What: A three day USA Cycling stage race (time trial, road race, circuit race). Riders MUST complete each stage in order to start the next stage.When: TT- Friday afternoon, March 17h, Road Race Saturday a.m., March 18th, Circuit Race Sunday a.m., March 19th 2017.Where: West Tucson / Southwest Tucson area. For exact locations and detailed maps see Race BibleSafety/Licensing: CPSC or ASTM approved hard-shell helmets and current USA Cycling or approved international license are mandatory.
PRE-REGISTRATION ONLY!NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION!To register go to: https://www.usacycling.org/register/2017-212Registration closes March 13 th at 10:59PM PDT. NO EXCEPTIONS.LATE FEES: A $15 late fee ($10 for Juniors) will be added to entries after March 3rd, 2017.REFUNDS: A $15 processing fee will be retained on all cancellations prior to March 12th, 2017. No Refunds after March 12th, 2017. NO EXCEPTIONS.CHECK-IN: All categories check-in at Stage 1 on Friday, March 17th from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Stage 1 Time Trial start times posted prior to check-in are approximate. NO RESTARTS, late start requests, race day registration or race day category changes. Check-in closes at 4:00 p.m.JR. RACERS: Boys and Girls will race together in their respective categories but be scored separately as part of USA Cycling Road Development Race Series.FIELD LIMITS: 100 per USA Cycling category except Cat 5 Men (75). Two Cat 5 Men’s age groups, 19-39 and 40+.TEAM ENTRIES: Men Pro/1 and Women Pro/1/2, one team entry per club, up to 10 riders.FURTHER INFO: Visit www.tucsonbicycleclassic.org and reference the Technical Guide for race details. For questions that are not answered by the website, e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.EVENT-LICENSE: $30 for the 3-day event license required for riders who do not hold a current annual license. For Men 40+ who are newer to racing, please take advantage of the 40+ Cat 5 group. (Age group riders may be Cat 1 and 2 riders who have not slowed down much with age.)Official TBC Hotel: Riverpark Inn, 350 S. Freeway, Tucson, AZ (520) 239-2300 or (800) 551-1466. Pool, spa and spacious grounds/rooms.Close to the freeway and stages 1 & 2. Offers special reduced rate (mentionTucson Bicycle Classic). Complimentary full breakfast w/ 'Grab and Go' option for the early morning.Men Pro 1, 2 , 3, Women Pro 1, 2 awards are at Riverpark Inn Hotel Sunday afternoon, March 19th.
USA CYCLING PERMIT(2017-212)Entry FeeCategoryPrize (GC Placement Only)$110Men Pro/1$2,200 awarded to top 10 places$100Men 2$1,000 awarded to top 10 places$110Women Pro/1/2$2,200 awarded to top 10 places$90Women 3$500 awarded to top 5 places$90Women 4$500 awarded to top 5 places$80 Women 5Medals to 1st-3rd places$90Women35+$500 awarded to top 5 places$90Women45+$500 awarded to top 5 places$85Women 55+$200 to top 3 places$80Women 65/70+Medals to 1st-3rd places ineach age group$90Men 3$500 awarded to top 5 places$90Men 4$500 awarded to top 5 places$80Men 5, 19-39Medals to 1st-3rd places$80Men 5, 40+Medals to 1st-3rd places$90Men 35+$500 awarded to top 5 places$90Men 45+$500 awarded to top 5 places$85Men 55+$200 to top 3 places$80Men 65/70/75+Medals to 1st-3rd places in each age group$50JR 17-18 Medals to 1st-3rd places$50JR 15-16Medals to 1st-3rd places$50JR 13-14Medals to 1st-3rd places $50JR 9-12Medals to 1st-3rd places ineach age groupPromoter reserves the right to merge/alter/add or delete categories.
Welcome TBC participants and thanks for supporting the Classic, going on 31 years now. We wish you the best of luck for a fast, safe race! Race announcements:1. It will be a very warm weekend with highs in the low 90’s so please bring lots of water and electrolyte drinks to stay hydrated .2.The time trial course will be closed before the race and we request you DO NOT warm up on Kinney Road west of Gates Pass Rd. Please warm up on Gates Pass Rd or Kinney south/west of Old Tucson.3.There is absolutely NO OVERNIGHT PARKING OR CAMPING allowed on the Pima Community College West campus this weekend (next to Stage 3 circuit race). The lot is for race event parking only. Thank you for your cooperation which is essential for the continued use of the various venues and locations.