• What you need to know: Monster Jam Triple Threat Series comes to Vystar Veterans Memorial Arena

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    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Monster Jam Triple Threat Series will be tearing up the Vystar Veterans Memorial Arena Saturday and Sunday.

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    5 THINGS TO KNOW AHEAD OF MONSTER JAM:

    • Tickets can be purchased here. Attendees age two and older require a ticket.
    • All guests and bags are subject to a full search and screen with a metal detector. Bags, backpacks and purses larger than 12 inches by 6 inches by 12 inches are not permitted.
    • Fans are invited to the Pit Party to get up close and personal with the drivers and trucks before the event starts. Saturday's Pit Party is from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. and Sunday's Pit Party is from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    • You can be part of a live judging panel by logging on to www.JudgesZone.com. You'll have 20 seconds after a Monster Jam truck's run is over to enter your score and the truck with the highest average wins the competition.
    • Monster trucks are LOUD! Disposable ear plugs and Monster Jam Tire novelty ear protection will be sold by vendors while supplies last.

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    5 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT MONSTER JAM:

    • Each Monster Jam truck is about 10 feet tall, 17 feet long, and weighs 12,000 pounds. Each individual tire weighs 645 pounds.
    • The trucks burn three gallons of methanol fuel per minute to produce 1,500 horsepower.
    • Different events at Monster Jam include head-to-head races, donut competitions, freestyle and the two-wheel skills challenge.
    • Monster Jam Triple Threat also has ATV (all-terrain vehicles) and Speedster (UTV) races.
    • Monster Jam has been touring Monster Trucks all over the country since 1992.

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