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2015 SCBF Categories, Classes & Points Explained

Kevin Farrel, brooklyn bike park

scbf explained

For 2015 we’re changing things up and we hope you like what we have planned. We created  a bunch of sub series for each stop. Each sub series has a list of competitions that riders can compete in. The total points from those competitions combined will determine the winner of the sub series. So the more competitions riders compete in better their chances for winning the sub series. Please keep in mind that This Is An All Day Event

Before we get started explaining the competitions, points, etc, please review the registration information again.

REGISTRATION:

  • You can do one competition for $15 or do as many competitions as you want for $30
  • Competitions start promptly at 11am, beginning with the Balance Bike Competitions (start time subject to change)
  • Registration is open all day starting at 9am (So if you come late to the event but the competition(s) you would like to compete in has not started yet, it’s possible for your to still sign up for it)
  • $30 also covers ALL BIKES(and all competitions) you would like to compete with, so bring em all and use a different one for each competition!
  • Some competitions require a full face helmet but loaner helmets are available if needed
  • You can use either flat pedals or clips for this event
  • Flat pedals are not mandatory but highly recommended
  • ALL NON USA BMX Members must sign a free 1 Day membership to participate in this event  CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO
  • The track will be open at 9am for practice until the first competition starts
  • We will be running each competition back to back with a little breaks in between each one
  • Prizes for the winners will be handed out after the last SCBF competition for the day
  • You will not receive your prize if you are not at the event when the prizes are given out
  • Please sign up before the competition you want to participate in starts
  • Once a competition starts we will not add anymore participants for that competition

The names of the sub series are as follows:

  • King Of The Hop
  • King Of Fat Bikes
  • King Of Cross
  • King Of MTB
  • BMX King
  • Queen Of The Hop
  • Queen Of Fat Bikes
  • Queen Of Cross
  • Queen Of MTB
  • BMX Queen
  • Balance Bike Jedi
  • Iron Man*
  • Iron Woman*

All points gained in competitions specific to the MTB, BMX, Cyclocross and Fat Bike Categories will go towards the sub series total points for each rider. The top three riders in each sub series will be awarded prizes

Competitions Under the  KING/QUEEN OF THE HOP series: (Although these competitions are located in 2 sub series categories they will only be run once per event. Points for these competitions will be calculated in all their respective categories.)

  • BMX High Jump
  • BMX Bunny Hop
  • MTB High Jump
  • MTB Bunny Hop
  • Fat Bike High Jump
  • Fat Bike Bunny Hop
  • Cyclocross High Jump
  • Cyclocross Bunny Hop
  • Bunny Hop Long Jump
  • Fixed Gear Bunny Hop
  • Fixed Gear High Jump

Competitions Under The KING/QUEEN OF FAT BIKES series:

  • Fat Bike High Jump
  • Fat Bike Bunny Hop
  • Fat Bike 8x Race
  • Fat Bike Last Straight Dash
  • Fat Bike Fastest Gate
  • Fat Bike Longest Skid

Competitions Under The KING/QUEEN OF CROSS series:

  • Cyclocross High Jump
  • Cyclocross Bunny Hop
  • Cyclocross meets BMX race
  • Cyclocross Last Straight Dash
  • Cyclocross Fastest Gate
  • Cyclocross Longest Skid
  • Fixed Gear Longest Skid (Cross/Road)

Competitions under the KING/QUEEN OF MTB series:

  • MTB High Jump
  • MTB Bunny Hop
  • MTB 8x Race
  • MTB Last Straight Dash
  • MTB Fastest Gate
  • MTB Longest Skid

Competition under the BMX KING/QUEEN series:

  • BMX High Jump
  • BMX Bunny Hop
  • BMX Last Straight Dash
  • BMX Fastest Gate
  • BMX Longest Skid
  • Fixed Gear Freestyle Longest Skid
  • Bunny Hop Long Jump

Competitions under the BALANCE BIKE NINJA series:

  • 5 year Old &Under Balance Bike Race
  • 5 year Old &Under Balance Bike Last Straight Dash
  • 5 year Old &Under Balance Bike Relay Race

*IRON MAN/WOMAN Challenge:

The SCBF event is a fun event but the more competitions you enter the more grueling it can be. Some have compared it to those Iron Man/triathlon events. With that in mind we added a cash prize for the top three riders who accumulate the most points by the end of each SCBF Event. The more competitions riders do more points they’ll accumulate. All competitions fall under this series. We will be giving out prizes to the top 3 women and top 3 men in this series.

BIKE RELAY MASTERS:

  • The Bike Relay Masters is a competition where teams of 4 riders race against other teams of 4 riders in bicycle relay race around the track.
  • Each team must havet 1 rider between the ages of each of these age groups to form a team  6-9 year old , 10-14 year old, 15-34 year old and 35 &Over.
  • Each team will race in age order from youngest to oldest
  • Riders can choose any bike to ride
  • This event is not a sub series
  • Points from this event will go toward the Iron Man, Iron Woman and 2015 SCBF Series points.
  • Prizes will be given out to the 1st place team

SCBF POINTS:

  • SCBF series Points are awarded for each SCBF competition. The more competitions you do the more points you accumulate
  • Every competitor gets a point just for competing and finishing a competition.
  • The top three riders with the most points at the end of the day will receive a cash prize if they sign up for the Iron Man Challenge
  • Anyone of any age can enter the Iron Man Challenge
  • Points will be awarded to competitors at every stop of the 2015 SCBF tour. Top 5 riders with the most points at the end of the 2015 season will be awarded series prizes.(Last stop is Trumbull BMX Track, CT)

The Standard point structure is as follows (**Special point structure for certain events)

  • 1st=10pts
  • 2nd=8pts
  • 3rd=6pts
  • 4th=4pts
  • 5th=3pts
  • 6th=2pts
  • 7-8th=1pt
  • 1 point will be given for 9th place finishes and higher.
  • **High Jump/Bunny Hop Competitions  award 10 points to 1st place and 1 point to the rest
  • **Last Straight Dash Competitions awards 10 points for 1st place,  8 points for 2nd place and 1 point to the rest
  • **Bike Relay Race has the same standard point structure but will award those points to each member of the teams. For example Each rider in the team that gets 1st place will receive 10 points

RESULTS/DATA:

  • All results, points, stats and standings will be located on this site and will be updated after the event weekend. There will be a special article post with the results of each event. Please allow us time to enter all the data 🙂

PRIZES/AWARDS:

Below is the list of series/event that we will be giving out prizes for at each stop on the 2015 SCBF Tour(subject to change)

  • King Of The Hop (Prizes/Awards for Top 3)
  • King Of Fat Bikes (Prizes/Awards for Top 3)
  • King Of Cross (Prizes/Awards for Top 3)
  • King Of MTB (Prizes/Awards for Top 3)
  • BMX King (Prizes/Awards for Top 3)
  • Queen Of The Hop (Prizes/Awards for Top 3)
  • Queen Of Fat Bikes (Prizes/Awards for Top 3)
  • Queen Of Cross (Prizes/Awards for Top 3)
  • Queen Of MTB (Prizes/Awards for Top 3)
  • BMX Queen (Prizes/Awards for Top 3)
  • Balance Bike/Strider Ninjas (Prizes/Awards for Top 3)
  • Bike Relay Masters (Prizes/Awards for 1st Place Team)
  • Iron Man* (Prize /Awards to 1st place)
  • Iron Woman* (Prize /Awards to 1st place)

CLASSES:

Each competition is divided into age classes. Classes are broken down the same for both males and females. Boys and girls compete in the Strider competitions together. (Age Groups Subject to change

  • Bunny Hop Long Jump (All Ages From Youngest To Oldest)
  • Fat Bike High Jump (14 Year Old & Under, 15 Year Old And Over)
  • Fat Bike Bunny Hop (14 Year Old & Under, 15 Year Old And Over)
  • Fat Bike 8x Race (14 Year Old & Under, 15 Year Old And Over)
  • Fat Bike Last Straight Dash (All Ages)
  • Fat Bike Fastest Gate (6-9, 10-14, 15-34, 35 &Over)
  • Fat Bike Longest Skid (6-9, 10-14, 15-34, 35 &Over)
  • Cyclocross High Jump (14 Year Old & Under, 15 Year Old And Over)
  • Cyclocross Bunny Hop (14 Year Old & Under, 15 Year Old And Over)
  • Cyclocross meets BMX race (6-9, 10-14, 15-34, 35 &Over)
  • Cyclocross Last Straight Dash (6-9, 10-14, 15-34, 35 &Over)
  • Cyclocross Fastest Gate (6-9, 10-14, 15-34, 35 &Over)
  • Cyclocross Longest Skid (6-9, 10-14, 15-34, 35 &Over)
  • Fixed Gear (Road/Cross) Longest Skid (All Ages)
  • MTB High Jump (6-9, 10-14, 15-34, 35 &Over)
  • MTB Bunny Hop (6-9, 10-14, 15-34, 35 &Over)
  • MTB 8x Race (6-9, 10-14, 15-34, 35 &Over)
  • MTB Last Straight Dash (6-9, 10-14, 15-34, 35 &Over)
  • MTB Fastest Gate (6-9, 10-14, 15-34, 35 &Over)
  • MTB Longest Skid (All Ages)
  • BMX High Jump (6-9, 10-14, 15-34, 35 &Over)
  • BMX Bunny Hop (6-9, 10-14, 15-34, 35 &Over)
  • BMX Last Straight Dash (6-9, 10-14, 15-34, 35 &Over)
  • BMX Fastest Gate (All Ages from youngest to oldest)
  • BMX Longest Skid (All Ages)
  • Fixed Gear Freestyle Longest Skid (All Ages)
  • Fixed Gear Freestyle Bunny Hop  (14 Year Old & Under, 15 Year Old And Over)
  • 5 year Old &Under Balance Bike Race 
  • 5 year Old &Under Balance Bike Last Straight Dash
  • 5 year Old &Under Balance Bike Relay Race
  • Bike Relay Race (6 years old and over) 4 riders to a team

FIXED GEAR BIKES CAN ONLY PARTICIPATE IN FIXED GEAR SPECIFIC COMPETITIONS

Competition Description (Subject to change)

Fat-Bike 8 Cross Race

  • If you have a Fat Bike and want to see what it’s like to race against 8 FAT BIKE riders at the same time on a BMX track. Then this is the event for you! All we need are 3 fat bike riders of more to make a class but we really want to fill the gate with 8 Fat Bikes so spread the word to all the Fat-Bike riders you know!
  • This race will have 2 Qualifying motos and a main….will we get enough riders to make a semi final This season??
  • If there are 9 riders or more, 8 Rider will make it to the main
  • If there are 8 riders or less, everyone makes it to the main

MTB 8 Cross Race

  • If you have a MTB or BMX Bike with a wheel size of 26 or over and want to see what it’s like to race against 8 MTBer at the same time on a BMX track, this is the event for you. All we need are 3 MTB riders of more to make a class but we really want to fill the gate with 8 so spread the word to all the Fat-Bike riders you know!
  • This race will have 2 Qualifying motos and a main….will we get enough riders to make a semi final This season??
  • If there are 9 riders or more, 8 Rider will make it to the main
  • If there are 8 riders or less, everyone makes it to the main

Cyclocross Meets BMX

  • Riders will do multiple laps around a BMX track backwards starting from the finish line. Whoever comes in first at the end of the race wins. Cyclocross, BMX(All Sizes), MTB, Trial, Fat bike, Single speed, even beach cruisers can all enter this event.

Fastest Gate

  • Who can reach the 30 yard line the fastest? Come out the gate and pedal as fast as you can to the 30 foot line. Time is tracked by stop clock.

High Jump Comp

  • Highest jump wins. If you hit the height pole and it falls you get eliminated.

Last Straight Dash

  • Riders compete in a head to head sprint/pump down the last straight in an eliminator competition. Whoever beats out all opponents wins!
  • The Straight we use may vary between tracks

Bike Relay Race

  • This unique race is a team relay. All you have to do to make a team is to find some other riders at the event(Or Before) who want to be on your team then sign up.
  • Each team must have 1 rider from each age group (6-9, 10-14, 15-34, 35&Over).
  • The team order will be youngest to oldest.
  • Use any bike type you want
  • Riders will line up in their assigned lane
  • When the announcer go The first team members will dash to their gate.(Same gate number as assigned lane)
  • As soon as the first bike’s front wheel touches the Starting gate the cadence for the gate to drop.
  • The gate will stay open until all the rider have gone through. (Once all the riders have gone through the gate will go back up)
  • After the gate drops the first competitors race around the track until they reach the entrance to the starting hill.
  • Rider will then dismount their bikes and run to the starting hill up the open lane next to their designated lane and tap the next team mate who will be waiting.
  • Once the next rider is tapped they bring their bike on to the starting gate
  • As soon as the first bike’s front wheel touches the Starting gate the cadence will start again and the gate will drop. the gate will stay open until all the rider have gone through.
  • If a rider gets lapped their team will be disqualified and will not get any points
  • The 4th and final rider on the team finishes at the finish line
  • The team with the rider that crosses the finish line first wins!
  • Only 4 teams can compete per moto and only 4 teams can make it to the main. (Number of teams per moto subject to change according to track but never less than 4)

COMPETITION LINE UP:

  • We we be running the competitions in groups of their related categories
  • For example, all Bunny Hop competitions will be run at the same time (Cyclocross, Fat Bike, MTB, BMX)
  • The participant order of each line up will start with the youngest riders through till the oldest
  • The first competition group to compete will be the Balance Bikes/Striders.
  • Not every stop on the tour will have all the competitions listed, we may also add different events along the way as well.

Participation Rules:

  • Competitions will start promptly at the scheduled start time, no later than 11am.
  • If there are no participants for a class we will move on to the next class.
  • Please sign up before the competition you want to participate in starts
  • Once a competition starts we will not add anymore participants

 

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