There are many ways to get involved with NICA, from professionally produced competitive races to family fun rides and clinics. Whether a seasoned athlete or a first-time rider, NICA has a spot for you. There are even programs designed for adults to get more involved.
NICA races provide student athletes a place to set goals, build character and achieve their personal best. The league hosts five regular season races and a state championship. Races are professionally produced and supported.
Good coaches are the foundation of NICA. Anyone with a passion for youth development can be a great coach. The league brings together leaders, coaches and volunteers for hands-on education each fall.
Girls Riding Together, a.k.a GRiT Texas is an outreach program focused on recruiting, developing and retaining female athletes, coaches, ride leaders and volunteers. GRiT Texas is part of the NICA National GRiT outreach program.
NICA believes that skills are crucial to enjoying mountain biking and racing. New and expienced athletes alike can learn something new at NICA camps or clinics. Certified coaches and assistants provide training.