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Hill Country Downhill • Spring Series #1

April 27 @ 8:00 am 4:00 pm

Hill Country Downhill (HCDH) is back to bring another shot at glory to all the downhill mountain bike racers out there. This series features proper lift-served DH racing, with one lap on one track with fresh lines every stop to keep things honest as you prove your speed. The HCDH Spring Series will be composed of three stops with $1500 in cash prizes being awarded to the overall series winners in pro categories.

The first stop is going down on April 27, 2024.

The Track

Details to come but rest assured there will be fresh lines sought out at this stop.

Race Categories

All categories will race on Saturday with practice for all on Friday. Seeding for pro categories at 3p on Friday.

Racing Categories
Pro Men (all ages), Pro Women (all ages), Cat 1 Men (13-15), Cat 1 Men (16-39), Cat 1 Men (40+), Cat 1 Women (all ages), Cat 2 Men (13-15), Cat 2 Men (16-39), Cat 2 Men (40+), Cat 2 Women (all ages), E-Bike Open (all ages), Power Kids (12 & younger)

Schedule

Friday

  • Practice – 8a-3p
  • Seeding – 3p (pro categories only)

Saturday

  • Track walk – 8a-8:15a
  • Practice – 8:15a – 11a
  • Riders meeting – 9:30a (at retail)
  • Race – 11a
  • Awards – 3p (behind retail)

Race Start Order

Power Kids (12 & younger), Cat 2 Women (all ages), Cat 2 Men (13-15), Cat 2 Men (40+), Cat 2 Men (16-39), E-Bike Open (all ages), Cat 1 Women (all ages), Cat 1 Men (13-15), Cat 1 Men (40+), Cat 1 Men (16-39), Pro Women (all ages), Pro Men (all ages)

Pricing

Non-passholders will need to purchase an additional racer lift ticket to ride on Friday for $20.

Single Stop
Pro (Season Passholder) – $95
Pro (Non-Passholder) – $125
Cat 1 & 2 (Season Passholder) – $60
Cat 1 & 2 (Non-Passholder) – $100
Power Kids (12 & younger) – FREE

Friday Lift Tickets
$20 at ticket window for all non-passholder registered racers

Timing

We will be using a highly accurate chip-based timing system. Make sure to pick up your chip the day of the race and please make sure to drop off your chip with our staff when your lap is over.

Series Format

HCDH Spring Series has three stops. Each stop will have its own podium ceremony with awards and prizes. However, to truly prove that you are the fastest racer in Texas Hill Country you must be consistent and win the overall series title by collecting the most points between the three races.

Stop #1: April 27th, 2024
Stop #2: May 18th, 2024
Stop #3: June 22nd, 2024

Pro Cash Prize

The overall series winners in the pro categories (all ages women and men) will be competing for a cash prize totaling $1,500.

Spectating

Texas is the ultimate birthplace of Tailgating, where the fans manage to make the cheering just as fun as the sport itself. Downhill Mountain Biking is no exception! Even if you’re not riding, we encourage everyone to come out to spectate and cheer on your favorite racers!

Series Sponsors

Thank you to our series sponsors for helping us put on this race series!

Sponsors coming soon!

Past Race Media

Thank you to everyone coming out and having a good time with your Spider Mountain Family, We love our community and we look forward to the next Spider Fest! Enjoy some of our favorite photos from one of our favorite local photographers, Keith Smathers. Head over to his gallery to view more photos or to purchase ones for yourself!

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