Buffalo Chip News

Entries for January 2016

The World’s Largest Music Festival in Motorcycling™, The Sturgis Buffalo Chip®, Plugs into ReverbNation for Bands

(Sturgis SD - January 19, 2016)   The Sturgis Buffalo Chip®, which is celebrating it’s 35th Anniversary this year, has tapped ReverbNation to provide 10 bands for its stages during the annual motorcycle and music festival Aug. 1-13, 2016.   ReverbNation bands will join headliners such as Kid Rock and Miranda Lambert on the Buffalo Chip’s stages for "The Largest Music Festival in Motorcycling."

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Buffalo Chip $100,000 Pledge Kickstarts Special Olympics Campaign

Spearfish, SD (January 16, 2016) – The Sturgis Buffalo Chip® and participants in its signature Legends Ride are teaming up in a special effort to help Special Olympics in the Black Hills area create a permanent athlete training facility. Buffalo Chip President Rod Woodruff has pledged $100,000 to a fundraising campaign effort by Black Hills Works and Special Olympics to renovate an existing facility in order to meet the growing needs of the organization. The 127 Special Olympians who are members of the “Rapid City Flame” team have been training in various borrowed locations over the past few years but are now in need of a facility that will offer the team members a sense of permanence and accomplishment. For the past three years, Legends Ride contributions have been used to purchase a van to transport participants to practices and events; now the need for a facility is a priority.

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Buffalo Chip Challenge™ Kicks Off to Prepare the Next Generation of American Motorcycle Experts

Spearfish, SD (January 16, 2016) – The Sturgis Buffalo Chip® has kicked off what has for the past five years been helping shape the next generation of motorcycle industry experts with its Buffalo Chip Challenge industrial education and scholarship program. In partnership with some of the industry’s leading professionals, the Challenge program enables local high school students to take hold of dreams that might otherwise seem impossible. The free program is returning in 2016 to give participating students an opportunity to earn $8,500 in scholarships and work hands-on with the nation’s top builders to create award-winning custom motorcycles.

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