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Mighty Mississippi

Mighty Mississippi Gold

Version No. 2.0
Date last revised: January 3, 2017

©2017, Iron Butt Association, Sheridan, Wyoming
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This ride is from  the headwaters of the Mississippi River (Lake Itasca, MN) to the
end of the Mississippi River (Venice, LA) in less than 36 hours (or reverse).

Read the rules for the iconic SaddleSore 1000 on the Ironbutt Association site.  The rules for this ride are similar and you will get valuable background information.

Documentation:  See here.

Remittance Fee:  See fee page

DBR - Dated Business Receipt

A DBR is a machine generated receipt with the date, time and LOCATION on it.  Check it - do not assume it is correct.  A receipt with an incorrect time/date/location is worthless.  Check and re-check.


Time Limit
Mighty Mississippi
less than 36 hours
Mighty Mississippi Gold
less than 24 hours

You may start at either end, and finish at the other end.


You must obtain DBR every 350 miles or less .

You may take any route you like.

You may qualify for additional IBA Certifications during this ride.  Go here for information about nesting rides.

Your official time is determined by the starting and ending receipts.  PLEASE check these documents and make sure the clock and date is correct! is strongly recommended but not required.

If you cannot get a receipt you must take a picture, including your motorcycle, to PROVE you were in the town.  Remember it is YOUR responsibility to prove you visited all required stops  Spotwalla goes a long way towards this proof.


There is no additional merchandise for this ride.