Promoter Feld Motor Sports has announced the schedule for the 2013 AMA Supercross Championship. The 17-round schedule is similar to the 2012 calendar but with Minneapolis, Minn., replacing the New Orleans, La., stop.

The season kicks off Jan. 5 in Anaheim, Calif., for the first of two events at Angel Stadium. The Supercross and Supercross Lites West class will continue with four other rounds in California and a round in Phoenix. The Supercross Lites East class begins its season Feb. 16 in Arlington, Texas. Toronto, Canada returns as the lone location outside the U.S.

Making its return to the AMA Supercross tour is the Metrodome in Minneapolis. The Metrodome last hosted AMA Supercross in 2008.

“The 2013 Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, schedule will once again showcase what will arguably be the sport’s deepest field ever inside the world’s premier stadiums,” says Charlie Mancuso, president of Feld Motor Sports. “After reaching milestones in 2012, with sell-outs at the two races at Angel Stadium and the Georgia Dome, Monster Energy Supercross also posted record numbers at the Edward Jones Dome and the tour is on pace to garner the highest attendance figures in the sport’s history. This success clearly identifies that the growing popularity of the sport and will serve as a springboard for 2013.”

2013 AMA Supercross Schedule
Date Venue City
January 5 Angel Stadium Anaheim, Calif.
January 12 Chase Field Phoenix, Ariz.
January 19 Dodger Stadium Los Angeles, Calif.
January 26 O.Co Coliseum Oakland, Calif.
February 2 Angel Stadium Anaheim, Calif.
February 9 Qualcomm Stadium San Diego, Calif.
February 16 Cowboys Stadium Arlington, Texas
February 23 Georgia Dome Atlanta, Ga.
March 2 Edward Jones Dome St. Louis, Mo.
March 9 Daytona International Speedway Daytona Beach, Fla.
March 16 Lucas Oil Stadium Indianapolis, Ind.
March 23 Rogers Centre Toronto, Canada
April 6 Reliant Stadium Houston, Texas
April 13 Metrodome Minneapolis, Minn.
April 20 CenturyLink Field Seattle, Wash.
April 27 Rice-Eccles Stadium Salt Lake City, Utah
May 4 Sam Boyd Stadium Las Vegas, Nev.

[Source: AMA Supercross]