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2012 UCI CXLA-Cross After Dark Weekend - Tech Guide

Event Summary:
Event: Date: UCI CXLA-Cross After Dark Weekend @ LA State Historic Park Sat/Sun, December 1-2, 2012 Los Angeles State Historic Park C2 / C2

UCI Classification:

Start Time/Depart: Sat 12/1 – 12:30PM is the first race start (see detailed race schedule) Sun 12/2 – 11:30AM is the first race start (see detailed race schedule) Contact: Race Director: Dorothy Wong – Dot@SoCalCross.org 626.622.2595 Technical Director: Jeff Herring – Jeff@SoCalCross.org 626.622.5585 Timing/Results: Chris Bassett – Chris@SoCalCross.org 510-325-1155 Venue Location: Los Angeles State Historic Park - 1245 N. Spring Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012 Registration: Opens at 11:00AM Saturday 12/1 at Race Venue. Anti Doping: All races are conducted under USA Cycling, UCI and USADA anti-doping regulations. Riders must check to see if they are required to submit to doping control. Doping Control will be located in the 2nd unit of the HQ mobile trailer and will include a private restroom.

Host Hotel: BEST WESTERN PLUS Dragon Gate Inn - 818 N Hill Street, Los Angeles, Ca 90012 Phone: 213/617-3077 - Fax: 213/680-3753 - Parking is $10.day Post Race Showers: There will be portable showers and changing rooms on site. Race-Media HQ- Internet: Race-Media HQ will be located in the mobile trailer adjacent to Race Registration tents. Wireless access will be available at the HQ trailer and at the officials-scoring platform at the finish line. Awards Stage: The awards Podium is located in the sponsor expo near the start-finish and will take place immediately following the race. Post Event Press Conference: Immediately following the awards ceremony at awards podium. Emergency Hospital: California Hospital Medical Center 1401 South Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90015 (213) 748-2411 – www.chmcla.org_

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PART 1: Rules and Regulations
Regulations: The race shall be held under the 2012 USAC/UCI regulations: notably, safety, starting order, course guidelines, and duration of events. Participation: Categories: The event will include UCI elite women, men and junior men 17-18 categories as well as USAC categories as part of the SoCalCross Prestige Series and shall be organized in accordance with USAC and UCI regulations. UCI categories will include: Elite Men, Elite Women, Junior Men 17-18. USAC categories will include: Youth ages 6-9, Junior Men and Women 10-14, 15-18, Master Men 35+ A (CX1-4), 35+ B (3/4), 45+ A (CX1-4), 45+B (CX3/4), Men 55+ (CX1-4), Women 35+ (CX1-4), Non UCI Men A (CX1-4), Non UCI Women A (CX1-4), Men B (CX3/4), Women B (CX3/4), Men C (CX4), Women C (CX4), Single Speed A (CX1-4), Single Speed Men B (CX3/4), Single Speed Women (CX1-4). Racing Age: A rider's 2012-13 racing age, according to UCI 5.1.001 The category to which the license-holder belongs on 1 January of the civil year following will be used for his participation in events for the whole season. In other words, A rider's racing age for all categories is determined by his/her age on December 31, 2013. Race Headquarters & Press Room: Race HQ-Media will be located in the mobile trailer next to Race Registration. Wireless Internet will be provided. Anti-Doping: All races are conducted under USA Cycling, UCI and USADA anti-doping regulations. Riders must check to see if they are required to submit to doping control. Doping Control will be located in an event RV which will be designed and equipped with features to allow for Doping Control to take place separate from Race HQ and Press Room. Start Order & Staging Protocol: UCI rule 5.1.043 – Elite: The start order will be determined by the order of latest published UCI cyclocross points classification from highest to lowest. Riders without UCI points will receive start position by drawing lots.

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PART 1: Rules and Regulations (cont’d)
Bike Washing Area: Spray washing will be available within the pit area as needed. There will be an auxiliary wash area and set up as needed for pre-post race cleanup at the North end of the park. Pit Pass & Mechanic’s Protocol: Mechanics’ pit passes for UCI elite men and women’s races will be issued at Registration/Packet Pick-up. No other personnel will be allowed in the pit zone. Awards Area: Riders finishing in the top 5 of UCI elite and Top 3 U23 men, Top 5 elite and Top 3 U23 women and Top 5 Junior Men 17-18 categories shall report IMMEDIATELY to the podium waiting area. Only riders and staff are allowed in the podium waiting area. NO EXCEPTIONS. Mechanics must post bikes in the “winner’s rack” within 5 minutes of the finish. Mechanics are to stay with the bikes until after their rider’s press conference. Registration: Pre-registration is available online via AthletePath.com and can be found at www.SoCalCross.org/register. Online registration ends Thursday – November 29th at 11:59pm Pacific Time. Registration will also be available on race day at venue for all USAC Categories. USAC race registration opens 2 hours before each category start and closes 20 minutes prior to each race wave start UCI race day registration WILL NOT be allowed. All UCI registration MUST be done on-line BEFORE on-line registration closes Thursday 11.29. Rider confirmation and race number pick-up closes 1 hour before start of the UCI races. License: • USAC licenses required. One-day licenses will be available for purchase for $10 at race for non-UCI events. For UCI events Elite Men, Women and Juniors are required to hold a valid UCI International License.

Pre-Reg/Online Entry Fees: A $5.00 race day fee will be added to those not pre-registering.

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UCI Elite Men $45 UCI Elite Women $45 UCI Junior Men 17-18 $35 USAC Masters Men & Women (all ages) $30 USAC Categories (Non UCI & Single Speed) $30 USAC Juniors race is FREE with USA Cycling License or $10 1 day license fee applies. Youth Age 6-9 race (one lap) $10. First Timer Race (one lap) $10 2nd race is $5.00 except UCI category races.

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Prize Money Scale:

Prize money will be awarded per the UCI C2 race 2012-13 Prize money scale for all UCI events EXCEPT SoCalCross will offer equal prize money to top 5 UCI elite men and women.

PART 2: Venue - Course Description

THE COURSE IS OPEN FOR RIDER INSPECTION DURING THESE HOURS: 1:00PM on Friday 11.30, 12:00PM Saturday 12.1 and 10:30AM on Sunday 12.2. then in between race waves throughout the race day when directed by the race officials.

ABOUT THE VENUE – Los Angeles State Historic Park: Los Angeles State Historic Park is located at 1245 N. Spring Street, Los Angeles CA, 90012. The park is open to the public from 8:00am to sunset, 7 days a week. A California State Park, LASHP also figures prominently in revitalization of the Los Angeles River with a plan for native wetland habitat on the site and a future physical connection to the River. Coupled with efforts to connect with other green spaces of urban Los Angeles through a series of bike paths and pedestrian walkways, LASHP is, as it has always been, a gateway – in the 21st century to a greener and newly imagined urban Los Angeles. MORE PARK INFO AT: http://www.lashp.com
ABOUT THE COURSE: This 3.5km long course consists of a mix of tight turns and long straights

mostly flat grass and hard packed dirt while taking advantage of the natural elevation changes around the venue. There will be one cross over-under bridge, one double-stairs section, one double-barrier section, one straight sand section and one dirt BMX-style berm-whoops section. There will be a double pit (2-way) location in the center of the course, splitting the midway points in each direction of the course. It will include a bike wash station for races in progress. Auxiliary wash stations will be located in the bike pit as needed and near the north and south end of parking lot.

First Aid-Medical will be located at the medical tent located near the VIP Team Parking Lot including two ELS certified EMTs will be on site for the duration of the race day from course open to close closure. An ambulance with two ALS certified personnel will be standing by at the medical area for the UCI races.

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PART 3: Park information and Directions
Los Angeles State Historic Park, 1245 N. Spring Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012

GOOGLE MAP SHORT LINK TO THE PARK: http://g.co/maps/wjmb6

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PART 3: Park information and Directions (cont’d) Traveling by Car?
From the 110 freeway NORTHBOUND: Take exit 24 to merge onto N Hill St Turn left onto W College St 0.2 mi. Turn left onto N Spring S. Park will be on the left. From the 110 freeway SOUTHBOUND: take exit 24C on the left to merge onto N Hill St toward Civic Center. Turn left onto W College St. Turn left onto N Spring St. Park will be on the left. From the 5 freeway SOUTH BOUND: Merge onto the 110 Freeway South. Take exit 24C on the left to merge onto N Hill St toward Civic Center - Turn left onto W College St - Turn left onto N Spring St. Park will be on the left. From the 5 freeway NORTHBOUND: Take exit 136B for Broadway - Turn left onto North Broadway - Continue onto North Spring Street. Park will be on the right. PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION IS AN EASY WAY TO LA STATE HISTORIC PARK! UNION STATION IS LESS THAN A MILE AWAY! Flying? LAX is the best option… Plus you can take the LAX FlyAway bus (just $7) right from your baggage claim to Union Station. Bikes roll free! Burbank airport is not far either and Metrolink stops right at BUR! Take the train to CXLA! Amtrak TO Union Station another great alternative! Amtrak http://www.amtrak.com GO METRO! Don’t want to drive to the race? Take the Metro Rail – Gold Line to Chinatown Station… literally 50 yards from the Park! Go Metro Trip Planners: Metro – http://www.metro.net AND Metrolink – http://www.metrolinktrains.com

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PART 4: Weekend Event and Race Schedule
11.28 WEDNESDAY – COURSE SET UP – DAY 1 • 8a-4p BUILD: FLYOVER, STAIRS, BMX SECTION, SAND PIT

11.29 THURSDAY – COURSE SET UP – DAY 2 • • 8a-4p 12N CON’T BUILD PLUS INSTALL BARRIERS, STAKE COURSE DELIVER POTTIES, TRAFFIC SAFETY & FENCING

11:30 FRIDAY – COURSE SET UP – DAY 3 • • • • • • • 8A-6PM 11:00AM 2:00PM 3:00PM 5:00PM 6:00PM 6:00PM TAPE COURSE, POSITION: LIGHTS, FINISH TRUSS, BANNERS EXPO LOAD IN – VENDORS, TEAMS COURSE OPEN FOR INSPECTION CX RIDE & CLINIC WITH THE PROS TEST-TUNE UP LIGHTS FOR NIGHT RACE COURSE CLOSED FOR THE NIGHT. WELCOME to LA PARTY at DOWNTOWN LA BICYCLES 1626 S. Hill Street, LA CA 90015 213-745-6783 7

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2012 UCI CXLA-Cross After Dark Weekend - Tech Guide PART 4: Weekend Event and Race Schedule (cont’d)
12.1 - SATURDAY CROSS AFTER DARK FINAL (USAC RACES LIMITED TO 100 RIDERS) • • • • • • • 8A-10AM 11:00 AM 11:30 AM 12:00 PM 12:30 PM 9:30 PM 10:00 PM EXPO LOAD IN – DAY 2 RACE DAY REGISTRATION OPENS – PACKET PICK UP AT VENUE BEGINNER'S CX CLINIC COURSE OPEN FOR WARM-UP-INSPECTION ALL CATEGORIES RACING BEGINS (see separate schedule) RACE DAY ENDS RIDE & PARTY AT GOLDEN ROAD BREWING! CXLA DAY TWO RACE DAY PACKET PICK UP AVAILABLE COURSE OPEN FOR WARM-UP-INSPECTION ALL CATEGORIES UCI CATEGORY RACING BEGINS (see separate schedule) RACE DAY ENDS WRAP CXLA – EXPO STAYS OPEN UNTIL 5PM

12.2 – SUNDAY • • • • • 9:00 AM 10:30 AM 11:00 AM 2:00 PM 2:30 PM

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SATURDAY, December 1st, 2012: CXLA day one
EVENT SCHEDULE
Start Wave/Categories Duration Prizelist Online Entry Fee
Race Day add $5 2nd Race add $5 11:00 AM 11:30 AM 12:00 PM 12:30 PM 12:31 PM 12:45 PM 12:46 PM 1:30 PM 1:31 PM 1:33 PM 2:30 PM 2:31 PM 2:32 PM 5:15 PM 3:30 PM 3:31 PM 3:32 PM 4:30PM 4:31 PM 5:30 PM 5:31 PM 5:32 PM 6:10 PM 6:15 PM 6:30 PM 7:30 PM 8:30 PM Race day registration opens BEGINNER’S CX CLINIC (infield demo course) Course open for warm up and inspection FIRST TIMER (one lap) YOUTH - Age 6 to 9 (one lap) Junior Boys 15-18; Junior Girls 15-18 Junior Boys 10-14; Junior Girls 10-14 Masters Men 35+ B: (CX 3/4) Masters Men 45+ B: CX 3/4) Masters Men 55+: (CX 1-4) Men C: (CX 4) Beginner Masters Women 35+ (CX1-4) Women C (CX 4) Beginner Young Riders Kids Cross Race (kids course) Non-UCI Men A: CX 1-4 *No SERIES points awarded. Masters Men 35+ A: CX 1-4 Masters Men 45+ A: CX 1-4 Men B: CX 3/4 Non-UCI Women A: CX 1-4; Women B CX 3/4
*Race together for prizes; Women B earn SERIES points.

100 rider field limits for all waves per USAC rules…USAC license required or 1-Day $10 – UCI races require UCI license 1 lap 1 lap 30 min Top 3 – Medals Top 3 – Medals Top 3 – Medals each category Top 5 - Prizes Top 5 - Prizes Top 5 - Prizes Top 5 – Prizes Top 5 - Prizes Top 5 – Prizes Top 3 - $100 Top 3 - $100 Top 3 - $100 Top 5 - Prizes Top 5 – Prizes Top 3 - $100 Top 5 – Prizes Top 5 – Prizes Top 5 – Prizes $10 $10 FREE with Annual or
Add $10 for USAC 1-Day or $30 for Junior annual

45 min 45 min 45 min 40 min 40 min 40 min 45 min 45 min 45 min 45 min 45 min 40 min 40 min 40 min

$30 $30 $30 $30 $30 $30 $30 $30 $30 $30 $30 $30 $30 $30

Single Speed A: CX 1-4 Single Speed B: CX 3/4; Single Speed Women Single Speed Women

Course open for UCI inspection and warm up KNOGS Light Up Your Bike Parade! … a flash-mob by bike loop around the Park! UCI Junior Men 17-18 UCI Elite Women/Cross After Dark Final UCI Elite Men/Cross After Dark Final 40 min 40 min 60 min Top 15 - $1,040 Top 15 - $1,637 Top 25 - $2,013 $35 $45 $45

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SUNDAY, December 2nd, 2012: CXLA day two
UCI EVENT SCHEDULE
Start Wave/Categories Duration Prizelist Online Entry Fee: Race Day add $5 nd 2 Race add $5
after higher entry paid except Juniors

8:00 AM 9:30 AM 9:30 AM 10:00 AM 10:00 AM 10:30 AM 11:00 AM 12:00 PM 1:00 PM

Expo Opens Women’s Ride with the Pros Kids Ride the Pros Young Riders Kiddie Cross Race (kids course) UCI Registration – Packet Pick Up Course open for warm up and inspection – UCI Categories UCI Junior Men 17-18 UCI Elite Women UCI Elite Men 40 min 40 min 60 min Top 15 - $1,040 Top 15 - $1,637 Top 25 - $2,013 $45 $45 $45

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UCI ELITE MEN AND WOMEN EQUAL CASH PURSE TO TOP 5 PLACINGS!

NON UCI CASH PURSE SATURDAY 12/1: MASTER MEN 35+ A (CX1-4) = $100 TOP 3 (50/30/20) MASTER MEN 45+ A (CX1-4) = $100 TOP 3 (50/30/20) NON-UCI MEN A (CX1-4) = $100 TOP 3 (50/30/20) NON-UCI WOMEN A/B (CX1-4)= $100 TOP 3 (50/30/20)

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