WNYcx Series Racing

At the first annual Cyclocross Promoters Summit held at Tony Rome’s in January 2013, there was discussion about creating a race series that would connect each of the individual races currently held in Buffalo and Rochester.

Goals for the 2013 series:

  • standardize categories using USAC format between races to permit series scoring.
  • create a points scoring system for series scoring.
  • seek sponsors to provide prizes for the series winner.
  • improve participation at all races by raising awareness through the series and web-site.
  • create a leaders jersey to be worn each week or to be won by the series winner.
  • create a promotional T-shirt with events and sponsors.

However, there are a number of logistic and political challenges that remain to be resolved:

  • get all promoters to adopt USAC permitting.
  • get more racers to purchase annual USA Cycling licenses instead of one-day licenses.
  • find sponsors for the series that don’t conflict with existing independent promoters sponsors.

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