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October 29, 2022
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Time Details:
Registration begins at 8am

Downtown Leesville

Leesville, LA 71446
Armadillo Motorcycle Rally
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Armadillo Motorcycle Rally & Louisiana Derby Car Championship

Saturday, October 29, 2022

Armadillo Motorcycle Rally

Riders meet at the Leesville VFW starting at 8:00 AM on October 29, 2022 to register for the ride and have breakfast. One rider will be chosen to be the 'Dillo and lead the riders. See more...

Other Events:

Louisiana State Derby Car Championship Races

October 28, 2022 -- the Derby Car Championship Races have been canceled. We hope to be able to re-schedule them in the spring of 2023. All other events are still active.

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Enjoy the old-time fun of derby car racing! Specially built racers powered only by gravity compete in a race to the finish on Third Street in downtown Leesville.

Classic Car Show

Drivers come from far and wide to display their classic cars in downtown Leesville. Lineup and registration begins at 8am at the corner of Lee and Third Streets. 

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Sponsors are featured on all event advertising. They are encouraged to set up a booth at the event where they can promote their business / organization and show their support for community activities. If you would like to contribute to these or other city events, please contact Grant Bush at 337-404-4078.  

2022 Event Sponsors:

VFW #3106 Opens in new windowDairy Queen Opens in new window


Merchants & Farmers Bank Opens in new windowVernon Parish Sheriff's OfficeWhataburger


Food and merchandise vendors are a huge part of our success, so reserve your spot today. Only $30 for a prime spot at one of Leesville's up-and-coming events. Remember, this is a family-friendly event, so we will not accept vendors selling any controversial goods.  For more information, please contact Grant Bush at 337-404-4078.   

Armadillo Motorcycle Rally

Schedule of Events:

8:00 am

  • Derby Car Registration and Practice Runs

8:30 am

  • Vendors sign up (at corner of Lee and 3rd Streets)
  • Car / Bike Show Registration (at corner of Lee and 3rd Streets)
  • Motorcycle Rally Registration (at the VFW for breakfast). A drawing will decide who will be this year’s “Dillo” and lead the run.

9:30 am 

  • Derby Car races begin by category
  • Music begins at corner of 3rd and Lee Streets
  • Bike Show Judging

10:00 am

  • Kick Stands Up – Motorcycle rally departs the VFW

10:30 am

  • Car Show Judging

11:00 am

  • Bike Show Awards presented at Lee Street

11:30 am

  • Car Show Awards presented at Lee Street

3:00 pm

  • Derby Car Awards

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