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In-State Ride Awards Program

Version No. 2.0
Date last revised: October 14, 2022


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Background:

Notes that apply for this page:
- The terms "State" & "In-State" refer to any USA state, any Canada province, and any city or territory in either country; and any other ride listed on the Big List under the heading 'In-state Rides'
- "Advanced Ride" is an IBA ride designated as GOLD, INSANITY, EXTENDED (with a duration limit greater than 48 hours) or EXTREME.
- "Circuit Ride" is an IBA "Ride Around" or "Lap of"  or "X Ride" type of ride listed on the Big List under the heading 'In-state Rides'


The IBA In-State Awards Program recognizes several levels for completing multiple IBA certified In-State rides.

Documentation:  See here.

Fees: 
See fee page

Requirements:

In-State Bronze:  Five In-State rides. No more than two rides in any one state.

In-State Silver:  Two alternatives for earning this award. No more than two rides in any one state.
(1) Ten In-State rides.
(2) Five different Circuit Rides.

In-State Gold:  Two alternatives for earning this award. No more than two rides in any one state.
(1) Fifteen In-State rides, including two Advanced Rides.
(2) Twelve In-State rides, including two Advanced Rides AND five Circuit Rides.

In-State Platinum:  Two alternatives for earning this award. No more than two rides in any one state.
(1) Twenty-five In-State rides, including five Advanced Rides.
(2) Fifteen In-State rides, including five Advanced Rides AND seven Circuit Rides, of which two are greater than 24 hours.

In-State Diamond:  Two alternatives for earning this award. All rides in different states.
(1) Thirty-five In-State rides, including five Advanced Rides.
(2) Twenty-five In-State rides, including five Advanced Rides AND seven Circuit Rides, of which two are greater than 24 hours.

In-State Master Traveler:  Forty In-State rides. All rides in different states.

In-State Black :  Forty-eight In-State rides. All rides in different states.


Award Level
In-State Rides
OR  In-State Rides, Circuit Rides
Bronze
5*
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Silver
10*
5 different Circuit
Gold
15* including 2 Advanced
12* In-State including 2 Advanced AND 5 different Circuit
Platinum
25* including 5 Advanced
15* In-State including 5* Advanced AND 7 different Circuit, of which 2 are greater than 24 hours
Diamond
35 including 5 Advanced (all different states)
25 In-State including 5 Advanced AND 7 different Circuit, of which 2 are greater than 24 hours (all different states)
Master Traveler
40 (all different states)
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Black
48 (all different states)
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* No more than two rides in any one state.


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In-State Award Application

Award Level: (Bronze, Silver, Gold, Platinum, Diamond, Master Traveler, or Black):  

Your IBA #:  

Name and Address to mail certificates to:  

Contact phone number(s), best time to reach you:  

Your e-mail address:  

Name you want on certificate, for example, Jonathan J. Smith, SR or John Smith:  

List of your qualifying IBA certified In-State Rides & their starting dates -- if possible, an Excel worksheet is appreciated (but NOT required):  
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Premier members can find their rides in the new database.  If you are not a premier member and do not keep a list of your rides, you can find them in the rides archive. Give the page several seconds to load and then you can use your browser's search to find your rides. For example, if your last name is Cwi, use CWI to scroll through your rides.

This application may be submitted via email by pasting the above template items into a new email message and providing the requested information, then sending the email message to:

For premier members:  [email protected] AND paying the Fee via PayPal to [email protected]

If you are not a premier member:  [email protected] AND paying the Fee via PayPal to [email protected]