Best Whip Contest Returns to Dew Tour

October 4, 2011 3:50pm
50 Cent Concert Highlights Schedule for Dew Tour Championships at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Burr Ridge, Ill. – Hart and Huntington will be partnering with the Dew Tour once again to bring freestyle motocross to the Dew Tour Championships presented by at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.  Led by FMX legend Carey Hart, the Best Whip contest will feature some of the biggest names in motocross, including Ronnie Renner, Beau Bamburg and Todd Potter.  The riders will compete to see who can bring the most impressive whip to the dirt course on Friday, October 14 at 6pm.

The Best Whip contest is part of the Dew Tour Championships, a four-day event from October 13-16, culminating the 2011 Dew Tour season and featuring the biggest names in action sports competing for the Dew Cup in skate street and vert and BMX dirt, park and vert.  Other highlights of the weekend include a Friday night 50 Cent concert in The Joint, following the Skate Street Finals, as well as the Skate Vert finals with Shaun White, Pierre-Luc Gagnon and Bucky Lasek over the pool at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino.  The full schedule of events for the weekend is as follows:
Thursday, Oct. 13th – Festival Village Opens at 3:00PM
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM BMX Dirt Semi-Final
7:30 PM – 9:00 PM Skateboard Street Semi-Final

Friday, Oct. 14th  – Festival Village Opens at 3:00PM
3:30 PM – 5:30 PM BMX Park Semi-Final
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM FMX Hart & Huntington Best Whip
7:30 PM – 9:00 PM Skateboard Street Final
9:30 PM – 11:00 PM 50 Cent Concert

Saturday, Oct. 15th  – Festival Village Opens at 11:00AM
11:00 AM – 12:30 PM Skateboard Vert Semi-Final
12:30 PM – 2:00 PM BMX Park Final
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM BMX Vert Semi-Final
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM BMX Dirt Final
5:30 PM – 6:30 PM Unlock Your Spot Best Trick

Sunday, Oct. 16th
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BMX Vert Final
1:30 PM – 3:00 PM Skateboard Vert Final
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Dew Cup Awards

**Schedule is subject to change. To stay up to date on the action, follow live updates on the Dew Tour.**

Tickets for the Dew Tour Championships presented by are available through, Hard Rock Box Office, all Ticketmaster locations, online at or charge-by-phone at 800.745.3000.The week opens for free on Thursday, with action at both Festival Village and competition venues. A Friday night ticket includes access to the Skate Street Final and 50 Cent concert at The Joint.  Floor and balcony tickets will cost $65; tables of four will cost $125 per person.  General admission to Friday’s Hart & Huntington Best Whip freestyle motocross contest, and Saturday’s BMX Dirt and Park Finals and Unlock Your Spot Best Trick with the Pros, is free.  Action Zone passes for Friday and Saturday events will be available for $75 and include Dew Tour swag, a behind the scenes tour of the venues, athlete autograph sessions, 10% off Alli shop online, a Fast Pass for venues and interactive areas and Pepsi product.  Access to the Festival Village will be free and open to the public throughout the weekend.

For additional Dew Tour event information and tickets, visit   Visit the Dew Tour Facebook page and follow @thedewtour on Twitter for up-to-the-minute information on the latest Dew Tour action.

Tune in to NBC on October 15 and 16 for live coverage of the Dew Tour Championships presented by