US Cup East / SERC #7



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 2013 US Cup East / South Eastern Regional Championship  Series (SERC) / AMBC #7 / GSC make up race  


Tiger Rag


Date: June 23rd
Issaqueena Forest Trails / Holly Springs area - Clemson, SC * Tiger Rag      
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USA Cycling USAC-WAVIER (this waiver is required of all participants, please sign, print and bring to event).
  • US Cup East / SERC series race (a top fifteen finish will qualify a rider to the USAC MTB Nationals July 18tn-21st in Bear Creek Resorts PA)
  • Ambc race (double points toward USAC individual national rankings)
  • New this year the series will be a best of 7 races, final in Fontana is mandatory and breaks any ties.
  • Note: wave order will be Kids 8:30am Yellow @ 9:30am and White @ 11:30am
  • Make up race for the GSC series  

altKMC chains is offering to pay your entry fee if you qualify, click on for more details... Podium Payback Program

TXTsignal.com has offered $100 per event to go to the fastest lap in a selected expert / pro class (each class will be announced prior to the event via the TXTsignal.com message system).
alt First Place Racing.com (the official online registration service for Gone Riding) will be sponsoring the Pro / Expert overall purse which will be paid out at the Banquet in Fontana.
This 10 mile loop is only part of a larger trial system in the Clemson area, it has great singletrack, fast downhills and ends with a one mile gut wrenching climb, in a word, FUN!  This is a new location and new trails located on the West side of the lake. 
Note: there will be an additional $4 per rider fee charged for this event and will be required before a racer can sign up, this fee is separate from the normal race entry fee and these monies go directly to the ClemsonUniversityExperimentalForestto help fund the building and maintenance of the trail system.  
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From Clemson at the intersection of College Ave./SC Hwy
133 and Hwy 123:
Travel west on Hwy 123 toward Seneca 2.6
miles.  At the traffic light by Food Lion, turn right onto Old Clemson
Travel 1.7 miles and turn right onto Lawrence
Bridge Rd. (Conex Concrete will be on the left).
Follow Lawrence Bridge Rd. 2.7 miles crossing
over the Seneca River.  After the river the entrance to Clemson
Experimental Forest, Issaqueena Lake Area will be on the right as you come up
the hill.  This is Issaqueena Lake Rd.
turning into the entrance continue left on Issaqueena Lake Rd. approximately
0.3 miles and you will arrive at the Issaqueena Lake Boat Ramp Area. Continuing
on another 0.4 miles will lead you to the Holly Springs Area.
Lon: 34 degrees 44' 25" North
Lat: 82 degrees 51' 46" West
Cost: $4 per rider (this fee will be in addition to the race fee)     Lodging:  Camping: KOA Anderson 800 562-5804 / Twin Lakes & Oconee point (877) 444-6777 
Phone: 864 653-7649 
Chamber of Commerce: 800 542-0746 http://www.clemsonchamber.org
Course Description: Located on the property of Clemson University's Experimental Forest, this series of trails are part of a 17,500 acre forest, shared by equestrians, hunters, and hikers.   The race course will consist of an 11 mile loop which will use a combination of technical and fast trails.