Motocross racers eye AMA District titles in Texas this fall

PICKERINGTON, OH – (Motor Sports Newswire) – The Lone Star State will offer American Motorcyclist Association motocross racers a lot of competition events over the next three months, with a full district championship schedule that will qualify them for the AMA District 20/41/42 Championship at Cycle Ranch MX in Floresville, Texas, Nov. 9-10.

“Some of this country’s best motocross racing is in the great state of Texas,” said AMA Motocross Manager Kip Bigelow. “Fall provides excellent conditions for racing, and we can expect a lot of close battles not just for a state title, but to qualify for a spot on the line at the finale.”

Now in its third year, the AMA District 20/41/42 Championship will take place at Cycle Ranch MX, about 30 miles southeast of San Antonio. The final race will feature riders who qualified through AMA District Championship Series in District 41 (Northeast Texas), District 20 (Southeast Texas) and District 42 (West Texas). More information is available at

“AMA District racing continues to grow in Texas, and we are excited to provide more opportunities for our racers to compete,” said Russell Hobbs, AMA-chartered promoter, Buffalo Creek MX owner and AMA District 41 Congressman. “With two years under our belts, the series qualifiers and the finale are coming into their own. We’re seeing strong turnouts and satisfied Texas motocross racers who are eager to compete against riders from other districts. We appreciate the AMA’s support in making this program a reality.”

The full district qualifier schedule is below.

AMA District 20/41/42 Championship
Nov. 9-10: Cycle Ranch MX, Floresville, Texas.

AMA District 41 Championship Series (all rounds in Texas):

Round 1: Aug. 25: Underground MX, Kemp
Round 2: Sept. 15: Johnsonville MX, Yantis
Round 3: Sept. 22: Oakhill MX (Pro-Am), Decatur
Round 4: Sept. 29: Buffalo Creek MX (Pro-Am), Canton
Round 5: Oct. 20: Village Creek MX, Ft. Worth
Round 6: Oct. 27: River Valley MX, Boyd
Rain dates: Sept. 8, Oct. 6, Nov. 3

AMA District 20 Championship Series (all rounds in Texas):

Round 1: Sept. 1: Three Palms, Houston
Round 2: Sept. 15: Cowboy Badlands, Beaumont
Round 3: Sept. 29: Rio Bravo, Houston
Round 4: Oct. 13: Cycle Ranch MX, Floresville
Round 5: Oct. 20: Three Palms, Houston
Rain dates: Sept. 8, Sept. 22, Oct. 27

AMA District 42 Championship Series (all rounds in Texas):

Round 1: Sept. 22: Lefors MX, Pampa
Round 2: Oct. 6: Bowers MX, Amarillo
Round 3: Oct. 20: West Texas MX, Midland

For more information, see For AMA District 41 and AMA District 42, contact Russell Hobbs at or (214) 939-4321. For AMA District 20, contact Emil Shebelbon at or (936) 321-8725.

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