2005 Celo Pacific Cyclocross
Oct 16th & Dec 4th - at Buena Vista Park in Vista, California

$700 Cash per Race + Merchandise prizes and/or gift certificates from B&L Bike and Sports, Sock Guy, Clif Bar, and Challenge Tires from CicloTech. All races are So Cal Cross Cup Events - All categories eligible for points. USCF Permit Pending.

Start Time Categories Duration Awards* each event
10:00 Masters 40+/50+ 35 minutes Top 3 - Medals & Merchandise Prizes
10:01 Juniors, 18 & under 35 minutes Top 3 - Medals & Merchandise Prizes
10:02 Mens C 35 minutes Top 3 - Medals & Merchandise Prizes
10:03 Womens B 35 minutes Top 3 - Medals & Merchandise Prizes
       
11:00 Masters 30+ 45 minutes Top 3 - Medals & Merchandise Prizes
11:01 Mens B 45 minutes Top 3 - Medals & Merchandise Prizes
11:02 Womens A 45 minutes Top 3 - $150 cash (75/50/25) 
       
12:00 Mens A 60 minutes Top 8 - $550 cash (130/100/80/70/60/50/35/25)

 
Entries: All categories $20, except JUNIORS RACE FOR FREE with a  USCF or NORBA license, and cash payback categories (Mens A & Womens A) are $25. Annual or one-day USCF licenses are required. One-day USCF licenses will be available for $10 at registration, including Juniors. If you want to do an additional race the entry fee is $10 except second race FREE for juniors. There are No Late Fees!! Registration opens at 8:30AM the day of the race. No pre-registration is necessary. Registration for each category closes 15 minutes before the race start. 
*AwardsAll awards listed above are for each race.
So Cal Cross Cup Series Points/Scoring: Points will be awarded to the top 8 riders in each category. Categories with combined start times will be scored separately for series points. Points are not transferable between categories. Points for 1st through 8th place: 16,13,10,7,5,3,2,1. Please visit http://www.socalcyclocross.org for more information. All categories above are scored for cup points.
Course: Buena Vista Park was the 2002 California State Championship course. It is a fast course on dirt trails, paved road, and may include some grass. Course configuration will be different from 2004.
Rules: USCF cyclocross rules apply. CYCLOCROSS AND MOUNTAIN BIKES (No Bar ends) ARE WELCOME. Bike and wheel changes are allowed in the designated pit areas. Riders must wear helmets at all times when on the bike. Riders shall stay on the course or existing trails. Finally, please respect the venue and the locals. We want to put on more races and neighborhood satisfaction is very important. An overview of Cyclocross (cyclingnews.com)

Categories: Please enter a category that will challenge you and is fair to others. No Sandbaggers!
  Cs: Beginners, riders NEW to bicycle racing and cyclocross. Typically non-licensed or USCF cat 5 and NORBA Beginners, but if you raced last year, please move up to Bs or race your Masters age category.
  Bs: Riders with some CX experience. USCF cats 3, 4, 5 and NORBA Sport/Beginner riders.
  As: Experienced CX racers. USCF Pro/1-5, NORBA Pro or Expert.

Location/Directions: The races are at Buena Vista Park in Vista, CA (about 40 miles north of San Diego).  From I-5, take Hwy 78 east to the Melrose exit. Turn right on Melrose and drive south about 2.5 miles. Turn right on Shadowridge Drive. The entrance to the park is mile on the left. From I-15, take Hwy 78 West to the Sycamore Exit. Turn left on Sycamore for about a mile and then turn right on Shadowridge Drive. Stay on Shadowridge. Once you cross Melrose (about 1.5 miles), the entrance to the park is mile on the left.
Contacts: Visit www.celopacific.org for more information or email celopacific@celopacific.org.