Race #4 – Cascade Mountain

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Race Day: Sun. Oct. 19, 2014 at Cascade Mountain in Portage, WI.

Racing action will start with the ladies at 10:30AM and boys racing will begin at 12:30PM. Come on out and help cheer these kids on!

COURSE MAP AND FLIER:

Cascade Mountain Race Flyer | Cascade Mountain Course Map

RACE COURSE DESCRIPTION:

The Cascade Mountain Cross-Country course takes it up a notch with a challenging mix of punchy climbs, forested single-track, fairly technical descents, switchbacks and fast traverses. Racers pass through the area in front of the lodge several times each lap to provide outstanding spectator opportunities. This will be a great spectator course.  Course distance is approximately 3.8 miles.

RACE COURSE DETAILS

LAP LENGTH = 3.8 miles

Boys
Varsity – 5 laps = 19 miles
JV – 4 laps = 15.2 miles
Soph – 3 laps = 11.4 miles
Frosh – 2 laps = 7.6 miles
Middle School – 1 lap = 3.8 miles

Girls
Varsity – 4 laps = 15.2 miles
JV – 3 laps = 11.4 miles
Frosh/Soph – 2 laps = 7.6 miles
Middle School – 1 lap = 3.8 miles

RACE START TIMES:

Girls
Varsity/JV starts at 10:30AM
Soph/Frosh starts at 10:32AM
Middle School starts at 10:34AM

Boys
Varsity starts at 12:30PM
JV starts at 12:32PM
Soph/Frosh start at 12:34PM
Middle School starts at 12:36PM

Awards will be presented for each Race Category even if they start at the same time.

CRITICAL DEADLINES

MON. Oct. 13

  • Pit Zone closes at Midnight for Race #4 online registration. Race Day Registration will be available with a late fee.
  • Submit waivers and forms by email or fax by this date to avoid a late fee. registration@nationalmtb.org or 510-779-5597.

Questions? Contact Kathy Mock kathy@wisconsinmtb.org

Directions to Cascade Mountain

PARK ADDRESS: GOOGLE MAP
Cascade Mountain Rd, Portage, WI 53901

DIRECTIONS

Take I 90/94 to exit 106. Go west on Highway 33 for 1/4 mile. Turn left on Cascade Mtn. Rd.

ACCOMMODATIONS:

HOTELS: Listing of Hotels in the Area

RACE DETAILS AND IMPORTANT DEADLINES:

Pre-Ride Dates and Times:

Registered coaches and high school and middle school racers are able to pre-ride the course.

  • Sat. Oct. 18 from 1:00PM – 5:00PM. Last Rider on pre-ride by 4:15pm.
  • Sun. Oct. 19 (Race Day) from 8:00AM – 10:00AM. Last rider on pre-ride is 9:15am.

Online Registration – RECOMMENDED!

All riders need to be invited to register in the Pit Zone online before race day. Contact your Team Director to be invited. Independent riders contact your League Co-Director at kathy@wisconsinmtb.org.

2014 RACE PRICING

Cost

Late Fee At Race

WI League Registration Fee

$50

$10*

Race Fee (per-race)

$35

$10*

*Race Day Registration available after Mon. Oct. 13, however a late fee will be applied.

STUDENT ATHLETES/RIDERS

– Please log onto the Pit Zone and ensure you are RACE READY.
Here is a Race Ready Checklist:

  • Pit Zone information entered.
  • WI League Fee and Race Fee paid.
  • Participation Waiver mailed, faxed or emailed (once per season)

NOTE: After Thurs. Oct. 2, 2014, please do not mail in forms or waivers. Submit them to registration@nationalmtb.org or fax to: 510-779-5597.

IMPORTANT! – If you log onto Pit Zone and it shows you are not Race Ready, you must take care of these items before Mon. Oct. 13, 2014 in order to race on Sun. Oct. 19.

Pit Zone – Online Registration Closes:

Registering a racer on Pit Zone for Race #4 closes on Mon. Oct. 13, 2014 at Midnight.

On-Site or Day of Registration:

If you are unable to make the payments online in the Pit Zone before the deadline, we will have registration open at the race site. However, there will be a $10 late fee applied to NICA fees and a $10 race fee. Registration will be open on-site at the following dates and times:

  • Sat. Oct. 18 2:00PM – 5:00PM
  • Sun. Oct. 19 8:00AM – 9:30AM

OTHER IMPORTANT NOTES:

  • No gasoline generators inside the team pit area, please, and no open fires.
  • No dogs off leash please.
  • Please pack out what you pack in. Garbage receptacles are limited.

TYPICAL RACE DAY SCHEDULE:

Typical Race Schedule
Check out this page for a typical race day schedule for a racer. Starts at 7am and ends at 4pm. Plus, review recommended reading: Pre-Race Checklist, Guide for attending a WI HS MTB Race.

VOLUNTEER:

Join the Race Crew and volunteer at the race. Helping with scoring, handing out water, course marshal and the popular “sweep” position – all are important and we need 50-60 people to make these races work.

Suggestion: If your son or daughter is racing, volunteer to help when your child is not racing. Be a part of the excitement and still be able to watch your son or daughter race!

How to Sign Up:
1. Go to the Volunteer Page.
2. Review the positions available.
3. Click on the VolunteerSpot Image.
4. You will be taken to a different website where you can sign up to volunteer!

     
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