For 2017 we will be increasing prize money for the Series to over $8,000. We will offer equal payouts at series end to the top 5 men and women. $1,000 (1st), $500 (2nd), $200 (3rd), $125 (4th), $100 (5th). Series Champions will receive a one-of-a-kind Great Lakes Fatbike Series Trophy. We'll also be designated 6 events this year that will have a minimum cash payout of $250 (1st), $100 (2nd), $50 (3rd), again with equal payout for men and women.
New for 2017 we are adding age group podiums to the Series! Overal age group podiums will offer prizes for top three series finishers in each group (for participants who do not finish in the top 5 overall). Age groups will be: 29 & Under, 30-39, 40-49, 50 and up.
We will also draw names from all series qualifiers for several sponsor supplied merchandise prizes. (see the rules page for prize drawing details). More info on this year's drawing will be posted prior to the start of the Series!
Cash and prizes will be awarded at the series finale, the Fatbike Birkie on Saturday March 11, 2017.