Schoolyard Cross

2018 Schoolyard Cross – Saturday, Oct. 20th

Hosted by Boulder Junior Cycling and the Dawson School Cyclocross Team

12 Year Anniversary! Colorado’s Best Race for Beginners!

  • All proceeds support junior cycling!
  • Free entry for juniors and first-time women!
  • We’ll pay the one-day license fees for never-ever first timers!

Located at the beautiful Dawson School campus just off Hwy 287, this is a fun course with a mix of grass and pavement and just the right amount of technical stuff. Perfect for beginners and experts alike. This is a volunteer-run event with all proceeds supporting Boulder Junior Cycling and the Dawson School Cyclocross Team. Course map coming.

– Under 9 Pre-J Race FREE at 12:30 p.m. (waiver req’d)
– French Twist Food Truck
– Pablo’s Coffee Truck
– Bake Sale
– Face Painting
– Pumpkin Decorating
– Kids Crafts
– Pedal-power Cider Press
– Donuts!
– All proceeds support junior cycling

Introducing the Get off the Couch Relay Race!
– Get off the coach and try racing! Any bike, any rider.
– FREE to all (waiver req’d)
– Fun race, no results
– 4-person teams, 1 lap per rider

Women’s Clinic and BBQ Friday at 4:00 p.m. (Details soon)

Club Row: Sign up on this Google Doc to reserve team space on club row! No Glass Allowed.

Alexander Dawson School, 10455 Dawson Dr, Lafayette, CO 80026. Located on Hwy 287 between Longmont and Lafayette. Here’s a map. 

Pre-Registration: closes Thur, Oct. 18 at 11:00 p.m. MST
Register here.
Adults: $30 ($15 per additional race)
Juniors: FREE in Junior categories or $15 in Senior categories (pre-reg required, code: jDev2018)
No one-day license fees for never-ever first timers! Use code: 2018Newbie

Race-Day Registration: opens at 7:00 a.m. closes 40 minutes prior to start
Adults: $40. Juniors: $10 in junior categories or $25 in Senior
Pre-J FREE (under 9)

We’ll pay the one-day license fees for never-ever first timers! Don’t pre-register, just come to the registration table on race day. Race entry cost will be $30 for adults. If you are a woman, we’ll also cover your race entry fee!


CALL UPS: 10 minutes before start, based on USA Cycling rankings

RACE RULES: All USAC Rules Apply. Permit number 2018-2982 CR: Michael McGuinn

AWARDS: $1,000 Cash plus Merchandise. Must be present at podium to receive award.

USAC License Required. Annual licenses available at USAC 1-Day Beginner license: $10, only for Cat 5 riders who have never previously held a USAC license with a higher category. Must be purchased online at, select appropriate event, then click on Purchase One-Day Lic. Bring receipt to race. USAC 1-Day Experienced license: $25, only available to former USAC category 1,2,3,4 and must be purchased online at link above

BRAC membership required ($5 one-day available on site). Annual BRAC memberships available at BRAC annual membership is required for Cross Cup individual or team point competitions. Not required for out of state athletes

USAC waiver must be signed by all racers or parent/guardian for anyone 18 or under. CX racing age is your age on 12/31/19

Course preview available only while Green flag is flying. Preview riders must bypass finish line and respect the ongoing race. Races will not be re-scheduled due to inclement weather. Field Limit: 125 per wave. Scoring support by D&L Sound

Questions? Contact Race Director: Clint Bickmore or visit