2009 California Cup
The 2009 California Cup
is composed of Eleven separate events under different clubs and USCF/USAC
insurance and permits, but all operated/coordinated by Velo Promo in
Soulsbyville. Note that not all categories race on all days.
Overall Prizes/Points: only available for 4 racing
groups: Elite 1/2/Pro, Women 1/2/3, Master 35+ 1/2/3 and Category 3. Points
are awarded to the top ten in each of the races. Ties are broken by the
placing in the final race, Il Giro.di San Francisco
Points for Road Events: 20,17,15,13,11,9,7,6,5,4.
Points for Criteriums and TT: 15,12,10,8,6,5,4,3,2,1.
Prizes overall go to top ten Elite 1/2/Pro ($500 value), top
ten Women ($500 value), top six Master 35+s ($300 value) and top six Category
Entries/Fees: Fees are as with each entry ad
(normally $24 pre entry, except 1/2/Pro and Women 1/2/3 at Giro and Vacaville:
$29) for pre-entry (postmarked by the Friday a week before each race weekend)
Post entry add $7 each race. No post fee for Category 5 or Women 4 events.
Fees include race insurance & surcharges. Go to www.sportsbaseonline.com
for online entry. Send standard USCF entry/release form to CAL CUP, 19780
Soulsbyville Road, Soulsbyville, CA 95372. USE SEPARATE ENTRY FORM/RELEASE
FOR EACH RACE!!! (One envelope is ok). Be sure to label the envelope "CAL
CUP", and which events are inside. Make Checks to Velo Promo.
Refunds: Credit for another VP race will be given
if VP is notified (via email@example.com
) by 5 pm on the Wednesday immediately preceding each race that you can't
compete. No credit issued if you plan to enter another race that day instead;
no cash refunds. No substitutions for cancellations.
Champion Discounts: Current NorCal/Nevada District
Champions ride for $3 per day if 1) their entry is received by the deadlines
below (otherwise they pay full fee, including late fee), 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), and 3) if the event they are
entering is that in which they won the Championship (Road, TT or Criterium).
District jersey not required.
Rules: USCF Rules apply; Free lap rule in
Criteriums; team/club follow or feed vehicles breaking the rules or the law
may as always result in penalties to the riders in the team/club of the
vehicle. All events are rain or shine; Follow vehicles as allowed at road
races by Chief ref and as available. Centerline rules enforced in road events.
Illegal &/or unsafe warm-ups before races results in dq.
2009 Cal Cup Schedule:
August 8, Saturday Warnerville Time Trial, Knights Ferry
PRE ENTRY ONLY
August 9, Sunday: Patterson Pass (Corral Hollow) Road Race,
August 15, Saturday: Dunnigan Road Race, Yolo
August 16, Sunday: Suisun Harbor Criterium, Suisun City
August 22, Saturday: San Ardo Road Race, San Ardo
August 23, Sunday: University Road Race, Santa Cruz
August 29, Saturday: Winters Road Race, Winters
August 30, Sunday: Vacaville Gran Prix, Vacaville (Also
District Crit Championships)
Sept 5, Saturday: Challenge Challenge Road Race, Challenge,
Sept 6, Sunday: Esparto Time Trial, Esparto PRE ENTRY ONLY
September 7, Monday: Giro Di San Francisco
Further Info: Velo
Promo, (209) 533-4996. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org,
Other VP Pages:
How to Enter General
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