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.

Our Mission:

We build strong minds, bodies, character, and communities through cycling

Our Vision:

Every youth is empowered to be part of a thriving and engaged cycling community

Our Values:


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


Annual Reports

EIN 13-4234305

2021 Annual Report
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2020 Annual Report
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2019 Annual Report
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2018 Annual Report
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2017 Annual Report
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2016 Annual Report
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2015 Annual Report
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2014 Annual Report
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2013 Annual Report
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Lead Sponsor

Trek Bikes

Platinum Sponsors

Shimano Specialized SRAM
Rockshox QBP Salsa Cycles

Gold Sponsors


Silver Sponsors


Bronze Sponsors

Feedback Sports Borah The Feed Velocirax Strike Rudy Project Bosch
Cannondale Outside Chargel Yakima Terry Terry