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View the 2017 CPTs 2017-MN-CPT-2017V5

  • (The CPT link was updated 5/23/2017 11:48AM CST to include a missing upgrade rule!)
  • (The CPT link was updated 5/24/2017 6:40AM CST to resolve a rules sequencing issue!)
  • (The CPT Link was updated 5/26/2017 at 3:06PM CST -  Thanks for your contributions and patience!)

New 2017 Categories for 2016 riders were determined per the  Ability Based Racing Rules.

The CPTs were determined as follows:

  • The Transition Rules were applied
  • Normal Season Upgrades were applied.

The explanation follows.

I. Transition Rules were applied to 2016 Riders

Rule Description
1 Any Varsity (2016) will remain in varsity in 2017.
2 All 2017 7th, 8th and Freshman grade riders will be placed by grade per the new rules.   Riders racing in a category above grade, will be treated with the category they last rode with.  
3 The 2016 Sophomore category, and the bottom half of all 2016 JV will be placed in JV2.
4 The top half of all JV (2016) will be placed in JV3.

II. The following Automatic Upgrade Rules were applied to the 2017 Category (& Eliminated 2 lap increases in race distances for riders when they are “upgraded”)

Category Membership Description Transition and Post Season Upgrade Notes
7th Grade 7th grade student-athletes only Not Applicable
8th Grade 8th grade student-athletes only Applied Rule 2 above
Freshman - 9th grade student-athletes or
- Middle school athletes who petition into the category
Applied Rule 2 above
JV 2 Sophomore, Junior and Senior student athletes Applied Rule 3 above
JV 3   Applied Rule 4 Above
Freshman student-athletes who:
- A.    Placed in the top 10% in any two races, or
- B.    Placed in the top 15% of the overall season standings, or
- C.    Petition into the category.
Upgraded to JV3 any Previous Year Freshman Category rider who
·  Placed in the top 10% in any two 2016 races
·  Placed in the top 15% of the 2016 overall season standings
JV 2 student-athletes who:
- A.    Placed in the top 25% in any two races, or
- B.    Placed in the top 30% of the overall season standings, or
- C.    Raced in JV3 the previous year but did not upgrade to varsity, or
- D.    Petition into the category.
Upgraded to JV3 any JV2 Rider (including Previous Year Sophomore Category) who
·  Placed in the top 25% in any two 2016 races
·  Placed in the top 30% of the overall 2016 season standings 

Varsity   Applied Rule 1 Above
- Freshman student-athletes who Petition into the category.
- JV 2 student-athletes who Petition into the category.
 
JV 3 student-athletes who:
- A.    Placed in the top 25% in any two races, or
- B.    Placed top 30% of the overall season standings, or
- C.    Petition into the category
Upgraded to Varsity any JV3 Rider who
·       Placed in the top 25% in any two 2016 races
·       Placed in the 30% of 2016 overall seasons standings
Annual Post Season Varsity Upgrade:
·       Top 10% of Resulting 2017 JV3 Category,
·       Excluded: Riders increasing 2 laps remain in JV3

Upgrade Petition

  1. Download this document : NICA Petition Form.
  2. Review the Category Placement Rules:  Category Placement Rules.
  3. Fill in details for the rider.
  4. Submit by email to Joshua Kleve League Director.

Contact Joel Woodword Coaching Director or Joshua Kleve League Director with any questions.