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The Venue: Serving as the home field for the University of Southern California Trojans since opening its doors to Los Angeles in 1923, The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum has held countless historic sporting events during nine decades of celebrated history. It is the only facility in the world to play host to two Olympiads (X and XXIII), two Super Bowls (I and VII) and one World Series (1959). Declared by the United States Government as a State and Federal Historical Landmark in 1984, the stadium is credited with helping start the migration of professional sports teams to the West Coast. The Dodgers, Rams, Raiders and Chargers at one time all called The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum home.
When: July 29 & 31, 2010
What: Moto X Freestyle will take center stage in the L.A. Memorial Coliseum and showcases the world's best freestyle motocross riders. Returning in its fourth year at X Games, the discipline of Moto X Super X (formerly Moto X Racing) will showcase the premier stadium motocross racers with disciplines in the Men's, Women's and Adaptive categories.
As the fastest event at the X Games, Rally Car Racing will move to its new home at The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in 2010. Rally Car SuperRally will make its debut flying through the peristyles and speeding around the track inside The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.
BMX Freestyle Big Air, Skateboard Big Air and Skateboard Big Air Rail Jam will also be featured inside The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, using the massive ramp on which athletes will choose to launch over a gap of 50 or 70 feet and continue into a 27-foot quarterpipe.
The Venue: STAPLES Center, located in downtown Los Angeles, is the sports and entertainment center of the world, having hosted more than 1200 events and 20 million guests since opening on October 17, 1999. STAPLES Center is home to four professional sports franchises - the NBA's Los Angeles Lakers and Los Angeles Clippers, the NHL's Los Angeles Kings and the WNBA's Los Angeles Sparks. STAPLES Center continues to distinguish itself as the host of major, high-profile events of national and international distinction, including the NBA All-Star Game, NHL All-Star Game, the Grammy Awards, the 2000 Democratic National Convention, Pac-10 Basketball Championships and the X Games.
STAPLES Center has also been marked with landmark performances and special events including concerts by U2, Paul McCartney, Justin Timberlake, Don Henley, Madonna, the Rolling Stones, Britney Spears, Prince, the Dave Matthews Band, Garth Brooks, the Eagles and many others.
Located in the heart of downtown Los Angeles, the four-million square-foot L.A. LIVE mixed-used development sits on 27 acres across more than six city blocks. Building off the tremendous success of STAPLES Center, L.A. LIVE has expanded the entertainment content in downtown Los Angeles' South Park neighborhood with complementing venues, fully functioning broadcast studios, restaurants, cafes, cinemas, bowling lanes, music clubs and a cultural museum.
When: July 30 & Aug. 1, 2010
What: Moto X Step Up will be held inside the STAPLES Center for a fourth consecutive year. Fan-favorites Moto X Best Trick and Moto X Best Whip will also be held inside the STAPLES Center. For the first time, Moto X Speed & Style will be held inside the STAPLES Center as the discipline makes its return to the X Games. STAPLES Center doors will open at 4 PM on Friday, July 30, and at 5 PM on Sunday, August 1.
The Venue: Anchoring the new L.A. Live entertainment district, Nokia Theatre (across the street from STAPLES Center) hosts nearly 120 events per year including the most popular music concerts and performances, awards shows, family shows, corporate showcases, product launches, speaker series and television broadcasts emanating from the largest stage in California.
Opening its doors on October 18, 2007 with six sold-out concerts featuring the Eagles and Dixie Chicks, the 71,000-seat venue offers guests mid-sized intimacy, with no seat further from the stage than 220 feet, exceptional comfort and amenities never before offered to guests at similar theatres.
When: July 30, 2010What: For the first time ever, the stage of Nokia Theatre will be transformed into a platform for all the vert competitions, including Skateboard Vert Men's, Women's, Am's, Skateboard Vert Best Trick, as well as BMX Freestyle Vert competitions. The Nokia Theater will open at 1 PM on Friday.
The Venue: The Event Deck at L.A. LIVE (across the street from STAPLES Center and next to Nokia Theatre) will once again serve as home of the X Games Street and Park competition courses for both BMX and Skateboard. As part of the new, one-of-a-kind entertainment district, L.A. LIVE will provide Los Angeles' residents, commuters, guests and tourists with a world-class sports and entertainment destination.
When: July 29 -- Aug. 1, 2010What: BMX Freestyle Park and Skateboard Park (men's and women's) will take place atop the Event Deck at L.A. LIVE. Park will feature a transition-focused design -- blending a variety of terrain and obstacles into one seamless course and highlighting the all-around abilities of the world's best transition BMX riders. BMX Freestyle Street will return to the Event Deck at L.A. LIVE and will follow the same template as X Games mainstay Skateboard Street, showcasing a course with raw street features such as stairs, rails and ledges. Also check out the Skateboard Game Of SK8, Skateboard Park Jam, and Skateboard Park Legends events.
Guest Services is the designated area for all event information and event services.The X Games Guest Services booth at L.A. LIVE is located in the Nokia Plaza, adjacent to the ESPN Zone and is accessible from inside and outside the venue. Inside STAPLES Center, Guest Services is located on the Main Concourse across from aisle M12 and Upper Concourse across from aisle U6. Inside Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE Guest Services is located in the Nokia Lounge Lobby. Guest Services at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum are located inside the stadium at Gate 23 and Gate 4, as well as on the exterior of the stadium on the South East side off of South Coliseum Drive, near the entrance to the to the Sponsor Activation and Pits Area. If you purchase a special tspicketing package please refer to your voucher for specific pick up locations.