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 2018 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.
2018 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 11th. Will be available on both; Adult (male and female cut) and Kids sizes! Want one? You’ll have to earn it!
- Date: November 10th & 11th, 2018
- Race Flyer: View 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.
- 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.
RACE WEEKEND DETAILS:
- 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!
- 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 U10 races are FREE as part of the scholarship program made possible by Woom Bikes, the award-winning children’s bike company and ClifKids.
- Bring the Family! Get your holiday shopping at the New Braunfels Downtown District.
- 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!