Need some excitement to start the new year? Come see the Monster Jam Triple Threat Series at the Golden 1 Center, taking place Jan. 19–21. The event will feature “the eight most intense athletes of Monster Jam,” using fierce and customized trucks, ATVs and Speedsters. The eight competitors include Krysten Anderson (driving Grave Digger); Armando Castro (driving El Toro Loco); Cynthia Gauthier (driving Monster Mutt Dalmatian); Bernard Lyght (driving Alien Invasion); Tristan England (driving EarthShaker); Camden Murphy (driving Pirate’s Curse); Travis Groth (driving Megalodon); and Tyler Groth (driving Zombie). The Monster Jam will be packed with plenty of excitement, as twins Tyler and Travis Groth compete against each other; 19-year old Krysten Anderson carries on the family legacy of the Grave Digger (her father, Dennis Anderson is the creator, team owner and former driver of Grave Digger); and rookie of the year Camden Murphy emerges from “The Dark Sea” with Pirate’s Curse. Also, fan favorite trucks Alien Invasion, El Toro Loco, Monster Mutt Dalmatian and EarthShaker will compete in some of their first races of 2018! The first event starts on Friday, Jan. 19 at 7 p.m. The jam kicks off Saturday, Jan. 20 at 7 p.m., while the Pit Party is open from 4:30–6 p.m.—pit passes are available to purchase for $10 each. The final day commences Sunday, Jan. 21 at 1 p.m., with the Pit Party open from 10:30 a.m.–12 p.m. Tickets are on sale now through starting at $15. All ages!

**This write-up first appeared in print on page 10 of issue #256 (Jan. 1 – 15, 2018)**