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August 2021 Arkansas NICA Newsletter

By Arkansas NICA | August 17, 2021 | Comments Off on August 2021 Arkansas NICA Newsletter

Hello Arkansas NICA!!! We are less than 3 weeks away from our first race, and our team couldn’t be more excited! It’s been so long since we’ve all been together. Our practices are in full swing and we have over 740 Student Athletes participating in NICA across the entire state.   Our fall is full […]

AR-MO Adventure Jamboree Cancelled

By Arkansas NICA | July 27, 2021 | Comments Off on AR-MO Adventure Jamboree Cancelled

UPDATE: Dear NICA Family, We are excited about our 2021 racing season this fall.   With this in mind, we have been closely monitoring the COVID19 spike that is currently impacting South Central Missouri and other areas our region.    The goal of the AR/MO Adventure Jamboree was to bring our leagues together, share community and […]

July 2021 Arkansas NICA Newsletter

By Arkansas NICA | July 23, 2021 | Comments Off on July 2021 Arkansas NICA Newsletter

HELLO ARKANSAS NICA!!! We have been hard at work getting ready for the fall season all spring and early summer. After a quick vacation, the realization that the season is already here has us excited to get back to racing and see you all out on the trails. We recently finished our “Try it Out” […]

June 2021 Arkansas NICA Newsletter

By Arkansas NICA | June 17, 2021 | Comments Off on June 2021 Arkansas NICA Newsletter

HELLO ARKANSAS NICA!!! We finished our main coach training season June 5&6 with the Leader’s Summit at Thaden School in Bentonville. We had a weekend full of information, fun, training, and riding for new and experienced coaches alike. One of the highlights was a panel discussion with advocates from across the cycling community to talk […]

Raking Fridays in June

By Arkansas NICA | June 9, 2021 | Comments Off on Raking Fridays in June

Leading in our communities through service to our communities is an important part of how we build strong bodies, minds, character, and communities at Arkansas NICA. In the month of June, we are introducing a concept that we hope will become a culture for our league – and for our whole community: RAKING FRIDAYS. To […]

May 2021 Arkansas NICA Newsletter

By Haley | May 20, 2021 | Comments Off on May 2021 Arkansas NICA Newsletter

One of my favorite stories to come out of the off-season is from Huntsville and our Madison County Composite Team (MADCO). This off-season, the team, led by coach Eric Blocker, has obtained approval and received a grant to build trails on the Huntsville Middle School property. Sisters, student athletes, team members, and GRIT ambassadors Lainey […]

NICA News – League Director’s Note

By Haley | April 7, 2021 | Comments Off on NICA News – League Director’s Note

In Celebration of Women’s History Month, this month we have a special guest welcome note from Arkansas League Director, Kyla Templeton Dear Team NICA – Happy Women’s History Month! This month it’s been fun and exciting to hear about all the ways women and girls are making a positive impact on our NICA Community. As […]

March 2021 Newsletter

By Haley | March 22, 2021 | Comments Off on March 2021 Newsletter

The season may not have officially started, but things are beginning to get under way in Arkansas NICA. At the end of February we had a couple trail work events to kick off the season for service. Saturday February 27, OORC hosted a trail work day at the Baker Hayes Trail in Pea Ridge. Baker […]

Don’t miss out on fun in the dirt this weekend!

By Arkansas NICA | February 26, 2021 | Comments Off on Don’t miss out on fun in the dirt this weekend!

We have two events this weekend where student athletes can earn service hours and contribute to our community through trail work!   Saturday 8-12 in Pea Ridge. The NICA team in Pea Ridge is leading the charge to build a trail in their community. Come join their work! All are welcome! In case of rain, check […]

Arkansas NICA Newsletter – Singletrack Times – February 2021

By Arkansas NICA | February 12, 2021 | Comments Off on Arkansas NICA Newsletter – Singletrack Times – February 2021

  February 2021 It may be cold and icy outside, but we are dreaming of the warmer weather and a NICA season coming up! 2021 is shaping up to be a great season! We are confident we will have a full schedule of racing in the fall. Mark your calendars for our fall race event […]