Blue Mountain Box Showdown Information

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Last year was a tough one for the series, but we’re back and will strive to make 2021 our best race season ever!! Our community is a strong one and we are proud to be a part of it!

Ok let’s get it on!!!

George and Chris

** NOTE: All riders on the Race and Transfer segments at Blue Mountain on Saturday and Sunday must be registered racers with number plates. Can you imagine if all 300+ racers brought a friend?

Mandatory Virtual Enduro Racers Meeting Click Here

We are excited to heading back to one of our most popular venues and the current enduro mtb attendance record venue, it seems to be a popular choice.

There will be a Mandatory ENDURO Racers Meeting at 8:30am Sunday

Please watch our Virtual Racer Meeting as we will not cover this info at the live meeting HERE

If you have not pre- purchased your required 2021 Maxxis ESC Number Plate, you can pick one at the registration tents. The cost is $10 (cash only) and are to be used for the entire 2021 race season. The high quality Box race plate normally retails for $20.

The NEUTRAL PIT AREA is the Blue Mountain Base Area and the Parking Lot only, no assistance allowed elsewhere including the transfers or race segments.

Attached are a couple documents for you to review, one is the map. We will NOT have printed maps for this event as the course is easy to follow, so if you want one please print it. The 2021 MAXXIS ESC Enduro rules are also attached, there have been some changes, so it would be best to read everything.

Racers must be present at the racers meeting where we will activate their chips and follow the stage order as below:

1-2-3-4-54-5-1-2-3
 
BOX RACERS (Early Start)50+
PRO MENAMATEUR WOMEN
PRO WOMENKATES ENDURO KIDS
U20KATES ENDURO LITE
21-29 
30-39 
40-49 
U15 

Kate’s Kids Class and Kates Enduro Lite Class – Will compete on sections 4-5-1-2-3 in that order. Our Staff will conduct a course ride along on Saturday at 10:00am. Meet at the Registration Tents. The above may be adjusted, so please check with us at Registration. No parents may ride with their children unless they are registered racers. No parents may run behind their children.

Motorex E Bike Class – No ebike class for this event

NO SHUTTLING – That goes for everyone all the time at Blue Mountain. Trust us you will not be on the podium if you try, so don’t.

If you have a fever, symptoms or are afraid of catching Covid-19 please stay at home.

Registration – Please download and fill out all the attached documents prior to getting in the registration line. Minors will need to have their waivers notarized if their parent will not be present at registration check-in.

WAIVERS AND ENTRY FORM –  Three forms need to be filled out, signed, and handed in at Race Onsite Check-in/registration. Save time download and fill them out prior to your arrival. All racers must sign a MAXXIS ESC and a venue waiver prior to practicing or registering at all events.

Racers under 18 must have a parent sign their waiver or supply a notarized parental signed copy. No other methods are allowed.

  1. ESC DH Registration Form
  2. ESC ENDURO REGISTRATION FORM
  3. ESC Waiver
  4. BLUE MOUNTAIN WAIVER

Pro Racers Must be on the podium when called to receive any prizing – For all other classes we will be calling up the top 5 racers 15 minutes after their class has completed and the results have been posted.

Enduro Racers must be present when their class is called up to activate their chips. Do not start the race without doing so or you will not get your racing times and be DQ’d.

The DH race timing does NOT use timing chips.

Please watch!!!

2021 Maxxis ESC Virtual Enduro Racer’s Meeting

ALL RACERS

Attached are a couple documents for you to review, one is the map. We will NOT have printed maps for this event as the course is easy to follow, so if you want one please print it. Please review the 2021 MAXXIS ESC Enduro rules on our website, there have been some changes, so it would be best to read everything.

All attached forms must be filled out even if you preregistered. Print them out, fill them in and save time.

$100 ENDURO TIMING CHIPS We will be using our SIAC Fly By timing system for this ENDURO event. Please note if you do not return the SIAC Timing Chip you will owe us $100. Yes they cost that much. Other enduro series require the racers to use their own or rent them plus a deposit. We trust our racers until proven otherwise so please make sure to return the chip if you decide to leave early.

Please Note: GPS units on bars or stem may interfere with the SIAC Timing Chip so it’s best not to use one

Racers must be present at the racers meeting where we will activate their chips.

Please drive slowly through neighborhood while visiting Blue Mountain, we do not want to upset the neighbors and please visit the local restaurants and let them know you are there because of the enduro race.

There will be no Friday registration for this event. We have a lot of course set up and we really want to ride our bikes too !

Back this year is the FLAT TIRE DEFENDER Super Stage. This competition awards the fastest amateur male and amateur female one FLAT TIRE DEFENDER INSERT and the fastest in every class an FTD backpack with an FTD discount card inside, it will be contested on STAGE 1. Please note the winners will be announced and prizes awarded after the last racer has finished. Racers must be present to win awards

Back again this season is the INTENSE BIKES PODIUM PAYBACK Program that pays cash or certificates to racers that have raced with an Intense bike and have registered with Intense here: https://intensecycles.com/pages/podium-payback-program

Another new program is the SDR Rewards, any time a men’s amateur class exceeds 50 racers or the women’s amateur class exceeds 20 that class will be awarded with a cash prize in addition to the regular product prizing.

BOX COMPONENTS SHOWDOWNS
The “BOX Showdown” weekends will feature both Enduro and Down Hill races at the largest resorts on our schedule. BOX Components and the MAXXIS ESC will present high-end prizing for the top racers that race both Enduro and Downhill during the weekend.

RACERS MUST FILL OUT THE BOX SHOWDOWN SHEET AT THE ENDURO TIMING DESK PRIOR TO THE START OF THE FIRST RACE OF THE EVENT TO BE CONSIDERED FOR BOX EAST COAST SHOWDOWN POINTS AND PRIZES

We will be offering our 2021 Maxxis ESC Socks, Pint Glasses, T Shirts, jerseys and other swag at our registration tents, please remember its cash only.

CAMPING

CAMPING – Parking lot camping is available for Maxxis ESC Racers, Friday and Saturday nights in the Valley parking lots, $20 per person for the weekend, under 18 free,  restrooms and showers are included. The showers will be available for all campers. They will be closed between 1 pm-4 pm for cleaning. As always, racers are asked to be clean and respectful when utilizing these facilities as they are used for our summer camp kids the following Monday.

Racers may also opt to use the regular campsites for $40 a night for up to 6 persons – subject to availability. These sites can be booked through Blue Mountain, they will sell out. Go to https://www.skibluemt.com/outdoor/camping/ for info.

Any fires in the parking lot must be in a raised fire pit or grill. We will not be providing fire rings. A complete list of rules will be provided to campers.

For our regular camping site or a glamping site, sites can be reserved in advance at https://www.skibluemt.com/outdoor/camping/ These sites include picnic tables and showers (by appt only).

NUMBER PLATES – All racers must always have a 2021 Maxxis ESC Number plate attached to their bike while riding on the race tracks after 9am Saturday until event end on Sunday afternoon. If you have not paid for your 2021 Maxxis ESC number plate or registration, please note it is EXACT CASH only, due to Covid 19 we will not be recirculating cash or making change.

WAIVERS / REGISTRATION FORMS – All racers must check in at registration and fill out the registration and waiver forms before riding the trails after 9am Saturday.

SCHEDULE

Schedule: 
Friday 
NO Registration

10:00am – 6:00pm  Lift spins – Passes available onsite from Blue Mountain

Saturday 
9am – 2pm Registration
Intense DH and Enduro Practice 10:00am – 6:00pm

Sunday 
8am – 9am Late Registration

Mandatory Enduro Meeting 8:30am
Box Showdown Start 8:30am
Enduro Race Start 9:00am – No Practice
Intense DH Practice 9:00am-10:45am
Intense DH Race Start 11:00am

  •  – That goes for all weekend for everyone. If you are seen/reported/caught/whatever shuttling 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 2021 MAXXIS ESC Number Plate must be affixed correctly to your bike always while on the tracks this weekend. You will not be allowed to ride without one. No cuts or trimming allowed on the plate please.
  • CASH ONLY –ATMs on site
  • BUG SPRAY – You will want it and please don’t ask for ours…lol
  • COLD – Temps expected in the 30’s overnights
  • RAIN – Don’t even go there !!