Note The Spring National will be a 3-day National event on May 26, 27 & 28, 2023.
All parking including RVs will be across the street in the UNM parking lot. Final arrangements are still being made. Everyone who registered for an RV space will receive a detailed email from the track operator regarding the RV parking and how to enter the parking area. Remember that this is a very busy street and please cross only when the crossing guards are present.
There will be a courtesy shuttle to the track for those who need it.
Note this year there will be no pit areas inside our fence except for official USABMX teams with spaces reserved with Shannon.
There will be gate practice on Thursday from 5 pm to 9 pm for anyone interested. The cost is $15 per rider and all riders must check in with signups to receive your sticker which allows you to practice on the track. Online signups will be offered but all riders must still check-in to receive the correct sticker. The schedule will be updated and posted for the practice as soon as it is finalized. Our regular track rules apply. NO STOPPING ON THE TRACK, EVERYONE MUST HAVE A STICKER, and ALL HELMETS MUST BE SECURELY FASTENED.
We are looking forward to having you join us for this event.
Frequently Asked Questions
Camping: RV camping is available across the street in the UNM Football Stadium parking lot. RV registration is recommended this year. The reservation form is found on our website at dukecitybmx.org under the Spring National RV Reservation tab you may also use this link to access our square payment site. http://duke-city-bmx.square.site/ All parking fees this year are credit or debit only cash will not be accepted except at the signup window at the Thursday practice. You must park where directed. Please place all trash in the trash trailer that is located in the parking lot.
Parking: All parking is across the street at the UNM Football Stadium parking lot. No on street parking is allowed in the neighborhood. There are a few handicap parking spaces located on the track side of the street, note these are not reserved spaces and require both a handicap placard and a BMX parking pass. General Parking passes are $10 per day or $30 for the weekend and will be sold Thursday during practice and at the entrance of the parking lot on Friday - Sunday. Parking passes sold at the entrance of the parking lot are CREDIT ONLY. Please be ready to keep the flow of traffic moving. If pulling a trailer, 2 parking passes will be required. Parking attendants will direct you where to go. Note there are no drop-offs or pick-ups allowed in the parking lot. Uber or similar driving services and delivery services must drop off and pick-up on Buena Vista Dr. Handicap parking is available and the parking lot attendant will direct you to the proper area. We have golf cart shuttles running regularly throughout the event. Parking attendants can call for a shuttle for you if needed. Please be patient and kind to the parking attendants and follow the rules so everyone can have a safe enjoyable experience. Bikes are flying around everywhere, please be careful and drive slow!! We would like to thank our local Shriners for manning our parking lot for us.
Practice: Check our Website, Facebook and Instagram pages for practice details the week of the National. We offer multiple practice opportunities on Thursday. You must check-in at the track's registration building and get a practice sticker before going to staging. Friday practice is hosted by and scheduled by USABMX. You must check-in with USABMX at staging to get a practice sticker before entering staging. See the USABMX event flier for Friday practice schedule. Practice is not offered on Saturday or Sunday. An example of what you can expect on Thursday is:
- SuperCamp Training Clinic – by reservation only limited to 50 riders
- 4 hour Practice Session
5:00 pm – 5:50 pm 12 & under
6:00 pm – 6:50 pm 13 & over
7:00 pm – 7:50 pm 12 & under
8:00 pm – 8:50 pm 13 & over
Food: The track main concession is located at the north end of the signup building. This is a restaurant quality concession with a full menu including Burgers, Chicken Strips, fries and a lot more. We have a second Stop-N-Go concession located in the building where the bathrooms are. This location does not offer any fried food but has Burgers, Grilled Chicken along with drinks, candy, and snacks.
Vendors: This is a USABMX event, and all vendors must go through USABMX for approval to vend at the National. The USABMX trailer is located at the west end of the facility along with the approved vendors.
Pit Space: Pit space inside the facility must be on the USABMX approved list. Please contact [email protected] to reserve a team pit location. Due to space constraints no unapproved pit spaces will be allowed. Public pit space is limited and will be offered on a first come basis. Generally, reserved pits should be set up Thursday. More information about pit spaces will be updated as soon as the plan is finalized with USABMX and the City of Albuquerque.
Where to Stay: If not camping at the track, visit USABMX event page for the Spring National to see a list of Stay to Save hotel options nearby. We are located near Albuquerque International Airport and have a lot of hotel options.
What to Bring: We have bleacher seating along both sides of the track. It is highly recommended to always wear sunscreen.
Bathrooms: We have a permanent bathroom building located at the southwest corner of the track. The restrooms are cleaned and stocked each day. If you find the bathroom needing attention, please let us know.
Trash: There are trash containers located throughout the facility. There are also large dumpsters located at the west end of the facility. Please help us keep our facility trash free so everyone may enjoy the national.
Motos: Motos are posted by USABMX online. Deadlines to register are strictly enforced. Visit the USABMX event page for the Spring National registration deadlines.
General Rules: No smoking within 25 yards of the track or an athlete. Pick up your trash. The track is closed/no riding the track except during posted practice and race times. No stopping on the track or top of turns during practice. Respect the city's and track's property. Lock your cars and do not leave valuables unattended. Security is on-site to ensure parking rules are enforced and help with general order.
Need Help or Have Questions: We are a 100% volunteer track and do our best to answer questions timely. Prior to the event, message any questions not covered here to our Facebook page or email [email protected]. During the National, look for volunteers wearing Duke City BMX Volunteer shirts or a parking attendant. The medical area is set up in the garage area of the signup building. Security officers will be as crossing guards and around the track throughout the entire event. There will be someone at our signup office during the event if you have any questions.
The Duke City BMX has hosted a national event at our beautiful facility since 2006 when the facility was originally built. We look forward to hosting our event each and every year. We work hard as volunteers to put on an amazing event for the BMX community!