USA Cycling Rules and Rule Book, 2012 - Cyclocross, Road, Mountain BikeAccording to USA Cycling’s press release (excerpts below), today is your last day to register for the 2014 Cyclocross National Championships before the registration fees go up. So if you’re planning to race, sign up before the prices increase at 11:59 p.m. EST.

Fees are currently $50 for junior, collegiate, non-championship and industry races, and $65 for other championship races (plus service fees). Prices get steeper the longer you wait, and will rise up to $125 for on-site registration.

As a reminder, 2014 annual licenses are required for all championships at the early January event, and are available now. Also note that USA Cycling has changed the fee structure for 2014 licenses. The changes have generated quite diverse and passionate responses in the comments section of our article.

National Championships are an unlikely time for people to try the sport for the first time, but one day licenses can be used to race the non-championship races, at a total cost of $95 for on-site registration.

From USA Cycling:

If you’re planning to compete in the 2014 USA Cycling Cyclo-cross National Championships in Boulder, Colo., Jan. 8-12, save money by registering now through your My USA Cycling account.

Current registration fees are only $50 for juniors, collegiate, and non-championship racers and $65 for U23, masters, elite, and singlespeed racers. Fees will increase at 11:59 p.m. EST on Friday, Dec. 6 to $65 for juniors and non-championship events, and $85 for U23, masters, elites, and singlespeed competitors. The collegiate rate will remain $50.

All riders must have a 2014 USA Cycling annual license to compete in any championship race at the Cyclo-cross National Championships. You can purchase or renew your license now through your My USA Cycling account.

Onsite registration will be available, but there is NO DAY-OF REGISTRATION.

The onsite registration prices will be $80 for non-championship races; $90 for juniors and collegiate races; and $125 for U23, masters, elite, and singlespeed competitors.