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Join us September 4-6, 2014 for the 5th Annual High Point Cycling Classic  

The Festival


Hospitality is High Point’s specialty, and there will be no shortage of it here. This year’s Cycling Fest will have something for everyone…

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The Race


The “Crit” courses will be run on closed streets in the heart of downtown High Point, with the start finish at the Mendenhall Transportation Terminal canopy each day in front of Showplace. 

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Many different volunteer opportunities are available. Shifts are 2 hours and you can sign up for more than one!

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Welcome to the High Point Cycling Classic.

Home of the USA Cycling Professional Criterium National Championships 

Our mission is to promote the City of High Point, North Carolina, showcasing our abundant resources, incredible energy and enthusiastic citizens by hosting the finest Criterium races in the Southeast.

It’s time to gear up for the 5th Annual High Point Cycling Classic and a weekend line-up of fun for the whole family! Be sure and check out the full schedule under the "Cycling Fest" tab above.


Event Calendar

  • Vintage Bike Gathering - High Point Plaza Hotel 3:00 to 5:00pm.
  • Movie, "Breaking Away” - High Point Theater (FREE) - 7:30pm
  • Art/Bike Exhibit - Theater Art Galleries (TAG) - 7:00 to 9:00pm
  • String & Splinter Club presents Locally-Sourced Dinner, live bluegress, and cash bar. Bar opens at 6:00pm, dinner at 6:45pm
  • Vintage Bike Show - High Point Plaza Hotel Ballroom - 3:00 to 8:00pm
  • Contemporary Hand Built Bike Exhibit - Showplace Atrium - 3:00 to 8:00pm
  • The Bicycle: Art Meets Form - High Point Theatre - 1:00 - 5:00pm
  • Art/Bike Exhibit - TAG - 10:00am - 5:00pm and 7:00 - 9:00pm
  • Private Sponsor and Invited guest Gala - TAG - 5:30 to 7:00pm
  • Movie, "American Flyer" - High Point Theater (FREE) - 7:30pm
  • Party - Beer and Wine, Food Vendors - Mendenhall Transportation Terminal - 5:00 - 10:00pm
  • Music Event (Mipso Trio Band) and Party - Mendenhall Transportation Terminal 6:30 - 10:00pm


  • RideUnited 2013, Charity Bike Ride - on the course - 8:00 - 11:00am
  • Kids Movie, "Pee Wee's Big Adventure" - High Point Theater (FREE) - 9:00am
  • Kids Bike Races with the Pros - on the course - 11:30am - 12:00pm
  • Kid Zone - attractions and activities all ages 11:0am - 4:00pm
  • The Bicycle Art Meets Form - High Point Theater - 1:00 - 5:00pm
  • Vendor Pavilion - Click here for details
  • Art/Bike Exhibit - TAG 8:00am - 8:00pm
  • National Masters Races 12:30 - 4:30pm
  • USAC Womens Professional Criterium National Championships - 4:50pm
  • USAC Mens Professional Criterium National Championships - 6:40pm
  • Post Race Music Event Sol Fusion - Mendenhall Transportation Terminal 8:00 - 11:00 pm

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