ATV Motocross

2008 ATVA Awards Banquet

Tuesday, September 16, 2008 | 12:00 AM

2008 ATVA National Motocross Awards Banquet Scheduled for Nov. 1 in Pigeon Forge, Tenn.
Banquet to feature awards, TV clips, and special events

MORGANTOWN, W. Va. (Sept. 16, 2008) -- The ATVA National Motocross Awards Banquet is scheduled for Nov. 1 at the Grand Resort and Convention Center in Pigeon Forge, Tenn. The banquet, which is open to everyone, will not only honor the top-10 in each class, but also feature several special events before and after the Saturday Awards Ceremony.

"On Halloween Friday, those that brought you the Youth Contingency Program at Loretta Lynn Dirt Days will also be organizing a group visit to Dollywood followed by trick or treating in the hotel," said ATVPG Director Sam Gammon. ““We are thankful they have taken the initiative to offer a great way to kick off the weekend to top off another exciting season of ATV racing."

The top-10 riders in each of 34 classes will be honored after dinner which begins at 5:30 p.m. While onstage, riders will be given the chance thank their sponsors. In addition, Series sponsors will award valuable contingency bonuses to the top five in each class.

Special awards will also be announced, with several categories open to nominations for amateur riders only. Categories include:

  • 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

Nominations should be submitted with the registration form.

The banquet will also feature Versus ATVMX video clips, photo gallery, 50/50 drawing boards, door prizes, and more. Games, music and other events will take place immediately following the Awards Dinner.

Banquet tickets are $30 for Adults and $20 for children ages 5-11. Children 4 and under get in free. For more information, or to register, CLICK HERE to‚ visit the ATV Motocross Banquet page.