Grand Valley BMX set to host state finals
Grand Valley BMX will host the Colorado State BMX Championship Finals this weekend, marking the sixth straight year it has hosted the state finals.
More than 400 racers from 16 BMX bike tracks around Colorado qualified for the state meet. Racing, which will be in the traditional 20-inch class and the 24-inch cruiser class, begins at 7 p.m. today, continues at 3 p.m. Saturday, and concludes Sunday with finals beginning at 10 a.m.
All racing is at the Grand Valley BMX track in the northeast corner of the Mesa County Fairgrounds, and admission is free.
Competitors range in age from 5 years old and under, to 61 and over, and 71 classes will crown champions this weekend.
Nineteen Grand Valley BMX riders are sitting atop the points standings in their class, and many other local riders are in the top 10.
For more information, go to http://www.grandvalleybmx.com.