Buffalo Chip News

Entries for January 2017

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Brenda Vasknetz and Tammy Bohn Join the Sturgis Buffalo Chip® Team

Sturgis, SD (January 27, 2017) – Two well-known and highly experienced motorcycle rally event specialists have recently joined the Sturgis Buffalo Chip® team. Brenda Vasknetz and Tammy Bohn, both former executives with the City of Sturgis Rally Department, will now be assisting the Buffalo Chip.

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The World's Largest Music Festival in Motorcycling®, The Sturgis Buffalo Chip®, Plugs into ReverbNation Bands for Second Consecutive Year

(Sturgis SD - January 26, 2017)   The Sturgis Buffalo Chip®, which is celebrating it’s 36th Anniversary this year, has tapped ReverbNation for the second consecutive year to provide bands for its stages during the annual motorcycle and music festival Aug. 4-12, 2017.   Five ReverbNation bands will join headliners on the Buffalo Chip’s stages for “The Largest Music Festival in Motorcycling.”

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South Dakota Tourism Awards Sturgis Buffalo Chip® Excellence in Tourism Innovation Award

Prestigious award recognizes the Buffalo Chip as an outstanding leader in the state’s visitor industry.

Sturgis, SD (January 21, 2017) – Lieutenant Governor Matt Michels and Secretary of Tourism Jim Hagen delivered an impressive list of accomplishments during the South Dakota Governor’s Conference on Tourism Awards Night Gala January 19 before presenting the Buffalo Chip with the prestigious Excellence in Tourism Innovation award. This annual award honors an industry partner for its innovative thinking in marketing or special promotion.

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Famed Donnie Smith Show Brings More Bikes, Cars, Parts and Tattoos for its 30th Anniversary

Industry celebrities, prestigious sponsors, gear-heads, artists, custom enthusiasts, and their families and friends gather to share passions, enter projects and welcome new expo to the show.

Saint Paul, MN (January 17, 2017) – Motorcycle and car enthusiasts across the country will soon congregate at the 30th Annual Donnie Smith Bike & Car Show presented by Dennis Kirk to see and be seen at the largest custom bike and car show in the Midwest. In addition to motorcycles and cars, the 225,000 sq. ft. indoor event showcases a brand-new Tattoo Expo and a popular swap meet billed as the largest parts extravaganza on the planet.

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Danger to Jump Pit of Deadly Rattlesnakes at Sturgis Buffalo Chip®

Evel Knievel’s 1972 Harley Davidson XR750 will again fly as Doug Danger fearlessly pilots it over a 120-foot pit filled with venomous prairie rattlers.

Sturgis, SD (January 5, 2017) – An already crazy attempt by stuntman Doug Danger to make an underpowered vintage motorcycle sail 120 feet through the air across the Buffalo Chip amphitheater is becoming even more dangerous. This celebrated daredevil has agreed to have up to 2,000 live rattlesnakes placed in a pit beneath his path prior to the stunt. Danger plans to jump the pit of rattlesnakes at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip on Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017.

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