Velo Promo, and the GCC and Santa Cruz CCC  present the 28th  Annual



in Santa Cruz                   

An Event of the 2014 California Cup

Held under USAC Rules and Permit   2014-1725


Date: Sunday, August 17, 2014.

Location: University of California campus in Santa Cruz , CA .

Directions: From Hwy 1 ( Mission Street ) on the north side of Santa Cruz , take Bay Street north into the hills and onto the campus. Follow the temporary signs to registration at the East Remote Parking Lot on Hagar Drive . Those arriving after 8:00 a.m. will have to take a roundabout route to registration, using the course in the opposite direction of race travel.

Registration: Opens at 7:00 a.m. and closes 15 minutes before each event's start at the East Remote Parking lot.

Course: Same roads as in the past and at UCSC Collegiate races: a 3-mile mountainous loop of well-paved University roads, single lane use only. Roads: Hagar, McLaughlin, Coolidge, Hagar. Start/finish on Hagar at the East Remote Parking Lot.

Events:                miles       laps         places     value       fee           start                         limit

Category 1/2/Pro   60            20            6              $200        $28          8:00am                     100
Mstr 35+ 1/2/3           42            14            6              $100        $28          8:02 am                    75

Category 3             45            15            6              $100        $28          10:30 am                  75
Mstr 35+ 4               36            12            6              $50          $28          10:32 am                  75

Mstr 45+ 3/4            36            12            6              $50          $28          10:34 pm                 75
Category 4/5          45            15            6              $100        $28          12:30 pm                 75
Women 1/2/3          42            14            6              $100        $28          12:32 pm                 50
Mast 55+                 42            14            6              $0            $28          12:33 pm                 50

Prizes: Merchandise, tee shirts, cash (40% in $100 races, 0% in $50 races)

How to Enter:

          ---Enter On-line at   from July 1, 2014 to August 10  2014  for above fees plus on-line surcharge. From Aug 11-Aug 13 the fee on-line is $7 additional. No on-line entry after Aug 13 11:59 p.m. PST.  You’ll 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/USAC entry form/release along with fee above (if Postmarked by Friday Aug 80) to Velo Promo/University, 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.

          ---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 at   by 5 pm PST Wednesday 8/13  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:

Champion Discounts: Champions pay normal fees up front; Current NorCal/Nevada District Road 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: Official follow vehicles only (volunteer today!!). Bring a pump and a spare, there may be no follow vehicles. There is other traffic on the roadway; always be aware of it and be prepared to slow and/or maneuver; warn riders behind you of hazards.

Further Info:(209) 533-4996.

 Important Note:  As usual, the University has some construction issues on the course this summer. We are working to get these resolved. Check with this website or the Velo Promo Facebook page for up to date information. In case of cancellation, which could take place as late as the Monday before the race, all entry fees will of course be refunded.


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

    Mail:   19780 Soulsbyville Road, Soulsbyville, CA  95372