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Ticket deadline approaching for AMA Legends & Champions Weekend

October 07, 2011

American Motorcycle Heritage Foundation Chairman Jeffrey V. Heininger (left) and emcee Perry King address the crowd at the 2010 Motorcycle Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony.

The AMA is reminding enthusiasts, fans, racers, amateur champions and the motorcycling industry that the advance ticket deadline is approaching for the 2011 AMA Legends & Champions Weekend, Nov. 18-20, at the Red Rock Casino, Resort & Spa in Las Vegas, Nev.

Advance tickets for the Motorcycle Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony are $125, and $75 for the AMA Racing Championship Banquet through Oct. 21.

Ticket prices increase to $150 (Hall of Fame ceremony) and $85 (AMA Racing banquet) on Oct. 22, except in the case of AMA Racing national champions whose titles have not been determined by the Oct. 21 cutoff date.

Motorcycle Hall of Fame Dave Mungenast Memorial Concours d'Elegance tickets are $10 for attendees of either banquet, or $20 for general admission.

Event tickets can be purchased here: http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=vw9ldxbab&oeidk=a07e3rn4juk2e3f80c1. Hotel reservations at the Red Rock Casino, Resort & Spa are available now at a special group rate by calling (866) 767-7773 and referencing group AMA or AMERICANMOTO. Online room reservations are available at RedRockLasVegas.com. For online reservations, use the promo code RCIMOTR.

The AMA Legends & Champions Weekend kicks off on Friday, Nov. 18, with the Motorcycle Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. The ceremony will officially welcome five icons to the Hall of Fame. The class of 2011 includes motocross promoter Stu Peters, magazine editor Phil Schilling, industry leader Fred Fox, roadracing champion Doug Polen and motorcycling pioneer Norbert Schickel. In addition to the class of 2011, the induction ceremony will honor the careers of two existing Hall of Fame Legends: world champion motocrosser Roger DeCoster and roadracer Kenny Roberts.

Activities continue on Saturday, Nov. 19, with the 2011 Motorcycle Hall of Fame Dave Mungenast Memorial Concours d'Elegance bike show. The show will feature some of the country's finest original and restored classic motorcycles.

Then, on Sunday, Nov. 20, the AMA honors the best riders in amateur racing and tomorrow's future stars at the 2011 AMA Racing Championship Banquet. Not only will all 2011 AMA Racing champions be invited to take to the stage to receive their personalized AMA Racing No. 1 plates, but special honors will be presented to this year's top racing talent, standout promoters and inspiring individuals.

A number of the weekend attendees are also expected to attend the season finale of the AMA GEICO EnduroCross Series on Saturday evening at the Orleans Arena. Ticket information for that event is available at EnduroCross.com.

For a complete schedule of the AMA Legends & Champions Weekend, including information about tickets and room accommodations, visit AmericanMotorcyclist.com/events/LegendsAndChampions.

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