Maxxis Garden State Cup

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2017 Maxxis Garden State Cup Schedule

I = Individual Event T = Team Event
Date
Event
Sr. Men
Sr. Women
Juniors
35+
45+
55+
April 2Ronde Van MullicaIIII
April 9Cherry BlossomIIIII
April 29High Point Hill ClimbI
April 30BLP 2209 Gran PrixIII
May 7State Championship Criterium Sr.& JuniorI, TI, TI, T
May 13Jr. State Championship RR. Bear Mtn, Harriman NYI, T
May 21Masters Road Race I, TI, TI, T
May 27Bound BrookII
May 28RaritanI
May 29Tour of Somerville I
June 3Watermelon CritIII
June 4Tour de Fish*
Masters State Crit Championship
I, TI, TI, T
June 10Tour of Pitman I
June 11Historic Riverton Crit III
July 8 & 9Giro del CieloIII
July 9Giro del Cielo Road Race - Senior Women's State ChampionshipI, T
July 22State Championship ITT TTTTTT
July 23Freedom Tour IIIII
July 30Pedricktown Road Race* Sr State Championship I, T
August 6Jersey Devil
August 12FlandersII
August 20Pinecone Road RaceIIII
September 4Tour of Basking Ridge IIII
Final General ClassificationTTTTTT
Total # of Events:1010681010

MAXXIS GARDEN STATE CUP RULES

  1. Individual and Individual/Team competitions are open to USACycling licensed riders whose license states that they are residents of New Jersey and whose clubs are members of the NJBA. ‘Team’ only competitions (such as the Team Challenge and Team Time Trial) are open to riders from any state as long as their clubs are members of the NJBA.
  2. Riders must belong to an NJBA club. Riders and Clubs will not earn points until the club has officially joined the NJBA by submitting an application and paying annual dues. Out of state clubs can become NJBA members if they have riders licensed in New Jersey.
  3. Individual awards will be presented to each of the classes, including
    • Senior Men
    • Senior Women
    • Juniors
    • Masters 35+
    • Masters 45+
    • Masters 55+
  4. Team cups will be awarded in each class.
  5. Points are awarded according to the attached schedule. Ties are broken by totaling the number of 1st place finishes, then 2nd place finishes, then 3rd place finishes, etc., until a clear winner is established.
  6. All riders in all categories will have their lowest race result (one race only) dropped from the computation of their final point total. This dropped score will  be either the lowest score (if a rider scores points in all races) or a DNF / DNS.
  7. GSCC points will not be awarded to any category if an event has a date change after April 1. GSCC points will not be awarded to a category within an event if there is a change to that category after April 1.
  8. Events conducted for combined classes (not rider categories) racing one event where a common start and finish is used, shall not be considered for GSCC inclusion, except in U19 categories.
  9. Riders must be a registered member of a team (as noted in the USCF Rider Database) two (2) weeks prior to an event in order to earn points for that event.
  10. Riders changing clubs mid-season will keep the individual points already earned. Any team points previously earned will remain with the original team. Riders are allowed one (1) team change per season. Any rider changing teams more than once will forfeit all team points and all individual points earned after the initial team change.
  11. Riders are responsible for properly registering for each event (see NJBA schedule for events and fliers).
  12. Scoring is based on the official results issued by the Chief Judge from each event and the riders receive points based on their actual finish position. Protests are to be lodged at the event within the 15 minutes allowed for protests after results are posted. Changes will not be made after the official protest period has ended.
  13. All mass-start GSCC events that include Senior Men and/or Master 35+ Men must have a suitable NJBA approved photo-finish camera.
  14. Results must be submitted to the GSCC administrator in an approved format to be supplied by the GSCC administrator. Failure to submit results in an approved format may result in exclusion from future GSCC calendars.
  15. All decisions made by the GSCC committee are final.
  16. For the Team Time Trial, clubs entering more than one team per category must declare one (1) of those teams eligible to score points. Only those ‘declared’ teams will be used to determine final rankings and points. If a club fails to identify its eligible team in advance and has more than 1 team entered, the time of the slowest team will be used.
  17. For all individual events points are earned as follows:
    Place 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
    Points 20 19 18 17 16 15 14 13 12 11

     

    Place 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
    Points 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
  18. For team events, results are calculated by adding the individual points earned for up to three riders from each team as detailed above in rule 17. The point totals for each team are then compared to determine the team placing for the event and team points are then awarded as shown below:
    Place 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
    Points 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
  19. At the end of the season, the final individual standings will be used to to determine the ‘Team General Classification’ which will be the final ‘event’ in the team cup. Final GC standings will be calculated in the same manner as any other team event, with the top three riders’ points being used to determin that team’s placing (as in rule 18.)
  20. For Promoters Only: Maxxis Must be listed as an additional insured: Maxxis International, 545 Old Peachtree Road Suwanee, GA 30024

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