PHOTOS: Loretta Lynn's MX Kick Off

A collection of photos from kick-off day at the 2016 Loretta Lynn's Amateur MX National Championship in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee

Loretta Lynns Amateur MX 2016, Day 1
Hard to believe that just days ago, this ground was grown over and a racetrack was unrecognizable. Throughout the year the course is closed for any riding or racing.Photo by Jacob Souder
Loretta Lynns Amateur MX 2016, Day 1
The early morning light shines through the trees and falls upon former pro Robbie Reynard. Robbie continues to return to the ranch and race in the Junior +25 class.Photo by Jacob Souder
Loretta Lynns Amateur MX 2016, Day 1
A long way from home. Canadian Ryan Gauld makes his first laps on the fresh course Monday morning for practice. Ryan is not the only international competitor in his class. Michael Carter is racing Junior 25 + as well coming all the way from the UK.Photo by Jacob Souder
Loretta Lynns Amateur MX 2016, Day 1
From Simi Valley, CA. Supermini standout Carson Mumford aboard his Amsoil Honda racing CRF150R.Photo by Jacob Souder
Loretta Lynns Amateur MX 2016, Day 1
The youngest of the Masterpool family, whom now call Texas home. Ty has been a rising star the past few years and finished 4th at this event in 2015.Photo by Jacob Souder
Loretta Lynns Amateur MX 2016, Day 1
It’s not only the pros who have nice setups. The Carter Halpain piloted, EBR performance tuned YZ250F will compete in the schoolboy 12-16 B/C class this week.Photo by Jacob Souder
Loretta Lynns Amateur MX 2016, Day 1
A crossroads. Throughout the campgrounds, roads, and tracksides you will find motocross memorabilia reminiscent of past champions or significant competitors.Photo by Jacob Souder
Loretta Lynns Amateur MX 2016, Day 1
A large billboard as you pull into the main road lets you know you have made it.Photo by Jacob Souder
Loretta Lynns Amateur MX 2016, Day 1
2015 Mini Sr Champion and Factory KTM/Red Bull sponsored Peirce Brown prepares for practice.Photo by Jacob Souder
Loretta Lynns Amateur MX 2016, Day 1
Factory Suzuki 85cc contender Crockett Myers and father Bronson Myer discuss strategy.Photo by Jacob Souder
Loretta Lynns Amateur MX 2016, Day 1
The creek the runs through the camp is a great way to cool off after the hot motos. Loretta Lynn’s ranch definitely has a family friendly atmosphere.Photo by Jacob Souder
Loretta Lynns Amateur MX 2016, Day 1
Texas native and KTM orange brigade backed Parker Washburn just wants to pop wheelies, doesn’t care what it’s on.Photo by Jacob Souder
Loretta Lynns Amateur MX 2016, Day 1
Hundreds of racers came from the campgrounds Sunday evening to finally step foot in the soil. A motocross tradition known as “track walk.”Photo by Jacob Souder
Loretta Lynns Amateur MX 2016, Day 1
A 50cc racer and his father during track walk. You never know which one of these youngsters will be the superstar of tomorrow.Photo by Jacob Souder