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2018 MAXXIS ESC Downhill Race Series Information 

MAXXIS ESC DH SCHEDULE – 8 events count best 6
May 6 Plattekill, NY
June 3 Thunder Mountain, MA
June 17 Blue Mountain, PA
July 15 Sugarbush, VT
Aug 19 Windham, NY
Aug 26 Mountain Creek, NJ
Sept 23 Thunder Mountain, MA
Oct 14 Mount Snow, VT Finals

DOWNHILL CLASSES
CLIF Kids U12 (12 and under)
Open Youth U15 (15 and Under)
Open Masters 50+ {(cat 1/2/3) and 45+ (cat 2/3)}
Amateur 16-29 (cat 2/3)
Amateur 30-45 (cat 2/3)
Expert 15-18 (cat1)
Expert 19-29 (cat1)
Expert 30-39 (cat1)
Expert 40+ (cat1)
Female Amateur (Cat 2/3)
Female Pro/Expert Open (pro and cat1)
Male Pro (pro)

A racers racing age is their age on December 31, 2018

NO Racing License Required

CLIF KIDS CLASS
This class will race for free thanks to CLIF and the MAXXIS ESC. CLIF KIDS CLASS Racers will not be charged for race registration and will receive a free race day lift pass if applicable. Racers mut be 12 or younger on December 31, 2018 to be eligible.

MAXXIS Eastern States Cup DH Series Plan:
USA Cycling rules apply except no license requirement and no class/category restrictions
Race is permitted by an onsite USAC Race Director
Race is officiated by an onsite USAC Race Official

NO Annual or Day License is Required:
NO USAC or any other license is required to practice and race.

MAXXIS ESC Number Plates:
All Racers must use a 2018 MAXXIS ESC Number Plate anytime they are on course including their race run and practice.
Only Racers with MAXXIS ESC Number Plates are allowed on the Race Course.
ESC number plates are available at every race for $10.00 each.
These plates can be reused by racers at all 2018 MAXXIS ESC races.
Previous year’s plates are not allowed to be used.
Modifications will/can result is disqualification. Lettering/Logos MUST be 100% Intact. NO CUTS!!

No Points will carry over a new class when a racer upgrades or downgrades their class.

WAIVERS
All racers must sign a MAXXIS ESC and a venue waiver prior to registering. Racers under 18 must have a parent sign their waiver. Notarized copies are accepted. No other methods are allowed.

MAXXIS ESC Series Race Podium:
Top 5 in every class make the podium
1st, 2nd and 3rd in every class receive Custom Eastern States Cup Podium Medals and Sponsor Prizes
4th and 5th place receive great products from Euroline Motorex
Venues may enhance prize packages with prizes.

MAXXIS ESC DH Pro Race Payouts:
Cash Awards to Men and Women Pro/Open at each race $500-$250-$150-$100 for 1st-2nd-3rd-4th
Racers MUST be present at the Series Final Award Ceremonies or at the Race Award Ceremony to Receive Awards and/or Cash Payouts!

MANDATORY MOVE UPS
Any Amateur that scores a time that would have won an age eligible expert class must move up to that class
Past ESC DH Amateur (Cat2/3) Series Champions from any prior season MUST race in the Expert Class (Cat1)

Past ESC DH Amateur (Cat2/3) Series Champions can petition to stay in the Amateur Class in writing via email to easternstatescup@hotmail.com

MAXXIS ESC DH Series Championship Qualifications:
Series Finals at Mount Snow is for double points – counts as one result.
No minimum number of races needed to qualify for DH Series Championship Standings
Top 5 results by points towards the Championship
Any ties will be broken by placement in the series final at Mount Snow
Racers MUST be present at Series Finals Awards to Receive Awards or Cash Payouts!

MAXXIS ESC DH Series Championship Awards
Male DH Pro $1500 $500 $250 $150 $100
Female Pro/Expert Open (pro and cat1) $1500 $500 $250 $150 $100

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 three men and women that race both Enduro and Downhill during the weekend.

WAIVERS
All races must sign a MAXXIS ESC and a venue waiver prior to registering. Racers under 18 must have a parent sign their waiver. Notarized copies are accepted. No other methods are allowed.

RACERS MUST REGISTER 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

Racers MUST be present at the Series Final Award Ceremonies or at the Race Award Ceremony to Receive Awards and/or Cash Payouts!

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