2018 Sturgis Buffalo Chip Championships Announced
PRESS RELEASE: Blade Aces Will Hold the First Ever 2018 Buffalo Chip Knife & Ax Throwing Championships
LAS VEGAS, NV (Feb 5, 2018) – BladeAces.org has announced that it will be holding the first ever Knife & Ax throwing Championships at the World-Famous Buffalo Chip during the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally August 3 to August 12, 2018, from 9am until 3pm daily. The Buffalo Chip Blade Aces Championships held at the free-access CrossRoads will be the largest knife throwing event ever attended.
Team Blade Aces is extremely excited to be a part of the Buffalo Chip entertainment family and to hold this event at such an amazing venue. Headquartered at the Superhero Foundry in Las Vegas Nevada, BladeAces.org is operated by the World’s Highest Ranked Knife Throwing Couple, Melody & TJ Cuenca. Melody is an eleven-time world knife throwing champion. They will also be joined by International Knife Throwing Hall of Fame World Champion, Chris “The Killer” Miller and other champions as well.
There will be four major events happening at the Blade Aces booth including the Amateur rules conventional knife and ax throwing event, Quick Draw competition and an atlatl throwing demonstration.
The Quick Draw Competition is a head-to-head competition between two competitors throwing at two wooden targets wired to an electronic timer. The fastest clocked time of the week at the Quick Draw Competition will win the magnificent Buffalo Chip Quick Draw Trophy.
The 2,500 sq ft Blade Aces booth will have 12 targets and four lanes of knife and ax throwing, two designated Quick Draw targets and the atlatl exhibition lane. Classes are just $20 for a 30-minute lesson, $40 to enter the Daily Knife and Ax Competitions, and $10 for three tries at the Quick Draw Competition. This event is open to the public and everyone is welcome to enter.
Members of Team Blade Aces will also be performing exhibitions of knife throwing, whip cracking and gun spinning at the various concert stages and locations all throughout the Buffalo Chip.
About Blade Aces
Blade Aces is an organization with one mission in mind: To design, create and build the most professional, standardized, and fun precision projectile sports organization in the world. Designed by professional competitors for professional competitors, the Blade Aces organization is a non-political, commercial entity that does not shy away from committing to competition from all over the world. Blade Aces hosts competitions for: Knife throwing (Spin & No Spin), Ax/Tomahawk throwing (Tomahawk & Small Axe), Large ax (Single and Double Bit), Archery (Long Bow and Compound), Atlatl (Traditional and Modern), Throwing stars (Small and Large), Spear (Lance and Javelin), Boomerang (Hunting boomerang and Throwing Stick), Blowdarts (Short and Long Blow gun),Sling (Ancient and Modern), Rifle (Air and Gunpowder), and Pistol (Air and Gunpowder).
About The Sturgis Buffalo Chip
The Sturgis Buffalo Chip is the Largest Music Festival in Motorcycling™. Established in 1981, the venue’s nine-day festival, known as The Best Party Anywhere®, remains one of the world’s most televised and longest running independent music festivals. Buffalo Chip guests have the freedom to party and play while experiencing world-class concerts, outrageous events, moving freedom celebrations, thrilling PowerSports and more. Located three miles east of Sturgis, SD on 600 creek-fed acres, it offers cabins, RVs, camping, a swimming hole, bars, mouth-watering food, showers, paved roads, and more to visitors traveling from all corners of the world. The Chip’s concerts are free with camping. More details are available at http://www.BuffaloChip.com.
NOTE: A portion of the proceeds from this event will benefit Semper Fi Fund.org. This will be the third fundraising event that we’ve held for Semper Fi Fund and we are proud to support their mission to assist wounded members of the US Marine Corps and their families.