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Stage race

Cactus Cup Stage Race:
$7k purse prize for Pros!

The Cactus Cup is Arizona’s Original Mountain Bike Stage race, its history dates back to 1991.  This is 3 days of racing to crack open the season featuring Time Trial (age groupers) / Short Track (Pros), 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 SPECIALIZED CACTUS CUP STAGE RACE:

  • FRIDAY – Time Trial / Short Track for Pro Field
  • SATURDAY – The XC 40 MILE
  • SUNDAY – Enduro
  • COST – $200 
  • AWARDS – 3 deep per category per day w/ Daily Leader recognition
  • CATEGORIES
    • MEN: Pro Open, 13-15, 16-18, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+, Singlespeed
    • WOMEN: Pro Open, 13-15, 16-18, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+, Singlespeed

No onsite registration

MINI CUP STAGE RACE:

  • FRIDAY Time Trial
  • SATURDAY The XC 25 mile
  • SUNDAY Enduro
  • COST – $200 
  • AWARDS – 3 deep per category per day w/ Daily Leader recognition
  • CATEGORIES
    • MEN: 9 – 12, 13-15, 16-18, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+, Singlespeed
    • WOMEN: 9 – 12, 13-15, 16-18, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+, Singlespeed

No onsite registration

ADDITIONAL WEEKEND EVENTS:

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

RACES:

RIDING:

FUN

  • Industry Expo – 3 days
  • Kids MTB Bike Camp – brought to you by Wild Bunch Desert Guides
  • KIDS ZONE & Family Hangout hosted by Bike Masters – Sat & Sun
  • Food Trucks & Live Music

SPECIALIZED CACTUS CUP PRIZE PURSE: $7,000

$7,000 Prize Purse with 5 deep payout awarded to the Cactus Cup Pro Male and Female field. You do NOT need to be a card carrying professional for this race (but must be 18 and up as of race day). If you think you have what it takes,  and want a shot at the cash, register as a Pro!

Cactus Cup Pro Men Overall Top 5: $1,200, $900, $600, $450, $250
Cactus Cup Pro Women Overall Top 5: $1,200, $900, $600, $450, $250
Pro Preme for Fastest Short Track Lap: Men Top 1: $100, Women Top 1: $100

DAILY LEADER PRESENTATION – Presented by PEDAL INDUSTRIES

Pedal Industries – will be providing custom LEADER Socks for all daily leaders in each category of the stage race (full and mini). Wear your socks proudly going into the next day of racing!

Awards Ceremonies will take place at the end of each day of racing.  Fastest riders in the stage race (3 days) are eligible for LEADER designation.

After day 3 winners in each division of the stage race will receive a Specialized Cactus Cup CHAMP Jersey.