2 WHITE TANKS – WHITE TANK WHIRLWIND
February 8, 2014
White Tanks Regional Park
20304 W. White Tank Mountain Road
Waddell, AZ 85355
White Tank Regional Park is a fun course, mixed in with a smidge of technical riding. White Tanks is part of the Maricopa County Regional parks and has long been a staple of the MBAA for good reason, it’s close to the Phoenix Metro area, fun and offers up some great riding.
From central Phoenix, take I -10 west towards LA they will take exit 125 (Sarival). At Sarival they will take a Right on to Sarival. Next street will be McDowell they will take a Left at McDowell. Follow McDowell till you reach the 303 and make a Right on the 303. Follow the 303 till you reach Northern and make a Left onto Northern. Follow Northern till you reach Cotton and make a Right onto Cotton. Follow Cotton till you reach Olive and make a Left onto Olive and follow Olive to the park. Follow park road all the way till it ends to the Competitive track location.
Ralph’s Snackbar will be onsite with fresh coffee, burritos and other grub!
Save money and time – sign up online, early!
$20 First timers (1x only)
$20 Juniors (18 and under, price never changes)
$40 Early – up until Sunday at 11:59pm week of the event
$45 Ontime – Monday 12:00am until Thursday 7:00pm
$55 Late & Day of registration – Thursday 7:01pm until 30 min prior to race start
All Cat 1 and Pro riders MUST have a valid USAC license – no exceptions.
All Cat2/3/Marathon/Rock Crusher/Single Speed/Jr riders must either have a valid USAC license OR purchase a 1-Day license for an additional $10.
What does paying USAC do for you?
By having a 1-day license (or annual) this provides:
Insurance for you (and us) for the event
Allows you to earn points towards qualifying for nationals
Allows us to be called a state championship series
Awards are 3 deep per category (categories are shown below under FAQ)
Payouts are for Marathon and Pro categories only and will be 5 deep for both males & females.
1st = $100
2nd = $90
3rd = $80
4th = $50
5th = $25
Pro = Professional cyclist with a valid USAC pro card.
Cat 1 = Expert = Wicked fast, USAC must certify you as a Cat 1 cyclist based on your historical performances.
Cat 2 = Sport = dang fast = not just a weekend warrior, usually rides quite bit
Cat 3 = Beginner = relatively new to the sport.
First Timer = Newbie = new to the sport, never raced with MBAA or has no experience with mtn bike racing.
Single Speed = 1 gear bike = one gear on bike, likes to suffer (our kind of folks)
Masters Men 60+ = older gents, 60+ years of age
Rock Crusher = Gents 200lbs or more
Marathon = long distance rider = 3.5hrs or more per race, likes to suffer, not right in the head (most definitely our kind of folks)
Jr = Ages 9-11, and ages 12-14
Youth = Ages 6-8 - NEW for 2014
Kid = tot = little one (under 6) that likes a short, free race
Every great event is not possible without the help and support of outstanding volunteers. Volunteer hours are logged and will count towards team standings. Help make these events great by giving back a bit of your time, heck you might even get some extra schwag, and some new friends, without a doubt, you will get our sincere gratitude in helping making it all happen.
Green arrows = Jr loop ~2.6 miles
Blue arrows = Inner loop ~ 4.9 miles
Black arrows = Outer loop ~ 7 miles
RACE DAY SCHEDULE:
RACE DAY SCHEDULE:
7:15am – Registration/Check in open! – Bring ID, be patient please.
8:30am – Marathon start
All athletes must check in/register 30 min prior to their start time
Start times are posted here
Riders must know their lap counts
Course will be marked, however per USAC riders must know the course (maps are above)
11:15am – All registration shutdown
12:00p – Kids race registration – Giant Scottsdale Tents
1:00p – FREE Kids Race
~Noon* – Awards for Wave 2
~2pm* – Awards for Wave 1, 3, 4
*Whenever possible, we will do awards as quickly as possible, thus times may be earlier. We will do our utmost to meet (or beat) awards times.
LAP COUNTS & START TIMES:
2014 White Tank Start Times rev2
Rev1 - modified Cat 1 Jr 15-18 Male/Female counts to match Cat 2 Jr laps – based on national/International formats 13JAN14
Rev2 – modified Cat 2 Jr 15-18 Male Start times, included Jr 6-8 Lap count/start time 22JAN14