GRAVITY FESTIVAL – 3 DAYS OF CAN’T-MISS MTB ACTION

Experience the Gravity Festival in Big Bear!

Get ready to send it like Sir Isaac Newton at the 3rd annual Gravity Festival in Big Bear! Aug. 18-20 at Summit Bike Park, with free admission for spectators and plenty of can’t-miss MTB action.The 3-day bike-xtravaganza has become one of the West Coast’s premier events for Enduro and downhill racing, plus the Strait Acres Slalom Invitational featuring a $20k prize purse and an all-new scrub off competition.Registration is currently open for all categories through Aug. 17, subject to availability, so sign up to compete or grab your crew and come check out the gravity-fed fun and expanded base area vendor village with more than 20 of the industry’s top brands.

DONT MISS IT!

Get ready for three days of can’t-miss MTB action during the 3rd annual Gravity Festival, August 18-20, 2023, at Summit Bike Park. The event is free for spectators* and registration is now open** for all race disciplines, including enduro, downhill, and the Strait Acres Slalom Invitational hosted by Kyle and Rachel Strait with $20K prize purse, plus a vendor village in the base area featuring the latest gear and apparel.

*Valid lift ticket or season pass required for all on-hill activities, including but not limited to Summit Bike Park, Scenic Sky Chair, Basecamp activities, and special events.
**Pre-registration required. Registration goes offline Thursday, Aug. 17, at 7PM PDT. All racers must have a USAC license and complete a liability waiver to participate.

REGISTRATION INFO & RACE SCHEDULE

Advance registration is required by Thursday, Aug. 17, at 7PM PDT. Racer check-in will be located at Snow Summit near the Adventure Academy on the east end of the base area. Entry fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. For any questions or concerns, please call Team Big Bear directly at 909.633.6729 or email Tom Spiegel at teambigbear@aol.com.

Check-In Hours

Friday, Aug. 18 (8AM-3PM)
Saturday, Aug. 19 (7:30AM-2PM)
Sunday, Aug. 20 (8AM)

STRAIT ACRES INVITATIONAL DUAL SLALOM

Friday, Aug. 18: Practice & qualifying
Saturday, Aug. 19: Finals
Purse: $20K
Open to all levels of racers. Must have valid lift ticket or season pass to access slalom course.

ENDURO

Friday, Aug. 18: Practice
Saturday, Aug. 19: Practice & race
Entry fee does not include lift ticket. Discounted practice lift tickets available at registration check-in for $25/day. Discount is not available online.

DOWNHILL

Friday, Aug. 18: Practice
Saturday, Aug. 19: Practice
Sunday, Aug. 20: Practice & race
Course: Miracle Mile
Entry fee does not include lift ticket. Discounted practice lift tickets available at registration check-in for $25/day. Discount is not available online.

LICENSES

All Gravity Festival races are USAC sanctioned, which requires all racers to have a license. A one-day license can be purchased for Cat 1, Cat 2, and Cat 3 during the online checkout process. Juniors do not need to pay for a license.

RACE PLATES

Dual Slalom: New plates will be issued
Enduro: New plates will be issued
Downhill: Bring your plate; replacement plates will be available on-site ($15 per plate)

WAIVER

All participants must complete a Liability Waiver before checking in.