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Who We Are

Founded in 2009, the National Interscholastic Cycling Association (NICA) develops interscholastic mountain biking programs for student-athletes across the United States.

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Coach With NICA

NICA coaches are role models and teachers who are open to learning the best practices of youth mountain bike coaching and actively work to hone their leadership skills on and off the bike.

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Find Your League

Leagues fulfill NICA's mission, improving the lives of teens and positively impacting communities by providing a high-quality, safe and fun interscholastic mountain bike program.

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NICA exists because of the generous support of our founding partners, national partners, and donors like you. If the interscholastic cycling movement moves you, please consider donating and help get one more kid on a bike!

NICA is More Than Racing...

NICA began as a race organization. Over the years, NICA has expanded to be inclusive of many stories: from trail stewardship, to girls riding together, to adventure by bike, our programs showcase the depth of our community and initiatives.

Coach Education Program

The purpose of the NICA Coach Education Program is to deliver comprehensive training to NICA coaches that provides the knowledge, skills and abilities to provide quality programming to NICA student-athletes. Quality coach education is the cornerstone to developing great youth coaches who can support the mission and vision of NICA.

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NICA Social Media

Struggling to find the ideal holiday gift for your coaches, student-athletes, family, and friends? Look no further!

We`ve gathered our top picks from our reliable NICA partners, ensuring you discover the perfect something for every cyclist in your life. The best part? When you back our partners committed to getting more kids on bikes, it`s a win-win for everyone! 🚴🎁

Check it out; visit the link in our bio!

#HolidayGifts #CyclingJoy #SupportKidsOnBikes #TisTheSeason #HappyHolidays

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🍁 Attention NICA Fall Leagues! 🚴‍♂️

We`ve extended the deadline to share your season insights!

🗓️ Complete the end-of-season survey by December 13 and let your voice shape the future of NICA. Your feedback matters! 🌟🚵‍♀️

Click the link in bio!

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#NICAFeedback #RideStrong #ShapeTheFuture

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Investing in NICA creates space for student-athletes to build lifelong skills, make friends on the trail, and experience the joy of being outside in nature.

Donations to NICA go toward building programs, like GRiT, Adventure, and Teen Trail Corps, that focus on developing the whole athlete. No matter why a student-athlete rides, NICA has a place for everyone.

Can you donate $10 to our end-of-year efforts that directly support these life-changing programs? Click the link in our bio to show your support.

📸: rolling_haynes

#RideTogetherThriveTogether #EveryoneRides #NICA #SupportYouthMountainBiking

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Attention NICA Fall Leagues! Don`t forget to have your say!

The end-of-season survey closes TOMORROW. Your feedback is crucial in shaping the future of our leagues. Let`s make it count! Link in bio!

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#NICAFallLeagues #FeedbackMatters #SurveyDeadline

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"Cycling is a joy I hope every kid who comes from similar circumstances as myself can experience." 🌟

Meet Madison Bess, a NICA student-athlete from Maryland, whose journey with the Prime Ability NICA team goes beyond the trails. For Madison, cycling is not just a sport—it`s a getaway, a way to face challenges, and a platform for positive change in her community. 🚴‍♀️

As a leader and scholarship recipient, Madison is on a mission to encourage more girls and kids of color in Washington D.C. to join NICA and experience the transformative power of cycling.

Do you want to support NICA’s mission of getting #MoreKidsOnBikes? Consider donating as part of our end-of-year campaign, and make an impact on the future of cycling! #RideTogetherThriveTogether

Your donation will help NICA continue to grow and support riders like Madison. Link in bio!

#EveryoneRides #NoMatterWhyYouRide #YouthMountainBiking

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