Rules

Upgrade Policy

When riders submit upgrades they should follow the prescribed format or they will be automatically denied or delayed in receiving their upgrade.

Event Name, Date, Event Type, Category, Place out of Place

Random Bike Race, 2/19/18, Crit, C, 4th out of 29

GOAL: Provide a clear guideline how riders are initially placed within a category as well as try to remove any confusion about overlapping categories within the collegiate program.
6D1 Initial Placement in Collegiate Categories
Riders may only enter races open to the collegiate category shown on their license for the discipline in question, as placed by USA Cycling and the Conference DirectorThe following guidelines are for initial placement in collegiate categories for riders with past racing experience and are “one way”. Riders who attain a collegiate category do not receive the USA Cycling category shown.
 

(a) For initial placement in collegiate road and track categories, riders are required to have the following USA Cycling road and track categories, respectively, or their equivalent upgrade points:

(b) For initial placement in collegiate cyclo-cross categories, riders are required to have the following USA Cycling cyclo-cross categories or their equivalent upgrade points:
  
(c) For collegiate mountain bike endurance initial placement, riders are required to have the following USA Cycling mountain endurance, dual slalom/mountain cross, downhill, and observed trials results
 
(d) For dual slalom/mountain cross, downhill, and observed trials categories, riders are required to have the following USA Cycling dual slalom/mountain cross, downhill, and observed trials categories, respectively, or their equivalent upgrade points:
6D4: Collegiate Upgrades
The following charts shall be used to determine collegiate upgrades once a rider has been racing within the collegiate program, after initial placement by a conference director in a category.
 

 Road Race Weekend Minimum – Riders must compete in (4) mass starts before upgrading. Exceptions can be made if the rider places in the top (3) for two races in a row in a collegiate weekend.
 
 
MTB Race Weekend Minimum – Riders must compete in (2) mass starts before upgrading.
  

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