Next Generation to Race at Upcoming Supercross Events in 2022
ELLENTON, FL – August 31, 2021 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) – Feld Entertainment, Inc., today announced that Supercross Futures, an AMA National Championship will resume in 2022 with a sole focus on the 250SX Futures Class. Athletes can begin to qualify starting in October at select primary events spread across the country. Eligible athletes will then advance to a second round of qualifying set to take place at an upcoming Monster Energy AMA Supercross event during the 2022 season. Finalists will then proceed to the Supercross Futures AMA National Championship scheduled for Saturday, May 7 at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City.
The country will be divided into six regions and existing tracks and events will serve as the first round of Primary qualifiers – Northwest, West, Southwest, Southcentral, South, and Northeast. Riders will qualify by finishing in the top 22 in their respective primary and can enter multiple regions. These 22 athletes will then be invited to race in a Premiere qualifier which will take place on Saturday at an upcoming Monster Energy Supercross race within their respective region. The top four athletes from each Premiere qualifying race will then advance to the Supercross Futures AMA National Championship where 24 athletes will vie to become the 250SX Futures Class Champion.
Qualifying Regions and Events:
- Primary – Saturday, November 20, 2021, at DT1 Motocross Park, Tulare, CA
- Premiere – Saturday, January 15, 2022, at RingCentral Coliseum, Oakland, CA
- Primary – Saturday, October 30, 2021, at FOX Raceway, Pala, CA
- Premiere – Saturday, January 29, 2022, at Angel Stadium of Anaheim, Anaheim, CA
- Primary – Wednesday, December 1, 2021, at Arizona Cycle Park, Buckeye, AZ
- Premiere – Saturday, February 5, 2022, at State Farm Stadium, Glendale, AZ
- Primary – Saturday, October 9, 2021, at 3 Palms MX Park, Conroe, TX
- Premiere – Saturday, February 26, 2022, at AT&T Stadium, Arlington, TX
- Primary – Sunday, October 31, 2021, at WW Ranch, Jacksonville, FL
- Premiere – Saturday, April 16, 2022, at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Hampton, GA
- Primary – Saturday, October 23, 2021, at Doublin Gap MX, Shippensburg, PA
- Premiere – Saturday, April 23, 2022, at Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, MA
Supercross Futures AMA National Championship
Saturday, May 7, 2022, at Rice-Eccles Stadium, Salt Lake City, UT
Athletes competing in the 250SX Futures Class will be awarded points towards their pro Supercross license based on their finishing positions at the Premiere qualifying events.
In the fall of 2022 and during the 2023 Supercross season, Supercross Futures, an AMA National Championship will expand under the same qualifying procedures to host classes of all ages and skill levels.
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For more information, visit SupercrossLIVE.com, the official website of Monster Energy Supercross, or follow via social channels:
- Facebook: facebook.com/supercrosslive
- Twitter: twitter.com/supercrosslive
- Instagram: instagram.com/supercrosslive
- YouTube: youtube.com/supercrosslive
About Monster Energy Supercross:
Monster Energy AMA Supercross is the most competitive and highest-profile off-road motorcycle racing championship on the planet. Founded in America and sanctioned by the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) since 1974. 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. 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.
For 2022, a new championship qualifier model will be introduced that consists of six primary qualifying events and six premiere qualifying events. The premiere qualifying events will take place at upcoming Supercross races advancing finalists to the Supercross Futures AMA National Championship set to take place at the final round of Supercross at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City. The 2022 program will focus on the elite 250SX Futures class, providing athletes the opportunity to earn their 250SX Class Supercross license through the Road to Supercross program. 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!, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey, 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.