Avoid the traffic and parking lot mud Monday if you are going to World Ag Expo opening day tomorrow.

Expo officials are encouraging attendees to use the free Park and Ride services.

There are five all-weather parking locations where attendees can catch a shuttle bus to the 43rd annual World Ag Expo.

The Tulare Park and Ride locations make round trip runs every 15 minutes. The one Visalia location picks up and drops off every 30 minutes.

Pickup and drop off at West Gate 2:

• Preferred Outlets at Tulare: 1407 Retherford St. Tulare

• Tulare Airport

Pickup and drop off at East Gate 12:

• Tulare County Fairgrounds • Mid-Valley Cotton Gin • First Assembly of God Church: 3737 S. Akers St., Visalia

World Ag Expo 2010 open its three-day run tomorrow at the International Agri-Center grounds. An estimated 100,000 visitors from 67 countries are expected to attend this year. The expo has booked 1,600 exhibitors for the 2.6 million square feet of show grounds. World Ag Expo tickets are $12 at the gate. Attendees who register for their World Ag Expo Collectors’ badges at one of the three onsite registration centers will receive complimentary admission to West Coast Nationals on the same day and will be automatically entered to win a Yamaha Rhino 700 FI 4x4, “Free Fuel for a Year” from Fleet Card Fuels and 1-year use of a Massey Ferguson 2680 HD.