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American Criterium Cup announces 2023 dates

November 7, 2022

Monday, November 7, 2022  /ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ – After a successful and exciting inaugural season, the American Criterium Cup (ACC) returns to the scene in 2023, offering over $400K in the combined event and series earnings.

Current 2023 confirmed events:

  1. Sunny King Criterium, May 6, 2023.
  2. Saint Francis Tulsa Tough, June 9, 2023.
  3. Kwik Trip Tour of America’s Dairyland, June 17, 2023.
  4. Bailey & Glasser Twilight Criterium, July 8, 2023.
  5. Salt Lake Criterium, July 15, 2023.
  6. Intelligentsia Cup, July 29, 2023.
  7. Littleton Twilight Criterium p/b Audi Denver, August 5, 2023.
  8. IU Health Momentum Indy, August 26, 2023.
  9. Bommarito Audi Gateway Cup, September 3, 2023.

New to the series is the Kwik Trip Tour of America’s Dairyland.

“The Kwik Trip Tour of America’s Dairyland, about to celebrate our 15th anniversary, is proud and honored to join the American Criterium Cup after an amazing first season with its prestigious group of founding races across the USA.” –Bill Koch, Executive Director.

Providing a criterium racing series for the Nation’s best cycling teams and athletes, the competition at each event will be intense.

We are super excited for another year of the ACC! We enjoyed the added excitement and increased competition that the series brought to the marquis crits we love to race. The first year series was well run, and the livestream added tremendous value for our fans and sponsors.“- Catherine Fegan-Kim, Directeur Sportif DNA ProCycling.

The American Criterium Cup offered some of the most professionally managed and hotly contested racing we’ve seen on the US criterium circuit in years. The series live streams offered an accessible platform for teams to showcase their riders, sponsors, and mission in a way that created a fanbase and new momentum for the sport. Having won the Men’s overall and U23 titles in 2022, Project Echelon is keen to make our mark again in 2023.”- Eric Hill, Project Echelon Racing Director.

With preparation underway for another action-packed season, the 2023 American Criterium Cup will work to elevate the stature of American criterium racing once again.

ABOUT AMERICAN CRITERIUM CUP

The American Criterium Cup is a multiple race criterium series that elevates the stature of criterium racing in the United States. The series is led by a group of independent criterium race organizers collaborating with and supported by USA Cycling, with input from professional and domestic teams and athletes. Each event has pledged to execute each event with standards of excellence, high production quality, and safety. Organizers of the series have placed $100,000 in escrow with USA Cycling for a series purse to be split equally among men and women.

Learn more at americancritcup.com

For more information, contact Jennifer Cvar at jennifercvar@gmail.com