Tripoding on the off-cambers at Koppenburgcross. © Crosfotograaf-Marc

Tripoding on the off-cambers at Koppenburgcross. © Crosfotograaf-Marc

The Koppenbergcross race in Europe is an iconic cyclocross race that has been running at a high level since 1988, you can see a course preview video here. Just like last year, the race’s American sponsors are offering a chance to see the racing action firsthand. A press release from Charm City Cyclocross’s Chris Auer can be found below.

Baltimore, MD – Have you ever wanted to be a VIP at one of Europe’s most historic cyclocross races, so close that you’ll be picking the mud out of your teeth? Well here’s your chance to make it happen!

As a title sponsor of the 2015 “GP Twenty20 Cycling: Koppenbergcross,”Twenty20 Cycling Co. is raffling off a boatload of prizes, including a Grand Prize trip to sit VIP on the sidelines at the historic Koppenbergcross, located in Oudenaarde, Belgium.

Proceeds from this raffle will contribute to the equalization of prize money in cyclocross as well as the addition of promoting the  NEW U23 Women’s division with a separate prize purse.

The Grand Prize will include roundtrip airfare for the lucky winner, (2) course-side VIP passes to the Koppenbergcross races, (2) evening post race VIP dinner passes, housing for two in Oudenaarde, Belgiumat at The Chainstay House, a prerace Saturday night Belgian beer tasting, and a chance to preride the famous Koppenberg cobbles before the race (BYOBike)

Other prizes include:

  •   1 women’s and 1 men’s Cycling kits from Sommerville Sports
    – 2 Steen Wear cycling rain jackets
    – Embrocation from Mad Alchemy
  •    Tires and team kit from Challenge
    – Prizes from Specialized
    – Beer prizes from De Kleine Duivel Belgian Bar in Hampden
    And more…

To purchase tickets, please visit for your chance to win one of these awesome prizes. Only 300 tickets will be made available in order to increase chances of winning. The actual drawing will be held live on Sunday, October 11, 2015 at Day #2 of Charm City Cross held in Baltimore, MD. Winners do not need to be present to win and will be notified by email following the conclusion of the drawing. Prizes can be picked up in-person at either Twenty20 Cycling Co. location in Maryland, or shipping arrangements can be made available for prize winners.