What: A three day USA Cycling stage race (time trial, road race, circuit race). Riders MUST complete each stage in order to start the next stage. When: TT- Friday afternoon, March 1st, Road Race Saturday a.m., Circuit Race Sunday a.m. Where: West Tucson / Southwest Tucson area. For exact locations and detailed maps see Race Bible Safety/Licensing: CPSC or ASTM approved hard-shell helmets and current USA Cycling or approved international license are mandatory.
PRE-REGISTRATION ONLY! NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION! To register go to:  https://www.usacycling.org/register/2019-353 Registration closes Feb 25th   at 11:59PM PDT. NO EXCEPTIONS. LATE FEES: A $15 late fee ($10 for Juniors) will be added to entries after Feb 15th. REFUNDS: A   $15   processing   fee   will   be   retained   on   all   cancellations   prior   to   Feb   24th. No Refunds after Feb 24th, 2019. NO EXCEPTIONS. CHECK-IN:   All   categories   check-in   at   Stage   1   on   Friday,   March   1st   from   10:00   a.m.   to 4:00 p.m. Stage 1 Time Trial start times posted prior to check-in are approximate. NO    RESTARTS,    late    start    requests,    race    day    registration    or    race    day    category changes. Check-in closes at 4:00 p.m. JR.   RACERS:   Boys   and   Girls   will   race   together   in   their   respective   categories   but   be scored separately as part of USA Cycling Road Development Race Series. FIELD   LIMITS:   100   per   USA   Cycling   category   except   Cat   5   Men   (75).   Two   Cat   5   Men’s age groups, 19-39 and 40+. TEAM   ENTRIES:   Men   Pro/1   and   Women   Pro/1/2,   one   team   entry   per   club,   up   to   10 riders. FURTHER INFO: Visit www.tucsonbicycleclassic.com and reference the Technical Guide for race details. For questions that are not answered by the website, e-mail us at tucsonbicycleclassic@gmail.com. EVENT-LICENSE: $30 for the 3-day event license required for riders who do not hold a current annual license. For Men 40+ who are newer to racing, please take advantage of the 40+ Cat 5 group. (Age group riders may be Cat 1 and 2 riders who have not slowed down much with age.) Official TBC Hotel:  Ramada - Tucson, Arizona (AZ) 350 South Freeway, Tucson, AZ 85745-2707 Phone: 520-239-2300 http://www.tucsonramada.com/ Pool, spa and spacious grounds/rooms. Close to the freeway and stages 1 & 3.  Offers special reduced rate (mentionTucson Bicycle Classic). Complimentary full breakfast w/ 'Grab and Go' option for the early morning. Men Pro 1, 2 , 3, Women Pro 1, 2 awards are at Ramada Hotel Sunday afternoon, March 18th.
Entry Fee Category Prize  (GC Placement Only) $125 Men Pro/1 $2,200 awarded to top 10 places $115 Men 2 $1,000 awarded to top 10 places $125 Women Pro/1/2 $2,200 awarded to top 10 places $100 Women 3 $500 awarded to top 5 places $100 Women 4 $500 awarded to top 5 places $90    Women 5 Medals to 1st-3rd  places $100 Women35+ $500 awarded to top 5 places $100 Women45+ $500 awarded to top 5 places $95 Women 55+ $300 to top 3 places $90 Women 65/70+ Medals to 1st-3rd places in each age group $100 Men 3 $500  awarded to top 5 places $100 Men 4 $500 awarded to top 5 places $90 Men 5, 39-under Medals to 1st-3rd  places $90 Men 5, 40+ Medals to 1st-3rd  places $100 Men 35+ $500 awarded to top 5 places $100 Men 45+ $500 awarded to top 5 places $95 Men 55+ $300 to top 3 places $90 Men 65/70/75+ Medals to 1st-3rd places in each age group $60 JR 17-18 Medals to 1st-3rd  places $60 JR 15-16 Medals to 1st-3rd  places $60 JR 13-14 Medals to 1st-3rd  places $60 JR 9-12 Medals to 1st-3rd  places in each age group Promoter reserves the right to merge/alter/add or delete categories.
News and Updates:
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USA Cycling Junior Development Race Series event!
Proudly presented by Le Scomparse, Team Rhino and El Grupo cycling teams
 Race announcements: 1. Come race in classic Arizona spring weather with highs in the 70s/60’s and lows in 40’s; stellar cycling weather-come join us! 2. The time trial course will be closed before the race and we request you DO NOT warm up on Kinney Road west of Gates Pass Rd. Please warm up on Gates Pass Rd or Kinney south/west of Old Tucson. 3. There is absolutely NO OVERNIGHT PARKING OR CAMPING allowed on the Pima Community College West campus this weekend (next to Stage 3 circuit race). The lot is for race event parking only.  Thank you for your cooperation which is essential for the continued use of the various venues and locations.
March 1st - 3rd  2019
Thanks so much for your support over the last 34years. Join in the fun: challenging courses, beautiful desert terrain and a  $10,000 cash purse! We wish you the best of luck for a fast, safe race!
Contact Race Officials: Nancy Ellis Tracy Barclay