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2012 Salem Mountain Bike Short Track Series

Presented by: Joyride Cycling Studio and MetaFilter
Oregon State Fairgrounds
July 30, August 6th, 13th, and 20th 2012

Categories:
- Pro/Cat 1 Men & Women
- Cat 2 Men & Women
- Cat 3 Men & Women
- Singlespeed Men & Women
- Junior Men (10-14, 15-18) & Women
*Categories will NOT be broken down by age, HOWEVER, age categories may be used based on field size.

Start Times & Race Durations:
5:00pm - Registration Opens / Course open for pre-riding
5:30pm - FREE Kiddie race (racing for 5', a waiver is required) 5:45pm - Jr Men (10-14, 15-18) & Jr Women (10-14, 15-18) racing for 20'
6:15pm - Cat 3 Men and Cat 3 Women racing for 20’
6:45pm - Cat 2 Women, Cat 2 Men, & Singlespeed Men & Women racing for 25-30'
7:20pm - Pro/Cat 1 Men & Pro/Cat 1 Women racing for 30-40’

Course Description:
Oregon State Fairgrounds All races will be held on the BMX track and adjacent grassy field at the Oregon State Fairgrounds; Salem, OR. The course will include a combination of grassy flats, twisty singletrack and bumpy dirt track (BMX course).

Pre-riding:
The short track course and surrounding area will be open for pre-riding from 5:00pm-5:30pm. If time allows, racers will also be able to pre-ride the course in between the race heats (only after all racers have come through on their last lap)

Race Fees:

Class Single Day
(pre-reg/day of)
Series Pass
(4 races)
Kiddie Free Free
Juniors Free Free
Teams (3+ riders) $15/rider (day of)
All Others $15/$20 $50
2nd Race $5 $10
Parking Free Free

Series Points & Awards:
Points are awarded 15 deep in each race. Points schedule is 31,25,22,19,17,15,13,11,9,7,5,4,3,2,1.
- Best three out of four races count toward series overall results.
- Series awards only (3 deep). Cash payout to Pro/Cat 1 Men/Women

Cat 1/Pro Men/Women Series Payout (must race at least 3 of 4 races):

  Pro/Cat 1
1st Place $100
2nd Place $75
3rd Place $50

Race Plates:
Race numbered plates will be provided. $5 replacement fee if original plate is lost or forgotten.

Registration:
Online registration:
Register for the entire Series

Or register for individual races:
Register for Race 1 (July 30)
Register for Race 2 (Aug 6)
Register for Race 3 (Aug 13)
Register for Race 4 (Aug 20)

- Series pass will available before Race #1 ONLY.
- Event day-of-race registration from 5:00pm to 15 minutes prior to your start time.
- OBRA membership required for all racers (except kiddie racers). OBRA Single day: $5; Annual membership: $20.

Directions:
2330 17th St NE
Salem, OR 97303

From the North: I-5 to exit 258 toward N Salem/Fairgrounds/Amphitheatre. Turn right at Portland Rd NE. Turn left toward Silverton Rd NE. Turn left at Silverton Rd NE. Take the 1st right onto 17th St NE

From the South: I-5 to exit 256 for OR-213/Market St toward Silverton. Keep left at the fork, follow signs for Fairgrounds/Amphitheatre. Turn left at Market St NE. Take the 1st right onto Hawthorne Ave NE. Take the 1st left onto Sunnyview Rd NE. Turn right at 17th St NE

Safety Notes:
1) Helmets mandatory at race venue and at all OBRA-sanctioned races.
2) No dogs please. We all like animals, but they add another element of complexity.

OBRA AND THE ORGANIZERS OF THIS RACE DO NOT PROVIDE INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR INJURIES THAT OCCUR AT THE RACE. THE COSTS RELATED TO THOSE INJURIES ARE THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE INDIVIDUAL PARTICIPANT.

Questions:
Contact: Dusty Miller
menandusty@q.com

Race Flyer:
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