Tickets on Sale August 1st for ASA Entertainment’s Action Sports World Tour at the Bank of Kentucky Center
Northern Kentucky University is the Final Stop before the LG Action Sports Championships
LOS ANGELES (July 31, 2008) – With the first sporting event in their new facility, the Bank of Kentucky Center at Northern Kentucky University hosts the country’s premier action sports circuit when ASA Entertainment’s (ASA) 2008 Action Sports World Tour (ASWT) returns to Ohio on October 3 and 4. The state of the art sports and entertainment arena will offer fans two nights of explosive action sports entertainment featuring the world’s best in skateboarding and BMX competition, as well as high-flying FMX demos, newly added to the Cincinnati tour stop this season. This is the final opportunity for the sport’s most daring athletes to showcase their talents and gain the status needed to qualify for ASA’s prestigious LG Action Sports World Championships. It’s ASA’s first event in the greater Cincinnati area in three years; the tour visited Sawyer Point in 2005.
Thrilling more than 50,000 Cincinnati area fans in past years with unbelievable excitement, ASA’s Action Sports World Tour offers $1.6 million in prize money and draws the top athletes from around the world. Previous Cincinnati ASWT winners have included Simon Tabron (Newquay, England) in Freestyle BMX and Buster Halterman (Wellsville, PA) in Skateboard Vert. With the addition of Freestyle Motocross, fans will see a clash of the best action sports athletes competing today.
Tickets for the Cincinnati ASWT go on sale on Friday, August 1st at 10:00 a.m. Seats start at $7.50 for military personnel and children, increasing to $15.00 for adults, $30 for ramp seats and $60 for VIP packages, which include t-shirts, programs and limited edition laminates. Tickets are available at the Bank of Kentucky Center Box Office, all Ticketmaster locations, select Kroger stores, Ticketmaster.com, or by calling 513 562 4949 to charge them by phone.
ASA Entertainment’s Action Sports World Tour is televised on multiple networks including CBS, Spike, VERSUS and Fuel TV. The Cincinnati ASWT event is scheduled to air later this year on CBS Sports. Please stay tuned to actionsportstour.com or check your local listings for details in your area.
For more information on the 2008 ASA Entertainment Action Sports World Tour, contact Denise M. Abbott at 310 410 3020 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit ActionSportsTour.comor ASAentertainment.com.
About ASA Entertainment:
A leader in the action sports industry since 1994, ASA Entertainment, headquartered in Culver City, California is the largest action sports event and television production company in the world. The company produces more than 200 events and 100 television programs annually around the globe that feature skateboarding, freestyle BMX, inline skating, freeskiing, freestyle motocross, snowboarding and music. Its events are broadcast on CBS, Spike, VERSUS, Fuel TV and Fox Sports Net domestically and distributed to more than 1 billion HH globally throughout Asia, Europe, USA, Africa, Canada, South & Central America and Australia. ASA’s properties range from large-scale international competitions such as the LG Action Sports World Championships to grassroots amateur contests, lifestyle and branded entertainment events, demonstrations, exhibitions and mobile tours. As one of the oldest and most established organizations in action sports, ASA Entertainment leads the market in developing premium content around the fastest growing sector of American sports. For more information visit ActionSportsTour.com orASAentertainment.com.
Denise M. Abbott
310 410 3020 ext.309