Championship of the Americas at AIMExpo, Columbus, Ohio, September 21-24
All ‘Builders’ invited to enter to win a trip to the AMD World Championship in 2018
is now open for the Championship of the Americas (COTA) at the 5th
annual AIMExpo in September – a year that is likely to see a huge V-twin
dealer and consumer attendance as a result of the move to the Midwest
and decision by both Indian Motorcycle and Harley-Davidson to become
most prestigious show in North America when it comes to the world
custom bike building scene, the Championship of the Americas is the only
official AMD World Championship of Custom Bike Building affiliate in
addition to all the great prizes and the excellent industry network
opportunities, the winner of the FreeStyle class gets $7,500 in expenses
to ship him and his bike to Cologne, Germany, for the 2018 (October)
AMD World Championship of Custom Bike Building at the prestigious
‘INTERMOT Customized’ Expo.
during the INTERMOT expo, arguably the most important motorcycle
industry exhibition in the world, the winner gets the VIP treatment as a
member of ‘TEAM USA’ and of the COTA/AMD crew at the event and a shot
at bringing home the ultimate accolade as World Champion Custom Bike
The AMD World Championship at ‘INTERMOT Customized’ is
estimated to have been viewed by over 160,000 show visitors; INTERMOT
regularly attracts over 210,000 industry and consumer visitors from all
over Germany, Europe and worldwide – some 116 countries in 2016.
Championship of the Americas is based on AMD World Championship rules.
There are 4 classes: FreeStyle, Retro Custom, Street Custom and
Performance Custom, which provide different platforms for builders to
decide the style and brand to design their entry around.
addition, this year will feature an online component, the Trending
Awards, for the best Bobber, Cafe Racer, Chopper and Tracker entries.
the rules and forms are available online, or call Bob Kay on
817-312-0380. Columbus is shaping up to be the biggest and best AIMExpo
yet with the Championship of the Americas smack dab in the middle of the
Custom Culture Area, surrounded by the likes of Factory
Harley-Davidson, S&S, Biker’s Choice, TC Bros, Andrews Cams, Red
Line Oil, JRI Shocks, AD Farrow, Ace Cafe and Simpson Helmets, with more
exhibitors signing up every week.