GoPro Dual Slalom

GoPro Dual Slalom

HEAD-TO-HEAD RACING

The GoPro Mountain Games Dual Slalom event, in collaboration with Strait Acres, will feature head-to-head racing as two riders throw down at the Minturn Bike Park. A differential is taken from one rider to the next, then racers switch sides and battle it out again, until the top three are standing on the podium. Be prepared for tight berms, big rollers, and exciting jumps!

TUESDAY, JUNE 7
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 8

Time: see details below

IMPORTANT: Registration for this event closes, Monday, June 6 at  6:00 PM


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Times

Times

TUESDAY, June 7

10:00 AM – 4:00 PM – Racer check-in
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Pro Practice
12:00 PM – 12:30 PM – Course Maintenance
12:30 PM – 3:30 PM – Amateur Practice
3:30 PM – 4:00 PM – Course Maintenance
4;00 PM – 4: 30 PM – Pro Practice
4:45 PM – 7:00 PM – Pro Qualifying (Advance into the round of 32)

wednesday, June 8

9:30 AM – 2:30 PMRacer check-in
9:30 AM – 11:30 AM – Amateur Practice
11:30 AM – 12:00 PM – Course Maintenance
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM – 
Amateur Qualifying
1:30 PM – 3:30 PM –  Amateur Finals 
3:30PM – 4:00 PM – Course Maintenance
4:00 PM – 4:30 PM – Pro Practice 
4:30 PM – 6:15 PM – Pro Finals 
6:30 PM – Awards 
7:00 PM – Concert at Little Beach Park Stage, Minturn 

*Times subject to change

Rules

Categories:
  • Pro/Open Men  
  • Pro/Open Women

  • Amateur Expert Men 18 and under  
  • Amateur Expert Men 19-29 
  • Amateur Expert 1 Men 30-49

  • Amateur Sport Men 19-29
  • Amateur Sport Men 30-49

  • Amateur Beginner Men 19-29
  • Amateur Beginner Men 30-49

  • Amateur Open Men 14 and under
  • Amateur Open Men 15-18 
  • Amateur Open Men 50+ 

  • Amateur Open Women 14 and under
  • Amateur Open Women 15-18  
  • Amateur Open Women 19+  

  • Amateur Beginner Women 18 and under
  • Amateur Beginner Women 19+ 

*Athlete’s age based on their age at the end of the calendar year on Dec 31, 2022 

Format & SEEDING:
  • Race officials reserve the right to combine categories based on registrations 
  • Qualifying round 
    • Each racer gets one timed run down each side of the slalom track. Their time is then combined. The fastest time of the two qualifying runs will be the first(fastest) place qualifier.  
    • The number of riders that will move on to the finals will be based on total number of athletes registered in each category. 
  • Finals
    • The fastest qualifier will be seeded against the slowest, the next fastest with the next slowest, etc.  
RULES:
  • Equipment
    • Front and rear brakes
    • Properly fitting bike helmet
  • Protective gear is recommended for all riders
  • 20″ BMX bikes will not be allowed
  • Starts: The rider’s bicycle must be stationary and contacting the gate at the moment of the start. Failure to comply will be considered a false start. 
  • Runs: Alternating left and right, racers must ride around (not over) each gate, with both tire tracks passing on the outside of the gate. Failure to clear a gate shall be determined by gate judges located along the course, whose decision is final. 
  • Qualifying Rounds
    • Everyone will have at least one run for qualifying.  
      • A rider who has a DNS, DNF, or DSQ for infractions (See Penalties below) in the qualifying round will be eliminated from the competition.  
      • The fastest qualifier will be seeded against the slowest, the next fastest with the next slowest 
        • In the event of a tie on total qualifying times, ties shall be broken at random for the higher seeded position. [coin flip, drawing lots] 
  • Dual Slalom: If the following infractions occur in the qualifying round, a  1.5 second penalty will occur.
    • Missing a gate DSQ
    • False start DSQ
    • Changing lanes DSQ 
    • Interfering with the other rider DSQ
    • Not passing both wheels around a gate 
    • Missing a gate or not returning to course per the regulations DSQ
    • Not finishing in possession of the bike DSQ
    • Missing start time and delaying the program DSQ 
location:

Minturn Bike Park

Price & Prizes

PRICE

REGISTRATION PRICING // February 25 – April 15, 2022
$55 – Pro/Open
$45 – Amateur

EARLY BIRD PRICING //  April 16 – May 31, 2022
$65 – Pro/Open
$50 – Amateur

EVENT PRICING //  June 1 – June 6, 2022
$75 – Pro/Open
$55 – Amateur


PAYOUT

total purse: $12,000

PRO/OPEN
MEN
1st – $3,000
2nd – $2,000
3rd – $1,000

WOMEN
1st – $3,000
2nd – $2,000
3rd – $1,000


PRIZES

Prizes to be determined.

Price & Prizes