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Go Nuts Biking has 2 exciting XC/Cross Country USA Cycling Regional Championship Series for 2024! Whether you are a true beginner or a pro, we have something for everyone! We are sanctioned by USA Cycling and all points count towards national ranking with USA Cycling when you purchase a USA Cycling annual license.  If you do not purchase an annual license, one-day licenses are included in each race entry.


EMTB  9:30am
PRO / CAT 1 10am
CAT 2 / Single Speed - 10:15am
CAT 3 - 10:30am
Women's Novice - 10:45am
Clydesdale- 10:45am
Sasquatch -10:45am
Awards to follow



Not only are you competing for national ranking with USA Cycling, but for the Go Nuts Biking series win! At the conclusion of each series, XC/Cross Country Series (Spring and Fall), overall winners will be recognized 1st through 3rd place with 5 completed races. First place winners in EMTB, Pro, CAT 1, CAT 2, Single Speed, CAT 3, Clydesdale, Sasquatch, and/or Women’s Novice will be given a Go Nuts Championship Jerseys for each series win.

Spring XC Series 2024

The best of 5 races will count towards your total series points. We will award 5 bonus points for Massanutten, Jarrod's Place, Rock Creek and Windrock due to the difficulty of the courses.


The series finale - Go Nuts West Virginia USAC Regional at Snowshoe Bike Park on July 14 is an elite bonus race and all riders who complete in the race will receive 10 bonus points. This race may count as your 5th race for the series. It is not a mandatory race. Snowshoe XC Map

Fall XC Series 2024

The best of 5 races will count towards your total series points. You must compete 5 races to be eligible to win the Fall Go Nuts XC Series. The series finale will be The Final Nutcracker USAC Regional Championship at Jarrod's Place on December 7!

New Point System

1st Place = 26                        

2nd Place = 23

3rd Place = 21

4th Place = 19

5th Place = 18

6th Place = 17

7th Place = 16

8th Place = 15

9th Place = 14

10th Place =13

11th Place = 12

12th Place = 11

13th Place = 10

14th Place = 9

15th Place = 8

16th Place = 7

17th Place = 6

18th Place = 5

19th Place = 4

20th Place = 3

21st Place = 2

All finishers after 21st = 1

XC Categories

Expert/Pro Payout

USA Cycling Official Guidelines will be followed for all races. 

Check out the rules for Go Nuts Series!

1) You must COMPLETE at least 5 races for Spring or Fall series (not combined) to qualify.

2) The best 5 race scores will be used for overall ranking in each series.

3) Points do not transfer if you change categories.

4) You must complete race on the bike you started on.  

5) Must wear bike helmet and appropriate gear.

6) Must follow outlined trail, any shortcuts or variations will result in disqualification.

7) You must make any and all mechanical repairs yourself or utilize the local bike support (if available).

8) You can move up in a Category, but never down.

9) Good sportsmanship is a MUST, any bad behavior will result in disqualification.

10) Please use proper trail etiquette during course recon and transfer stages.

11) All protest must be filed within 20 minutes of the last competitor completing the final race stage of the day. 

12) If you encounter an injured/downed rider, please stop and check on them. If a rider is seriously injured or unconscious, let officials know immediately or call 911.



The one with the most nuts wins! All riders compete individually, but Go Nuts Biking offers a team incentive to add to the fun! We will award the team with the most points at the end of each Go Nuts USA Cycling Regional Championship Series with custom cobranded Go nuts and the winning team logos!!! 

Check out the rules!

1) There must be 5 to 20 racers per team. An organization is permitted to have multiple teams, but cannot rotate members once rosters are submitted.

2) Team Rosters must be submitted at the start of each season to Please update if any team members who are dropped or added. No retroactive additions to your team. It is your responsibility to turn in rosters and update prior to each race if changes are made.
3) All teammates must compete in Pro, CAT1, CAT2, Single Speed, CAT3, Clydesdale, Sasquatch, Women’s Novice and/or EMTB to be eligible for points.

4) Each team member must wear their teams matching jersey/ t-shirt for points to count.

5) Each teammate must complete 5 races in a series for their team points to count. If a teammate only completes 4 races and has a DNF (Did Not Finish) of some kind their 5th race, their points are dropped.
6) No substitutes are allowed during a race. Each individual has to complete 5 races. This also includes no swapping bikes or helping repair a teammates mechanical issue. Tools and parts can be shared, but nobody can touch other individuals bike other than the local bike support (if available).

7) Teams Points are a cumulative ranking ( the more races- the more points) and are awarded as follows:

1st - 5 points

2nd - 4 points

3rd - 3 points

4th - 2 points

5th - 1 point

6th plus - 1pt

8) We will award team winners at the conclusion of each series.

Go Nuts Regional XC Championship Race is December 9, 2024 at Jarrod's Place in Rome, GA!



Top 10 racers in each category for 2024 will be qualified to race for the title. Your best 5 race races will count in the ranking. This will include Spring and Fall XC races. The December 9 race may count as your 5th race.  We will award winners 1st -3rd place.

Go Nuts Regionals (GNR) eMTB Rules as follows: 


1) Maximum 750watts - assistance up to 20 miles per hour - Pedaling assistance only. No hand or foot throttle allowed. Automatic disqualification. Bicycles must remain locked, i.e., no modification of wheel sensor from factory circumference or any other modification to manipulate the factory set speed of the bike.

2) Throttle mechanisms are prohibited.

3) Studded tires are prohibited.

4) It is forbidden to change e-bike during the event even if the rider finishes the event with the same race plate.

5) It is forbidden to recharge the e-bike or battery in the technical zone during the GNR event.

6) Technical assistance consists of the replacement or repairs of any part of the e-bike at the exception of the frame, wheels or battery.

7) Riders age categories are 18 and under, 19-39, 40-49 and 50 plus for Classes; Amateurs, Experts and Open Pro. 

9) Riders can only use the battery in place on their bike and cannot carry or switch out an additional battery during the competition.

10) eMTB is not a USA Cycling category as of now,  so points are not awarded nationally. USAC license is not required.

11) Race course length will be 4.5 - 7 miles depending on difficulty. Steeper climbs and more technical than normal XC will be tested on some courses. Each category will start an hour apart and should be completed within their hour.

12) Races will be conducted regardless of weather conditions.  In the event of rain or other unfavorable conditions, it may be necessary to alter the order of the event schedule, including but not limited to, adjusting the length of the race or delaying or stopping the program completely.  Should a delay occur, every effort will be made to resume the schedule in a timely fashion if conditions significantly improve.

13) No headphones, earphones or sound devices permitted. Horns and bells are permitted.

14) Riders are required to wear the appropriate helmet. Other protective gear is optional; gloves, goggles, elbow/knee guards, etc.

15) Shirt, shoes, and pants/shorts required. Clipless or flat pedals are both permitted.

An E-Mountain Bike is a bike operated with two energy sources, human pedal power and an electric engine, which only provides assistance when the rider is pedaling.

16) The course will the taped and marked. Any rider cutting the course will be disqualified.

17) Any behavior deemed in appropriate or unsportsmanlike like conduct will not be tolerated. Verbal or physical infractions will result in a disqualification.

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