The Annual WORS Awards banquet, including the world-famous WORS Sponsor Raffle, will be held on October 20 at the Holiday Inn in Stevens Point, WI. Meetings for Race Directors and Riders will be scheduled prior to the Banquet in the afternoon. Please stay tuned to the WORS website, Facebook and Twitter for additional details as they become available. In keeping with our 2012 theme “Year of the Junior” WORS will have some special presentations at this year’s Awards Banquet. First place finishers in all WORS Junior classes will be awarded a special Mt. Borah WORS Junior Champion jersey. Also there will be a drawing for a certificate for the winner’s choice of a 2013 Trek X-Caliber or Trek Cali SL bike from all Junior Series Overall Finishers. Additional information: 2012 WORS Awards Banquet The 2012 WORS Awards Banquet will be held Saturday October 20th at the Stevens Point Holiday Inn, 1101 Amber Ave, Stevens Point, Wisconsin. Banquet tickets will be on sale online* starting 9/09/2012 for $27* each or you can buy them by mailing a check** for $27 per adult and $15 for each child’s (10 and under) ticket to WORS Racing, 8675 Rolling Hills Rd, Custer, WI 54423. A self addressed stamped envelope must be included and all mail-in request must be received by October 15th. Tickets will also be available at the WORS tent at the Wigwam Mountain Bike Challenge races. LAST DAY TO BUY TICKETS: Oct. 17th! Tickets are not available at the Banquet. *online sales incur a $1 convenience fee per transaction. If you buy 4 tickets all at the same time, you will be charged a total of $1 in convenience fees. ** Banquet tickets can not be purchased with "WORS Cash". Tickets purchased online and mail-in ticket sales without a self-addressed stamped envelope will be available for pick-up at the door. Purchase your tickets online now! Get your tickets early to reserve your spot at the Banquet; attendance is limited. Below is the agenda for this year’s banquet. Please come and join the fun! Awards Banquet Agenda 10:30 Group ride at Standing Rocks Update: Standing Rocks trails are currently closed due to rain. Trail condition updates are available here: 715-824-3949. The WORS Banquet group ride will not take place at Standing Rocks trails if the trails remain closed!
Bring your bike and join fellow WORS racers for a casual ride of Standing Rocks mountain bike trail system (14 miles of singletrack). There is a $4 trail fee at Standing Rock. Standing Rocks is located south of County Road B which intersects with I-39/US Hwy 51 south in Plover (just south of Stevens Point) and US Hwy 10 at Amherst (14 miles east of Stevens Point). Additional info on Standing Rocks Park, http://www.co.portage.wi.us/Parks%20Department/standing_rocks_park.htm
11:00 Race Directors’ Meeting Race Directors meet to discuss 2012 and prepare for the 2013 season. This meeting is only for race directors and special quests of WORS until 3:00 when all in attendance will adjourn to the Riders’ Meeting.
3:00 Riders’ Meeting Come early and present your thoughts on issues and concerns regarding WORS. Don and many of the race directors will be available to address you questions and concerns. We encourage all to email firstname.lastname@example.org with agenda items for this informal meeting.
4:00 Social Hour A great opportunity for all in attendance to relax, share memories of past WORS events and look ahead to WORS 2013. A cash bar will be available. No carry in, please.
6:00 Awards begin *note change* Overall awards for WORS 2012 sponsored by Subaru, including: the Kinetic Citizen, Hayes Sport, Bontrager Comp, and BelGioioso Elite series, WORS Team Competition awards, drawing for Overall Raffle prizes (all WORS 2012 WORS overall finishers are eligible and you need not be present to win) and the famously schwag laden WORS Banquet Raffle (only WORS 2012 overall finishers in attendance are eligible).
7:00 Break for Dinner *note change* The menu will consist of a scrumptious buffet with all the trimmings including a vegetarian entrée.
8:00 Awards will continue *note change*
The Overall Raffle Grand Prize: A 2012 Trek Superfly 100 mountain bike , as well as merchandise from WORS Category sponsors, Bontrager, Hayes Bicycle Group, and Kinetic and product sponsors: Native Eyewear, Park Tool, Mt. Borah, Thule, Rock Shox, Honey Stinger, Kuhl Sportswear, Rotor Bike Components, PHerformance Water, Extreme Photography Unlimited, and more.