2014 SJBC Reimbursement

View details: Committed Racer | Team Victory | Reimbursement Scale | Placement Incentives

Eligibility Requirements for Committed Racers:
1. Commit to race at least 10 race days as SJBC
2. Pay standard club membership fees for 2014
3. Be a SJBC club member and be approved by Race Team Committee
4. Volunteer a minimum of 12 hours at any club event (Winter Series, Spring Classic, Tuesday Night Crits and Memorial Weekend)
5. USAC Licensed as club/team = SJBC
6. Have history of racing 7 or more races in previous years
7. Rider eligible for race reimbursement are required to submit race reports by using the Race Submission Form
8. If a racer does not meet minimum number of races or volunteer the required 12 hours during the year, no reimbursement or placement awards will be issued
9. Elite Race Team Only. Participate in mentorship program focused on developing racers in the Development/Women/Junior programs

Fine Print
Date Range: 1 January 2014 - 30 December 2014
a. Eligible races are USAC Road Races, Criteriums, Time Trials & Track
b. One race each day counts towards race total
(2 crits on same day or 2 stages = 1 race day)
c. Should finish 60% of races (6 of 10)
d. Wear your 2014 San Jose Bicycle Club Uniform Kit (jersey/shorts or skinsuit) in all USAC/NCNCA events and podium shots.
f. Category is category on USAC License - upgrades can be prorated
g. Participate in club events (Winter Series, Tuesday Nights, Vuelta de San Jose)
h. If response is overwhelming, payout amounts may be adjusted


Team Victory Incentive

· Must be a race team member
· Racer must follow all the guidelines laid out in the committed racer eligibility section
· Race must have field size of 25 or more
· Incentive is $20 for each team member if a teammate wins the race
· Applicable to road races and crits only


Reimbursement Scale

Elite Category Per Race Max Number Total
One-Two-Three $25 20 $500
Juniors Elite $15 20 $300
Juniors Development $10 20 $200
Four & Five $0-10 20 $0-200

Note: No race reimbursement will be issued until racer has completed 50% of their required volunteer hours

New rules for Cat 4 and 5's:
· 10 or more race days in a round qualifies for $100 reimbursement
· Completing 12 hours of volunteer time also qualifies for $100 reimbursement
· Maximum reimbursement per year is $200


2014 Placement Incentives

· This is open for all San Jose Bicycle Club Members
· Race types included: USAC sanctioned Road, Criterium, ITT, Track, Cyclocross
· The calendar year maximum is $150 per category and $300 per person

Procedure:
· Wear your 2014 San Jose Bicycle Club Uniform Kit(jersey/shorts or skinsuit) in all USAC/NCNCA events
· List your club as SJBC
· USAC Licensed as club/team = SJBC
· .
· Volunteer at club events: (Mt Hamilton Classic, Memorial Day Criterium, Winter Series, Tuesdays, Vuelta or Spring Classic ) totaling a minimum of 12 hours
· Participate in club events (Winter Series, Spring Classic, Tuesday Nights, Vuelta de San Jose)
· A report needs to be completed by using the Race Submission Form
· Race Report must be submitted within three weeks of posted results on the NCNCA site
· Placement incentives payout schedule for 2014 will be posted.

Road Races, Criteriums, ITT, CX


Place Field > 50 Field > 25 Field > 10
1st $25 $20 $15
2nd-5th $10 $5 $0
6th-10th $5 $0 $0

Note: No race reimbursement will be issued until racer has completed 50% of volunteer hours


Track: Friday Nights & Special Events*


Place Field > 25 Field > 15 Field > 10
1st $25 $15 $10
2nd-5th $15 $10 $5
6th-10th $5 $0 $0

*Special Events (AVC, District, State & National Championships)
Note: No race reimbursement will be issued until racer has completed 50% of volunteer hours

Additional Reimbursement for all race types
· Collect pre-registration entry fees for National or District Championship events

IN NO EVENT SHALL THE COMBINED TOTAL OF RACE REIMBURSEMENTS AND PLACEMENTS EXCEED $800 IN ANY CALENDAR YEAR.

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