Motorcyclists racing on dirt path


Since the AMA was established in 1924, sanctioning motorcycle racing has been a core function, with the organization now one of the largest amateur motorsports sanctioning bodies in the world.

An AMA membership is your license to race in thousands of local, regional and national events across the U.S. in disciplines as diverse as motocross, enduro, flat track, road racing and even specialty events like land speed and ice racing, hill climbs and more. Whether you’re a weekend warrior or an up-and-comer ready to race for a coveted AMA No. 1 plate, you’ll find an AMA event to fit your desires 

Racing Resources


Whether youre a firsttimer or a seasoned competitor, this is where you’ll find everything relevant to participating in an AMA event, including rulebooks, releases, results, information on advancement and appeals, and much more.  


Motocross Racer mid race

Motocross including Arenacross and Supercross is the most popular form of motorcycle racing in the United States. The AMA sanctions motocross events for everyone from beginners to pros, held on dedicated tracks that are either indoor or outdoor. 

Off Road Racing

racers lining up for off-road racers

In addition to motocross, which primarily takes place on man-made tracks, the AMA also sanctions a wide variety of natural-terrain off-road racing events, including enduros, extreme enduros, hare scrambles, hill climbs, observed trials and more.  

Track Racing

track racing turning on professional track

Whether it’s road racing, flat track, drag racing, speedway or something else, if it takes place on a racetrack you’ll find information about it here. Even if your racetrack of choice is unconventional a land speed venue, for example, or ice racing—the AMA has you covered.  

Specialty Racing

Are you looking for a racing school where you can get a competition license? Or are you a young racer who would like to earn scholarship money for racing your motorcycle? Find information on all that and more here.