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Bishops Orchards CycloCross Race 2021 – CT SERIES OF CROSS FINALS.

Sun November 28, 2021
Guilford, CT


Join us at Bishop’s Red Barn in the picturesque shoreline town of Guilford for the penultimate Connecticut CX Series race of the season. The rolling, technical Euro-style course features 140 feet of elevation gain per 1.6 mile lap and will tackle the terrain of Bishop’s Apple Orchard.

The race is the last in the CT Series of Cross

We have improved an already great course for spectators and riders. With Atwood Timing we are assured of timing that will have fast and accurate results.

Bishops will have food available for sale from their kitchen for pre and post race hunger.

Once again Thimble Island Brewing will again provide post race beer and race prizes

The duel side pit is back as is the bike wash station.



Google maps address:
1355 Boston Post

We are on RT 1 a third of a mile off I-95 exit 57, Guilford Ct. Super easy to get to.



Pre-registration is available at 
All USA Cycling Rules App



No course inspection while other riders are racing.

You may only enter the course for inspection after the winner of the previous race has finished and the Chief Referee has indicated that the course is open. Riders inspecting the course who pass any rider still competing may lose call-up position and be disqualified.

Registration will open at 7:00 a.m. and closes 20 minutes before each race. Field limit: 100  depending on category.

Staging for all races will be by points. Any same day registrations will be assigned a position at the back of the field.
Mountain bikes without bar ends are allowed.  USAC approved helmets are mandatory.
* 19 year old HS students can race if they are racing for a HS team in HS kit or blank kit.



Registration Notes: 14 days prior to event, registration fee increases from 36 to 41.  Junior pre-registration is just $20! Two weeks prior to race day, junior registration will increase to $25.

Race twice! Additional races are only $15 (pre-reg). Day-Of,  2nd and 3rd races are an additional $15. Day-of registration closes 15 minutes before race start. USA Cycling license Required

The entry fee includes NEBRA Rider Surcharge of $1 and USA Cycling Insurance Surcharge of $4.00. One dollar from each rider will also go to the series prize pool.

The CTXC series points scoring Cat-3 Races will come from the Pro,1,2,3 races for men and women. It is a race with a race. For that reason Cat3s can podium in both the Pro,1,2,3 race and the points scoring cat 3 race. The state tiles will also come from this race for Pro,1,2 and cat,3

Staging Rules. Staging for first 10 riders will be by CT Series Points in the applicable fields, then by points, then first come first serve.  Day-of registrants will be assigned a position at the back of the field. USAC approved helmets are mandatory. Mountain bikes with no bar ends are OK. All USAC race rules apply.

Prizes and Schwag Equal cash prizes for Pro 1/2/3 men and women — Cash $200/5 Places ($70, $60, $40, $20, $10) + Merch. All other races will receive merchandise through third place.