ALL EVENT GUIDELINES
Speed Week events are held under USAC regulations.
REGISTRATION Register online at bikereg.com/speedweek. Registration for the All Race Pass, Spartanburg & Athens closes on August 18 @ 11:59pm. Online registration for Grant Park closes on August 19 @ 11:59pm EST. Online registration for Springfield closes on August 23 @ 11:59pm EST. Online registration for Walterboro closes on August 24 @ 11:59pm EST. Online registration for LaGrange closes August 26 @ 11:59pm EST. Online registration for Spin the District closes on August 27 @ 10:00pm EST. Day-of registration will incur a $10 late fee.
PRO TEAM LIMIT There is a rider limit of 6 per TRANSPONDERS Each PRO rider will be assigned a transponder. A credit card will be required as a form of collateral. Unreturned transponders will incur a $100 fee. Keep this transponder for every race and only turn in when you are no longer racing Speed Week.
SIGN-IN Riders must check-in at registration each day and sign a new waiver, as each event is permitted through USA Cycling separately.
TRANSPONDERS Each PRO rider will be assigned a transponder. A credit card will be required as a form of collateral. Unreturned transponders will incur a $100 fee. Keep this transponder for every race and only turn in when you are no longer racing Speed Week.
BIB NUMBERS PRO Riders will be given two bib numbers. You must wear both. Make sure to wear them "crit" style on the left and the right. Keep your bib numbers through the entire week!
CALL-UPS Top 10 REMOVE will be called up each day, plus additional racers at the discretion of the race director. Call-Ups will stage in the VIP Area across from the stage. Athens and Spartanburg call-ups will follow USA CRITS protocol.
PODIUMS Amateur podiums will happen after the 15 minute protest period has expired. Pro Women's and Men's podiums will be held after the men's race each day and will present to the top 3 in the race finish. A final podium will be held after College Park and include:
Race Podium -- Top 3
Overall Lap Leader -- Leader only, based on cumulative laps led
Overall Points Leader - Top 3, based on cumulative points
Team -- Top 3
All awards will be cumulative starting in Spartanburg and ending in College Park. Team awards are determined by the sum of the top 4 riders' points from each race. All overall awards are open to call racers.
Athens podiums will follow USA CRITS protocol.
NEUTRAL SUPPORT provided by NRS.
MEDICAL CONTROL Speed Week is subject to USADA Anti-Doping Examination. All competitors and team personnel must abide by these regulations. Any rider found positive will forfeit all prizes won at the event.
The list of riders required to report will be posted at the start/finish stage. The riders will be required to report to medical control immediately after the awards and protocol ceremonies. We ask that you attend the awards ceremony before going to control. It is the responsibility of the rider and/or their team personnel to ensure that they report to Anti-Doping within the required time.
TIE BREAKER In the event of a tie in any of the 3 points competitions (Overall, Lap), the method of breaking the tie is as follows:
o Most amount of 1st place finishes
o Most amount of 2nd place finishes
o Most amount of 3rd place finishes
o The finish order in the final event
PRO PRIZE MONEY PRO prize money can be collected Sunday after College Park or PRO prize money will be mailed to the address attached to registration. Amateur prize money may be collected after each race once the protest period has expired.