WurstCross Festival

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WurstCross in beautiful New Braunfels, Texas will be the finale event for the Austin Cyclocross Series.  The event will benefit the New Braunfels Parks Foundation and all pre-registered racers will receive a free ticket to attend the 2017 WurstFest, the unique annual celebration rich in German culture near the headwaters of the beautiful Comal River in New Braunfels, Texas!  You’ll enjoy good food, music, dancing, exciting carnival rides and games, German, Texan and domestic beer, special events and the finest in Alpine and Bavarian Style Entertainment.

The race will take place at Cypress Bend Park which is 1.3 miles away from WurstFest. We do encourage all to ride their bikes there… Are you in???

Due to this park being the last exit of those floating the Guadalupe River, no visible alcohol allowed in Cypress Bend Park.

2017 AUSTIN CYCLOCROSS CUP SERIES INDIVIDUAL & TEAM STANDINGS: We have the standing and all categories are very close to call. Check to see how you and teammates are doing and be ready to get your points to win the coolest, custom champions jersey which will be awarded on Sunday, November 12th. Will be available on both; Adult (male and female cut) and Kids sizes!  Want one? You’ll have to earn it!

AUSTIN CYCLOCROSS CUP SERIES CELEBRATION: We will host a party on Saturday, November 11th, starting at 5pm at our local bike shop sponsor, The Chain Link, with free Rentsch Brewery beer, soft drinks and light snacks. Word on street is that we might have a DJ and dance party!


  • Date: November 11th & 12th, 2017
  • Race FlyerView Race Flyer
  • Register: https://www.bikereg.com/wurstcross
  • Location: Cypress Bend Park, 503 Peace Avenue, New Braunfels, TX 78626.
  • NEW! We have added the Masters Women 40+ 1/2/3 to our categories! Women 40+ 1/2/3 will race together with the Women P/1/2/3 for the same purse, however point’s scores will be separate for the Austin Cyclocross Cup Series.
  • Call-ups: Call-ups will be based on USAC Ranking for pre-registered racers.
  • All Kids/Juniors race for FREE as part of the scholarship program made possible by Woom Bikes and ClifKids. All races associated with our Austin Cyclocross Cup Series will subsidies, “free” entries to all junior/youth racers and will have a consistent schedule so that parents who also race can have a balance schedule and will be encouraged to bring their kiddos.
  • Equal Prize Purse. We will have equal purse for both men & women categories at all Austin Cyclocross Cup Races. Purse will vary based on the Level of each independent race.
    • Men P/1 & 2: $500 / 5
    • Women P/1/2 & 3 and Women Masters 40+ 1/2/3: $500 / 5 (race together for purse, scored separate).
      • *Special Women Cat 3  Purse: $150 / 3. *Women Cat 3 will race with the P/1/2 however they will have a separate reward for top 3. Racers will not be able to double in purse. Cat 3 Purse will be $150 / 3.
    • Men Masters 40+ 1/2/3: $150 / 3
    • Men Cat 3: $150 / 3
  • Great Swag Prizes!  We will also have great swag prizes courtesy of our fantastic sponsors; 2Tarts, Scoop Street, McAdoos, The Downtowner, Underground Pizza
    The Downtown Social, Nuun Hydration, Clif Bar, Grimpeur Bros. Specialty Coffee and many more to be announced shortly.


  • Where to stay: The New Braunfels area offers over 2,000 rooms for guests who would like to extend their Wurstfest adventure for a couple (or ten) days. For information on hotels, motels, resorts, condominiums, inns, bed & breakfast facilities, cabins, campgrounds, and trailer parks. Get all the details at www.wurstfest.com/accommodations.
  • Food: We will have 200 brats available for free!!!  
  • Fresh Coffee made by our friends at Grimpeur Bros. Specialty Coffee.
  • ClifBar family products will be onsite! Sample the latest ClifBar and Clif Kid on Saturday & Sunday.
  • Face Painters for all kids… & some adults! On Saturday, November 11th we will have face painter for kids between 10:00 am-12:00pm. Bring the Family!
  • ClifKids Pump Track at the WurstCross Festival (video).
  • Neutral Mechanic Onsite: We will have onsite to support any mechanic needs to keep you on the race by our partners, The Chain Link Bike Shop!
  • Atom Composites: Atom Composites will be onsite with their demo fleet. Atom Composites is one of the hottest emerging bicycle component companies in the country. Located in Southern California, our team of experts handcrafts each wheel set with precision and care, setting a new standard in cycling performance. Come by their tent and say hello and check out their goods! Read more about Atom as they were recently highlighted on Cyclocross Magazine.
  • Water Monter Hydration System available onsite!
  • Bike Swap: Our partners, The Chain Link Bike Shop will host a Free Bike Swap on Saturday, November 11th. Join your team, friends and bring your tent, table and items to sell. We will have a designated area for the bike swap outside of the team tent area.
  • All Junior Racers will be part of the Austin Cyclocross Cup Scholarship Program presented by Clif Kid Race for FREE!  All races associated with our Austin Cyclocross Cup will subsidies, “free” entries to all junior/youth racers and will have a consistent schedule so that parents who also race can have a balance schedule and will be encouraged to bring their kiddos.
  • Bring the Family! Get your holiday shopping at the New Braunfels Downtown District.
  • Commemorative Austin Cyclocross Cup Series Trucker Hats & Flask: We have a few left, pick one up at the WurstCross registration table.
  • Safety First! Fully Staff EMS Station.
  • Race Timing: We are excited to announce that this year’s series, we will utilize race|result’s active transponder system to enhance your race weekend experience. These transponders are the current scoring/timing standard and will be used at this year’s state championships.The race|result system will provide lap times (very cool), competitor position details for race officials, timely onsite results posting and real-time/live scoring via the web.You will be assigned a unique tag at race registration for each day of racing. Austin Cyclocross Cup Series and it’s partners/sponsors will be funding the rental of all transponders as an added benefit and enhancement to your race experience! Please make sure to thank them and support those who support our sport!

For more information about our event visit our website https://www.atxcxcup.com/wurstcross-cyclocross/  or email info@atxcxcup.com.

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