Taco Time Volunteer Park Criterium

Saturday in the Park

June 17, 2023

Held under USA Cycling permit # Pending

Continuous racing from 10:00am to 7:00pm

Over $6000.00 in cash and merchandise prizes. Taco Time Volunteer Park Criterium 2023 Medals awarded to the top five finishers in each category. Taco Time Cactus Cards. All races include “Cash Primes”.

Where: 1547 15th Avenue East, Seattle, WA 98112

WSBA Race Number

WSBA Race Numbers will be used and numbers go on the left side. Rental numbers are available at Registration for a $10.00 fee with $5:00 refundable when the number is returned.

Mary’s Place Seattle

The Taco Time NW Cycling Team, and Taco Time NW Restaurants has teamed up to support “Mary’s Place Seattle”. Give generously.


The Taco Time NW Cycling Team in partnership with our sponsor Taco Time NW Restaurants is presenting the 2023 Taco Time Volunteer Park Criterium. We will be presenting the race for the 56th year on Saturday June 17, 2023.

Registration opens March 1st.

Early Registration: Adults $45.00. Juniors $25.00. Second race $20.00.

Full Registration after May 31st: Adults $50.00. Juniors $30.00. Second race $20.00.

Day of Registration: Adults $60.00. Juniors $40.00. Second race $ 25.00.

Rules: Race is held rain or shine. No refunds. Held under USA Cycling Permit # Pending. A 2023 USA Cycling license is required. Annual license available for purchase at registration. One day license available for Cat 5 men and Cat 5 women. Waivers must be signed at registration prior to each individual race except for pre-registration though USA Cycling. Fields of less than 10 starters can be combined at Race Directors discretion. All prizes will be awarded at the podium ceremonies and winners must be present to receive their awards.

Podium Awards at: 1:00pm, 2:25pm, 3:55pm, 5:05pm, and 7:30pm.

Start TimeCategoryTimeField LimitPrizes
10:00amCat 5 Men30 min75Medals/Merchandise
10:35amCat 4/5* Women30 min50Medals/Merchandise
11:10amCat 4 Men40 min100Medals/Merchandise
12:00pmCat 1-5 Men 50+40 min100Medals/Merchandise
12:45pmCat 3/4/5 Women30 min100Medals/Merchandise
1:20pmCat 1/2/3 Men 35+60 min100Medals/$290.00 cash
2:25pmCat 4/5 Men 40+45 min100Medals/$290.00 cash
3:10pmCat 3/4 Men 35+45 min100Medals/$290.00 cash
4:00pmCat P/1/2/3* Women40 min100Medals/$1090.00 cash
4:45pmCat 3 Men60 min100Medals/$400.00 cash
5:50pmCat P/1/2 Men70min100Medals/900.00 cash
* Scored Separately

Compete and win the exclusive 2022 Taco Time Volunteer Park Criterium medal.

Medals are awarded to the first five finishers in each category. Gold, Silver, Bronze, Bronze, Bronze.
Taco Time Volunteer Park Criterium Start/Finish line. No more broken pavers.

WSBA Counterbalance Beer Garden

The Taco Time NW Cycling Team is supporting the Washington State Bicycle Association by hosting the WSBA Counterbalance Beer Garden. All proceeds go to support the programs of the WSBA. The beer garden is located on the start/finish line so you can have a beer and watch the exciting racing.

Counterbalance Beer Garden – Gear and Bike Check

Ride to the race. Get a good warmup. Check your gear. Race and win. Check your bike. Now enjoy the racing from the WSBA Counterbalance Beer Garden located on the start/finish line. Watch the podium ceremonies, collect your winnings and enjoy the ride home.

Bella ‘MBriana Italian Street Food

Bella ‘MBriana Italian Street Food is going to be at the race offering delicious sandwiches and pasta bowls straight from Italy. Open from 11:30am to 5:30pm.

Wheel/Bike Support pit

The Wheel/Bike Support Pit with be “Wheels in/Wheels out” Bring your extra set of wheels to the pit before your race should you flat or have a wheel issue.

Contact the Race Director