The Napa Sheriff’s Activities League (NSAL) and Sea Otter Classic, the most celebrated cycling festival in North America, announced today they will offer 300 complimentary entries to junior riders. There are 14 Junior Cross Country events for youths aged 18 and under. The 15th annual Sea Otter Classic, known throughout the cycling world as the "grand season opener", will be held this year on April 14-17 at the Laguna Seca Recreation Area, Monterey, California. Free entries are on a first-come, first-served basis and available only online at www.seaotterclassic.com
Nearly 10,000 professional and amateur athletes, amongst them 1,000-1,200 Junior riders and over 50,000 spectators will attend the four-day festival. The outdoor cycling tradeshow will host over 250 vendors who will exhibit the latest trends and technologies in road cycling, mountain biking and recreational products and services. Over 200 international media representatives will report on the competitive action in over 20 professional and amateur events, including the Pro Road Stage Race, the Pro Mountain Bike Stage Race, and the Pro Gravity Omnium.