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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 15th 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 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
Bartram's Wildwood Epic AR November 07, 2015 Columbia County, GA
Sky Island Challenge November 07, 2015 Tucson, AZ
The Fig XIII November 07, 2015 Slade, KY
The Happy Mutant Adventure Race Series:Utah January 15, 2016 St. George, UT
The Happy Mutant Adventure Race Series:Arkansas February 12, 2016 Hot Springs, AR
Florida Sea to Sea March 03, 2016 Crystal River, FL
The Frigid Infliction March 05, 2016 Bolton Valley, VT
Break Up Adventure Race March 12, 2016 Milford, KS
Palmetto Swamp Fox AR March 19, 2016 McClellanville, SC
Physically Strong Adventure Race March 19, 2016 Quincy, IL
Lightning Strikes Adventure Race April 03, 2016 Mount Carroll, IL
Shenandoah Epic Adventure Race April 16, 2016 Front Royal, VA
The Breakdown April 16, 2016 The Breaks, VA
Off Road Rage April 23, 2016 KS
Smith Rock Spring Sting April 24, 2016 Bend, OR
The 12 Hours of Wild Knoxville May 07, 2016 Knoxville, TN
MISSION Adventure Race May 14, 2016 Brownstown, IN
Blue Ridge Mountain Adventure Race May 21, 2016 Blue Ridge, GA
Longest Day and Night Adventure Race May 21, 2016 New Paltz, NY
The Blue Ridge Bear Epic May 21, 2016 Buena Vista, VA
The Happy Mutant Adventure Race Series:Iowa May 27, 2016 Ottumwa, IA
Rib Mountain Adventure Challenge May 28, 2016 Wausau, WI
Plot, Pedal, Paddle Adventure Race June 04, 2016 Rockford, IL
The Cradle of Liberty June 04, 2016 Southeast PA
The Nomad 48 Hours June 10, 2016 Colorado Springs, CO
Gold Rush Summer Challenge June 18, 2016 Sonora, CA
Uwharrie 18 June 18, 2016 Troy, NC
Teton Ogre June 25, 2016 Driggs, ID
REV3 Casper Strong July 10, 2016 Casper, WY
Sheltowee Extreme July 2016 Laurel County, KY
The Hogback July 30, 2016 Ocoee, TN
Calleva Adventure Race August 2016 Poolesville, MD
Krista Griesacker Memorial Race August 2016 Hamburg, PA
Never Summer Adventure Race August 06, 2016 Grand Lake, CO
Pisgah 26.2 Hour August 2016 Marion, North Carolina
The Bitter Pill August 2016 Bolton, VT
The Thunder Rolls Adventure Race August 20, 2016 Mt. Carroll, IL
Chesapeake Headwaters 12-Hr AR August 27, 2016 Bear, DE
Tahoe Big Blue September 2016 Lake Tahoe, CA
Bend AR September 10, 2016 Bend, OR
Black Bear Adventure Race September 10, 2016 McHenry, MD
Blue Valley Adventure Race September 10, 2016 Beatrice, NE
The Cauldron September 2016 Mariana, FL
Island Quest September 24, 2016 San Juan Island
CIA - Central Indiana Adventure October 2016 Indianapolis, IN
Coosa River Challenge October 01, 2016 Wetumpka, AL
The Fig XIV November 05, 2016 Slade, KY
Florida AR State Championship December 2016 Titusville, FL
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