The 2021 Championship event will be held in Bentonville, Arkansas, during the Bike Festival.
From the Press Release: “There will be a huge range of pro-rider talent present to encourage, teach and race (generous prizes up for grabs). Riders include Freeride pioneer Hans Rey, professional two-wheeler – Barry Nobles, multiple world trials champion Vincent Hermance, Perrine Devahive who’s a World Cup top 3 trials rider, Joacim Nyman who’s a top 8 World Cup trials rider and is going to pulverise the ‘Highest Forward Jump on a Bicycle’ Guinness World Record plus, pioneering freerider Richie Schley will be creating top-quality video reports during the event.”
Go to https://www.bentonvillebikefest.com/schedule/ for the full schedule.
- Friday, June 18th, at 2:30pm and 4:30pm: Trials Show
- Saturday, June 19th, at 11:00am and 2:30pm: Trials Show
- Sunday, June 20th
- 10:00am: “Pedal to the Medal” Trials Competition
- 4:30pm: Trials Show and Guinness World Record Attempt
- 5:30pm: Awards for “Pedal to the Medal” Trials Competition
- Mountain Bike: Free if registered in another mountain bike event, otherwise $20
- Youth (13 & Under): $20
- Beginner: $20
- Sport: $30
- Expert: $30
- Masters (35+): $30
- Elite: $30
The Elite class will follow the new UCI rules (Section 16) using penalty points (dabs) and points for passing through gates. Other classes will use traditional NATS rules.