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EVENT INFO

THE SPECIALIZED CACTUS CUP

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The Cactus Cup is Arizona’s Original Mountain Bike Stage race, it’s history dates back to 1991.  This is 3 days of racing to crack open the season featuring Time Trial, XC and Enduro events.  To chase the Cactus Cup and capture the overall title, all 3 days of the stage race must be completed.  Registration is available for single events as well. So join us for 1, 2 or 3 days!

THE MAIN EVENT

THE CACTUS CUP STAGE RACE: $5k purse prize for Elites!

THE MINI CUP STAGE RACE:

No onsite registration

ADDITIONAL WEEKEND EVENTS:

Join us for 1, 2 or 3 days or racing. We have something for the whole family!

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REGISTRATION REFUND POLICY:

We know life can get in the way sometimes, and inevitably sometimes you can’t make it…but we plan on you being there. Rather than cut you no slack, we offer more than most:

PRIZE PURSE:

$5,000 Prize Purse with 5 deep payout awarded to the Cactus Cup Pro Open Male and Pro Open Female field. You do NOT need to be a card carrying professional for this race. If you think you have what it takes,  and want a shot at the cash, register as a Pro!

Purse Breakdown

Cactus Cup Pro Men Overall Top 5: $1,200, $600, $300, $200, $100
Cactus Cup Pro Women Overall Top 5: $1,200, $600, $300, $200, $100
Pro Preme for Short Track: Men Top 1: $100, Women Top 1: $100

CAMPING AND PARKING:

RESERVED CAMPING

COMPETITIVE LOT (Main Venue Area)
The Comp. Lot is open for reserved camping. Pass holders will receive a reserved 40×40 spot, 2 nights camping and in/out privileges all weekend long.  The  pre-purchase alleviates the stress of the land grab with your Pit Passes mailed to you and your spot reserved with your name.  Move in begins on Friday morning 3/11 at 8AM.

Information and availability below:

FOUR PEAKS LOT
The Four Peaks Lot is across the street from the main venue with plenty of dry camping and daily parking. Four Peaks Parking Lot is the first right after guard gate.

RV CAMPING WITH HOOKUPS

If you are interested in the Park’s official campground that provides RV Hookups, showers and bathrooms. You will need to reserve directly with the park.  This campground is tucked in the park about 2 miles away from the event venue but is a great place to spend the weekend!

GENERAL PARKING:

Fees:  $7 per day to enter the McDowell Mountain Park if you are not camping onsite and just coming in each day – cash is preferred by the park, and helps keep things moving.

LOCATION:

McDowell Mountain Regional Park
16300 McDowell Mountain Park Dr.
Fountain Hills, Az 85628

DIRECTIONS:

Click here for directions to the McDowell Mountain Regional Park.