Powder Ridge Kask Showdown

Outbound Lighting Saturday Night Enduro and Intense Downhill on Sunday Afternoon

May 21-22, 2022 MAXXIS ESC Kask Showdown with Saturday Night Enduro and Sunday Afternoon DH Racing

ONSITE REGISTRATION WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR THIS EVENT

PLEASE NOTE FOR THE ENDURO A BIKE LIGHT IS MANDATORY

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

Due to interference with some cheaper unshielded lights, it is HIGHLY recommended to move your lights to the far left of your bars, we can let you know which brands have been causing this issue.

Downhill

  • Racers Must start with their class and at the assigned time.
  • We will be hosting an awards ceremony after the event
  • Results will be posted 15 minutes after the last racer start schedule in each class, if a racer misses their class starting times they will not get a finishing position or series points and receive a DNS

Spectators

  • 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!

Volunteers

  • Sign Up Below
  • We’ll get you an ESC whistle and T-Shirt
  • For course marshaling for the duration of the event

Connecticut’s first lift-served bike park, the Powder Ridge Mountain Park, and Resort made its debut in 2016 and serves up a variety of gravity-fed downhill trails and fun features in addition to the Powder Ridge Air Bag to help get your moves dialed.

2021 MAXXIS ESC POWDER RIDGE PINKBIKE REPORT #1
2021 MAXXIS ESC POWDER RIDGE PINKBIKE REPORT #2

Schedule:FridayNo Registration10:00am – 5:00pm Powder Ridge Lift spins – Passes available onsite from Powder Ridge 

Saturday7:30am – 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 track4:00 pm Enduro Race Start – No Practice allowed after 3:30pm. Pedal Enduro – no lift for race.

Sunday7:30am – 8:30am Late DH Registration8:00am-10:00am Intense DH PracticeIntense DH Race Start 10:30am – Preliminary Individual and Class start times posted onsite Saturday Afternoon

PLEASE NOTE FOR THE ENDURO A BIKE LIGHT IS MANDATORY

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: https://intensecycles.com/pages/podium-payback-program.

2022 MAXXIS ESC INTENSE DOWNHILL CLASSES
KATES KIDS 12U
GT JUNIORS BOYS 15U
GT JUNIORS GIRLS 18U
MASTERS 50+
AMATEUR 15-18
AMATEUR 19-29
AMATEUR 30-39
AMATEUR 40-49
EXPERT 15-18
EXPERT 19-29
EXPERT 30-39
EXPERT 40+
SINGLE CROWN OPEN
AMATEUR WOMEN
PRO/EXPERT WOMEN
PRO MEN

2022 MAXXIS ESC STAN’S ENDURO CLASSES
MOTOREX EBIKE
KATES KIDS 12U
KATES ENDURO LITE
GT JUNIOR BOYS 15U
GT JUNIOR GIRLS 18U
20U
21-29
30-39
40-49
50+
AMATEUR WOMEN
PRO WOMEN
PRO MEN

MAXXIS ESC Racing Age is the racers age on December 31, 2022

NO Racing License Required

PLEASE NOTE FOR THE ENDURO A BIKE LIGHT IS MANDATORY

MAXXIS ESC RACE REGISTRATION

ONLY RACERS THAT REGISTERED AND USED THEIR OWN CHIP LAST YEAR ARE ELIGIBLE TO USE THEIR OWN CHIP THIS YEAR !!

Race Entries Include a Two Day Lift Pass

Please note, your PayPal receipt is your confirmation

We do not send confirmation emails but we will send you venue-specific information and course maps on Thursday prior to the event.

ONSITE REGISTRATION WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR THIS EVENT

  • On-Line Registration closes the Wednesday Prior to the Event at 11:59pm
  • Late Onsite Registration will be $15 more and CASH ONLY

MAXXIS ESC RACE REGISTRATION REFUND POLICY

  • Refunds are available less a $20 handling fee until 14 days prior to the event
  • Race entries cannot be transferred to a different event 
  • Race entries can be transferred to another person for a $20 handling fee until 7 Days Prior to Event
  • Contact us at easternstatescup@hotmail.com for Transfers

Once activated it is Imperative that Racers DO NOT Allow their Race chips to be idle near the start or finish beacons; The chips will constantly read the times broadcast by the beacons. The timing chips have a capacity of 100 time stamps and will quickly run out of space. After reading 100 time stamps, the timing chip will no longer read any more times. As a result, no times will be recorded, and you will be declared a DNF.

 

PLEASE NOTE FOR THE ENDURO A BIKE LIGHT IS MANDATORY

Tom from Outbound Lighting will be present at the event and will have 25 complete Evo DH Packages (Evo + Hangover) available for rental at $25 on a first come first served basis, the reservation/payment form is below. The rental fee can be applied to an Outbound Lighting purchase at the event only. Outbound Lighting will have a very limited amount of lights available to purchase onsite with the ESC discount.

OUTBOUND LIGHTING RENTALS ARE SOLD OUT SORRY!

THE DISCOUNT CODE FOR PURCHASING OUTBOUND LIGHTS IS MONSTERESC

https://www.outboundlighting.com/

 

  • A light is required for all racers -the Maxxis ESC does not supply lights
  • Each racer has to finish within 4 hours of their individual start time
  • The transfer will be lit so racers can conserve their lights for the race sections
  • Do not count on recharge stations being available, you won’t have time anyhow 
  • Racers can contact the Maxxis ESC for a $37 discount code on the complete EVO Downhill Package, the code also works for other products at a lesser discount, that can be used online at the Outbound Lighting Shop
  • More details, specifics, and rules will be added as the race date approaches

 

2022 Maxxis ESC Registration Sheets and Waivers

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

CLICK FOR FULL MAXXIS ESC STANS ENDURO INFORMATION AND RULES

CLICK FOR FULL MAXXIS ESC INTENSE DOWNHILL INFORMATION AND RULES

MAXXIS ESC Number Plates:
All registered racers must use a 2022 MAXXIS ESC Number Plate anytime they are on course including during their race run and practice.
Only registered racers with 2022 MAXXIS ESC Number Plates are allowed on the Race Course.
2022 MAXXIS ESC number plates are available at every race for $10.00 each.
These plates can be reused by racers at all 2022 MAXXIS ESC races.
Previous year’s plates are not allowed to be used.
Modifications will/can result in disqualification. Lettering/Logos MUST be 100% Intact. NO CUTS!!

If you have not paid for your 2022 Maxxis ESC number plate, please note it is CASH only and  ATM machines are on site.

Enduro Racers will be charged the replacement cost of $100.00 for broken, lost or non-returned timing chips

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

DH Racers MUST be at the start for their posted start time, racers not at the start for their scheduled start time will be disqualified from the day’s competition if their Maxxis ESC Racer’s DH class results have been posted at the finish or registration area

WAIVERS
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.

MAXXIS ESC Enduro 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
4th and 5th place receive Prizes from Kate’s Real Food
Venues may enhance prize packages with prizes.

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

MAXXIS ESC Number Plates:
Racers must use a 2022 MAXXIS ESC Number Plate anytime they are on course for practice or racing
Only registered racers with 2022 MAXXIS ESC Number Plates are allowed on the Race Course during practice or racing.
2022 Maxxis ESC number plates are available at every race for $10.00 each and are good for the season.
Modifications will/can result in disqualification. Lettering/Logos MUST be 100% Intact. NO CUTS!!

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

INTENSE BIKES PODIUM PAYBACK Program that pays cash or certificates to racers that have race with an Intense bike and have registered with Intense here: https://intensecycles.com/pages/podium-payback-program.

Kate’s Cash, 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. The cash will be awarded as follows:

  • $100  -1st
  • 50     – 2nd
  • $25    -3rd

Küat LAST CALL
An exciting new addition this season is the Küat Last Call. It will work like this: At every Maxxis ESC stop, at the end of awards, we will draw one plate number from the weekend’s registered racers and IF they are present, they will win a Küat Hitch Rack. The hitch for the Hitch rack is: you’ve got to be present to win!

Racers not chipping in or out for the FOX TRANSFER CLIMB will be assessed a time penalty
Racers can only win ONE FOX TRANSFER Seat Post per season!

FLAT TIRE DEFENDER SUPER STAGE
All Racers are automatically entered into the FLAT TIRE DEFENDER SUPER STAGE competition with no extra fees. The FLAT TIRE DEFENDER SUPER STAGE is a separate competition within the MAXXIS ESC Enduro Series. One FLAT TIRE DEFENDER foam tire insert will be awarded to the fastest male and female AMATEUR on the FLAT TIRE DEFENDER SUPER STAGE, while the fastest in every class gets a Flat Tire Defender drawstring backpack. Occasionally the MAXXIS ESC will award the FLAT TIRE DEFENDER SUPER STAGE to a pre-selected class announced at the racers meeting. The MAXXIS ESC will chose one stage to be the FLAT TIRE DEFENDER SUPER STAGE that will be announced at our racers meeting and identified by banners at that start of that stage.

Racers can only win Flat Tire Defender Insert per season!

We will be offering our 2022 Maxxis ESC Socks, Pint Glasses, and T-Shirts at our registration tents, please remember its cash only

Please drive slowly through the neighborhood while visiting our venues, 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.

CAMPING –  max 6 persons per site as per the health board.
Sites will be marked off in the upper tiers of parking at Powder Ridge. Please purchase camping in advance.  

POWDER RIDGE CAMPING RESERVATIONS RIGHT HERE

 

WAIVERS
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.

We will be offering our 2022 Maxxis ESC Socks, Pint Glasses and T-Shirts at our registration tents, please remember its cash only

INFORMATION:

  • 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.
  • NUMBER PLATES– Will be sold at registration for $10 each. A 2022 MAXXIS ESC Number Plate must be affixed correctly to your bike always while on the tracks. You will not be allowed to ride without one. No cuts or trimming allowed on the plate, please.
  • CASH ONLY– Yup, 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 !!
  • KATES KIDS CLASS – For DH the KATES Kids Class will do the same track. For the KATES Kids Class Enduro, they will compete on Less Race Sections. Our Enduro Staff will conduct a course ride along on Saturday at 10am. 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

KASK COMPONENTS SHOWDOWNS
The “KASK Showdown” weekends will feature both Enduro and Down Hill races at the largest resorts on our schedule. KASK 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 KASK 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

KATES KIDS CLASS

The KATES KIDS CLASS format will offer three fun tracks

The Kate’s Kids Class preregistration fee is 100% Refunded after a parent volunteers and completes course marshaling for the race on Sunday. We’ll get you on the course, give you an ESC Official’s T-Shirt, and an official ESC whistle. All you need is a fun attitude and a cell phone in case of an emergency.

Kate’s Kid Class Racers Must Pre-register Online and have a Parent Volunteer to be eligible for the Refund

Racers must be 12 or younger on December 31, 2022 to be eligible.

KATES ENDURO LITE CLASS
This class will race for a reduced rate thanks to Kates’s Real Food and the MAXXIS Eastern States Cup. KATES ENDURO LITE Racers will compete on three stages and race with the KATES KIDS CLASS. This class is meant for beginner and new to enduro racers to experience what the enduro racing excitement is all about. Racers will get a total race time and a race time for each segment. The class will not compete for Maxxis ESC Podiums, Prizes or a Series Championship. This is the for the FUN Class!! The KATES Enduro Lite format will offer three fun tracks to entertain all levels of riders but will focus primarily on women, kids, and first-timers. The emphasis will not be on results or prizes but on learning and having fun with like-minded mountain bike riders.

PLEASE NOTE: KATES Lite Class racers are required to stay with the KATES Kids Class and race the segments in the same order. KATES Enduro Lite Class Racers may only compete in enduro at our Box Showdown Events.

Enduro Racers MUST hand in their timing chips within 15 minutes after finishing the last stage or they will be penalized 1 minute, after 30 minutes racers will be DQ’d from the event

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

CLICK FOR FULL MAXXIS ESC INTENSE DOWNHILL INFORMATION AND RULES

PETS AND ALCOHOL ARE NOT ALLOWED
AT ANY EASTERN STATES CUP EVENT!