Rusty Potts U19 Cup

2017 Rusty Potts U19 Cup Schedule

Date
Event
April 1Sandy Hook TT
April 15Allamuchy TT
May 6Somerset Circuit TT
May 7Plainfield Criterium (Jr State Championship)
May 13Bear Mountain Classis (Jr Road Race Championship)
May 27Kingwood TT
May 29Tour of Somerville (M 15-16 only)
June 3Watermelon Crit
June 10-11Tour de FCCC (2 day stage race)
July 22Blueberry TT (State Championship TT)
September 4Tour of Basking Ridge

The Rusty Potts U19 Cup competition challenges New Jersey’s young athletes to compete throughout a full season of bicycle races from late March until early September.

Cups are awarded in each age group.

Men 10-12
Men 13-14
Men 15-16
Women 10-12
Women 13-14
Women 15-18

Points will be awarded for each age group as follows:

1st place = 5 points
2nd place = 4 points
3rd place = 3 points
4th place = 2 points
all other finishers will be awarded 1 point
DNF or DNS = 0 points

Note: The Tour de FCCC 2-day stage race will be scored as one event based on final overall GC points only. Points for this event will be awarded based on NJ riders only – meaning that the highest placed NJ rider in each age group will score 5 pts, the 2nd NJ rider will score 4 pts, etc. In addition, there will be a 1.5 point bonus for the top NJ finisher in each stage, a 1 point bonus for the 2nd NJ finisher and a .5 point bonus for all other finishers.

All riders must be members of NJBA clubs before the final event in the competition.

This edition of the Rusty Potts U19 Cup will comprise 11 challenging events, representing 4 disciplines of the sport.

• 5 Time Trials
• 4 Criteriums
• 1 Road Race
•  and one 2-day Stage Race (TT, Road Race & Criterium)

The competition aims to rewards those junior riders who show consistency across all disciplines and commitment throughout the season.

The Junior Development Committee would like to thank all those event promoters who make time to include junior races at their events and all the officials who are presented with unique challenges during our junior races, keeping track of riders in different age groups and of widely different abilities and skill levels.

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