USA Cycling Sanctioning

All of our events (except Beech Mountain) are USA Cycling sanctioned. Riders must have a valid USA Cycling license to enter the race. One day licenses are available for riders without a USA Cycling license for $10.

Timing and Scoring

Downhill Southeast has partnered with Zone 4 timing for all of their events. Racers will start at 30 second intervals with a 3 minute break between categories. Riders will start based on their  seeding position (Pro / Cat 1) or series points standing (Cat 2 / 3). Start lists will be posted on the morning of each race. Live timing links will be posted for each event.


Early bird pricing for each race is $90 for Cat 2 / 3  riders and $105 for Pro / Cat 1 riders. This pricing is available to the first 50 entries for each race. The standard pricing is $100 for Cat 2 / 3 riders and $115 for Pro / Cat 1 riders. This pricing includes entry to the race and two days of lift tickets during the event. The price difference is due to the seeding run for Pro / Cat 1 riders.

*$10 late fee will be applied to any entry the week of the race*

No Day Of Registration

Registration for each event closes on Saturday (the day before the race) at 2pm. Packet pickup is available for pre-registered riders from 8am-9am on the day of the race. There is no day of registration. 


Pro and Cat 1 racers have an optional seeding run on Saturday afternoon. The start order for the race will be built off the seeding results. Riders who do not take a seeding run will be added to the beginning of the start order for their category.

Race Courses

Each Downhill Southeast event will have two race courses (Pro / Cat 1 and Cat 2 / 3) Each category will race on their respective course. Single crown riders will use the Cat 2 / 3 course. 

Women's Bring a Buddy System

Any registered female racer can bring a friend to race for free. Anyone participating in the "Bring a Buddy System" must check in on-site Saturday from 9am-2pm to be entered into the race.


The top three finishers in each category will be recognized on the podium following each race. All podium finishers will receive a medal / trophy as well as prizes / pro purse.


Downhill Southeast recognizes the following race categories:

Pro Men

Pro Women / Cat 1 Women

Cat 1 Junior Men 0-18

Cat 1 Men 19-39

Cat 1 Men 40+

Cat 2 / 3 Women

Cat 2 / 3 Junior Men 0-14

Cat 2 / 3 Junior Men 15-18

Cat 2 / 3 Men 19-39

Cat 2 /3 Men 40+

Single Crown Open (Enduro / Trail Bike)

*Cat 3 = Novice*

Overall Series Points

Downhill Southeast will update series points on the Monday following each race. The best 4 out of 5 results will count towards the overall series championship for each category. Top 3 in each category will be recognized for the overall championship. Must be present at finals to win.

Series Points Breakdown

Downhill Southeast will award points as follows for each race:

26 = 1st

23 = 2nd

21 = 3rd

19 = 4th

18 = 5th

17 = 6th

16 = 7th

15 = 8th

14 = 9th

13 = 10th

12 = 11th

11 = 12th

10 = 13th

9 = 14th

8 = 15th 

7 = 16th

6 = 17th

5 = 18th

4 = 19th

3 = 20th

2 = 21st 

1 = All finishers after 21st