Although Elvis might still be alive—at least according to some—CrossVegas in Sin City will be no more after Wednesday night. The UCI C1 race at Desert Breeze Field will be the last Las Vegas edition of the annual race that has been held under the lights every year since 2007. The event has always drawn a good crowd thanks to its concurrence with Interbike, and it reached its pinnacle in 2015 and 2016 with World Cup status. CrossVegas will join Interbike in moving to Reno in 2018.

After two years as a World Cup, CrossVegas is still a big race with C1 points and payouts, but the impressive international fields seen in recent years are toned down a bit in 2017.

The leaders hop the stairs before the final turn. Cross Vegas 2016 World Cup. © Cathy Fegan-Kim / Cyclocross Magazine

The bright lights of CrossVegas will be a little more subdued in 2017. CrossVegas 2016 World Cup. © Cathy Fegan-Kim / Cyclocross Magazine

On the Women’s side, the preliminary 34-woman field features 31 Americans and three international riders. The three international women are Sunday’s World Cup winner Katerina Nash (Clif Pro Team), her teammate Catherine Pendrel (Clif Pro Team) and Caroline Mani (Van Dessel Factory Racing), who finished third Friday night.

The U.S. contingent will be headed up by high-flying Ellen Noble (Aspire Racing). She will be joined by World Cup racers Crystal Anthony (Maxxis-Shimano), Rebecca Gross (Zero D Racing – Sped Precision Wheels) and Cassie Maximenko (Van Dessel Factory Racing). After a relatively low-key 2016, Meredith Miller will be back to race in Vegas as well. There are also a number of young riders who will have a great opportunity to compete for the big C1 points.

For the Men, Laurens Sweeck (ERA-Circus), one of the stars of Jingle Cross, headlines a more international field. A total of 8 of the 32 registered riders are from outside the U.S. (although three are from Canada).

The U.S. group is led by Jeremy Powers (Aspire Racing), Lance Haidet (Donnelly) and Travis Livermon (Maxxis-Shimano), all of whom raced the World Cup at Jingle Cross. Jonathan Page will be making his last CrossVegas start in the last Vegas edition and Michael van den Ham (Garneau Easton p/b Transitions LifeCare) will be heading up the list of three Canadians.

Watching CrossVegas

The Women’s race starts at 8:15 p.m. Pacific and the Men at 9:30 p.m. Pacific.

Streaming of the race is available from with a paid subscription for its content.

Women's Start List - 2017 CrossVegas

CrystalAnthonyUnited StatesMaxxis-Shimano
AllisonArensmanUnited StatesJ.A. King p/b BR'C
CaitlinBernsteinUnited StatesVive La Tarte
BrittLeeBowmanUnited StatesHOUSE IND/NOKIA HEALTH/SIMPLEHUMAN - Richard Sachs
AlexandraBurtonUnited StatesPoint S Racing
LisaCordovaUnited StatesCyclesport Specialized p/b Muscle Milk
NicoleDorinziUnited StatesPro Mountain Outfitter
TriciaFleischerUnited StatesMonument Wheelworks/Hammerquist Studios
HeidiFranzUnited StatesNWCX Project
ChristaGhentUnited StatesAmy D Foundation
rebeccagrossUnited StatesZero D Racing - Sped Precision Wheels
ClaraHonsingerUnited StatesTeam S&M CX
TerraKierUnited StatesSquare1/Helens Cycles
TaylorKuyk-WhiteUnited StatesPhilly Bike Expo
LisaLeonardUnited States
JenniferMalikUnited StatesAmerican Classic Pro Cyclocross Team
ShannonMalloryUnited StatesNWCX Project
CarolineManiFranceVan Dessel/ atom composites
CassandraMaximenkoUnited StatesVan Dessel/Atom Composites
McKenzieMelcherUnited States
MeredithMillerUnited StatesRapha Canyon
KaterinaNashCzech RepublicClif Pro Team
EllenNobleUnited StatesAspire Racing
Beth AnnOrtonUnited StatesTeam S&M CX
LauraParsonsUnited StatesPoint S Racing
Courtney GrayPattonUnited StatesFreddie Fu Cycling Team
CatharinePendrelCanadaClif Pro Team
LaurelRathbunUnited StatesDonnelly Sports
KatherineSantosUnited StatesAmy D Foundation
PetraSchmidtmannUnited StatesVan Dessel factory Cycling
ChelseaWeidingerUnited StatesMash SF
LindsayWetzel PolinUnited StatesSK Racing
HeidiWoodUnited StatesHiFi CX
ChloeWoodruffUnited StatesStan's-Pivot Pro Team

Men's Start List - 2017 Cross Vegas

ParkerBLOOMCanadaBroad Street Cycles
KevinBradford-ParishUnited StatesGillespie/Set Coaching
MollyCameronUnited StatesPoint S Racing
BrannanFixUnited StatesAlpha Bicycle Co.-Groove Subaru
JulesGoguelyUnited StatesApex / NBX / Hyperthreads
DavidGreifUnited StatesVeloReno
LanceHaidetUnited StatesDonnelly Sports
JaysonJacobsUnited StatesBREISMEISTER
AndrewJuilianoUnited StatesGRIT WORLD RACING p/b SHIMANO
GeoffKabushCanadaSCOTT Sports - Maxxis
CodyKaiserUnited StatesLangeTwins / Specialized
TravisLivermonUnited StatesMaxxis-Shimano
MarkMcConnellCanadaHot Sauce Cycling
FredMillsUnited StatesPoint S Racing
JaredNietersUnited StatesSEAVS/Haymarket pb Van Dessel
IsaacNilesUnited Statesgarneau easton p/b transitions lifecare
Jos? AlfredoPachecoMexicoBUENA PARK BICYCLES
JonathanPageUnited StatesShimano Clifbar KindHuman
DylanPostierUnited StatesGarneau-Easton p/b Transitions LifeCare
JeremyPowersUnited StatesAspire Racing
FernandoRiveros PaezUnited StatesStan's NoTubes p/b Maxxis / CZ Racing
TimothyRuggUnited StatesRide With Rendall
BjornSelanderUnited StatesBorah Teamwear powered by Bingham Built
AjSnovelUnited StatesJakroo HiFi p/b Felt Bicycles
BenjaminSonntagGermanyTeam CLIF Bar
LaurensSweeckBelgiumERA - Circus
DietherSweeckBelgiumERA - Circus
KeeganSwensonUnited StatesCannondale/3Rox
OleksiyUkhanovUkraineHudson/Ludwig & Larsen Racing/
MichaelVan den HamCanadaGarneau-Easton p/b Transitions LifeCare
TroyWellsUnited StatesTeam CLIF Bar
AlexWildUnited StatesSpecialized Racing