Get ready for the 2019 Steel Horse Rally. See an interview with Steel Horse Rally Inc. president Dennis Snow who gives us a preview of the 5th Annual Steel Horse Rally. The Q & A has been featured recently on the Fort Smith Downtown Business Association webpage.
The Steel Horse Rally Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)3 charity established in 2015 to benefit local charities, honor veterans, military, law enforcement and first responders, and help the local community.
The 2019 charity application period is open from November 1st at 12:00 AM to December 31st at 5:00 PM.
In 2018, the 4th Annual Steel Horse rally donated over $30,000 cash and several thousand in-kind donations to our charities.
A portion of the proceeds from the 2017 Steel Horse Rally went to help support our charities. A check for $4000.00 went to the Fort Smith Museum of History. Thanks to everyone who made these donations possible!
The fourth annual Steel Horse Rally brought an estimated 100,000 people to downtown Fort Smith and surrounding areas the weekend of May 4-5.
Festival organizers say it was largest crowd the event has had, surpassing the estimated 75,000 people last year, and having an estimated $17.8 million economic impact on the area.
Read the full article here from the SW Times Record.
Thank you for being part of the 2018 Steel Horse Rally as we honor all who serve and help local charities!
Thanks to CMA Chapter #378-Fort City Daystar Riders for their donation to the Steel Horse Rally Inc. We appreciate all of your help during the 2017 Steel Horse Rally!
The First Annual Inaugural Steel Horse Rally Shootout was a huge success! With close to 2,000 fans in attendance, everyone got to see some incredible flat-track motorcycle racing on the high banks in Pocola, OK. Thanks to everyone who attended the motorcycle racing event at the mighty Tri-State Speedway and we look forward to seeing you at the 2nd Annual Steel Horse Rally Shootout that will be part of the 5th Annual Steel Horse Rally May 3rd & 4th, 2019!
Steel Horse Rally Inc., made their first charitable donation of 2017 at a volunteers appreciation party Saturday at noon at the former Combs Dairy property, 800 Torrington Way.
If the SHR even played a small of in the decision to reinstate the Motorcycle Patrol to the FSPD, we are very proud and excited! Thanks to Old Fort Harley and everyone involved in making this a reality. We are looking forward to seeing the bikes on patrol and they will be providing escort in the upcoming Thunder thru the Valley Motorcycle Parade at the 2019 Rally.
The Volunteers of the 2017 SHR were honored with a cookout to show how much we appreciate you! Pictured are Betty Free who was named 2017 Bert Wright Volunteer of the Year and Joseph Ward, recipient of the first Steel Horse Rally Veteran Service Award for going above and beyond as an outstanding volunteer. See everyone next year!
The Steel Horse Rally Inc. proudly announced Motorcycle Racing for the first time as an official event at the 2018 Steel Horse Rally, May 4th & 5th, 2018
We were excited to announce the new partnership with Tri-State Speedway which brought the very first motorcycle races as an official part of the 2018 Steel Horse Rally. The Steel Horse Rally Shootout was held at Tri-State Speedway, located just off I-540 on the Arkansas/Oklahoma border just minutes from downtown Fort Smith.
The Steel Horse Rally in conjunction with the Fort Smith Arkansas A&P Commission announced another record-setting year for the 3rd Annual Steel Horse Rally that was held May 5-6, 2017 in downtown Fort Smith.
According to president, founder and rally organizer Dennis Snow said the rally has become one of the fastest growing motorcycle events in the country and that this year exceeded all expectations.
The Steel Horse Rally Inc. proudly announces the return of Motorcycle Racing as an official event at the 2019 Steel Horse Rally, May 3rd, 2019
We are excited to announce our continued partnership with Tri-State Speedway which will bring the motorcycle races as an official part of the 2019 Steel Horse Rally. The Steel Horse Rally Shootout will be held at Tri-State Speedway, located just off I-540 on the Arkansas/Oklahoma border just minutes from downtown Fort Smith.
The third annual Steel Horse Rally in Fort Smith earlier this month set an attendance record with more than 50,000 motorcycles and 75,000 people attending, according to the Fort Smith Advertising & Promotion Commission.
Once again the 5th Annual Steel Horse Rally is proud to honor all who serve. A special salute to all veterans and active duty military: We sincerely appreciate you service to our country.
(U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs)
The fourth annual Steel Horse Rally in Fort Smith earlier this year again set an attendance record with more than 75,000 motorcycles and 100,000 people attending, according to the Fort Smith Advertising & Promotion Commission.
Fall in Arkansas, what better time for a motorcycle ride. Highlighting the Talimena National Scenic Byway.
Welcome fellow bikers to the 2017 Steel Horse Rally!
I am so excited about all of the new additions to this year’s rally. The Heroes Salute Ceremony and Ride begins at 5:30 p.m. Friday, May 5th at the National Cemetery in Fort Smith. Join us as we pay homage to our heroes that lay in rest at the National Cemetery.
The 6th Annual Regional Veterans Day Parade & Celebration was held at Chaffee Crossing on November 4, 2017! We honored all who have protected, served and sacrificed in the name of American Freedom, and freedom for those around the world who are unable to obtain it for themselves!
By Scott Smith | (The Times-Record)
The sounds of motorcycle engines purring and roaring down a street put a smile on Dennis Snow’s face, yet it’s another sound that hits deeper into the heart of Snow.
For the organizers of the Chaffee Crossing Veterans Day Parade, the event is a time to honor those who served not only through festivity, but also through ceremony.
The seventh annual Chaffee Crossing Veterans Day Parade was held Saturday in the Chaffee Crossing Historic District. The parade was preceded by the presentation of medals to two military veterans and the family members of a deceased veteran.
Read the whole story from Max Bryan with the Times Record by clicking Veterans Day: Veterans, surviving kin honored at ceremony.
The Frozen Knuckle Run, just like the Steel Horse Rally, is about to celebrate it's 5th Anniversary. This annual fundraising ride happens in the month of February every year. The only thing that keeps riders off their bikes is rain. We have ridden in frigid temperatures but have been warmed with the friendly people's smiles and generosity as they make tax deductible donations to the Steel Horse Rally Inc. Please stay tuned for all of the details of the 5th Annual Frozen Knuckle Run and check the SHR Facebook Page for details coming soon.
The article as posted in Talk Business & Politics, 2016
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Initial estimates show that the economic impact of the 2016 Steel Horse Rally was $8.346 million, almost double the $4.272 million for the 2015 inaugural event in downtown Fort Smith.
This is a wonderful short loop named for Mount Magazine – the highest peak in Arkansas at 2,753 feet.
Mount Magazine Ride named Top 10 in Arkansas Motorcycling Guide
The Arkansas River carved out the valley to the north of the mountain, and the Petit Jean River carved the one to the south. The result is that this prominence has become one of the premier destinations in Arkansas.
Five local charities will benefit from the 2016 Steel Horse Rally, an increase from the number helped out last year after the inaugural Fort Smith biker event.
The Steel Horse Rally Inc. is proud to have donated a total of more than $20,000 to five local charities in 2017,because of the success of the 2017 Steel Horse Rally. The annual charity motorcycle rally in downtown Fort Smith the first weekend of May, the Steel Horse Rally Inc. was able to raise more donations this past year. Also, the Steel Horse Rally Inc. increased the number of charities that it helped this year and it is also increasing the amount given to $4,000 to each charity.