Who We Are
We get kids on bikes. We are outside going places. We are stoking a life-long passion for riding. Founded in 2009, the National Interscholastic Cycling Association (NICA) develops interscholastic mountain biking programs for student-athletes across the United States.
NICA is about having adventures with your teammates while tackling both small and grand challenges.
We build strong minds, bodies, character, and communities through cycling
Every youth is empowered to be part of a thriving and engaged cycling community
NICA inspires friendship, joy, and adventure
NICA believes everyone should be able to participate in our programs and feel welcomed, respected and supported
NICA is committed to fair treatment, equal access, opportunity, advancement and elimination of barriers to encourage participation for all
NICA expects consideration for all others, oneself, and the outdoors
NICA unites diverse people, families and communities through cycling by creating fun and welcoming experiences