Pottstown, Pennsylvania is poised to be the BMX capital of the country as hundreds of professional and amateur BMX racers from across the world will visit Trilogy Park BMX in Pottstown for the USA BMX Stars and Stripes Nationals.
The races, which will take place Friday, July 6 and run through Sunday, July 8, will feature a slew of local and regional riders showing off their considerable talents.
The races begin July 6 at 1 p.m., July 7 at 11:30 a.m. and July 8 at 8 a.m. Trilogy Park is located at 75 W. King Street in Pottstown. Parking is $10 per day and $30 for the entire weekend. Camping costs $45.
Pennsylvania is a racing haven
Pennsylvania features 10 tracks for local riders to begin racing in the following cities: Athens, Apollo, Bethel Park, Clarks Summit, Erie, Hazelton, Johnstown, Pottstown, Titusville and York.
Kids can race at Camp Woodward
Located only three hours from Trilogy Park BMX is the largest action sports camp in the world. This year, USA BMX and Camp Woodward have partnered to bring BMX Racing to the camp program for kids to get their start in racing and will be offered this August at Woodward Pennsylvania. Pro Brooke Crain will be the visiting pro during week 11 (Aug 12-18).
“I am so excited to be attending Woodward not only as a visiting pro, but as a camper myself,” Crain said. “I’m really looking forward to a few weeks of riding bikes every day, making new friends and sharing some things I’ve learned along the way. It’ll be a great time.”
Camp Woodward will have an informational booth on-site this weekend at Trilogy Park BMX. For more information on Camp Woodward or to register for BMX Racing, log on here http://www.campwoodward.com.
About USA BMX
Founded in 1977, the American Bicycle Association (ABA) is the world’s largest BMX racing organization with more than 70,000 members racing at more than 300 sanctioned tracks across North America. United States operations are conducted under the brand USA BMX and Canadian operations are known as BMX Canada.