Salem, Ore.- The Oregon Bicycle Racing Association (OBRA) is announcing that they have created a new fund dedicated to junior racing. They have seeded this fund with $5,000 for the 2015 year and will be looking to industry partners to make an investment in growing juniors in OBRA.
“We are excited to be able to create a dedicated fund for juniors, and to seed the fund with money for 2015,” says Executive Director Kenji Sugahara. “This is an exciting time for juniors in OBRA and we are looking forward to seeing what our Junior Coordinator Joel Fletcher can create with this new fund.”
OBRA is currently working on revamping the entire junior racing program in partnership with racing adults, juniors and industry partners. “The community is what is going to make this successful,” says Joel Fletcher. “We have also launched our website dedicated to junior racing.”
To access the junior racing website, visit http://juniors.obra.org. For additional information, contact Joel Fletcher.
Contact: Joel Fletcher
The Oregon Bicycle Racing Association (OBRA) is the official sanctioning body of bicycle racing in Oregon, Southwest Washington and parts of Northern California. We work with race promoters to put on world class events within the region. We sanction road, track, mountain bike, enduro, cyclocross and gran fondo events. OBRA provides the community and framework for successful events. We provide insurance, race equipment, competitions, calendars, training, judging, timing services, marketing, membership services and many other services to make bicycle racing safe, enjoyable and accessible. OBRA sanctions over 390 events and clinics throughout the year.