34th Annual

COPPEROPOLIS

ROAD RACE

No, it is not in Copperopolis, it is nearby in Milton, Calaveras County, CA!

2014 NCNCA Junior 13-18 Road Championships

A California Road Racing Classic

(and a Part of the NCNCA Junior Points Series)

Saturday, April 19, 2014 Milton, California

(Always the Day before Easter)

by Velo Promo, LLC & Golden Chain Cyclists; Under USAC Rules & Permit 2014-1312

Registration: Each Category registers in Milton, 6:30 a.m. to 15 minutes before that category's scheduled start time.

Directions: Take Hwy 4 east from Stockton for 22 miles, then north on Milton Road (J-14) 6 miles to Milton. The race is not in Copperopolis itself. Important: do not park blocking driveways, nor on private property nor alongside roadways where orange cones or tape are.

Course: This is the same course as always: Milton, Rock Creek, Salt Spring Valley, Hunt, Milton Roads, counter clockwise loop. A 21 mile loop of fair to bad paving, two climbs and a fast, bumpy, twisty descent. Strong wheels, thick tires and no loose water bottle holders or dentures recommended. Tighten all your bolts (including brakes, brake hoods, seat bolts and stem bolts)! Please riders, use the facilities and stay off of private property!! No gas or phones available in Milton.

Events:                             miles       laps         start         fee           places     value       limit
Cat  1/2/ Cat 1/2/Pro***      105          5              8:00         $33          10            $250        200
Categor Category 3           84            4              8:10         $33          6              $100        100
Categor Category 4           63            3              8:15         $33          6              $100        100
+Jr 17-1Jr 17-18               63            3              8:20         $23          6              $50          75
Categor Category 5           63            3              8:25         $33          6              ----           50
Mst 35+ Mast 35+1/2/3      63            3              8:30         $33          6              $100        100
Mst 45+ Mast 45+1/2/3      63            3              8:35         $33          6              $50          100

Women  Women1&2&P*** 63            3              8:40         $33          10            $250        100
Women  Women 3             63            3              8:45         $33          6              $100        100
+Junior  Jr Wm 15-18        42            2              8:50         $33          6              $50          50
+Jr 15-1 Jr 15-16              42            2              8:55         $23          6              $50          75
Mst 35+ Mast 35+ 4          42            2              11:00       $33          6              $100        50

Mst 35+ Mast 35+ 5          42            2              11:05       $33          6              ---            50

Mst 45+ Mast 45+ 4          42            2              11:10       $33          6              $50          50           
Mst 45+ Mast 45+ 5          42            2              11:15       $33          6              ----           50           
Women  Women 4            42            2              11:20       $33          6              ----           50
Mst 55+ Mast 55+ 1/2/3    42            2              11:25       $33          6              $50          50

Mst 55+ Mast 55+ 4/5       42            2              11:27       $33          6              $50          50

Mst Wm Mast Wm 30+      42            2              11:30       $33          6              $50          50
 +Jr 13-1Jr 13-14 B&G      21            1              11:33       $23          6              $50          50

+Junior events are part of the NCNCA Junior Points/Prestige Program; boys and girls (B&G where indicated) picked separate for points. Junior 13-14 and 15-18 (male and female) are all District Road Championships. There is not a Jr 10-12 Championship at this race, and as it is a bracketed age championships, younger riders cannot ride in the 13-14 race.

***Cat 2 riders also picked out separately for points only

---Second Groups available for full fields

Prizes: Cash (minimum $600) and tee shirts

Rules/Information: Please please use the toilets provided, and be civil to the local residents. They can make it really tough to hold another race here. While racing or warming up, ride to the right of the roadway as possible; let autos pass. Official follow vehicles only (any volunteers?) There may be none for your group; be prepared with pump and spare. Feeders may drive to feed zone, and then backtrack back to start. Please do not discard gel paks and inner tubes along the course.

How to Enter:

---via On-line at www.BikeReg.com, from Tuesday March 4, 2014 7 pm PST to April 13, 2014 for above fees plus on-line surcharge. From April 14-16 the fee on-line is $7 additional. No on-line entry after midnight PST Wednesday April 16. (Entry on site race day will be available). Youíll need to sign and date your entry form/release at race registration desk.

---By Mail: You may still enter by mail, but if a group is filling, go on-line. By mail, send standard USAC entry form/release along with fee above (if Postmarked by Friday March 22 to Velo Promo/Copperopolis, 19780 Soulsbyville Road, Soulsbyville, CA 95372. For those postmarked after, add $7. Note: indicate what category you are entering on check or form. Entries for several races in one envelope ok, but be sure to list race names on the outside. Envelopes without names of races on the outside may go to the wrong race. Mail in entries will not be processed until after the opening of online reg.

---At Race: You may enter at the race, provided your event is not filled, for the above listed fee plus $7.

2014 USAC license required (available at race). One day licenses are available only for Cat 5 or Women 4 . Entry fees include $1 NCNCA and $3 USAC insurance surcharges. Numbers will be provided.

Credits: Credit for another VP race will be given if VP is notified at tech@BikeReg.com by 5 pm PST Wednesday 4/16 that you can't compete. No credit issued if you plan to enter another race instead; no cash refunds. No substitutions for cancellations. Send e-mail for credit to tech@BikeReg.com

Champion Discounts: Champions pay normal fees up front; Current NorCal/Nevada District Road Race Champions and National Road Champions will get a refund at the reg desk of all but $3 per day if 1) their entry is received by the deadline above (otherwise they pay full fee, including late fee) and 2) they ride in the category they won the championship in (Master Champions may ride down in age, and ride for $3, and Juniors may ride up. District jersey is not required

Rules: Warming up in an unsafe manner (blocking traffic) will be penalized. Using anything other than regular bathroom facilities will result in disqualification. There is other traffic on the roadways; always be aware of it and prepared to slow and/or maneuver; warn riders behind you of hazards

Camping: Salt Spring Valley Resort now has camping (at the dam/lake, top of the climb on the course, about 3 miles from the start) Call (209) 785-7787 for more info.

Lodging: Lots of motels in Angels Camp, and one at Lake Tulloch, check with the Calaveras Visitorís Bureau at (209) 736-0049.

Further Information: Available at (209) 533-4996, or Velopro1@sonnet.com or our website at www.velopromo.com

Copperopolis: The Paris-Roubaix of California

 

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Contact Us:

    general e-mails:  velopro1@sonnet.com   

    withdrawals from a race, credits, changes, using a credit:  Tech@BikeReg.com 

    Phone:   (209) 533-4996  fax:  (209) 533-4996

    Mail:   19780 Soulsbyville Road, Soulsbyville, CA  95372