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About Arnold, Nebraska

Arnold, Nebraska, is more than just a location for our Sandhills Open Road Challenge, it's a great commuity. Visit the Arnold website to learn more about the community around the SORC. 

Family Friendly Open Road Race

With unmatched hospitality, the people of Arnold and Custer County look forward to each August to welcome new and returning drivers. SORC veterans declare that the event is America's most family friendly open road race.


All entry fees and sponsorships revenue are donated to a worthy local projects to improve public services, community improvement projects and local scholarship funds. In 2017, SORC donations exceeded $1 million to such projects.

Entry Process

Please visit our How to Enter page to learn more about the entry process and waiting lists for our event.* We will begin accepting 2020 entries the first Monday in October which is October 7, 2019. SORC life members' entries are also due October 7, 2019. Entries must show valid postmark.

*Pending approval from the county boards.

For 2020, there are two ways you can enter:


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The above video was recently featured in Pinnacle Bank's The Community Matters Series.

2019 Sandhills Open Road Challenge & Loup 2 Loup Results

Above video by Archival Backup.

Most Recent SORC Blog Article

  • Online Registration Available for 2020 Events

    New this year is the option to register online! For 2020 SORC and L2L registration, you can choose to submit your application online or continue to use the traditional paper forms. The choice is yours to use the option you feel most comfortable with! For using the new online system, it is recommended that you...  Read More...

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Arnold Housing Reservations

For housing reservations in Arnold, contact Della Dailey.  Click here to send Della an email.