GPS address - New Belgium Brewing, 500 Linden Street, Fort Collins, CO 80524.
From I-25, take exit 269B Mulberry Street west. North on 9th street, then east on Buckingham. Follow signs/volunteer instructions to parking.
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 @7pm 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.
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.
We have a block of double queen rooms for $96/night at:
Best Western Kiva Inn
1638 E. Mulberry St
Fort Collins, CO 80524
Phone: (970) 484-2444
This rate is available for Friday 11/10 and Saturday 11/12, and the offer is good until October 15 or when we fill up the block.
Call the hotel directly and mention Cross of the North to get the special rate.
* Non-Cross Cup category **minimum duration of 40 minutes for winner