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Published on Friday, February 27, 2015

Petition Accepted for Buffalo Chip Incorporation

You’ve probably seen the news about the Buffalo Chip wanting to incorporate into its own municipality. The Chip has stayed unusually quiet during all of this, but now that the Meade County Commissioners Office has accepted the petition, we can let the cat out of the bag… By the time the 75th Sturgis Rally arrives, it's likely the Buffalo Chip will have become the first biker municipality in the world! That’s right Buffalo Chip Campground, LLC will sit within the town of Buffalo Chip, South Dakota. 



Published on Thursday, February 26, 2015

10 Hidden Black Hills Attractions You Must Visit

The Black Hills of South Dakota is an area rich in minerals and mining history, but for those of you who head for the Hills each year for the Sturgis Rally, there lies another series of hidden treasures—interesting places a little off the beaten path, ones you would’ve stopped at had you known they were there. These Black Hills attractions exemplify the life, fun and culture of the area, and because they are world class in their own right, we have gathered a few we think are worth a stop. So without further ado, here are 10 hidden gems of the Black Hills courtesy of the Sturgis Buffalo Chip’s Rider Friendly Business Program.



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Posted on March 04, 2015 00:11
Record Number of Black Hills Students Speeding Toward Buffalo Chip Challenge™ Scholarships

Sturgis, SD (March 4, 2015) – A record number of ambitious Black Hills high school students are racing toward a handsome scholarship prize as part of the 2015 Buffalo Chip Challenge, a program designed to teach custom bike building skills. The Challenge program has seen a significant increase in student participation this year thanks in part to $8,500 in scholarship funds that are on the line. 



Posted on February 27, 2015 18:37
Buffalo Chip Reaches Out in a Spirit of Cooperation as New Town Incorporates

Sturgis, SD (February 27, 2015) –The Buffalo Chip is one step closer to becoming the newest municipality in South Dakota. The Meade County Commission today accepted the petition presented by registered voters for incorporation. The registered voters and founding members of Buffalo Chip, SD will vote in an election to make the incorporation official on May 7, 2015. Buffalo Chip, SD may well be operating as a municipality before the 75th Anniversary of the rally this August.



Posted on February 13, 2015 16:54
Unexpected Sturgis Buffalo Chip® First Announcement Reveals Four Musical Legends for 75th Anniversary

Sturgis, SD (Feb. 13, 2015) – The wait is over for motorcyclists and music lovers who have been eagerly anticipating the Sturgis Buffalo Chip’s first band announcement for the Sturgis Rally’s 75th anniversary celebration in 2015. Fans have been flooding social media in recent months with the question, “Who will be performing at the Buffalo Chip in 2015?” The answer to that question is poised to surprise fans, as the Chip is revealing an unprecedented number of bands with its first announcement. This is only the first of many surprise announcements the public can expect from the Buffalo Chip in the coming months.



Posted on January 06, 2015 16:38
Evel Knievel’s® Terrifying Failed Jump to be Attempted at Sturgis Buffalo Chip®

Evel’s® broken bones X-rays, skycycle rocket, jump bikes and other curiosities will be part of Evel Knievel Thrill Show

Sturgis, SD (January 6, 2015) – The name Evel Knievel is synonymous with daredevil. He was the undisputed king of stunt showmanship--the man who made motorcycles fly. He enthralled audiences with his nonchalance as he faced death-defying exploits that left him with a record-breaking number of fractured or crushed bones, a permanent limp and the adoration of millions.



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