King of the Hammers 2021

* Early registration for ALL CLASSES is now open at

* As in years past, early registration gets the biggest discount (already automatically applied as the displayed price online. Prices increase and discounts decreased based on the schedule below)

Phase 1 pricing (25% – 30% off) is available until Dec 12, so order now.
Phase 2 pricing (15% off) will automatically update on Dec 13 and last until Dec 31.
Phase 3 pricing (retail) will automatically kick in from Jan 1 – Jan 15.

* Beginning January 16, online registration WILL BE CLOSED and an additional $100 onsite registration fee will be applied to all late registration entires. This is not only to help ensure better safety and planning with an accurate driver and car count, but to help with reduced contact at time of check in. You can purchase your USAC license at the same time as registration, but you must have a valid 2021 USAC license to register for race events.

* We updated the King of the Hammers race week schedule with additional desert races as a part of the Toyo Tires Desert CHALLENGE, presented by Monster Energy (as announced two weeks ago) click HERE to review. For vehicles already teched and tagged for SCORE or BITD, those rules will apply for the Desert Challenge races. For the additional King of the Hammers Ultra4 races, the Ultra4 Rulebook standards and tech/safety inspection rules will apply and you will to receive an Ultra4 tech band to race.

* COVID-19 questions regarding the Ultra4 Racing mitigation plan and the impact on the 2021 King of the Hammers are some of the most frequently asked. While we don’t have a crystal ball, driver, team, staff, spectator, volunteer, and vendor safety is paramount and will always come first. Please take a few moments to review this link with our Covid Mitigation Plan to see what steps we are taking in working with local, state, and federal officials. click HERE to review.

*Please mark these dates on your Calendar.

Driver Registration Opens: NOW OPEN!

Media Registration Opens: Dec 1

KOH Price increase date #1: Dec 13

KOH Price increase date #2: Jan 1

EMC and UTV Paid Qualifying registration cut off: Jan 1
Final date for Hammertown Garage space reservations: Jan 1
Final date for Hammertown Tent rentals: Jan 1
Final date for WiFi ordering: Jan 1
Final date for Generator rentals: Jan 1

KOH “Pre-show / Live Show”: Jan 5

Final date for KOH Online Registration and no onsite payment penalty: Jan 15

* Hammertown Garage spots are NOT available for order yet, but will be available for order Dec 1st. A communication will go out to already registered drivers ahead of public release. Wifi, generators, tent rentals, and additional KOH services will also be made available beginning Dec 1st and will be available for order during the month of December ONLY.

* Vendor spots for Hammertown are limited. If you are a vendor or sponsor who is not already deep into the process, please contact Scott Hartman (Director of Marketing) at BLM permit deadlines are fast approaching and space in Hammertown is limited.

* Volunteer registration is also now open. Please contact Simon Saines ( if you or a member of your crew, team, social group, or buddies want the BEST SEATS IN THE HOUSE!

* Due to COVID-19 restrictions, team media will be limited for 2021 and additional safety guidelines will be in place for accredited media and the media tent. Stay tuned for more information and creative ways you and your team can access media assets AND tell your story online. A team media kit will be going out to registered drivers prior to January 1st with helpful materials in marketing yourself and the 2021 King of the Hammers, powered by OPTIMA Batteries.

* Please contact us at with questions and we’ll do our best to help answer them in a quick and transparent manner.