The Banquet committee has announced that the 2018 M.O.T.A. awards banquet will be held at Dunham Hills Country Club in Hartland, Michigan on January 19th, 2019. More information coming soon! Reservations will be needed by January 12th. Please come out and celebrate the 2018 season in a great new location.
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The Michigan Ontario Trials Association is proud of it's rich history in promoting the sport of Observed Motorcycle Trials in the Michigan and Ontario regions. A Non-Profit organization devoted to promoting observed motorcycle trials activity in the Michigan-Ontario Area. Composed of a number of member clubs, M.O.T.A. sponsors virtually all trials events held in the area. Each observed trials is organized and conducted by one of the member clubs solely for the enjoyment of other M.O.T.A. club members, and any other riders who wish to participate. Any fees collected are intended only to provide enough funds to perpetuate the sport.
M.O.T.A. has an exciting season lined up for 2019 including two vintage events.
Motorcycle Trials is a sport for the whole family. Whether competing, spectatating or observing, trials has something for everyone.
Our Promoting clubs offers many different skill levels that riders compete in.
What are the rules to compete in vintage trials events??
M.O.T.A. traditionally considers Vintage Trials events to have the following rules to compete. The vintage motorcycle should have the following:
Some events will include some watercooled bikes that fulfill the other requirements.
Observed Motorcycle Trials Events Sanctioned by the American Motorcyclist Association
Michigan Ontario Trials Association