GNCC University at
Snowshoe: Enrollment Begins
Snowshoe, WV (June 1, 2010) -- The Can-Am
Grand National Cross Country Series announces
the second-annual Motorcycle USA GNCC
University, on the Snowshoe Campus! This is an
amazing opportunity to learn GNCC bike and ATV
skills from Yamaha's factory riders, with over
40 National Championships between them! Call now
to join before it's too late.
Riders will learn the full gamut of off-road
riding skills from Yamaha's champions, while
dining and lodging in the first-class facilities
at Snowshoe, West Virginia's largest ski resort!
ATV Instructors: Bill
Ballance (9x GNCC Champion), Walker Fowler,
Taylor Kiser, Brandon Sommers, Traci Cecco (7x
GNCC Champion) and Johnny Gallagher.
Bike Instructors: Paul
Whibley (Defending GNCC Champion), Barry Hawk
(8x GNCC Champion), Randy Hawkins (7x AMA
National Enduro Champion), Thad DuVall (3x GNCC
Champion) and Jason Raines (5x AMA National Hare
GNCC University will enroll forty riders each
for the Bike and ATV disciplines, 80 riders
total, with reservations taken on a first-come
first-serve basis by calling the Snowshoe
Reservation center 1-877-441-4FUN. Riders are
invited to study at GNCC University at Snowshoe
on Wednesday June 23th through Friday June 25th.
The enrollment costs begin at just $378 (plus
tax), which includes a hotel room at Snowshoe on
Wednesday and Thursday night, meals, and the
GNCC Unversity school with several days of
instruction. Two, Three and Four bedroom rates
are also available.
Riders must provide their own equipment and
be at least 8 years of age, and machines must be
85cc or larger. Students will learn proper
navigation of up hills, down hills, grass
tracks, woods, rocks and mud, and learn how to
handle competitive starts. Students will also
participate in lectures about sportsmanship,
training, nutrition and mental preparation.
Students attending the GNCC University will
also have a unique opportunity to demo Yamaha's
YFZ450X, YZ and WR models which where specially
prepared by Ballance Racing and Raines Racing.
GNCC University At Snowshow
Wednesday June 23th:
Night: Orientation followed by a meet and greet
with Yamaha Champions. (hors d'orvs will be
Thursday June 24th:
Morning Instructional riding period
Afternoon instructional riding period
Dinner (provided) followed by roundtable
Friday June 25th:
Morning Instructional period
Friday Lunch (provided) and Awards
This is an amazing opportunity to learn from
these legends of the woods, all in one
place--Snowshoe Resort--which will host the
MotorcycleUSA.com Snowshoe GNCC as soon as GNCC
University is completed, on June 27 and June
28th. It's an unforgettable week in the woods,
so call and enroll now!
Call 1-877-441-4FUN to reserve your
University Enrollment and Snowshoe Lodging. For
more information on the race, check out the
official series website at
www.GNCCRacing.com or call 304-284-0084.
Snowshoe lodging specialists are prepared to
take your reservations today. Be advised,
lodging will fill quickly for this event.
There are pit locations located adjacent to many
lodging locations. Ideal lodging locations will
be based on which class you will be racing in.
The following locations are suggested based on
your race class:
Kids: Camp 4, Ridgewood, Powderridge,
Mountain Crest, Powder Monkey, Stemwinder,
Wabasso, Leatherbark, Loggers Run and Top of the
Amateur & Pro: Silver Creek, Camp 4,
Ridgewood, Powderridge, Mountain Crest, Powder
Monkey, Stemwinder, Wabasso, Leatherbark,
Loggers Run and Top of the World.
Snowshoe reservations specialists are ready
to answer your questions at 1-877-441-4386.
About GNCC Racing
The Can-Am Grand National Cross Country series
is America's premier off-road racing series.
Founded in 1973, 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
1,800 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. Riders compete for more
than $3 million in prize money, which draws
talent from all over the U.S., Europe, Australia
and New Zealand. GNCC Racing is televised and
airs every Saturday and Thursday on the Versus
Network. For more information, please visit
About Racer Productions
A West Virginia-based motorcycle and ATV event
production company, Racer Productions has been a
leader in the off-road racing industry for more
than 30 years. It's repertoire of events
includes the 13-round Can-Am Grand National
Cross Country Series, held since 1973; The
Kawasaki/Monster Energy High Point National in
Mount Morris, Pa., held since 1977; The ATV Dirt
Days at Loretta Lynn's Ranch in Hurricane Mills,
Tenn., held since 1985; The U.S. World Motocross
Gran Prix at Steel City Raceway in Delmont, Pa.
in 1987; The Monster Energy/Kawasaki Steel City
National, held since 1988; The ATV Stampede
National Motocross at High Point Raceway, held
since 1994; The AMA Pro ATV Open at Steel City
in 2007; as well as numerous other amateur
motocross events. In addition, Racer Productions
staffs the prestigious Air Nautiques/AMA
Amateur National Motocross Championship at
Loretta Lynn's Ranch, held since 1982. For more
information, please visit