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2021 FOX US Open of Mountain Biking

Fox US Open of Mountain Biking will make its way back to the West Coast Sept. 25-26, 2021 at Snow Summit in Big Bear Lake, CA. Slated to host the top champions in Downhill Racing, plus Best Whip, Dual Slalom, Youth Racing and more.

The iconic US OPEN Downhill race remains true to its heritage as an open class event that gives up-and-coming racers the chance to step-up and compete against the pros. The Summit Bike Park team will continue to dial in the downhill track that was built for the US OPEN in 2019 and the race will once again be the final stop of the US Downhill National Series. As always, Open / Pro classes will compete for cash prizes and the amateur classes will be chasing prizes and bragging rights. Now in its fourth year, younger racers will have their shot in the Next Gen Youth Downhill event. USO Next Gen Racing offers age categories for intermediate and expert racers under 15 years old, providing kids with a real racing opportunity on a dedicated track.

Base area admission – including all music performances, race spectating, and award ceremonies – is FREE to the public (all ages). Tickets are required for all base area activities (climbing wall, zip line, tubing, Euro Bungee, etc.) and on-hill activities (Bike Park, Scenic Sky Chair).

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ABOUT THIS EVENT

ABOUT THIS EVENT


The 2021 US OPEN will again feature Enduro and Dual Slalom racing. Drawing upon the rich Dual Slalom racing history of the early NORBA Nationals in Big Bear Lake, event organizers reintroduced the category to the lineup in 2019 and the response was electric from fans and racers alike. Also, back by popular demand will be the Best Whip contest, taking place right in the center of the Snow Summit base area – setting the stage for the best show of the weekend.

Race registration will available online in August 2021 and event admission is for free for all ages*.

*Tickets are required for all base area activities (climbing wall, zip line, tubing, Euro Bungee, etc.) and on-hill activities (Bike Park, Scenic Sky Chair).
DETAILS

DETAILS


Date: Sept. 22-26, 2021
Time: See full schedule below
Parking: All event parking will be on a first-come, first-served basis with paid parking available in the Snow Summit upper lot ($20 cash per vehicle) and free parking with shuttle service available at designated satellite locations.
Where: Snow Summit – 880 Summit Blvd. Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
Admission: Free to the public (all ages)*.
Onsite Dining
  • Bighorn Smokehouse: Southern style smokehouse featuring BBQ favorites and sides
  • Skyline Taphouse: High-altitude dining featuring made-to-order Mediterranean menu, outdoor BBQ, full bar, and amazing vistas.
  • Oakfire Grill: Grab n go breakfast and lunch options for all ages.
  • Ironwood Coffee: Start your day with a fresh cup of Starbucks® coffee or a blended iced drink.

*Tickets are required for all base area activities (climbing wall, zip line, tubing, Euro Bungee, etc.) and on-hill activities (Bike Park, Scenic Sky Chair).

REGISTRATION

REGISTRATION


  • USO Downhill - Registration to open August 2021
  • Dual Slalom - Registration to open August 2021 
  • Next Gen Youth DH - Registration to open August 2021 
  • Best Whip Comp - Invitation only
  • Enduro - Registration to open August 2021

FUSO Downhill
  • Featuring a mix of technical single-track terrain and natural features, including steeps, drops, and rock gardens the all-new double black diamond trail, 10-ply, provides the framework for last year's 2019 Fox USO Downhill track.

Dual Slalom
  • Bracketed, head-to-head races on our new dual slalom course.

USO Next Gen Youth Downhill
  • USO Next Gen racing is designed for intermediate and expert youth racers. This program starts on a shorter youth specific downhill course with the U7 Grom Bomb and Next Gen classes up to U15. Next Gen U13 & U15 expert classes are also available for more advanced youth racers. Ages 8 & under will race on Lower Turtle, ages 9-14 will race on Lower Miracle Mile, and U15 Next Gen Expert Class competitors will race on the main USO downhill track, 10-ply.
Best Whip

  • The crowd favorite...open jam format with judges looking for amplitude and style. Entry by invite only.
Adaptive Downhill
  • Details to come.
DETAILS
SCHEDULE

SCHEDULE


Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Athlete registration/pick up: 12PM-4PM

Thursday, September 23, 2021

Athlete registration/pick up: 9:30AM-5PM
Open Mens/Womens/Junior 17-18/Men Class Downhill practice: 12PM-2:30PM
Amateur class downhill practice (all age groups): 2:30PM-5PM
Vendor Village/Expo opening: 10AM-5PM

Friday, September 24, 2021

Athlete registration/pick up: 7:30AM-4PM
Enduro practice (all classes): 8AM-5PM
Open Mens/Womens/Junior 17-18/Men Class Downhill practice: 8AM-12PM
Vendor Village/Expo opens: 9AM-5PMa
Amateur Classes dual slalom practice: 10AM-11AM
Amateur Classes dual slalom qualifying: 11AM-12PM
Open Class dual slalom practice: 12PM-1PM
Open Class dual slalom qualifying: 1PM-2PM
Amateur class downhill practice (all age groups): 12PM-4PM
DUAL SLALOM FINALS: 4:30PM
Dual Slalom Awards immediately following

Saturday, September 25, 2021

Athlete registration/pick up: 7AM-12PM
Vendor Village/Expo opens: 9AM-5PM
ENDURO RACE: 8:30AM
Enduro Awards Immediately Following Race
Amateur class downhill practice (all age groups): 8AM-11:30AM
Open Mens/Wmns & Jr men 17-18 class Downhill practice: 11:30AM-2PM
DH QUALIFYING: 2:30PM
USO EBIKE RACE: 5:30PM-6:30PM
USO BEST WHIP (Invitation only): 6:30PM-7:30PM
Afterparty: 8PM

Sunday, September 26, 2021

Next Gen only registration/pick up: 7:30AM-9AM
Snow Summit Bike Park open: 8AM-4PM
Next Gen youth downhill practice / Adaptive Downhill Practice: 8AM-10AM
Amateur class downhill practice (all age groups): 8AM-10AM
Vendor Village/Expo open: 9AM-4PM
Open Mens/Wmns & Jr men 17-18 class Downhill practice: 10AM-12PM
Next Gen youth downhill race / Adaptive Downhill Race: 10:30AM-12PM
DH FINALS (Starting with Amateur Classes): 12:30PM
Downhill awards immediately following

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LIFT TICKETS & MORE

LIFT TICKETS & MORE


Event admission is for free for all ages. Tickets are required for all base area activities (climbing wall, zip line, tubing, Euro Bungee, etc.) and on-hill activities (Bike Park, Scenic Sky Chair).

  • Bike Park lift tickets
  • Scenic Sky Chair lift tickets
  • Lift + Lunch packages
  • Bike rentals
PARKING

PARKING


All event parking will be on a first-come, first-served basis with paid parking available in the Snow Summit upper lot ($20 cash per vehicle) and free parking with shuttle service available at designated satellite locations.

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LODGING

LODGING


For more information on lodging properties, or to book online, visit BigBear.com.

BOOK LODGING

CAMPING

CAMPING


Reservations available at recreation.gov or call 866.444.6777.

BOOK CAMPING

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VOLUNTEER

VOLUNTEER


Check back August 2021 for volunteer application and information.

VENDOR & RACER PIT SPACE

VENDOR & RACER PIT SPACE


Check back August 2021 for vendor booth information and registration.

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