THE AUS-X OPEN
AUSTRALIA’S GREATEST SUPERCROSS EVENT
Draft – Official Schedule TBC
12:00 pm – Pit Party Starts
2:30 pm – VIP Doors Open
3:00 pm – Afternoon Practice and Qualifying
4:30 pm – Public Doors Open
6:00 pm – AUS-X Open Start time
10:00 pm – Approximate AUS-X Open conclusion
WORLD CLASS EVENT
World class international Supercross Racing, Insane Freestyle Motocross competition, Live music, Stunning pyrotechnics and effects, Autograph signings, stalls, demonstrations, giveaways and fun for all ages in the Monster Energy Pit Party
The Monster Energy AUS-X Open doubles as the fifth and final round of the Australian Supercross Championship, and Grand Final of the FIM Oceania Supercross Championship – the most prestigious Supercross Championship, outside of the USA
Since launching in Sydney in 2015, almost 100,000 fans have been left captivated by ‘the 20/20 of motorsports’ due to its short, exciting and energetic racing. Famed for its non-stop entertainment, suitable to audiences of all ages, the anticipation for this year’s AUS-X Open Melbourne event will be elevated to new heights, with just the one chance, to see the best Supercross riders in the world go head-to-head with the very best from Australia and New Zealand.
EXCLUSIVE PIT PARTY
As always before the gate drops and the racing takes place, the Pit Party is where all the pre-event action is at. Fans who arrive early to Marvel Stadium have exclusive access in the concourse area, where they can meet their favorite Supercross and Freestyle Motocross stars, get their autographs and take photos. Fans can also experience the wide variety of activations spread throughout the outside of the venue including live music, Monster Energy girls, sponsor giveaways, and so much more entertainment for fans.
Honda Learn to Ride
For the first time ever the Honda Learn to Ride initiative will be located outside Marvel Stadium in the Monster Energy Pit Party and FREE for all ticket holders, 12 years of age and under. Young supercross fans are urged to jump on the latest Honda CRF50 dirtbike and try out what it is like to ride these incredible machines, with experts on hand supervising and giving our future stars tips and advice. Make sure to bring along the kids and experience the biggest Supercross event in Australian History on November 30.
FMX BEST TRICK/WHIP COMPETITION
Witness the best freestyle motocross riders battle it out under the roof of Marvel stadium to take home the elusive silverware, riders will put on a full-throttle explosive display, throwing out some of the most death-defying tricks ever seen.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
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Located in the heart of Melbourne, Marvel Stadium has welcomed more than 35 million fans through the gates since opening in 2000.
Renowned for regularly staging some of Australia’s favourite events including AFL, A-League and BBL under the famous retractable roof, Marvel Stadium has also hosted some of the biggest international sporting events such as UFC193, Soccer World Cup Qualifiers and International Rugby Union tests.
Marvel Stadium has also hosted many memorable concerts for some of the world’s biggest stars.
MAKE THE MOST OF MELBOURNE
Melbourne is a city that will also keep you guessing.
A culinary capital, there’s high-end cuisine, cheap eats or late-night dining to suit every tastebud. You can discover cutting edge restaurants, hip bars and trendy cafes across the vibrant inner-city neighbourhoods, enjoying the flavours of the world over a cocktail or coffee unrivalled in flavour.
Melbourne is a thriving shopping, arts and cultural hub, too. Discover local boutiques and the very best fashion houses alongside galleries and theatres that welcome a seemingly endless calendar of concerts, productions and plays all-day and all-night.
As well as being a playground for adults, Melbourne features plenty of fun for the whole family, with interactive exhibitions across the year at iconic museums, and wildlife parks and gardens on the city fringes.
In Melbourne, you can explore a laneway, enjoy a full-flavoured coffee or dance the night away at venues open well into the night. It’s all happening in the world’s most liveable city and you’re invited.
Melbourne is a culinary capital, boasting award-winning restaurants, the very best bars and a café scene that celebrate coffee like nowhere else. There’s something to suit every palate, at every hour of the day, so feast away.
BARS & NIGHTLIFE
From rooftop bars to late night bars, cocktails down a laneway or beers at the pub, you’ll never be thirsty in Melbourne. Bar-hop like a local in the world’s most liveable city before dancing the night away at nightclubs featuring everything from jazz and hip-hop, to trance and disco.
Melbourne and coffee go hand-in-hand, and Melburnians love nothing more than a macchiato over brunch at their local café. Enjoy smashed avocado across the city and its neighbourhoods, with breakfast dining well into the afternoon a fixture on the weekend.
Ever-evolving shopping precincts ensure a new experience every time you venture out in Melbourne. A myriad of laneways and arcades harbour untold gems, while department stores and the city’s thoroughfares boast everything from high fashion to fine art, jewellery to accessories.
ARTS & CULTURE
In Melbourne you’ll discover a city buzzing with dynamic and cutting-edge arts and culture. There is the Arts Centre and the National Gallery of Victoria, the Australian Centre for the Moving Image and the Potter Centre featuring Aboriginal art. A thriving theatre precinct welcomes the world’s biggest productions and plays, while concerts entertain the masses at hundreds of live music venues.
You don’t have to journey far from Melbourne to experience breathtaking scenery, amazing coastal walks and pristine waters, spa experiences or a wander through wine regions among the best in the world.
Melbourne’s calendar of events means the city is buzzing with theatre, exhibitions, concerts, festivals and sporting events. Be sure to join the celebration when you’re in town.