2021 HIGH LIFTER MUD NATIONALS

High-dollar rigs getting down and dirty 

By the staff of Dirt Wheels

Bounty Hole competitors had a chance to win over $19,000 in payouts for plunging into the deep, sticky mud. We want the pressure-washer concession.

2021 HIGH LIFTER MUD NATIONALS

The 18th annual High Lifter Mud Nationals presented by Polaris brought off-road fans together for a week-long extravaganza of mudding fun and racing action at Hillarosa ATV Park in Blevins, Arkansas. Over 8000 people traveled from across the country to experience the thrill and adventure of a High Lifter event with fellow ATV and UTV enthusiasts. The event offered riding competitions, racing, games, food and live music throughout the week.

Over 8000 off-road enthusiasts came from far and wide to get muddy at the High Lifter Mud Nationals presented by Polaris. Some riders and drivers made it look easy.
The 18th annual High Lifter Mud Nationals took place at Hillarosa ATV Park in Arkansas. This is basically just the vendor area!

2021 HIGH LIFTER MUD NATIONALS

WHAT TO DO?

Attendees enjoyed a full schedule of fan favorites and new events between exploring the trails and mud holes at Hillarosa. As part of the Battle of the Build series, the Bounty Hole challenged competitors to make it through the deep mud for a chance to win over $19,000 in payouts. The annual Show & Shine awed viewers and judges with jaw-dropping displays of the best of custom work. Most looked far too perfect to actually get muddy!

Drag racing is more fun when you add mud to the equation!
The Poker Run came with fun mud-hole challenges along the course between checkpoints.
This is a matching set of Booger’s Toxic toys—Mr. Freeze and Sub Zero. The matching Polaris ATV and UTV builds were on display for the Show & Shine.

2021 HIGH LIFTER MUD NATIONALS

Racers sped through the UTV short-course for a chance at a spot on the podium and part of the $16,000 payout. Drag racing drew a crowd with a competition testing driving skills and speed in the Arkansas mud.

Futuristic custom bodywork on this ATV build attracted lots of attention at the Show & Shine. It was a prize winner.
Live country music is performed every night at the stage, including Thompson Square, Adam Doleac, Chase Bryant, and more.

 

2021 HIGH LIFTER MUD NATIONALS

MORE EXCITEMENT

Wednesday’s Poker Run added more excitement. Entrants cruised through mud-hole challenges between each poker station. The night ended with the official Kickoff Party, where everyone reveled in bonfires and live country music.

The Mud Nationals gave all attendees a chance at fun and prizes with a cornhole tournament, scavenger hunt, vendor village, demo rides, performances by Thompson Square and even helicopter tours.

Drag races are so much more dynamic when mud is involved! Ah, the age-old contest of Can-Am versus Polaris.
When fans weren’t driving around, vendor row had plenty to offer with goodies and games.

2021 HIGH LIFTER MUD NATIONALS

The Hempstead County sheriff’s department, all deputies, Arkansas state police, OEM, and Pafford EMS team were instrumental in providing a safe and fun event. Throughout the event, authorities handled 8200 enthusiasts flawlessly with patience and care. All entities were professional and worked endless hours to keep the High Lifter Events team informed on potential weather hazards and emergency plans in place.

 

Bayley Day was crowned 2021’s Miss High Lifter, judged by celebrity judges RJ Anderson, Pleasant Cook, Brandon Fox, and Maddie Wedeking.                                                                                        To subscribe to Dirt Wheels Magazine in print or digital form click here https://hi-torque.com/product/dirt-wheels.  
2021High LifterMud Nationals