2018 CLIF ENDURO EAST SERIES At Mountain Creek, NJ Enduro Schedule and Information

 

ONSITE REGISTRATION OPEN 9:00am-2:00pm on Friday and 7:30am-8:30am on Saturday

2018 CLIF ENDURO EAST SERIES

At Mountain Creek, NJ

Enduro Schedule and Information

June 30 – July 1, 2018

 

We are excited to be heading to one of the most iconic enduro venues on the east coast. The Mountain Creek Crew has been pulling all the stops adding new trails and a new peak for us to race on. It will be an epic 2 days of racing.

Please remember if you wish to earn EWS points or qualify for an EWS race you MUST possess an EMBA license PRIOR to entering the event. EMBA licenses are available on the EWS website and not onsite. http://www.enduroworldseries.com/emba-membership/

We will be onsite Friday 9am to 2pm for registration at our tents, you will need to fill out the registration sheet and sign the waiver on the back as well as a Mountain Creek Waiver. We attached them to this email if you want to save time and fill them out before you arrive.

You will receive your timing chip, a Friday, Saturday and Sunday lift pass and water park pass for all three days, two Long Trail Ale “beer chips” one for the Welcoming/Karaoke Party Friday 5-7pm at the Mountain Creek Biergarten on Friday and one for the CLIF BBQ Bash Dinner at the Big Bear BBQ Saturday 4-6pm on Saturday, and a ticket for. You will also receive a ticket or wristband for the BBQ.

The BBQ is open to the racers families and friends too for just $16.

If you have not paid for your plate or registration, please note it is CASH only however ATM machines are on site. CLIF ENDURO EAST plates are $10 and not included in registration. You do need to have the plate attached to your bike always while riding your bike at the venues. The same thing for helmets! We do not require full face helmets but strongly recommend using them.

Attached are a couple documents and the maps for you to review.  The 2018 Maxxis ESC Enduro rules are attached, we will be following them for this event. Please read through them. Our goal is to keep everything equal for all racers. There will be no shuttling allowed to access the Race Trails.

We will be selling 2018 CLIF Enduro East socks at registration for $15 while the CLIF Enduro East T Shirts are $20.

TIMING CHIPS –  The timing chips must be zip tied on the right side of the handlebar with its holder, both will be supplied. Please return the holders along with the chips. Racers are responsible for the cost of broken or non returned timing chips. All race classes will use SIAC electronic chips, replacement cost is $100.

You must make sure that we turn your chip on before you load the lift each day, or you’ll be heading back down as it will record no results if it’s not on.

 

SCHEDULE

THURSDAY -Tracks marked and open for riding. Mountain Creek requires the purchase of a lift pass.

FRIDAY – Open for riding, tracks open. MCBP Pass included with paid registration.

Registration at the CLIF Enduro East tents from 9am-2pm. Welcome and Karaoke Party courtesy at the Mountain Creek Biergarten. You can use a beer chip for a Long Trail Ale, all included with your registration. There will be karaoke fun and some sponsor raffles. The party starts at 6pm and lasts until 10pm.

SATURDAY – Race Day at MCBP. Late registration from 7:30-8:30am. Mandatory racer meeting at 8:30 with racers starting up the tracks at 9am. We will lift load by racer class and turn on your chips before you load. You must make sure that we turn your chip on before you load the lift, or you’ll be heading back down as it will record no results if it’s not on. No pre-riding the tracks on Saturday is allowed.

After racing up and down the MCBP Enduro Tracks we’ll head over to the Big Bear BBQ in the Waterpark for the CLIF BBQ Bash. CLIF will provide a BBQ dinner and you can use your second beer chip from 4-6pm for a Long Trail Ale or soda. We will be releasing the results from Day 1, throwing some raffles and having fun with enduro friends

SUNDAY – Final race day at MCBP.  No pre-riding – RACE ONLY. Mandatory Racers Meeting 9:30. Race Start 10am.  Awards following at the CLIF Enduro East Tents. RACERS MUST BE PRESENT AND ON THE PODIUM TO RECEIVE ANY CASH OR PRIZES. NO EXCEPTIONS

  • NO SHUTTLING–If you are seen/reported/caught/whatever shuttling MCBP CLIF Enduro East Trails you will be assessed a time penalty. Trust us you will not be on the podium if you try, so don’t.
  • NUMBER PLATES– Will be sold at registration for $10 each. A 2018 CLIF Enduro east Number Plate must be affixed correctly to your bike always while on the tracks this weekend at MCBP. You will not be allowed to ride without one. No cuts or trimming allowed on the plate please. You can use a 2018 Maxxis ESC plate and both are good for all the CLIF Enduro East and Maxxis ESC Events this season so don’t lose them.
  • CASH ONLY– Yup, ATMs on site though.
  • CAMPING – While Officially NO Camping is allowed at MCBP. There are some lower lots across the street with no facilities.
  • BUG SPRAY – You will want it and please don’t ask for ours…lol
  • COLD – Temps expected in the 30’s overnights (not really but be prepared)
  • RAIN – Don’t even go there !!

Thursday – Lift Ticket Not Included

12:00pm – 7:00pm Bike Park Open

5:00pm – 7:00pm Mountain Creek Thursday Night Fun Race

7:00pm – 10:00pm North of Nightfall Movie Screening with Live Q&A with Carson Storch @ Red Tail Lodge- Free to Attend

Friday – Lift and Water Park Pass included

9:00am-2:00pm Registration Open

10:00am-7:00pm Mountain Open for riding – Course will be marked

6:00pm – 10:00pm Registration Party in the Biergarten – Food & Drink Specials and Karaoke Jam

Saturday – Lift and Water Park Pass included

7:30am-8:30am – Registration

9:00am -7:00pm – Lift open

8:30am – Mandatory Racers Meeting @ Registration Tents

9:00am – Racers Lift Load by Class

2:00-4:00pm – Racer Chip Check In

4:00-6:00pm – Split Results CLIF BBQ BASH @ Big Bear BBQ in Waterpark

6:00pm – 8:00pm – Biergarten open

Sunday – Lift and Water Park Pass included

9:30am – Mandatory Racers Meeting @ registration tents

10:00am – Race Start

3:30pm Awards @ registration tent

CLIF Enduro East Series Racer Categories:
Amateur

Youth Amateur 16 and under

Men Amateur

Women Amateur

EWS Categories

EWS Men 20 And Under

EWS Men 40

EWS Men Open

EWS Women Open

CLIF Enduro East Series Racing Age is the racers age on December 31, 2018
NO Racing License Required, however to receive EWS Ranking Points racers must possess an EMBA license prior to the event.

Men’s and Women’s Open Enduro Race Payouts:
1st = $1000
2nd = $500
3rd = $250
4th = $150
5th = $100

Men 20 And Under Open Race Payouts:
1st = 250
2nd = 150
3rd = 100

Men 40+ Open Race Payouts:
1st = 250
2nd = 150
3rd = 100

Racers MUST hand in their timing chips within 15 minutes after finishing the last stage
or they will be penalized 1 minute, after 30 minutes racers will be DQ’d from the event

Racers MUST be present at the Series Final Award Ceremonies or at the Race Award Ceremony
to Receive Awards and/or Cash Payouts!

 

EWS QUALIFIERS AND CONTINENTAL SERIES RANKINGS

The WINNERS of every EWS Class Qualifier and the TOP THREE in the Continental Series automatically qualify for the 2019 EWS World Series.

All rounds of each Qualifier and Continental Series event will count towards each Series Overall Ranking
Only EMBA Members will be eligible to receive Global Ranking points
Ranking points will be awarded in relation to EWS age categories listed in Section 3
The EWS Class Winners of the North American Series Continental Series will be crowned North American Series Champion
All EWS points earned in the Continental Series and Qualifying event will count towards each rider’s annual Enduro Global Ranking – used to pre-qualify for the 2019 Enduro World Series.

CLIF Enduro East Series Qualifications
All finishes will count towards the CLIF Enduro East Series Championship Standings
Three races minimum needed to qualify for Series Championship Standings
All ties will be broken by placement in the Championship Finals Race.

CLIF Enduro East Series Number Plates
All Racers must use a 2018 CLIF Enduro East Series Number Plate anytime they are on course including their race run and practice. Only Racers with CLIF Enduro East Series Number Plates are allowed on the Race Course. CLIF Enduro East Series number plates are available at every race for $10.00 each. These plates can be reused by racers at all 2018 CLIF Enduro East Series and MAXXIS ESC races. Modifications will/can result is disqualification. Lettering/Logos MUST be 100% Intact. NO CUTS!!

WAIVERS
All racers must sign a MCBP and a CLIF Enduro East Series and a venue waiver prior to registering. Racers under 18 must have a parent sign their waiver. Notarized copies are accepted. No other methods are allowed.

Full-face helmets are recommended but not required

CLIF Enduro East Series Championship Guidelines
EWS Rules will be enforced with modifications

  • ALL RACERS MUST ATTEND THE MANDATORY RACERS MEETING ON RACE MORNING
  • Course cutting by leaving the obvious trail will result in disqualification.
  • Racers MUST hand in their chips within 15 minutes after finishing the last stage
    or they will be penalized 1 minute, after 30 minutes racers will be DQ’d from the event
    Racers MUST be present at the Race Award Ceremony to Receive Awards and/or Cash Payouts!
  • Racers must race the sections and use the transfers in the prescribed order.
  • Racers being passed should yield when it is be safe to do so
  • Approved Bicycle helmets must be worn properly at all times on venues property while riding a bicycle.
  • Only one bike may be used per event.
  • Outside Non-Racer Support is only allowed in the pit/parking lot area. Otherwise all tools, parts, hydration, snacks etc must be carried by the individual racer.
  • Stashing anything on course is not permitted
  • If a racer must return to the pit/parking lot area during the course of the event, that racer must return to the race in the same place using the transfer method for that segment
  • Any actions by a racer that results in an unfair advantage will not be allowed and will result in a warning, a time penalty or disqualification as determined by the head official.
  • Rules infractions will be met with a warning, a time penalty or disqualification as determined by the head official
  • Officials’ rulings can be protested in writing, accompanied with $50 cash and submitted before official results are posted. The head official will make final all protested decisions immediately.
  • It is understood this is not a complete list of rules so use your common sense as the ESC reserves the right to add, change or modify the rules at any point in time

PETS AND ALCOHOL ARE NOT ALLOWED
AT ANY CLIF ENDURO EAST EVENT!

 

Friday – Lift and Water Park Pass included
9:00am-2:00pm Registration Open
10:00am-7:00pm Mountain Open for riding
6:00pm – 10:00pm Party in the Biergarten

Saturday – Lift and Water Park Pass included
7:30am-8:30am – Registration
8:30am – Racers Meeting @ Registration
9:00am – Racers Lift Load by Class
2:00-4:00pm – Racer Chip Check In
4:00-6:00pm – Split Results CLIF BBQ BASH at the Big Bear BBQ in Waterpark

Sunday – Lift and Water Park Pass included
9:30am – Racers Meeting @ Registration
10:00am – Race Start
3:30pm Awards at registration tents