School’s Out Chopper Show Presented by Motorcycle Knuckle Busters – Saturday, Aug. 5, 2023

Custom Series’ Show Features $2500 Cash to Best of Show Winner plus $500 Cash to All First Place Winners

The first campers to ever pass through the Buffalo Chip gate in 1981 rode in on choppers, so it’s only fitting that the Custom Series includes a show for chopper lovers.

What: Buffalo Chip School’s Out Chopper Show
Saturday, Aug. 5, 2023
Registration: 11 a.m.. – 1 p.m.
Judging: 2 p.m.
Awards: 3:00 p.m.
Where: Free-Access CrossRoads at the Buffalo Chip
Why: Celebrate choppers, & win valuable prizes
Ride in and register or pre-register online! It’s free to enter, free to attend.

Old school, new school and everything in between will be on display during the 6th annual Buffalo Chip School’s Out Chopper Show on Saturday, Aug. 5. And thanks to show partners, Motorcycle Knucklebusters, Paughco, Johnny Mac’s House of Choppers and Bikerpics, this show and shine will give you the chance to meet some of the biggest stars in chopper building, and win cash to get you going on your next chopper build.


Chopper (Pre-Evo)
Old School Original (Chopper or Bobber, Pre-Evo)
Modern Bobber (Evo & up)
Modern Chopper (Evo & up)
Best in Show
Best Paint

How to Enter and Win

Ride in and register FREE on site at the Buffalo Chip’s free-access CrossRoads Saturday, Aug. 5 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and get ready to school the competition! You can also pre-register online ahead of time.

Schools Out Bike Show Entry

Bikes will be placed in classes by show staff day of show. The owner accepts all responsibility for any damage or theft to the motorcycle during the above-mentioned event and does hereby waive and release Sturgis Buffalo Chip, their agents and assigns, and all other persons who might be claimed to be liable, from any and all damages, expenses, or liability including attorney’s fees for above mentioned motorcycle and all other personal effects. By entering the School’s Out Chopper Show, owner gives Sturgis Buffalo Chip permission to publish photos of owner or motorcycle for advertising and/or promotional purposes.

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Over $10,000 in Cash and Prizes

In addition to your autograph from the celebrity judges, you could be going home with one of these valuable prizes for winning in your class:

  • Best in Show Show
  • Best Paint
  • 1st  place in all classes:
    • $500 Cash 

In addition, the Best in Show winner will go on to compete against the winners of the other shows in the Sturgis Buffalo Chip Custom Series for the title of Custom Series King. All Best in Show winners will be invited onto the Buffalo Chip’s legendary Wolfman Jack Main Stage where celebrity judges will crown the winner of this prestigious award.

Celebrity Judges & Guests

Special guests will make appearances to serve as show judges and to sign autographs. Judging begins at 3 p.m.



This show is likely to bring together the area’s largest assembly of choppers in 2023. Don’t miss the chance to kick off your rally celebrating this iconic style.

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