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Kerhonkson, New York

How To Qualify For The USARA Adventure Race National Championship
The top 4 Coed & Open (male or female) teams from each regional qualifying race qualify to compete in the USARA Adventure Race National Championship. This is a roll down system: If one of the top 4 teams does not accept, the slot will roll down to the 5th place team, etc. until 4 teams accept. Teams have 14 days from the day the USARA sends the National invitation to accept and submit a deposit before the slot rolls down to the next team. Coed Masters & Collegiate teams have open registration and do not need to qualify.

Late Qualifiers Can Be Used For The Following Year
Teams that qualify after September 1st have the option of using the qualifying slot for the current year or using the qualifying slot for the next year. Teams cannot use the slot for both the current and the following year.
Regional Sponsorship Program
The 1st place coed team from each regional qualifying race will receive a $400.00 sponsorship, provided by the regional qualifying race, to be applied to the teams entry fee for the USARA Adventure Race National Championship™. If the 1st place team does not attend, the sponsorship will roll down to the 2nd place team, etc. Teams will be credited the $400 once the regional qualifier has paid the sponsorship fee to the USARA. Teams may only win one $400.00 Regional Sponsorship Bonus per year. If you bring multiple teams, each team is eligible to receive the Regional Sponsorship Bonus.

If a team qualifies at one event (but does not win the event) and registers for the National Championships, then later the team wins a qualifying race, that team would receive the Regional Sponsorship bonus from the second race. The team would have qualified at the first race provided all four qualifying slots are filled from the first & second race. If all four qualifying slots are not filled from both races, the team will qualify at the event which has an open slot. This system helps open qualifying slots for other teams.
Regional Champions Jacket Program
The winning team members at each regional qualifying event will be presented with a custom Champion System USARA Regional Champion jacket at the awards ceremony.
USARA Regional Qualification Races
   
The Berryman September 09, 2017 Rolla, MS
The Longest Day September 09, 2017 New Paltz, NJ
The Mighty Mo Adventure Race September 2017 Beatrice, NE
Coosa River Challenge October 07, 2017 Wetumpka, AL
Storm The Eastern Shore October 07, 2017 Salisbury, MD
CIA - Central Indiana Adventure October 14, 2017 Anderson, IN
Pisgah 26.2 Hour October 21, 2017 Brevard, NC
The Fig November 04, 2017 Slade, KY
Turkey Burn Adventure Race December 02, 2017 Camp Joy / Apopka, FL
Two Rivers Adventure Race December 02, 2017 Wilmington, DE
Raid the Rock December 09, 2017 Little Rock, AR
Florida 24 Adventure Race December 30, 2017 Florida Cavern State Park, FL
The Cauldron January 27, 2018 White Springs, FL
LBL Challenge March 03, 2018 Land between the Lakes, KY
The Frigid Infliction March 03, 2018 Bolton, VT
Sea to Sea March 05, 2018 Crystal River, FL
Physically Strong Adventure Race March 17, 2018 Quincy, IL
Break Up AR March 24, 2018 Milford Lake, KS
Stubborn Fool April 07, 2018 Baraboo, WI
Shenandoah Epic Adventure Race April 14, 2018 Bentonville, VA
Earthday April 21, 2018 Titusville, FL
Off Road Rage April 21, 2018 Salina, KS
Kulshan Quest May 05, 2018 Bellingham, WA
Dawn To Dusk May 12, 2018 San Luis Obispo, CA
MISSION Adventure Race May 12, 2018 Brownstown, IN
Sylvan Adventure Race May 12, 2018 Quakertown, PA
Blue Ridge Mountain 24 Hr May 19, 2018 Blue Ridge, GA
Rib Mountain Adventure Challenge May 26, 2018 Wausau, WI
The Jersey Inferno June 2018 TBA, NJ
Uwharrie 18 June 02, 2018 Troy, NC
The Nomad 48 Hours June 11, 2018 Colorado Springs, CO
Gold Rush Summer Challenge June 16, 2018 Sonora, CA
Maine Summer AR June 16, 2018 Jefferson, ME
No Sleep Adventure 24 Hr June 16, 2018 Harrisburg, IN
Adrenaline Rush June 23, 2018 Richmond, VA
Feet on the Farm AR June 23, 2018 West Point, NE
Teton Ogre June 23, 2018 Driggs, ID
The Stubborn Mule June 30, 2018 Cable, WI
Surley Pika July 22, 2018 Pinedale, WY
Never Summer July 28, 2018 Granby, CO
Sheltowee Extreme July 28, 2018 Laurel County, KY
Great Balsam Adventure Race August 11, 2018 Balsam, NC
The Longest Day September 02, 2018 Syracuse, NY
Coastal Traverse September 08, 2018 Lewes, DE
Tahoe Big Blue September 08, 2018 Lake Tahoe, CA
Coosa River Challenge October 06, 2018 Wetumpka, AL
CIA-Central Indiana Adventure October 13, 2018 Cloverdale, IN
Pisgah 26.2 Hour AR October 2018 Brevard, NC
Race The Ridge November 03, 2018 Charlottesville, VA
Raid the Rock December 08, 2018 Little Rock, AR

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