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June 21, 2024

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Music City BMX Nationals Memorial Weekend

This weekend is the Music City BMX Nationals and you can come spectate for free!

The USA BMX Music City Nationals is here in Nashville this Memorial Day weekend, bringing in thousands of professional and amateur BMX riders from around the country. The thrilling three-day biking event consists of competition, fun and community, and is free for spectators to watch and cheer on riders as they expertly navigate jumps, twists and turns along the track.

Kids of All Ages Can Try BMX

Music City BMX is a bicycle motocross track sanctioned by USA BMX.  The group aims to promote the sport of BMX by teaching good sportsmanship and respect. In addition, rider learn proper bicycle safety, maintaining a safe and competitive track, and making BMX a family activity. The season typically runs March through November, weather permitting. Anyone can try BMX for free; your first visit includes free use of a rental race bike, a full face helmet, one-day trial membership and practice time. New riders (any ages of boys or girls who can pedal a bike) receive instruction until they are comfortable.

After a first free experience, riders can register for the Freshman Academy for New Riders which happens over five weeks on Sundays at 1 p.m. Registration fee is $179.95. Learn more here.

The Music City BMX Nationals races begin at 1:30 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. Saturday, and 8 a.m. Sunday with competitors racing all day. The Music City BMX track is located at 2901 Bell Road in Nashville. Parking is $10 per day. Learn more here.

 

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