Thursday, February 15, 2024 | 1:00 PM

The RDC Foundation Announces 2024 Ryder Colvin Scholarship Awards
Online Raffle Currently Active

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (February 15, 2024) – The RDC Foundation is happy to announce the 2024 Ryder Colvin Scholarship Awards, and online raffle that is currently active at

Ryder Colvin was born on December 12, 2003, and sadly passed away on February 9, 2023, while training for LLQ.  The RDC Foundation was created by Ryder’s family along with Grindstone Compound and FMF to form The Ryder Colvin Scholarship Awards. They wanted to help create a way to take financial burden off some amateur racers that have the opportunity to race at the National Event on Loretta Lynn’s Ranch.

To learn more about Ryder and read his Road to Loretta’s story click HERE

Ryder Colvin at the 2021 Monster Energy Amateur National Motocross Championship.
Ryder Colvin at the 2021 Monster Energy Amateur National Motocross Championship. Courtesy RDC Foundation

The online raffle consists of seven different possible prizes including a Honda CRF 110 pit bike, a STACYC 16e balance bike, one week of training at Grindstone Compound, one week of training at Farm 14 with Kevin Windham and Kyle Swanson, a FMF surprise pack, Tagger Designs custom painted helmet and a Marriott Vacations Worldwide 4 day/3-night certificate. 

Tickets are just $20, and all proceeds will be distributed to The Ryder Colvin Loretta Lynn Scholarship Award(s) for the 2024 Monster Energy AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship. The drawing for all prizes will be held the last week of June 2024, purchase your raffle tickets today HERE.

Ryder Colvin taking part in a West Coast motocross race.
Ryder Colvin taking part in a West Coast motocross race. Pinned Images

The Ryder Colvin Scholarship application will open starting on May 27, 2024. The deadline to submit your application will be June 28, 2024, as scholarships will be awarded the first two weeks of July 2024. In 2023 almost $7,500 was awarded to three riders to help them in their efforts to making it down to Hurricane Mills, Tennessee for the Monster Energy AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship. 

Qualifications for the scholarship are that you must finish in a qualifying position in your Regional Championship for LLMX, and that you must be registered to race and attend the National event . For more information, follow the link to

The RDC Foundation would like to give a special thank you to their current supporters, FMF Racing, Grindstone Compound, Pocatello Powersports, Mesquite MX, Tagger Designs and Motocutz.

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For more information on the Monster Energy AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship, visit the series official website at or call (304) 284-0101. Join the conversation on the event’s social media channels, along with receiving the most up-to-date news and exclusive content.

About the Monster Energy AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship

The Monster Energy AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship is the world's largest and most prestigious amateur motocross racing program. The national qualifying program will consist of over 50 Area Qualifiers (February through May) and 13 Regional Championships (May through June), hosted at select motocross facilities across the country. The qualifying system culminates in the National Final (first week in August) hosted annually since 1982 at the home of country music star Loretta Lynn in Hurricane Mills, Tenn. Christened "The World's Greatest Motocross Vacation", the National event serves as a launch pad for some of the biggest names in professional motocross and supercross, including Ricky Carmichael, James Stewart, Ryan Villopoto, and Ryan Dungey. The national program is produced by MX Sports, Inc., a West Virginia-based race production company and is sanctioned by the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA). For more information, visit

About the American Motorcyclist Association

Founded in 1924, the AMA is a not-for-profit member-based association whose mission is to promote the motorcycle lifestyle and protect the future of motorcycling. As the world's largest motorcycling rights and event sanctioning organization, the AMA advocates for riders' interests at all levels of government and sanctions thousands of competition and recreational events every year. The AMA also provides money-saving discounts on products and services for its members. Through the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame in Pickerington, Ohio, the AMA honors the heroes and heritage of motorcycling. For more information, visit
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