Frequently Asked Questions

Will the event be canceled if there is bad weather?

No. Races will take place rain or shine! Come prepared for the weather and potentially muddy conditions. Wear comfortable shoes that allow for standing and walking on natural terrain.

I have COVID/missed my flight/my car broke down/I decided not to come/I can’t make it to the event for any reason, can I get a refund?

No, tickets are nonrefundable. If the event itself is canceled, all tickets will be automatically refunded.

When can I get into the venue?

Gates open at 9:00am local time on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. We recommend arriving early to stake out a good course-side view of the race.

Can I purchase tickets on the day of the event?

Yes, ticket sales will remain open and available for purchase through the weekend.

What measures are being taken to mitigate the risk of COVID-19?

Face masks are required inside the event (KN95, N95 or FFP2 highly recommended) and we ask that you respect social distancing at all times, particularly when eating and drinking. You will not be permitted to approach the riders for any reason, including selfies or autographs, for their safety and yours. Please respect all posted signs around the site regarding COVID-19 health measures.

Is there parking available at the venue?

No, there is no onsite vehicle parking available. Complimentary shuttles and bicycle valets will be available for fans attending the event. Find more Parking Information here.

How long do the shuttles run?

Complimentary shuttle service will be provided from 8am-5pm on January 28, 29, and 30. Click here to see locations and maps for the two available shuttles.

Can I walk on the race course before/after races?

No, for your safety and the safety of the riders, you will only be able to walk on the race course at designated crossing locations at all times.

Will there be food available at the event?

Yes, concessions will be available daily, with both meal and snack options provided. Please bring your preferred payment method for purchase.

Will there be alcohol available at the event?

Yes, there will be beer available for purchase. Please bring your ID and your preferred payment method to receive a wristband that allows you to imbibe on site.

Can I bring lawn chairs?

Yes, lawn chairs are allowed in the venue if you wish to sit down, but you are responsible for the storage and transport of any seating you choose to provide.

Can I bring my own food and drink?

No, outside food and drink is not allowed in the venue. If necessary, bottles, formula, and breastmilk may be brought into the park for infants and young children that require them.

Can I bring a water bottle?

No, please leave your reusable water bottle at home. If you are cycling into the event, you may leave your water bottle with the bicycle valet.

Can I bring my dog?

No, pets are not allowed in the venue for the safety of our riders and staff.

What else can’t I bring?

All bags will be checked at the gate and you will be prohibited from entry if you have any of these items: firearms, weapons, outside food and drink, pets, drones, unmanned aircraft, signs, megaphones, sound amplifiers, large spectator items such as poles, selfie sticks, large flags, or gimbals.

Can I smoke inside the venue?

No, smoking of any kind, including vaping products, is prohibited at Centennial Park.

I have questions about ADA accommodations, who can I contact?

Please reach out to Ashley at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with any ADA questions or requests.

Can I watch the races anywhere else?

To view the 2022 Walmart UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships online, please go to our broadcast partner GCN’s website to purchase a discounted one-year subscription to GCN+.

Are there other events happening outside of the race?

Yes! Please join us Thursday, January 27 at 5:30 pm local time for the Opening Ceremony at the Fayetteville Town Center. On Friday, January 28 at 3:00 pm local time, Bike.POC and All Bodies on Bikes will host a Community Bike Ride departing from The Garden Room. Following the ride, at 5:00 pm local time, Bike.POC and All Bodies on Bikes will present Pass The Mic: Intersectional Advocacy in Cycling, an in-person panel discussion, also at The Garden Room. All three events are free and open to the public.

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