MOTOCROSS: 2001-2002 Arenacross schedules announced

2001-2002 Arenacross Schedules Announced By Clear Channel Entertainment AURORA, Ill. (August 1, 2001) -- Clear Channel Entertainment (Formerly SFX) announces the schedule for the 2001-2002 Speed Stick National Arenacross Series and Regional ...

2001-2002 Arenacross Schedules
Announced By Clear Channel Entertainment

AURORA, Ill. (August 1, 2001) -- Clear Channel Entertainment (Formerly SFX) announces the schedule for the 2001-2002 Speed Stick National Arenacross Series and Regional Arenacross Series.

For the first time, the National Arenacross Series will make four stops outside the United States, including a return visit to the PalExpo in Geneva. New to the schedule are two events in Canada, at B.C. Place in Vancouver, British Columbia, and the Toronto Skydome, along with a visit to Leipzig, Germany at the Leipzig Messe. New U.S. events to Arenacross this year include Grand Rapids, Michigan along with a return to Portland, Oregon.

<pre> <pre> The 2001-2002 Speed Stick National Arenacross Series Schedule Name Nov 2-4 Des Moines, Iowa Veterans Memorial Auditorium Des Moines Nov 9-11 Albany, N.Y. Pepsi Arena Albany Nov 16-18 Worcester, Mass. Centrum Centre Worcester Nov 30-Dec 1 Leipzig, Germany Leipzig Messe Leipzig Dec 14-15 Geneva PalExpo Geneva Dec 28-30 Fort Worth, Texas Will Rogers Memorial Coliseum Fort Worth Jan 4-6 Grand Rapids, Mich. Van Andel Arena Grand Rapids Jan 11-13 Guthrie, Okla. Lazy E Arena Oklahoma City Jan 18-20 Baltimore, Md. Baltimore Arena Baltimore Jan 25-27 Hampton, Va. Hampton Coliseum Hampton Feb 1-3 Toronto Toronto Skydome Toronto Feb 8-10 Milwaukee U.S. Cellular Arena Milwaukee Feb 15-17 Denver, Colo. Denver Coliseum Denver Feb 22-24 Sacramento, Calif. ARCO Arena Sacramento Mar 1-3 Portland, Ore. Portland Memorial Coliseum Portland Mar 8-10 Oakland, Calif. Arena in Oakland Oakland Mar 15-17 Vancouver, B.C. B.C. Place Vancouver Mar 22-24 Tacoma, Wash. Tacoma Dome Tacoma </pre>

The 18-weekend series crowns its 2001-2002 series champion in Tacoma, Wash., making the Tacoma Dome the home of the series finals for the second year in a row.

Meanwhile, the Regional Formula USA Arenacross Series charges across the United States with a schedule of regional events returning to several cities with up to three events in some weekends.

<pre> The Regional 2001-2002 Formula USA Arenacross Series Schedule Oct 14 Las Vegas MGM Grand Garden Arena (Arenacross Amateur World Finals) Las Vegas Nov 9-11 Madison, Wis. Alliant Energy of Dane County Madison Nov 16-18 Reno, Nev. Livestock & Events Center Reno Nov 16-18 Birmingham, Ala. Birmingham-Jefferson Civic Center Birmingham Nov 30-Dec 2 Rockford, Ill. Metrocentre Rockford Dec 7-9 Rochester, N.Y. Blue Cross Arena Rochester Jan 4-6 Huntington, W.Va. Huntington Civic Center Huntington Jan 11-13 Toledo, Ohio Sports Arena Toledo Jan 11-13 Memphis, Tenn. The Pyramid Memphis Jan 18-20 Dayton, Ohio Hara Arena Dayton Jan 18-20 Nashville, Tenn. Municipal Auditorium Nashville Jan 18-20 Bridgeport, CT Bridgeport Arena at Harbor Yard Bridgeport Jan 25-27 Louisville, Ky. Broadbent Arena Louisville Jan 25-27 San Antonio Alamo Dome San Antonio Feb 1-3 Columbus, Ohio Nationwide Arena Columbus Feb 1-3 Springfield, Ill. Prarie Capitol Convention Center Springfield Feb 22-24 Greensboro, N.C. Greensboro Coliseum Greensboro Mar 15-17 Wichita, Kan. Britt Brown Arena Wichita Mar 15-16 Raleigh, N.C. Raleigh Sports & Entertainment Arena Raleigh Mar 15-17 Albuquerque, N.M. Tingley Coliseum Albuquerque Mar 22-24 Nampa, Idaho Idaho Center Boise Mar 22-23 Charlotte, N.C. Charlotte Coliseum Charlotte Mar 22-24 Wilkes Barre, Pa. First Union Arena at Casey Plaza Wilkes Barre </pre>

"The 40 worldwide Arenacross events are a record and go well beyond my initial dreams for the growth of the sport," said Mike Kidd, founder of Arenacross and VP, Clear Channel Entertainment - Motor Sports. "With four international events added to the national schedule, this is an all-time high for Arenacross."

Tickets go on sale August 27 through Ticketmaster outlets and online at

For the latest information, visit <>. Schedule may be subject to change.

About Clear Channel Entertainment (formerly SFX)
Clear Channel Entertainment, the world's largest producer and marketer of live entertainment events, is a subsidiary of Clear Channel Worldwide (NYSE: CCU), a global leader in the out-of-home advertising industry. Clear Channel Entertainment currently owns, operates and/or exclusively books 135 live entertainment venues, including 44 amphitheaters in the U.S. and 28 venues in Europe. Each year, more than 62 million people attend approximately 26,000 events promoted and/or produced by the company, including: Live music events; Broadway, West End and touring theatrical shows; family entertainment shows; and specialized sports and motor sports shows.

In addition, Clear Channel Entertainment owns leading talent management businesses that specialize in the representation of athletes and broadcasters, including independently operated baseball, basketball and football businesses. Clear Channel Entertainment is headquartered in New York City.


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