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USA CYCLING ANNOUNCES 2020 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS SCHEDULE

Ten Locations Announced as Host Cities for the 2020 USA Cycling National Championships

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – USA Cycling announced today the 2020 USA Cycling National Championships schedule. Riders from throughout the country will compete to win one of over 600 Stars and Stripes jerseys in their respective categories with racing spanning coast-to-coast.

The schedule starts in early April this year with National Championships being contested almost every month in junior, collegiate, amateur, elite, and master categories.

"Every year, the USA Cycling National Championships brings together the best athletes in the country who have spent all year preparing for their chance to wear the Stars and Stripes jersey and win a national title. What we love about bringing these national championships to life is that they are not only an opportunity for riders to compete on the national stage, but it brings the host cities and cycling community together," said Chuck Hodge, USA Cycling Chief of Racing and Events. "2019 was an impressive year watching our athletes inspire us across all disciplines. We are excited to return in 2020 to some amazing venues as well as introduce our community to some new and exciting destinations and are looking forward to the thrilling races ahead."

The 2020 schedule starts off with Collegiate BMX in Redmond, Ore. inside the Deschutes County Fairgrounds. Collegiate Road returns for a second year to the Peach State in Augusta, Ga. The U.S. Pro Road Nationals goes back to the hills of Knoxville, Tenn. Masters and Para Track Nationals goes to the infamous Valley Preferred Cycling Center, known internationally in the cycling community by its nickname T-Town, in Trexlertown, Penn. Elite and Juniors Track will once again race at the VELO Sports Center in Carson, Calif. Mountain Bike Nationals will remain at Winter Park this summer. Fall will kick off with Collegiate Track Nationals at the Major Taylor Velodrome in Indianapolis, Ind., home of Marian University. Marathon Mountain Bike will move to later in the year at Palo Duro Canyon, Tex. in September. We are excited to bring Collegiate Mountain Bike to Purgatory Resort in Durango, Colo., the host of the first Mountain Bike World Championships. The year closes with Cyclocross Nationals in DuPage County, IL, where cyclocross athletes and fans alike can experience the amazing culture that the Chicago-area cyclocross scene provides.
Visit USACycling.org for more information on the athletes, events and membership programs, and follow @USACycling across all channels for the latest on Team USA.

For more information, contact Guillermo Rojas at grojas@usacycling.org


ABOUT USA CYCLING (usacycling.org)

USA Cycling is a proud member of the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) and United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee (USOPC). Within the United States, USA Cycling is the national governing body for the sport of cycling and oversees the disciplines of road, track, mountain bike, cyclocross, and BMX. With a mission to develop the sport of cycling in the United States and to achieve sustained international racing success, USA Cycling supports cyclists at all levels, from those just beginning in the sport and participating in fun rides to seasoned professionals. The organization not only identifies, develops, and selects cyclists to represent the United States in international competition, but also supports amateur bike racing through grassroots development programs and the provision of critical infrastructure to run organized racing.

USA Cycling is headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and will celebrate its 100th anniversary in 2020. In 1920, the organization began as The Amateur Bicycle League of America and evolved to become the United States Cycling Federation in 1975 and ultimately USA Cycling, Inc. in 1995.

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