Trike Show 'n' Shine Categories

The 9th Annual Deadwood 3 Wheeler Rally Show 'n' Shine will take place on Deadwood's Historic Main Street from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm on Wednesday, July 12th, 2023.  Trikes will begin lining up by their chosen Class at 10 am on Wednesday and depart from the Deadwood Event Complex at 11:15 am to park on Main Street. You must be a paid registrant of the rally to participate in the event.

REGISTRATION: Show 'n' Shine registration forms will be in the D3WR Event Info Packet (the envelope you receive after signing the event waiver.)  Trike show participants fill out the form; choosing the "class" they want to be placed in for judging. Completed forms are to be turned into the D3WR Info Tent no later than 10 am on Wednesday, July 12th, 2023.

A panel of judges will choose who receives first, second and third place awards in each class.  Additional first place awards will be given for "overall" Best Paint, Best Wrap, Best Detail, Most Filth and Special Show (see below.)

Best of Show will be chosen by the Mayor of Deadwood and People's Choice by the spectators and registrants.  Awards/Cash prizes will be given on Wednesday, July 12th, 2023.

STOCK CLASS:                                                                                                                                                              

Indicates entry as built by the manufacturer. Pin striping allowed if from factory. Aftermarket seat allowed as long as it utilizes factory appearing materials (no special colors, textures or animal hides). Addition of chrome items/accessories will be allowed. Awards will be given for first, second and third place.

CUSTOM CLASS:                                                                                                                                                        

 Indicates Stock class entry plus any of the following items: Pin striping - may also include painting techniques between pin striping to a maximum of 3/4” in width regardless of application method (example – narrow graphic designs). Any single piece of artwork covering an area no larger than 2”x 3” regardless of application method will be allowed (artist signature/logo will not affect class). Solid color repainted items/panels - color to match trike or accent color. Custom seat materials or seat covers (example – special colors, textures or animal hides). Any type of etching. Any slogans or personal logos (owner name/nickname excluded). Wood grain or carbon fiber appliqués. Awards will be given for first, second and third place.

ARTISAN CLASS:                                                                                                                                                  

Indicates trike completely repainted non-original color. Entries containing artwork (murals, pictures, or decals) regardless of application method - any single panel containing art larger than 2”x 3” or multiple panels containing art. Painting between pin striping more than 3/4” in width, regardless of application method (example – wide graphic designs.) Awards will be given for first, second and third place.

In addition to the above classes, a panel of judges will select first place awards for the following:

Best Paint – From old school flames to high tech murals

Best Wrap – Taking your trike to the next level with vinyl graphics

Best Detail – The cleanest trike in town will win this award

Most Filth – Road hard and put up dirty….Bugs and dust are a good thing!

Special Show – An entry which utilizes additional display items such as but not limited to mascots, animals, literature, themes, placards, music, lighting, etc.

First Place awards will also be given for:

Best of Show – Mayor Dave Ruth is the boss of this town and what he likes gets the award!

People’s Choice – The people entering their trikes and the general public get to decide their favorite with ballot voting.


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