Fees & Schedules

Schedule of Events

Friday, October 5th
12:00p – 9:00p : Amateur Packet Pick-Up: Epic Rides Registration Tent
12:00p – 6:00p : Downtown Bentonville Inc. Bike & Gear Expo Opens
2:00p : Mandatory Pro Racers Meeting p/b Stan’s NoTubes
2:00p : Pro Packet Pick-Up: The Walmart World Room
2:00p : Start Ozark 25 Fun Ride: Main St.
3:00p – 8:00p : Beer Garden Opens: Blake Street
3:30p : Swing By Stan’s NoTubes For A Free Sealant Refresh
5:00p : FREE Klunker Crit: Blake St. (2 Laps)
5:15p : Pro Women El Yucateco Pro Fat Tire Crit: Blake Street (20 min. + 3 laps)
6:00p : Ozark 25 Course Support Concludes
6:00p : Pro Men El Yucateco Pro Fat Tire Crit: Blake Street (20 min. + 3 laps)
7:00p : El Yucateco Pro Fat Tire Criterium Awards: Blake St. Beer Garden
7:00p : Mandatory Stan’s NoTubes Amateur Ozark 35 + 50 Riders Meeting: Blake St. Beer Garden

Saturday, October 6th
7:30a : Start Ozark 50: Main St.
8:30a : Start Ozark 35: Main St.
8:00a – 6:00p : Downtown Bentonville Inc. Bike & Gear Expo Opens – Deals Galore
8:30a – 4:00p : Register For The Kids’ Fun Ride: Epic Rides Registration Tent
10:30a – 8:00p : Beer Garden Opens: Main Street
11:00a : Time Cut-off: Ozark 35 Participants at Lake Ann Aid Station
12:00p : Time Cut-off: Ozark 50 Participants at Commonwealth Rd & Euston Rd (27mi mark)
12:00p : Stop By The Maxxis Tent For A Chance To Win A Free Tire!
4:00p : Ozark 35 & 50 Course Support Concludes
4:00p : Amateur Awards Party: Main Stage
6:45p : Raise A Pint To Our Dedication Recipient Tim Scott: Main Stage

Sunday, October 7th
7:30a – 8:30a : Register For The Kids’ Fun Ride: Epic Rides Registration Tent
8:00a – 2:00p : Downtown Bentonville Inc. Bike & Gear Expo Opens
8:30a : Pro Men Backcountry Race: Main Street
8:40a : Pro Women Backcountry Race: Main Street
9:00a : Start Kids’ Fun Ride: Main Street
10:30a – 2:00p : Beer Garden Opens: Main Street
11:30a : Time Cut-off: Professional Men & Women thru Commonwealth Rd & Euston Rd (27mi mark)
1:30p : Pro Awards Party: Main Stage

(Flat) Registration Fees

Epic Rides is excited to introduce a new, simpler (Flat) Fee Registration for the Oz Trails Off-Road. The costs below are what you see at checkout – no more hidden fees. Say goodbye to multiple fees and say hello to …a good day on the bike.

What’s Included In My (Flat) Fee?

(Flat) Fee includes initial registration, processing fees, and donation. Does not include fees for registration modification. 

Registration Fees & Dates Until July 31st   Until September 9th  Until Event
 Ozark 35 & 50 Backcountry Ride $130 $140 $150
 Ozark 35 & 50 Backcountry Ride – Junior $70 $80 $90
 Ozark 25 Fun Ride $90 $100 $110
 Ozark 25 Fun Ride – Junior $50 $60 $70
 Pro Fat Tire Crit & Backcountry Race $95 $100 $110
Kids’ Fun Ride(s) $10 donation

Register by September 9th to receive a complimentary event T-shirt, personalized # plate, official event poster & decal, and goodie bag.

Each participant has an equal opportunity to earn their Finisher’s Award. A Mason Jar full of freshly made local Pimento Cheese.

Event Cancellation Policy

Much like dropping in on a steep rocky descent or committing to ride a distance outside of your comfort zone, the risk is inherent in our sport.

The act of registering for an Epic Rides event, although not quite as dangerous as riding your bike, presents risks.

Epic Rides takes great pride in the high level of organization and scenic venues our events utilize. In order to assure each event is up to par with Epic Rides expectations it’s critical we make sure nature is cooperating in the effort to avoid unnecessary impacts on both the rider and the trails.

If an act of God or another event beyond our control occurs, what can event participants expect?

1. Epic Rides’ decisions will be based on participant safety & environmental impact. Often times these decisions are in the hands of the landowners or agencies our events are permitted through.

2. If the event is canceled, participants will receive first right to sign up for the following years event via early registration.

3. Entry Fee: Epic Rides cannot accept the risk of a canceled event for reasons beyond our control. Participants are respectfully requested to accept the financial risk of their individual entry.

The skinny: Epic Rides does not save any money if you do not participate. Epic Rides needs to pay for all supplies and services associated with the event, regardless of the outcome. These include (but are not limited to) permits, 3rd party vendors, transport, administrative expenses, and awards.

If you feel further conversation is necessary, we welcome your phone call at 520-623-1584

Changes or Refunds

Pre-event distance changes:
  • Decreasing to a shorter distance – No Change Fee
  • Increasing to a longer distance – $10 Change Fee, plus any difference in price for increased distance
On-site distance changes:
  • All distance changes made at the event – $10 Change Fee, plus any difference in price for increased distance

Category changes:

  • All changes to Date of Birth, Gender, or Category (Geared or Single-speed) – No Change Fee

Transfers or Refunds

As acknowledged by each rider during the registration process, Epic Rides follows a strict non-transferable, non-refundable registration policy.
We do, however, understand “life” happens… The following exceptions will be considered:
  • Unscheduled Military duty with a copy of orders
  • Debilitating injury or illness  with a doctor’s note
  • Death of immediate family member with verification


Each registration includes a $10 donation toward event fundraising efforts.

The Oz Trails Off-Road raises funds for local and national event beneficiaries including Friends of Arkansas Single Track, Arkansas High School Cycling League and the International Mountain Bike Association.