29th Annual Northwest Arkansas Mountain Bike Championship

Ride and compete in one of the best Ozark Mountain races around. If you prefer, just sit back and enjoy watching the riders compete. There will be something for the whole family to enjoy. A small fee for racing is required. Contact the park for details.

XXIX

NW ARKANSAS MOUNTAIN BIKE CHAMPIONSHIPS

DEVIL’S DEN STATE PARK

SEPTEMBER 16TH, 2017

FRIDAY 9/15/2017

6:30 to 9:00pm Race Registration:  Meet at the audio visual room located at the Visitor Information Center.

AN AMBCS LICENSE IS  REQUIRED FOR ALL RIDERS!! CAT 1 must ALSO have an annual USA C license.

THERE IS A $10 ADDITIONAL CHARGE IF YOU DO NOT HOLD AN ANNUAL USA CYCLING LICENSE 

SATURDAY 9/16/2017 

7:00am to 12:00noon Registration:  Visitor Information Center’s audio visual room.

RACE TIMES AND INFORMATION

The races will begin in Campground A.   The course will include Racer’s Hill. 

One lap is approximately 6 miles.

9:00am:  All CAT 3, Clydesdales and juniors, except CAT 1 and 2 juniors.  Juniors 12 and under will ride one lap, 6 miles.  Remaining Cat 3’s, Clydesdales, and 13 and above juniors will ride 2 laps, 12 miles.

11:00am:  All CAT 2 and single speed. Cat 2 men, Cat 2 women and single speed:  3 laps, 18 miles.

1:00pm:  All CAT 1. Cat 1 men 13-18. 19-29, 30-39, 40-49: 4 laps, 24 miles.  Cat 1 men 50-59 and 60+, and Cat 1 women 13-18, 19-39, and 40+: 3 laps, 18 miles.  There is a unified start for Cat 1 men 13 through 49, Cat men 50-60+, and all Cat 1 women.  Cat 1 payout will be according to the AMBCS unified field payout chart, or a 90% payout to 40% of the field.  Whichever is the highest payout.   All Cat 1 unified fields will be paid..

2:00pm to 2:30pm TRIALS REGISTRATION:  Meet at the boathouse next to the pool.

2:45pm to 6:00pm RIDE THE DAM OBSERVED TRIALS COMPETITION: Watch this thrilling event as skilled riders jump over man-made and natural objects.  This event will take place next to the lake / cafe area.  Participants need to be there for a riders meeting starting at 2:30pm.  The nine and under, Cat 2 and Cat 3 start at 2:45.  Cat 1’s will start at 4:30.

6:00pm to 8:00pm Awards for the race and trials competition Also swag and food!   All competitors need to meet at the playground pavilion for awards, swag and food.   After the trials, we will fire-up the outside charcoal grill to cook hamburgers and hot dogs.   For homemade ice cream, you need to bring a spoon and bowl; you have to crank to eat!!

FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL DEVIL’S DEN STATE PARK AT 1(479) 761.3325 OR E-MAIL tim.scott@arkansas.gov.

 

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