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Old 12-19-09, 12:05 AM
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racing license for non-US citizen

I'd like to race this year, i tried signing up on usacycling.org but it says " Only U.S. residents may purchase a USA Cycling license. " but how does one acquire a license for a foreigner? Are they just not allowed to race in the U.S. or something??? Because there weren't any other options available when i tried to sign up online.
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Old 12-19-09, 12:10 AM
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international license. (i have never done non us citizens before so someone may correct me)

http://www.usacycling.org/forms/intl_license.pdf
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Old 12-19-09, 07:21 AM
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$175? give me a frakking break.

my scu license was the same as everyone elses, as is my knwu.
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You can try getting a license in your country of citizenship. But I think the UCI state you have to have a license from the country of your residence. Though it probably won't apply to you.

Edit:
After looking through the pdf application form, it doesn't say anywhere you have to be a citizen. There's even a Citizen, Non-Citizen, Resident Alien check box.

You can also give USAC a call and clarify.

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Old 12-19-09, 11:16 AM
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I sent them an email. I really don't want to pay $175 for a license
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Old 12-19-09, 03:41 PM
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Only U.S. residents

Are you residing in the US? If you're racing here, chances are, yes.

If you're not, chances are that you can still find a usable friend's address in the US.
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Old 12-19-09, 03:57 PM
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Originally Posted by ElJamoquio View Post
Only U.S. residents

Are you residing in the US? If you're racing here, chances are, yes.

If you're not, chances are that you can still find a usable friend's address in the US.
I'm currently a student here in the U.S. so that doesn't count as a "resident" status.
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Old 12-19-09, 04:04 PM
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You're on a student visa then, so you should be fine.

In any event, look into racing collegiate as well.
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You have a US address. You're fine. No one is going to check your passport.
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You have a US address. You're fine. No one is going to check your passport.
Exactly. As long as you've got a place they can send your stuff to, you're fine. Now if you were racing in China and your name was Kevin, they might check that out.
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