Events Schedule

The Original SD BBQ Championships

Friday, May 31 and Saturday, June 1
Located inside of Gate 8

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Poker Run

Friday, May 31
6 pm
Registration is from 5 pm - 6 pm at the Red Arrow.
A free will offering meal will be served during registration.
Poker run stops are Red Arrow (Huron), The Office (Cavour), Margie's RedZone (Yale), Gross Hill Barn (Lake Byron), Shooters (Wolsey) and Big Jim Jam Fest (Expo Building on Fairgrounds).  The poker run is open to all vehicles!   
A set of Harley Davidson bean bag boards sponsored by Law Tigers will be given to a lucky participant
Entry fee: $10. The entry fee includes admission into the Big Jim Jam Fest.
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Wheel Jam Parade

Saturday, June 1
10:30 am
Participants line-up on Market St. starting at 9 am
All wheels are welcome to participate!
Parade route - Market St. east to Dakota Ave. south to 21st St. and back around to the fairgrounds.


11th Annual Midwest SPL Sound Competition

Date: Saturday, June 1
Registration Time: 10 am - 11 am
Qualifying Time: 11 am
JM & TEAM FLEXICUTION presents the 11th annual Midwest SPL Sound Competition located in the Hippodrome.
For more information email Joe Miller

Dynamic Engine Brake Competition

Saturday, June 1
1:00 pm
Located on Nevada Ave. between Market St. and Gate 3
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Make it Mine Show n' Shine

Saturday, June 1
12 pm - 4 pm
Open to classic cars and motorcycles
Located on West Machinery
There is no entry fee to participate in the Make it Mine Show n' Shine. Vehicles do not have to be in a "judged show" condition. Winners are chosen by trophy sponsors. Each sponsor will choose its trophy winner from both cars and bikes. There is no criteria to follow. The winner is chosen based on the sponsor's preference.

Motorcycle participants will receive a free swag bag compliments of Law Tigers!

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Pick-Up Party

Saturday, June 1
12 pm - 4 pm
Located on West Machinery
Come to Wheel Jam and bring your 25+ year old Pickup—in any stage of repair or dis-repair. No fee to park in designated area! We will be giving trophies for the pickup that is the ugliest, best of Show, and came the furthest. Come park your pickup, set up your camper/lawn chair and set back and enjoy the fun!

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Wheel Jam Slam

Saturday, June 1
Doors Open: 6:00 pm
Fights Start: 7:00pm
Nordby Exhibit Hall
Tickets: $25 - available at Manolis Grocery & Nordby Exhibit Hall
For VIP table and ticket information call Jenny - 605-354-9023

Presented by Knockout Events
Sponsored by: Law Tigers Motorcycle Lawyers, Red Wilk Construction, Jensen Design Build LLC
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Biker Games

Saturday, June 1
6:00 pm
East side of Carnival Mat
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Wheel Jam Truck Show Light Show

Saturday, June 1
Located in West Machinery

Trucks will tune into Big Jim 93.3 from 10 pm - 11 pm for Saturday Night Rockin' Lights w/ Wheel Jam Truck Show Light Show.


Windriders ABATE Motorcycle Show (Judged Show)

Sunday, June 2
12 pm - 4 pm
Located in Family Living Center
Presented by Windriders ABATE

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Backstreet Cruisers Car Show (Judged)

Sunday, June 2
12 pm - 4 pm

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Kids Bike Parade

Sunday, June 2
1 pm
Bring your child/children out to Wheel Jam and have some creative fun!  Decorate a tricycle or bicycle any way you like and enter the Wheel Jam Trike and Bike Parade!  There is no fee to enter the parade.  One lucky participant in each category will win a new bike!
Age groups: 2 years old - 4 years old; 5 years old - 7 years old
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Kids Pedal Pull

Sunday, June 2
Register: 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Start Time: 1:30pm
Ages 4-12
1st and 2nd place is awarded in each age group from 4-12 years of age in the boys and girls divisions.