211 Parish Park Rd Ruston, Louisiana 71270
512-573-6543
rolando@mscxproject.org

About

Mountain Bike Festival

2021 Piney Hills Classic Race will take place on September 18th & 19th. 

  • CONTACT INFO
  • REGISTRATION: www.bikereg.com/pineyhillsclassic
  • View our 2021 Piney Hills Classic Covid-19 Plan: http://pineyhillsclassic.com/covid-19-plan/
  • ENTRY FEES AND REGISTRATION
    • Deadline for online pre-registration is Saturday, September 18th at 5PM Central Time Zone. This year, we will not have onsite registration on race day, Sunday, September 19th. Online registration has been extended to Saturday, September 18th until 5pm.
    • Register online at www.bikereg.com/pineyhillsclassic Online registration fees apply.
    • USAC Annual License is required for Cat 1 and Pro racers.
    • Cat 2/Cat 3 racers may race without a USAC Annual License for an additional $10.
    • Annual licenses available race day but it is a quicker process to purchase them online via USACycling.org.
    • Adults: Cat 2 $40 & Cat 1 $45
    • Juniors 18 and under: $15
    • Juniors 12 and under: Free

SATURDAY Sept. 18th XC Courses open for pre-riding until 4:00 PM.

  • 1:00PM – 5:00PM . . . Race Plate/Number Pick-Up. XC Race Registration
  • 2:00 PM . . . . . . . . . . .First Time Racer Clinic
  • 4:00 PM . . . . . . . . . Junior 12 & 10 under start
    • 12 and Under……………..…………. 5 miles (2 laps on the kids course)
    • 10 and Under……………..…….……. 2.5 miles (1 laps on the kids course)
  • 5:00 PM . . . . . . . . . Category 3 starts
    • Cat 3……………………..…………… 9 miles (1 lap on the adult XC course)
    • 6:00 PM Awards for each category/class.

SUNDAY Sept. 19th XC Courses closed during racing

  • 7:00AM . . . . . . . . . Race Plate/Number Pick-Up. No Day Registration.
  • 8:00 AM . . . . . . . . . Categories 1 & 2 start
    • Pro/Cat ……………………………. 27 miles (3 lap on the adult XC course)
    • Cat 1 19-39 ……………………… 27 miles (3 lap on the adult XC course)
    • Cat 1 & 2 ……………………………. 18 miles (2 lap on the adult XC course)

Awards for each category/class approx. 15 minutes after the last rider has finished.

AWARDS/PRIZES

Pro/Cat 1: payout based on TMBRA payout structure. For info visit: http://tmbra.org/rules.htm

Cat 2: Trophies for top 3. Ribbons 4th-10th plus merchandise 5 deep

Cat 3: Trophies for top 3. Ribbons 4th-10th plus a merchandise raffle

CATAGORIES/CLASSES

We will be running all categories/classes that are a part of the TMBRA Texas Cup XC Series. For more information on those, please visit: http://tmbra.org/rules.htm

COURSE DESCRIPTION

LINCOLN PARISH PARK is located in Ruston, Louisiana in the beautiful piney hills of Northern Louisiana. The race and trail earned the distinguished status of “NORBA Classic” over a decade ago. The course includes sweet single-track with epic switchback climbs, technical sections and sustained descents.