National Arenacross Series in Rockford Dec. 3

The fourth stop of the Toyota AMA National Arenacross Series will land in Rockford at the MetroCentre Saturday, Dec. 3 with a new look that features an early entry party for the entire family.

Chicago-based band Detagoh, arcade games and more will take place on the concourse during Arenacross practice and qualifying. Additionally, riders will sign autographs along with Miss Arenacross on the MetroCentre concourse throughout the afternoon.

Activities will start at 1:30 p.m., and doors will open for the Saturday evening show at 6:30 p.m. Early Entry passes are available through WXRX (815-874-7861) for free, or for $5 at the box office the day of the event.

The festivities on the concourse provide additional entertainment to the electrifying practice on the course throughout the afternoon. Hot Chicago-based band Detagoh joins those festivities with live music in the afternoon.

“We are really excited about playing the Toyota AMA National Arenacross Series,” said Detagoh band member Mike Jeffers. “It’s a great opportunity to play to the people in Rockford and to be a part of AMA arenacross racing.”

Tickets for Friday and Saturday Arenacross events are $20 and $15 (prices increase $2 the day of the show). Passes must be accompanied by a Saturday evening ticket. Tickets for the Toyota Arenacross Series are on sale at the MetroCentre box office, online at, charge by phone at 815-968-5222 and at Hammertime Sports in Belvidere.

i>From the Nov. 23-29, 2005, issue

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