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  • Mesquite Off-Road Weekend Kicks-Off with a Special Exhibition from "Cowboy" Kenny Bartram's Steel Rodeo
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    Published - 02/22/14 - 12:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend | print
    (MESQUITE, NV) - Back flips, massive whips, and other big-time freestyle motocross tricks were thrown down last night during the kick-off event for Mesquite Off-Road Weekend. “Cowboy” Kenny Bartram brought his Steel Rodeo to town and they went big for VIPs and special guests on the EnduroCross and FMX track adjacent to the Eureka Casino Resort. Fans also got up close and personal with “Cowboy” Kenny along with other racers during a special meet-and-greet.

    About Mesquite Off-Road Weekend

    Sponsored by the Mesquite Resort Association, Mesquite Off-Road Weekend (Feb. 21-23) features a three-day exhibition of EnduroCross racing from novice to Beyond Pro, fan experiences, PowerSports Plaza, Mud Bogs, a poker tournament, an Adventure Park and feature performances by “Cowboy” Kenny Bartram’s Steel Rodeo. In addition, unguided trail rides are available in the beautiful desert surrounding Mesquite. The Enduro Challenge Races include classes for bikes, ATV, UTV and SxS competitors, and takes place on 100 acres of rugged desert dirt next to the Eureka Casino Resort. A $20,000 purse is on the line, nearly double from 2013. The Mud Bogs will feature a $5,000 purse and several classes for every level. The PowerSports Plaza features expo areas, entertainment, and food and drink, while the new Adventure Park will allow event-goers a chance to test their extreme sport abilities on a variety of exhibits. Other entertainment is available at the Eureka Casino Resort in the Seasons Ultra Lounge.

    Mesquite is easy to get to and located just off Interstate 15. From I-15 North or South, take exit 122 on to Pioneer Blvd. Turn right on Mesa Blvd and park at the Eureka Casino Resort. Special hotel room deals and rates are available for Mesquite Off-Road fans and participants. Mesquite is located 77 miles from Las Vegas, Nevada, 37 miles from St. George, Utah, and 340 miles from Salt Lake City, Utah.

    Schedule of Weekend Events

    Saturday, Feb. 22

    8-8:30 a.m. Racer Registration

    8 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. Ticket Sales

    8:45 a.m. Racer Meeting

    10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Enduro Challenge Races

    1 p.m. – 8 p.m. Adventure Park (limited)

    6 p.m. Racer Awards

    6:30 p.m. Beyond Pro Race featuring "Cowboy" Kenny's Steel Rodeo Show

    7 p.m. – 3 a.m. Entertainment at Seasons Ultra Lounge

    9 a.m. – 8 p.m. Powersports Plaza

    Sunday, Feb. 23

    10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Ticket Sales

    10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Mini-MIx

    12 p.m. – 4 p.m. Mud Bogs

    10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Adventure Park

    11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Powersports Plaza

    About Eureka Casino Resort: Family owned and operated since 1997, the Eureka Casino Resort is a newly renovated, 214-room resort located in Mesquite, Nevada. The hotel recently renovated each guest room, and built a resort pool and cabana with scenic views of Mesquite’s red-topped mesas. The casino is designed for guest comfort and features slot and video poker machines, table games include blackjack, craps, roulette, and more. The casino has Mesquite’s only 24-hour poker room with a race and sports book. The Eureka offers three full service restaurants: The all-new Town Square Buffet, The Mason Street Courtyard, and Eureka’s signature restaurant, Gregory’s Mesquite Grill. Eureka hosts weddings, corporate gatherings, and golf groups in its newly remodeled Grand Canyon Ballroom, and other meeting venues. Additional information is available online at www.EurekaMesquite.com.

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