2019 Schedule of Sanctioned Events

2019 Season

Event News and Updates

Season Opener Highlights

M.O.T.A. enjoyed a large turnout on a beautiful spring day in Whitmore Lake. 71 riders competed in the first event of 2019 with 22 being in Novice alone. Rob took some photos at the recent Metro Championship event in Whitmore Lakes.

Gallery 1 and Gallery 2

Todd Doolittle has released the results and started the overall standings for 2019 and team standings.

Turnout at Bent Fenders Event on May 19th is expected to be high with the newly added members to club rosters so get there early.

2019 Handbook Published

The 2019 M.O.T.A. Handbook has been released by Les Mason and can be viewed and downloaded in the Resources section of the MOTA website. Metro, Bent Fender's and East Side has released their flyers for their upcoming events so make sure to check out the events page.

All MOTA Points competing riders should contact their club's representative to make sure they are on the 2019 Roster.

Popular Links

Our site keeps growing so here are some popular links to help you around the site. If you have questions please feel free to contact a club or member near you.

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Celebrating 53 years of Promoting Trials Events

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.

2019 Season Published

M.O.T.A. has an exciting season lined up for 2019 including two vintage events.

Family Fun

Motorcycle Trials is a sport for the whole family. Whether competing, spectatating or observing, trials has something for everyone.

Novice to Expert - M.O.T.A. has something for everyone

Our Promoting clubs offers many different skill levels that riders compete in.

Competition Classes

  • Youth
  • Beginner
  • Novice
  • Intermediate
  • Senior
  • Sportsman
  • Advanced
  • Expert
  • Vintage

Sanctioned Vintage Events

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:

  • Twin shocks
  • Air cooled engine
  • Drum brakes
  • Cable clutch

Some events will include some watercooled bikes that fulfill the other requirements.

A 1986 Honda Reflex
  • Observed Motorcycle Trials Events Sanctioned by the American Motorcyclist Association

  • Michigan Ontario Trials Association

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