Backwoods Baja

Backwoods Baja

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When:  Oct 16, 2021 from 07:00 to 17:00 (CT)
Associated with  Mississippi Valley

Announcement for Backwoods Baja:

We are happy to share that the annual Backwoods Baja Event sponsored by the UW-STOUT Baja Team will be held Saturday October 16th.  Last year’s event was canceled because of COVID concerns but they have a full schedule of events this year!  (see the attached flyer)


This is a student organized and run event which is not officially sanctioned by SAE International.  The student organizers are expecting at least 15 teams to take part, with many of the larger teams having at least 2 cars entered into the event.



  • 7am: Pits Open
  • 8:30am:  Driver Meeting/Safety Brief
  • 9:30am:  Hill Climb
  • ~10:30am:  Dash Rash Event
  • Noon to 6pm:  6hr Endurance Event
  • Awards and Dinner


The event will be held at a private motocross track 15 minutes north of Menominee rain or shine.   Here is the address.


Event Address

2761 County Rd C

Eau Galle, WI 54737


There are opportunities for SAE Member to volunteer time to help the students during the afternoon Endurance Event!

  • Corner Stations Flaggers  (communicate race status and hazards)
  • Technicians (help diagnose and repair vehicles)


Please contact Duane Wagner ( ) if you are interested in volunteering.





Scott Schnering

Electrical Design Engineer, Deere Excavators | RFA Engineering Supervisor

John Deere Construction & Forestry

18600 S. John Deere Rd.

Dubuque, IA 52001

Office: (563) 589-5942


Back woods Baja
2761 County Rd C Eau Galle, WI 54737
Eau Galle, WI 54737, WI 54737