Women’s Professional Motocross Championship Participants Nominated For 2018 AMA Championship Banquet Awards

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TimeThursday, November 8, 2018 | 12:00 PM

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Kayla Olliver
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Women’s Professional Motocross Championship Participants
Nominated For 2018 AMA Championship Banquet Awards
Voting Now Open for AMA Members

MORGANTOWN, W.Va (November 8, 2018) – The American Motorcyclist Association announced the 2018 AMA Championship Banquet award nominees on November 6. The Women’s Professional Motocross Championship (WMX) is pleased to announce that two individual athletes who compete in the WMX Series are nominated for the 2018 Awards.

AMA Members are encouraged to vote and help choose the winners of the selected categories, including the highly sought-after AMA Athlete of the Year awards. The award winners will be announced at the 2018 AMA Championship Banquet on Saturday, December 8 at the Hilton Columbus/Polaris in Columbus, Ohio. 

Jordan Jarvis #30 and Jamie Astudillo #49 are both nominated for AMA Female Racer of the Year.
Jordan Jarvis #30 and Jamie Astudillo #49 are both nominated for AMA Female Racer of the Year. MX Sports Archives

To cast your vote for the 2018 AMA racing awards and see a full list of the nominees, follow the link https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/9HBSF6F. Voting will end at midnight on Sunday, November 11. 

AMA National No. 1 plates are awarded to class champions from national and regional motorcycle and ATV championships at the banquet, while second and third place finishes will also receive awards. 

To reserve your space at the event, visit www.americanmotorcyclist.com/Events/AMA-Championship-Banquet. Tickets are $75 each. AMA Life Members receive a $10 discount and children 4 years old and younger are free.

Visit www.americanmotorcyclist.com/events/ama-championship-banquet to learn more. 

2018 WMX AMA Racing Award Nominees

AMA Female Racer of the Year

  • Jamie Astudillo -- WMX, AMA MotoAmerica Junior Cup
  • Jordan Jarvis -- AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship, WMX, AMA Amateur National Arenacross Championship 

For more information on the AMA Amateur National, visit the series official website at www.mxsports.com or call (304) 284-0101. Join the conversation on the event’s social media channels, along with receiving the most up-to-date news and exclusive content.

About the Rocky Mountain ATV/MC AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship

The Rocky Mountain ATV/MC AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship is the world's largest and most prestigious amateur motocross racing program. The national qualifying program consists of 57 Area Qualifiers (February through May) and 13 Regional Championships (May through June), hosted at select motocross facilities across the country. The qualifying system culminates in the National Final (first week in August) hosted annually since 1982 at the home of country music star Loretta Lynn in Hurricane Mills, Tenn. Nearly 22,000 racers attempt to qualify in 35 classes for the 1,446 available positions at the National. Christened "The World's Greatest Motocross Vacation", the National event serves as a launch pad for some of the biggest names in professional motocross and supercross, including Ricky Carmichael, James Stewart, Ryan Villopoto, and Ryan Dungey. The national program is produced by MX Sports, Inc., a West Virginia-based race production company and sanctioned by AMA. For more information, please visit www.mxsports.com.

About the American Motorcyclist Association:

Founded in 1924, the AMA is a not-for-profit member-based association whose mission is to promote the motorcycle lifestyle and protect the future of motorcycling. As the world's largest motorcycling rights and event sanctioning organization, the AMA advocates for riders' interests at all levels of government and sanctions thousands of competition and recreational events every year. The AMA also provides money-saving discounts on products and services for its members. Through the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame in Pickerington, Ohio, the AMA honors the heroes and heritage of motorcycling. For more information, visit www.americanmotorcyclist.com. Not a member? Join the AMA today: www.americanmotorcyclist.com/membership/join.