Upgrade Rule -
Class winners must move up to the next level, this does not apply to Cat 2 50/60+ classes, womens and juniors. These classes will be handled on a case-by-case basis.
Cat 1 Classes - Men's 19-39 class, top 3 must move up to Elite/Open. Men's Singlespeed, 40-49 and 50+ winners must move up to Elite/Open or Elite Masters. If you don't think you should have to upgrade please contact us for a review of your results.
Cat 2 Classes - 5 top 5 finishes in the previous season must move up to Cat 1
Cat 3 - 5 top 3 finishes in the previous season must move up to Cat 2
Racing age is defined as your age on December 31 of the current year.
Elite Men Open, Elite Men Masters 40+, Elite Women & Elite 40+ racers will be CASH
Elite Men and Elite 40+ Men will race together for the same cash payout but will be scored separately for the individual MASS competition.
Elite Women and Elite Women 40+ will race together for the same cash payout but will be scored separately for the individual MASS competition.
CAT 1 men will be awarded prizes.
Payouts and awards at Endurance races are at the discretion of the race promoter.
Payouts and Awards
The below Pro/Open XC payout schedule for standard MASS races is agreed upon by Race Promoters based on an attendance of 300+ racers. For races with less than 300 racers the depth of the payout may be reduced to 10 deep for men and 5 deep for women. AMBC races payout might differ. See the BikeReg page for each race for details on prizes and payouts.
|Place||Elite Men||Elite/40+ Women|