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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
Coosa River Challenge October 01, 2016 Wetumpka, AL
The Fig November 05, 2016 Slade, KY
Florida AR Championship December 03, 2016 Titusville, FL
Raid the Rock December 03, 2016 Little Rock, AR
Florida Sea to Sea March 02, 2017 Crystal River, FL
LBL Challenge March 04, 2017 Hardin, KY
Physically Strong Adventure Race March 18, 2017 Quincy, IL
Extreme Break Up March 25, 2017 Milford, KS
The Breakdown April 07, 2017 The Breaks, VA
Lightning Strikes Adventure Race April 17, 2017 Mount Carroll, IL
Olmitz Miner April 20, 2017 Chariton, IA
Off Road Rage April 22, 2017 Salina, KS
Shenandoah Epic Adventure Race April 22, 2017 Front Royal, VA
Kulshan Quest May 13, 2017 Bellingham, WA
MISSION Adventure Race May 13, 2017 Columbus, IN
Blue Ridge Mountain 24 Hr May 19, 2017 Blue Ridge, GA
Blue Ridge Mountain 8 Hr May 19, 2017 Blue Ridge, GA
Rib Mountain Adventure Challenge May 27, 2017 Wausau, WI
The Nomad 48 Hours June 01, 2017 Colorado Springs, CO
Uwharrie 18 June 03, 2017 Troy, NC
The Savage 12 Hour AR June 04, 2017 Green Lane, PA
No Sleep Adventure 24 Hr June 10, 2017 Harrisburg, IN
No Sleep Adventure 8 Hr June 10, 2017 Harrisburg, IN
Special Operations AR (SOAR) June 10, 2017 Highlands, NC
Gold Rush Summer Challenge June 2017 Sonora, CA
Maine Summer AR June 24, 2017 Jefferson, ME
Stubborn Mule June 24, 2017 Cable, WI
Teton Ogre June 24, 2017 Driggs, ID
Sheltowee Extreme July 15, 2017 Laurel County, KY
Never Summer Adventure Race July 22, 2017 Granby, CO
Krista Griesacker Memorial Adventure Race July 29, 2017 Hamburg, PA
Calleva Adventure Race August 2017 Poolesville, MD
The Bitter Pill August 2017 Bolton, VT
Search & Rescue AR August 19, 2017 High Falls, NY
The Thunder Rolls Adventure Race August 19, 2017 Mt. Carroll, IL
Bear 24 Hr September 09, 2017 Blairsville, GA
Bear 8 Hr September 09, 2017 Blairsville, GA
Berryman September 09, 2017 Rolla, MO
Mighty MO Adventure September 09, 2017 Beatrice, NE
The Cauldron September 2017 Jasper, FL
Pisgah 26.2 Hour September 16, 2017 Brevard, NC
Coosa River Challenge October 07, 2017 Wetumpka, AL
Howl at the Moon October 2017 Hobe Sound, FL
CIA - Central Indiana Adventure October 14, 2017 Anderson, IN
The Fig November 04, 2017 Slade, KY
Florida AR State Championship December 02, 2017 Titusville, FL
Raid the Rock December 09, 2017 Little Rock, AR


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