Supercross pros coming to the Valley

If you love dirt bikes and competition then you'll definitely want to head to the State Farm Arena this weekend as Arenacross invades the Valley.

The captivating competition of AMSOIL Arenacross, will bring world class dirt-bike racing to 12 cities across the United States including Hidalgo in a quest to crown a champion.

On Friday, March 14th, and Saturday, March 15th, reigning three-time title holder Tyler Bowers will lead the fastest riders on the planet into Hidalgo for the penultimate 11th round of the world's most intense form of racing inside State Farm Arena.

The championship's inaugural visit to the Rio Grande Valley also signifies the penultimate stop of the four-round Race to the Championship, a season-ending playoff-inspired battle that pits the top 10 riders in the standings in a captivating showdown to crown a champion over the final month of the season.

We had Miss Arenacross Katie Wharton and Vicki Golden, the first woman to ever qualify and race against men in a professional championship, to explain.

Tickets are available at the State Farm Arena Box Office, online at, or by phone at 800-745-3000.

Ticket Info:Friday, March 14th - Pro Racing at 7:00 p.m. (Doors open at 6:00 p.m.)Tickets start as low as $20 Adults / $10 Kids (ages 2-12)Saturday, March 15th - Monster Energy Track Party from 5:00-6:00 p.m.$5 ticket or FREE entry with recycled Monster Energy can.(Saturday 7 p.m. race ticket required)Saturday, March 15th - Pro Racing at 7:00 p.m. (Doors open at 6:00 p.m.)Tickets start as low as $20 Adults / $10 Kids (ages 2-12)Sunday, March 16th - Amateur Racing at 12 noon (Doors open at 8 a.m.)Tickets start as low as $20 Adults / $10 Kids (ages 2-12)