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2013 ProGRT Gravity Open

Posted by on April 13, 2013

PLATTEKILL BIKE PARK PRESENTS:

- POC Eastern States Cup - Series Race #2
- 2013 Gravity Open DH Race - Series Race #5
- USAC MTB National Gravity Calendar Series Class 1
- USAC 2013 Pro and Junior World Team Qualifying Race

VENUE:
This will be the 4th year Plattekill will be a feature stop on the ProGRT Circuit. Plattekill has been hosting downhill mountain biking races for over a decade. The trails are endless and offer something for all abilities. The fall line trail sections are very steep and the natural terrain offers loose shale with large rock drops. Plattekill Bike Park uses two lifts accessing two distinct peaks. The base lodge offers a cafeteria, outdoor grill &bar, bike shop and restrooms. THIS EVENT IS PRECEDED BY PROGRT #2 MTN CREEK (approx 2 hours away). Course photos

Many National, International and World Cup Teams have confirmed they will be here!
Open 5 DAYS! Thursday thru Monday for riding racing and race practice!!!

PRIZES: $5000 PRO GRT DH CASH PURSE
Pro Men (1) $1,200; (2) $500; (3) $400; (4) $300; (5) $100
Pro Women (1) $1,200; (2) $500; (3) $400; (4) $300; (5) $100
- All classes will receive custom 2013 Medals
- Cash and donated sponsor product to be awarded to Cat 1, Cat 2, Cat 3 classes based class size.

USA CYCLING LICENSES:
Licenses are required by all racers. Annual and day licenses available for purchase onsite -- licenses are available for $5/day per training/racing day. All Cat 1/Pro racers MUST have an annual USAC license.

PIT FEES:
10x10=$100 20x10=200 20x20=$300 20x40= $400
"Camping Lot Pit Space" in lower camping area 12x20=$50/day

Reserve spaces early. No e-z ups/tents will be allowed in the top two lots without reserved pit space, NO exceptions. The Reserved pit area will be patrolled throughout the event. For reservations and/or more info contact info [at] plattekill [dot] com.

DOWNHILL RACE FEES:
$85 Cat1, Cat2, Cat3, $80 if pre-register prior to May 23 5pm
$100 Pro, $95 if pre-register prior to May 24 5pm
All Race Fees include Saturday AND Sunday lift tickets!

RECREATIONAL RIDING & RACE PRACTICE TICKETS:
Thurs, Fri and Mon Lift Tickets are $20/day with race entry.
Lift Tickets Thurs-Mon for non-racers $35/day or $55/2-day pass.

SUPER D RACE FEES:
$40 Amateur ($30 if registered for DH)
$50 USAC Pro/Open ($40 if registered for DH)

SCHEDULE:

Thursday May 23rd
9am-4pm On-Site Registration Open
10am-4pm DH practice (all categories) & Freeriding on Double Chair

Friday May 24th
9am-4pm On-Site Registration Open
10am-4pm DH practice (all categories) & Freeriding on Double Chair

Saturday May 25th
8am-3pm On-Site Registration Open
8am-11am PRO and Cat1<18 ONLY DH practice on Double Chair
10:30am Pro Super D Race
11am Amateur Super D Race
11am-3pm DH practice on Double Chair - (all categories)
4pm SEEDING RUN for Pros and Cat1<18 -- MANDATORY!

Sunday May 26th
8am-9am On-Site Registration Open
8am-10:30am DH practice on Double Chair - (all categories)
10am-4pm Triple Chair open for Freeriding
10:30am-11:30am Pros and Cat1<18 ONLY practice on Double Chair
12pm Cat 2-3 Racing
1:30pm Cat 1 Racing (Cat1<18 will start race last)
2:30pm Pro Racing

Monday May 27th
10am-4pm Freeriding open on Double Chair

CAMPING AREA & LODGING:
Camping is available at the base of the mountain. The lower/third lot will feature primitive camping. $10 per night for a 12x20 space including your vehicle. $15/camper/trailer.
Porta potties will be available. Water available in the Base Lodge.
No Electric. Generators are allowed until 10pm.
Special Parking restrictions will be enforced

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