Congratulations

MASON LUDWIG

$50,000 ON THE TRACK grand prize WINNER

$5,000 RUNNER-UPS

Congratulations to Mason Ludwig, our 2018 Search for A Champion $50,000 On the Track Grand Prize winner! Check out the list of 10 Runner-Ups below who will each receive a $5,000 sponsorship and congratulations again to all of 30 Finalists in the On the Track category.

Chris Fairchild

Paw Paw, IL

Makala Marks

Indianapolis, IN

Gordy Gundaker

Saint Charles, MO

Michael Milesi

Malibu, CA

Treyten Lapcevich

Grimsby, ON

Jake Piel

St. Louis, MO

Leighton Lillie

Lewiston, ID

Amanda West

Colchester, CT

Steven Macklyn

Bountiful, UT

Trent Young

Crofton, KY

How It Works

Step 1

Enter The Contest

Entry Period Closed

Make your case by submitting your entry and let the world know why Champion should sponsor you.

Requirements

  • Photo(s) and a 200 word essay are required
  • Two-minute video is optional
A parent or guardian must consent to anyone under the age of 13 on their behalf.

Step 2

share and vote

Voting Period Closed

The final votes are in! Check back on April 4 when we reveal this year’s Grand Prize winners.

prizes

$115,000 in sponsorships

After all of the On the Track entries battle it out in Round One, the top 30 Finalists will receive $500 and move on to compete for the $50,000 On the Track Grand Prize sponsorship.

And for the fans, each and every vote cast during the voting period enters you to win one of the 200 sweepstakes prizes.

Learn More

Contest Timeline

Nov. 1

Entry Period Opens

Tell your story and why you should be the next 2018 Search for A Champion winner! Gather your photos and create an entry starting Nov. 1, 2017 at 9:01 a.m. ET.

Jan. 3

Entry Period Ends

Submit your entry by 11:59 p.m. ET for your chance to be the Search for A Champion Grand Prize winner in 2018.

Jan. 5

VOTING PERIOD BEGINS

Vote for your favorite In the Garage or On the Track entry, starting at 9:01 a.m. ET.

Feb. 2

FINALIST VOTING ENDS

Voting for all entries ends at 11:59 p.m. ET.

Feb. 19

Finalists Announced

Give a round of applause for the In the Garage or On the Track Finalists who will compete for the respective Grand Prizes!

Feb. 23

Grand Prize Voting Begins

Vote for the On the Track Finalists you think deserves the $50,000 Grand Prize and In the Garage Finalists you think deserves the $5,000 Grand Prize. Voting opens at 9:01 a.m. ET.

Mar. 23

Grand Prize Voting Ends

Voting for the 2018 Search for A Champion contest ends at 11:59 p.m. ET.

April 4

Grand Prize Announcement

The 2018 Search for A Champion Grand Prize winners are announced.

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