This year, the Jerry Baker Velodrome is doing something entirely new! Our season starts off with a special Friday/Saturday Kick-Off Event! May 27th & 28th, all Cat 1-4 Men and Cat 1-4 Women are invited to participate in a multiple-day race, complete with omnium competition and corresponding prize purses. Read more details here, or just get started reading the race flyer!Race Flyer
Please be advised, all racing is subject to cancellation due to rain. Click here for more info.
The Kick-Off is for all current racers of the track! Cat 1/2 Men, Cat 3 Men, Cat 4 Men, Cat 1/2/3 Women, Cat 4 Women, all race Friday and Saturday. Cat 1/2/3 Women and Cat 4 Women will ride separate if they each have 10 riders. Cat 5 Men are invited to participate in the Saturday Morning events as well. Sprints are open to all!
June 2nd and 3rd. Friday racing starts at 7:00 PM, Saturday Morning Session at 10:00 AM, Evening Session at 6:00 PM. The full race schedule can be found in our race flyer. Registration generally closes roughly a half-hour before race sessions begin so please arrive early.
$50 for MVA members for all 3 sessions, $25 for one, $70 for non-members. Junior entry is $20 for all 3 sessions. Annual JBMV Memberships are sold at the Velodrome for $75. RENTAL track bikes are available for $10/night (free for juniors, women and new riders). The Prize purse is detailed below.
Prizes are awarded to top three finishes in each category based on Omnium placing! Omnium points are determined based on the following criteria:
Per race, 1st is 15 points, 2nd 12 points, 3rd 10 points, 4th 8 points, 5th 6 points, 6th 5 points, 7th 4 points, 8th 3 points, 9th 2 points and 10th 1 point.
Sprints categories are Open Men and Open Women.
The prize purse is below:
|Cat 1/2 Men||Cat 1/2/3 Women||Cat 3 Men||Cat 4 Men||Cat 4 Women||Men Sprints||Women Sprints|
What to Bring
This is a regular race series, so bring your gear! You'll need a USA Cycling or UCI License, a fixed gear track bike(Cat 4 Men/Women are restricted to a 22’3” roll out (48x15)) with no brakes and an approved helmet. Be prepared for varying weather conditions with extra warm clothes, since it's early in the season. As mentioned above, RAIN cancels racing! Check Twitter feeds for the latest updates (@jbvelodrome) as well as the traffic cam, found linked in the sidebar.
Entry fee is $50 for MVA Members for all 3 sessions, $25 for one, and $70 for non-members. Junior entry is just $20 for all 3 sessions.
Memberships are available for $75 - here's the breakdown of the fees for the year.
Rental bikes are available at a fee of $10/session. Rental bike users must sign a waiver form and keep on file with the Velodrome. Bikes available on a first come, first serve basis.
Race Flyer (Read it!!)
Download the Race Flyer - this document contains all of the above information in a nifty, well organized two-page .pdf!