Join us Sunday, October 24th for the 2010-11 SoCalCross Prestige Series stop number 6: SLO Cross #1 at El Chorro Regional Park! Racing for all levels! Looking forward to some fun and quality cyclocross racing! All proceeds will go to the San Luis Obispo County Bicycle Coalition and San Luis Obispo County Parks Junior Lifeguards program. The Bicycle Coalition will be providing $5 beers to those of age as well as a pancake breakfast for all that are hungry. Camping is available from SLO county parks at http://www.slocountyparks.com/activities/camp.htm
THE COURSE: The course is a mix of pavement, and dirt. Fast start with a mixture of flowing and tight corners. A sand pit will help break things up as well as a sprial. Each lap is approx. 3km in length. Races are timed circuits on the course based on category.
REGISTRATION: Save $$$ and time, pre-register on-line at: www.sportsbaseonline.com You will be automatically entered to win a CX frame and Fork! Series passes available. Online registration closes Thursday, October 21st at 9:00PM (Pacific). Race Day registration is available opens at 7:00am and closes 20 minutes prior to each race start. PRE-REG AT: http://www.sportsbaseonline.com/events/?categoryId=32029
ENTRY FEE: Pre-Registration entry is $28.00. Second race entry is $5.00. Junior races (10-18) are FREE with USA Cycling license or one-day license is available for $10. Juniors must pay regular entry fee for category races if NOT entering Junior race.
USA CYCLING LICENSE FEE: A valid USA Cycling license is required for all race participants at USAC sanctioned events in the Series. Annual licenses can be purchased online at: www.USACycling.org or on race day. Cost for USAC annual license is $60 ($30 for Juniors) and expire on 12/31/2010. A 2010 license can be purchased starting 12/1/2010.
USAC One-Day license is available with pre-registration or on race day for $10. One Day licensed riders are eligible to race CX4 level events including Masters categories: Women 35+, 45+, Men 35+ 3/4, Men 45+ and 55+.
RULES: Event held under USA Cycling Permit. All 2010 USA Cycling and CX rules apply. Event will be held rain or shine, no refunds. Cyclocross and Mountain Bikes (no bar ends) are best. Bike and wheel changes and water feeds are allowed in the designated pit areas. Riders must wear helmets when on the bike at all times. Riders shall stay on the course or existing trails. Respect the venue and local residents. Please do not preview or warm up on the course while a race is in progress. Please show up early with plenty of time in between race waves to get on the course.
CATEGORIES & UPGRADES: Detailed information on categories and upgrades can be found at www.USACycling.org
As a general rule, Road and MTB riders who race Cyclocross should be racing in categories as listed below.
The Prestige Series discourages sandbagging.
Please upgrade when eligible.
Cyclocross Cat 1: Road Pro or Cat 1; MTB Pro
Cyclocross Cat 2: Road 2; MTB 1 or 2
Cyclocross Cat 3: Road 3 or 4; MTB 1 or 2
Cyclocross Cat 4: Road 4 or 5; MTB 3; One-day license
CYCLOCROSS RACING AGE: A rider’s racing age for the 2010-11 Cyclocross Season is the ‘racing age’ they’ll be the year of the CX World Championships which take place in January 30-31, 2011. Therefore, your racing age for the cyclocross season is based on your age as of 12/31/2011.
RESULTS: Race results will be posted near the awards area immediately following each race. Please make sure to check your results within the 15 minute posting/protest period or they will be final. Weekly Race Results and Overall Series Standings are posted online at: www.SoCalCross.org