2020 Spring Overland Challenge

May 1-3

Uwharrie, North Carolina

Early Registration Open Now!


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*Main Event Space and Camping For All Teams

35°26'50.4"N      80°01'13.5"W

How it will work:

A total of 40 Teams will battle against each other, mother nature, and themselves to be come the ultimate champion of our 2020 Spring Overland Challenge. A team is defined as any group consisting of a minimum of 2 vehicles with a maximum of 4 vehicles possible. Each Vehicle must have at least one driver and co-driver present. Any combination within those perimeters is acceptable. Extra passengers in addition to the co-driver are allowed.

The competition will span over three days May 1st - 3rd. 2020 in Uwharrie, North Carolina.

We will be utilizing the world famous Uwharrie National Forest OHV Trail System along with several of Overland Experts Off Road Training Facilities located throughout the NC mountains to bring you some of the best wheeling on the entire East Coast.


Thursday to Sunday

At our 2019 Overland Challenge we had an amazing amount of competitors travel from all over the United States and even Europe. Due to this fact, we had a large need for accommodations on Thursday evening before the start of the rally. We will have camping available for all teams on Thursday evening in Uwharrie, North Carolina. Teams will have the same assigned campsite for the duration of the challenge weekend (Thursday Evening - Sunday Afternoon). Tents, gear, trailers, parts, bad teammates, etc. can be left in your assigned campsite for the duration of the weekend. You are expected to bring everything necessary to be self sufficient in the woods for 4 nights and 3 days. Thus being water, food, shelter, first aid, etc. Fuel and general store amenities will be close by for your use as well. Along with access to primitive bathrooms.

The rally officially starts on Friday morning in Uwharrie, North Carolina. Camping Thursday evening is not required, but it is available for convenience as we will be starting Friday with an 8:00am team meeting with departure instructions to follow. Afterwards, teams should be prepared to spend the daylight hours navigating public lands, competing in physical team challenges, and maneuvering vehicle obstacle courses.

On Saturday expect your daylight hours again to be filled with even more unique circumstances and hurdles. Such as navigating private off road trails, solving mental puzzles and sparring other teams in games on land, water, and in the sky. 8am Driver'‘s Meeting; Departure To Follow

Sunday morning will be your team’s final chance to gain vital points in the last of several unique team challenges. Sunday afternoon will consist of an award ceremony and the dispensing of prizes. The rally should conclude no later than 2pm on Sunday afternoon to allow for competitors homeward travel. 8am Driver'‘s Meeting; Departure To Follow


Everyone wants to know how to win, we get it! Scoring is based on a standard numerical ranking system. At the end of each day you will be ranked based off your time and how it compares to other teams in your group. Your cumulative ranking amongst all three days will determine your final overall ranking. The winner will be the team with the highest cumulative ranking among all three days.

Enter the Challenge:

Using the Registration button below, tell us about you, your team and other participants so we can place you in our roster system. Invitations will be sent out to teams who meet our standard qualifications. *We only turned away a single team in 2018 to our first Overland Challenge, but we still want the ability to screen for trail-only buggy rigs, local sand baggers, Subaru drivers, etc. Just shoot us a note and we will let you know!

Payment Information:

Driver and Co-Driver Entrance Fee - (Early Registration Pricing) $309 Per Vehicle

This will include 3 nights of camping accommodations, all required public land permits, weekend admittance to the military off-road facilities, a sponsored meal, and all required printed maps.

All profits donated to a Veteran Operated Veteran Focused Charity. Plus you have the chance to win a host of ridiculous prizes. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place prizes will be awarded. Winning teams last year left with multiple rooftop tents, fridges, power systems, firepits, awnings, showers, camp stoves, etc.

Each Vehicle must have at least a driver and co-driver. Each team must have a minimum of 2 vehicles with a maximum of 4 vehicles possible.

Additional Passengers - Each additional passenger over the age of 12, that is not the driver or co-driver must pay a $40 Weekend Camping Fee.

The Vehicle:

Click the button Below for the vehicle requirements to enter the Overland Challenge


Do You Have What It Takes?

Each vehicle MUST register individually, complete all fields of the form and provide all contact info in order to be considered.

Register For The 2020 Overland Challenge

Don’t Have A Team, Still Want To Participate?

Sign Up To Volunteer!

Want to be a part of this great event? Below is the volunteer sign up. We will need help in all forms and fashions. Sign Up below and we will reach out to see how you can help us accomplish our mission! Last year’s volunteer’s left with lots of sponsor swag, event t-shirt, and a custom 1 of 1 commuter bag from Blue Ridge Overland Gear!


Event Prizes Donated By These Fine Sponsors And More:

If you would like to learn more about being a partner in this great charity event, please reach out to us by email at : DERRICK@SOUTHERNXPEDITIONS.COM

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