Nevada vs. SoCal in FMX Team CupThursday, April 9, 2009 | 12:58 PM
LOS ANGELES – The FMX Team Energy Cup debuts at Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort on April 17-19, bringing Southern California its first ever Freestyle Motocross (FMX) team competition. Team Nevada – Adam Jones, Mike Mason, Brian Foster, and Matt Buyten – will challenge Team SoCal – Jeff “Ox” Kargola, Blake Williams, Rob Adelberg, and Cameron Sinclair - in three contests, Best Trick, Best Whip and Best Run, for the title of Best FMX Team.
The weekend kicks off on Friday night with a concert by D.J. Paul Oakenfold, with special guests: Liquid Todd and Kenneth Thomas, launching the International Perfecto Tour. Then, at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday the first round of high-flying FMX action begins. The athletes will be judged as part of a team as well as individually with awards for Best Trick and Best Whip up for grabs. Fans can then spend the day enjoying musical entertainment, pool parties and the opportunity to “Party with the Pros” at the after party that evening. Sunday brings the finals of the FMX Team Energy Cup at 1:00 p.m. with the athletes pulling out all the stops to make sure their team ends up on top. Who will win – Team Nevada or Team SoCal? Be there for all the action and find out!
Tickets to the FMX Team Energy Cup are on sale now at Ticketmaster.com and harrahsrincon.com. Prices start at $20.00. Weekend packages are also available and include all competitions, concerts, pool parties and after parties. Saturday night is military night; all military personnel receive a $10.00 discount with their military ID. For more information please visit harrahsrincon.com.
As a part of the ASA Action Sports World Tour, the FMX Team Energy Cup will air on national television networks to include CBS Sports, VERSUS, Fox Sports Net and FUEL TV. International fans will also enjoy the action in more than 140 countries around the globe on 20 different networks. Please stay tuned to ActionSportsTour.com for the tour’s 2009 television schedule.
For more ticket information or details about the FMX Team Energy Cup, please visit ActionSportsTour.com or contact Denise M. Abbott, ASA Director of Media Relations & Marketing at 310 410 3020 ext. 309 or via email at [email protected].
About ASA Entertainment:
Founded in 1994, ASA Entertainment, LLC is an action sports event, television and content production agency focused on creating and executing customized, turn-key marketing programs that range in scale from grassroots to global. ASA’s events, featuring skateboarding, freestyle BMX, inline skating, free-skiing, freestyle motocross, snowboarding and music, are broadcast domestically on CBS, Spike, VERSUS, FUEL TV and Fox Sports Net, and distributed during 937 hours of programming to more than 1 billion HH globally via our 32 international broadcast partners. ASA's productions span the spectrum from large, international competitions such as the LG Action Sports World Championships to amateur contests, lifestyle and branded entertainment events, demonstrations, exhibitions and mobile tours. As one of the most established organizations in action sports, ASA Entertainment strives to develop premium content around the fastest growing sector of American sports. ASA Entertainment is a member of the Omnicom Group. For more information, visit ASAEntertainment.com or ActionSportsTour.com.
About Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort:
Winner of the 2007 SHRM Workplace Excellence Award (Marble Award in the Large Company category) and owned by the Rincon San Luiseño Band of Mission Indians and managed by HCAL, a subsidiary of Harrah’s Operating Company, Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort is located at 777 Harrah’s Rincon Way (33750 Valley Center Road) in Valley Center, CA, 20 minutes northeast of Escondido. With approximately 1,600 employees and an identity as a top resort-gaming destination, the casino offers state-of-the-art amenities and the unparalleled customer service that has made Harrah’s a nationally recognized brand.
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