What You Need to Know about the 4-Wheel Jamboree-Indianapolis

What You Need to Know about the 4-Wheel Jamboree-Indianapolis - Goats Trail Off-Road Apparel Company

43rd Annual Fall 4-Wheel Jamboree 

Attention all off-roading and overlanding enthusiasts! Mark your calendars for September 13-15, 2024 because the 43rd Annual Fall 4-Wheel Jamboree Nationals is coming to the Indiana State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis. 

This powerhouse off-road weekend attracts custom 4x4 vehicles from across the country for an unforgettable celebration. Here at Goats Trail Apparel, we’re excited to see just what kind of rigs will be tearing up the fairgrounds this year.

From mud bogs to rock crawls, there’s something for every 4x4 lover at the Jamboree Nationals. But where do you even begin with planning your trip? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.

What Is The Fall 4-Wheel Jamboree Nationals?

The Fall 4-Wheel Jamboree Nationals is an annual event organized by the Family Events company. It’s a three-day celebration of everything off-roading, featuring exciting races, competitions, and showcases.

Throughout the weekend, you’ll find a jam-packed schedule of events including truck pulls, obstacle courses, burnout contests, and more. And don’t forget to check out the vendor area for the latest in off-road gear and accessories.

Where is it Held?

The Fall 4-Wheel Jamboree Nationals is taking place from September 13-15, 2024, at the Indianapolis State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis, Indiana. This location offers plenty of space for various events and activities, as well as ample parking for attendees.

The 4-Wheel Jamboree Nationals offers a range of ticket options to fit every budget and schedule. Here's the breakdown:

  • Child Admission (12 and under): $8.00 + $2.00 fee
  • Adult General Admission (13 and over): $18.00 + $4.00 fee
  • 2-Day Pass (Good any event day): $30.00 + $5.00 fee
  • 3-Day Pass (Best Value): $40.00 + $5.00 fee

Tickets can be purchased online in advance or at the gate. However, buying ahead of time not only saves you time at the event but also grants you free admission to the Fall Indianapolis Garage Sale & Marketplace at the EXPO Center - a bonus shopping extravaganza featuring antiques, collectibles, clothing, crafts, and more.

For those bringing their 4x4 to participate in the events, additional registration fees may apply. Be sure to check the specific rules and regulations for your desired competition.

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Special Events At The 2024 Fall 4-Wheel Jamboree:

Monster Truck Mania

In partnership with the Monsters of Destruction series, this year's General Tire infield show promises to be bigger and better than ever. On Friday, watch as the Monster Trucks qualify for racing brackets and wow the crowd in a Best Trick Competition. 

Saturday features racing rounds up to the semifinals, followed by a thrilling 7-truck Freestyle competition. The event culminates on Sunday with the final round of Monster Truck Racing and tandem freestyle performances that will leave you on the edge of your seat.

Mud Bog Madness

Think your 4x4 can handle some serious mud? Put it to the test in the Mud Bog Racing event. Competitors face off head-to-head, racing through a pit of the nastiest mud imaginable. 

With six classes to choose from, there's a place for every type of vehicle. The winner is determined by the lowest combined time per class. If you're up for the challenge, sign up early - you must register and pay the class tech fee when you initially register for the Jamboree.

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Tuff Truck Challenge

The Tuff Truck event lets you prove your 4x4 dominance on a challenging off-road course. There are two classes - Stock for OEM drivetrains and Modified for anything goes. Set your qualifying time on Friday to be slotted into the elimination rounds. Missed qualifying? No worries, there's a Last Chance Qualifier on Saturday.

Shine in the Show-N-Shine

For those who prefer polish to mud, the Show-N-Shine competition is the place to be. Mild to wild, entrants fuss over every detail before facing professional judging. Categories include Street, Modified, and Pro classes with special awards like Best Make, Best Interior, Best Paint and more handed out on Sunday. Even if your ride isn't quite ready for prime time, all 4x4s are welcome to join the fun.

Side-X-Side Shootout

UTV drivers won't want to miss the Side-X-Side Shootout. Test your skills and equipment on a purpose-built course with 2-Seater and 4-Seater classes. Morning qualifying sets the stage for head-to-head racing in the afternoon.

Beyond the marquee events, the Jamboree features a Performance Marketplace with show-only pricing, Monster Truck rides, a burnout competition, and more. As a bonus this year, your Jamboree ticket gets you free admission to the Fall Indianapolis Garage Sale & Marketplace at the EXPO Center.

Will We See You In Indy This Year?

If you’re a true offroading enthusiast, then you won't want to miss the Jamboree in Indianapolis this year. As off-road junkies ourselves, we know the Jamboree is the place to be for anyone who lives and breathes the lifestyle. 

It's not just about the events - it's about hanging with fellow 4x4 fanatics, swapping stories and tips, and celebrating the machines that take us to all our favorite wild places. That’s the ethos that drives our business here at Goats Trail Apparel – and why we hope to see plenty of you rocking your favorite Goats Trail gear while you’re exploring Indy!

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