1 . Race Categories

Series Points are tallied for and a leader’s jersey awarded after each event to:

  • Elite Men
  • Elite Women
  • U23 Men
  • U23 Women
  • Men 3
  • Women 3
  • Masters 40+ Women (Cat 1-4)
  • Masters 50+ Women (Cat 1-4)
  • Masters 40+ Men (Cat 1-4)
  • Masters 50+ Men (Cat 1-4)
  • Masters 60+ Men (Cat 1-4)
  • Juniors 15-18 Men
  • Juniors 15-18 (Cat 3) Women
  • Juniors 10-14 Boys
  • Juniors 10-14 Girls

2. Entry Fees

  • Elite Men: $50
  • Elite Women $50
  • All Masters categories and Junior Men 15-18: $45
  • All Cat 3 and 4 categories: $45
  • Juniors 10-14: $25 in all cases, with no late fee.
  • $10 late fee for day-of registration (where applicable)

3. Race Duration

The length of races must be as close as possible to:

  • 60 minutes for Elite Men
  • 45 minutes for Men 3, Masters 40+ (1-4) Men, Juniors 15-18 (1-4), Masters 50+ Men, and Masters 60+ Men events
  • (At least) 40 minutes for Elite Women
  • 40 minutes for Women 3 and Master women 40/50+ (1-4)
  • 30 minutes for all Cat. 4/5 classes
  • ~20 minutes for Junior 10-14 Men (schedule should be set for # of laps that will have the lead junior on the race course for approx. 20 minutes)

4. Race Schedule

  • Cat 4/5 Men, Cat 4/5 40+ Men, and Cat 4/5 Junior Men
  • Cat 4 Women, Cat 4 40+ Women, and Cat 4 Junior Women, and 10-14 Junior Boys and Girls
  • Masters 50+ (1-4) Men and Masters 60+ Men (1-4) (start 1-2 min after Masters 50+ depending on course)
  • Masters Men 40+, Juniors 15-18
  • Cat 3 Women, Cat 3 Junior women 15-18, Cat 1-4 Masters Women 40/50+
  • Cat 3 Men
  • UCI Elite Women
  • UCI Elite Men

5. Points Schedule

  • 1st   - 50
  • 2nd  - 40
  • 3rd   - 30
  • 4th   - 25
  • 5th   - 20
  • 6th   - 18
  • 7th   - 16
  • 8th   - 14
  • 9th   - 12
  • 10th - 10
  • 11th  - 8
  • 12th  - 6
  • 13th  - 4
  • 14th  - 2
  • 15th  - 1

6Overall Series Awards

The top 3 in each series category shall be awarded plaques.

7. Call-up Procedures

All fields for series races will be lined-up in the starting grid via the following methods:

  • Men 4/5 and/or 4/5 40+, Junior 15-18
    • Crossresults.com ranking
  • Women 4, Junior 9-14 Boys and Girls
    • Cat. 4 Women by Crossresults.com ranking
    • All boys and girls staged together, first row alternating boys and girls by NECXS Series Points, then crossresults.
    • 10-14 boys and girls start 1-2 minute behind the women depending on course
  • Women 3 Junior Women 15-18, Masters Women 40/50+
    • Separate fields for Women/Junior 3 and Master women 40/50 staged 1-2 minutes apart depending on course
    • Cat. 3 Women NECXS Series Points for one row of 8, then crossresults ranking.
    • One row of 8 40+ staged by NECXS Series points, then crossresults ranking.
  • Men 3
    • NECXS Series Points for one row of 8, then crossresults ranking
  • Masters 50+, 60+
    • Separate fields staged 1-2 minutes apart depending on course
    • NECXS Series Points for one row of 8, then crossresults ranking
  • Masters 40+ Men and Junior 15-18 Men
    • All riders staged together by NECXS Series Points for one row of 8, alternating between masters and juniors, and then crossresults ranking.
  • UCI Elite Women & Men
    • Staged by UCI points, then random draw, per UCI regulations

8.    General Rules

  • All races are sanctioned by USA Cycling, the national governing body of cycling in the United States.
  • All races count towards the overall standings; no dropped rounds. No double points at any race of the series.
  • The tiebreaker for overall standings is the result of the last run event.
  • Riders that are 1st place in the series standings for their category/class MUST wear the provided leader's jersey in that race, per UCI and USAC rules. Failure to do so will result in no points being awarded for that round.