders .......Cayuga, IN 9 Pleasure Riders .......Cayuga, IN 15 Thunder Ridge M/C .........Neoga D/17 Illinois State Championship 16 Thunder Ridge M/C .........Neoga 22 NQ Rock River Riders M/C .......Polo August 12 NQ Cahokia Creek DR.....White City 27 Goshen Iron Horsemen .Goshen September 2 Central Illinois M/C ..........Neoga 3 Central Illinois M/C ..........Neoga 9 King City D Riders ....Mt. Vernon 16 Pleasure Riders .......Cayuga, IN 17 Pleasure Riders .......Cayuga, IN

Road Events May 14 September 24

Peoria MC Club.........Bartonville Peoria MC Club.........Bartonville

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