MORGANTOWN, W. Va. - In the spirit of Veterans Day, MX Sports Pro Racing and the National Promoters Group (NPG), in partnership with the Veteran Tickets Foundation, have announced that the initiative to provide free admission for military veterans will return for the 2016 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship, sanctioned by AMA Pro Racing. All available tickets will be made available through VetTix.org, a national non-profit, non-governmental 501c(3) tax-
A total of fifty tickets to each of the twelve rounds that make up the 2016 Nationals will be donated to Vet Tix and made available at no cost to both active duty, retired military veterans, and families of those KIA. Tickets to each round of the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship will become available two weeks prior to its respective date on the schedule via VetTix.org.
"Lucas Oil Pro Motocross has been a huge supporter of Vet Tix and our military community for several years now. Attending these events provides an exhilarating atmosphere for our military families, which create countless memories that they previously would not have been able to experience," said Brandi Shannon, chief of community relations. "Vet Tix looks forward to partnering with Lucas Oil Pro Motocross again in continuing to thank our military across the country."
Vet Tix boasts partnerships with nearly all major sports leagues, including Major League Baseball, National Basketball Association, National Football League, and National Hockey League. Additionally, respected sports entertainment franchises World Wrestling Entertainment and Professional Bull Riders have also worked with Vet Tix to provide veterans and their families to opportunity to attend marquee events across the country for free.
Lucas Oil Pro Motocross was and remains one of the first prominent motorsports properties in the country to offer this one-of-a-kind service to all veterans of the armed services, and is proud to enter its fifth year of partnership with the Veteran Tickets Foundation.
Vet Tix is a national nonprofit organization based in Phoenix that provides free tickets to veterans and active-duty members of the military and their families. U.S. Navy veteran Michael Focareto developed Vet Tix in 2008, and since then the organization has given away more than 1 million tickets to veterans nationwide.
All active, retired military, honorably discharged veterans and families of those KIA can create an account on VetTix.org to receive emails and reminders about when 2016 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship tickets become available. More information can be found at VetTix.org.
The 2016 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship will kick off on Saturday, May 21, with the Hangtown Motocross Classic in from Prairie City SVRA in Sacramento, California. The fastest riders on the planet and the world's most prestigious off-road motorcycle championship will continue its 44th season by visiting the country's most iconic facilities before crowning a pair of champions from Ironman Raceway in Crawfordsville, Indiana, on August 27.
Tickets to the 2016 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship will go on sale beginning on Monday, November 23. Stay tuned for special promotions and discounts throughout the holiday season.
2016 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship Schedule
|May 21||Hangtown Motocross Classic||Prairie City SVRA||Sacramento, California|
|May 28||Glen Helen National||Glen Helen Raceway||San Bernardino, California|
|June 4||Thunder Valley National||Thunder Valley MX Park||Lakewood, Colorado|
|June 18||High Point National||High Point Raceway||Mt. Morris, Pennsylvania|
|June 25||Tennessee National||Muddy Creek Raceway||Blountville, Tennessee|
|July 2||RedBud National||RedBud MX||Buchanan, Michigan|
|July 9||Southwick National||Southwick MX Park||Southwick, Massachusetts|
|July 16||Spring Creek National||Spring Creek MX Park||Millville, Minnesota|
|July 23||Washougal National||Washougal MX Park||Washougal, Washington|
|Aug 13||Unadilla National||Unadilla MX||New Berlin, New York|
|Aug 20||Budds Creek National||Budds Creek MX Park||Mechanicsville, Maryland|
|Aug 27||Ironman National||Ironman Raceway||Crawfordsville, Indiana|
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