Rides, Rallies and Events Recap

2017 Sparks America Halloween Bash Award Winners - Sparks, Oklahoma

Written by  November 22, 2017

Very nice plaques were awarded to the winners of all of the bike show classes and all of the games winners at the Sparks America Halloween Bash..  Lacee Smith from Kearney, Oklahoma, was selected for the honor of Miss Sparks America,  A list of bike show award winners follows:

American Cruiser-Shauna Jamison-Stigler, Oklahoma

American Sport-Ronnie Thompson-Vernon, Texas-'99 1200 Sportster

American Custom-Terry Nigh-Sapulpa, Oklahoma-'03 Road Custom Import Cruiser-King

American Touring-David Boswell, Eric, Oklahoma

Custom Import cruiser-Bullfrog-Lamar, Arkansas

Import Sport-Jody Milton

Import TOuring-Gary Conner-Grove, Oklahoma

Chopper-Chondo-Hot Springs, Arkansas

Rat Bike-Donna-mini chopper

Rat Trike-Naked Mike

Custom Trike-John Cutright-Byron, Oklahoma-'05 Fat Boy

Conversion Trike-Donna-Newalla, Oklahoma

Best of Show-Bullfrog-Lamar, Arkansas

 Apologies to any winners not pictured.  With all that's going on, it's difficult to be in the right place for all of the presentations.


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