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December 10, 2022

Length: 24 Hours or 8 Hours

ARGEORGIA will become a major part of the A1 movement here in the USA, by providing a National Series with the World Cup being at the end of the year. The National Series will start in 2023 with select qualifying races starting in January with a complete list by October 2022. This year the USA World Cup will be open to any team that would like to participate. The 24-hour event will be the AR World Cup USA, and the 8-hour race will be the AR Sprint World Cup USA. The A1 World Cup will showcase the best adventure racing teams in the US battling out for cash, prizes, and the coveted World Cup Champions Yellow Jersey. This year's World Cup USA will be held at the beautiful Oak Mountain State Park in Alabama. Voted the best single track in Alabama, with some surprising elevation gain and tricky navigation features.

2022 Race Pricing

8-Hour Sprint World Cup
$160 Per Racer
 
 24-Hour World Cup
$320 Per Racer

Important Registration Dates

Registration Opens: 5/9/22

 
Schedule

8-Hour Race

Check-In

8:00am, Saturday

Start

10:00am, Saturday

(South Trailhead)

Finish

6:00pm, Saturday

 

Dinner/Awards

6:00pm, Saturday

24-Hour Race

Check-In

7:30am, Saturday


Start

10:00am, Saturday

(South Trailhead)

Finish

10:00am, Sunday

 

Breakfast/Awards

10:00am, Sunday

Location

Oak Mountain State Park

200 Terrace Dr, Pelham, AL 35124

(Directions)

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Details

 

24-Hour World Cup

The 2022 World Cup USA will be open to any teams of 3 or 2 (Coed and Open) The premier division will be 3 Person Coed and the winners will receive $3,000 cash, the World Cup Champions Jersey, and the next year's World Cup entry for free. Awards for the top 5 teams in each category which are listed below.

8-Hour Sprint World Cup

So many racers feel that they are just not ready to take the leap into a 24 Hour race, however are wanting to prove themselves during a sprint race. The 2022 Sprint World Cup USA will be just that event and is open to any teams of 3 or 2 (Coed and Open) The overall winners in any division will receive the Sprint World Cup Champions Jersey and the next year's World Cup entry for free. Awards for the top 5 teams in each category which are listed below.

 
Gear

Mandatory Gear List required for review and to be carried during all races.

24-Hour Race

For the 24-hour race, we will be transporting your paddle gear, bikes, and (one per any size team) 27-gallon bin. Team labels for bins and bags will be supplied by us. 

We supply canoes, paddles, and PFDs for both the whitewater and canoeing sections. 

Teams will be allowed to bring their own paddle gear; however, they must be in a paddle bag.

 

8-Hour Race

We supply all canoes, paddles, and PFDs. Teams will be allowed to bring their own paddle gear; however, they must be in a paddle bag.

Waivers

In order to speed up the check-in process on race day, please download and fill in the ARGeorgia Liability Waiver for each team member, and bring to the race with you to check-in.

Rules

Rules List is required for review and a copy is to be carried during all races.

Cancellation

As the race company, we reserve the right to alter, postpone, or cancel any race for safety concerns for the racers, staff or volunteers. Adventure races are unlikely to ever cancel due to weather; however, sometimes extreme weather could cause the state parks, city parks or national forest service to shut down the event without any available refunds to racers. In the event the race is canceled more than 30 days out from the race date, refunds or credits will be provided (less 15% for processing).

 

 

Withdraw
If your team needs to withdraw, you will receive a full refund (less 15% for processing) 90 days before the event. 50% refunds 60 days before the race date and 0% refunds 30 days out to the day before the race date. Any deferment to another race is the value (less 15% for processing) and are non-refundable. Only 1 deferment to another event, and racers must defer before 30 days from the original event.

Awards

1st through 5th place in the following divisions:

• Coed 3-Person (Premier Division)

​• Coed 2-Person

• Open Male 3-Person

​• Open Female 3-Person

• Open Male 2-Person

​• Open Female 2-Person

• Masters Coed 2- or 3-Person (All team members must be over 45)
• Masters Open 2- or 3-Person (All team members must be over 45)
• Youngest  2- or 3-Person (Any team with someone under the age of 16)

 
REGISTERED TEAMS