Red Bull Crashed Ice World Championships
What: 60,000 spectators are expected to gather along the quarter-mile track for Saturday’s finals.
Where: Track starts next to the St. Paul Cathedral and ends by College Av. W. near I-35E.
Schedule: Thursday, 1:30 p.m., time trials for U.S. skaters. Friday, 12:45 p.m., time trials for international skaters; 7 p.m., elimination round. Saturday, 4 p.m., gates open; 7 p.m., finals.
1. Entrance gates: Top of the course via John Ireland Blvd. and end of the course via College Av. W. Concession stands and portable toilets will be available at both locations.
2. Admission: General admission is free; entrance to the “Crash Zone” entertainment/viewing area is $15.
3. Viewing: There is no place where the entire track is visible to spectators. Large-screen video screens will show the action.
4. Parking: A shuttle bus will run starting at 4 p.m. Saturday from parking lots near the State Capitol.
There will be four pickup stops: at the intersections of Sherburne Av. and Park St., Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. and Cedar St., John Ireland Blvd. and W. 12th St. and on John Ireland Blvd. in front of Department of Transportation building.
Warning: Parking in the neighborhood immediately around the track is limited to vehicles with resident parking stickers. The city is warning that there will be “tagging and towing for non-resident permitted parking.”