How and when do team members register?
It’s after June 1 – can new team members still register and participate with the team?
Participation and Fees
Who can participate?
Are there participation fees?
Membership Fee (required); all student-athletes $175.00
Race Fees (required, if student wants to race); purchase a race season pass or purchase individual races
Is there financial assistance available to help with costs?
When does the practice season start?
How many days per week does the team practice?
How long do practices last and where are they located?
What equipment or gear is required for practices?
Can parents ride with the team during practice?
How long is the race season?
How many races are there and where are they located?
- Race 1: Brundage Mountain on August 20, 2022
- Race 2: Grand Targhee on Sept. 10, 2022
- Race 3: Soldier on September 17, 2022
- Race 4: Jug Mountain on September 24, 2022
- Race 5: (State Championship) Bogus Basin on October 8, 2022
How do team members register and pay for races?
Do team members have to race?
Who do team members race against?
How long is each race?
Does attending races take the entire weekend?
What is the Pre-Ride?
Do team members need to leave school early on Friday for race weekends?
Does the team provide travel to team members for race weekends?
Does the team organize lodging accommodations and meals for race weekends?
Is mountain biking dangerous?
How do I learn how to ride trails safely?
All riders will learn proper bike handling skills, the fundamentals of safely riding a bike before we head to the trails, bike path etiquette, and NICA conduct and safety standards for race days. The NICA Parent Guide: Riding Tips for New Riders is a great resource for those new to the sport.