Third Annual BMX Fest to be Hosted in Uptown Greenville this Fall
Five Points Plaza will welcome visitors for a free entertainment-filled Sat., Nov. 2
October 10, 2013 (Greenville, NC) – Saturday, November 2, the Atlantic Bike Stunt Alliance will host the Third Annual BMX Fest in uptown Greenville's Five Points Plaza, located at the corner of Evans Street and Fifth Street. The event will feature the 2013 Trans Jam BMX Contest Series Final Stop, which includes Park, Flatland, and Street competitions, for BMX riders of all ages and skill levels. Pros will compete for a $5,000 purse. In addition, the festival will include a Vintage Bike Display, Car Show presented by S & D Auto Restorations, live entertainment and an assortment of vendors. This year the festival we be introducing a new section called KidzVille, which will include some favorites from the past and some new additions such as the National Guard Rock Climbing Wall. Children will also have the opportunity to take part in the Hyper Bikes Kids Art Contest for the chance to win a new bike, spend some time with Coco the Clown, and much more!
Greenville, NC is known in the action sports community as the BMX capital of the world. It has been dubbed the Epicenter of BMX, or Protown USA, currently home to more professional BMX riders and X Games medals than any other city on the planet. As a hub of BMX activity, Greenville boasts a world-renowned ramp park, Jaycee, and amongst its population of BMXers numerous X Games, Gravity Games, and Dew Action Sports Tour competitors; even a few video game characters!
BMX Fest is a family-friendly event and free to the public. In addition to the variety of aforementioned activities, guests will also have the chance to witness some of the riders seen on "America's Got Talent" battling for the pro purse, get autographs, and meet their favorite pros.
The Third Annual BMX Fest is proud to partner with Monster Energy, Dirtball Fashion, Bell Helmets, The Mixer, WXNR 99.5 the X, The Hilton Greenville, Hampton Inn, The City of Greenville, Uptown Greenville and The King BMX Stunt Show as it's presenting sponsors. Interested sponsors may contact [email protected].
A Pre-Party will be hosted at Buffalo Wild Wings from 8pm-11pm on Arlington Road on Friday, November 1.
Vendors and Exhibitors wishing to participate in BMX Fest are encouraged to contact[email protected]
Bands interested in playing at BMX Fest may contact [email protected] and are encouraged to include a sample of their music.
Those interested in participating as a competitor in the Trans Jam BMX Contest can find more information on the contest website, www.transjambmx.com
The Atlantic Bike Stunt Alliance is committed to promoting the sport of BMX around the globe through exhibitions, special events and festivals, and competitions. The Trans Jam BMX Contest Series is owned and operated by the ABSA. For more information, visitwww.transjambmx.com.
Dani Swords, Director