What: A three day USA Cycling stage race (time trial, road race, circuit race). Riders MUST complete each stage in order to start the next stage. When: TT- Friday afternoon, March 17h, Road Race Saturday a.m., March 18th, Circuit Race Sunday a.m., March 19th 2017. Where: West Tucson / Southwest Tucson area. For exact locations and detailed maps see Race Bible Safety/Licensing: CPSC or ASTM approved hard-shell helmets and current USA Cycling or approved international license are mandatory.
PRE-REGISTRATION ONLY! NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION! To register go to:  https://www.usacycling.org/register/2017-212 Registration closes March 13 th at 10:59PM PDT. NO EXCEPTIONS. LATE   FEES :   A   $15   late   fee   ($10   for   Juniors)   will   be   added   to   entries   after   March   3rd, 2017. REFUNDS:   A   $15   processing   fee   will   be   retained   on   all   cancellations   prior   to   March 12th, 2017. No Refunds after March 12th, 2017. NO EXCEPTIONS. CHECK-IN: All   categories   check-in   at   Stage   1   on   Friday,   March   17 th from   10:00   a.m.   to 4:00 p.m. Stage 1 Time Trial start times posted prior to check-in are approximate. NO    RESTARTS,    late    start    requests,    race    day    registration    or    race    day    category changes. Check-in closes at 4:00 p.m. JR.   RACERS:   Boys   and   Girls   will   race   together   in   their   respective   categories   but   be scored separately as part of USA Cycling Road Development Race Series. FIELD   LIMITS:   100   per   USA   Cycling   category   except   Cat   5   Men   (75). Two   Cat   5   Men’s age groups, 19-39 and 40+. TEAM   ENTRIES:   Men   Pro/1   and   Women   Pro/1/2,   one   team   entry   per   club,   up   to   10 riders. FURTHER INFO: Visit www.tucsonbicycleclassic.org and reference the Technical Guide for race details. For questions that are not answered by the website, e-mail us at tucsonbicycleclassic@gmail.com. EVENT-LICENSE: $30 for the 3-day event license required for riders who do not hold a current annual license. For Men 40+ who are newer to racing, please take advantage of the 40+ Cat 5 group. (Age group riders may be Cat 1 and 2 riders who have not slowed down much with age.) Official TBC Hotel:  Riverpark Inn, 350 S. Freeway, Tucson, AZ (520) 239-2300 or (800) 551-1466. Pool, spa and spacious grounds/rooms. Close to the freeway and stages 1 & 2.  Offers special reduced rate (mentionTucson Bicycle Classic). Complimentary full breakfast w/ 'Grab and Go' option for the early morning. Men Pro 1, 2 , 3, Women Pro 1, 2 awards are at Riverpark Inn Hotel Sunday afternoon, March 19th.
USA CYCLING  PERMIT  (2017-212) Entry Fee Category Prize  (GC Placement Only) $110 Men Pro/1 $2,200 awarded to top 10 places $100 Men 2 $1,000 awarded to top 10 places $110 Women Pro/1/2 $2,200 awarded to top 10 places $90 Women 3 $500 awarded to top 5 places $90 Women 4 $500 awarded to top 5 places $80    Women 5 Medals to 1st-3rd  places $90 Women35+ $500 awarded to top 5 places $90 Women45+ $500 awarded to top 5 places $85 Women 55+ $200 to top 3 places $80 Women 65/70+ Medals to 1st-3rd places in each age group $90 Men 3 $500  awarded to top 5 places $90 Men 4 $500 awarded to top 5 places $80 Men 5, 19-39 Medals to 1st-3rd  places $80 Men 5, 40+ Medals to 1st-3rd  places $90 Men 35+ $500 awarded to top 5 places $90 Men 45+ $500 awarded to top 5 places $85 Men 55+ $200 to top 3 places $80 Men 65/70/75+ Medals to 1st-3rd places in each age group $50 JR 17-18 Medals to 1st-3rd  places $50 JR 15-16 Medals to 1st-3rd  places $50 JR 13-14 Medals to 1st-3rd  places $50 JR 9-12 Medals to 1st-3rd  places in each age group Promoter reserves the right to merge/alter/add or delete categories.
31st Annual  Tucson Bicycle Classic  March 17-19, 2017
News and Updates:
A 3 day stage race..   March 17th-19th. Stay tuned for updates... All results posted here >> www.tucsonbicycleclassic.org/2017Results 2017 write up via ClippedIn UHC STEALS GC WIN, RALLY SCORES HAT TRICK 2017 Pro finish Video: >>Click Here<
USA Cycling Junior Development Race Series event!
Proudly Presented by Le Scomparse, Team Rhino and El Grupo cycling teams
Welcome TBC participants and thanks for supporting the Classic, going on 31 years now. We wish you the best of luck for a fast, safe race!  Race announcements: 1.  It will be a very warm weekend with highs in the low 90’s so please bring lots of water and electrolyte drinks to stay hydrated . 2. The time trial course will be closed before the race and we request you DO NOT warm up on Kinney Road west of Gates Pass Rd. Please warm up on Gates Pass Rd or Kinney south/west of Old Tucson. 3. There is absolutely NO OVERNIGHT PARKING OR CAMPING allowed on the Pima Community College West campus this weekend (next to Stage 3 circuit race). The lot is for race event parking only.  Thank you for your cooperation which is essential for the continued use of the various venues and locations.