2010 NEBRASKA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP CRITERIUM powered by MONSTER ENERGY
Part of the NORFOLK CLASSIC Cycling WeekendPresented by the Norfolk/Madison County Convention and Visitor's Bureau
Location: Norfolk, Nebraska
Date: June 6, 2010
USAC: Permit #2010-1489
Contact: Dan Spray - firstname.lastname@example.org
BACKGROUNDThe 2010 Norfolk Classic Cycling Weekend concludes with the 2010 Nebraska State Championship Criterium. Held in the historic Riverpoint area in downtown Norfolk, this year's race returns a popular simplified prize list and free entry for junior racers who are annual license holders.
RULES & INFORMATION
Race (Category) Start Time Distance Entry Fee Prizes
A Race (Men 1/2) 12:45 p.m. 75 minutes $25 Cash
Kid's Race 12:20 p.m. FREE! (Sponsored by US92 radio)
B Race (Women 1/2/3) 11:30 a.m. 45 minutes $25 Cash
C Race (Men 3) 10:15 a.m. 60 minutes $25 Cash
D Race (Men 4) 9:15 a.m. 45 minutes $25 Cash
E Race (Men 5 and Women 4 and Juniors) 8:30 a.m. 30 minutes $25 (Juniors free) Medals top 3 places Men 5, Women 4, Junior Men, Junior Women
MASTERS AWARDSThe first place master racer outside of the top five in each race will receive the equivalent of 5th place payment in each of the following age brackets:
Men Cat 1-2: Age 40 - 49
Men Cat 1-2: Age 50+
Men Cat 3: Age 40 - 49
Men Cat 3: Age 50+
Men Cat 4: Age 40 - 49
Men Cat 4: Age 50+
Women Cat 1/2/3: Age 40 - 49
Women Cat 1/2/3: Age 50+
MUST BE A NEBRASKA RESIDENT AND HAVE USA CYCLING ANNUAL LICENSE TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR STATE CHAMPIONSHIP MEDAL.
Championship medals awarded as follows;
Men 1/2 - Under 39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+
Men 3 - Under 39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+
Men 4 - Under 39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+
Men 5 - Under 39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+
Women 1/2/3 - Under 39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+
Women 4 - Under 39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+
Junior Men: 12-13, 14-15,16-18
Junior Women: 12-13, 14-15,16-18
RIDER OF THE YEARThe Norfolk Classic is a part of the Nebraska Cycling Association's Rider of the Year (ROY) series and points will be awarded accordingly.
REGISTRATIONEntry fee includes USA Cycling $3.00 surcharge.
Riders must have USA Cycling annual license OR purchase 1-day license.
1-day licenses will be available for purchase at race site ($10.00).
*Junior riders who are annual license holders or who purchase an annual license receive free entry.
*Juniors without an annual license must purchase a one-day license for $10.
*Junior racers should race under their respective category (i.e., a Junior Cat. 4 will race Men 4).
State Championship Medals awarded to top three Nebraska residents in each class. MUST HAVE ANNUAL USA CYCLING ROAD RACING LICENSE TO QUALIFY FOR STATE CHAMPIONSHIP MEDAL.
No day-of registration will be allowed or offered.
ONLINE: visit www.raceregister.net and register online. It is fast, secure and the preferred method of registration by the race organization. Online registration opens Monday, May 17, 2010 at 9:00 a.m. CST and closes at 7:00 p.m. (CST) on Saturday, June 5, 2010.
MAIL: Send a completed STANDARD ATHLETE RELEASE FORM along with full payment to:
304 Aspen Drive
Norfolk, NE 68701
Mailed entries must be received by Friday, June 4, 2010. Allow at least two days for mailed entries.
GENERAL RACE RULES & INFORMATION (USA Cycling)All 2010 USA Cycling road racing rules are in effect.
Events will be held rain or shine.
Race numbers should be placed on the right side. Race numbers must be upright and readable from the rider's right when seated on the bike in racing position.
Issued number will be used for both racing days of the Norfolk Classic Cycling Weekend.
Helmets must be worn at all times while on the bike.
Valid and current USA Cycling license must be presented at registration.
Promoter reserves the right to adjust start times and race lengths.
Promoter reserves the right to cancel/combine events and prize lists as necessary.
All events will be wheels in/wheels out. Please make sure to identify your wheels properly. Promoter is not responsible for lost or stolen wheels. Free lap rule in effect - one free lap per mishap. No free laps after five laps to go is shown.
ACCOMMODATIONS AND ATTRACTIONSNorfolk offers many national chain motels and hotels such as Hampton Inn and Holiday Inn Express, in addition to local favorites like the Country Inn and Norfolk Lodge and Suites. Please see www.visitnorfolkne.com for complete listings of area accommodations and attractions. Race venues were selected to offer not only fantastic racing but also spectator friendly and family accessible facilities. Area parks, pools, and shops are easily accessible from start or staging areas. In addition, the Norfolk/Madison County Convention and Visitor's Bureau will again offer packets at sign-in with coupons and ideas for things to do in the area.
DIRECTIONS/COURSE DETAILSStarting line is at 3rd and Norfolk Ave, downtown Norfolk. On-street parking is available outside of the race route. The course is flat with both right and left turns. During each lap, riders race on both sides of the same block of Norfolk Avenue affording spectacular views for spectators. All corners are wide and flat and nearly the entire course was freshly resurfaced in the fall of 2008. Prime viewing spots for spectators available anywhere along Norfolk Avenue, but the best spot is the veranda at the Downtown Coffee Company.
RACE DIRECTORDan Spray