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Kask Showdown at Powder Ridge Information


Thank You for registering for the second MAXXIS ESC Enduro of 2021. We are excited to head to one of the most fun venues we have ever visited. Last year the ESC held events at Powder Ridge, the racers were thrilled and surprised at the quality of the trails the fantastic camping, and the onsite nightlife featuring a great outdoor restaurant and fireside bar. This weekend there will be a live band on Saturday Night while the enduro racers are racing in our first ever Outbound Lighting Night Enduro and the lift will be spinning for spectators at $5 per day for unlimited rides


The neutral pit area is the parking/camping lot and base, no assistance is allowed elsewhere.

Night Enduro
• Number Plates must be used.
• Lights required and working.
• Racers Must start with their classes for both waves no exceptions
• Racers have 2 hours to complete each wave
• We will be using rolling awards, the awards will be presented 15 minutes after the last racer in each class finishes
• No Reruns for any reason except course closure

• No Reruns for any reason except course closure
• Racers Must start with their class and at the assigned time. If a racer misses their class they will not get a finishing position or series points.
• We will be hosting awards, 15 minutes after the last racer finishes

• All Day Lift Rides for spectators, without a bike available for $5 from Powder Ridge.
• Spectators must stay off the courses at all times.
• Night Enduro Spectators may not use Flash Photography
• Night Enduro Spectators must be aware of their flashlights/headlamps and not shine them on the courses EVER!

If you have not paid for your 2022 Maxxis ESC number plate, please note it is CASH only and no ATM machines are on site.

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 2022 MAXXIS ESC Enduro rules are available HERE, there have been some changes, so it would be best to read everything.

Enduro Racers must be present at the base area, where we will activate their chips and call them up starting at 4:00pm Saturday to start their two waves in the following order:
• GT Juniors Boys 15U
• GT Juniors Girls 18U
• Kate’s U12 & Kate’s Lite
• Motorex Ebike
• Pro Men
• Pro Women
• U20
• 21-29
• 30-39
• 40-49
• Amateur Women
• 50+

The exact starting times will be released at the Stan’s Enduro Racers Meeting at 3:30 Saturday

Racers have 2 hours to complete each wave based on their start time.

To make sure everyone starts the second wave in the correct order we will be putting a time stamp on your chip at the start of the second wave.

Please drive slowly through the neighborhood while visiting Powder Ridge, 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.

The FOX Seatpost Climbers Challenge will not be contested this weekend due to using one transfer and the crowding that would occur

Also 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.

Back 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:

Another new program is the Kate’s Cash Rewards, any time a men’s amateur class exceeds 50 racers or the women’s amateur class exceeds 20 that class will be awarded a cash prize in addition to the regular product prizing. The cash will be awarded as follows
$100 -1st
$50 – 2nd
$25 -3rd

We will be offering our 2022 Maxxis ESC Jerseys, Socks, Pint Glasses, and T-Shirts at our registration tents, please remember it’s cash only.

TRANSFERS – Racers must follow the direction of the transfer, for this event, there is one common transfer for all 6 stages. Please be aware of the other racers on the transfer.

ONLY Motorex Ebike Class Racers may use E-bikes from 8am Saturday to the end of the event Sunday on the trails at Powder Ridge. Motorex Ebike Racers will be identified by their white ESC race plates

NUMBER PLATES – All racers must always have a 2022 Maxxis ESC Number plate attached to their bike while riding at Powder Ridge after 9 am Saturday until the event end on Sunday afternoon.

WAIVERS / REGISTRATION FORMS – All racers must check-in at registration and fill out the registration and waiver forms before riding the trails after 8 am Saturday.

Download and fill out in advance to save time at Onsite Check-In.
You will still need to fill in a venue waiver, we will email those to pre-registered racers a few days before the events
Please don’t forget for minors the forms must be notarized if a parent or guardian is not present at event check-in
2022 Maxxis ESC DH Registration Sheet
2022 Maxxis ESC ENDURO Registration Sheet
2022 Maxxis ESC Waiver

CAMPING – Available onsite for a fee

Open Fires allowed in the supplied Powder Ridge Fire Rings ONLY.
No other campfires allowed

PLEASE set up in a marked camping spot that you have paid for only.
If you set up elsewhere you have to move!
There is no overnight parking except for the campsites.

All Day Lift Rides for spectators, without a bike available for $5 from Powder Ridge


No Registration
10:00am – 6:30pm Powder Ridge Lift spins – Passes available onsite from Powder Ridge

7:30am – 2pm Registration
8am – 10am Enduro Practice on the DH track
10am – Noon Amateur DH Practice
Noon – 2pm Pro/Expert DH Practice
2pm – 6pm Open Practice on the DH track
3:30 Stan’s Enduro Racers Meeting at the ESC Tents
4:00 pm Enduro Race Start – No Practice allowed after 4pm. Pedal Enduro – no lift for race.

7:30am – 8:30am Late DH Registration
8:00am-10:00am Intense DH Practice
Intense DH Race Start 10:30am – Preliminary Individual and Class start times posted onsite Saturday Afternoon

• NO SHUTTLING – 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.
• CASH ONLY – Yup, no ATMs on site either.
• 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 !!
KATE’S KIDS CLASS and KATE’S LITE CLASS – For DH the KATES Kids Class will do the same track. For the KATES Kids Class Enduro they will compete on one Less Race Section. Our Enduro Staff will conduct a course ride along on Saturday at 11:00 am. Meet at the Registration Tents. The above may be adjusted, so please check with us at Registration. No parents may ride with or run behind their children unless they are registered racers – NO EXCEPTIONS