Series Rules

The Western Montana Trail Series offers fifteen age group and experience categories to make sure that you’re racing against the right crowd. You must race the same category for every race to be considered for the series overall, so be sure to look carefully and don’t be afraid to ask if you’ve got any questions.

Series Events

Series points are available at five events:

May 21, 2016 – Snowbowl Hot Laps

June 11, 2016 – Lolo 12 Hour

June 18, 2016 – Missoula XC

July 2, 2016 – Philipsburg 46

July 16, 2016 – Seeley 55

  • 5 race series is scored by best four races. Each rider gets one drop.

Series points for juniors (age 10-18) are available at three events:

May 21, 2016 – Snowbowl Hot Laps

June 18, 2016 – Missoula XC

July 16, 2016 – Seeley 35 (Seeley 22 for riders 10-14)

 

  • Juniors are allowed to race longer events, but not required for series points.
  • Junior series is scored by all tree races

 

Points Breakdown

1st Place 30 Points 12th Place 9 Points
2nd Place 27 Points 13th Place 8 Points
3rd Place 24 Points 14th Place 7 Points
4th Place 21 Points 15th Place 6 Points
5th Place 19 Points 16th Place 5 Points
6th Place 17 Points 17th Place 4 Points
7th Place 15 Points 18th Place 3 Points
8th Place 13 Points 19th Place 2 Points
9th Place 12 Points 20th Place 1 Point
10th Place 11 Points Finish 1 Point
11th Place 10 Points DNF 0 Points

Upgrades

Riders who upgrade in the middle of the season will bring 25% of their points to their new category.