Parking / Camper Request Form:

Sunday-Friday, January 27-February 1, 2019; $2.00 per day or $8.00 for the week
Saturday, February 2, 2019 (Race Day); $5.00 • With Trailer; $10.00

Be sure and download the Parking / Camper Request Form if you plan to bring anything bigger than your car to sleep in!

For more information about Parking / Camper Registration, contact: Bill Atkins at (906) 440-0013. All spaces along both bluffs require submitting a Camper Request Form.

2019 Campsite Registration


2019 Campsite Rules


Hot Seats:

Hot Seats for the 51st annual I-500 are sold out! 

Be the first in line to get your Hot Seats for the 52nd annual I-500 in 2020 starting on Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at 6:00p.m. Seats are hot seats 2sold on a first come, first serve basis at a price of $400.00 per seat.   Each seat owner will be entitled to all meals and beverages daily and throughout race day. Purchase is confirmed upon payment.

Make checks payable to:  International 500 Project Inc., hot seatsand, as always, Cash is welcome!

Those wishing to purchase Hot Seats for the 52nd annual I-500 in 2020 should see I-500 Chairman of the Board, Ric Federau at the track during race week.  Hot Seat tickets will go on sale at 6:00p.m. Tuesday, January 29, 2019 and will continue being sold from Tuesday through all race-day Saturday, February 2, 2019 unless all have hot seats been sold out.


I-500 Button Locations:

Purchase your I-500 Snowmobile Race buttons at the following locations in the Sault area:

Huntington Bank
Central Savings Bank
Soo Co-Op Credit Union
Nevilles Market
Allstar Marine
Chippewa Motors
Krist Oil
Chamber of Commerce

Local purchases please pick a button up in the Sault Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) office.

The Sault CVB office is inside of City Hall:
225 East Portage Avenue
Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783
(906) 632-3366


New for 2019:

On behalf of the International 500 Snowmobile Race Board of Directors the following new policies are in effect for this year’s race! Please take note of these new policies and rules.

Temporary Shelters Policy

The international 500 Snowmobile race defines a Temporary Shelter as any Temporary Structure, Tent, or Umbrella Structure that is not permanently affixed to the ground via a concrete or block foundation. This includes Tents, Temporary wooden structures, Hunting blinds and all other temporary structures.

Temporary Shelters may not be placed in any spectator viewing areas including the Spectator area near the bridge, the North Bluff or the Camping Bluff
Without the expressed written consent of the International 500 Snowmobile Race board of directors.


Campfires Policy

Campfires are only permitted on the Camper Bluff and must be contained within a standard 2’ x 3’ fire ring or steel barrel. Fires must be within the individual campsite. No other fires are permitted.



Pets are Not Permitted on the I-500 Grounds.


Motorized Vehicles

ATV’s, UTV’s, Side by Sides and Snowmobiles are to be parked in the general parking lot unless a special permit is obtained.

Questions of these policies may be directed to I-500 Security Director, Wes Jourden at: [email protected]