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Old 01-22-12, 07:22 PM   #1
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New drome opening March 21 in rock hill south carolina

Track is done and is located 10 mi outside of Charlotte, NC
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Old 01-22-12, 07:31 PM   #2
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Thats it ! come on and spill the beans . Some of us have been waiting a long time. Any word on certification classes etc. etc.--------- Any contact info ?
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What is a drome?
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Giordana Velodrome

info: www.carolinavelodrome.org
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Velodrome... like Dick Lane Velodrome...
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carolinavelodrome.org is the website.... They announced the march date last week... The facility is absolutely awesome... Crit Course, Cross Course, ATB trails, BMX and the Track... 250m concrete.. they have the surface done, rails are in, tower is done, warmup track is done and they are putting in the finishing touches...

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Sorry my email broadcasts have evidently not been going through. Please see below for latest info on officials clinic for velodrome:

Please show up Sat morning at Manchester Meadows office building, don't worry about pre-registering, I have put your name in for the clinic.

Category C Clinic for New Officials

This clinic is designed for anyone who is interested in becoming a license cycling official and is a prerequisite for anyone wishing to become a motorcycle official. This is an introduction to officiating cycling events. Attendees will be given an open book test following the presentation/instruction. The fee for the USA Cycling license is $35. In addition, there is a $25 clinic fee, which covers lunch and materials. All fees are due on the day of the clinic. Rulebooks and materials will be provided. This clinic will be held January 14, 2012 from 9 am to 5 pm in the upstairs meeting room at the Manchester Meadows Soccer Complex in Rock Hill, SC. The address is 337 E. Mt. Gallant Road Rock Hill, SC 29730. For questions or to register for the clinic, please contact Judy Rhyne at 910-603-5638 or
officials@ncsccyclingassoc.com All interested participants should pre-register in order to ensure sufficient materials are available.



Track Specific Seminar for Officials

In preparation for the soon-to-be completed Giordana Velodrome in Rock Hill, SC, this clinic is designed for all officials who want to learn more about officiating Track events. Perhaps you have never officiated an actual Track event, or you simply want to refresh your Track knowledge....this is the clinic for you. The clinic will be held at the Giordana Velodrome at 2850 Cherry Road in Rock Hill on Feb. 4, 2012 and will be taught by International Commissaire Andy McCord. This one day clinic will begin at 8:00 am and go until Andy is finished, but plan on staying until at least 6:00 pm. The clinic fee is $20 which will cover the cost of lunch and snacks. Please contact Judy Rhyne at 910-603-5638 or
officials@ncsccyclingassoc.com for questions or to register. Space may be limited, so please pre-register by January 27, 2012.

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More info on New Track- Correction Grand Opening March 17

http://www.rockhillbicycleclub.com great info on the new Track as well as pictures!

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Here She is!

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Long awaited updates-Let's keep this thread alive for any future info.
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Velodrome... like Dick Lane Velodrome...
Thanks

This is great news. I'll do my best to be there for the first event and many more throughout the season.
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Just wondering if there are any updates. Thanks
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Just wondering if there are any updates. Thanks
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the Velodrome is mostly complete and crews are working on completing the finish line building, parking lot, and landscaping.
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reception and fun laps. On track racing on the 19th.
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Take the track officials course! Not everyone gets to have UCI Comm Andy McCord as instructor!
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When is it?

I'm already signed up for an Officials course in Atlanta in Feb.
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Feb. 4th 8am til, 20 dollar clinic fee
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I should read more carefully. It's a the top of the thread. Doh.

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