Athlete Information

CRITERIUM COURSE MAP

7x Left, 3x Right

HILL CLIMB COURSE MAP

Course is approximately 230m in length

HOTEL

Radisson Hotel

700 Lackawanna Ave, Scranton, PA 18503

+15703428300

Additional Travel and Lodging info is available here

HOST HOUSING

PARKING

TEAM AREA

Team Parking is available at Turn 10. This is located on Lackawanna Ave between Washington and Wyoming. Access is on Washington Street only. $20 Spots get you a space for a 10×10 tent (you provide) and parking for one team vehicle. Additional team vehicles are $10.

Parking Structures

There are multiple parking structures around downtown Scranton. They charge $5/day to park. Locations can be found on the Travel and Lodging page on our website.

Adaptive Parking

The Team Area above. Adaptive Athletes get complimentary parking at 430 Lackawanna Ave. Entry through N. Washington Ave only.

Street Parking

Downtown Scranton has many options for street parking. Observe parking enforcement regulations wherever you find a spot.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

2022 Criterium Schedule

EventStart TimeDur.PA State ChampPrizes
Registration Opens9:00am
Open Course10:00am10 min
Handcycle Race10:20am25 minHandcyclePrizes 1-3
Category 4/Novice (Men)11:00am35 minCategory 4Prizes 1-3
Category 4/Novice (Women)12:00pm35 minCategory 4Prizes 1-3
Category 3/4 Men1:00pm45 minCategory 3Prizes 1-3
Category 3/4 Women2:00pm40minCategory 3Prizes 1-3
Open Course2:45pm15 min
Kid's Race3:10pm15 minPrizes (ALL)
Big Wheel Competition3:25pm30 minPrizes (ALL)
Pro 1/2/3 Women4:15pm60 minCategory 1, 2$10,000 1-18
Pro 1/2 Men5:50pm75 minCategory 1, 2$10,000 1-18
Event podiums take place on course immediately following each event. During the Kid's Race and Big Wheel Event, the lower portion of the course will be open for inspection. Event times are subject to change.

2022 Hill Climb Schedule

EventStart TimePrizes
Registration Opens8:30am
Open Course9:00am
1-Mile Dash10:00amPrizes 1-3
Run Podium10:30amMen, Women, Juniors
Call to Staging for Cycling10:45am
Fixed Gear Ride 110:55am$600 1-3
Open Women Ride 1To Follow$1600 1-7
Open Men Ride 1 (heats)To Follow$1600 1-7
No Spandex RaceTo FollowPrizes 1-3
No Spandex PodiumTo Follow
U5-in-Tow RaceTo FollowPrizes (ALL)
U5-in-Tow PodiumTo Follow
Fixed Gear Ride 2To Follow
Open Women Ride 2To Follow
Open Men Ride 2 (heats)To Follow
Wheelbarrow RaceTo FollowPrizes (ALL)
Wheelbarrow Race PodiumTo Follow
Fixed Gear Ride 3To Follow
Women Ride 3To Follow
Men Minor Final (13-24)To Follow
Men Major Final (1-12)To Follow
Cycling PodiumsTo Follow
Event podiums take place on course immediately following each event. Event times are subject to change based on participation.

Group Ride

11:15am – 1pm-ish. Open to everyone! Ride along the Lackawanna Heritage River Trail at a chill pace. Whether you’re using it after your Adaptive Ride or using it to warm up for your race, it’s a great way to see what Scranton has to offer.

This ride is led by Veloce Scranton and the NEPA Velo pb Discover NEPA team. The route is posted on Strava

NUMBER PICK-UP

Criterium

Number Pick-up is in the parking lot behind the start-finish area. There is no Early Number Pick-up.

Hill Climb Challenge

Number Pick-up is at the top of Olive Street next to the finish line. There is no early number pick-up.

STARTING GRID

PRIZE LIST

Payout for the criterium is at the Scranton Tomorrow offices at 307 Linden Street (between Turn 1 and 2 on the outside of the course).

Payout for the Hill Climb is at the merchandise tent located at the top of Olive Street. Anyone who earns over $600 will need to have the first page of a W-9 filled out.

Criterium Pro Prize List

PlacePrize
1$3000
2$1750
3$1000
4$850
5$600
6$400
7$350
8$300
9$275
10$250
11$200
12$175
13$175
14$150
15$150
16$125
17$125
18$125

Fixed Gear Prize List

PlacePrize
1$300
2$200
3$100

Open Men & Women Prize List

PlacePrize
1$500
2$400
3$225
4$175
5$125
6$100
7$75

PA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP ELIGIBILITY

All riders are allowed to race events, regardless of state or country residence.

To be eligible for a state championship award, riders must hold an annual USAC license and reside in Pennsylvania. To purchase a USAC license, visit usacycling.org

Championships are available for Men and Women, categorized 1 through 4.

Kids and Novice racers are not awarded a state championship designation.

PODIUM

Podiums take place immediately following each event.

We award the top 3. In the Criterium, the top-placing PA resident who holds an annual Race Membership with USA Cycling is also recognized.

Podiums are at the Start/Finish line IMMEDIATELY following your event. If you think you might be on the podium, report to the start/finish line. We will clarify these top positions as quickly as possible.

Failure to show for your podium will result in forfeiture of your prize money.