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BMX State Qualifier this Saturday at Chehaw

July 15, 2003

The National Bicycle League holds another BMX State Qualifier at The Parks at Chehaw BMX Track , Saturday, July 19th.

Qualifications begin at 12noon and run through 2pm, with the race starting at 2:30pm. All racers must be licensed with The NBL.

You can register with NBL on Saturday, prior to the qualification. Membership in the NBL is $45 per year which includes entry eligibility at every BMX sanctioned track throughout the United States.

Standard Park admission prices of $2.00 adult (18+) and $1.00 kids and seniors. Two years and under are free. Entry fees to race are $8.00.

To qualify for the Georgia State Series, racers must compete in six local races, three state qualifiers and the State Championship race.

“Besides providing a fun and exciting season, we really want to focus on increasing or local NBL membership and race numbers,” Track Director Bob Griffin said.

“BMX is a great sport for kids of all ages. The NBL has riders as young 4 and young at heart as 62 competing throughout the nation. Locally, we range from 4 to about 18 or 20. We need to be able to grow our numbers not only in those age groups but in the 20 and above group as well.”

To learn more about the NBL, and BMX racing throughout the country, log on to the NBL website. To get involved locally, call 229-734-7813.

posted at 11:05AM by dave.miller@walb.com

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