A Message from Woody About the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally  

  • Wednesday, November 17, 2021
  • by Buffalo Chip

Have you been relying on the news or, worse yet, the rumor mill to get your Sturgis Rally information? If so, there’s a good chance you’ve been operating on old info or “alternative facts.” When it comes to something as important as a trip to Sturgis, it’s best to get your intel straight from the source. And what better source than the rally’s largest promoter, Rod “Woody” Woodruff, founder and CEO of the Sturgis Buffalo Chip®?!

Woody will be dropping regular video messages throughout the year with the most recent developments at the Chip, and we’ll compile them all here. Here’s the latest:

11/11/2021 Update:

Thanks to contributions from riders like you, the Buffalo Chip was able to raise record funds for charity in 2021. Woody signs on to extend his thanks for your generosity and invite you to participate in the Buffalo Chip’s charitable events in 2022.


10/27/2021 Update:

The Black Hills & Badlands Tourism Association honored Woody with the prestigious Pioneer Award and the Buffalo Chip with the Special Achievement Award just moments before he steps on camera to remind you there’s still time to register to win the Sgt. Will Gardner replica bike.


10/14/2021 Update:

Woody shares his excitement around the Buffalo Chip’s recent Snoop Dogg announcement. In addition, he drops the details on two amazing giveaways benefitting Buffalo Chip Charities.


09/20/2021 Update:

With the 40th anniversary a month behind him, Woody shares his thanks to those who joined the party in 2021. He also leaks some insider information on a guest who might be joining the festivities in 2022 and announces the on-sale date for passes.


06/21/2021 Update:

Woody extends a personal invite to some upcoming Buffalo Chip events including the Black Hills Rendezvous, Poster Model Finals, Revzilla Adventure Fest and the Flag Raising Party.


06/09/2021 Update:

Get the details on the all-new Buffalo Chip Garage and find out how you can get a free battery, a free front tire and the most affordable oil change in Sturgis.


05/25/2021 Update:

Learn more about the World Record Poker Run that ends at the Buffalo Chip’s free-access CrossRoads, as well as the Chip’s lineup of custom bike shows!


05/12/2021 Update:

Three brand new bands and two races have been added to the docket for 2021, and Woody wants to make sure you get your passes before presale prices end.


04/28/2021 Update:

Details are coming together on the next band announcement, and Woody shares his excitement for the 2021 band lineup.


04/12/2021 Update:

As the Buffalo Chip heads toward its 40th Anniversary Party, Woody puts to rest concerns about area fires, including one on property at the Chip.


03/31/2021 Update:

It won’t cost you a nickel to get in and enjoy the activities at the Buffalo Chip’s free-access CrossRoads. Preview some of the goings-on in this area for 2021.


03/17/2021 Update:

Get the low-down on the Dry RV sites that are still available for the Chip’s 40th Anniversary Party.

03/04/2021 Update:

Find out where you can meet up with Buffalo Chip folks during Daytona Bike Week and hear about the next Buffalo Chip band announcement.

02/17/2021 Update:

Set the record straight about the rumors that the Chip is sold out for 2021 (Spoiler alert…it isn’t.) and learn about the new high-performance Indian garage called Lloyd’z Garage being built at the free-access CrossRoads.

10/23/2021 Update:

Thanks to the generosity of bikers like you, the Buffalo Chip is able to share news of reaching a huge fundraising milestone for local charity. See Woody express his appreciation for everyone who joined the party in 2020 and share his thoughts on how the party went.

Want to be sure you’re staying up to date with all the latest Sturgis Buffalo Chip and Sturgis Rally Information?  Be sure to sign up for the Sturgis Rider Newsletter, and you’ll get these updates and more sent right to your inbox.

What questions do you have for Woody? Write them in the comments below and you might get a shout out in a future video!

Presented by the Sturgis Buffalo Chip

Known as The Best Party Anywhere®, the Sturgis Buffalo Chip believes festivals should be fun like a burn out, reenergize you like a broken rule, and romance you like someone you just met and have to take home. 

This nine-day festival of concerts and motorcycle events promises to bring you exciting events like flat track races and live performances from artists like Aerosmith, Willie Nelson, Five Finger Death Punch, Kid Rock, Rob Zombie and many more. 

Find out more or get passes to the Best Party Anywhere at BuffaloChip.com and find out why it continues to be one of the most televised festivals in the world.

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