X Games Minneapolis 2018 -- Frequently Asked Questions

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

THE BASICS
WHO? X Games Minneapolis 2018, presented by ESPN, the leading action sports content provider and creator of the X Games.
WHEN? X Games Minneapolis 2018 takes place July 19-22, 2018
WHERE? U.S. Bank Stadium (Home of the Minnesota Vikings), Medtronic Plaza and Downtown East Commons Park
WHAT? Take four days of the best action sports competitions in the world featuring skateboarding, BMX and Moto X, mix with a generous dose of some of the most influential and diverse music acts around today, and zero in on the heart of Minneapolis.
WHY? Because Minneapolis is awesome! Minnesota is home to 10,000 lakes - and two neighboring cities filled with vibrant culture, history, and art.

HOW CAN I FOLLOW X GAMES ON SOCIAL MEDIA?
X Games (@xgames) is available to follow on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and YouTube. Hashtag for X Games Aspen is: #XGAMES, feel free to send your questions here!

IS THERE AN X GAMES APP?
Yes! The 2018 X Games Minneapolis app is available for download on both iTunes and Android mobile.

WHERE IS THE COMPETITION AND CONCERT SCHEDULE FOR X GAMES MINNEAPOLIS?
The full competition schedule is available here. Please note practices are not open to the public. Concerts may be temporarily suspended in severe weather conditions.

HOW CAN I WATCH X GAMES MINNEAPOLIS?
X Games Minneapolis 2018 is streamed WatchESPN for viewers in the United States and across ESPN's online streaming service around the world, with select shows also available on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. For the latest information on tuning into streams of X Games Minneapolis, check out the Tune-In page.

(Outside of North America) Europe: ESPNPlayer.com | Latin America: ESPNPlay.com

CAN I JUST WATCH THE CONCERTS ONLINE?
At this time there are no plans to stream the concerts. However you can catch special TV performances and appearances from various artists during the four days of live television, on ESPN and ABC as well as the post event recap shows on the "World of X Games" on ABC in the following weeks.

HOW CAN I BUY TICKETS?
Tickets for X Games Minneapolis 2018 are available through xgames.com and on-site at the U.S. Bank Stadium box office.

The box office is open Thursday, July 19 from noon - 7 p.m., Friday, July 20 from 10 a.m. - 11 p.m., Saturday, July 21 from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. and Sunday, July 11 from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Don't forget: On Thursday, July 19 from 5 p.m. - 11 p.m., admission is FREE to the public. Join in the X Fest fun and watch your favorite athletes compete in BMX and Skateboard Vert Finals, plus Skateboard Vert Best Trick.

HOW CAN I TRAVEL TO X GAMES?
Looking for somewhere to stay in Minneapolis? Click here to view the Official X Games Travel Packages including tickets, XIP Lounge Passes, athlete meet & greets and more!

WHERE DOES MY TICKET GET ME?
X Games Minneapolis detailed ticket information is available on the X Games Ticket Page.

WHERE IS THE COMPETITION AND CONCERT SCHEDULE FOR X GAMES MINNEAPOLIS?
The full competition and broadcast schedule will be released soon. Please note practices are not open to the public. Please note: Concerts may be temporarily suspended in severe weather conditions.

WHAT'S A REALLY COOL INSTAGRAM ACCOUNT TO GET TO KNOW MINNEAPOLIS?
Check out MeetMinneapolis. The official convention and visitors association app for Minneapolis.

WHERE CAN I WATCH MORE ACTION SPORTS?
Check out "World of X Games," a weekly TV show on ABC featuring a variety of X Games and athlete-focused content. The series is home to multiple action sports events, and profiles iconic action sports figures as well as athlete and artist highlights, event previews and recaps around X Games Aspen, Norway, Sydney and Minneapolis.

WHAT IS SHRED HATE?
Ten million students are bullied each year in the U.S. We want to change that, which is why X Games and ESPN launched Shred Hate, an initiative to end bullying in schools. Want to help us Shred Hate and spread kindness? Check out Shred Hate for ways to join the fight to end bullying. If you are being bullied, text BULLY to 741741 for 24/7 support.

IS THERE A WINTER X GAMES EVENT?
Yes! Aspen will once again host X Games in January of 2019, bringing fans the world's best athletes to compete in SuperPipe, Slopestyle, Big Air, Snow Bikes and Snowmobile competitions. In addition, the top musical acts will perform at Buttermilk Mountain in the heart of Aspen, Colorado. Don't miss a minute of the X Games Aspen action, with live event coverage on ESPN and ABC and streaming live on WatchESPN and the ESPN app.

DID I HEAR THAT X GAMES IS GOING DOWN UNDER?
You heard right! X Games is heading to Sydney, Australia for the first-ever X Games event on Australian soil, featuring Skateboard, BMX and Moto X competitions at Sydney Olympic Park on Oct. 19-21, 2018. For all the event information, along with tune-in info, check www.xgames.com/sydney.

All Times listed are local Central time. All information is subject to change.

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