Mississippi Kids Cyclocross Program: Week 8 & Celebration Race- Spooky ‘Cross

Hello Parents/Supporters.

We missed the rain and had a great group of kids/parents showed up today at week eight and final of our curriculum-based free cycling program. We focus on the basic race skills; starts, group of 3 race starts, correct gear to be when starting a race, pedal placement and sprints. These kids are tough, committed and will be ready for our Ridgeland Mississippi Cyclocross Cup Series. We are so proud of y’all.

Important Announcements:

  • 2018 Spooky ‘Cross Festival. Don’t forget to register your kiddos for the first of two weekend of the Mississippi Cyclocross Cup Series. The event takes place on both Saturday and Sunday, October 27 & 28. We have multiple categories associated with the kids/junior categories. All kids ages are based on their age in 2019, example: If the racer is 9 years of age and will turn 10 in 2019, they need to be registered in the Under 15 Category (U15). Let me know if you have any questions. Here the registration page, at https://www.bikereg.com/spookycrossridgeland.
  • Volunteer Opportunities for this weekend: If you’re available, we need help setting up the course on Thursday from 4:30-6pm and Friday from 1-5pm. We will also need help to breakdown the course from 3-5pm or Sunday. Please email coach Ro at rolando@mscxproject.org with your availability.

Thank you and have a great weekend.

 

Healthy Regards,

Mississippi Cyclocross Project 
www.mscxproject.org

Mississippi Kids Cyclocross Program: Week 6 Update, 2nd T-Shirt Order…

Hello Parents/Supporters.

Good morning. What a great group of kids/parents showed up today at week six of our eight week curriculum-based free cycling program. We focus on the basic race skills; correct gear to be when starting a race, pedal placement and sprints. Practiced our weekly dismount and mount over the barriers and going through an “S” shape course. These kids are tough, committed and will be ready for our Ridgeland Mississippi Cyclocross Cup Series. We are so proud of y’all.

See below reminders for this week:

  1. Upcoming Events: Parents: Don’t forget to register for our Ridgeland Cyclocross Cup Series Pass, it will get your kiddos and yourself registered via one transaction for all events. See all the details at https://mailchi.mp/517db4589844/2018mscxcup-1145469?e=e486dec424 

  2. A second pre-order for our Mississippi Cyclocross Project t-shirts is open, kids and adult sizes. We will close the order form this upcoming Monday, October 8th. Order yours today. http://mscxcup.com/store/.

Thank you and have a great holiday weekend.

 

Healthy Regards,

Mississippi Cyclocross Project 
Rolando@MSCXProject.org
www.mscxproject.org

Mississippi Kids Cyclocross Program: Week 6 Details and Thursday Night.

Hello Parents/Supporters.

Good morning. See details for tomorrows session, week 6 of our Mississippi Cyclocross Project.

  1. Meeting this coming Saturday, October 6th. This upcoming Saturday, October 6th we will meet at the Freedom Ridge ParkOur meeting time is 10am, please arrive 15 minutes early to be able to be ready by 10am.
  2. Purchase the Team Gear (optional): 
    • T-Shirt: A few parents have reached me regarding another t-shirt order. Please reply to this email if you’re interested an ordering t-shirts and the quantity. A new order will be made if enough parents are interested.

    • Cycling Gear: A 2nd shipment should be received within the next few weeks. All orders for August have been received and I’ll bring them available at the Thursday night event.

      If you wish to have the gear before our October events; Mississippi Cyclocross Cup Series, www.mscxcup.com, you will need to order soon as it will take 4-5 weeks to produce and deliver.Check our Mississippi Cyclocross Project Club store.  We have samples for sizing. No minimums and all items are shipped directly to you.  Adult (men & women) sizes as well as kids gear. Get all the details at http://ridebikercustom.com/club/MSCXProject.

  3. Final Ridgeland Weeknight ‘Cross & MTB Racing Series p/b Mississippi Cyclocross Cup in Ridgeland, MS. This upcoming Thursday, we will host the finale of our Ridgeland Weeknight ‘Cross & MTB Racing Series. This event takes place at the Ridgeland Trail, on 521 Giles Ln, Madison, MS 39110.  A great way for the kids and parents to enjoy a community based event with like minded friends!  Join us to celebrate a great series. We will have a Taco Truck onsite!

    Kids races are free, however all kids 6 and over will need to have a USA Cycling License to participate. We will have the license form at the event. All details available at http://mscxcup.com/weekday-cyclocross-series.

Please reach me if you have any questions. Thank you for your support. Take care and have a week!

 

Healthy Regards,

Rolando Roman 
Mississippi Cyclocross Project 
601-720-0297
Rolando@MSCXProject.org
www.mscxproject.org

Mississippi Kids Cyclocross Program: Week 5 Details; Special Meeting location!

Hello Parents/Supporters.

Great practice yesterday, the kids are doing fantastic and love their determination. See details for this next week, week 5 of our Mississippi Cyclocross Project.

  1. Special Meeting Location for this next Saturday, September 29th. This upcoming Saturday, September 29th we will meet at the Ridgeland Trail, on 521 Giles Ln, Madison, MS 39110. This is the same location we host the below weekend series. Our meeting time is 10am, please arrive 15 minutes early to be able to be ready by 10am.
  2. Purchase the Team Gear (optional): 
    • T-Shirt: T-shirts have arrived and we will have them available on Saturday for those who pre-ordered. A new order will be made if enough parents are interested.

    • Cycling Gear: All orders for August are being proceeded and should arrive this month. If you wish to have the gear before our October events; Mississippi Cyclocross Cup Series, www.mscxcup.com, you will need to order soon as it will take 4-5 weeks to produce and deliver.Check our Mississippi Cyclocross Project Club store.  We have samples for sizing. No minimums and all items are shipped directly to you.  Adult (men & women) sizes as well as kids gear. Get all the details at http://ridebikercustom.com/club/MSCXProject.
  3. Final Ridgeland Weeknight ‘Cross & MTB Racing Series p/b Mississippi Cyclocross Cup in Ridgeland, MS. This upcoming Thursday, we will host the finale of our Ridgeland Weeknight ‘Cross & MTB Racing Series. This event takes place at the Ridgeland Trail, on 521 Giles Ln, Madison, MS 39110.  A great way for the kids and parents to enjoy a community based event with likeminded friends!  Join us to celebrate a great series. We will have a Taco Truck onsite!

    Kids races are free, however all kids 6 and over will need to have a USA Cycling License to participate. We will have the license form at the event. All details available at http://mscxcup.com/weekday-cyclocross-series.

Please reach me if you have any questions. Thank you for your support. Take care and have a week!

Mississippi Kids Cyclocross Program: Week 3 Details and t-shirt order form.

Parents/Supporters,

Hello Parents/Supporters. See details for this next week, week 3 of our Mississippi Cyclocross Project.

  1. Meeting at our normal location this next Saturday, September 15th. Next week, week 3 of our program we will go back to meeting at Freedom Ridge Park at 253 W School St, Ridgeland, MS 39157. Our meeting time is 10am, please arrive 15 minutes early to be able to be ready by 10am.
  2. Purchase the Team Gear (optional): 
    • T-Shirt: We have created an order form for the program shirts. They are available in Adult & Kids sizes. The Pre-Order sale will close on Sunday, September 16th. The order will be placed on Monday, September 17th. Get details at http://mscxcup.com/store.

    • Cycling Gear: If you wish to have the gear before our October events; Mississippi Cyclocross Cup Series, www.mscxcup.com, you will need to order soon as it will take 4-5 weeks to produce and deliver.Check our Mississippi Cyclocross Project Club store.  We have samples for sizing. No minimums and all items are shipped directly to you.  Adult (men & women) sizes as well as kids gear. Get all the details at http://ridebikercustom.com/club/MSCXProject.
  3. Ridgeland Weeknight ‘Cross & MTB Racing Series p/b Mississippi Cyclocross Cup in Ridgeland, MS. This upcoming Thursday, we will meet at the RIdgeland Trail for our Week 2 of the Ridgeland Weeknight ‘Cross & MTB Racing Series. Kids races are free, however all kids 6 and over will need to have a USA Cycling License to participate. We will have the license form at the event.
    All details available at http://mscxcup.com/weekday-cyclocross-series.

Please reach me if you have any questions. Thank you for your support. Take care and have a week!

 

Healthy Regards,

Rolando Roman 
Mississippi Cyclocross Project 
601-720-0297
Rolando@MSCXProject.org
www.mscxproject.org

Mississippi Kids Cyclocross Program: Details for Week 2, Jonathan Page Weekend Clinic and more.

Parents/Supporters,

Hello Parents/Supporters. We had a wonderful turnout yesterday as we kicked-off our 2018 Mississippi Cyclocross Project, our free curriculum based cycling program. During the session we covered the following important area.

Bike & helmet inspection:

  • Check Saddle hight and make sure bike in good conditions.
  • Kids are wearing helmet properly (required in order to participate)
  • Kids are wearing closed shoes (required in order to participate)
  • Proper tire inflation.

Important items covered for week two.

  1. Ridgeland ‘Cross Weeknight ‘Cross & MTB Racing Series p/b Mississippi Cyclocross Cup in Ridgeland, MS. The series spans four Thursdays during the month of September. Race dates are: September 6th, September 13th, September 20th & September 27th. All kids races are FREE of charge, however we ask parents to register them early via the online registration website.

    Adults can participate as well, this is how we off-set the cost of facilitating these sanction events. All details available at http://mscxcup.com/weekday-cyclocross-series.

  2. A Chat with Jonathan Page. A Special Questions and Answers session will take place on Friday, September 7th with Jonathan Page at Burgers & Blues, 1060 E County Line Rd #22, Ridgeland, MS 39157 from 6-8pm. Please join us as the kids will get to have an opportunity to get Jonathan Page to autograph special edition posters we have created for the event!

    IMPORTANT: The Kids project will meet on Sunday, 9/9 instead of Saturday as Jonathan Page will facilitate the kids session that day!  Adult clinic: Jonathan will host an all level adult clinic, great opportunity to learn about the sport so that you can join your little one during the events. Register today for the weekend events at https://www.bikereg.com/jpageclinic.

    About Jonathan Page: Multiple Time USA Professional Cyclocross Champion & 2006/2007 UCI Cyclocross Worlds, Silver Medal on Friday, September 6th-9th for a weekend of cyclocross Q&A, clinic and racing! Jonathan Page, Multiple Time USA Professional Cyclocross Champion & 2006/2007 UCI Cyclocross Worlds, Silver Medal. Get to know Jonathan by watching a great documentary created by our friends at FloBikes https://www.flobikes.com/video/6112321-the-last-ride-of-jonathan-page.

  3. Share our program! Help us get more kids active, riding bikes and make our Central Mississippi an active/healthy community! Not too late to register kids in our program, share with your friends! All details at www.mscxproject.org/register.
  4. Program Q & A and How to Purchase the Team Gear (optional): Over the last few weeks we’ve received a few questions, so we wanted to clarify by providing a Q & A. Get all the details, http://mscxproject.org/uncategorized/mississippi-kids-cyclocross-program-parents-q-a-program-starts-tomorrow-sat-sep-1st/

Please reach me if you have any questions. Thank you for your support. Take care and have a great Labor Day weekend!

— 

Healthy Regards,

Mississippi Cyclocross Project 
Rolando@MSCXProject.org
www.mscxproject.org

Mississippi Kids Cyclocross Program: Parents Q & A, Program Starts Tomorrow, Sat. Sep. 1st.

Parents/Supporters,

Hello and happy Friday! We kick-off our program tomorrow, Saturday, September 1st. We are very excited to see all the kids and parents.  Over the last few weeks we’ve received a few questions, so we wanted to clarify by providing a Q & A below. Feel free to email us if you have any other. See you all soon.

Healthy Regards,

Mississippi Cyclocross Project Team

Questions and Answers:

  1. Is it to late to register? No, please invite your friends with kids. All participants must register on our website and complete the waiver before joining the program sessions. Registration available at www.mscxproject.org/register.
  2. What time do participants need to arrive at each session? The program starts sharp at 10am. All participants must be ready, with helmet on at 10am. We recommend parents to arrive at 9:35-9:40am to allow time to park and get ready! 

  3. Where does the program meet? We will be meeting at Freedom Ridge Park, 253 W School St, Ridgeland, MS 39157.
  4. Do I need to get my kid a new bike? No, just bring the current bike. We will access and provide recommendations. 

  5. What equipment do I need my kid to have? All participants must wear a helmet that fits and closed shoes, no sandals.
  6. Do I need to bring a water or sport drinks? No, we will have a cooler with cold water and Nuun Hydration Drink tablets (learn more about Nuun at https://www.nuunlife.com) Please bring an empty water bottle. No Sodas, please! 
  7. Is it required to attend all 8 sessions? Not required, however recommended to attend at least 3/4 of the 8 sessions as the program is curriculum based and kids will learn skills every week.
  8.  What is the structure of the program? 2018 Program structure, locations and ambassadors/volunteers.
    1. Curriculum Based Program (8 weeks)
    2. Required: Completion of the program electronic registration and waiver*. All available at http://mscxproject.org/register. *Waiver will be available shortly and sent via email.
    3. Celebration at week 9 (more below)
    4. Training sessions will be facilitated at Freedom Ridge Park, 235 West School Street, Ridgeland, Mississippi.
    5. Be an Ambassador for the Mississippi Cyclocross Project. Please volunteer as an ambassador at, http://mscxproject.org/volunteer/
  9. Do kids need to purchase the Mississippi Cyclocross Project Uniform (jersey and shorts)? No, this is optional. However, free shipping will be available until Monday, August 20th. Must select ship to the club. We will be ordering t-shirts as well, however some form of identity help participant integrate into the program. It helps commitment and dedication to the program! Access the program store at http://mscxproject.org/club-store
  10. What events will occur this year that are part of the Mississippi Cyclocross Project? This season we will have many events. All kids categories are free, please register early to help account the number of participants. Parents, please register as well so that you can partake in the fun with your kiddos! If you have a business and would like to be a supporter of any of the events to help us offset cost, please reach coach Rolando at rolando@mscxproject.org.

    a) 2018 Cyclocross Clinic with Jonathan Page. Join us to welcome Jonathan Page, Multiple Time USA Professional Cyclocross Champion & 2006/2007 UCI Cyclocross Worlds, Silver Medal on Friday, September 6th-9th for a weekend of cyclocross Q&A, clinic and racing! Jonathan Page, Multiple Time USA Professional Cyclocross Champion & 2006/2007 UCI Cyclocross Worlds, Silver Medal. Get to know Jonathan by watching a great documentary created by our friends at FloBikes https://www.flobikes.com/video/6112321-the-last-ride-of-jonathan-page.

    A Special Questions and Answers session will take place on Friday, September 7th with Jonathan Page at Burgers & Blues, 1060 E County Line Rd #22, Ridgeland, MS 39157 from 6-8pm. Please join us as the kids will get to have an opportunity to get Jonathan Page to autograph special edition posters we have created for the event! 

    IMPORTANT: The Kids project will meet on Sunday, 9/9 instead of Saturday as Jonathan Page will facilitate the kids session that day! Register today for the weekend events at https://www.bikereg.com/jpageclinic

    b) Ridgeland ‘Cross Weeknight ‘Cross & MTB Racing Series p/b Mississippi Cyclocross Cup in Ridgeland, MS. The series spans four Thursdays during the month of September. Race dates are: September 6th, September 13th, September 20th & September 27th. All kids races are FREE of charge, however we need parents to register them early, not onsite!

    Adults can purchase a series discount pass at $70 and it will you will be registered for all four nights via one transaction and receive a nice discount. Stay up-to-date with the latest race information by following our Facebook page at “Mississippi Cyclocross Cup Series”. All details available at http://mscxcup.com/weekday-cyclocross-series.

    c) 2018 Mississippi Cyclocross Cup Series: We are excited to announce the 2018 Mississippi Cyclocross Cup Series! From the same group who brought you the Ridgeland Cyclocross Festival and facilitate the kids/juniors, Mississippi Cyclocross Project. All kids races are FREE of charge, however we need parents to register them early, not onsite!

    We are making easy for you to register for our two weekend events; Spooky ‘Cross on October 27th & 28th and the Ridgeland Cyclocross Festival on November 17th & 18th. You will be able to register for both weekend, a total of 4 races (Sat & Sun) via one transaction and receive a nice discount for registering early! Registration at https://www.bikereg.com/mscxcupseriespass.

Mississippi Kids Cyclocross Program: Parents Q & A, One week Away….

Parents/Supporters,

Hello. We are one week away from our program kick-off. Over the last few weeks we’ve received a few questions, so we wanted to clarify by providing a Q & A below. Feel free to email us if you have any other. See you all soon.

Healthy Regards,

Mississippi Cyclocross Project Team

Questions and Answers:

  1. Is it to late to register? No, please invite your friends with kids. All participants must register on our website and complete the waiver before joining the program sessions. Registration available at www.mscxproject.org/register.
  2. Do I need to get my kid a new bike? No, just bring the current bike. We will access and provide recommendations. 

  3. What equipment do I need my kid to have? All participants must wear a helmet that fits and closed shoes, no sandals.
  4. Is it required to attend all 8 sessions? Not required, however recommended to attend at least 3/4 of the 8 sessions as the program is curriculum based and kids will learn skills every week.
  5. When does the program start? The program starts on Saturday, September 1st at 10am. We will be meeting at Freedom Ridge Park.
  6. What time do participants need to arrive at each session? The program starts sharp at 10am. All participants must be ready, with helment on at 10am. We recommend parents to arrive at 9:35-9:40am to allow time to park and get ready!
  7.  What is the structure of the program? 2018 Program structure, locations and ambassadors/volunteers.
    1. Curriculum Based Program (8 weeks)
    2. Required: Completion of the program electronic registration and waiver*. All available at http://mscxproject.org/register. *Waiver will be available shortly and sent via email.
    3. Celebration at week 9 (more below)
    4. Training sessions will be facilitated at Freedom Ridge Park, 235 West School Street, Ridgeland, Mississippi.
    5. Be an Ambassador for the Mississippi Cyclocross Project. Please volunteer as an ambassador at, http://mscxproject.org/volunteer/
  8. Do kids need to purchase the Mississippi Cyclocross Project Uniform (jersey and shorts)? No, this is optional. However, free shipping will be available until Monday, August 20th. Must select ship to the club. We will be ordering t-shirts as well, however some form of identity help participant integrate into the program. It helps commitment and dedication to the program! Access the program store at http://mscxproject.org/club-store
  9. What events will occur this year that are part of the Mississippi Cyclocross Project? This season we will have many events. All kids categories are free, please register early to help account the number of participants. Parents, please register as well so that you can partake in the fun with your kiddos! If you have a business and would like to be a supporter of any of the events to help us offset cost, please reach coach Rolando at rolando@mscxproject.org.

    -2018 Cyclocross Clinic with Jonathan Page. Join us to welcome Jonathan Page, Multiple Time USA Professional Cyclocross Champion & 2006/2007 UCI Cyclocross Worlds, Silver Medal on Friday, September 6th-9th for a weekend of cyclocross Q&A, clinic and racing! Jonathan Page, Multiple Time USA Profesional Cyclocross Champion & 2006/2007 UCI Cyclocross Worlds, Silver Medal. Get to know Jonathan by watching a great documentary created by our friends at FloBikes https://www.flobikes.com/video/6112321-the-last-ride-of-jonathan-page.

    On week two of our program, we will meet on Sunday, 9/9 instead of Saturday as Jonathan Page will facilitate the kids session that day! Register today for the weekend events at https://www.bikereg.com/jpageclinic 

    Ridgeland ‘Cross Weeknight ‘Cross Racing Series p/b Mississippi Cyclocross Cup in Ridgeland, MS. The series spans four Thursdays during the month of September. Race dates are: September 6th, September 13th, September 20th & September 27th. All kids races are FREE of charge, however we need parents to register them early, not onsite!

    Adults can purchase a series discount pass at $70 and it will you will be registered for all four nights via one transaction and receive a nice discount. Stay up-to-date with the latest race information by following our Facebook page at “Mississippi Cyclocross Cup Series”. All details available at http://mscxcup.com/weekday-cyclocross-series.

    -2018 Mississippi Cyclocross Cup Series: We are excited to announce the 2018 Mississippi Cyclocross Cup Series! From the same group who brought you the Ridgeland Cyclocross Festival and facilitate the kids/juniors, Mississippi Cyclocross Project. All kids races are FREE of charge, however we need parents to register them early, not onsite!

    We are making easy for you to register for our two weekend events; Spooky ‘Cross on October 27th & 28th and the Ridgeland Cyclocross Festival on November 17th & 18th. You will be able to register for both weekend, a total of 4 races (Sat & Sun) via one transaction and receive a nice discount for registering early! Registration at https://www.bikereg.com/mscxcupseriespass.

     

Mississippi Kids Cyclocross Program: Details covered during the orientation

Parents,

Hello. Thank you to those who attended our orientations during the past weeks. I have included the details we covered with hyperlinks to the registration page and events/races. Registration for all events is open, please take a minute to register. Also, please hold off on getting a USA Cycling License as in September they will prorate the 2018 with the 2019 and you won’t need to get one for next year. I’ll share details shortly.

Also, an email will be sent once a week on Sundays, with reminders and details covered during the Saturday session.

Reminder: The program starts on Saturday, September 1st at 10am. We will be meeting at Freedom Ridge Park.

Let me know if you have any questions.

Healthy Regards,

Coach Ro

Mississippi Cyclocross Project Parent Orientation Agenda:

  1. Welcome & Program History/Overview (video)
    1. Mississippi Cyclocross Project is a youth cycling outreach program that collaborates with communities, parents, and other stakeholders to transform and empower youth between ages of 4-15. By providing free clinics and training sessions around September-December we foster the next generation of cyclists we can help develop principles and values; good sportsmanship, attitude and teamwork among participants. View program video at, http://mscxproject.org/videos/.
  2. 2018 Program structure, locations and ambassadors/volunteers.
    1. Curriculum Based Program (8 weeks)
    2. Required: Completion of the program electronic registration and waiver*. All available at http://mscxproject.org/register. *Waiver will be available shortly and sent via email.
    3. Celebration at week 9 (more below)
    4. Training sessions will be facilitated at Freedom Ridge Park, 235 West School Street, Ridgeland, Mississippi.
    5. Be an Ambassador for the Mississippi Cyclocross Project. Please volunteer as an ambassador at, http://mscxproject.org/volunteer/.
  3. Our Mississippi Cyclocross Project Uniform (jersey and shorts). This is optional. However, free shipping will be available until Monday, August 20th. Must select ship to the club. We will be ordering t-shirts as well, however some form of identity help participant integrate into the program. It helps commitment and dedication to the program! Access the program store at http://mscxproject.org/club-store
  4. Events this season:

    • Ridgeland ‘Cross Weeknight ‘Cross Racing Series p/b Mississippi Cyclocross Cup in Ridgeland, MS. The series spans four Thursdays during the month of September. Race dates are: September 6th, September 13th, September 20th & September 27th. All kids races are FREE of charge, however we need parents to register them early, not onsite! Adults can purchase a series discount pass at $70 and it will you will be registered for all four nights via one transaction and receive a nice discount. Stay up-to-date with the latest race information by following our Facebook page at “Mississippi Cyclocross Cup Series”. All details available at http://mscxcup.com/weekday-cyclocross-series.

    • 2018 Cyclocross Clinic with Jonathan Page. Join us to welcome Jonathan Page, Multiple Time USA Professional Cyclocross Champion & 2006/2007 UCI Cyclocross Worlds, Silver Medal on Friday, September 6th-9th for a weekend of cyclocross Q&A, clinic and racing! Jonathan Page, Multiple Time USA Profesional Cyclocross Champion & 2006/2007 UCI Cyclocross Worlds, Silver Medal. Get to know Jonathan by watching a great documentary created by our friends at FloBikes https://www.flobikes.com/video/6112321-the-last-ride-of-jonathan-page.

      On week two, we will meet on Sunday, 9/9 instead of Saturday as Jonathan Page will facilitate the kids session that day!

      Register today for the weekend events at https://www.bikereg.com/jpageclinic

    • 2018 Mississippi Cyclocross Cup Series: We are excited to announce the 2018 Mississippi Cyclocross Cup Series! From the same group who brought you the Ridgeland Cyclocross Festival and facilitate the kids/juniors, Mississippi Cyclocross Project.

      We are making easy for you to register for our two weekend events; Spooky ‘Cross on October 27th & 28th and the Ridgeland Cyclocross Festival on November 17th & 18th. You will be able to register for both weekend, a total of 4 races (Sat & Sun) via one transaction and receive a nice discount for registering early!

  5. Partners/Supporters. Our program is made possible by these great supporters. Support those who support our program! If you have a business and would be interested in becoming a partner, please email us at rolando@mscxproject.org.
    1. Statewide Federal Credit Union
    2. Pirouline Cookies
    3. Owens Insurance
    4. The City of Ridgeland and its Recreation & Parks Department
    5. Clifbar
    6. Nuun Hydration
    7. Ridebiker Alliance
  6. Our Hydration sponsor. Nuun and Clifbar (Clifkids bars) will provide us product that will be available at all training sessions and a discount code for parent to purchase their product at a special Mississippi Cyclocross Project rate. Discount code details below:
    1. Nuun discount code details:
      Orders at 
      https://nuunlife.com/shop
      Promo code: 
      kidscxproject
      Discount: 30% off

 

Mississippi Cyclocross Project: Big Weekend, The Ridgeland Cyclocross Festival

Parents/Supporters,

Hello. I hope this email finds you well. We have completed our week 8 practice, and our kiddos are ready to show off the skills at our Ridgeland Cyclocross Festival on Saturday, November 18th. Please review and let me know if you have any questions. Make sure you share the event details with your relatives and friends as this will be a fun day at the park!

Also, now it is a good time to take your bike for last minute tune ups or any repairs at our partner bike shops, remember to present the discount coupon at checkout! Get the discount coupon at http://mscxproject.org/partner-benefits

Finally, we need some volunteers to help up make this event a success. Please volunteer for 3 hrs on Friday or Saturday! See the volunteer options and registration at https://www.bikereg.com/ridgelandcxfestival-volunteer

DETAILS:

RACE INFORMATION:

  • Kids/Junior Races: All Junior/Kids race categories are free, however all racers (excluding kids under the age of 6 must have a USA Cycling racing licence (read details) or day license. We will have all forms available at our event.
  • Online registration at www.bikereg.com/ridgelandcxfest
  • On-site registration: Adult races will be an extra $10 per race and all onsite registration will close 30 min before the start of each race.
  • Face Painters for all kids… & some adults! On Saturday, November 18th we will have face painter for kids between 10:00 am-12:00pm. Bring the Family!
  • Safety First! Fully Staff EMS
  • Junior U10 & Kid ‘Cross (9 and under) Fun Ride will be on a shorter course.
  • Food Truck Vendor will be available onsite. Green Ghost Tacos will be our onsite food truck during our 2017 Ridgeland Cyclocross Festival. 10% of all sales will be donated to the Mississippi Cyclocross Project. So come hungry!!!
  • Onsite Coffee/Hot ChocolateM7 Coffee House will be onsite selling coffee and pastries during the 2017 Ridgeland Cyclocross Festival benefiting the MS CX Project. 10% of all sales will be donated to the Mississippi Cyclocross Project.
  • Prize Purse List: We will have equal purse for both men & women in the P/12/3 Category!  We will also have great swag prizes courtesy of our fantastic sponsors; Pirouline, Clif Bar, Clif Kids, M7 Coffee House and many more.
  • Bring the Family! Get your holiday shopping at all the attractions at our great city of Ridgeland has to offer. More details at www.visitridgeland.com/attractions.
 

Healthy Regards,

Mississippi Cyclocross Project Team