August 2017 MiSCA Update #1

Youth mountain biking races start at the end of the month!

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D&D Bicycles MiSCA Race Series

 
 
 

ALERT: We've moved the Pando race to Island Lake!


CLICK HERE to register for ALL 5 races in a single Registration Page
... or register for individual races by clicking the links below.
Aug 27, 2017 Addison Oaks
Sep 10, 2017 Island Lake Recreation Area
Sep 17, 2017 Lakeshore Park
Sep 24, 2017 Cannonsburg Ski Area
Oct 08, 2017 Brighton Recreation Area
 
 

 
 

Deadline Approaching for Financial Assistance

 

We are committed to making our events accessible to everyone, regardless of their financial situation, to the best of our ability. We've started reviewing applications and all must be submitted by August 15th to be considered. Any scholarships issued will be in the form of a discount/coupon code toward the D&D Bicycles MiSCA Race Series (5-race) registration.

 
 

Pizza Roll Group Ride

Join MiSCA families and coaches for a fun, non-competitive group ride on the trails of Lakeshore Park in Novi (Tree Farm). We will gather at the trailhead pavilion at for a friendly ride on the main loop. All ages and abilities are welcome; however, coaches and/or parents are repsonsible for their riders. Tree Farm also has a youth trail designed for push bikes and very young riders. Cycletherapy is providing FREE pizza and beverages after the ride. See you there!

DATE: Tue Aug 15
TIME: Meet at 5pm, Start at 5:15pm
LOCATION: Lakeshore Park, Novi

 

Liv/Giant Demo at DTE

Come on out and visit the DTE Foundation Trail for a free demo! D&D will be hosting both Giant and Liv as they bring in their demo rigs full of their favorite, must ride bikes of the season! It will be the perfect time to test out the new bikes and the new trail! Food and Drinks, Giveaways, Good times guaranteed!

DATE: Tue Aug 29
TIME: 3pm - 7pm
LOCATION: DTE Energy Foundation Trail


 
 

Enter to Win: Specialized CRUX Sport E5 or $2,000 to KLM

 

BloomerCX, KLM/Cold Stone Race Team and KLM Bike and Fitness are excited to announce a raffle to support MISCA. Raffle tickets are being sold for $5 each or 3 for $10, with 1-free raffle ticket included in your registration for BloomerCX race held on October 28, 2017. 100% of the proceeds will be donated to MISCA. KLM/Cold Stone and associate sponsors believe promoting and supporting youth cyclist are the future for sustaining cycling and racing in our community. KLM Bike and Fitness and KLM/Cold Stone Race Team will be combining resources to offer a 2017 Specialized CRUX Sport E5 or $2000 KLM Bike and Fitness gift card to the winner! You can purchase tickets now at both KLM locations or the Rochester Hills Cold Stone. Tickets will also be for sale at each MiSCA race and the BloomerCX cyclo-cross race.


See the Details | KLM Bike and Fitness | Cold Stone Creamery | BloomerCX
 
 

 
 

Calling all Leadership-Minded Student-Athletes!

 

The Michigan Scholastic Cycling Association (MiSCA) is pleased to introduce the Student Advisory Committee. We are seeking current or recent MiSCA student-athletes to provide input on the direction of the organization. Through attending regular MiSCA Board meetings and working on projects, committee members will learn about organizational leadership, decision making, fundraising, event planning, and teamwork. All interested and committed students are encouraged to apply, regardless of age or racing ability. Applications to join the Student Advisory Committee must be submitted by September 15 to be considered.


Learn More | Download the Application
 
 

 
 

Thank You!

 

Lots of you joined us at the Mt. Brighton Downhill Track and thanks to the support of YOU and D&D Bicycles, we were able to raise $1,328 to support youth mountain biking programs right here in Michigan! We have plans to invest heavily in our race infrastructure for the 2018 season and this will check a few wish list items off the list! We're already over $17,000 and it's possible we could raise $20,000 this year with the awesome assistance from our sponsors and supporters!

MiSCA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization hosting mountain bike events throughout Michigan for elementary, middle, and high school-aged students. We rely heavily on our Volunteers, Sponsors, and Donors to be able to provide the great programs we offer. If you can, please make a contribution today or sign up to volunteer!

 
 
 
Click here for a complete list of MiSCA Supporters.
 

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