search for a champion

Become the next champion in 2016!

Four Major Changes to Search for A Champion 2016

Two ways to win

Whether you're a more experienced driver or you're new to the track, we want to see your entries. Now introducing two tiers to enter - Advanced and Amateur.


more cash & prizes

Advanced entries could win one of 15 $5,000 in cash prizes in addition to gear and products. Amateur entries could win one of 25 $1,000 cash prizes. Every finalist has a chance to be a Grand Prize winner. This year, the 25 Amateur finalists will compete for the $10,000 Amateur Grand Prize and the 15 Advanced finalists will compete for the $50,000 Advanced Grand Prize.


expanded age bracket

Come one. Come all. Both categories are open to drivers of all ages. However, a parent or guardian must consent to anyone under the age of 13 on their behalf.


submit photos or video

Tiered entry levels mean more options for submissions.
Advanced: submit your photos, essay and video.
Amateur: submit your photos and essay (video optional).

Create and Upload Your Entry Now Through January 3, 2016!

Learn How To Create A Winning Entry

How it works

View the contest timeline and learn how you can become the next Search for A Champion winner!

See how it works

Carly Jo Ellingson - 2015
Grand Prize Winner

Previous winners

We have had Search for A Champion winners from every type of surface you can race on. Learn more about our past winners, and get inspired for your own entry.

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Voter swag

Vote for your favorite entrants and you’ll be entered to win exclusive Champion® gear. Two hundred winners will be announced at the end of the contest.

View 2015 Winners

Contest rules

Make sure you review the contest rules before entering the Search for A Champion contest.

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