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THE SEASON SHIFTER

Mountain bikers will start at the base of Lionshead Village and race up Vail Mountain on an epic course that will test bikers' pre-season endurance and tenacity. Just steps from the Village, this spectator friendly event has one of the largest cash purses in the mountain biking world. Don't want to hike up the hill to cheer on your friends? Don't worry, you won't need to.

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An Ultimate Mountain Challenge Event

Do you have what it takes to tackle four of the GoPro Mountain Games toughest events in two days?

COURSE MAP:

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*Please note that courses are always subject to change. Trail map will be available 48 hours prior to race. Train hard, be prepared and have fun! We will post updates or changes as soon as they are available.

Pro, Single Speed, Expert: Beginner, Master, Vet, Sport: Juniors (Beg, Exp, Sport):
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Saturday
June 10, 2017

TIME & CATEGORIES:
10am - (Kids Race (12 and under))
10:15am - (Awards Ceremony - Kids Race)
11:45am - (PRO, Expert, Single Speed, UMC PRO)
2:30pm - (Awards Ceremony - Pro, Exp, SS)
3:45pm - (All Jrs Categories, Beginners, Sport, All Masters Categories, All Vet Categories, UMC Amateur & UMC Teams)
6:30pm - (Awards Ceremony - Citizen Categories)

LOCATION:
Lionshead Gondola Yard

PRICE:
Pro, Single Speed, Expert: Beginner, Master, Vet, Sport: Juniors (Beg, Exp, Sport):
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Early Bird Price (Feb. 15 - March 15, 2016)

Pro, Single Speed, Expert - $65

Beginners, Masters, Vets, Sport - $50

Juniors (Beg, Exp, Sport) - $40

Kids - FREE

 

Standard Price (March 16 - May 31, 2016)

Pro, Single Speed, Expert - $70

Beginners, Masters, Vets, Sport - $55

Juniors (Beg, Exp, Sport) - $45

Kids - FREE

 

Procrastinator Price (June 1 - 8, 2016)

Pro, Single Speed, Expert - $75

Beginners, Masters, Vets, Sport - $60

Juniors (Beg, Exp, Sport) - $45

Kids - FREE

 

Event Price (June 9 - 12, 2016)

Pro, Single Speed, Expert - $80

Beginners, Masters, Vets, Sport - $65

Juniors (Beg, Exp, Sport) - $45

Kids - FREE

DOCUMENTATION:

Please note that courses are always subject to change. Trail map will be available 48 hours prior to race. Train hard, be prepared and have fun! We will post updates or changes as soon as they are available.

PRIZES:

U.S. Competitors: In order to be eligible to claim prize money, you will be required to complete a current W9 form. Checks will be mailed within 45 days of receipt of a completed W9.


International Competitors: Please note that all international athletes who are eligible to win prize money should be prepared to supply bank information, including a swift code, as well a passport or copy of passport.  All international payouts will be wired within 45 days of receipt of proper account and wire information.

 

Men's Pro Division - Total Purse: $7,000

1st - $3,000

2nd - $2,000

3rd - $1,000

4th - $500

5th - $300

6th - $200

 

Women's Pro Division - Total Purse: $7,000

1st - $3,000

2nd - $2,000

3rd - $1,000

4th - $500

5th - $300

6th - $200

 

Men's Singlespeed Division - Total Purse: $850

1st - $500

2nd - $250

3rd - $100

 

Women's Singlespeed Division - Total Purse: $850

1st - $500

2nd - $250

3rd - $100

COMPETITION (2016 Rules):

1) All racers will start and finish the race in the same location (Lionshead Village). Racers will be sent out within their division start time divided by gender. See schedule for race times of divisions. Start positions will not be pre-determined and it is up to the athlete to get into desired location.

2) Athletes will race on the course set up by race directors. Total length of the course will be approximately seven (7) miles and quantity of loops performed will be determined by race division. Along the course, athletes will have to ride on all types of terrain ranging from forest service access dirt roads to single track. This is a classic Colorado course with plenty of ascending and descending sections.

3) Quantity of loops to be performed:

- FREE Kids Race (12 +under) - Will race on a separate ¼ mile course and perform 1 loop
1 loop:

- Junior Beginner

- Junior Sport

- Beginners: Men and Women

2 loops:

- Junior Expert

- Sport

- Vet Sport (Men)

- Vet Expert (Men)

- Vet (Women)

- Masters (Men)

- Single Speed

- UMC Amateur division (Race @ 3:45pm)

3 loops:

- Expert Women

- Expert Men

- Pro (Men & Women)

- UMC Pro division (Race @11:45am)

4) When performing a loop, athletes will be directed through a loop lane. When athletes come into the finish line, they must go through the finish lane. Athletes finishing in the "loop lane" will not be recognized as finished. Only when athletes cross over the finish line in the finish lane will their time be stopped and recorded

5) The course will be marked prior to the race and it is recommended to ride the course prior to race day. Signs will be set up to direct the course and marshals will be placed in tricky areas. It is the athlete's responsibility to follow the signs and stay on the course. If a rider goes off course, they will be disqualified.

6) No tripping, shoving or horseplay will be tolerated and any athlete participating in foul play will be pulled from the course and disqualified.

Additional Rules and Information

 

ATHLETE ELIGIBILITY:
The competition is open to all interested athletes regardless of state and/or country of residency. Competitors who are under the age of 18 must register with a parent or legal guardian. Competitors must be able to attend all scheduled events. Athletes will be required to provide all their own equipment. Further, athletes must abide by all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations during their participation in the Mountain Games®.

PARTICIPATION:
Athletes agree to be bound by these Official Rules and all decisions of Organizers. Organizers reserve the right to disqualify any persons found tampering with, or otherwise abusing, any aspect of the competition as solely determined by Organizers.

DISPUTE RESOLUTION:
Organizers will appoint judges and the decision of those judges will be final. There will be no review of scoring / timing even with the presence of TV cameras. Disputes with Organizers and/or appointed judges will result in disqualification of that athlete.

RESERVATION OF RIGHTS:
Organizers reserve the right to disqualify any athlete for any reason, including, without limitation, acting in an unsafe, unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner and/or with intent to intimidate, threaten or harass, or harm another person. All decisions with respect to the disqualification of an athlete shall be made by Organizers and/or appointed judges. Failure to comply with any term or condition of these Official Rules may result in an athlete's disqualification and the forfeiture of his/her interest in any prize. Organizers reserve the right to amend these Official Rules at any time in its sole discretion, and athletes shall have no recourse for any such changes or for any failure (whether inadvertent or otherwise) by Organizers to follow the stated rules. In the event that the competition is canceled prior to the completion of the final event, no prizes will be awarded. If the Tournament is cancelled prior to June 1st, for any reason, athletes will be reimbursed only for his/her entry fee. Athletes will not be otherwise compensated for any costs or expenses associated with their participation in the competition.

ORGANIZERS:
The Mountain Games® will be organized and produced by staff and contractors hired from and by the Vail Valley Foundation. The decisions of Organizers regarding the selection and elimination of athletes, the selection of finalists and winners, and the production and administration of Mountain Games® related events, and all other aspects of the event, shall be final and binding in all respects. Organizers will not be responsible for typographical, printing or other inadvertent errors in these Official Rules or in other materials relating to the event.

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PARTNERS
Event Schedule | Summer
AM EVENT
7:00 Costa 2 Fly X-Stream - Qualifier/Round 1 - Soccer Fields
7:30 Mountain Masters Disc Golf - Qualifying Day 2
8:00 DockDogs Outdoor Big Air - Onsite Registration & Practice
8:00 Down River Kayak Sprint - Start
8:00 EverBank Half Marathon - Start
8:00 Ultimate Mountain Challenge - Down River Sprint Start - Option #1
8:00 Ultimate Mountain Challenge - 10K Start
8:00 Ultimate River Challenge - Kayak Sprint - Start
9:00 Adventure Village - Opens
9:00 Costa Fly Fishing Village - Opens
9:00 DockDogs Outdoor Big Air - Wave 7
9:00 Gear Town - Opens
9:00 Jam in the Van - Time to Rock
9:00 Onewheel Demo Course - Opens
9:30 Slackline Invitational - Highline Demonstration at I-Bridge
9:30 Ultimate Mountain Challenge - SUP Surf Sprint Start - Option #2
9:30 Ultimate Mountain Challenge - TT Start
9:30 Ultimate River Challenge - SUP Sprint - Start
10:00 Climbing World Cup - Semi-Finals M+W
10:00 EverBank XC Mountain Bike - Kids Race (12 and under)
10:00 The Yoga Girl Experience - The Yoga Girl Experience - The Art of Letting Go
10:15 EverBank XC Mountain Bike - Awards Ceremony - Kids Race
11:00 Citizen Climbing - Wave 1 & Paraclimbing
11:00 DockDogs Outdoor Big Air - Wave 8
11:00 Down River R2 Raft Sprint - Start
11:00 Ultimate River Challenge - R2 Sprint - Start
11:45 EverBank XC Mountain Bike - PRO, Expert, Single Speed, UMC PRO
11:45 Ultimate Mountain Challenge - XC Start Pro Men/Women
PM
12:00 Slackline Invitational - Round 2 - Heat 1
12:30 SUP Skills Invitational - Start
1:00 DockDogs Outdoor Big Air - Wave 9
1:30 Volvo Mountain Mud Run - Kids and Family Start
2:00 Citizen Climbing - Wave 2
2:00 Costa 2 Fly X-Stream - Qualifier/Round 2
2:00 EverBank Half Marathon - Awards Ceremony at Checkpoint Charlie
2:30 EverBank XC Mountain Bike - Awards Ceremony - Pro, Exp, SS
2:30 Volvo Mountain Mud Run - All Mountain Madness Division Start
3:30 DockDogs Extreme Vertical - Start
3:30 Onewheel Demo Course - Race for the Rail
3:30 Slackline Invitational - Round 2 - Heat 2
3:45 EverBank XC Mountain Bike - All Jrs Categories, Beginners, Sport, All Masters Categories, All Vet Categories, UMC Amateur & UMC Teams
3:45 Ultimate Mountain Challenge - XC Start Amateur Men/Women & Teams
4:00 GoPro Daily Giveaway
4:00 Kayak Freestyle - Finals
4:30 Climbing World Cup - Finals
5:00 Down River Kayak Sprint - Awards Ceremony
5:00 Down River R2 Raft Sprint - Awards Ceremony at I-Bridge
5:00 Kayak Freestyle - Awards Ceremony
5:00 SUP Skills Invitational - Awards Ceremony at I-Bridge
5:45 Citizen Climbing - Wave 2 Awards Ceremony
6:00 Slackline Invitational - Highline Demonstration at I-Bridge
6:30 Climbing World Cup - Awards Ceremony
6:30 EverBank XC Mountain Bike - Awards Ceremony - Citizen Categories
7:30 Flashflight Disc Nite - Start
7:30 Ultimate River Challenge - Awards Ceremony at Ford Ampitheater
2016 Lodging

Rooms starting at $90/nt. Pet friendly accommodations available!

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