2020 Roster Applications

A Team

For the top riders within the Summit Family. Six to Eight athletes will be named in fall 2019, with space for additional riders to earn positions midseason after Soldier Hollow Bike Festival. Spots will first be filled with Summit athletes prior to outside riders. Riders must be 15-16, 17-18, U23, or Pro during 2019 season to be selected.

Automatic initial qualifications

  • Achieve one of the follow, listed in priority
    • UCI Ranking in top 35% of US ranked riders in age group
    • MTB National Championship XC result in top 25%
    • MTB National Championship ST in top 15%
  • Apply and show acceptance of other requirements:
    • Full Commitment to MTB season
    • Commitment to Team Race Schedule
    • Regular participation with local programming

 Requirements & Benefits may change prior to contract signing

Benefits:

  • Team Cannondale with top of line custom build
  • Up to two additional bikes available for purchase at cost
  • Entries paid at team focus events
  • Support at team focus events: mechanic, coaches, etc
  • First priority and discounted international camps
  • Performance & sports medicine by IHC (TBD)
  • Plus many additional benefits

B Team

For riders progressing their racing, and beginning to race nationally. Up to 3 athletes from each chapter, who do not qualify for the A Team, can be named to the B team and further represent their chapter. Spots will be filled with Summit athletes. Designed for riders with race ages 15-16, 17-18, and U23 in 2020. Riders with race age 14 for the 2020 season are able to apply but must show exceptional performance and active participation with local chapter.

Requirements:

  • Complete the following:
    • Compete at the most recent MTB National Championships
    • Compete at one other race on national nalendar
    • Participate actively in regional race program
    • Hold a Cat 1 license (and UCI if applicable)
    • Place top 50% at at least one national calendar race
  • Apply and show acceptance of:
    • Commitment to MTB season and 50% of National Calendar
    • Commitment to regional program participation
    • Commitment to learning & hard work

 Requirements & Benefits may change prior to contract signing.

Benefits:

  • Cost purchase of team Cannondale: two build options
  • One additional bike available for purchase at cost
  • Entry provided for Soldier Hollow Bike Festival
  • Support at team focus events: mechanic, coaches, etc
  • Second priority and discounted international camps
  • Performance & sports medicine by IHC (TBD)
  • Plus many additional benefits

2020 Summit National Team Applications

Apply for the Summit National Team between August 26 and September 15. Decisions will be made by September 26.

What is the National Team

The Summit National Team consists of riders selected from across Summit Bike Club’s national membership. These riders have shown exceptional sportsmanship, excellence, and passion and are committed to developing their own athletics as well as helping others through their mentorship.

Athletes on the Summit National Team are provided additional support from national sponsors and are required to practice with their regional Race Teams among other higher responsibilities.

THE STORY BEHIND

Selected from across our national membership, the Summit National Team is a collaboration of riders who have shown exceptional sportsmanship, excellence, and passion. We are excited to support these young athletes, as well as athletes in all chapters, in achieving their cycling dreams!

Program Goals:

As members of the Summit National Team, the athletes will be participating with their local Race Teams so they can continue their athletic development alongside an amazing community of like minded athletes.