Race #3

Showdown in the boat

September 24-25, 2022  ||  SATURDAY: Yampa  ||  SUNDAY: Platte

Event Info  ||  race Schedule  ||  location  ||  Course Info  ||  VENUE info

SCHEDULE OVERVIEW

SATURDAY: Yampa  ||  SUNDAY: Platte

FRIDAY

2:00 PM
2:00 PM
5:30 PM
5:30 PM
Pit Zone Open
Pre-Ride Open
Venue Closed
Pre-Ride Closed

SATURDAY + SUNDAY

7:00 AM
7:45 AM
8:00 AM
8:05 AM
8:15 AM
9:45 AM
11:10 AM
12:35 PM
2:15 PM
3:45 PM
4:30 PM
5:30 PM
Pre-Ride Open
Coach Meeting
Pre-Ride Closed
National Anthem
JV, Soph, Fresh Girls XC Staging
Fresh Boys XC Staging
Soph Boys XC Staging
Var Boys/Girls XC Staging
JV Boys XC Staging
Pre-Ride Open (Saturday)
Awards
Pre-Ride Closed (Saturday)

event info

REGISTRATION

ONLINE REGISTRATION ONLY

Registration closes at 12:00 PM (noon) on the Monday before race weekend.

Student-athletes must be associated with a team:

  • Complete Colorado League Membership: $150
  • Purchase Series Race Pass $240 (Only Available Before Race #1 Registration Deadline, State Championship Not Included) 

OR

  • Purchase Individual Race Entry $70

Colorado League Membership Fees and Race Series Pass are non-refundable. Individual race entry fees are transferable within the same race season. Team fees may be in addition to the above.

Independent riders and for other registration questions, please contact registration@coloradomtb.org.

 

Registered Rider + Call Up Lists

Registered Rider List will be posted no later than September 16th @ 5:00pm.

Call Up Lists will be posted no later than September 22nd @ 5:00pm.

COACH MEETING

A mandatory coach meeting will be held at 7:45 AM on Saturday and Sunday. Each team must have one (1) representative present at the meeting. Information about the race day, risk management, course conditions, and other considerations will be discussed.

 

WEEKEND CONTEST

Superhero – Come dressed as your favorite superhero and show off your superpowers. Team winners will be judged on participation and creativity!

Team App

The Colorado League partners with Team App to provide up-to-the-minute information. Important race weekend updates are sent via Team App. It is and includes news, race information, race results, schedules, and more. It can be quickly and easily accessed via the app. Sign up for Team App HERE.

ROCKSHOX NEUTRAL SUPPORT

RockShox Neutral support is available for any student-athlete having mechanical bike issues. Wheat Ridge Cyclery will have mechanics ready to help get your bike fixed and race-ready.

 

Honey Stinger Feed Zone

Honey Stinger gels and water will be made available for all racers.

Yeti Skills Zone

Test and hone your skills on a maze of features sponsored by Yeti Cycles. Try the course many times throughout the weekend. The best male and female are recognized during the Awards Ceremony.

Volunteer

The Colorado League runs on the spirit and energy of our community. Each race weekend there are volunteer spots to fill. You can be a part of the race experience and there is no experience needed for any volunteer position. All you need is a willing heart and a smile! Please do not bring your pet to your volunteer shift.

race schedule

pre-ride protocol

We encourage teams to pre-ride prior to the event weekend.

  1. Pre-ride is for registered coaches and athletes only.
  2. All coaches and athletes must have a number plate on their bikes during pre-ride.
  3. Family and friends may pre-ride the course after 5:30 pm on Friday and/or Saturday.
  4. EMS will not be available after 5:30 pm on Friday and Saturday.
  5. E-Bikes are permitted for non-racers.
  6. If you are not a registered coach or rider with a number plate, we encourage you to explore other trails in the area. MTB Project Steamboat Springs.

pre-ride schedule

Friday, Sept 23
2:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Saturday, Sept 24
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM / 3:45 PM - 5:30 PM
Sunday, Sept 25
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

Wave 1 – JV, Sophomore, Freshman Girls – Staging 8:20 AM

Race Plate

JV (3000-3999)

Start Time

8:30 AM

Cut-off Time

9:40 AM

Laps

2

Mileage

11.6

Race Plate

Sophomore (5000-5999)

Start Time

8:35 AM

Cut-off Time

9:40 AM

Laps

2

Mileage

11.6

Race Plate

Freshman (7000-7999)

Start Time

8:40 AM

Cut-off Time

9:40 AM

Laps

2

Mileage

11.6

Wave 2 – Freshman Boys – Staging 9:45 AM

Race Plate

Wave A (6000-6999)

Start Time

10:00 AM

Cut-off Time

11:05 AM

Laps

2

Mileage

11.6

Race Plate

Wave B (6000-6999)

Start Time

10:05 AM

Cut-off Time

11:05 AM

Laps

2

Mileage

11.6

Wave 3 – Sophomore Boys – Staging 11:10 AM

Race Plate

Wave A (4000-4999)

Start Time

11:25 AM

Cut-off Time

12:30 PM

Laps

2

Mileage

11.6

Race Plate

Wave B (4000-4999)

Start Time

11:30 AM

Cut-off Time

12:30 PM

Laps

2

Mileage

11.6

Wave 4 – Varsity Boys/Girls – Staging 12:35 PM

Race Plate

Boys (0001-0999)

Start Time

12:45 PM

Cut-off Time

1:55 PM

Laps

3

Mileage

17.4

Race Plate

Girls (1000-1999)

Start Time

12:50 PM

Cut-off Time

2:10 PM

Laps

3

Mileage

17.4

Wave 5 – JV Boys – Staging 2:15 PM

Race Plate

Wave A (3000-3999)

Start Time

2:30 PM

Cut-off Time

3:35 PM

Laps

2

Mileage

11.6

Race Plate

Wave B (2000-2999)

Start Time

2:35 PM

Cut-off Time

3:35 PM

Laps

2

Mileage

11.6

location

Howelsen Ski Area

Howelsen Pkwy.

Steamboat Springs, CO 80487

Please check COtrip for the most up-to-date road conditions.

COURSE INFO

This scenic course includes a mix of singletrack, doubletrack, and dirt roads that include portions of the Emerald Mountain Trail Network. The course is a 5.8 mile loop with 750 feet of climbing per lap. Running clockwise, the course starts at the Steamboat Springs Rodeo Grounds and finishes at the base of Howelsen Hill. We are extremely grateful to Steamboat Coach Blair Seymour for her course and venue consultation.

venue info

Team Pit Zone Guidelines

Team Div

1

# trailers

2

# Athletes

50 +

Size

10 x 40

Team Div

1

# trailers

2

# Athletes

30 - 49

Size

10 x 30

Team Div

2

# trailers

2

# Athletes

13 - 20

Size

10 x 20

Team Div

3

# trailers

1

# Athletes

12 or less

Size

10 x 10
  1. No RVs or generators are not allowed in a team’s pit zone.
  2. Do not move team signs or adjust the amount of space allotted by the Pit Zone Manager.
  3. If grills are onsite and in a team’s pit zone, then a fire extinguisher with current tags must be present.
  4. Canopy Weight Guidelines. Be prepared prior to arriving at the venue.
  5. Summit County Fire & EMS will inspect the venue, event tents, and team tents throughout the weekend.

Parking + Drop-Off Location

Parking will be available at Howelsen Hill and the Steamboat Springs Rodeo Grounds. Please arrive early if you want to park close. Parking is first come first served. There are designated handicap spots close to the start/finish area.

Off-site parking is available throughout the City of Steamboat Springs. If a vehicle is parked illegally, it will be towed at the owner’s expense.

Please obey signs and directions from parking staff and volunteers. 

People and equipment may be dropped off at the race venue prior to parking your vehicle.

Steamboat Springs Transportation

Federal regulations require passengers to wear a face mask at all times in/on public transportation.

Food Service

Q Live Crew BBQ will provide lunch items on Sunday from 10:30 AM – 3:00 PM.

Camping

KOA Steamboat Springs

Located 3 miles from Howelsen Hill Ski Area, the KOA Steamboat Springs offers RV camping sites, cabin accommodations, and tent camping sites. Colorado League members will receive a 10% discount per night. A free public bus will transport you and your family from the KOA to downtown Steamboat Springs. Call (800) 562-7782 today to make your reservation! Remember to mention that you are with the “Colorado High School Cycling League”.

Other Steamboat Springs Area Camping Options

No camping is allowed at Howelsen Hill.