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CENTENARY 1924-2024

2024 marks 100 years since the inaugural South Australian 24 Hour Trial IN 1924.

This is the first continuing motorcycle event in Australia to celebrate it’s Centenary. Despite interruptions due to war, market conditions and a pandemic, it has continued, and the 2024 event will be the 91st edition of the trial.

Details on the Centenary event are below

PLEASE BE AWARE OF MAJOR ROADWORKS ON THIELE HIGHWAY BETWEEN KAPUNDA AND EUDUNDA
ENFORCED SPEED RESTRICTIONS FOR 25KM
ALTERNATIVE ROUTES ARE MARRABEL AND CURIO ROADS AND TRURO AND EUDUNDA ROADS

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Schedule

FRIDAY

KAPUNDA HARNESS RACING COMPLEX

15:00 – 18:00 Rider Sign On, Merchandise on sale, End of Friday Trail Ride, Static Display

SATURDAY

09:00 Gates open, Merchandise on sale, Static Display
10:30 Past Winners Photo near start line
A free live stream will be available on Facebook just before start, and throughout the day at various times
11:01 Bike #1 due to start
15:30 Bike #270 due to start

Sunday

11:01 Bike #1 due to finish
15:30 Bike #270 due to finish

Monday

VINE INN BAROSSA, NURIOOTPA
17:00
Pre-boooked meals in Presentation Night Dining room (sold out)
18:30 Presentation Night begins (standing room available)

Warning

NO DRONES

Spectator Sections

There will be three spectator sections located around the course. These will have full catering and amenities.
These can be located with the spectator map which can be purchased from the Merchandise stand.
MAPS ARE NOT AVAILABLE ONLINE

CENTENARY MERCHANDISE

A range of centenary merchandise will be for sale at Main Control at the event.
Hoodies
Caps

Beanies
Stubbie Holders
Stickers
Posters
Fortified Wine Centenary Edition


Please see the Merchandise Page
In addition, competitors will receive a competitors t-shirt for entering the Centenary event.

STATIC DISPLAY OF BIKE AND MEMORABILIA

There will be a display of past winning bikes, memorabilia and videos
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CENTENARY BOOK

A book on the 100 years of history of this icon event is in the works, and is planned for release later in the year.
If you have any photos, stories and/or information to contribute, please contact Media via our contact page re: book.
If you would like to be notified when the book is ready to order, join our mailing list!

VIDEO DOCUMENTARY

A video documentary is also currently being planned.
It will also be filmed during the event.
If you have any film, video, photos and/or stories of the event to contribute, please contact Media via our contact page re: documentary.
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Competitors MEDALLIONS AND TROPHIES

Special centenary edition finishers medallions will be presented to all finishers in addition to custom made trophies for winners.

PROGRAMME 50th EDITION

We believe the first multi-page programme was produced for the 1974 event, and because an event was not held in 2020, this years programme will be the 50th Edition.

COMPETITiVE COURSE

The trial will be starting from the longest used starting venue, used for the 24 hour trial first in 1976, the Kapunda Harness Racing Complex.
A selection of some of our track crew’s favorite sections, together with some classics, are being stitched together to produce a memorable course for this year’s centenary.  Competitor details on the trial can be found Here
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