All teams must register with the League. Doing so provides insurance coverage for all coaches and volunteers, as well as supporting League programs.
The price for registering a team varies depending on the division of the team and if the team has a licensed head coach. Special discounts for the first season are planned. Click here to see more about participation fees.
In 2014, the MN League had 6 or more teams with more than 12 riders. According to NICA guidelines, teams were then split into two divisions. Larger teams (12+) are designated Division I, with Division II being made up of smaller teams.
While Division I and Division II teams do race separately, they are treated equally by the League in all aspects. The separation is only intended to ries, being sure to denote that they are racing as an “Independent” where appropriate on registration forms. All other rules apply.
Composite Teams may form that are comprised of full-time students from more than one high-school within the same district or other geographic proximity. Composite teams must first seek approval of their geographic scope. Contact your league director to discuss a composite team in your region
Individuals, Home School Teams and Composite Teams
Don’t have a team to race with? That’s okay! Students can compete as an independent racer in the League Series. While they will not be eligible for the Team Overall title, they are eligible for the Individual Race and Overall titles. Independent racers need not register a team, and should only register for the se join school-based teams, form a composite team or a regional home-school team or simply race as an independent rider. Home-school teams are like composite teams but are comprised of home-school students from a given geographic region.
Composite Team Limitations: Coming soon!