#2 | Battle of CamRock

June 5, 2016

CamRock Park — Rockdale, WI

CORP_logoFrom The Race Director . . .

CamRock_start_13Captital Off Road Pathfinders (CORP) has worked years to build CamRock Park into one of the gems of mountain biking in Wisconsin. CORP is the IMBA-affiliated volunteer organization that builds and maintains all of the off-road cycling trails in Dane County. The Battle of CamRock will be a race to remember; there will be improvements to the race course, the King of the Mountain Challenge, a completely new kids race course and a festival atmosphere. Bring the family and prepare for a day of fun for all. Or come for the KMC King of the Mountain Challenge and make a weekend of it with onsite camping or lodging right in town.

The trail system at CamRock is an awesome blend of wide and fast flowing single-track that runs through open fields of prairie grass, wooded single-track with bermed turns, and more technical single-track with a touch of roots and rocks. The Battle of CamRock course will be fun and challenging for all levels, Citizen to Elite, fun single-track, great downhill, feed zones and of course the sprint to the finish.

The beautiful CamRock Parks will again be the hosting venue for The Battle of CamRock. The Event Staff has exciting plans for a refreshed expo layout, enhanced viewing for the race course, and the new kid’s race course will be really special. Like us on Facebook to keep up on the latest progress (facebook.com/BattleOfCamrock). As plans solidify we will update on our website (battleofcamrock.com) and Facebook. All riders on the mountain bike trails in Dane County Parks are required to carry a valid 2015 Trail Pass. We will have a Special Event parks pass rate for those that need it.

Course Description

A mountain biking journey along the hills of the Koshkonong Creek. The start is a dash to the top, climbing for a half mile through the vendor area followed by lots of fast fun as racers negotiate trail characterized by its varied topography and beautiful landscape. Citizen and Juniors courses are less technical with significantly less climbing. The Sport course takes it up a notch and the Comp/Elite course adds even more technical challenge and climbing.

Start Times, Distances, and *Entry FeesUSACycling_Mtn_hb

*Include applicable Wisconsin Sales Taxes

Race Category Start Time Approximate Distance Number of Laps Entry Fee Late/Day of Registration
Junior (age class 7-14) 9:30 AM 5 miles 1 $20.04** $26**
First Timer 10:00 AM 5 miles 1 $20.04* $26*
Citizen (Cat 3) 10:00 AM 10 miles 2 $27.43* $34*
Sport (Cat 2) & Open Fat Bike 11:30 AM 14 miles 2 $29.54* $36*
Comp (Cat 2) & Open SS, Open Clyde, Open Women 1:30 PM 21 miles 3 $29.54* $36*
Elite (Pro & Cat 1) women & Cat 1 Junior Women 1:30 PM 21 miles 3 $34.81*** $41***
Elite (Pro & Cat 1) men & Cat 1 Junior Men 1:30 PM 28 miles 4 $34.81*** $41***
WORS Kids Race 1:00 PM Everybody is a Winner for 10 & under – $3
Distances approximate. Laps subject to change secondary to conditions!

* Race Registrants must either purchase a $10 one day license or present their USA Cycling annual license at race registration.
** Entry Fee applies for juniors (race age 18 & under) racing Citizen, those racing Sport  pay $22.15/$28, and  Cat 1 juniors  $28.49/$35
*** There is no one day license option for Pro & Cat 1 entrants

Register: Online through May 25th or by mail. Mail-in entries must be postmarked by May 22nd, 2015.
> Make Checks Payable To: WORS
> Mail To: WORS, 8675 Rolling Hills Road, Custer, WI 54423
Late Registration (On Site): Saturday 2-6 pm, Sunday 8:00 am until 1/2 hour before the start of your race.

2015 USA Cycling/WORS Competitive and Non-Competitive Event Release Form

Juniors not accompanied at the race venue by their parent must present a signed form at registration.

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Details of event awards can be found on the guidelines page.

Amenities & Additional Information

  • Pre-ride – Saturday 12-7 pm.
  • Learn to Race Clinic with Team WORS – Saturday 3:30-5 pm. Free to registered racers, the clinic includes instruction in off-road riding skills, race preparation and a ride-through of the Citizen race course. Participants under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • King-o-Mtn_Chal_logoKMC King of the Mountain Challenge – Saturday 5-7 pm
  • Live Music and CamRock Café & Sport – Saturday evening
  • Concessions – In the EXPO area on Race Day from Heathers Rockdale Bar & Grill and CamRock Cafe & Sport

How To Get There

From East (Milwaukee I94): Take Exit 267 @ Johnson Creek, Go South on Hwy. 26, Turn Right onto Hwy. 18, Turn Left onto N Main St in Cambridge, Turn Right at Spring St/Cty Rd B/Water St. From North/West (Interstate 90): Take US-12E/UW-18 E, Turn on to Spring Street in Cambridge, Continue onto Cty Rd B/Water St. From South (Illinois): Take Exit 160 onto WI-73, Head North then Turn Right onto Cty Rd B/Water St.

CamRock_Cit-MenWhere To Stay

The Victorian of Cambridge  www.wivictorian.com
Lake Ripley Lodge  www.lakeripley.com
the Village Motel  www.hotels.cmac.wi/village-motel/940/
Oscar Hanson House B&B  wwwohhanson.com
Cambridge House B&B www.cambridgehouse.us
Cambridge Country Motel www.camgridgecountrymotel.com
(See additional listing on Battle of CamRock Facebook page)

The camping area for the WORS Battle of CamRock is located at CamRock2. This is also the location for the water stop during all races. Please park all wheeled vehicles, campers and RV’s on the paved parking. There will be a grass field to the left when you enter for strictly tent camping.

CamRock_S-C_logoCORP_logoEvent Sponsors

  • CamRock Café & Sport
  • Wildside Adventure Sports
  • DreamBikes
  • 2 Rivers Bicycle and Outdoor
  • Cambridge Camber of Commerce
  • Capital Off-Road Pathfinders/IMBA

For More Information

David Vogt: vogt.tech@gmail.com
Facebook: facebook.com/BattleOfCamrock