Anyone can enter any number of bikes (at $15 each), provided you ride each bike into the show registration area.
Everyone at the show can vote for their favorite People's Choice Best of Show by filling out a ballot. One ballot slip per person.
Sky Valley Chapter, ABATE of Washington, is the show sponsor and runs the registration,ballots, and prize distribution.
Entry registration is from 9 am until 12 noon. (we may also open earlier if resources permit)
Showing and balloting is from 12 noon until 1:30 pm.
Trophies are awarded at 3:00 pm.
Photo session is either immediately after or during trophy presentation.
Show participant ride-outs start after trophy presentation.
No fire-ups during trophy presentation. Roll it out if you need to leave early.
During registration, each rider will pay the $15 entry fee.
Registered riders receive an entry number.
Registration information includes name, phone number, email address, year of bike, model of bike, and class. We need this info to contact the award winners.
To qualify for competition in the show, each entry must be ridden into the registration area and show area. Even if you only ride it a few blocks, we want to see working bikes. There is a Rat category for puddle-lovers and muddy commute bikes.
Exceptions may be made at the discretion of the judges for bikes
in the Antique, Vintage, and Classic
categories. We want to see old bikes!
Any Trailer Queen that slips past the judges is not eligible for a first-place
trophy. This is a RIDE IN SHOW
No fuel leaks allowed.
Fuel must be shut off while parked in show area.
No fire ups during show. Roll it out of the show arena first.
Categories may change from one year to the next, especially the dates for Antique, Vintage and Classic bikes. Suggestions for new categories are always welcome. (We do not offer brand-specific categories.)
New categories: Manufactured Custom, Mild Custom, and Radical Custom. The Manufactured Custom category has been broken into 3 categories to sort bikes by the number of modifications.
Awards, Ballots and Judging
Best of Show is determined by ballot count.
All other categories are judged.
Sky Valley Chapter ABATE selects the panel of impartial judges based on knowledge of workmanship, knowledge of paint and finish techniques, styles and periods
of history, and integrity.
To assist in proper judging, assistants will be on hand during registration to ensure that each bike is entered in the appropriate category.