Riders To Hit The Dirt In Van Andel Arena

Posted at 7:57 AM, Jan 17, 2013
and last updated 2013-01-17 07:57:39-05

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich — The Amsoil Arenacross is back this January, to Van Andel Arena.

The arena has been filled with more than 100 truckloads of dirt in preparation for the competition, which lasts from Friday through Sunday. On Friday and Saturday, professionals will compete at 7 p.m. Saturday also includes a track party, starting at 5 p.m. Admission is either $5, or free if you bring a can of Monster Energy.

Friday tickets are $13.50 for adults, except in the top two price levels ($36.50 and $26.50). Then on Saturday, adult tickets rise to a range from $16.50 to $36.50.

Competitors include reigning champion Tyler Bowers, along with Jeff Gibson, Kelly Smith and more.

Sunday switches to the amateur competition at noon, with all tickets priced at $16.50.