News from Mark Burkhart

Advance, NC - Mark Burkhart the 2008 Moto X World Supermoto Champion, 2007 X-Games Supermoto Gold winner, and 2007 AMA Supermoto Champion will attend the Sixth Annual Sports Trivia Championship presented by Budweiser at the Chaifetz Arena in St. Louis, Missouri as one of the celebrity guests on Saturday evening, February 7, 2009.

Billed as the "largest sports trivia event ever staged," this event, presented by Budweiser, will bring together sports junkies from across the region to determine who will take home bragging rights as the most knowledgeable sports fans in St. Louis.

Mark will be joined by Chris Rose from The Best Damn Sports Show and Laurence Maroney of the New England Patriots, who is this year's celebrity chair. In addition, dozens of other celebrities, broadcasters and sports personalities will also be participating.

As one of the celebrity guests, Mark will be responsible for reading select Sport's Trivia questions to the audience. He will also ride his Graves Yamaha Supermoto bike onto the stage at some point in the evening, providing a little more action for the guests.

"I am looking forward to participating in this special event that raises money for such a worthwhile cause. During these challenging financial times it is important that we all do what we can to help others that are less fortunate and in need of our assistance. I am also glad that I will have an opportunity to represent the X Games and action sports while participating in this event with athletes from other sports, commented Burkhart.

The event is organized by the St. Patrick Center.  The St. Patrick Center is committed to feeding, clothing, counseling, educating, training, employing individuals and families in the St. Louis area.  The organization's 24-year mission has brought hope to over 9,000 people annually who have faced poverty and homelessness.

This Sixth Annual Sports Trivia Championship features live music, a high-tech question-and-answer presentation and other elements that make it the absolute biggest and the best.

Additional information about St Patrick Center and the Sixth Annual Sports Trivia Championship can be found at

About Mark Burkhart

Mark Burkhart is a professional Supermoto racer. He is the 2008 Navy Moto X Games World Championships Gold winner, 2007 X Games Gold winner, 2007 AMA Supermoto Champion, 2006 X Games Silver winner and 2005 AMA Supermoto Lites Champion. He rides for the Graves Motorsport Yamaha Team and his sponsors include Monster Energy Drink, Alpinestars, Arai, Scott, Dunlop and Sidi. Additional information about Mark Burkhart can be found on his web site at

About St. Patrick Center

St. Patrick Center is the largest provider of homeless services in Missouri, with more than 20 programs assisting more than 9.000 persons annually who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. We help individuals and families move from homelessness to independence in a measurable, cost-effective manner.