MAXXIS ESC OAKLEY SHOWDOWN
PLEASE TAKE A PICTURE OF YOUR LIFT PASS, OTHERWISE IF YOU LOSE IT YOU WILL NEED TO PURCHASE A REPLACEMENT FROM
** NOTE: All riders on the Race and Transfer segments at Sugarloaf Mountain on Saturday and Sunday must be registered racers with number plates. Can you imagine if all 300+ racers brought a friend?
We are excited to heading back to Maine for an Oakley Showdown featuring a Maxxis ESC Stans Enduro series and a Maxxis ESC Intense DH series races at Sugarloaf Mountain.
Things to do at Sugarloaf this weekend: https://www.sugarloaf.com/events-calendar/maxxis-eastern-states-cup
Racer’s Emergency Number 207-669-5019
The NEUTRAL PIT AREA is the Sugarloaf Mountain Base Area and the Parking Lot only, no assistance allowed elsewhere including the transfers or race segments.
SUGARLOAF OAKLEY SHOWDOWN T-SHIRTS WILL BE ON SALE FOR $10 AT REGISTRATION
OAKLEY WILL BE ONSITE OFFERING THEIR LINE OF GLASSES, GOGGLE AND CLOTHING
Friday – Friday Lift Pass NOT Included with registration
10:00am – 4:00pm Sugarloaf Lift spins
Friday – Lift Access will be limited to registered racers, lift tickets will be required.$40 Friday Lift Tickets for registered racers only may be purchased here: https://shop.sugarloaf.com/s/mtb-event/p/maxxis-esc-friday-competitor-ticket
Saturday – Lift Pass included with Race Registration
9am-5pm Sugarloaf Lift Spins
9am – 1pm Registration
9am – 5pm Intense DH and Enduro Practice
11am Kates Kids and Lite group ride (14U may join)
2:45 pm Dh Course closes until the end of DH seeding
3pm Intense DH Seeding: DH practice resumes after seeding
Sunday – Lift Pass included with Race Registration
9am – Last Racer Sugarloaf Lift Spins
8am – 8:30am Late Registration
8:15 Oakley Showdown, Kates Kids and 14U Start
8:30am Enduro Racer Meeting
9am Stan’s Enduro Race Start
9am -11am Intense DH Practice
11:15 Intense DH Race Start
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
We will be hosting ‘Rolling Awards” for Amateur/ Expert DH and aged grouped enduro classes.
This means you can pick up your medals and any prizing immediately after the results have been posted and the 15 minute “Protest Period” have passed. We will have the podium and backdrops set up for podium pictures. We will host a quick awards ceremony after both events have ended for all Pro Racers, the Oakley Showdown, the Oakley Speed Zone, the FTD Stage and the Climbers Challenge.
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 been completed and the results have been posted.
NUMBER PLATES – All racers must always have a 2023 Maxxis ESC Number plate attached to their bike while riding on the race tracks after 9am Saturday until the event ends on Sunday afternoon. If you have not paid for your 2023 Maxxis ESC number plate or registration, please note it is CASH only.
NEUTRAL PIT AREA is the Sugarloaf Mountain Base Area and the Parking Lot only. No assistance is allowed elsewhere, including the transfers or race segments.
We will NOT have printed maps for this event as the course is easy to follow, so if you want one please print it.
Kate’s Kids Class and Kates Enduro Lite Class – Will compete on sections 3-4-5 in that order. This Class will start at 8:15 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.
Will compete on sections 3-4-5-2 in that order and will start with a guide at 8:15
NO SHUTTLING – Pedaling starts at the base. No shuttling through the condos or you may be disqualified or receive a time penalty. That goes for everyone all the time at Sugarloaf Mountain. Trust us you will not be on the podium if you try, so don’t.
WAIVERS AND ENTRY FORM –
Racers under 18 that are registering onsite must have a parent sign their waivers or supply a notarized parental signed copy. No other methods are allowed.
All racers must sign a MAXXIS ESC and a Sugarloaf 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. If you preregistered on this page you have already filled out an ESC waiver.
SUGARLOAF Waiver Required for all registrations
MAXXIS ESC Waiver Only required for onsite registrations
Sugarloaf is offering Maxxis ESC races a lodging discount for Hotel rooms or condos. https://www.sugarloaf.com/booklodging?pid=20608#/room
The Mountain View Motel & Campground Less expensive motel and campground, approx 6 miles north
- Onsite Beach Grill open for lunch and après Friday and Saturday and for breakfast on Sunday.
- The Rack BBQ (on the access road) open 4p-9pm
- 45N (Hotel restaurant, open for breakfast and dinner)
- Flagstaff General Store
- The Bag and Kettle
- D’ellies bakery and café
- North in Stratton; Backstrap Grill, Coplin Dinner House (upscale) The Stratton Plaza (local dive bar)
- South in Kingfield; Rolling Fatties and Bar (Burritos) Tufulio’s Italian Restaurant and the Woodsman(breakfast).
CAMPING – Camping is available onsite, reservations and pre-payment are required please visit HERE
Local Coin Operated Showers: 6 miles north at The Mountain View Motel & Campground – 2 coin-operated showers ( 4 quarters gets you 4 minutes) they are located on the right-hand side of the Red Public Lounge, please park in the motel parking lot.
-*NO CAMPFIRES ALLOWED AT ANY TIME PER TOWN ORDINANCE*
-DO NOT TRANSPORT FIREWOOD TO PREVENT THE SPREAD OF INVASIVE INSECTS
Be Bear Aware!
-Keep all food, trash, recycling and cooking items inside your vehicle when not at your campsite.
-Properly dispose of trash, recycling, and food waste in proper receptacles
$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.
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.
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 SUGARLOAF, 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.
Back is the Seatpost Climbers Challenge will be between Stages 2 and 3. We’ll award the fastest amateur a Transfer Seatpost. Racers must be present to win award.
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. 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
The “OAKLEY Showdown” weekends will feature both Enduro and Down Hill races at the largest resorts on our schedule. OAKLEY and the MAXXIS ESC will present high-end prizing for the top three men and women that race both Enduro and Downhill during the weekend.
RACERS MUST FILL OUT THE OAKLEY SHOWDOWN SHEET AT THE ENDURO TIMING DESK PRIOR TO THE START OF THE FIRST RACE OF THE EVENT TO BE CONSIDERED FOR OAKLEY SHOWDOWN POINTS AND PRIZES
We will be offering our 2023 Maxxis ESC Socks, Pint Glasses, T Shirts, jerseys and other swag at our registration tents, please remember its cash only.
- 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 !!