USA Obstacle Course Racing
The official page for the national governing body for Obstacle Course Racing in the United States
USAOCR National Championship Bids
The following information details requirements to host USAOCR National Championships. Hosts may include cities, states, governmental, non-governmental, non profit or commercial organizations, or a combination of these.
If you are an event producer, your race director and management team will ultimately produce the events with support from USAOCR. Sanctioned and recognized championships may qualify athletes for various International Championships, including the Pan American Championships.
With support from USAOCR, the race director will be fully responsible for producing their respective event. The race director will have a dedicated contact at USAOCR who will guide them through the production process: signing the Memorandum-of-Understanding to the awards ceremony.
The following events are available for race directors to bid on: Sprint (~3 km), International Distance (~5 km), Standard Distance (~15 km), Long Distance (~25 km), Ultra Distance (~40 km), time limited events (for example 24 hour), Obstacle Races, Functional Fitness and Obstacle Adventure Races. These will qualify athletes for their respective International Championships.
Event Host Considerations
To be considered to host a USAOCR National Championship races, race directors and their existing events must meet the following minimum requirements:
Events awarded a national championship designation must adhere to these minimum marketing requirements set by USAOCR. Selected events will receive a manual with detailed requirements.
How to Apply
If your organization is interested producing a championship event, please email your proposal and include the following information:
For questions about the process or specific national championship designations, please contact the National Events Department: firstname.lastname@example.org.