$5000 in Prize Money!

Plus Primes!

Race Flyer

Hosted by Marriott Courtyard


The Course: Course is located in downtown Fort Smith on historic Garrison Avenue. It is a 6 turn .81 mile “L” shape course, wide and fast with a slight uphill finishing straight. Start/Finish will be located near 8th & Garrison.

Registration: Online registration is available through https://www.bikereg.com/hell-on-the-border-criterium Online registration before August 28th is $35. Late registration beginning August 28th is $40. There are no Bike Reg fees. Online registration ends September 9th. Same day registration will be $45 and will be open 1 hour prior to first race. Registration for a second race is $20. Entry fee includes USAC insurance surcharge. Registration tent will be on the south side of Garrison between 8th & 9th street.

Race Guidelines: The Arkansas State Criterium is a USAC sanctioned race, and all USAC rules are in effect. Event will be held rain or shine. Promoter reserves the right to adjust start times, combine races and/or adjust prize money based on entries. Wheel pit will be wheels in / wheels out.

Please Note: To be eligible for Arkansas State Championship Awards, you must hold or purchase an annual USAC road license and be a resident of the State of Arkansas. Racers must compete in their respective age category and/or gender category to be eligible for state awards. For example a 47 year old cannot race in the 40-44 age group or a female CAT3 cannot race in the Men Cat4 race.

Contact & Licensing:

Joe Engel - joe.e.engel@gmail.com or hell.on.the.border@gmail.com

USA Cycling license is required. Non-licensed riders will be required to purchase a one-day license and will be permitted to enter Men’s CAT5 or Women’s CAT5. One day licenses for 2017 are $10. If you were previously a higher category, you can purchase an “Experienced one-day” for $25 or purchase an annual license and race with the appropriate category.

Directions: From I-40, take I540 South towards Fort Smith. Take exit 8A for Rogers Ave westbound. Go west on Rogers 3.7 miles to race parking.

Parking: Event Parking will be located in parking lot in 800 block of Rogers Ave. Additional parking is available in Parking Garage at 715 Rogers.