DIRECTIONS

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.


Registration 

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.


Course Description

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.


Call Ups:

Based on USAC CX Rankings. Report to call-up area 10 minutes before start.


Amenities 

Food and vendor expo on both days, with New Belgium Brewing beer available. Race announcements by Larry Grossman. Scoring by D&L Sound.


Notes 

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.


USA Cycling Race license required 

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.


Weather 

Event held rain, snow, or shine. 


Partner hotel

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.


 cyclocross race • EST. 2011

* Non-Cross Cup category **minimum duration of 40 minutes for winner

Schedule

Saturday & Sunday

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