Spooky Cross

SPOOKY CROSS WEEKEND

Event Summary

Event

Spooky Cross Weekend

Date

October 20-21 2012

UCI Classification

C2 / C2

Start Time/Depart:

SATURDAY – 12:00 PM first race; SUNDAY – 9:00 AM first race

(see separate race day schedules)

Venue Location:

Fairplex in Pomona

Registration:

TIKI LOUNGE BETTING WINDOWS

Anti Doping:

Location and Rider Numbers will be posted at Fairplex Club Mezzanine Level 2

Official Race Hotel

Onsite RV Camping Accommodations:

601 West McKinley Avenue
Pomona, California 91768 USA
Hotel Front Desk: (909) 622-2220

Fairplex KOA RV Park is the perfect escape to a safe and serene camping environment. Seated against the backdrop of the majestic San Gabriel Mountains, this popular, 12-acre vacation spot is available on a year-round basis.:

Post Race Showers:

Sheraton Fairplex Hotel: 601 West McKinley Avenue

Pomona, California 91768via Shuttle transport less than miles from race venue

Emergency Hospital

Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center

1798 N. Garey Avenue – Pomona, CA 91767 – 909.865.9500

Race & Media HQ on site:

Fairplex Grandstand – Ground Level

Awards:

Podium at Start/Finish – immediately following the event

Post Event Press Conference:

Immediately following the awards ceremony at awards podium

PART 1: RULES & REGULATIONS

Regulations:

The race shall be held under the 2012 USAC/UCI regulations: notably, safety, starting order, course guidelines, and duration of events.

Participation:

Categories:

  • UCI categories will include: Elite Men and Elite Women
  • USAC categories will include: Youth U10, Juniors 10-14, 15-18, Master Men 35+ 1-4,
    35+ 3/4, 45+ 1-4, 45+ 3/4, 55+ 1-4, Women 35+ 1-4, Women 45+ 1-4, Men 1-4, Men 3/4, Men 4, Women 1-4, Women 3/4, Women 4, Single Speed Men 1-4, Single Speed Men 3/4 and Single Speed Women 1-4

Racing Age:

5.1.001 The category to which the license-holder belongs on 1 January of the civil year following will be used for his participation in events for the whole season.

In other words, a rider’s racing age for all categories is determined by his/her age on December 31, 2013.

Race Headquarters & Press Room: Race headquarters and Press Room will be located in the Fairplex Grandstand at the race venue. Wireless Internet will be provided.

Anti-Doping:

All races are conducted under USA Cycling, UCI and USADA anti-doping regulations. Riders must check to see if they are required to submit to doping control. Doping Control will be located in the Fairplex Grandstand – 2nd Floor. Location and Rider Numbers will be posted at Fairplex Club Mezzanine Level 2

Start Order & Staging Protocol:

UCI rule 5.1.043 – Elite: The start order will be determined by the order of latest published UCI cyclocross point classification from highest to lowest. Riders with 0 UCI points will receive start/bib number by random draw.

Bike Washing Area:

Spray washing will be available within the pit area as needed. With an auxiliary wash area (hose and spigot) will be set up for pre-post race clean-up in Parking Lot 7 nearest racer parking and the race venue.

Pit Pass & MechanicÕs Protocol:

Mechanics passes will be issued at Registration/Packet Pick-up. No other personnel will be allowed in the pit zone.

Awards Area:

Riders finishing in the top 5 of UCI categories shall report IMMEDIATELY to the podium waiting area. Only riders and staff are allowed in the podium waiting area. NO EXCEPTIONS. Mechanics must post bikes in the ÒwinnerÕs rackÓ within 5 minutes of the finish. Mechanics are to stay with the bikes until after their riderÕs press conference.

Registration:

Pre-registration is available online at www.So and closes Thursday at 10/13 at 11:59 PM Pacific Time prior to the race weekend.  Registration and packet pickup will be available at the event registration located at the Fairplex Grandstand 2nd Floor on Friday 10/19 from 3pm–6pm. Registration for UCI categories closes 1 hour prior to Elite WomenÕs start (6:20 PM Saturday and 1:30 PM Sunday).

Timing: Spooky Cross will be using MyLaps timing chips. Racers should wear the chip on either ankle, using the strap provided. If a racers has their own MyLaps chip, they may provide the chip ID at registration and use it instead of a promoter-supplied chip. Please return timing chips immediately following the race to a chip return volunteer or race registration. Photo finish equipment will not be in use.

PART 2: COURSE DESCRIPTION & LAYOUT

Spooky Cross has been Southern CaliforniaÕs most popular race over the past four years and the course more than supports its popularity. It is spectator friendly course makes its way around the expo with barriers and start/finish right in the center of the action.

Course features:

This 3.5km course is comprised of: 40% grass, 10% pavement, and 50% dirt. . This course starts on the dirt traci then turning into the infield expo and to the first double barrier section.  The course meanders through the race track and includes  a cross over-under bridge, BMX style dirt whoops, steps and burm. There is one long sand section.  There will be a double pit (2-way) location in the center of the course, splitting the midway points in each direction of the course. It will include a bike wash station for races in progress only.  An auxiliary wash will be located nearest the track and racer parking lot 7.

FAIRPLEX LAYOUT:

Fairplex Stadium and parking area 9 will be the location of the event. Enter at Gate 17 – general admission parking Area 7, VIP TEAM parking in area 9 available.

PART 3: PARK INFO, RACE DIRECTIONS & SCHEDULE:

Fairplex is located in Pomona and is conveniently reached from all points in Southern California. Easily identifiable Fairplex signs are located throughout Pomona and neighboring communities to direct motorists. Directional signs are also prominent along nearby freeways.

Address: 1101 W. McKinley Ave., Pomona, CA 91768

Phone: (909) 623-3111 — email: info@fairplex.com

Directions

Directions including airline, metro links can be found at: http://www.fairplex.com/fp/aboutus/maps_directions.aspx

Google Map Directions Link: http://goo.gl/maps/uzDHH

AIRPORT: The closest airport is Ontario – 12 miles away. The host hotel Sheraton offers FREE shuttle service to and from. Other airports: LAX – 45 miles away Burbank – 40 miles away LONG BEACH – 36 miles away ORANGE COUNTY (SNA) – 34 miles away

Plan your Trip by Bus or Rail: Visit Metro.net to plan your trip by bus or rail to Fairplex Or jump on the Metrolink Train and get off at the Pomona Metrolink Station. From there you can catch the Line 197 bus from the train station directly to the Fairgrounds.

Event Schedule:

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2012: PRE-RIDE

COURSE INSPECTIONS; PRO’S CLINIC; HAPPY HOUR; PARTY

Time Details
  FRIDAY PARKING IS FREE – ENTER GATE 17

3PM – 6PM

Course open for warm up; Inspection

4PM – 5PM

CX Clinic at the Fairplex with the Pros

5PM – 7PM

Meet the Pros at the Fairplex (5p-6pm) Happy Hour at the Fairplex (5p-7p), 8pm Pre-Party at 256 Bar

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2012: Spooky Cross presented by Jenson USA
RACE DAY SCHEDULE
SPOOKY CROSS 2012 PRESENTED BY JENSON USA

Start

Wave/Categories

Duration

Prizelist

Pre-Reg Entry Price
(Race Day add $5; 2nd Race add $5 after higher entry paid except Juniors)

10:00 AM

Race day registration opens

11:00 AM

Course open for warm up and inspection

100 rider field limits for all waves per USAC rules

12:00 PM

First Timer Fun Race

1 lap

Top 3 – Medals

$10 includes USAC one day license fee

12:01 PM

Youth Under 10

1 lap

Top 3 – Medals

$10 includes USAC one day license fee

12:30 PM

12:32 PM

Junior Boys 15-18; Junior Girls 15-18

Junior Boys 10-14; Junior Girls 10-14

30 min

Top 3 – Medals

$FREE add $10 for USAC one Day or $30 for annual license

1:15 PM

Young Riders Kids Costume Cross Race

1:30 PM

Masters Men 35+ B: CX 3/4

40 min

Top 3 – Prizes

$30

1:31 PM

Masters Men 45+ B: CX 3/4

40 min

Top 3 – Prizes

$30

1:33 PM

Masters Men 55+: CX 1-4

40 min

Top 3 – Prizes

$30

2:30 PM

Men C: CX 4 Beginner
100 rider field limit

30 min

Top 5 – Prizes

$20 add $10 for USAC one Day or $60 for annual license

3:15 PM

Non-UCI Men A: CX 1-4

No Prestige Series Points awarded

45 min

Top 3 – $100

$30

3:16 PM

Masters Men 35+ A: CX 1-4

45 min

Top 3 – $100

$30

3:17 PM

Masters Men 45+ A: CX 1-4

45 min

Top 3 – $100

$30

4:15PM

Men B: CX 3/4

100 rider field limit

45 min

Top 3 – Prizes

$30

5:15 PM

Non-UCI Women A: CX 1-4

40 min

Top 3 – $100

$30

5:16 PM

Women B: CX 3/4: Masters Women 35+

*Race together; scored separately

40 min

Top 3 – Prizes each category

$30

5:17 PM

Women C

40 min

Top 3 – Prizes

$20 add $10 for USAC one Day or $60 for annual license

6:15 PM

Single Speed A: CX 1-4

40 min

Top 3 – Prizes

$30

6:16 PM

Single Speed B: CX 3/4

40 min

Top 3 – Prizes

$30

6:17 PM

Single Speed Women: CX 1-4

40 min

Top 3 – Prizes

$30

7:00 PM

Spooky Cross Costume Night Race, Course open for UCI inspection and warmup

7:30 PM

UCI Elite Women

40 min

Top 15 – $1681

$45

8:30 PM

UCI Elite Men

60 min

Top 25 – $2068

$45

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2012: Krosstoberfest presented by SPY & Square One
RACE SCHEDULE
Krosstoberfest presented by SPY and Square One SPY Optic Team Square One

Start

Wave/Categories

Duration

Prizelist

Pre-Reg Entry
Race Day + $5

7:00 AM

Expo opens, Race day registration opens

8:00 AM

8:00 AM

Beginners CX Clinic

8:30 AM

Course open for warm up and inspection

100 rider field limits for all waves per USAC rules

9:00 AM

First Timer Fun Race

1 lap

Top 3 – Medals

$10 includes USAC 1 day license fee

9:01 AM

Youth Under 10

1 lap

Top 3 – Medals

$10 includes USAC 1 day license fee

9:30 AM

9:32 AM

Junior Boys 15-18; Junior Girls 15-18

Junior Boys 10-14; Junior Girls 10-14

30 min

Top 3 – Medals

$FREE add $10 for USAC 1 Day or $30 for annual

10:15 AM

Masters Men 35+ B: CX 3/4

40 min

Top 3 – Prizes

$30

10:16 AM

Masters Men 45+ B: CX 3/4

40 min

Top 3 – Prizes

$30

10:17 AM

Masters Men 55+: CX 1-4

40 min

Top 3 – Prizes

$30

11:15 AM

Men C: CX 4 Beginner

30 min

Top 5 – Prizes

$20 add $10 for USAC 1 Day or $60 for annual

12:00 PM

Non-UCI Men A: CX 1-4

No Prestige Series Points awarded

45 min

Top 3 – $100

$30

12:01 PM

Masters Men 35+ A: CX 1-4; 45+ A

45 min

Top 3 – $100

$30

12:02 PM

Masters Men 45+ A: CX 1-4

45 min

Top 3 – $100

$30

12:03 PM

Men B: CX 3/4

45 min

Top 3 – Prizes

$30

1:00 PM

Non-UCI Women A: CX 1-4

40 min

Top 3 – $100

$30

1:01 PM

Women B: CX 3/4: Masters Women 35+;

*Race together; scored separately

40 min

Top 3 – Prizes each category

$30

1:02 PM

Women C

40 min

Top 3 – Prizes

$20 add $10 for USAC 1 Day or $60 for annual license

2:00 PM

Single Speed A: CX 1-4

40 min

Top 3 – Prizes

$30

2:01 PM

Single Speed B: CX 3/4

40 min

Top 3 – Prizes

$30

2:02 PM

Single Speed Women: CX 1-4

40 min

Top 3 – Prizes

$30

2:40 PM

Young Riders Kiddie Cross Race (kids course) – Course open for inspection – UCI races

3:00 PM

UCI Elite Women

40 min

Top 15 - $1681

$45

4:00 PM

UCI Elite Men

60 min

Top 25 - $2068

$45

PART 4: UCI Elite Prize List