Rounds 1 & 2, Xtreme River Cross Challenge. OFFICIAL RIVERFEST EVENT! May 31 & June 1, Wichita, KS
Great news! Rounds 1 & 2 of this year’s tour will be at the Wichita River Festival! That’s right folks, right in the heart of downtown Wichita, on the beautiful Big Arkansas River, in the midst of 30-40,000 people every day! This race is the main event on the water, during the premier event for the city of Wichita. These rounds will take place on the river, between the Douglas & Maple Street bridges, so high visibility will only add to the excitement. Along with our race, there are plenty of other attractions within 2 blocks of the course, including a massive food court, live music, carnival, and plenty of activities for the kids and adults alike. Make your plans now to attend this race with your family, as this is an incredible opportunity for all. For more information on the River Festival, check out their website at www.wichitariverfestival.com, as they are updating the site regularly.
2014 brings a little something different to the River Fest. The Xtreme River Cross Challenge and Big Fish Bail Bonds will be highlighting Pro AM R/A open, Pro Am Ski open and one-two other classes possibly running a third motto starting at 7:30 pm during prime time at the River Fest, just before the big concert. So expect big crowds for this!!!
( Preregistration will be Friday night from 5-7PM),
Since Saturday we will be running the late mottos, we will be starting a little later than normal. Saturday May 31,
The schedule for Saturday, May 31st is the following: 8:00 am Registration begins: 7:00-10:00 setup and tech inspection, 10:00 am riders meeting, 10:30 course orientation, 11:30 -12:30 finish practice and lunch. At 12:30 the racing begins. Motto 2 will begin as soon as ********* Motto 3 for the predetermined classes will begin at 7:30 pm.
Sundays schedule for June 1st: 7:30 am Registration begins: 7:00-9:00 setup and tech inspection, 9:30 am riders meeting 10:00 course orientation, 11:00-1:00 motto1, 1 – 1:30 LUNCH, 1:30 – 3:30 motto 2. Awards to follow.
2014 race info: The pit area is south of Gander Mountain, 605 S. Wichita Street. This is where the boat ramp is located. Over night parking will be allowed there, but check first with the race director for available spots. No 4 wheelers will be permitted on city streets. It will be important to be ready to race when your class is up. With a large crowd of spectators we will need to keep the action going.
2014 TOUR POINTS AND AWARDS This year we will be running a two round per weekend scoring system. There will be 2 mottos per round.
Awards will only be presented to the weekend Champions. The computer will calculate round winners and staff will tally the weekend champions by the a 1,2,3 numbering system on how the racer placed for each round. (Example: 1st place in round 1 would give you 1. A 3rd place in round 2 would give you a 3, totaling 4 points for the weekend) Ties will be broken by who placed better overall on the second day. Trophies will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place.
ENTRIES FEES AND PAYOUT CLASSES Pro Am R/A open, Pro Am Ski open, and Sport class are the payout classes. These classes will payout at the end of the year to the top 4 places of the tour. The payout will accumulate after each round with 50% of the entry fees in their class going into the pool for the payout. Thanks to National Association of Health Professionals, that we all ready have money in the pool for these classes.
$1000.00 Pro Am R/A open: $1000.00 Pro Am Ski Open: $500.00 Sport: These amounts will be updated before each weekend of racing: 1st 40% 2nd 30% 3rd 20% 4th 10%
Entries Fees for the pay out classes are $80.00 per round, all other classes per round are $65.00. Racers that travel over 400 miles will receive a $25.00 discount on entry fees per round with the exception of the payout classes. Second entry classes, other than payout, will be $25.00 per round! For the Wichita Riverfest race, the entries include 2 Wichita Riverfest buttons (worth $10) that are required to attend all of the festivities in the area.
Pro Am R/A Open, Pro Am R/A Limited, Pro am R/A stock
Novice R/A Limited, Novice R/A stock
R/A 800 open, Seadoo Spark
Pro Am Ski Open, Pro Am Ski Limit, Pro Am ski stock
Novice Ski Limit, Novice Ski stock
Sport (All sport spec and sport spec open)