BMW Motorrad GS Trophy Event


Who is the competition for?

Whist some level of off-road experience is required, the event is designed for hobby and amateur motorcyclists of all abilities. Riders competing as experts, or above, in any form of off-road motorcycling, should not take part.

Am I eligible to compete?

Key eligibility criteria are as follows:

  • Competitors must be current owners of a BMW GS motorcycle.
  • All competitors must be 21 years of age or above, and hold a full and valid license for riding their motorcycle in the UK.
  • Only UK citizens (holders of British passports) will be entitled to be selected to represent the UK Team in the International GS Trophy event. In order to participate in the final (if selected) you must have a current valid UK passport and be available to travel to the 9-day Final during the period 17 November – 2 December 2012 (provisional dates).

Other conditions apply.  Please click here for a full list of entry rules & regulations

What bike will I be competing on?

A range of BMW GS bikes will be available for competitors to use in the off-road elements of the competition.  On road sections must be completed on the participants own GS motorcycle.

Where is the event held?

The 2012 GS Trophy UK Qualifier will be held in partnership with the famous BMF Show over the weekend of 18-20 May at the East of England Showground in Peterborough.

How much does it cost to enter?

The entry fee is £150 per participant and includes:

  • Camping fees for 2 nights in a BMW GS Trophy dedicated area.
  • Entry to all 3 days of the BMF Show including evening entertainments
  • Competition fees
  • Use of BMW GS bikes for off road riding including fuel.

The entry fees exclude:

  • Fuel for your own GS bike
  • Personal Accident Insurance
  • Travel or transport to and from the event base at the BMF Show, Peterborough.
  • Any catering food and drinks

Friends and family are invited to join in the fun for the whole weekend with additional guest passes available for £50.

I don’t want to compete – but can I still watch the event take place?

Of course; the GS Trophy UK Qualifier will be situated in a specially reserved area of the BMF Show.  All visitors to the show are able to watch the competition take place.  For event details and ticket information please visit

How do I enter the 2012 GS Trophy UK Qualifier?

You can enter via the BMW Off Road Skills website.  Click here to be directed to the site and for further instructions.

Enter the 2012 GS Trophy UK Qualifier

Read the full entry rules and regulations