The Santa Cruz CCC, Golden Chain Cyclists & Velo Promo present the

SANTA CRUZ CLASSIC 

CRITERIUM XLIV

Sunday, March 30, 2014
Held under USAC Racing Rules & permit 2014-1311

Over $1,500 cash in prizes!!!

Registration: Opens at 7:30 a.m. at the corner of Third and Main on the course. Registration closes 15 minutes before each event's scheduled starting time. Riders not registering before closure time risk not racing. There will be a waiting list. Field Limits will be enforced. Pre-Enter!!

Course: A 0.9 mile loop of Santa Cruz city streets: the same as since 1970; same finish as since 1990, on Third Street at Main. There are some bumpy streets, and Laurel Extension along the river is still narrow and rolling. One hairpin turn, one climb. Streets: Third, Front, Spruce, Laurel Extension, Third, on Beach Hill, just back from the Boardwalk.

Directions: From Hwys 1 and 17, take the Ocean Street/Beaches exit and head south on Ocean to Broadway. Turn right here, and head west over the river then turn left on Pacific and follow the signs to street parking (near Front and Pacific) or in the Depot Park lot at Pacific and Washington. Please park here and avoid our continual problems with the Beach Hill residents (Donít park on Beach Hill, especially not on Main Street). Parking meters will be enforced.

Events**:          minutes     places value     fee   start     limit
Category 4/5    45              10        $250      $33 8:00      75

Category 3       50              10        $350      $33  8:50     100
Mstr 35+ 4         40              6          $200      $33  9:45     100

Women 4           40              6          $100      $33  10:30   75
Mstr 45+1/2/3    50              10        $200      $33  11:15   100  
Mstr 35+1/2/3    50              10        $300      $33  12:10   100   
Women 1/2/3/P  50            10        $499      $33  1:05     100
Category 1/2/Pro 75         20        $499      $33  2:00     150 max.

Prizes: Will be merchandise, cash and awards, at least half cash in each category

How to Enter:

---via On-line at www.BikeReg.com, from Tuesday March 4 7pm PST, 2014 to April 23, 2014 for above fees plus on-line surcharge. From March 24-26 the fee on-line is $7 additional. No on-line entry after midnight PST Wednesday April 26, but entry will be available race day. Youíll need to sign and date your entry form/release at race registration desk.

---By Mail: You may still enter by mail, but if a group is filling, go on-line. By mail, send standard USAC entry form/release along with fee above (if Postmarked by Friday March 21 to Velo Promo/Santa Cruz, 19780 Soulsbyville Road, Soulsbyville, CA 95372. For those postmarked after, add $7. Note: indicate what category you are entering on check or form. Entries for several races in one envelope ok, but be sure to list race names on the outside. Envelopes without names of races on the outside may go to the wrong race. Mail in entries will not be processed until after the opening of online reg.

---At Race: You may enter at the race, provided your event is not filled, for the above listed fee plus $7.

2014 USAC license required (available at race). One day licenses are available only for Cat 5 or Women 4 . Entry fees include $1 NCNCA and $3 USAC insurance surcharges. Numbers will be provided.

Credits: Credit for another VP race will be given if VP is notified by 5 pm PST Wednesday 3/26 at tech@BikeReg.com that you can't compete. No credit issued if you plan to enter another race instead; no cash refunds. No substitutions for cancellations. Send e-mail for credit to tech@BikeReg.com

Champion Discounts: Champions pay normal fees up front; Current NorCal/Nevada District Road Race Champions and National Road Champions will get a refund at the reg desk of all but $3 per day if 1) their entry is received by the deadline above (otherwise they pay full fee, including late fee) and 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. District jersey is not required

Rules: Free lap rule applies. Lapped riders may be pulled. Illegal riding around town (running stop signs, etc) may result in DQ.

Further information: (209) 533-4996 or velopro1@sonnet.com or www.velopromo.com

 

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Contact Us:

    general e-mails:  velopro1@sonnet.com   

    withdrawals from a race, credits, changes, using a credit:  Tech@BikeReg.com 

    Phone:   (209) 533-4996  fax:  (209) 533-4996

    Mail:   19780 Soulsbyville Road, Soulsbyville, CA  95372