When and where are the 2017 U.S. OCR Championships?

The 2017 USOCRC is being held on Labor Day weekend (September 2 + 3, 2017) at Y.O. Ranch Headquarters in Mountain Home, Texas. The venue is approximately 1.5 hours drive from San Antonio, TX and 2 hours from Austin, TX. The ranch’s address is 1736 Y.O. Ranch Rd., Mountain Home, TX 78058.

How can I compete?

There is no qualification requirement for Age Group Divisions, however, Pro Division athletes are required to qualify to compete based on his/her performance at specific U.S. based qualifying races.

Additionally, entry into the event is restricted to U.S. citizens and legal US residents.

What are the various events in which I can race?

There are two events over the course of the weekend: the 3k Short Course Championship on Saturday, September 2, and the 15k Standard Course Championships on Sunday, September 3.

What divisions can I compete in?

Competition at the inaugural United States Obstacle Course Racing Championships is divided into two categories: Pro or Age Group. Within the Pro division, all athletes compete together for cash prizes. Within Age Group, athletes compete with athletes within their age category (for example, Men 30-34). For the 2017 event, qualification is only required for the Pro Division.

Is there prize money?

Yes. Cash prizes (TBA) will be awarded to the Top 3 men and women in the Pro divisions of both the 3k and 15k events.

What is the USOCRC’s refund policy?

In the event of cancellation by USOCRC organizers, participants will be issued a full refund of their registration fee. Refunds are not provided otherwise.

What if I am injured and cannot compete?

Registered athletes in the Pro Division unable to compete due to injury or personal circumstances may defer their qualification to the following year. The following year’s registration fee is not waived in these instances.

Can I transfer my spot to a friend?

No. The U.S. OCR Championships are intended to be a competition between the best American obstacle course racers in their respective divisions. As such, transfers of race entries are strictly prohibited. Athletes found to be in violation of this policy may be banned from the U.S. OCR Championship events.