General Information

DATE:
Saturday, July 27, 2019

LOCATION:
Roca Tavern – Roca, NE – View Map
Early Registration Check-in: TBD

EARLY REGISTRATION CHECK-IN: TBD

TIMES:
The race will begin at 6:30 am.
All riders must be present at least 15 minutes before the start of their race for important pre-race announcements.

Distances:

Gold – 100 Miles
Silver – 50 Miles
Bronze – 25 Miles

*All distances are approximate until routes are finalized

POST RACE MEAL: A post-race meal and drink will be provided to all participants.

TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE: Support stations will be located along the route. Support stations will have water, fruit, and snacks to refuel.

RULES: All riders are required to wear helmets, carry cell phones and enough water for 30 miles. Bikes must be equipped with a headlight, red tail light and a properly calibrated cycling computer. This is a self supported race meaning no outside help from a support crew is allowed.  See complete rules sheet at CornhuskerStateGames.com.

ROUTES: Routes will be held on county roads around Lincoln. Maps and downloadable GPS routes from Ride With GPS will be available at CornhuskerStateGames.com once routes are finalized, and will be provided to each rider on the week of the race.

Events

Gold Route: Approximately 100 miles. 12 hour time limit. Competitive, timed race.
Silver Route: Approximately 50 miles. 6 hour time limit. Competitive, timed race.
Bronze Route: Approximately 25 miles. Non-competitive ride.

Event Name

Gold Route
Men Open
Men Masters (50+)
Men Single Speed
Men Fat Bike*
Women Open
Women Masters (50+)
Women Single Speed
Women Fat Bike*
Tandem Open

Silver Route
Men Open
Women Open

Bronze Route
Non-Competitive Ride

*Fat Bike is considered anything with more than 3.5” wide tires on 50mm or wider rims.

Registration Fees & Deadlines

IF REGISTERED BY THE DISCOUNT DEADLINE:
$55 per rider until March 28
$60 per rider until May 30
$65 per rider until June 20
$70 per rider until July 8

MULTI-EVENT CYCLING DISCOUNT: All Gravel Grinder participants who register for Mountain Bike, and/or Tour will receive a $7 discount per additional event by entering coupon code CYCLE at checkout. All registrations must take place on the same transaction to receive the discount.

ENTRY FEE INCLUDES: Competition in the 2019 Cornhusker State Games; White cotton athlete shirt (micro-fiber or soft cotton lightweight tri-blend upgrade available); Pass for free admission to SportFest, the Opening Ceremonies, and all competition venues; Sponsor gifts and coupons.

PAPER ENTRY FORMS: Paper entry forms will be accepted with a $5 processing fee. Registering online saves time, money and trees.

Athlete Packets

Choose the Shipping Option and get a Free Arby’s Sandwich!

Save time, avoid hassles and receive your CSG gear more than a week before the Opening Ceremonies by shipping your athlete packet ($10) or team box ($15).  Athlete packets contain the athlete shirt and Super Pass. Athlete packets will begin to ship in late June. The packet shipping option will only be available for those registered by the final entry deadline. If you don’t choose the shipping option, you will need to pick up your athlete packet or team box.

For those who did not select the packet shipping option during registration, more information on when and where athlete packets and team boxes can be picked up will be posted soon.  The shipping option can be added any time before the final entry deadline.

Athlete packets contain the athlete shirt and Super Pass, which includes admission to all venues and SportFest and the Opening Ceremonies.  The athlete packets DO NOT contain any sport specific information such as schedules, maps, bib numbers, etc. For sport-specific details, refer to your sport General Information.

Further Information

Sport Specific Questions: Contact Gravel Grinder Director Jason Cyboron at Jason.cyboron@gmail.com or 402-610-1742.

To Sponsor a Check-point: Contact Gravel Director Jason Cyboron.

Online Registration/Website Questions: Contact the Cornhusker State Games office at 402-471-2544 or info@nebraskasportscouncil.com.

Event Sponsors

Thank You to our platinum sponsors

Official Member of the

info@nebraskasportscouncil.com

Phone: 402-471-2544

Fax: 402-413-1119

Mailing address: 
Po Box 29366
Lincoln, NE 68529

Shipping address:
3260 Folkways Blvd Suite B
Lincoln, NE 68504