2018 Rogers Cycling Festival - July 27-29

The Northwest Arkansas Emerging Leaders are excited to announce the 2018 Rogers Cycling Festival presented by Tyson and Arvest! The festival consists of several road cycling and mountain bike events held in downtown Rogers, Arkansas. The festival will bring cycling enthusiasts from across the central United States and has something for everyone – from highly skilled and competitive races to family friendly rides. Included in the festival is the 2018 Arkansas State Road Race Championships! 

Proceeds from the festival benefit several nonprofit cycling causes in Northwest Arkansas.

 Event

Early

(prior to July 13)

On-Time

(July 13 – July 26)

On-Site

Race for the Spike – Road

$20

$25

$30 (7/27 only)

Race for the Spike – Mountain

$20

$25

$30 (7/27 only)

Wheel Sucker Team Time Trial (USAC event)

$45 per team

$60 per team

$75 per team

Wheel Sucker Juniors Time Trial (USAC event)

$10 juniors categories

$10 juniors categories

$10 juniors categories

Frisco 5 Poker Ride

 

 

$5/person

Family Glow Ride

 

 

Free!

A&M Railroad Bike Excursion

 

 

$20/person

Walnut Valley Road Race – Age Based (USAC event)

$30

($10 juniors categories)

$40

($10 juniors categories)

$50

($10 juniors categories)

Walnut Valley Road Race – Categorized (USAC event)

$30

($10 juniors, $15 citizens categories)

$40

($10 juniors, $15 citizens categories)

$50

($10 juniors, $15 citizens categories)

Rats Kids MTB Race

$10

$10

$10

Whitney Gravel Ride

$15

$20

$25

The Gambler MTB Endurance Race (Team)

$15 per person

$20 per person

$25 per person

The Gambler MTB Endurance Race (Solo)

$20

$25

$30

NWA Emerging Leaders is a program of the Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce.  The Emerging Leaders Greenways & Trails workgroup links parks, trails and people; to provide, protect, develop and maintain parks, greenways and trails throughout the community; and to promote public awareness of the benefits of green space.  All Rogers Cycling Festival funds are kept and managed by the Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce through its 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, the Rogers Development Foundation, and are included in the chamber’s annual audit.

Visit the registration page to sign up for your races, and we will see you on July 27th! On-line registration is available through July 26.

On-site registration for events in the festival will take place in various locations, depending on the event.

On-Site Registration Locations

Events

Date

Times

Location

All Events

Friday, July 27

4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Parking Lot @ Intersection of

South 1st St. & East Poplar St.

Rogers, AR 72756

All Non-USAC Events

Saturday, July 28

6:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Parking Lot @ Intersection of

South 1st St. & East Poplar St.

Rogers, AR 72756

Walnut Valley Road Race (USAC)

Saturday, July 28

9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Avoca Town Hall

222 Old Wire Road

Avoca, AR 72711

The Gambler MTB Endurance Race

Saturday, July 28

3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Pleasant Ridge Road Trailhead

1615 S. Pleasant Ridge Road

Rogers, AR 72756

Walnut Valley Road Race (USAC)

Sunday, July 29

6:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Avoca Town Hall

222 Old Wire Road

Avoca, AR 72711

The Whitney Gravel Ride

Sunday, July 29

6:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Avoca Town Hall

222 Old Wire Road

Avoca, AR 72711

 

All online fees are included in your registration fee (no additional fees!!)

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

FRIDAY, JULY 27

4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.       Registration Area - Parking Lot @ 1st St & Poplar St

4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.       Cycling Advocacy Alley @ Rogers Farmer’s Market

6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.       Wheel Sucker Team Time Trial

7:30 p.m. - ???                 After Party & Time Trial Awards at GPP Cycling

7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.       Frisco 5 Poker Ride

8:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.       Poker Prizes / Bike Decorating at Registration Area

8:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.       Family Glow Ride at Lake Atalanta

SATURDAY, JULY 28

6:00 a.m.                       Registration Area - Parking Lot @ 1st St & Poplar St

7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.       Race for the Spike

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.      Cycling Advocacy Alley @ Rogers Farmer’s Market

9:00 a.m.                       A&M Railroad - Razorback Greenway Excursion

9:00 a.m.                       Registration Area for Road Race opens in Avoca

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.      Rats Kids MTB Race

10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.      Walnut Valley Road Race – Age Based State Championship

3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.       Registration for Gambler @ Pleasant Ridge Trailhead

5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.       The Gambler MTB Endurance Race

9:00 p.m. - ???                 After Party & Gambler Awards at Ozark Beer Co.

SUNDAY, JULY 29

6:00 a.m.                       Registration Area opens at Avoca

8:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.       Walnut Valley Road Race – Categorized State Championship

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.      The Whitney Gravel Ride