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December 14, 2023 - December 16, 2023

2023 Gateway Dirt Nationals

Ready, set, go! The Gateway Dirt Nationals, an indoor racing event, features Late Model and Open-Wheel Modified classes.

Held at The Dome at America’s Center, the 1/5-mile, semi-banked dirt oval results in tight-quarters racing – and excitement that will keep you on the edge of your seat.

Know Before You Go

Thursday, Friday and Saturday – December 14-16, 23


Event Schedule

Please visit the Gateway Dirt website for an updated race schedule.

About the Event

The Gateway Dirt Nationals is the only indoor stock car race featuring Super Late Models, and Open Wheel Modifieds.  The Gateway Dirt Nationals is held in the Dome at America’s Center and features the largest indoor oval dirt track in America, with a semi-banked 1/5-mile dirt surface.

Ticket Information

  • Main Box Office is located at 901 North Broadway between Cole and Convention Plaza to purchase tickets to the event or Pit Passes
  • Secondary Box Office is location is located near the Pit Entrance (Plaza Lobby Room 120) Open 11AM to purchase Pit Tickets and Tickets to the event.
  • All guests 2 years old and older are required to have a ticket
  • Attendees are required to have a Gateway Dirt National event ticket and Pit Tickets to enter Pits.
  • Will Call is located at Main Box Office 901 North Broadway at 11AM

Entrance Information

Everyone must have a ticket to enter the event.

Pit Doors

  • Pit Doors open at 11:00am each day. (Event Ticket and Pit Ticket must be purchased and are required for entry to the pits)
  • Pits Entrance is located at the Convention Center Hall 3 Doors (Inside the Convention Center)
  • A waiver must be filled out prior to entering the Pits. The waiver is available at a table located inside the Convention Center by the Hall 3 Door.
  • Those who purchased Pit Tickets will be allowed to go to their seats at 2:00pm

Main Gates

  • Doors open at 2:00pm each day
  • Entry A and B (Thursday, Friday, and Saturday)
  • ADA Entrance is Located at Entry A (All days) and Broadway Central (Friday and Saturday)


Please visit getaroundstl.com for parking options.

Important Policies

Assigned Seating
All guests are required to sit in the location of the seat assigned according to their event ticket. Failure to comply with this assigned seating policy are subject to immediate ejection.

Bag Policy
Approved bags include diaper bags/parent bags, clear plastic bags no larger than 12″ x 6″ x 12″, standard 1-gallon disposable zip-top bags, or a small clutch, with or without a handle, no larger than 4.5″ x 6.5″. Any bags outside of the above will not be allowed into the venue. All bags are subject to search.

Code of Conduct
The Dome at America’s Center is committed to creating a safe, comfortable, and enjoyable entertainment experience. Guests have a right to expect an environment where:

  • Guests will enjoy every event free from disruptive behavior, including foul or abusive language or obscene gestures.
  • Guests will consume alcoholic beverages in a responsible manner. Intervention with an impaired, intoxicated or underage guest will be handled in a prompt and safe manner.
  • Guests will sit only in their ticketed seats and show their tickets when requested.
  • Guests who engage in fighting, throwing objects or attempting to enter the restricted areas will be immediately ejected from the venue.
  • Guests will not smoke in the venue.
  • There will not be any obscene or indecent messages on signs or clothing.
  • Guests will comply with requests from venue staff regarding facility operations and emergency response procedures. Guests will also be responsible for their own good time by reporting inappropriate behavior.
  • Guests will be able to communicate instantly, discreetly and directly with America’s Center guest service center if assistance is needed in dealing with an unruly fan, a cleanup in their section or any issues and concerns that a guest may feel the need to report.
  • Guests who violate the Code of Conduct may be subject to ejection without refund and, to the extent their conduct constitutes a violation of law, may be subject to arrest.

Drop-offs/Pick-ups are suggested on Convention Plaza and 7th Street for access at Gate A and after 1:00PM at Broadway Central on Broadway just north of Convention Plaza.

Event Re-Entry
In order to provide the safest environment for all guests, staff, participants, guests will not be permitted to exit and re-enter the America’s Center during events. Guests wishing to exit America’s Center for any reason will not be allowed back into the facility.

Lost or Separated Parties
Guest should notify the Guest Services or Public Safety team for assistance.

Mobile Tickets
For information on mobile tickets please visit the Ticketmaster website.

Photo Policy
PROHIBITED: Professional cameras (meaning cameras with removable lens. Cameras must be able to fit into a shirt pocket), video cameras, Go Pros, iPads, audio equipment and selfie sticks

Prohibited Items
The following items are prohibited from entering The Dome at America’s Center:

Large bags of any kind, Weapons, Food not dispensed by dome concessionaires, Glass Containers (of any kind) Beverages, Alcoholic Beverages, Chains (of any kind), Bottles, Cans, Coolers, Containers, Thermoses, Glitter or Confetti, Peanuts in the shell, Projectiles (i.e. Frisbees, footballs or beach balls), Poles or sticks of any kind, Laser Pens or Laser Pointers, Laptop Computers, Animals or pets (not including service animals), Artificial noisemakers of any kind (i.e. cowbells or air horns), Illegal drugs or Substances, Fireworks, Candles, Flares, Balloons, Firearms, Knives, Missiles and Weapons of any kind, Mace and Pepper Gas, Any item that could obstruct a guest’s view of the event, Any other item deemed dangerous or inappropriate by management, Any other item/s deemed to be offensive or of risk.

Public Transportation
The Convention Center MetroLink stop is located at 6th and Washington and conveniently located to The Dome at America’s Center. For information about MetroBus, MetorLink or Metro Call-A-Ride please visit the Metro St Louis website.

For safety purposes, all guests entering the Dome at America’s Center are required to pass a security check that includes a walk-thru metal detector. In the event the metal detector alerts, you may be asked to empty the contents of your pockets and pass thru the metal detector again. The Dome at America’s Center reserves the right to confiscate items which may cause danger or disruption to the event or other guests, or which are in breach of building policies and/or prohibited items. Any guest who declines to be searched may be denied entry or ejected from the Dome at America’s Center.

Smoking Policy
The Dome at America’s Center is a smoke-free facility. A designated smoking area is set up in the courtyard near Gate A to allow guests access to smoke.

Guests are prohibited from bringing weapons into the arena. The Dome at America’s Center does not provide weapon lockers and will not check in weapons at Guest Services. Weapons include, but are not limited to, the following: firearms, explosives, stun guns, handcuffs, brass knuckles, sticks, clubs, batons, martial arts instruments, pepper spray, tear gas, knives, etc. Guests found in possession of the above-mentioned items will be asked to remove the item from the facility or dispose of it. Guests who refuse to comply will be ejected from the facility and may be subject to arrest.

This information is subject to change at any time.


December 14, 2023
December 16, 2023
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America’s Center & The Dome
801 Washington Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63101 United States
(314) 342-5036
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