"Official Dates for 2017 are August 4th - 13th, but there will be a lot
going on by August 1st, if not even a bit earlier"
FAQ
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Q: How much does it cost to post an ad?
Q: How do I create an account?
Q: How do I create an ad?
Q: How do I update my ad?
Q: I can't change my photo already posted on my ad.
Q: Can I post my commercial business/Bed & Breakfast or Campground?
Q: When do the Ads expire?
Q: When will my ad be approved?
Q: Why do the ads go through an approval process?
Q: How many houses can we post under one ad?
Q: How many pictures can we post to our ad?
Q: Why won't my pictures download into my ad?
Q: Security Settings set to high?
Q: Future Rally Dates?

Q: How much does it cost to post an ad?
A: $25.00 to post an ad all ads will expire on the 1st day of August for the upcoming rally, $10 if you would like to make it featured, which is good for 30 days.
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Q: How do I create an account?
A: New User Sign UP To be able to submit an ad. First create an account for yourself. Your login is your e-mail address, type in your e-mail address and click on Submit, an e-mail will be sent to you to finish registering to create your account.
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Q: How do I create an ad?
A: Once you log in, you will see a page titled My Listings, click on the link ADD LISTING, this will take you to the page titled PLACE AD answer all the questions pertaining to your home or property. You can upload up to 3 Images, the picture sizes can be no larger than 800 x 600 pixels. When finished click on SUBMIT, if it won't take, you may have your pictures too large if you can't re-size them, you can e-mail them to us and we will re-size and place them in your ad for you. Follow the procedures regarding payment, once payment is made we will approve your ad. All ads will expire on the start date of the upcoming rally.
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Q: How do I update my ad?
A: Once you log into your account, you will see MY LISTINGS, click on the ad title you created it will take you to a page titled MODIFY AD, make your changes when finished scroll to the bottom and click on UPDATE. We will get an e-mail notifying us you made a change and will re approve your ad, if it has already been paid for.
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Q: I can't change my photo already posted on my ad.
A: For security reasons the program won't allow you to change out your photo, you will need to create a new ad.
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Q: Can I post my commercial business/Bed & Breakfast or Campground?
A: This is for residential housing only, if you have a business that you would like to advertise for the rally please visit www.sturgis.com or www.blackhills.com/membership we can help promote your business
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Q: When do the Ads expire?
A: All ads will expire the first day of August for the current upcoming rally. All featured ads are good for 30 days, there will be no refunds if you place your ad late. Get it posted early so you can take the most advantage of the time we have allotted.
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Q: When will my ad be approved?
A: We approve all ads right away, but can take longer if not during office hours.
0 Office Hours MTZ 9:30 to 5:00 Monday - Friday
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Q: Why do the ads go through an approval process?
A: We want the lodging message board free from commercial ads.
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Q: How many houses can we post under one ad?
A: One house per ad, any more you will need to pay extra, same is true if your renting more than one home, you would like to get paid for each home you rent. The money helps pay for the program, the software, and help...
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Q: How many pictures can we post to our ad?
A: 3
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Q: Why won't my pictures download into my ad?
A: The file might be set too large, you will need to re-size them, the largest they can be is 800 x 600 pixels, if you have problems still, please e-mail them to us, and we can re-size and post them for you. We can also come and take pictures for a fee if you have none available.
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Q: Security Settings set to high?
A: Here's 2 possible fixes.
Simple fix
(will have to do it each time)
Right Click the Little Popup Line (top or bottom of browser) that says the site is trying to run an active x script and allow it. (it will double check with another popup window)

Permanent fix
1 Open the Tools pull down menu on Internet Explorer.
2 Open Internet Options in the pull down
3 Click the Security Tab at the top of the Internet Options window.
4 Click on the Trusted Sites icon.
5 Click the Sites button below icons.
6 Un-check mark "Require server verification (https:) for all sites in this zone"
7 Type in http://www.sturgis.com in the "Add this website to the zone:" and press the Add button
8 Press the Close button on the Trusted Sites window and then the OK button on the Internet Options window.

NOTE: If you are truly worried about your computers security, we recommend that you get FireFox (http://www.firefox.com) This does not make you invulnerable but it does reduce your risks greatly. Use of a proper firewall, antivirus & spy/ad ware programs are Highly recommended regardless what browser you use.
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Q: Future Rally Dates?
A: August 8-14 2016 76th
August 7-13 2017 77th
August 6-12 2018 78th
August 5-11 2019 79th
August 3-9 2020 80th

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