RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Rapid City has been selected to host the International Snowmobile Congress in June 2016.

The Congress is a gathering of devoted snowmobile riders. An estimated 500 delegates from the United States, Canada, Sweden and Russia are expected at the event.

The International Snowmobile Congress in Rapid City will run June 8-12, 2016.

Lisa Storms with the Rapid City Convention and Visitors Bureau says the city will see an anticipated economic impact of $450,000 during the course of the event.

South Dakota operates more than 1,500 miles of snowmobile trails in the winter.

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