FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Regional Championship Schedule Announced For The
2020 Monster Energy AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship
Registration Open NOW!
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (May 18, 2020) – MX Sports, producer of the Monster Energy AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship, is pleased to finally announce the 2020 Regional Championship schedule. The previously announced schedule was withdrawn as a result of the COVID-19 crisis. The new schedule features a series of Youth, Amateur and Vet regionals to be held from the first weekend in June through the July 4th weekend.
To guarantee a spot at a Regional Championship, riders must register online in advance with MX Sports starting today. For the first 48 hours (through Wednesday, May 20th at 1 pm EST), registration will be open only to those riders that qualified at the seven Area Qualifiers that were able to be held prior to the pandemic and cancellation of the remaining Area Qualifiers.
Regional registration will cap at 72 riders per class, with all additional riders being placed in an Alternate Pool in the order in which they were received. Riders will only be allowed to enter for ONE Regional Championship until May 27th. After this date riders will be able to register for additional regionals as availability permits.
Riders that qualified at the Area Qualifier level do not have to register for the regional assigned to the Area Qualifier they attended. They are free to register at any regional.
2020 Regional Championships Schedule:
|June 5-7||High Point||Mt. Morris, PA||Amateur|
|June 12-14||Pleasure Valley||Seward, PA||Vet|
|June 26-28||Tomahawk||Hedgesville, WV||Youth|
|June 5-7||Aonia Pass MX||Washington, GA||Vet|
|June 19-21||Muddy Creek||Blountville, TN||Youth|
|June 26-28||WW Ranch||Jacksonville, FL||Amateur|
|June 12-14||Baja Acres||Millington, MI||Youth|
|June 19-21||Ironman||Crawfordsville, IN||Amateur|
|June 26-28||Wildcat Creek||Rossville, IN||Vet|
|June 5-7||Riverside Raceway||Winterset, IA||Vet|
|June 19-21||Lincoln Trail||Casey, IL||Youth|
|July 3-5||Bar to Bar||Maize, KS||Amateur|
|June 12-14||Ponca City||Ponca City, OK||Amateur|
|June 19-21||Freestone||Wortham, TX||Vet|
|June 26-28||Three Palms||Conroe, TX||Youth|
|July 3-5||Washougal||Washougal, WA||All|
|June 5-7||Deseret Peak||Grantsville, UT||Amateur*|
|June 12-14||Deseret Peak||Grantsville, UT||Youth*|
|June 19-21||Fox Raceway||Pala, CA||All|
*For the Mid-West Regionals at Deseret Peak, the Amateur Regional will host Amateur classes 1-19 and Youth classes 20-36, as posted HERE. For all other regionals, the following classes will be run:
Amateur Regional Classes:
|250 B||250 B Limited|
|250 C||250 C Limited|
|250 C Jr. (12-17) Limited||450 B|
|450 B Limited||450 C|
|125 C||Schoolboy 2 (12-17) B/C|
|Schoolboy 1 (12-17) B/C||125 (12-17) B/C|
Vet Regional Classes:
|Open Pro Sport||250 Pro Sport|
|College (18-24)||Junior (25+)|
|Vet (30+)||Senior (40+)|
|Senior (45+)||Masters (50+)|
Youth Regional Classes:
|Mini-E (4-6) Jr.||51cc (4-6) Shaft Drive Ltd.|
|51cc (4-6) Jr. Limited||51cc (7-8) Sr. Limited|
|65cc (7-9) Limited||65cc (7-9)|
|65cc (10-11) Limited||65cc (10-11)|
|85cc (10-12) Limited||85cc (10-12)|
|Mini Sr. 1 (12-14)||Mini Sr. 2 (13-15)|
|Supermini 1 (12-15)||Supermini 2 (13-16)|
Supplemental Rules for the Regional Championships will be released within the next week.
The 39th annual Monster Energy AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship, will take place Monday, August 3rd through Saturday, August 8th at Loretta Lynn Ranch in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee.
For more information on the Monster Energy AMA Amateur National, visit the official series website at www.mxsports.com or call (304) 284-0101. Join the conversation on the event’s social media channels, along with receiving the most up-to-date news and exclusive content.
About the Monster Energy AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship
The Monster Energy AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship is the world's largest and most prestigious amateur motocross racing program. The national qualifying program traditionally consists of 54 Area Qualifiers (February through May) and 13 Regional Championships (May through June), hosted at select motocross facilities across the country. The qualifying system culminates in the National Final (first week in August) hosted annually since 1982 at the home of country music star Loretta Lynn in Hurricane Mills, Tenn. Nearly 22,000 racers attempt to qualify in 36 classes for the 1,446 available positions at the National. Christened "The World's Greatest Motocross Vacation", the National event serves as a launch pad for some of the biggest names in professional motocross and supercross, including Ricky Carmichael, James Stewart, Ryan Villopoto, and Ryan Dungey. The national program is produced by MX Sports, Inc., a West Virginia-based race production company and is sanctioned by the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA). For more information, visit www.mxsports.com.
About the American Motorcyclist Association
Founded in 1924, the AMA is a not-for-profit member-based association whose mission is to promote the motorcycle lifestyle and protect the future of motorcycling. As the world's largest motorcycling rights and event sanctioning organization, the AMA advocates for riders' interests at all levels of government and sanctions thousands of competition and recreational events every year. The AMA also provides money-saving discounts on products and services for its members. Through the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame in Pickerington, Ohio, the AMA honors the heroes and heritage of motorcycling. For more information, visit www.americanmotorcyclist.com. Not a member? Join the AMA today: www.americanmotorcyclist.com/membership/join.