Online registration set to close for Cyclo-cross Nationals

  
  



 
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Online Registration Set To Close For Cyclo-cross Nationals!

 

Dear member:

Online registration for the USA Cycling Cyclo-cross National Championships will close at 11:59 p.m. EST on Jan. 4. So if you're planning to race in Madison, Jan. 9-13, you should register now!

Current registration prices are $65 for juniors, collegiate, and non-championship racers, and $85 for U23, masters, elite and singlespeed racers. However, if you wait for onsite registration, the fees will be $80 for non-championship races; $90 for juniors and collegiate races; and $125 for U23 Masters, Elite, and Singlespeed competitions. There will be NO DAY-OF REGISTRATION.

Save money by registering now through your My USA Cycling account. While you're in there, make sure to renew your racing license for 2013 as well. All riders must have a valid 2013 USA Cycling annual license to compete in any championship race at the Cyclo-cross National Championships.

Please make sure to renew your license for 2013 BEFORE arriving at packet pick-up or onsite registration.

 

PACKET PICK-UP & ONSITE REGISTRATION

On-site registration and packet pick-up will open on Tuesday, January 8 at Pasqual's Cantina which is located across the street from the event site at:

100 Cross Country Road
Verona, WI 53593.

There is no day-of registration. Visit the schedule of events for more information on onsite registration and packet pick-up.

 

CYCLO-CROSS NATIONALS LINKS

CATEGORY RESTRICTIONS

For all national championships, riders must meet the following category restrictions:

Men 10-16: No Restriction Women 10-18: No Restriction
Men 17-18: Cat 1/2/3 Only U23 Women: Cat 1/2/3 Only
U23 Men: Cat 1/2/3 Only

Elite Women: Cat 1/2/3 Only

Elite Men: Cat 1/2 Only Women 30-44: Cat 1/2/3 Only
Men 30-54: Cat 1/2/3 Only Women 45+: No Restriction
Men 55+: No Restriction  

COLLEGIATE REGISTRATION INFORMATION

In order to register, each collegiate rider must be marked as qualified by his or her conference director, indicating that the rider has participated in his or her conference season, if one is held. If you are unable to register please contact your Conference Director. Conference Director contact information can be found here.

All collegiate teams must bring this form, filled out by their school registrar, with them to on-site packet pick-up. Riders will NOT be allowed to race without this form!

CALL-UP PROCEDURE

Call-ups for the 2013 Cyclo-cross National Championships will be determined by a rider’s USA Cycling ranking as of January 7, 2013 at 11:59 central time.The rankings will be based on all results received and confirmed by USA Cycling.

In order to maintain their call-up position using their USA Cycling ranking, a rider MUST pre-register online. Participants who register in Madison will be called up in random order behind all of the seeded rows as UCI rules mandate that riders must pre-register online in order to maintain their call-up position for junior 17-18 men, U23 and elite categories. However, the non-UCI classes will still observe the 2011 winner of that particular age group, 2011 national champion from younger age group moving up to the next age group, and top-seven finishers from 2011, even if they register on-site.

Final start lists and seeding for each race will be posted by 9 p.m. the night before. For more information on eligibility, rules, and call-ups, click here.

TRAVEL & ACCOMODATIONS

A special discount for Cyclo-cross National Championships participants has been arranged at five preferred hotels in the area. More information can be found here.

As you're making your travel plans, keep in mind that USA Cycling members are eligible for travel-related discounts on airfare, lodging and bike shipping from partners such as United Airlines and Hertz, among others. Visit our Member Benefits page to learn more about these savings opportunities.

YOU'RE INVITED TO TAKE A SURVEY!

You are invited to participate in an important research study examining psychological factors, coaching, and performance in Cyclo-cross racing.  The survey, which is being conducted by a student at the University of Wisconsin La Crosse, should take approximately 5 minutes and should be completed at least 90 minutes before your primary race at the 2013 Cyclo-cross National Championship (all categories). Participation is completely voluntary and you may ask to have your responses removed from the study at any time for any reason. Please follow this link to take the brief survey. Completion of the survey implies informed consent to participate in the study.Questions regarding study procedures may be directed to Grant Harrison (785-218-4393) or Dr. Teri Hepler (608-785-8164), Department of Exercise and Sport Science, UW-L (608-785-4321). Questions regarding the protection of human subjects may be addressed to the UW-La Crosse Institutional Review Board for the Protection of Human Subjects, (608-785-8124 or irb@uwlax.edu).

MORE INFORMATION

For eligibility rules, schedule of events and venue information, go to the USA Cycling Cyclo-cross National Championships website.

If you have questions, please contact USA Cycling's National Events Manager, Tony Leko, at tleko@usacycling.org.

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