GPCM Series opener - ‘David Douglas CX Race’ (Vancouver, WA) Saturday, September 2nd

David Saltzberg

September 1, 2017 at 7:32 AM

We’re all set for the first CX race of the Grand Prix Candi Murray. It looks
like a great weekend for ‘cross. The weather looks to be hot in the
afternoon, so plan accordingly. We wanted to put out a few reminders
about tomorrows
event.

- REGISTRATION –

Online pre-registration for the race closes today, Friday, 9/1 at 5:00pm.
The online GPCM pass sales will also end at the same time. You will be able
to purchase both at the race on Saturday.

- DAY OF RACE REGISTRATION –

Registration opens at 8:00am and closes 15 minutes before each race. Please
schedule enough time for registration, especially if you still have to
purchase an OBRA license and pick up your CX number.

- OBRA Membership –

BRING YOUR OBRA MEMBERSHIP CARD! This will be required to register. If you
forget it, you will need to buy a one day license or prove membership.

- LOCATION –

The race will be held in VANCOUVER, WA at David Douglas Park. Check the
flier for detailed directions.

- NO ALCOHOL allowed at the city Park. We’ll have all the beer you need at
Ninkrossi (Sept.23rd).

- PARKING –

There is no parking allowed along Garrison, you will be towed. If the main
lots fill up, you can park in the Garrison Square lot, a few blocks south.
Please stay off all ball fields.

- TEAM TENTS –

We will have a team tent area designated along the north parking area (see
map). Please follow parking attendant’s instructions.

- FOOD –

We will have complimentary hot coffee, Waffles and Snow Cones by vendor
“Three Little Birds”, and a hot dog vendor “Black Dog Hot Dogs”.

- CALL UPS –

*There will be call-ups for all pre-registered racers*.
After the first race, call-ups will be based on series points (See the GPCM
flier for details).

- NEUTRAL SUPPORT –

Neutral support provided by ‘Sellwood Cycle Repair’

- NUMBERS –

We will be using 2017 OBRA CX numbers. They will be good for all GPCM races
and the Cross Crusade races. Bring your 2017 OBRA card for registration.

- SERIES POINTS –

There will be no points transfer for upgrades this year.

- RACE COURSE –

This will be the same version as last year’s course.

- RACING AGE –

*your racing age is your age on 12/31/2017.

- GPCM –

This is the first race of ten in the GPCM. Come out and get your series
points account started!

- T-SHIRTS - GPCM t-shirts for sale at the venue.

- FUN – Expect to have a blast! See you on Saturday.

GPCM WEBSITE: http://cyclocross.gp

GPCM Online Registration (SERIES PASS):
http://obra.org/events/25680/register

DDCX Online Registration (INDIVIDUAL RACE):
http://obra.org/events/25678/register

David Douglas CX #1 facebook event page:
https://www.facebook.com/events/861321627376849/

DDCX COURSE MAP: http://goo.gl/maps/tZJWs

RACE VIDEO: https://vimeo.com/29070580