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The Halloween Cyclocross Crusade of Bend, Oregon is happening November 1-2, 2014 and is home of the famous Halloween Cross Crusade cyclocross race.

Is it a cyclocross race? Is it a cultural celebration? Will you have fun? Yes!

Every halloween, Bend Oregon hosts the highly anticipated Halloween Cross Crusade & Cyclocross festival.

 

Halloween Cyclocross Crusade

Two full days of epic racing for all categories on the National Championship course at Deschutes Brewery in the Old Mill District

>>2014 Course Map

The legendary Halloween Cyclocross Crusade race is back for the third year, and will again take place at Deschutes Brewery in the Old Mill District on November 1st & 2nd, 2014.

Witness the fun and mayhem of over 1,000 cyclocross racers donning costumes and competing for Cross Crusade points. In addition to two days of epic racing, attendees will enjoy the sights, sounds and tastes of the Deschutes Brewery beer garden, live music, and cultural food and festivities. Visit www.crosscrusade.com for more information.

 >>Vendor Expo Contract

Clydesdale Cyclocross Championship of the Universe

The Knights of the Cross Crusade have spoken; therefore, let it be known that on the first Saturday of the eleventh month of the year 2014, a Clydesdale Champion of the Universe will be knighted. Cyclocross gladiators weighing 200 pounds (1.428 Contadors) or more, and Athenas, female gladiators weighing 160 pounds (1.142 Contadors) or more are eligible to enter the ring of battle. You won't want to miss this epic event on Saturday night November 1st at Deschutes Brewery. Seriousness will not be tolerated.

Read all the details here!

Deschutes Brewery Warehouse Party - Jungle Cross - Jungle Theme Warehouse Bash

Deschutes Brewery loves to have a really good time.  This will be the party of the year. We promise. Deschutes Brewery will host another not-to-be-missed warehouse party on Saturday night when they host their warehouse celebration of all things Cyclocross with a "Jungle Cross" theme. See schedule below for all the gritty details or click here.

Buy the Official Halloween Cyclocross Crusade Tee Shirt Before They're Gone!

>> Buy official Cross Crusade gear here

Lodging

So, you're coming into town for the 2014 Halloween Cross Crusades and you need to find comfortable accommodations? 

- Located less than a mile from the start line, the TownePlace Suites by Marriott is offering a special Halloween Cyclocross rate of $92 if you mention “Halloween Cyclocross” when making your reservations. Online reservations at Book your group rate: Halloween Cyclocross

- Bend Vacation Rentals - Halloween Cyclocross Special: Stay between October 30 and November 2, and receive 15% off with promo code CRUSADE (new bookings only). Book now! 

- Pine Ridge Inn - Halloween Cyclocross Crusade Package October 31st – November 2nd, 2014:  The Pine Ridge Inn is walking distance from the venue.  All competitors will receive a 6-Pack of Deschutes beer upon check-in, a special bike washing station will be available outside & our daily complimentary breakfasts will help you last through to the finish line.  Just mention the ‘Halloween Cyclocross Crusade’ upon making your reservation; 800.600.4095

>>For a complete list of Bend Lodging Options go to the Where to Stay page.


Festival Schedule of Events

Friday October 31 -

6-9PM: Early Registration & Packet Pick-up at Crows Feet Commons.
Get a jump on early registration and celebrate the kick-off of the 2014 Halloween Cross Crusades with your friends from Crows Feet Commons, Deschutes Brewery, Visit Bend and the Cross Crusade.

Saturday November 1 - 

8AM to 4PM: Halloween Cross Crusade races in the Old Mill District and Deschutes Brewery. Register at www.crosscrusade.com

7:30 – 8PM: Don't miss the 4th Annual Clydesdale Championship of the Universe at the Old Mill District and Deschutes Brewery.

8PM – 2AMDeschutes Brewery Warehouse Bash Must be 21 or older to enter. 
Theme: Jungle Cross. Beer-inspired & jungle-themed appetizers.
Keepsake photos to take home and plenty of tasty beer and beer inspired cocktails!
$15 Entry Fee - It goes for a really, really good cause. Proceeds benefit the High Desert Museum

Jungle Cross Entertainment for the Evening: 
Live music, stage performance from Chicago Afrobeat Project, Global Ruckus, Prom Jim, Bass Ghost, and DJ Professor Stone. 

Sunday November 2 - 

11am-1pm: BPTA & Commute Options team up for Kiddie Kross Races in the Old Mill District and Deschutes Brewery.
Kids can decorate their bikes and parade over in time to participate or spectate at the Kiddie Cross Races. Kiddie Kross is a non-competitive event for those 12 and under. Kiddies will be divided into 2 categories based on height and bike type: A's and B's. All 3 wheel bikes or bikes with training wheels are automatically in B's. Kids on two wheels, over established height are A's. B's will do small inner loop specifically designed for them. A's will do ONE lap on the cross course.

8AM to 4PM: Halloween Cross Crusade races in the Old Mill District and Deschutes Brewery. Today is the official costume day. Make them great! Register at www.crosscrusade.com


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