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U.S. international cyclocross events set to expand in 2011

  • By Brian Holcombe
  • Published Jan. 31, 2011

The UCI on Sunday announced the international cyclocross race calendar for the 2011-12 season. Included on the schedule are 51 events in the United States, beginning with Nittany Lion Cross in Breinigsville, Pennsylvania, September 10 and culminating in the national championships in Madison, Wisconsin, January 6-8.

Ten C1 events highlight the calendar, up from seven in 2010-11. The Gran Prix of Gloucester, Fort Collins Cup and Providence Cup each upgrade to the second tier of ’cross events on the international schedule. Fort Collins — a U.S. Gran Prix of Cyclocross event — and Providence will each take place on October 8.

2011-12 U.S. UCI Cyclocross Calendar

  • Nittany Lion Cross 9.10.11 Breinigsville, PA C2
  • CrossVegas 9.14.11 Las Vegas, NV C1
  • StarCrossed 9.17.11 Redmond, WA C2
  • Charm City Cross 9.17.11 Baltimore, MD C2
  • Rad Racing GP 9.18.11 Issaquah, WA C2
  • Catamount Grand Prix 9.18.11 Williston, VT C2
  • Charm City Cross 9.18.11 Baltimore, MD C2
  • Gateway Cross Cup 9.21.11 St. Louis, MO C2
  • USGP of Cyclocross Planet Bike Cup 9.24.11 Sun Prairie, WI C1
  • The Nor Easter Cyclo-cross at Loon Mountain 9.24.11 Lincoln, NH C2
  • Rohrbach’s Ellison Park Cyclocross 9.25.11 Rochester, NY C2
  • USGP of Cyclocross Planet Bike Cup 9.25.11 Sun Prairie, WI C2
  • Gran Prix of Gloucester 1 10.1.11 Gloucester, MA C1
  • Gran Prix of Gloucester 2 10.2.11 Gloucester, MA C2
  • USGP of Cyclocross Fort Collins Cup 10.8.11 Fort Collins, CO C1
  • Providence Cyclo-cross 10.8.11 Providence, RI C1
  • Providence Cyclo-cross 10.9.11 Providence, RI C2
  • USGP of Cyclocross Fort Collins Cup 10.9.11 Fort Collins, CO C2
  • Granogue Cross 10.15.11 Wilmington, DE C2
  • Spooky Cross 10.15.11 Irvine, CA C2
  • Granogue Cross 10.16.11 Wilmington, DE C2
  • Spooky Cross 10.16.11 Irvine, CA C2
  • Downeast Cyclo-cross Day 2 10.23.11 New Gloucester, ME C2
  • Beacon Cross 10.29.11 Bridgeton, NJ C2
  • Colorado Cross Classic 10.29.11 Boulder, CO C2
  • Victory Circle Graphix Boulder Cup 10.30.11 Boulder, CO C1
  • HPCX 10.30.11 Jamesburg, NJ C2
  • Darkhorse Cyclo-Stampede 11.4.11 Covington, KY C2
  • Java Johnny’s – Lionhearts International 11.5.11 Middletown, OH C2
  • The Cycle-Smart International 1 11.5.11 Northampton, MA C2
  • Harbin Park International 11.6.11 Cincinnati, OH C1
  • The Cycle-Smart International 2 11.6.11 Northampton, MA C2
  • USGP of Cyclocross Derby City Cup 11.12.11 Louisville, KY C1
  • USGP of Cyclocross Derby City Cup 11.13.11 Louisville, KY C2
  • North Carolina Grand Prix – Race 1 11.19.11 Hendersonville, NC C2
  • North Carolina Grand Prix – Race 2 11.20.11 Hendersonville, NC C2
  • Jingle Cross Rock – Rock 1 11.25.11 Iowa City, IA C2
  • Jingle Cross Rock – Rock 2 11.26.11 Iowa City, IA C2
  • Jingle Cross Rock – Rock 3 11.27.11 Iowa City, IA C1
  • Baystate Cyclo-cross 11.27.11 Sterling, MA C2
  • NBX GP 1 12.3.11 Warwick, RI C2
  • Cyclocross LA 12.3.11 Los Angeles, CA C2
  • NBX GP 2 12.4.11 Warwick ,RI C2
  • Cyclocross LA 12.4.11 Los Angeles, CA C2
  • USGP of Cyclocross Portland Cup 12.10.11 Portland, OR C1
  • Kingsport Cyclo-cross Cup 12.10.11 Kingsport, TN C2
  • USGP of Cyclocross Portland Cup 12.11.11 Portland, OR C2
  • Chicago Cyclocross Cup New Year’s Resolution 12.31.11 Bloomingdale, IL C2
  • Chicago Cyclocross Cup New Year’s Resolution 1.1.12 Bloomingdale, IL C2
  • American National Championships 1.6-8.12 Madison, WI

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Brian Holcombe

Brian Holcombe

Brian Holcombe is the editor of VeloNews.com. Holcombe joined VeloNews in 2009 following years spent introducing students to whitewater kayaking and working in avalanche control, among other more risky ventures. A Master of PR and Marketing Communications, his graduate work at the University of Denver focused on innovation, digital media management and custom publishing. Holcombe is a CSU Ram fan and proud parent, and has been accused of attacking too much on the VN lunch ride. Follow him on Twitter @FCBrian.

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