2018 Cyclo-Cross Calendar Announcement

Ontario Cycling Association is pleased to announce the series of events that will make up the 2018 Cyclo-Cross preliminary schedule. The calendar builds off the very successful 2017 season, with several returning events including three (3) weekly series, four (4) regional events, four (4) Ontario Cups and a Provincial Championship.

The season starts mid to late September with regional events taking place on Saturdays and Ontario Cup events featured every Sunday. National events include the Pan Am Championship and National Championships during the month of November. The Provincial Championship will take place at the end of the season in November.

Highlighted events for the 2018 season include:

*Please note the below schedule is preliminary and subject to change. Events will be added to the OCA events calendar upon confirmation and completion of the event permitting process by organizers. 

 

 

New to Competition?

New to Cyclo-Cross? Want to try out a race or support a local event? Competition opportunities are available for members of all abilities and all types of licensed riders. Test yourself on a challenging course of varying ability levels within a weekly series, or regional event. Ontario Cup sanctioned events are open to Citizen Permit and UCI license holders with the top level categories reserved for UCI license holders only. For a breakdown on category license, please refer to http://www.ontariocycling.org/sports/cyclo-cross/ or the Cyclo-Cross Series Overview & Guidelines.

 

Ontario Cup Points

Series points will be awarded to participants who race within the Ontario Cup series and are only available to those who hold an OCA citizen permit or UCI license. Double points can be earned this year by attending the Dam Cross on October 21st.
Note: Ontario Cup points are not awarded at Provincial Championships.

Points are awarded as follows:

Finish Position in Category

Series Points   Finish Position in Category Series Points

1st Place

25 Points 9th Place 7 Points

2nd Place

20 Points 10th Place

6 Points

3rd Place

16 Points 11th Place

5 Points

4th Place

13 Points 12th Place

4 Points

5th Place

11 Points 13th Place

3 Points

6th Place

10 Points 14th Place

2 Points

7th Place 9 Points 15th Place

1 Point

8th Place 8 Points

 

Interested in organizing a cyclo-cross regional event or weekly series? Please contact events@ontariocycling.org for more information or complete an Expression of Interest (EOI).