COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The 2019 AMA Hillclimb Grand Championship will be hosted July 26-28, 2019 at Middle Tennessee Dragway in Buffalo Valley, Tennessee. Adjacent to the popular IHRA-sanctioned drag strip is an incline to challenge even the most talented climbers. Registration opens January 2019.
The new venue is no stranger to AMA-sanctioned success. The Buffalo Valley Hillclimb has become home to amateur, national and pro events, luring riders from across the U.S. in recent years.
Aside from the hill, prime location and hosting history, Cookeville-Putnam County offers riders, their families and fans outdoor recreation, dining options, live music venues and rider hospitality.
As the premier amateur hillclimb event in the U.S., hundreds of the country’s best amateur racers are eager to converge on one of America’s most challenging hills to compete with the hope of clinching an AMA National Championship.
Most recently hosted in Monson, Massachusetts, the championship competition attracted riders from 15 states, with 136 competitors and 340 entries.
Riders will have a chance to practice and test their talents this weekend at the Cookeville Motorcycle Classic Sept. 14-16, 2018.
For more information, visit http://fb.me/BuffaloValleyHillclimb or call/text 615-948-0992.
Photo credit: Cooper Chilton
About American Motorcyclist Association
The mission of the American Motorcyclist Association is to promote the motorcycle lifestyle and protect the future of motorcycling. Since 1924, the AMA has protected the future of motorcycling and promoted the motorcycle lifestyle. AMA members come from all walks of life, and they navigate many different routes on their journey to the same destination: freedom on two wheels. As the world's largest motorcycling organization, the AMA advocates for motorcyclists' interests in the halls of local, state and federal government, the committees of international governing organizations, and the court of public opinion. For more information visit www.americanmotorcyclist.com.
About the Cookeville-Putnam County Visitors’ Bureau
The Cookeville-Putnam County Visitors’ Bureau, a program of the Cookeville-Putnam County Chamber of Commerce, serves as the designated destination marketing organization for Putnam County and is funded by a portion of the Putnam County lodging tax, a tax paid by visitors’ and collected by local lodging partners such as hotels, bed & breakfasts, etc. Ranking 17th of Tennessee’s 95 counties, the visitors’ bureau is tasked with inspiring travel and overnight stays in Putnam County. Primary marketing pillars in drive and fly markets include outdoors; fitness/sports; motorcycling; arts/culture; and culinary/crafts. Most recent U.S. Travel Association statistics note visitor spending in Putnam County generated $2.7 million in local tax revenue, providing a tax relief for local residents. To learn more about the work of the Cookeville-Putnam County Visitors’ Bureau, visit www.VisitCookevilleTN.com or info@VisitCookevilleTN.com.
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