The Pan American Cycling Confederation is pleased to announce that MTCX has been selected as the host for the 2023 & 2024 Pan American Cyclo-cross Championships, to be held in Missoula, Montana USA.
“We are thrilled to announce MTCX as the host organization for our 2023 & 2024 Pan American Cyclocross Championships” said Josh Peacock, Interim President of the Pan American Cyclo-cross Commission. “MTCX has a rich history of hosting major cycling events in Missoula and we’re confident their experience will lay the perfect groundwork to welcome the continent’s best.”
“USA Cycling is honored to be working with COPACI and our longstanding partners in Missoula to host the Cyclocross Continental Championships in the United States in November 2023.” Said Brendan Quirk, President & CEO of USA Cycling. “It’s a gorgeous setting for such an important event as we work with fellow COPACI nations to grow bike racing on behalf of Junior, Elite and Masters athletes across the Americas.”
“Missoula, MT is a special, outdoor recreation town. The community runs on cycling, running, river sports, and socializing.” Said Shaun Radley, chief organizer at MTCX. “We have a 25 year history of cyclocross in Western Montana. It’s a cyclocross community of inclusivity, fun, and fair play. We can’t wait to host the best riders in the continent. Thank you to COPACI and USA Cycling for the opportunity. Get ready for low socks, crewneck sweatshirts, crocs, and vibes. Thanks to Zillastate, Grizzly Liquor, Big Sky Brewery, and Grist Milling and Bakery. Let’s go!!!”
The 2023 Pan American Cyclo-cross Championships will take place on the UCI-mandated Continental Cyclo-cross Championships weekend of November 4-5 in Missoula, Montana. UCI category participants will benefit from a dual UCI-sanctioned weekend, with the Continental Championship on day one and a UCI C2 sanction on day two. Pan American Champion titles will once again be awarded across all Masters categories alongside titles in UCI categories Junior, U23 and Elite. More details including Technical Guide, Registration and Event Schedule will be published in the coming months at www.montanacyclocross.com.