IFMA Freestyle Motocross Announces 2005 Winter Schedule

World¿s Largest Series of Freestyle Motocross Brings Another Year of Action-Packed Shows

AURORA, Ill. (July 13, 2004) – Clear Channel Entertainment¿s Motor Sports division announced today the 2005 IFMA Winter schedule.  Highlights of the 2005 schedule include three new stops at the brand new FedEx Forum in Memphis, Tenn., Greensboro Coliseum in Greensboro, N.C., and Qwest Center Omaha in Omaha, Neb.  The IFMA will land once again in Rosemont, Ill, after three near sold-out shows in 2002, at the Allstate Arena.  After over two years off, the Tacoma Dome will also host the IFMA.

2005 IFMA Freestyle Motocross Fall Schedule:

Feb 25-26

Jan 7-8

Sacramento, CA

Arco Arena

Jan 7-8

Salt Lake City, UT

Delta Center

Jan 14-15

Philadelphia, PA

Wachovia Arena

Jan 14-15

Worcester, MA

Worcester¿s Centrum Centre

Jan 28-29

Pittsburgh, PA

Mellon Arena

Jan 28-29

Denver, CO

Pepsi Center

Feb 4-5

Memphis, TN

FedEX Forum

Feb 11-12

Cincinnati, OH

US Bank Arena

Feb 11-12

Tacoma, WA

Tacoma Dome

Feb 18-19

Rosemont, IL

Allstate Arena

Portland, OR

Memorial Coliseum

Feb 26

Greensboro, NC

Greensboro Coliseum

Mar 18-19

Omaha, NE

Qwest Center Omaha

¿We are excited to see the continued growth of the IFMA. By adding new cities to our tour and seeking the best up and coming new talent will keep the competitions more intense and the fans coming back,¿ said TD Lovett, Vice President of Freestyle Motocross.

Tickets go on-sale nationally July 31.  An exclusive Gold Section offer is available to Cross Club members from July 17-19, for a  $5 savings.  From July 24-30, a special mid-level $5 offer is available online at www.ticketmaster.com or www.tickets.com (Greensboro only).  Check out www.fmx.cc.com for more on-sale information.

Fans interested in joining the Cross Club will receive special benefits, including the ability to purchase tickets before the general public to Clear Channel Entertainment – Motor Sports events, and receive the monthly Cross Club newsletter to stay up to speed on Clear Channel Entertainment – Motor Sports news. Memberships to the Cross Club are free at fmx.cc.com.

Additional dates will be added in the upcoming weeks. 

About Clear Channel Entertainment  / IFMA Freestyle Motocross:

Clear Channel Entertainment’s motor sports division is the producer and promoter of the IFMA Freestyle Motocross.  Clear Channel Entertainment, a leading producer and marketer of live entertainment events, is a subsidiary of Clear Channel Worldwide (NYSE:  CCU), a global leader in the out-of-home advertising industry.  Clear Channel Entertainment currently owns, operates and/or exclusively books approximately 135 live entertainment venues, including more than 100 in North American and 30 in Europe.  In 2001, more than 66 million people attended approximately 26,000 events promoted and/or produced by the company, including:  Live music events; Broadway, West End and touring theatrical shows; family entertainment shows; and specialized sports and motor sports events.  The company, which operates throughout North America, Europe, South America and Australia, also owns independently operated athlete representation businesses, which provide management, marketing and financial consulting services to many of the world’s top professional athletes.  More information may be found by visiting www.cc.com  and www.clearchannel.com.

IFMA Freestyle Motocross, the leader in extreme sports, features some of today’s most talented athletes, performing insane aerial acrobatics while clearing 70′ gaps and climbing up to three stories high on motorcycles. Seen at such events as the X-Games and Gravity Games, freestyle motocross riders defy gravity and push the envelope during their one and two minute, adrenaline-charged runs.  More information about the IFMA and freestyle motocross can be found by visiting www.fmx.cc.com.

, adrenaline-charged runs.  More information about the IFMA and freestyle motocross can be found by visiting www.fmx.cc.com.