MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (October 11, 2007) – Dress the part of a true champion for the 2007 ATVA/ITP Moose Racing National Motocross Series Awards Banquet.
The celebration returns to the Grand Resort Hotel and Convention Center in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee on November 10. Come enjoy the end of the racing season and the beginning of the holiday season as the town of Pigeon Forge turns on Christmas lights the week before the banquet!
Reservations need to be made by Saturday, November 3—the banquet is less than a month away!
In addition, you must cast your vote for the Specialty Awards with the ballot, which must be sent in or e-mailed prior to the event. Specialty Awards go to each of the following: Rider of the Year. Most Improved Rider. Sportsmanship Award. Sponsor of the Year. Hard Luck Award. Good Samaritan Award. Rough-N-Ready Pit Crew. Knucklehead Award. Rookie of the Year.
The event will recognize the top 10 finishers in each class with honors, along with contingency awards for the top five, a buffet-style dinner, Versus TV clips from the ATVA MX series, a well-to-do photo gallery, 50/50 Drawing Boards, door prizes and more! Every rider will have a chance to be interviewed to thank their sponsors!
The Grand Resort Hotel is “the Meeting Place of the Smokies,” with shopping, music and lights galore! The community also offers plenty of activities to keep you busy, because Smoky Mountain town kicks off Pigeon Forge’s Annual Winterfest on November 9, just in time for the banquet!
There’s the Trolley Tour of Lights with over four million lights, Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas holiday festival in the famous themed amusement park, along with more than 200 shops and boutiques; you’ll see why Pigeon Forge shopping has been voted one of the top shopping destinations in the Southeast.
For hotel reservations call 1-800-251-4444 or log on to www.grandresorthotel.com. The room is $69.77 plus tax. Make sure you say, “I want the ATV Banquet Rate!”
Tickets are $30 each for adults and $20 for children ages 5-11. Kids 4 and under are free. Pick up your tickets at the door.
For advance banquet reservations, download the form at http://www.atvmotocross.com/07ATVABanquetFlyer.pdf
Make checks payable to:
313 Maple Lane
Blountville, TN 37617
Phone: 423-323-5497 or Fax: 423-323-3870
About the ITP/Moose ATV National Motocross Championship Series
Presented by Parts Unlimited:
The AMA ITP/Moose ATV National Motocross Championship Series Presented by Parts Unlimited is the nation’s premier amateur and professional ATV motocross series, and is hosted by many of America ’s premier motocross facilities. The 12-round series includes stops all over the nation, drawing the top racers, teams and sponsors in the sport, and making it America ’s largest and longest running ATV National Motocross series. After over twenty years of growth, the ATVA series gained AMA Pro recognition in 2007, crowning Joe Byrd as the first-ever AMA Pro ATV Champion. The series continues to expand and produce top talent from the amateur ranks, while keeping close to the grass-roots fun that makes people love to go to the races.
Series sponsors include title sponsors ITP Tires and Moose, and presenting sponsor Parts Unlimited. Premiere and Feature sponsors include ATV Sport, Moto Tees, Scott USA, Maxxis Tires, Elka Suspension and H-Bomb Films/Division Four. Associate sponsors include Weekend Warrior Trailers, Denton Racing, and Hinson Racing. Media partners include ATV Insider, ATV Rider and ATVRiders.com.
About AMA Racing:
AMA Racing is the competition arm of the American Motorcyclist Association and is the leading sanctioning body for motorcycle sport in the United States. Its professional properties include the Amp’d Mobile AMA Supercross Series, the AMA Toyota Motocross Championship presented by FMF, the AMA Superbike Championship presented by Parts Unlimited, the AMA Ford Quality Checked Flat Track Championship, the AMA Supermoto Championship and the AMA Pro ATV Championship. In amateur and pro-am competition, AMA Racing sanctions over 4000 events in 24 different disciplines and supports over 260,000 active members. For more information about professional racing, visit www.amaproracing.com. Accredited media outlets can also access an on line Press Room at www.amaproracing.com/pressroom. For amateur racing information visit www.amadirectlink.com/amrace/amasports.asp.
About the ATVA:
The ATV Association (“ATVA”) is the official sanctioning body of the amateur division of the ATVA ITP/Moose ATV National Motocross Championship Series Presented by Parts Unlimited. The 9,000 member ATVA is the sister organization of the 260,000 member American Motorcyclist Association (“AMA”). ATV racing has experienced phenomenal growth at the rate of 25% in the past two years alone, and continues to gain momentum and support, outselling off-road motorcycles annually. Each round attracts hundreds of racers who compete for bragging rights to one of 31 amateur national titles. For more information about ATVA, visit www.atvaonline.com.
About the ATVPG:
The ATVPG is comprised of the 12 individual promoters that host the AMA ITP/Moose ATV National Motocross Championships, presented by Parts Unlimited. The goal of the ATVPG is to raise awareness of ATV motocross through the production of professional and amateur championship racing events. For more information on the ATVPG and the ATV National events they produce, go to www.atvmotocross.com.