Minnesota National 2019

The UMTA is hosting an AMA NATC MotoTrials National event on June 1st & 2nd, 2019 at the Iron Range OHV in Gilbert, MN.


7196 Pettit Road
Gilbert, MN 55741

From US-53, turn east onto MN-37 and then turn right onto MN-135. You will see a sign for the OHV. Turn right onto Enterprise Trail and then turn left onto Pettit Rd. Proceed to the DNR building to check-in and register if needed.

Help Needed

We are looking to find people interested in being checkers for the event! Checkers watch the riders and score them as they ride the sections. It's a great way to get to see the action and be a part of the event! We welcome anybody that wants to help irregardless of prior MotoTrials knowledge. We can train you on the rules and have a great video with lots of examples available!

If you are interested in helping be a checker, please click here.

Rider Information

As per our special event permit with the MN DNR, the park is open for all riders and teams to arrive starting Wednesday, May 29th at 10am. Do not show up on Tuesday as our permit does not allow storing anything overnight in the park on Tuesday night. Our permit is for Wednesday, May 29th through Monday, June 3rd. Please come to the event site starting anytime after 10am on Wednesday.

OHV Tags
MN OHV tags are required and can be purchased on-site.

Riding is allowed on-site Wednesday, Thursday and Friday the week of the event in designated practice areas only. The loop is closed to riders before the event as per NATC rules and regulations. Riding in any area besides the designated practice areas prior to the event is grounds for disqualification.

Tech Inspection
Friday, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Saturday, 8:00am - 8:30am
Sunday, 8:00am - 8:30am

First Rider Out
Saturday, 9:00am
Sunday, 9:00am

Fees & Facilities

There are currently no fees for spectating, land use, or camping. This is subject to change though. Porta-Potties will be provided for guests. There is good cell reception (AT&T & Verizon, not sure about others) in the pits area. No other amenities or facilities will be provided on-site.

Camping & Lodging

On-Site Camping
Primitive dry camping will be available at the event site. There are no reserved spots or RV hookups. The camping area is a grass field with no shade.

Off-Site Campgrounds
There are two campgrounds close to the event area that have more extensive camping and hook-up facilities available if you don't mind staying off-site.

Sherwood Forest Campground
101 W Wisconsin Ave E, Gilbert, MN 55741

West Forty RV Park
235 MN-37, Gilbert, MN 55741

There aren't any hotels in Gilbert, but there are hotels just a few miles away in the towns of Eveleth and Virginia.

Super 8 Eveleth
1080 Industrial Park Drive Eveleth, MN 55734

AmericInn Virginia
5480 Mountain Iron Dr, Virginia, MN 55792

Holiday Inn Express Virginia
8570 Rock Ridge Drive, Mountain Iron, MN 55768

Other Information

Leash dogs and clean up after them. The OHV park is open to the public (non-national guests) during the event.


Do you have any questions about the national event? If so, please email Bobby Warner.