All preliminary results from our chip timing system will be available soon after your race with an opportunity for correction. They will be posted online on Monday with an additional 'protest period' which can be made by contacting us with any corrections. The combination of registration and digital timing is rarely perfect, so don't be shy! We want to get them 100% right. It's our job!
After any corrections, all official Series Results & Overall Points are available in our live database. Previous years' results are stored in the same place for 2013, 2012, 2011, and 2010, on the WSBA website for 2009 and 2008. Prior to that (2006 to 2007), we were called the Cyclocrazed Series and I have the results on an old hard drive somewhere!
The overall formula for 2014 continues as for the past 4 years with an adjustment for expanding field sizes. With 5 events in the series, you have plenty of opportunities to enter the fray. You must attend & finish TWO races at a minimum to be scored in the overall. Your worst result (which may be a no-show, so zero points) will be dropped.
Points will be awarded 25 deep per race according to the following scheme:
65, 50, 40, 35, 30, 26, 23, 20, 18, 16, 15, 14, 13, 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1.
Chip timing is provided by Cascade Cross with a system from Orbiter. Your chip will be affixed to the back of your bib number. The large Tyvek bib number goes on your back left hip on your jersey, like this:
Check for readability - pose bending over like on a bike and ask a friend if your number is readable. If not, you may not get an accurate result. You may keep your bib number from race to race. The new chips are issued at your first race with a $5 deposit at Registration. We ask that you return them after your last race of the season.
PLEASE: DO NOT RIDE THROUGH THE FINISH LINE WHEN WARMING UP. DO NOT GO NEAR THE TIMING ARCH WHEN WEARING A CHIP.
Upgrades: you are encouraged and in some instances even required to upgrade to a higher category. You are also allowed (although discouraged) to downgrade if you feel a category is too fast for you. Points can be transferred BY REQUEST ONLY and will be sliced in half for the next category up, transferred straight over for a category down.
Our results are also occasionally sucked into the huge vortex of results at CrossResults.com. This killer app allows you to rate our events with Skulls and Beers, compare your results among multiple promoters and regions, and track down your nearest rivals! After some nagging of a very dedicated East-coast-based programmer, the Washington scene is finally showing up in the Pacific Northwest region. Do take advantage.