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Students, or parents of students, interested in riding in NICA.

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There is no more rewarding position than that of coach.

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It takes a volunteer army to pull off NICA in Arkansas!

Support Arkansas

None of this would be possible without the support of sponsors, donors and partners!

2021 race events

  • AR-MO ADVENTURE WEEKEND

  • PRELUDE
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    TRIAL


  • RACE 1


  • RACE 2


  • RACE 3


  • RACE 4

  • August 7-8
    Neosho, MO

  • August 29
    Sager Creek, Siloam Springs

  • Sept 11-12
    Spring Hill, Barling

  • Sept 25-26
    Clysta Willett Park, Mountain Home

  • Oct. 9-10
    Camp War Eagle, Rogers

  • Oct. 30-31
    Centennial Park, Fayetteville

  • AR-MO ADVENTURE WEEKEND

    August 7-8
    Neosho, MO

  • PRELUDE TIME TRIAL

    August 29
    Sager Creek, Siloam Springs


  • RACE 1

    Sept 11-12
    Spring Hill, Barling


  • RACE 2

    Sept 25-26
    Clysta Willett Park, Mountain Home


  • RACE 3

    Oct. 9-10
    Camp War Eagle, Rogers


  • RACE 4

    Oct. 30-31
    Centennial Park, Fayetteville

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What is Arkansas NICA?

Mountain bike teams, racing, training, and adventure for students grades 6-12.

Fun NICA inspires friendship, joy, and adventure.

Inclusivity NICA believes everyone should be able to participate in our programs and feel welcomed, respected and supported.

Equity NICA is committed to fair treatment, equal access, opportunity, advancement and elimination of barriers to encourage participation for all.

Respect NICA expects consideration for all others, oneself, and the outdoors.

Community NICA unites diverse people, families and communities through cycling by creating fun and welcoming experiences.

Building Strong Mind, Body and Character Through Interscholastic Cycling

Who we are

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You can be a nICA coach!

YOU DON'T HAVE TO BE A MOUNTAIN BIKER

WE HAVE A SPOT FOR EVERYONE!

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Coaching a team can be one of the most rewarding experiences of your life. The league will provide all the training that you’ll need to jump right in and start coaching a team. There are training seminars held throughout the year, online webinars and annual retreats that will give you all the information and training necessary. You don’t need to be a great rider. No prior coaching experience necessary. NICA and the League will provide the training and guidance you’ll need.

Resources Available

Risk management.

Coaching, Skills Training, & Starting a Team.

Videos, presentations, checklists, contacts.

We teach you how to teach skills.

Great way for families to have a shared activity!

stories from NICA

what was the most exciting thing about this last season?

Jacob

HHA Student Athlete

I loved being able to ride and race with riders who constantly inspire me to improve on and off the bike.

Terry

NICA Coach

It was coming off the trail to see one of our older riders mentoring a new rider after having a mechanical on trail. Instead of just leaving practice he came alongside the younger athlete and helped him learn to cross a small ditch and climb a hill. It's proof positive of the inner working of character built into the NICA program!

Kevin

NICA Parent & Coach

Arkansas NICA has allowed me to watch my child grow with confidence in himself and what he can accomplish, then having that transfer to all other aspects of his life.

Meet Our Arkansas League Sponsors

They Believe In The Power Of Bikes

League Sponsors

Top Sponsor

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Gold Sponsor

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NICA | Mountain Biking Arkansas | Arkansas Interscholastic Cycling League

A Fun And Safe Mountain Biking Program

The Arkansas Interscholastic Cycling League was organized in 2015 to provide a fun, safe, and high-quality Arkansas Mountain Biking program for students in grades 6 to 12. With the cooperation of our partners and our sponsors, we are able to provide a competitive mountain bike racing experience. Regardless of ability level, the Arkansas League is committed to providing a positive experience for all student-athletes in accordance with Five Core Principles: Inclusive, Equal, Strong Body, Strong Mind, and Strong Character. In turn, Arkansas’s goal is to create life-long cyclists who are conscientious, responsible, and empowered.

Arkansas Interscholastic Cycling League

With its moderate four-season climate, a variety of terrain, number of trails, and natural beauty at every turn, Arkansas is the ultimate mountain biking destination. It's getting the recognition it rightfully deserves. Arkansas features five Epic Rides, as designated by the International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA). Arkansas also has three IMBA Ride Center Cities and the first-ever Regional Ride Center.

Reviews:

Read on and see why we are the top Arkansas Mountain Biking group.

Google Reviews

"Outstanding staff!!! The focus is all on the kids’ safety and fun." - Saul Fernandez

You may have found us by searching for some other common Mountain Biking categories:

Monument Trails

Ozark Mountain Biking

Downhill Mountain Biking Arkansas

Epic Mountain Bike Trails Arkansas

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