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27th Annual Piney Hills Classics: Race Week Details

Mountain Bike Festival

TMBRA & Gulf South Racers & Friends,

It’s race week. Don’t miss out on participating in a Southern Classic MTB Race, The 27th Annual Piney Hills Classic. We are ready and excited to host you all. A few reminders:

  • The race course is marked!!!! Many thanks to the great team at Lincoln Parish Park.
  • Lincoln Parris Park Daily entrance fee is $2. Bring cash.
  • Excited to announce that River City Cycling will be onsite on Sunday providing neutral support to keep you on your bike!
  • Important Notice: We are working with a local catering partner who will cook fresh burgers for our Piney Hills Classic post race meal. All pre-registered racer will receive a FREE post meal ticket. In order to be prepared for the weekend, we will need all racers to pre-register for us to provide a headcount to our cater. Please pre-register online in order to secure your free post race meal. Online registration closes today, Thursday, September 12th at 11:59pm. Get all details and register today at https://www.bikereg.com/pineyhillsclassic

Onsite registration available race weekend (up to 30 minutes prior to your groups start) – add $10 for Adults

  • Adults: $ 35 online / $45 onsite]
  • Juniors 18 and under: $15/ $20 onsite
  • Juniors 12 and under: Free

SATURDAY Sept. 14 XC Courses open for pre-riding all day

  • 1:00PM – 5:00PM . . . XC Race Registration

SUNDAY Sept. 15 XC Courses closed during racing

  • 7:00AM: Registration opens (registration ends 30 minutes prior to start of your race)
  • 7:30 AM: Junior 12 & 10 under start
  • 8:45 AM : All other Category 3 start
  • 9:45 AM:  Categories 1 & 2 start
  • Awards will take place 30 minutes after the completion of each category.


  • 12 and Under: 5 miles course
  • Cat 3: 9 miles, 1 lap of the full loop
  • Pro/Cat 1 Open  & Cat 1 19-39: 27 miles, 3 laps of the full loop
  • Cat 1 & 2: 18 miles, 2 laps of the full loop


  • 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


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

See you all soon!

Healthy Regards,

27th Annual Piney Hills Classic Team
Register at https://www.bikereg.com/pineyhillsclassic

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