Monster Jam® Roars Back Into San Diego After Two-Year Hiatus With Action-Packed Weekend Of Family Fun


It’s time to fire up the engines again as the most action-packed motorsports experience for families in the world today roars back into San Diego for an adrenaline-charged weekend at Petco Park on Saturday, January 15 and Sunday, January 16, 2022, marking the much-anticipated return of the first Monster Jam event back in San Diego welcoming back fans at 100% full capacity following the pandemic pause.

Celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, Monster Jam features world-class athletes locked in intense competitions of speed and skill. SoCal motorsports fans will witness heated rivalries, high-flying stunts and fierce head-to-head battles for the Event Championship. Engineered to perfection, the 12,000-pound Monster Jam trucks push all limits going head-to-head for points in Freestyle, Skills, Donuts and Racing competitions.

The Stadium Series Champion will receive a highly coveted automatic bid to the prestigious Monster Jam World Finals® to compete for the title of World Champion, scheduled for May 2022 in Orlando.

Featuring 12 skilled athletes fighting for the title

Monster Jam drivers are trained, world-class male and female athletes who have mastered not only the physical strength and mental stamina needed to compete, but the vital dexterity to control 12,000-pound machines capable of doing backflips, vertical two-wheel skills and racing at speeds up to 70 miles-per-hour to produce jaw-dropping, live motorsports action seen around the world.

The all-star San Diego Stadium Championship Series features 12 skilled athletes fighting for the championship while putting on a spectacle, constantly innovating and always entertaining. Featured trucks/drivers include:

  • Grave Digger driven by Adam Anderson
  • Max-D driven by Colton Eichelberger
  • Monster Mutt driven by Charlie Pauken
  • Megalodon driven by Cory Rummell
  • Soldier Fortune driven by Kayla Blood

  • Great Clips Mohawk Warrior driven by Bryce Kenny
  • El Toro Loco driven by Kraig Champion
  • Bakugan Dragonoid driven by Camden Murphy
  • Avenger driven by Jim Koehler
  • AXE driven by Chris Koehler
  • Jurassic Attack driven by Paul Jensen
  • Vendetta driven by Mike Christensen

Five-time Monster Jam World Finals champion Adam Anderson gets behind the wheel of the legendary black and green wrecking machine Grave Digger®, celebrating its 40th anniversary this year.

2020 Triple Threat Central Series® champion Colton Eichelberger, representing team Max-D™, makes his Stadium Championship Series debut.

Charlie Pauken returns to his roots driving Monster Mutt®, the truck he drove when he claimed the 2010 Monster Jam World Finals Freestyle Championship.

GUINNESS WORLD RECORD™ title holder, Bryce Kenny, in Great Clips Mohawk Warrior®, aims to crush the competition against Megalodon®, the truck that redefined the phrase “jumping the shark” and set the GUINNESS WORLD RECORD title for the most monster trucks jumped by a monster truck, driven by Cory Rummell.

Military veteran, Kayla Blood, in Soldier Fortune™ and 2019 Rising Star driver, Camden Murphy, in Bakugan Dragonoid™ also look to lock in the championship.

While family rivalry pits two-time Monster Jam World Finals Freestyle Champion, Jim Koehler, in
Avenger against his own son Chris Koehler driving the fire truck themed AXE.

Monster Jam Pit Party

The popular Monster Jam Pit Party fan experience will return to San Diego now on both Saturday and Sunday, where fans can see the massive trucks up close, meet their favorite drivers and crews, take pictures and enjoy other family-friendly fun.

Monster Jam

This unique experience is the only place that allows people to get up close access to the Monster Jam teams and get an insider’s look at how these trucks are built to stand up to the competition. Pit Passes are available for $20 for this VIP experience.


Saturday, January 15, 2022:
Event Times – 7PM
Pit Party open from 2:30PM–5:30PM
(Saturday Event Ticket & Pit Pass required for entry)

Sunday, January 16, 2022:
Event Time – 3PM
Pit Party open from 11:30AM–1:30PM
(Sunday Event Ticket & Pit Pass required for entry)

Petco Park, 100 Park Boulevard San Diego, CA

Get tickets now!

Tickets are affordably priced for the whole family! Tickets and Pit Passes will be available for purchase online at Ticketmaster.

Be a Monster Jam Preferred Customer

Sign up today to become a Monster Jam Preferred Customer HERE to get exclusive early access to the pre-sale offer code to purchase advance tickets starting today to get the best seats available before tickets go on-sale to the general public next week on Tuesday, September 21.

Stay healthy while having fun

As the pandemic recovery progresses, Monster Jam is monitoring changes to government mandates, public health guidelines and industry standards and is working closely with our venue partners to adjust protocols for the safety and wellness of guests based on state and local requirements. For details about Monster Jam’s Ultimate Lineup for Fan Wellness, please go here.

Please monitor the venue website, Petco Park, for health and safety policies, including face covering and entry requirements, which are subject to change.

See you there, San Diego!

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