Individual Event and Series Overall Awards
Individual Event Awards:
Try-It-Out: All finishers receive an achievement medal. Participants must be present at the awards ceremony to receive their award.
Juniors, Citizen, Sport, & Comp: the top finishers in each age and sex class, at each event, will receive custom WORS medals. The number of places awarded is based on the average number of racers in each class the previous year. See the Medal Distribution Chart.
Pros (UCI international license) and Cat 1 overall: compete for a cash prize list per the chart on the next page. The total prize list and depth of awards, is determined by the combined number of Pro and Cat 1 competitors in the race with the total number of male Pro and Cat 1 competitors determining the Men’s prize list and the total number of female Pro and Cat 1 competitors determining the Women’s prize list. There are no age classes and Cat 1 racers are eligible dependent upon their overall placement in the Pro/Cat 1 race.
Cat 1: classes are awarded “WORS Cash” (see chart page) dependent upon the size of the field within their respective age class.
Cat 1 racers winning money from the Elite prize list are excluded from age class “WORS Cash”
Overall Series Awards (Requires WORS Series Registration)
Junior, Citizen, Sport, and Comp: The top 3 (4 in classes with more than 12 racers receiving an overall score, 5 in classes with more than 20 overall scores, and 6 in classes with more than 30 overall scores) in each age and sex class will receive a plaque in recognition of their overall achievement.
Comp and Pro/Category 1: Overall: The top 10 overall Elite men and top 5 women will receive merchandise prizes and plaques. The top five overall Comp riders will be presented with plaques to commemorate their accomplishment. Those receiving an overall award will be excluded from receiving an age class award. Classes: The top 3-5 in each Comp and Cat 1 age class will receive overall series awards (plaques), depending upon the number of overall finishers within the class (per the same criteria as Citizen & Sport).
WORS has been sanctioned as the USA Cycling (the national governing body of cycling in the United States) State Championship Series for Wisconsin meaning that State will be determined in USA Cycling classes from eligible WORS Series registrants based upon their overall finish within the series. To be eligible for a Wisconsin State Championship award, 1) a racer must be a WORS Series Registrant, (see page 9, WORS Series Registration), 2) A racer must have current USA Cycling (mountain bike)annual license and be in good standing, and 3) be a resident of Wisconsin as verified by their USA Cycling license.
USA Cycling State Championship medals for Wisconsin are awarded in USA Cycling categories and classes as follows:
- Pro: Men & Women
- Cat 1 Men: 15-16, 17-18, 19-22(U23), 23-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54
- Cat 1 Women: 15-16, 17-18, 19-22(U23), 23-29, 30-39, 40-49
- Master Men: 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 & over
- Master Women: 50-59, 60 & over
- Juniors Boys & Girls: 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14
- Cat 2 Men: 15-16, 17-18, 19-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, Clydesdale*
- Cat 2 Women: 15-18, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49
- Cat 3 Men: 15-16, 17-18, 19-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 50-59, 60 & over, Clydesdale*
- Cat 3 Women: 15-18, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50 & over *Not a USA Cycling category or class
Please note that although WORS Guidelines may not require Cat 2 and 3 Champions to upgrade, they may be excluded from repeating as Champions
WORS award winners wishing to claim their award are strongly encouraged to participate in the official awards ceremony for that race. Racers unable to attend the awards ceremony are responsible for making arrangements to receive their award. WORS will have available, at the WORS tent, unclaimed awards from the previous three events ONLY! Unclaimed awards may be requested by mail by sending a $4 check for each medal or a $7 check for each plaque (to cover postage and handling) made out to WORS, with your name, address, phone number, name of race, category and age class, and place of finish to: WORS, 8675 Rolling Hills Road, Custer, WI 54423. Mailing requests must include all of the above information and be made within four weeks of an awards ceremony.