Oak Creek BMX Hosting Huge Event June 22-24
ROSEVILLE — BMX racers from all parts of the country are set to pedal into Roseville in just two weeks as Oak Creek BMX will host the USA BMX Summer Nationals June 22 to 24. The three-day event will bring thousands of riders and spectators from around the nation to Roseville, where the business community will benefit from the added tourism.
“We are so excited to bring the Summer Nationals back to Oak Creek BMX,” stated Chris Luna, USA BMX National Coordinator. “Bruce and Linda Minton have done so much for the sport of BMX and we are fortunate to have them as track operators at this facility.”
Since 1985, Oak Creek BMX has made dreams come true for BMXers young and old, through the dedication of track owners and operators, Bruce and Linda Minton. Their BMX facility is located in the heart of Roseville at 648 Riverside Ave. The facility has continually been ranked the No. 1 track in Northern California.
Last May, Placer Valley Tourism awarded a $10,000 capital improvement grant to Oak Creek BMX to help fund a track rebuild that would keep them competitive and eligible for national events.
“We got the nation’s best in the BMX track rebuild business,” said USA BMX rider and long-time champion for Oak Creek BMX Kent Elliot ‘Billy’ Allen, “to head up this project with the focus being to bring Olympic BMX riders and national events back to Roseville-mission completed.”
“This event will attract over 1,000 participants from all over the country as well as other parts of the world, “ added Luna. “And it would not be possible without our great partners at PVT.”
Mark your calendars for June 22 to 24 to see some of the fastest BMX riders nationwide in competition. On Friday, June 22, the racing will take place from noon to 9 p.m.; Saturday, June 23, the schedule is 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Sunday, June 24, the champion riders will race from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Admission is free to all spectators and the event welcomes family involvement, including both male and female competitors and ages ranging from the 5-and-under to the 56-and-over cruiser class. Parking is $10 daily.