Large crowd of professional international cyclo-cross riders leaving the starting line

Cyclo-Cross is coming to Fayetteville!

Our City is very pleased to have been chosen as the site for two major Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) events, the 2021 Cyclo-Cross World Cup on October 13, 2021, and the 2022 Cyclo-Cross World Championship competitions held January 28-30, 2022.

On October 13, 2021, Fayetteville will host one of three World Cups to be held in the United States. There are currently two awards, tailored to the different categories of riders: Men Elite and Women Elite. This race will provide a taste of what’s to come for the 2022 World Championships, the biggest event for the sport of Cyclo-Cross – right here in Fayetteville!

These events are hosted locally by Experience Fayetteville. For full information about the Cyclo-Cross 2021 World Cup or the World Championships in 2022, including event tickets and riders information, please visit the OZCX UCI Cyclo-Cross World Cup page.


Centennial Park at Millsap Mountain, Fayetteville

Road Closure

Old Farmington Road will be closed from 7 a.m. through 7 p.m. Wednesday, October 13.

Parking  & Shuttle Service

There is no parking at Centennial Park. Shuttle service will be available from designated parking areas. Information on shuttle and pick-up locations will be announced on the Experience Fayetteville's official Cyclocross website.

A bike valet will be available, and spectators are encouraged to bike, walk or find alternative transportation to Centennial Park.


Tickets are available now. General Admission to Fayetteville’s 2021 World-Cup Event is free to the public, however, you must register to attend due to capacity restrictions. General Admission includes complimentary shuttle services and/or bike valet. Once at the venue, General Admission ticket holders will enjoy racecourse access, access to the Event Expo and the opportunity to purchase food and beverage.

COVID-19 Safety Protocols

Those attending the 2021 UCI Cyclo-cross World Cup on October 13 at Centennial Park, regardless of age, must provide proof of full vaccination (final dose at least two weeks prior to the race) or proof of a negative COVID-19 diagnostic test (PCR or antigen) taken within 72 hours prior to entry. A screen shot on your mobile device will suffice.

The City of Fayetteville is currently under a mask ordinance. When distancing cannot be practiced, all attendees will be required to wear masks that cover the nostrils and mouth except for when eating and drinking.

Schedule of Events

World Cup - October 13, 2021

Women Elite:  12:30-1:30 p.m.
Men Elite: 2:05-3:20 p.m.

World Championships - January 28-30, 2022

U18 Men & Women Races
U23 Men & Women Races
Elite Men & Women Races

Volunteer Information

Volunteers will be needed.