The 2012
California Cup


The 2012 California Cup is composed of Eleven separate events under different clubs and USAC insurance and permits, but all operated/coordinated by Velo Promo in Soulsbyville. Note that not all categories race on all days.

Overall Prizes/Points: only available for 4 racing groups:  Elite 1/2/Pro, Women 1/2/3, Master 35+ 1/2/3* and Category 3. Points are awarded to the top ten in each of the races. Ties are broken by the placing in the final race, The Metromint  Giro.di San Francisco
      Points for Road Events:    20,17,15,13,11,9,7,6,5,4.
      Points for Criteriums and TT:     15,12,10,8,6,5,4,3,2,1.

Prizes overall go to top ten Elite 1/2/Pro ($500 value), top ten Women ($500 value),  top six Master 35+s ($300 value) and top six Category 3 ($300).

Entries/Fees: Fees are as with each entry ad (normally $28 pre entry, except 1/2/Pro and Women 1/2/3 at Giro and Vacaville :  ($33) for pre-entry (postmarked by the Friday a week before each race weekend)  Post entry add $7 each race. No post fee for Category 5 or Women 4 events. Fees include race insurance & surcharges. Go to   for online entry. Send standard USAC entry/release form   to CAL CUP,  19780 Soulsbyville Road, Soulsbyville, CA 95372. USE SEPARATE ENTRY FORM/RELEASE FOR EACH RACE!!! (One envelope is ok). Be sure to label the envelope "CAL CUP", and which events are inside. Make Checks to Velo Promo.

Refunds: Credit for another VP race will be given if VP is notified (via   ) by 5 pm on the Wednesday immediately preceding each race that you can't compete. No credit issued if you plan to enter another race that day instead; no cash refunds. No substitutions for cancellations.

Champion Discounts: Current NorCal/Nevada District Champions ride for $3 per day if 1) their entry is received by the deadlines below (otherwise they pay full fee, including late fee), 2) they ride in the category they won the championship in (Master Champions may ride down in age, and ride for $3, and Juniors may ride up), and 3) if the event they are entering is that in which they won the Championship (Road, TT or  Criterium). District jersey not required.

Rules: USAC Rules apply; Free lap rule in Criteriums; team/club follow or feed vehicles breaking the rules or the law may as always result in penalties to the riders in the team/club of the vehicle. All events are rain or shine; Follow vehicles as allowed at road races by Chief ref and as available. Centerline rules enforced in road events. Illegal &/or unsafe warm-ups before races results in dq.

2011 Cal Cup Schedule:

August 4, Saturday Warnerville Time Trial, Knights Ferry PRE ENTRY ONLY

August 5, Sunday: Patterson Pass (Corral Hollow) Road Race, Tracy*  District Road Masters Championships *

August 11, Saturday: Dunnigan Road Race, Yolo PRE ENTRY ONLY

August 12, Sunday: Suisun Harbor Criterium, Suisun City

August 18, Saturday: San Ardo Road Race, San Ardo

August 19, Sunday: University Road Race, Santa Cruz

August 25, Saturday:  Winters Road Race, Winters

August 26, Sunday:  Vacaville Gran Prix, Vacaville

Sept 1, Saturday:  Challenge Challenge Road Race, Challenge, CA

Sept 2, Sunday: Esparto Time Trial, Esparto  PRE ENTRY ONLY

September 3, Monday: Metormint Giro Di San Francisco

Further Info: Velo Promo, (209) 533-4996.  E-mail:,

NOTE:  *  Because Patterson Pass this year is districts Masters Championships, and has bracketed five year age groups, there will be points in both the Master 35-39 and 40-44 races, with points to top ten in each. (20-4 like other road races)



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