GETTING STARTED

This page contains information about how to get a student connected with the team, links to resources that will help you learn more about NICA and access to forms that you can submit to start the process of joining the team and applying for scholarships and / or financial assistance. We're glad you're here!

ABOUT THE TEAM

If you haven't already read the About page, we highly recommend you do so before registering the student athlete as it will help you get a sense of what the team is all about. You can read that by clicking this link.

ABOUT NICA

This team is organized in the Florida Interscholastic Cycling League (FICL) of the National Interscholastic Cycling Association (NICA). NICA is the national "parent" organization that statewide leagues are formed under. FICL is the Florida league that this team is formed under. We encourage you to take some time to read about NICA as our team will always be oriented to embody the NICA Mission, Vision and Values.

NICA Mission

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

NICA Vision

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

NICA Values

Fun

NICA inspires friendship, joy, and adventure.

Inclusivity

NICA believes everyone should be able to participate in our programs and feel welcomed, respected and supported.

Equity

NICA is committed to fair treatment, equal access, opportunity, advancement and elimination of barriers to encourage participation for all.

Respect: NICA expects consideration for all others, oneself, and the outdoors.

Community

NICA unites diverse people, families and communities through cycling by creating fun and welcoming experiences.

REGISTRATION

 

Please use the following forms to begin the registration process. Please be sure to include a parent or guardian's contact information as we will never reach out to a student athlete in one-to-one communication. Any communication with the student athlete will always include the parent or guardian.

CLICK HERE TO ACCESS THE REGISTRATION FORM

CLICK HERE TO ACCESS THE SCHOLARSHIP / FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FORM

Please contact us if you have any issues submitting the form and we can register you over the phone.

 
 

EQUIPMENT

Student athletes will be responsible for brining the following items to every practice. Due to the inherent risks in our sport, being prepared is essential and the team will have a strict "SAFETY FIRST / READY TO PRACTICE" policy. If the student athlete is unprepared, they will not be able to participate.

Please use our contact form if you have questions about the gear list.

  • Bicycle (must be pre-approved by a coach and suitable for mountain biking activities)

  • Helmet

  • Water (bottle or hydration pack)

  • Appropriate clothing for the conditions (rain jacket when rainy, warm jacket when cold, etc)

  • Close-toed shoes (no flip-flops, slippers, crocks, etc)

  • Multi-tool

  • Tire repair kit (patch kit and tire levers)

  • Hand pump or CO2 kit

  • Buff or face mask

  • Snack

  • Necessary medical gear such as an Epi pen, Benadryl or insulin.

NOTE: Scholarship student athletes will be provided any necessary cycling equipment.