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VIOLET CROWN WOMEN'S RACE TEAM IS HAVING AN OPEN RECRUITMENT ON OCTOBER 13TH!


TEAM MISSION

The Women’s Program mission is to grow a community-oriented group of women cyclists to encourage teamwork and to invest in women who wants to learn the art of competitive bike racing.  Additionally, the value of this program is to provide mentorship and information to female cyclists to better improve their knowledge, fitness, and racing abilities.  The end goal for the program is to help riders learn the necessary skills and confidence to compete at local, state, and regional races and enjoy team comradery, promote Violet Crown, and attract more women to the sport of cycling.

TEAM GOALS

       Recruit female cyclists who are at the Cat 4 and Cat 5 level

       Establish a core team of 12 to 14 racers

       Create a manageable training and race schedule where the team can learn and thrive

       Sponsor team clinics, training sessions, and rides to foster cohesive teamwork

       Participate in local and regional races as a team

       Be ambassador for the Violet Crown on and off the bike

REQUIREMENT FOR JOINING THE TEAM

       MUST be a paying member of the VC Club for the 2018 year

       MUST own an up-to-date USAC license w/ Violet Crown Sport Association as your race team for 2018

       Cat 4 and Cat 5 rider/racers with some group rides and/or race experience

       Be a regular rider on open roads and at VC club rides

       Be confident at basic riding skills

       Participate in team clinics and training activities

       Commitment to racing at least 10 team organized races wearing a current VC race team jersey

       Be a part of the team and race for VC exclusively for at least one full calendar year

       Be responsible for the encouragements and support of the team on and off the bike

       Be involve with VC volunteer/ community outreach events

WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU

       A safe environment to learn and grow in the sport of competitive racing

       Racing clinics and info sessions on bike handling, cornering, sprints, and climbs

       Winter training camp

       Group coach training

       Weekly team rides

       Access to experience racers and mentors’ knowledge

       Discounted race kits

       Race reimbursements (may vary depending on what races the team has decide to do together)

       Discounts and perks through VC membership

       Comradery and a team to attend races with

READY TO RACE?

Come join us for an info session and sign up: October 13th, 2017

Time: 6:00pm

Place: Mellow Johnny’s Bike Shop

Contact: Natalie Caballero (nataliencaballero@gmail.com) and Yen Nguyen (ynguyen97@gmail.com)


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The Violet Crown Sports Association
P. O. Box 6815 

Austin, TX 78762


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