The International Freestyle Motocross Association to Land in Seven Cities
AURORA, Ill. (May 18, 2004) – Clear Channel Entertainment¿s Motor Sports division announced today the 2004 IFMA Fall schedule.
2004 IFMA Freestyle Motocross Fall Schedule:
|August 27-28||Phoenix, Ariz.||America West Arena – Vans Phoenix FMX Pro*|
|September 10-11||Spokane, Wash.||Spokane Arena|
|October 1-2||Fresno, Calif.||Selland Arena|
|October 8-9||Event TBD|
|October 15-16||Jacksonville, Fla.||Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena – Vans Jacksonville FMX Nationals*|
|October 22-23||Grand Rapids, Mich.||Van Andel Arena|
|November 12-13||San Diego, Calif.||Sports Arena|
|December 3-4||Baltimore, MD||1st Mariner Arena – Vans Baltimore FMX Championships*|
* Vans Triple Crown Series
The second half of the IFMA season starts August 27 in Phoenix where Matt Buyten sits in first place over Jake Windham and Myles Richmond, who are currently in second and third respectively. With seven events left in the season, only 66 points separate first and second place. Beau Bamburg, currently in fifth place, is tied with Buyten with 10 overall wins and has been on fire, winning eight of the last 14 individual IFMA competitions. Bamburg has Buyten in his sights, but cannot forget about 2003 Co-Rookie of the Year Richmond or 2000 IFMA Champ Windham.
Tickets go on-sale nationally June 12. An exclusive Gold Section offer is available to Cross Club members from May 28 until May 31, for a $5 savings. From June 4 through June 11, a special mid-level $5 offer is available online at www.ticketmaster.com and www.ticketswest.com (Spokane Only). Check out www.pacefmx.com for more on-sale information and to become a cross club member.
About Clear Channel Entertainment / IFMA Freestyle Motocross:
Clear Channeel 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.pacefmx.com.