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Register NOW !!! Tickets going fast…

TEXAS BICYCLE MOTOCROSS HALL OF FAME

HOST HOTEL FOR INDUCTION CEREMONY

Texas Bicycle Motocross Hall of Fame is proud to announce our host hotel is the;

Holiday Inn Express & Suite Desoto,
1310 E. Wintergreen Road
Desoto, TX 75115
972-224-3100

The 2018 induction ceremony will be held at the Holiday Inn Express on Saturday evening, August 25th starting at 7:30 pm. The doors will open at 6:30 pm. We have negotiated a special discounted rate for Texas BMX Hall of Fame of $129 per night.

How to Book:
– Book online through the following link:
TexasBMXHallofFame
or
– Call the hotel, ask for the Texas BMX Hall of Fame group rate.

If you prefer to make other accommodations, you can purchase ceremony tickets for $10 per person online at http://www.texasbmxhof.org/ until August 20th or at the door the evening of the event for $20 per person.

We have a great group of inductees for this year and an exciting weekend of races at Desoto BMX for the Texas State Championships, so book your room today.

See You There!!!
The Texas Bicycle Motocross Hall of Fame Directors

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TX BMX HOF Induction Hotel Information

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Tickets available online for $10 or at the door for $20

Holiday Inn Express & Suites DeSoto
1310 E. Wintergreen Road
Desoto, TX 75115
972.224.3100
Hotel Highlights
  • Hotel is located just off of I-35 South, 12 miles South of Downtown Dallas and within walking distance or short drive to dining, grocery, and entertainment options
  • Walking distance or short drive to restaurants and grocery
  • Complimentary daily hot breakfast
  • Refrigerator, microwave oven, and coffeemaker in every room
  • Complimentary Internet access
  • Complimentary parking

Special rate for the Texas BMX Hall of Fame:

King Bed Standard, Non-Smoking – $129.00 per room, per night, plus taxes
Two Queen Bed Standard, Non-Smoking – $129.00 per room, per night, plus taxes

Rates are valid for the indicated room types only. All other room types will be based upon availability and at the prevailing rates. Tax rate of 13% applies. Rate includes daily hot breakfast.  Hotel is holding 20 rooms for this block.  Once the number of rooms is filled, the best available rate will be offered.  Guest must indicate and select the Texas BMX Hall of Fame at the time of booking.  Reservations booked under other rates or channels will not be adjusted to the group rate.

How to Book:
–  Book online through the following link: TXBMXHOF
or
–  Call the hotel, ask for the Texas BMX Hall of Fame group rate.

Booking Outside the Group Dates:
The group rate shall be offered for a period of two (2) days before and two (2) days after the indicated group dates to accommodate those who wish to extend their stay.

Cutoff Date:
Group rate is available for booking until 8/17/18.  After this date, all unreserved rooms will be released to the general inventory.  Reservations may still be accepted, based upon availability and at the prevailing hotel rates.

Cancellation Policy:
Group discounted rate is based on the group’s commitment to pick up at least 80% of the daily contracted count.  Any cancellation, early departure, or no-show may result in attrition or cancellation fees as outlined in the contract.  Any cancellation or no-show made with 24 hours of the arrival date shall entail a charge of 100% of the cost of the cancelled rooms and services.

Full group reservation link:
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Eddie Livingston

Sent In By Jim Venvertloh

We just learned that 1970s West Texas BMXer Eddie Livingston (GT) passed away last night. I raced against Eddie for many years in the West Texas dust. He was an incredible competitor. We mixed it up and traded wins almost every weekend at the Midland, Odessa, and surrounding tracks. He won a lot more than he lost. And he didn’t loose twice in a row. That’s how tough it was racing with him. I recently nominated Eddie for the Texas BMX Hall of Fame. I thought that would be the best way to honor and recognize my fiercest competitor. He wasn’t inducted this year, but just being nominated seemed to really make him very happy. I know he appreciated that. At least he lived to see that day. It’s a shame he didn’t live to see many more. This says a lot about BMX and the life-long friends you make. The special memories. We’ll miss you, Buddy.

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Put on your Thinking Caps

Shortly the Texas BMX Hall of Fame will be taking nominations for the 2018 Induction into the Hall of Fame.  We will let you know when the form is available.  You will  have to provide contact info for the person you nominate so that your board will be able to reach them.  Put on your thinking caps and think back to great riders of your era.

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NEW RACERS CORNER GALLERY

Hey guys I need your help!!  I need two things…. Go to the “Racers Corner”  on the TXBMXHOF.org website and help me identify who is in the photos.  Contact me through FB at Photos- TX BMX Hall HOF Website and tell me WWW= who,what and when.  Also, start posting your favorite OLD RACING photos for the website but be sure to include WWW.  Send everything to me thru FB at Photos- TX BMX Hall of FameThanks Michelle !!

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Texas BMX Hall of Fame Coloring Contest

Get you crayons ready and enter the FREE Texas BMX Hall of Fame coloring contest.  Go to the  “kids corner” on the  Texas BMX Hall of Fame website, TXBMXHOF.org.  or linked here http://Coloring Contest Print it, color it and upload back to the site.  Winners will be judged by local artist and prizes mailed to the winners.   This is just the first of many BMX related contests for kids.   IF you cannot upload back to site your picture can be mailed to me Michelle Sheehan 2625 Amen Corner Pflugerville, TX   78660.    This contest is open to ALL kids in BMX racing families whether they race or NOT.   Contest Ends Feb 10, 2018

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2018 Board Announcement

On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Texas Bicycle Motocross Hall of Fame, It is our pleasure to announce the three new board members for the Texas Bicycle Motocross Hall of Fame for 2018, we are very excited to have these bright young men come aboard along with their fresh ideas that will bring the Hall of Fame to a new level.
Join us in congratulating these three new board members, as well as the newly elected officers.

New Board Members
Chris Ham
Jeff Osmus
Rusty Dial

New Officers
President: Porter Gibbins
Vice President: Rusty Roberts
Treasurer: Racer Yoemans
Secretary: Patti Gammill

Looking forward to a great 2018,
Porter Gibbins – President
Texas BMX Hall of Fame

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Texas Hall of Fame First Blog Entry

first blog post
Mark Summers

This is the first blog for the Texas BMX Hall of Fame and I am so excited to have a place to send out important information and fun stuff as well. If you would like to send in something to the Texas BMX world, email to me at blog@txbmxhof.org this information will be put into the blog and pushed out to FB as well. So let’s hear about your kids, grandkids a recent trip or job promotion. Thank someone who was special to YOU in your BMX endeavors. How about your favorite BMX memory that would be a great thing to post. This will become our journal to store memories and keep some history going.