2019 BC Cup XCM Series p/b Cobotix

 

The celebrated BC Cup XCM Series is back for 2019 featuring Western Canada’s most exciting XCM races.

The 2019 BC Cup XCM Series p/b Cobotix will play out over 3 races throughout the Province, giving racers the chance to accumulate points while chasing the opportunity to ultimately be crowned the BC Cup XCM Series winner.

 

 

Schedule

EVENT DATE VENUE

Coaster 50

May 4
Sechelt

Spakwus 50

June 15
Squamish

Stomp Classic

July 14
Stake Lake

Standings

Standings

Series Structure

  • Only racers with a UCI or BC Provincial RACE license will be ranked.
  • The XCM BC Premier Series consists of a series of races featuring some of BC’s top cross-country mountain bike events.
  • Points are calculated from the results of each race and then riders are ranked in the series standings. Series points will be accumulative for all races with all available points contributing to the series standings.
  • Points for each race will be awarded to the top 75 finishers as per previous years points table for top 75 places ranging from 200 points – 1 point.
  • Racers must start a minimum of 2 events to be eligible for the series title.
  • In the case of a tie, the number of events completed will be considered. If still tied, the number of 1st place finishes will be considered. If still tied, the result of the most recent event will be considered.

Each rider must ensure they have read and understood the Mountain Bike UCI rules listed here.

Categories

The following categories are being tracked for series points. Additional categories to individual races may be added by the race organizer, though these will not be tracked as part of the series.

  • Junior Men*
  • Junior Women*
  • Senior 19+ Men (riders with Elite:novice/sport/expert)
  • Senior 19+ Women (riders with Elite:novice/sport/expert)
  • Elite Men(riders with Elite:Elite licenses) AKA Pro-Elite
  • Elite Women (riders with Elite:Elite licenses) AKA Pro-Elite
  • Masters 30-39 women
  • Masters 30-39 men
  • Masters 40+ women
  • Masters 40-49 Men
  • Masters 50+ Men

*Cross-Country Marathon races are demanding endurance events and courses may include remote areas. Race times average, but often exceed 3-4 hours. Youth aged 16 and under are encouraged to race the short course when available. In exceptional cases, with a permission letter from an NCCP certified coach, U17 youth will be permitted to race. Requests can be sent to cory@cyclingbc.net

Points

Place Points Place Points Place Points Place Points
1 200 21 60 41 35 61 15
2 175 22 58 42 34 62 14
3 155 23 56 43 33 63 13
4 140 24 54 44 32 64 12
5 130 25 52 45 31 65 11
6 120 26 50 46 30 66 10
7 115 27 49 47 29 67 9
8 110 28 48 48 28 68 8
9 105 29 47 49 27 69 7
10 100 30 46 50 26 70 6
11 95 31 45 51 25 71 5
12 90 32 44 52 24 72 4
13 85 33 43 53 23 73 3
14 80 34 42 54 22 74 2
15 75 35 41 55 21 75 1
16 71 36 40 56 20
17 69 37 39 57 19
18 66 38 38 58 18
19 64 39 37 59 17
20 62 40 36 60 16

Prizes

Series winners will be recognized at the final race of the year as well as at Cycling BC’s annual year end party. The overall winner of each BC Series category will be published once confirmed.

Riders must wear cycling apparel (comprising of clean team shorts, jersey, cycling shoes or sponsored podium shoes) to the awards ceremony when receiving the Leader Jersey or series prizes. Failure to do so will result in loss of award.

All athletes who have placed on the podium must attend the ceremonies. Failure to do so will result in loss of award.

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