This event is held under UCI and USCF permits and governed by UCI and USCF rules. UCI rules can be downloaded here.
Licensing and Rules
Riders entering the Elite Women, Elite Men, and U23 Men races MUST have a UCI/USCF International license and UCI rules apply in those categories. A domestic USA Cycling license is acceptable for other categories, and are run under USAC rules. Mountain bikes without bar ends are allowed in USAC classes.
Call Ups/Start Order
In all categories, all riders will be lined up by race number.
For UCI categories (Elite/U23 Men, Women), race numbers will be assigned by UCI points, then random drawing of lots.
For USAC categories that score Verge Series points, race numbers will be assigned by Verge Series points, then crossresults.com rankings, then order of registration.
For the Cat 4 Men's race, numbers will be assigned by crossresults.com rankings.
For separate starts, groups are staged with a gap, stay where they are on the line, and are started at 60-second intervals.
Your racing age for the 2012-13 cyclo-cross season is the age you will be on December 31, 2013.
No flat bars, or tires wider than 33 mm allowed in UCI events. Mountain bikes without bar ends will be allowed in USCF races.
Only authorized personnel are allowed access to the equipment pits. Pit Passes will be distributed at registration to each competitor (one per entrant) in UCI events (Elite Men, U23, Elite Women, Juniors).
In non-UCI events, common sense will be the rule. The Pit Official will have full authorization to deny access to any person who interferes or hinders operations in the pit. The Pit is not a spectator spot.
2012 ECCC Cyclocross Series
This race is part of the Eastern Collegiate Cycling Conference (ECCC) Cyclocross Series. If you are a current full-time student at an ECCC school, you are eligible for competition in the series. Collegiate riders race within the Men's Elite, 3, or Cat 4 and Women's Elite and 3/4 races and will be scored both within those fields and within their corresponding collegiate categories. To be eligible for collegiate scoring, riders must register under their proper collegiate team name and race in their collegiate team kit.