Extreme off-road tests a riders’ skill and their machines’ capabilities over the most challenging terrain each venue has to offer, including agonizing hill climbs, endless rock fields and log crossings. The format is wide open for host organizations to include as many challenges at riders as possible. Extreme off-road can feature Le Mans starts, timed sections, GPS navigation, course changes and more.

Grand Championships

One of the toughest and most prestigious extreme off-road events in the nation serves as the AMA Extreme Off-Road Grand Championship.

2021 Kenda AMA Tennessee Knockout Extreme Enduro

Part of the 2021 FIM Hard Enduro World Championship, the event features a multi-round “knockout” format. Riders race against the clock in some rounds and compete head-to-head in others. The course varies in length in each round and covers extremely difficult terrain. The TKO includes two amateur class competitions on Saturday, with the top 25 finishers earning the opportunity to compete in the pro class races on Sunday. Learn more at tennesseeknockoutenduro.com.

Aug. 13-15: Sequatchie, Tenn.: Tennessee Knockout Extreme Enduro – Trials Training Center

Supplemental Regulations

National EnduroCross Championship

This is a six-race series organized by Cycle City Promotions. The events are moto-based, with heats and mains. The man-made tracks feature obstacles, including logs, rocks and water crossings, along with more extreme obstacles, such as K-rails and tractor tires. The courses vary in length in each round and cover extremely difficult terrain. Riders race head-to-head for a chance to win an AMA National Championship at the end of the season. EnduroCross is a one-day program featuring classes for Pros, Amateurs, Women and 35+ vets.

2021 National EnduroCross Championship Schedule:

Sept. 18: Tulsa, Okla.: BOK Center
Oct. 2: Amarillo, Texas: Amarillo National Center
Oct. 9: Reno, Nev.: Reno Livestock Events Center
Oct. 23: Prescott Valley, Ariz.: Findlay Toyota Center
Oct. 29: Denver, Colo.: National Western Complex
Oct. 30: Denver, Colo.: National Western Complex

Supplemental Regulations

Regional Championships

Starting in 2021, there will be 10 Extreme Off-Road events divided into two regional championships, East and West, with the RevLImiter Extreme acting as the East versus West Shootout. Each round is hosted by the region’s premier clubs and promoters and also will act as qualifiers to the AMA Extreme Off-Road Grand Championship, the Tennessee Knockout.
Kenda AMA Extreme Championship

2021 AMA East Extreme Off-Road Regional Championship Schedule

April 10-11: Bridgeport, Texas: RevLimiter Extreme Enduro, MotoKolors (East versus West) – RESULTS
May 2: Spragueville, Iowa: Iowan Hard Enduro, 171 Investments, Inc.RESULTS
May 29-30: Marquette, Mich.: Mad Moose Hard Enduro, UP Sand Stormers – RESULTS
July 3-4: Tamaqua, Pa.: Tough Like RORR, Reading Off-Road RidersRESULTS
July 17-18: Little Hocking, Ohio: Bad Medicine @ Fallen Timbers, Wildwood Lake RacewayRESULTS
Aug. 7-8: Taylorsville, N.C.: Battle of the Goats Extreme Enduro, Brushy Mountain Motor Sports ParkRESULTS

2021 AMA West Extreme Off-Road Regional Championship Schedule

March 21: Page, Ariz.: Grinding Stone Hard Enduro, Rock Stars MCRESULTS
April 10-11: Bridgeport, Texas: RevLimiter Extreme Enduro, MotoKolors (East versus West) – RESULTS
May 15-16: San Bernardino, Calif.: Last Dog Standing, Prairie Dogs MCRESULTS
June 19-20: Kellogg, Idaho: Silver Mountain Xtreme, Stix and Stones LLCRESULTS
July 10-11: Donner, Calif.: Donner Hard Enduro, Garrahan Off-Road TrainingRESULTS

Supplemental Regulations

State Championships

2021 AMA Extreme Off-Road State Championship Schedule

Feb. 2: Lucerne Valley, Calif.: King of the Motos

2021 AMA Amateur Competition Rulebook

Click here for the 2021 AMA Competition Rulebook