2018 #CXNats Begins Tuesday Jan 9th

Jan. 5, 2018 (Reno, Nev.) - Thirty-six national titles are on the line Jan. 9-14 as the nation’s leading amateur and professional cyclocross racers visit Reno, Nev. for the USA Cycling Cyclocross National Championships. National champions will be crowned in the junior, collegiate, U23, masters, and elite ranks.

Nearly 2,000 racers from across the U.S. will convene at Rancho San Rafael Regional Park in Reno for the championships. Competitions begin Tuesday, Jan. 9 with a full day of non-championship races. The contests to determine winners of the coveted Stars-and-Stripes jerseys begin Wednesday, Jan. 10 in collegiate categories. Masters events for men and women will be held Jan. 10-12. Saturday features events for juniors and Industry Men and Women. The championships culminate on Sunday with the Junior 17-18 Men as well as U23 and elite competitions for men and women.

Among the athletes who will be on hand to defend their titles are the defending elite national champions - Katie Compton (Colorado Springs, Colo./KFC Racing p/b Trek Panache) and Stephen Hyde (Easthampton Mass./Cannondale p/b Cyclocrossworld.com). Compton will go after an unprecedented 14th consecutive win in the elite women’s field. Hyde won the inaugural ShoAir US Cup-CX Series title in 2017 and finished third overall in the USA Cycling Professional Cyclocross Calendar (ProCX). Check out all of the currently registered riders here.

FOLLOW ONLINE

Live championship race updates will be available on Twitter, @usacyclinglive, and you can join the conversation with the hashtag #CXNats on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. 

Follow your favorite athletes this week at www.livelynxresults.com. One2Go will provide live lap splits for every athlete every time they cross the line for all events. Race results will be posted there and we will share on social media as well.

More information about the National Championships (including start lists, schedule and results) will be available on the USA Cycling event webpage.

WATCH THE WEBCAST

Live streaming will be available Sunday, Jan. 14 beginning at 12 p.m. ET on USA Cycling’s YouTube channel, and on participating cycling media websites.

RACER INFORMATION

Want to race? See the eligibility, rules and call-ups here or click here to register. Online registration closed on Jan. 5. All registrations must be completed on site at Reno. All riders must have a valid 2018 USA Cycling license at the time of packet pick-up in order to be eligible to race.

MEDIA INQUIRIES 

Media inquiries should be directed to Jackie Tyson678-362-6228, or Kelly Feilke