VCXC + LMCX 2018 categories


The VCXC series, much like other series in BC, is based on racer ability with separations by age. We utilize category ranking to recommend races to riders, but also assessing your own ability level. Riders can move up a category, or down, during the season if it seems fitting, but age divisions remain unless you move into Elite men, elite women or single speed cx. your race age is your age as of december 31st 2019. For a more in depth description read below.

we follow Cycling bc rules as described here: https://cyclingbc.net/membership/disciplines/cyclocross/2018-bc-premier-cyclocross-series/


9:30 am

race # 1 - 30 min - novice men, u15 m, u13 m

 

Riders that are new to bike racing, cross racing, trying their first sports events or just getting back into competition. As with all of our categories if you are TOO fast we will give you a gentle nudge. U13 and U15 will be ranked separately. Compares to Cat 5/6.


10:15 AM

RACE #2 - 45 min - intermediate men (19-39), u19 m, u17 m

 

riders that have graduated from Beginners. Faster but not quite fast enough to race Expert. under 40. U19, U17 will be ranked separately. Compares to cat 3/4.


11:15 AM

 

Race #3 - 45 min - Intermediate Women (19-39), Masters (40+) Women, u19 w, u17 w

riders that have graduated from Beginners. Faster but not quite fast enough to race Expert. U19, U17 and 40+ women will be ranked separately. Compares to cat 3/4/5.

 

- 30 min - novice women, u15 w, u13 w

Riders that are new to bike racing, cross racing, trying their first sports events or just getting back into competition. As with all of our categories if you are TOO fast we will give you a gentle nudge. U13 and U15 will be ranked separately. Compares to Cat 5/6.


12:10 pm

Kids race - U4/U6/U8 - Kids Mini Course. 


course open for 25 minutes

12:15 pm


kids race - u12 - full lap of course

12:45 pm


Race #4 - 45 min - Single Speed Men/Women

- 45 Min - Masters Men B (40+)

1:00 pm

 

sscx - one gear, all the fun - this may be where elites go to retire. Masters Men B (40+) are racers who would consider themselves intermediate, or racing at a cat 3/4/5 level.


2:00 pm

Race #5 - 60 min - elite men

- 45 Min - elite women, masters (40+) men a, masters (40+)

 

the big show. Elite men and elite women are too fast for the intermediate category. IF you have held a cat 1/2 license or have finished in the top half of the intermediate field consistently, this is your home.

elite men race for 60 min, elite women 45 min. No age cap here. Racing for equal cash prizes.

Masters men a (40+) - masters that have competed at an elite level, or would consider racing in the top half of the intermediate field, cat 1/2/3. starts are separated by one minute and race for 45 minutes.


 

online registration closes the night before race day @ 7:00pm

schedule may be subject to change

race registration as follows:
$35* pre registration / $45 on race day. 
$15* pre registration u19, u17, u15, u13
*new - prices do not include processing or tax
 

Licensing

  • Novice/Juniors: Riders are required to hold a current Cycling BC RIDE license, Cycling BC RACE or UCI license (one day event insurance is available for $10/$5 - Juniors)

  • ALL OTHER CATEGORIES: Riders are required to hold a current Cycling BC RACE or UCI license (one day event insurance is NOT available)

  • Foreign / Out of Province: Foreign or out of province Riders with a UCI International, Domestic (state) or Provincial race license will be allowed to race the category listed on their license but will be required to purchase one day event insurance ($10/$5 - Juniors)


NOTE: Cycling BC will not process a Riders request for category upgrade, or recognize their result for an upgrade request until the Rider has purchased  a Provincial RACE or UCI license

 Cycling BC rules: https://cyclingbc.net/membership/disciplines/cyclocross/2018-bc-premier-cyclocross-series/

registration starts at 8:15 am and closes 15 minutes before each races starts.

we will expect you to suffer with your appropriate category.

we'll see you on course!