The world’s best BMX athletes are coming to Kingston to participate in the first annual Kingston Bike Festival. X-Games and Dew Tour champs along with recently-minted Olympic athletes returning from the Summer Games will descend on Kingston for a variety of BMX events, hosted as part of the Kingston Bike Festival. The Kingston Bike Festival has a jam packed schedule of events designed to thrill, transforming Kingston into the ultimate BMX town. Fans, spectators and participants alike will experience a nine-day festival geared to engage, excite and inspire.
ERA Kingston Cup Race $30,000 purse ERA Jumping contest $10,000 purse The ERA (Elite Race Association) race will be Elite riders only, sponsored by Free Bets Now. The Kingston track will be totally rebuilt bigger and better. It will be amazing and the riders must race on flat pedals. No one is allowed to race in tap dancing shoes.
$5000 purse For the first time in years Metro will be holding a flatland contest. It’s going to be on Wednesday night at a really cool spot in the city center. It’s going to rock. Stay tuned to the Metro site for details.
The total purse for all of the events is $65,000 Canadian. The Canadian dollar is pretty much on par with the American dollar these days. $35,000 goes to freestylers and $30,000 goes to racers. The break down per event is below.