RACE GUIDE 

 

2021 NAEC
JUNE 11-13, 2021


PRACTICE DAY
Friday 6/11/2021

TWO DAYS OF RACING

Saturday 6/12 + Sunday 6/13

$195  Early Bird Rate      February 1 - 28, 2021
$215  Regular Rate         Starts March 1, 2021
$230 Late Registration   After June 1, 2021

 

 

 

All pricing includes race day lift tickets. Racers may add a discounted lift ticket ($25) to their registration for Friday practice. 

VOLUNTEER

  SIGN UP HERE

♥   VOLUNTEERS NEEDED   ♥   VOLUNTEERS NEEDED      VOLUNTEERS NEEDED      VOLUNTEERS NEEDED   

The NAEC relies on a bevy of volunteers, and we've got some pretty sweet incentives to make it worth your time, sweat, and feel good endorphins, including a t-shirt, hearty lunch on race day, and a lift ticket to come back and play on another day. #workhardplayhard

NAEC CATEGORIES

Pro Men, Pro Women

Hardtail Open (will race Pro/Epert Course)

Jr Expert Boys 17&U, Jr Expert Girls 17&U

Expert Men 18-20; Expert Women 18-20;

Expert Men 19-34, Expert Women 19-34

Expert Men 35-49, Expert Women 35-49

Expert Men 50+, Expert Women 50+

Jr Sport Boys 17&U, Jr Sport Girls 17&U

Sport Men 18-34, Sport Women 18-34

Sport Men 35-49, Sport Women 35-49

Sport Men 50+, Sport Women 50+

**E-Bike Men, E-Bike Women 
 

**E-Bike racers will race the Pro/Expert stages with an additional “Power Stage” per EWS rules.  The E-Bike course may have less lift access than the regular course. The E-Bike category is for advanced riders only.  Please do not register for the E-Bike race if you are not comfortable racing on Double-Black Diamond level trails.



VENUE - Silver Mountain Resort is located just off I-90 an hour east of Spokane, WA in sunny and scenic Kellogg, Idaho. Your North American Enduro Cup Base of Operations (N-BO) during race weekend, will be in front of the Silver Rapids Waterpark at Silver Mountain Resort, 610 Bunker Avenue Kellogg, Idaho. Racer packet pickup, timing, neutral support and podiums will all be at N-Bo. Call Ups will happen across the street from the Gondola in the Call Up Arena, on the Trail of the Coeur d'Alene. Silver Mountain Resort offers a wide range of lodging options, amenities, and activities for the entire family. Be sure to take advantage of our special NAEC group rate when making your reservations!  RESERVATIONS

1) No outside alcohol allowed on site at N-BO and the Silver Mountain Resort plaza during the event. 

2) No dogs allowed on site at N-BO and the Silver Mountain Resort plaza.

3) Overnight parking is available in the gravel parking lot across the street from the resort at a rate of $25/space, per night. Availability is first come, first serve, no reservations will be taken. Ground sleeping style tents are prohibited in the Silver Mountain Parking lots. There is a blue room and trash dumpster provided plus more bathroom facilities available in the gondola upload area.  There is a dump station located on Bunker Ave. between I-90 and the Silver Mountain parking lot. Please keep it tidy so we can continue to offer this convenience. Camping with full hookups is available 10 miles east of the venue at Wallace RV Park.

 


PACKET PICKUP - Packet pickup will be held at N-BO (In front of Silver Rapids Waterpark) across three days, by appointment only. Your race packet contains your number plate, timing chip, and any additional race materials including your complimentary lift tickets for both race days. Schedule your appointment HERE.  If you're coming in late Friday and your only option is to pickup your packet on race morning, please note the following deadlines so you don't miss the call up for your category:  PRO RACERS must pickup their packet NLT 8am on Saturday.  EXPERT RACERS (includes Hardtail and E-Bike) must pickup their packet NLT 9 am on Saturday. SPORT RACERS must pickup their packet NLT 10 am on Saturday.


TIMING - Timing is provided by Race Cascadia using SPORTident's state-of-the-art touchless Air+ timing system. You must promptly return to the timing area in N-BO upon completion of the race  to scan your chip - failure to do so will result in being marked as a DNF.  Lost or damaged timing chips will incur a $100 replacement fee. 


 

2021 NAEC SCHEDULE
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Your North American Enduro Cup Base of Operations (N-BO) during race weekend, will be in front of the Silver Rapids Waterpark at Silver Mountain Resort, 610 Bunker Avenue Kellogg, Idaho. Racer packet pickup, timing, neutral support and podiums will all be at N-Bo. Racers MUST schedule an appointment to pickup their racer packet, via green links below in the schedule. Call Ups will happen across the street from the Gondola in the Call Up Arena, on the Trail of the Coeur d'Alene. MASKS MUST BE WORN AT ALL TIMES IN N-BO and CALL UP ARENA. Covid Policy


MONDAY - THURSDAY JUNE 7-10, 2021

Silver Mt Bike Park is closed to the public. 

Shuttling or riding up is strictly prohibited and any violators will be DQ'd.

THURSDAY, JUNE 10, 2021

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm.....  Racer Packet Pickup at N-BO, by Appointment Make Appt
NLT 8pm ......................  Course posted DAY 1 | DAY 2 | WAVE CALL UP ROSTER

FRIDAY, JUNE 11, 2021

8:00 am - 11:00 am...........  Racer Packet Pickup at N-BO, by Appointment Make Appt

9:30 am - 6 pm ...................  Course Open for Practice*
*Last practice run must start no later than 5:30pm from top

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm...........  Racer Packet Pickup at N-BO, by Appointment Make Appt
 

SATURDAY, JUNE 12, 2021

7:00 am - 10:00 am.............  Racer Packet Pickup at N-BO, by Appointment** Make Appt
**Pro Racers must pickup packet by 8am; Expert Racers must pickup packet by 9am

7:50 am ..................................  Call-Ups Start in the Call Up Arena

8:00 am ..................................  First Wave of Racers Leave Call Up Arena
3:30 pm ..................................  Estimated Finish Time for All Racers In

Intermediate results will be posted within 30 minutes of last racer finishing and returning their timing chip. Racers MUST return to the timing area in N-BO immediately upon completion of their last stage to scan their timing chip and receive race times and results. Failure to do so within 30 minutes of finishing their last stage will result in being marked as a DNF. 

SUNDAY, JUNE 13, 2021

7:45 am ..................................  Pros Lineup at Gondola

8:00 am ..................................  Gondola Stars, Pros Load

8:30 am ..................................  Experts, Hardtail, E-Bike Lineup at Gondola, load after last Pro leaves

9:00 am ..................................  Sports Lineup at Gondola, load after last Experts leaves

1:30 pm ..................................  Estimated Finish Time for All Racers In

Podiums start within 30 minutes of last racer finishing and returning their timing chip. Racers MUST return to the timing area in N-BO immediately upon completion of their last stage to scan their timing chip and receive race times and results. Failure to do so within 30 minutes of finishing their last stage will result in being marked as a DNF. 

COURSE

DAY 1 | WAVE CALL UP ROSTER
DAY 2 COURSE

Course will be released Thursday, June 10, 2021 by 8pm. Course will be open for practice on Friday June 11, 2021 from 9:30 am - 6:00 pm, with last practice run starting no later than 5:30 pm from the top. All racers must check in first to sign waivers and pick up lift tickets in order to go out on course. Check in starts at 8:00 am, 90 minutes before the course is opened for practice. Motorcycles and shuttles are not permitted for purposes of pre-riding, practice or inspection of any of the course at any time during the week of the event, including practice day. E-bikes are allowed on course ONLY if you're registered to race in the e-bike category, and only during Friday practice hours. Violators of these rules will be disqualified from the event. NO DOGS ON COURSE!

 

NO PRACTICE MON-THU AT SILVER MT 

Silver Mountain Bike Park is PRIVATE PROPERTY and CLOSED Monday - Thursday

THERE IS NO SHUTTLING OR RIDING UP MONDAY-THURSDAY, JUNE 7-10, 2021
 
**VIOLATORS WILL BE DISQUALIFIED FROM THE RACE**

 

PRO PURSE
$12,000 pro purse - North American's largest enduro

pro purse with equal payouts for men and women.
First Place ............... $2,700

Second Place .......... $1,500

Third Place .............. $900

Fourth Place ........... $540

Fifth Place ............... $360


RULES

As an EWS Qualifier, the NAEC follows the rules established by the Enduro World Series. 

 EWS RULES

Each racer is responsible for knowing and following these rules.  Failure to comply with these rules or any other NAEC-specific rules posted on the NAEC's website or communicated to racers at the event may result in penalties or disqualification.  The NAEC organizers will make any decisions regarding any alleged or potential violation when reported or observed.  These decisions are final and not appealable.

Additionally, a rider must hold a valid EWS Membership prior to starting the race in which they hope to win points. No points will be awarded retrospectively should a rider purchase an EWS membership after an event.   EWS Membership

 

REFUNDS

UP TO ONE MONTH BEFORE EVENT:
Full refund, less $10 refund fee

UP TO 2 WEEKS BEFORE EVENT:
50% refund, less $10 refund fee

LESS THAN TWO WEEKS BEFORE EVENT:
NO REFUNDS, NO EXCEPTIONS.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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