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VIDEO: Orlando to Host Monster Jam’s World Finals in 2019 and 2020

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Feld Entertainment’s Monster Jam, which has rocked Orlando since 2002, announced Wednesday Orlando will be the first host city for its World Finals, happening at Camping World Stadium in a 2-day event of unprecedented stunts, races, and fireworks for the whole family to enjoy.

In a joint press conference at Orlando’s Camping World Stadium, Monster Jam, City of Orlando and Orange County officials today announced plans for Monster Jam World Finals XX in 2019 and XXI in 2020.

“We are thrilled to announce the next step in the evolution of the Monster Jam franchise as we embark on a new chapter. Like other major sporting events, such as the Super Bowl and the NCAA Final Four, Feld Entertainment will bring our marquee event to world class destinations across the U.S., starting here in Orlando with our 20th Anniversary of Monster Jam World Finals,” said Kenneth Feld, Chairman & CEO, Feld Entertainment. “Orlando is a city that is not only a premier sports destination, but it’s a city synonymous with family entertainment.  We’re excited to make Monster Jam World Finals accessible to even more fans, with the anticipation of over 50,000 fans from around the world converging on “The City Beautiful.”

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Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer expresses his excitement for Monster Jam World Finals during a joint press conference Wednesday, September 5, 2018. Florida National News photo/Willie David.

“Bringing Monster Jam World Finals to Camping World Stadium next year is a big deal for Orlando and further proof we are one of the country’s premier sports event destinations,” said Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer. “We’re grateful for our longstanding partnership with Feld Entertainment and can’t wait to see our stadium packed with fans of Monster Jam’s premier event.”

“We are thrilled to host Monster Jam World Finals in Central Florida,” said Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs. “There’s simply no place like Orlando when it comes to a family and fan-friendly environment. We welcome fans from around the world to our great community for this action-packed event.”

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Central Florida Sports Commission CEO Jason Siegel at the joint press conference Wednesday, September 5, 2018. Florida National News photo/Willie David.

“On behalf of our board of directors and community partners, we are looking forward to hosting Monster Jam World Finals in 2019 and 2020,” said Jason Siegel, CEO of the Central Florida Sports Commission. “We want to thank the Feld family for the opportunity to welcome one of their premier events to Camping World Stadium, and we know their fans and athletes will have a tremendous experience here in Central Florida.“

World Finals officials

Elected officials, Feld Entertainment and the Central Florida Sports Commission worked together to make Orlando the launching pad for the 2019 Monster Jam World Finals: (l-r) Orlando Commissioner Regina Hill (2nd left), Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer, seasoned Monster Jam World Finals driver Candice Jolly, Feld Entertainment CEO Kenneth Feld, Orange County resident and Monster Jam driver Bari Musawwir, Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs, Seminole County Commissioner Lee Constantine, Orange County Commissioner Victoria Siplin, Central Florida Sports Commissioner Jason Siegel, Son-uva Digger monster truck driver Ryan Anderson, Grave Digger monster truck driver Adam Anderson. Photo: Feld Entertainment.

Monster Jam World Finals XX will be held at Camping World Stadium May 10–11, 2019 featuring all-new competition formats, including an elevated starting line above the seats and seven championship crowning moments. The championship weekend will deliver unprecedented access to the most Monster Jam athletes and the larger-than-life Monster Jam trucks they drive.

Tickets to Monster Jam World Finals XX go on pre-sale to preferred customers starting October 16 and on sale to the public starting November 1. For more information, visit the World Finals Hub  and tune into the Monster Jam 2019 Season Kickoff live on MonsterJam.com, Tuesday, September 18 at 7:00 PM EST.

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