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• The 2018 season has begun!!! Check out the full schedule here.
• The 2018 Race For Life
at Whip City is less than two weeks away! Remember that we will
not be racing on Friday night, May 25th. Instead we will be
racing on Saturday, May 26th at NOON. Registration is from 9 to
11 AM. It's $20 per rider per class to race and double points are on the line!!
Read about the mission
behind the Race For Life. Proceeds from this race benefit the
Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Whip City BMX has always been a
great supporter of this cause and as such has ranked among the top tracks
in the nation in total fundraising for many years. We hope that
you'll contribute to our efforts. You can track your donations
using this sheet. Donation envelopes are available at the track during registration.
promote donations, we will be holding a raffle during the race with
many great prizes. The grand prize is a complete DK 20" bicycle
donated by BALISE AUTO!!
THERE'S MORE: The indvidual
rider who raises the most amount of money for the Race For Life will
earn FREE entry (one class) at all Whip City BMX single points events
for the remainder of 2018!
Finally, this is one event where a USA BMX
membership is not required! If you or someone you know has never
held a membership you can try our sport for just
$20. Proper bike and helmet required.
Make sure to bring your USA BMX membership card each week when you sign
up for racing!! As an added measure, take a picture of your card
with your phone, save a photocopy in your glove box, get an extra copy
using your account on usabmx.com, or all of the above!
• Be sure to share our press release
which was published in several regional newspapers. Spread the
word and get your friends and family to try out the great sport of BMX
• Congratulations to our 2017 track champions! Here are the final points standings.
Important reminder about plate numbers: A rider’s current earned or
sanction issued number must appear on that rider’s number plate during
all competition. Examples of earned numbers include district, state,
national age group, national, gold cup, race of champions, pro numbers,
etc. – these numbers change every year and represent each rider’s hard
work at earning their ranking. On the other hand, your sanction issued
number is generally the last three digits of your serial number. (See
pages 17-18 of the USA BMX rulebook for additional details). If you are not
running your sanction issued number, you need to update your plate each
year with an earned number - running an outdated earned number is not
permissible. We will be enforcing this rule at all Whip City events.
If you need to update your plate, please do so before your next event;
plates and numbers are commonly available from our local on site bike shop vendor on
Friday evenings. Another alternative is to attach a “pie plate” to your
bike with written numbers if you are not able to update your plate
before the next race. If you would like to check your current district ranking,
visit the USA BMX website.
• It is very important to bring the
paper receipt you received for your new or renewed license until you
receive your permanent card - the combination of the 8 digit (all
numeric) serial number AS WELL AS your 4 digit validation code is
especially important when you travel to other tracks to race. You
will need to present this receipt at any USA BMX track to register. TIP:
Take a copy of your paper receipt and put it with your race equipment,
or in all of your vehicle consoles, etc. Be creative to make sure that
you are never without it!
• Please visit and LIKE our
Facebook page for
updates on Whip City Track points!
• Looking for a place to stay close to the track. Look no further!
Holiday Inn Express & Suites
39 Southampton Rd. Westfield, Ma 01085
Rate: $119.00 plus tax for standard king or queen, and
$129.00 plus tax for suite. MENTION WHIP CITY BMX IN ORDER TO
RECEIVE GROUP RATE!!!!!! Free full hot continental
Please call 413.564.6900 to book reservations, and remember to
mention Whip City BMX in order to
receive group rate!
Holiday Inn Express & Suites
Westfield, MA (413-564-6900)
Save time at registration! Download a
page filled with four separate sign-up forms; complete the forms at home
(either on your computer or by hand), cut them out, and have them ready
to go when you get to registration!
Microsoft Word Template
If we cancel racing
before 4pm (for Friday events) or before 8am (for Saturday
events), we will post it on Facebook as well as on this webpage. This doesn't guarantee
that we won't have to cancel just before an event or during the event due to the weather, but
we will do our best to post any foreseen cancellations here.
Racing is on for SATURDAY 5-26-2018. PLEASE CHECK OUR
FACEBOOK PAGE FOR ANY
**Alcoholic beverages are not allowed
at any Whip City BMX event.**
- Charcoal grills, open fires, camp fires,
etc. are prohibited on fairgrounds property at Whip City BMX.
All dogs must be leashed and
kept on the "Whip City side" of the fairgrounds (not beyond the main
road leading to the registration area).
Whip City BMX is a USA BMX sanctioned bicycle motocross track,
located at the Westfield Fairgrounds in Westfield, Massachusetts.