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• The 2017 schedule is
• PRE SEASON REGISTRATION AND PRACTICE DAY IS SCHEDULED FOR
SATURDAY APRIL 29, 2017!!!! Get a relaxing jump start on renewing
your license or taking out a new license (before the always-busy opening
night)! We will be at the track from 10am - 2pm on 4/29 to assist
you! If you would also like to practice on the track on 4/29, you
will need a valid license (which could include a new license that you
purchase on that date). Appropriate gear is required, and the
practice fee is $5 (regardless of whether or not you purchase a renewed
or new license on Saturday). ***Although we will be at the track
rain or shine to process licenses, PRACTICE IS WEATHER PERMITTING***
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Important reminder about plate numbers: A rider’s current earned or
sanction issued number must appear on that rider’s number plate during
all competition. Examples of earned numbers include district, state,
national age group, national, gold cup, race of champions, pro numbers,
etc. – these numbers change every year and represent each rider’s hard
work at earning their ranking. On the other hand, your sanction issued
number is generally the last three digits of your serial number. (See
pages 18-20 of the rule book for additional details). If you are not
running your sanction issued number, you need to update your plate each
year with an earned number - running an outdated earned number is not
permissible. We will be enforcing this rule at all Whip City events.
If you need to update your plate, please do so before your next event;
plates and numbers are also available from Custom Cycle bike shop on
Friday evenings; another alternative is to attach a “pie plate” to your
bike with written numbers if you are not able to update your plate
before the next race. If you would like to check your district ranking,
visit the USA BMX website.
• It is very important to bring the
paper receipt you received for your new or renewed license until you
receive your permanent card - the combination of the 8 digit (all
numeric) serial number AS WELL AS your 4 digit validation code is
especially important when you travel to other tracks to race. You
will need to present this receipt at any USA BMX track to register. TIP:
Take a copy of your paper receipt and put it with your race equipment,
or in all of your vehicle consoles, etc. Be creative to make sure that
you are never without it!
Save time at registration! Download a
page filled with four separate sign-up forms; complete the forms at home
(either on your computer or by hand), cut them out, and have them ready
to go when you get to registration!
Microsoft Word Template
If we cancel racing
before 4pm (for Friday events) or before 8am (for Saturday
events), we will post it here. We will also try to post it on
Facebook as well. This doesn't guarantee
that we won't have to cancel just before an event or during the event due to the weather, but
we will do our best to post any foreseen cancellations here.
Racing is on for Friday
5-5-17. PLEASE CHECK OUR
FACEBOOK PAGE FOR ANY
Whip City BMX is a USABMX sanctioned BMX track,
located at the Westfield Fairgrounds in Westfield, Massachusetts.