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USA Cycling Announces 2021 Championships schedule

By: Tara McCarthy  September 15, 2020

USA Cycling announced today the majority of its 2021 USA Cycling National Championships schedule.

While 2020 has been a difficult year for competition, USA Cycling is looking ahead to 2021 to continue its history of providing great National Championships across all cycling disciplines. With a priority on the safety of all involved at our Nationals Championships, all dates and locations will be subject to change dependent on the status of the COVID pandemic.

Mountain Bike Nationals will return for a second year to Winter Park Resort, July 9-18, with an expanded schedule to include the inaugural High School Bike Festival, High School Mountain Bike National Championship races, and a Collegiate Fair. Collegiate Mountain Bike Nationals will take place in Durango, Colo. at Purgatory Resort, the host of the first Mountain Bike World Championships, on October 14-17. Marathon Mountain Bike will be held in early September at a soon to be announced location.

Collegiate Road Nationals returns for a second year to the Peach State in Augusta, Ga, home to many past USA Cycling National Championships, on May 7-9. USA Cycling returns to Knoxville, TN for a third year for Pro Road Nationals where racers will face the podium defining hills in the criterium, road race, and time trial on June 17-20. Amateur Road Nationals will head for the first time to Clay County, FL on June 24-27. Para Road Nationals will take place in Boise, ID in a partnership between Boise Development Cycling and Challenged Athletes Foundation on July 8-11. Gran Fondo Nationals will return to the previously scheduled location of Asheville, NC on July 18. Masters Road Nationals are currently slated for early August with a location to be finalized and announced shortly.

Elite, Junior, and Para Track Nationals will head to Carson, CA at the Dignity Sports Park VELO Center, July 1-7. Collegiate Track Nationals will be held at the Major Taylor Velodrome in Indianapolis, Ind., home of Marian University, September 9-11. Masters Track Nationals will round out track Nationals with a return to Valley Preferred Cycling Center in Breinigsville, Pa. on September 14-19.

In partnership with USA BMX the Elite BMX, Collegiate BMX, and Freestyle National Championships will be announced at a later date.

The 2021 National Championship schedule will close with Cyclocross Nationals, taking place in December, at a location which will be announced later this year.

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