FMX: IFMA's Patti Mapes promoted

AURORA, Ill. (September 4, 2003) -- Clear Channel Entertainment's Motor Sports division and the International Freestyle Motocross Association (IFMA) announced today that Patti Mapes has been promoted to the position of promotion manager for IFMA...

AURORA, Ill. (September 4, 2003) -- Clear Channel Entertainment's Motor Sports division and the International Freestyle Motocross Association (IFMA) announced today that Patti Mapes has been promoted to the position of promotion manager for IFMA Freestyle Motocross.

Patti Mapes, a 2001 graduate of Eastern Illinois University with a degree in marketing, has been with Clear Channel Entertainment since 2001. She originally completed an internship with CCE's music division prior to coming to CCE -- Motor Sports in the fall of 2002. While at Eastern Illinois University, Patti was heavily involved in the event marketing of campus live events.

"I'm looking forward to Patti joining the IFMA Freestyle Motocross team," said Mark Abernethy, senior director of marketing for Clear Channel Entertainment's Motor Sports division. "Patti will bring a wealth of creativity and event marketing knowledge to her new position promotion manager for FMX. We have further solidified our marketing arm of the very popular IFMA Freestyle Motocross."

Mapes' first promoted IFMA Freestyle Motocross event will be at the Spokane Arena in Spokane, Wash., on September 19-20.

IFMA Freestyle Motocross tickets are on-sale now and can be purchased online at www.ticketmaster.com, www.pacefmx.com, and any Ticketmaster location.

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