GPS address - New Belgium Brewing, 500 Linden Street, Fort Collins, CO 80524.
From I-25, take exit 269B Mulberry Street/CO-14 west for 2.9 miles. Turn right on Lemay, go 0.8 miles, then turn left on Buckingham. Follow signs/volunteer instructions to parking.
Click here to download our PDF venue map. Racer parking is located on the eastern portion of the New Belgium property. To reach race registration and the expo from parking, proceed west along Buckingham (on foot or on your bike) to the employee parking lot entrance. Or, follow the pedestrian walkway through the course. The pit area is east of the expo area and accessible from the expo area and Buckingham. Start area is on the north side of the course. Kids ride course is right in the middle, on top of what we call the lime pile. Restrooms are located near the pits and the expo area.
Pre-Registration available at www.bikereg.com/2017COTN. Online: $35 for adult racers. Under-18 free in any category. A service fee applies to online registrations. Online registration closes Thursday, November 9th @10pm MST. Race Day registration: $40, closes 45 minutes before race. 2nd race (same day) $15 via pre-reg when registering simultaneously with 1st race, or when registering for 2nd race onsite. Pre-reg refunds considered on a case-by-case basis.
USAC regulation course of approximately 3km with challenges for every rider: sand pit, run-ups, off-camber, tight turns, and power sections. One two-way pit will be located midway through the course. Course will be open for preview 7-8:00 a.m. and 12:05-12:30 p.m. each day, and when the green flag is displayed per BRAC protocol. Riders inspecting the course who pass any rider still competing may lose their call up position and/or be disqualified.
Course preview video here.
Based on USAC CX Rankings. Report to call-up area 10 minutes before start.
Food and vendor expo on both days, with New Belgium Brewing beer available. Race announcements by Larry Grossman. Scoring by D&L Sound.
All USAC rules apply. Entry Fee includes BRAC Rider Surcharge of $1.75 and USA Cycling Insurance Surcharge of $3.75. USAC waiver must be signed by all racers or parent/legal guardian for anyone 18 years of age or younger.
Annual licenses available online at www.usacycling.org. USAC 1-Day Beginner license: $10, only for Cat 5 men, women, and juniors. Can be purchased online at www.usacycling.org/events/?state=CO, select appropriate event, then click on Purchase One-Day License. Bring receipt to race. Check USAC website for availability and instructions for USAC 1-Day Experienced and Ride/Ride Plus Licenses.
BRAC Annual membership recommended to avoid BRAC 1-Day membership ($5) on race day. (BRAC 1-Day Membership exempt with USAC 1-Day or Out-of-State riders). BRAC annual membership is required to obtain points for BRAC CUP competitions.
Event held rain, snow, or shine.
* Non-Cross Cup category **minimum duration of 40 minutes for winner