In addition to the line-‐up of customized trucks, Jeeps, UTVs, ATVs, side-‐by-‐sides, dirt bikes, sand rails and rock crawlers, the expo will come to life with exciting features and entertainment including:
- Rubicon Trail – Off-‐Road Vehicle Ride Alongs – Expo attendees will get a taste of the infamous Rubicon Trail, as Jeeps are pushed to the limit on a thrilling off-‐road course. Professional drivers will take interested off-‐road fans on ride alongs in Jeeps equipped with all the latest performance accessories from Pro Comp, Rubicon Express, G2 Axle & Gear and Smittybilt. The course will feature a 40-‐ft long rock barrier, steep incline/decline, high leaning curve and articulation moguls! Additionally, Pro Off-‐Road racer Jason Scherer will make a special appearance and take his new Ultra 4 buggy, dubbed “The Gavel” for a few hot laps on the Rubicon Trail!
- Red Bull Motocross Riding Trials – Don’t miss thrilling motocross trials demonstrations throughout the weekend with 10-‐time AMA National Trials Champion Geoff Aaron, as well as the chance to meet several Red Bull athletes on Saturday, October 4.
- RC Demo Track – Attendees of all ages are invited to get their hands on the controls and test out the latest RC cars and trucks on the Horizon Hobby “Try Me Track.”
- SHOW-‐N-‐SHINE – Hot 4x4s on display from Off Road Expo fans! Is your daily driver truck, jeep or SUV worthy of being on display all weekend in the O'Reilly Auto Parts Show-‐N-‐Shine Corral? Get more info on how to win the opportunity at www.facebook.com/OffRoadExpo.
- KYMCO ATV & UTV Ride and Drives – Hop on the newest KYMCO ATV’s and UTV’s at this special demo track equipped with dirt, obstacles and action-‐packed excitement under real off-‐road conditions!
- DragonFire Racing Ride Alongs – Take a spin in the latest ATV products from DragonFire Racing with a professional driver.
- SCORE International Experience & Dirt Live Theater – This tribute to the SCORE Baja Legends will include displays of vintage and current desert racing vehicles, as well as a plethora of autograph sessions with past and present racing legends on Saturday, October 4 and Sunday, October 5, from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. SCORE will also host the live draw and unveiling of the official course map for the 47th Annual Tecate SCORE Baja 1000, on Saturday, October 4, at 3 p.m.
- Lucas Oil Off-‐Road Racing at the MAV TV Proving Grounds – Title sponsor Lucas Oil returns with the high-powered, high-‐jumping race trucks from the Pro 4 Unlimited and Pro 2 Unlimited classes racing at the MAV TV Proving Grounds. Professional drivers will demonstrate the capabilities of these amazing 800-‐plus horsepower V8-‐powered machines, on a closed circuit course.
- Professional Off-‐Roader Racers and Celebrities – Racing legends will sign autographs and greet fans throughout the weekend including Brian Deegan, Casey Currie, Carl Renezedder, Rodrigo Ampudia and Austin Kimbrell. Visit www.OffRoadExpo.com for a full schedule of celebrity appearances.
- Off-‐Road Performance Marketplace – More than 300 off-‐road vendors will fill the expo with 10-‐acres of the latest in 4x4 aftermarket parts, accessories, services and the latest industry innovations.
- Miss Lucas Oil Off-‐Road Expo Bikini Contest – On Sunday, October 5, the Bud Light Stage will host beautiful bikini-‐clad women competing for a cash prize, tiara and “Miss Lucas Oil Off-‐Road Expo” title.
- Live Music on the Bud Light Stage – From rock to reggae, stop by the stage and rock out with live music all weekend long.
DISCLAIMER: I received tickets to share my experiences. All thoughts and ideas are my own. All photos are used with permission.