RockStar Energy Bike Park Houston Grand Opening
(HOUSTON, TX) July 26, 2019 - USA BMX, the Harris County Houston Sports Authority and the N. Houston Development Corp. are excited to announce the grand opening of the RockStar Energy Bike Park on August 16, 2019. Home of the 2019 USA BMX Lone Star Nationals and the 2020 UCI BMX World Championships, the North Houston Bike Park is an expansive 20-acre, $26 million park located at the intersection of Interstate 45 and Kuykendahl Road.
Complete with a world-class BMX racing track, North Houston Bike Park features both an Olympic and amateur sized starting hill and a VIP viewing deck overlooking turn two.
The North Houston Bike Park grand opening will feature an Opening Ceremony on Friday, August 16 at 2:00pm before the beginning of an open practice session in anticipation for a Texas State Championship Qualifier on Saturday, August 17.
Saturday night will also feature a Men's Pro-Am and a Women's Pro-Am each with a $7,500 purse available to all expert and pro riders 15 years of age and older. See complete practice and race schedule below.
Track built by USA BMX (Billy Allen) and Dirt Trendz with design collaboration from UCI. Track fine grading and slurry completed by Lee Lewis Pro Tracks.
Credit Card Only Day of Race
Friday, Aug. 16 - Grand Opening Ceremony & Age Group Practice
Grand Opening Ceremony: 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration: 4:30pm - 8:45pm
Age Group Practice 5:00pm - 8:45pm
13 & under: 5:00pm - 5:45pm, 7:15pm - 8:00pm
14 & over: 5:45pm - 6:30pm, 8:00pm - 8:45pm
Pro-Am (8m Hill): 6:30pm - 7:15pm
Saturday, Aug. 17 - State Championship Race (SCR)* (Double Points)
Registration: 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Race Start: ASAP
13 & under: 2:30pm - 3:00pm, 3:30pm - 4:00pm
14 & over: 3:00pm - 3:30pm, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Pro Am (8m Hill): 4:30pm - 5:15pm
*State Championship Finals in Desoto, TX
Saturday, August 17, 15 & Over Pro Am - 8m Hill
$7,500 Pro Am Men Purse
$7,500 Pro Am Women Purse
1st place -$3250
2nd place- $1500
3rd place- $1000
4th place- $625
5th place- $425
6th place- $300
7th place- $200
8th place- $200
Sunday, Aug. 18 - Double Point Race
Registration: 8:00am - 9:30am
Race Start: ASAP
Age Group Practice Schedule
13 & under: 8:00am - 8:45am
14 & over: 8:45am - 9:30am
The Hilton Houston North is the Offical Host Hotel of the Gand Opening Weekend, the Lone Star Nationals and will be the TEAM USA Host Hotel for the 2020 Worlds