Tickets for the 2020 season on sale today for preferred customers,
on sale to general public next Tuesday, October 8
ELLENTON, FL – October 1, 2019 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) – The 17-round schedule for the 2020 season of Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship was announced earlier this year and today Feld Entertainment, Inc. revealed which cities will feature the Triple Crown, 250SX Class Regional Championships and the East/West Showdown formats.
In its third year, the 3-Main Event Triple Crown format races will take place at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Ariz. on January 25, AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas on February 22 and at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas on April 25.
The Triple Crown format was born from the Monster Energy Cup, Supercross’ annual all-star event and was introduced into the points-paying championship two years ago, producing some exceptional racing while also mixing up the customary, single Main Event format for both athletes and fans. Monster Energy Kawasaki’s Eli Tomac won the inaugural premiere class Championship within a Championship in 2018 and reigning Supercross Champion, Red Bull KTM Factory Racing’s Cooper Webb won last year’s Triple Crown title while on his way to also winning his first Supercross Championship.
2020 Monster Energy Supercross Schedule
The Western Regional 250SX Class Championship will be contested at the following rounds – Anaheim, Calif. on January 4, St. Louis, Mo. on January 11, Anaheim, Calif. on January 18, Glendale, Ariz. on January 25, Oakland, Calif. on February 1, San Diego, Calif. on February 8, Seattle, Wash. on March 28 and Las Vegas on April 25.
The Eastern Regional 250SX Class Championship will be contested at the following rounds – Tampa, Fla. on February 15, Arlington, Texas on February 22, Atlanta, Ga. on February 29, Daytona Beach, Fla. on March 7, Indianapolis, Ind. on March 14, Detroit, Mich. on March 21 and Foxborough, Mass. on April 18.
The East/West Showdown races will be held at Empower Field at Mile High in Denver, Colo. on April 4 and Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City, Utah on May 2.
East/West Showdown races became synonymous with the Las Vegas finale and were the only time in the season where both the Eastern Regional 250SX Class and Western Regional 250SX Class athletes raced together in what was originally combined non-points paying events. This changed in 2016 when the series changed the format to points-paying races as the only Main Event in the 250SX Class. 2020 will mark the first time in the sports history that the East/West Showdown races will take place in two new cities, in-an-effort to expose the younger 250SX Class athletes to new audiences.
While athletes begin to qualify inside the stadium, FanFest (festival for fans) will kick off outside the stadium in the paddock where the expansive 14-acre footprint will feature experiential activities for all ages – athlete autograph signings, enhanced Monster Energy demos and musical acts (select markets), lounging areas, charging stations, Kawasaki’s Z World (select markets), Monster Energy Supercross, the Official Video Game 3 Experience, Supercross Virtual Reality Experience, photo opportunity set ups, food and beverages, plus authentic Supercross and racer merchandise. Fans can experience all of this while also enjoying in-and-out access to the stadium and track to watch practice and qualifying.
The Toyota BMX Triple Challenge will take place during FanFest at Angel Stadium of Anaheim in Anaheim on January 18, Empower Field at Mile High in Denver on April 4 and Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City on May 2.
The Toyota BMX Triple Challenge is a points-paying competition where athletes will contest on custom-designed BMX dirt tracks at each stop of the tour. Each event will feature the Toyota Best Trick competition where a $75,000 purse is up for grabs. Anticipated athletes expected to compete in the Toyota BMX Triple Challenge hail from global destinations such as Australia, Brazil and Spain and routinely compete in the world’s largest BMX competitions. The Olympic city of Salt Lake City will be a fitting backdrop for the final stop of the Toyota BMX Triple Challenge as most of the athletes competing will also be looking to qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Salt Lake City will host the largest-ever FanFest footprint at Rice-Eccles Stadium and will become the epicenter of an outdoor-themed, festival-like atmosphere befitting for a World Championship Finale and a World Class, Utah-styled, State of Sport caliber event. Street closures are planned for around the stadium to accommodate the larger crowds. Beer gardens, lounging areas and experiential activities will be sprinkled throughout FanFest to accommodate fans and interests of all ages. Make sure to check SupercrossLIVE.com throughout the season as plans are still being developed for this first-ever Supercross FanFest World Championship Finale in Salt Lake City.
Supercross features the world’s most elite athletes chasing their dreams onto U.S. soil inside America’s most well-known stadiums. Three first-time champions, Cooper Webb (450SX Class), Dylan Ferrandis (Western Regional 250SX Class) and Chase Sexton (Eastern Regional 250SX Class) will be eager to defend their titles.
Last season fans witnessed the closest finish in the sports forty-six-year history between Team Honda HRC’s Ken Roczen and Red Bull KTM Factory Racing’s Cooper Webb. Anything can happen once the gate drops and 2020 promises to be an exceptional season as the deep field of Jason Anderson, Marvin Musquin, Eli Tomac, Chad Reed, Justin Barcia, Justin Brayton and incoming premiere class rookie, Adam Cianciarulo continue to make their mark on the sport’s history.
The DAYTONA Supercross will celebrate 50 years in 2020 and the race will feature an extended course that will be a nod to the history of DAYTONA Supercross.The grueling and challenging course that riders will face will be designed by five-time event champion Ricky Carmichael for the 13th consecutive year.
Supercross Futures, an AMA Amateur National Championship, will take place in ten select markets while continuing to establish itself as the world’s premier developmental platform for amateur Supercross racing. The 2020 national championship will take place in October following the Monster Energy Cup.
The date and location of the 2020 Monster Energy Cup will be announced later in the year.
Athlete registration opens on October 28 at supercrossfutures.com.
2020 Supercross Futures Schedule
Tickets for the 2020 season will go on sale to the general public on Tuesday, October 8 at 10 a.m. in each city’s local time zone. Preferred customers can sign up in advance for early access to purchase tickets today, October 1 through October 7, by visiting SupercrossLIVE.com. The pre-sale begins today at 10 a.m. ET and then 10 a.m. in each subsequent time zone.
Feld Entertainment, Inc. is also pleased to announce the establishment of the official Monster Energy Supercross Travel Portal where hotel, car rental, flights and tickets can all be purchased in one place. Supercross fans can save time and simplify their travel planning and booking by using the new travel portal. For more information please visit – SupercrossLIVE.com/travel.
Use the link below to download high-resolution versions of the 2020 schedule graphics.
Monster Energy Supercross – 2020 schedule graphics
Register at feldmediaguides.com/supercross to view official Monster Energy Supercross race highlights.
For more information, visit SupercrossLIVE.com, the official website of Monster Energy Supercross, or follow via social channels:
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- Twitter: twitter.com/supercrosslive
- Instagram: instagram.com/supercrosslive
- YouTube: youtube.com/supercrosslive
Feld Entertainment, Inc. – Supercross Public Relations Manager
About Monster Energy Supercross:
Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, is the most competitive and highest-profile off-road motorcycle racing championship on the planet visiting 13 different states in 2020. Founded in America and sanctioned by the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) in 1974, Supercross is currently co-sanctioned by the Federation Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM), the official global governing body for motorcycle racing, thus making it a formal World Championship. Over 17 weeks and a million-dollar All-Star Race, Supercross attracts some of the largest and most impressive crowds inside the most recognizable and prestigious stadiums in North America to race in front of nearly one million live fans and broadcast to millions more worldwide. For more information, visit SupercrossLIVE.com.
About Supercross Futures:
Supercross Futures, an AMA National Championship, is the official advancement platform of Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship. The series provides the world’s fastest up-and-coming talent a chance to compete in the same stadium and on the same dirt as the elite athletes of Monster Energy Supercross while honing their skills in advance of their professional careers.
With ten individual races taking place on Sunday in 2020, the ground-breaking concept will develop approximately 6,100 athletes across 26 classes inside the same stadiums and on the same dirt as the professionals – beginning with 4-year-olds in the 51 Limited class, through the elite 250SX Futures class, providing athletes the opportunity to earn their 250SX Class Supercross license through the Road to Supercross. Visit supercrossfutures.com for more information.
About Feld Entertainment, Inc.:
Feld Entertainment® is the worldwide leader in producing and presenting live touring family entertainment experiences that bring people together and uplift the human spirit. Properties include Monster Jam®, Monster Energy Supercross, Disney On Ice, Disney Live!, Marvel Universe LIVE!, Sesame Street Live!, Jurassic World Live Tour and DreamWorks Trolls The Experience. Across the brand portfolio, Feld Entertainment has entertained millions of families in more than 75 countries and on six continents. Visit feldentertainment.com for more information.
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 americanmotorcyclist.com.
Source: Feld Entertainment, Inc.