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Grand National Cross Country Series Announces 2018 Awards Banquet

Grand National Cross Country Series Announces 2018 Awards Banquet

Thursday, October 25, 2018 | 10:00 AM
Thursday, October 25, 2018 | 10:00 AM


Kayla Olliver
(304) 284-0084
[email protected]

Grand National Cross Country Series Announces 2018 Awards Banquet
Top 10 Racers in Each Class to be Recognized 

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (October 25, 2018) – With only one round remaining in the 2018 AMSOIL Grand National Cross Country (GNCC) Series, an AMA National Championship, Racer Productions is pleased to announce details for the end of season banquet celebration. The world’s best off-road competitors will be recognized on Friday, November 30, and Saturday, December 1, at the Morgantown Marriott at Waterfront Place Hotel and Convention Center in Morgantown, West Virginia.

Friday evening will be dedicated to the top 10 ATV, Side-by-Side, Single Seat and ATV Micro 50cc finishers in each championship class, while Saturday evening celebrates the top 10 Bike racers and the bike Micro 50cc finishers in each championship class. Also joining the bike GNCC competitors on Saturday evening will be the WMX top 10 racers. In addition to the trophy presentations, the top five in each class will receive contingency prizes from series sponsors

The banquet will feature an array of Specialty Awards as well, including Rider of the Year and the Rough and Ready Pit Crew Award. Attendees are asked to nominate Rough and Ready Pit Crew contenders by attaching a letter to their banquet reservation or voting via the online registration form.

Click HERE for more information on the 2018 GNCC Awards Banquet.
Click HERE for more information on the 2018 GNCC Awards Banquet.

Also returning in 2018 is the photo booth where guests can capture unforgettable memories with their race friends and family. The set up will be open on both nights from 9-11 p.m. 

The cost of the banquet is $45 for adults, $20 for youth ages six to 11, and kids five and under receive free admission. The celebration will begin at 5 p.m. each day for Happy Hour and seating, and dinner will commence at 5:30 p.m. Advance registration is required. The deadline to register is Tuesday, November 27 at 5 p.m. EST.

Rooms at the Morgantown Marriott at Waterfront Place Hotel are available to GNCC Racers and their families at a discounted rate of $134 + tax ($184 + tax King Suite). To reserve a hotel room click HERE. In order to receive the discounted group rate, please make reservations no later than November 3. Availability of rooms after last day to book subject to pay higher rates and only reservations booked within the group block will receive the contracted group rate.

In addition to the awards ceremony, competitors and their family members are encouraged to take part in the Riders Meetings scheduled throughout the weekend. The ATV pro meeting is scheduled for Friday at 2 p.m. Meetings continue Saturday morning at 9 a.m. with the ATV amateurs, again at 10 a.m. for ATV youth and pro bike riders at 2 p.m. The amateur bike meeting is Sunday morning at 9 a.m., with the youth bike at 10 a.m. Participants will be able to voice their opinion on class structure, rules, and more for the upcoming 2018 season. 

If you plan on arriving early, make sure to check out the Escape Room located just a few blocks away from the Morgantown Marriott at Waterfront Place Hotel. Ranked the #1 Escape Game in West Virginia by Trip Advisor, it makes for a great family-fun activity. The Wharf District is also home to a variety of popular restaurants including Oliverio’s, Table 9 and Mountain State Brewing Company.

For more information on the GNCC series, visit the official website at or call (304) 284-0084. Join the conversation on the series social media channels, along with receiving the most up-to-date news and exclusive content. 

About GNCC Racing

The AMSOIL Grand National Cross Country Series is America's premier off-road racing series. Founded in 1975, the 13-round championship is produced exclusively by Racer Productions. Cross-country racing is one of the most physically demanding sports in the world. The grueling three-hour GNCC races lead as many as 2,400 riders through tracks ranging in length from eight to 12 miles. With varied terrain, including hills, woods, mud, dirt, rocks and motocross sections, GNCC events are tests of both survival and speed. The series draws talent from all over the U.S., Central America, South America, Europe, Japan, Australia and New Zealand. GNCC Racing is televised weekly on NBC Sports and For more information, please visit

How to Watch

Racer TV and NBC Sports Network (NBCSN) are the official homes for coverage of the AMSOIL Grand National Cross Country (GNCC) events. All 13 rounds, from the season opening Big Buck GNCC in South Carolina to the finale at Ironman Raceway in Indiana, will air in 30-minute; taped-delayed telecasts on NBCSN, while Racer TV provides live streaming coverage of the 1 p.m. ATV and motorcycle races from each event. Catch all the action at and

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