2023 WINTER THROWDOWN

Lets get the blood pumping and get ready for 2023! We have decided to forego the series and bring you a one-off race that will bring us back to our Lake Hodges roots. The Winter Throwdown will stage at the dearly missed Lake Hodges Boat Ramp. Just like the Summer Series it will have all the same categories and fun trails, as well as a Kids Race that will go off 1 hour before the main race so that the parents can be part of their kids racing experience.

WHEN:

  • Saturday, January 14, 2023 **TENTATIVE**

RACE DAY SCHEDULE:

  • 7:00 – Registration Opens
  • 8:15 – Kids Race Registration Closes
  • 8:30 – Kids Race Starts
  • 9:15 – Main Race Registration Closes
  • 9:30 – Main Race Starts

Podium presentation will be conducted once all categories have Top 3 finishers

WHERE:

  • Lake Hodges Boat Ramp
    • 20175 Lake Drive, Escondido, CA
      • GOOGLE MAPS
      • This address takes you to the gate of the parking lot. Proceed through the gate and follow the road to the boat ramp parking lot.

COST:

  • Adult Categories: $TBD
  • School Boy/Girl Categories: $TBD
  • Kids Categories: $TBD

REGISTRATION:

  • Online registration closes at 6:00pm the day before the race.
  • Onsite registration will close 20 minutes prior to race start. Please arrive with enough time to register.

COURSE:

    • CourseExpert: 5.58mi – 479ft per lap / Other Categories: 4.71mi – 264ft per lap
    • Kids Course – TBD

Event Cancellation and COVID

If the event is cancelled due to circumstances beyond our control, Quick n’ Dirty will do everything in our power to reschedule the event, and in such cases will transfer the participants entry to the rescheduled date. If the event cannot be rescheduled, the financial responsibility will be accepted by the registrant.

If the event is cancelled due to COVID restrictions, Quick n’ Dirty will offer refunds on a prorated schedule, or we will automatically transfer your entry to the rescheduled date, or offer a credit towards another Quick n’ Dirty event.

Refund Policy

Due to the nature of event planning and upfront costs, all Quick n’ Dirty events have a strict NO REFUND policy as agreed upon during the registration process. However, we do understand that there may be life events that can preclude you from attending the event. In cases of COVID diagnosis, injury or illness, unscheduled military deployment, or death of an immediate family member a refund will be considered. All instances require proof and are granted at the discretion of the event promoter/director.

*All refunds and/or credits exclude registration processing fees and donations.

Please submit all refund requests to info@quickndirtymtb.com

CATEGORIES, AGE GROUPS, and LAPS:

Click on the category to view more info

This is for the Male racers competing at the highest level.

Age Groups:

  • 16 – 48
  • 49+

Laps: 5

This is for the Female racers competing at the highest level.

Age Groups:

  • Open Class 16+

Laps: 5

This is for racers who are doing well in the Sport class but cant justify the big leap in to Expert. Same amount of laps as the Experts with a more even field of riders

Age Groups:

  • Open Class 16+

Laps: 5

This is for the hard charging Male riders who ride a few days a week and race on occasion and want to jump up from the beginner class.

Age Groups:

  • 16 – 30
  • 31 – 40
  • 41 – 50
  • 51+

Laps: 4

This is for the hard charging Female riders who ride a few days a week and race on occasion and want to jump up from the beginner class.

Age Groups:

  • Open Class 16+

Laps: 4

This is for all of the Male and Female trailblazers 55 years old and older.

Age Groups:

  • 55+ Men
  • 55+ Women

Laps: 4

200 LBS +

Age Groups:

  • Open Class 16+

Laps: 4

ONE GEAR! A.K.A MASOCHISTS

Age Groups:

  • Open Class 16+

Laps: 4

This is for the CX and Roadie types that want to race using their preferred bike with drop bars. No other rule except that it has to have drop bars!

Age Groups:

  • Open Class 16+

Laps: 4

At least 5” of travel & 28 lbs! This is for our Enduro racers that want to work on their fitness.

Age Groups:

  • Open Class 16+

Laps: 4

This is for the male riders who don’t normally race, enjoy riding, and want to enjoy the camaraderie of MTB racing.

Age Groups:

  • 16 – 30
  • 31 – 40
  • 41 – 50
  • 51+

Laps: 3

This is for the Male high school racers that want to continue to compete against their peers outside of the high school race series.

Age Group:

  • 12-13
  • 14-15

Laps:

  • 12-13= 3 Laps
  • 14-15= 4 Laps

This is for the Female riders who don’t normally race, enjoy riding, and want to enjoy the camaraderie of MTB racing.

Age Groups:

  • Open Class 16+

Laps: 3

This is for the Female high school racers that want to continue to compete against their peers outside of the high school race series.

Age Group:

  • 12-13
  • 14-15

Laps:

  • 12-13= 3 Laps
  • 14-15= 4 Laps

WINTER THROWDOWN KIDS RACE

Kids Race sponsored by:

KIDS RACE GENERAL INFORMATION:

There will be a kids race prior to to the main race, so please arrive with enough time to get your kid registered and ready for the race. Registration for the kids race will be available Online and Onsite. The kids course will be approximately 1-1.5 miles on fairly neutral terrain so bring the kids out and let them experience MTB racing. Awards will be given out immediately following the race.

All kids classes are for kids 11 years old and younger.

NO PUSH BIKES OR TRAINING WHEELS ON KIDS COURSE AND ADULT SUPERVISION IS MANDATORY. We will have seasoned riders that will ride along with, and guide the kids through the course. We encourage the parents to ride along with their kids to help the kids get the most out of their mountain bike race experience.

KIDS CLASSES:

  • KIDS BEGINNER BOY/GIRL: 1 year or less racing/riding on the dirt. (This is for kids just starting out, dirt skills and stamina in development)
  • KIDS SPORT BOY/GIRL: 1 to 2 years of racing/riding dirt. (This is for kids good on dirt but need work on stamina)
  • KIDS EXPERT BOY/GIRL: 2+ years of racing/riding dirt. (This is for kids good on dirt, good on stamina but not quite ready for School Boy/Girl)

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