Who we are

Founded in 2009, the National Interscholastic Cycling Association (NICA) develops interscholastic mountain biking programs for student-athletes across the United States. Learn more here.

Coaches Resources

NICA coaches are role models and teachers who are open to learning the best practices of youth mountain bike coaching and actively work to hone their leadership skills on and off the bike. Learn more here.

Get Involved

Want to get involved, volunteer your time or donate to support getting more kids on bikes? Learn more here.

NICA exists because of the generous support of our founding sponsors, national sponsors and our donors. If the interscholastic cycling movement moves you, please consider donating and help get one more kid on a bike!

Interested in pursuing a career in the cycling industry? NICA has partnered with the Bicycle Industry Employers Association to offer a scholarship that will recognize and support two graduating NICA student-athletes from the Class of 2022 who are seeking to pursue a rewarding professional career in the bicycle industry. It will provide an accredited, educational foundation for their entry into the industry.
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Through this scholarship, recipients will receive financial assistance and an opportunity to attend the BIEA-accredited programs at either the Minneapolis Community Technical College or the Northwest Arkansas Community College. These programs both will prepare students for immediate employment in technical positions in the bicycle industry with the skills required to assemble and maintain all types and brands of new bicycles. Learn more and apply TODAY via the link in our profile. Applications will be accepted until 2/1/22.
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THANK YOU rockshox for continuing your support of NICA in 2022 as a Platinum Level Sponsor and helping us get #moregirlsonbikes and #morekidsonbikes!
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WE ARE HIRING! Come be a part of our NICA team, we have an opening for the Director of Corporate Partnerships position. Help us reach our goal of #morekidsonbikes and #moregirlsonbikes this year! Click the link on our bio for more information and to apply today.
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#JobOpportunity #MountainBiking #CyclingJobs #OutdoorJobs #DirectorofCorporatePartnerships
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THANK YOU srammtb for continuing your support of NICA in 2022 as a Platinum Sponsor and helping us get #morekidsonbikes and #moregirlsonbikes!
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#SRAM #MoreKidsOnBikes #MoreGirlsOnBikes #MountainBiking #NICAisMore #CyclingCommunity #MoreThanRacing
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WE'RE HIRING! If you are passionate about developing youth and community in an outdoor setting (as well as high-fiving hundreds of kids on bikes), then this is the job opportunity for you. Come apply to be our League Director in Nevada! Click the link in our bio to check out this awesome opportunity.
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#JobOpportunity #MountainBiking #CyclingJobs #OutdoorJobs #NevadaLeagueDirector
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CONGRATULATIONS to Mark R. with the Montana League - Mark is our 2021 Share the Ride Grand Prize Winner and will be heading out on an awesome biking adventure with western_spirit this year! Mark has been mountain biking since 1993 and was introduced to NICA by local friends Bill and Sam Schultz (the Montana League Director!) His three adult kids are all riders and he hopes to get his grandkids involved with NICA in a few years. Congrats Mark and thank you for your dedication to #MoreKidsOnBikes and #MoreGirlsOnBikes. We cannot WAIT to see where your experience takes you!
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"Life's most persistent and urgent question is, 'What are you doing for others?" - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
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Today we recognize and celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a day of service throughout our communities. There are many ways to serve your local, regional and national community. All during the year, NICA is proud to support service to the mountain biking community through its Teen Trail Corps Program. Community service demonstrates a commitment to making mountain biking more accessible on a local, regional and national scale while also growing as an individual. Through TTC Service and in partnership with our NICA community we work to serve a strong mind and body by engaging in stewardship of environmentally sustainable and responsible trails. Learn more about NICA's Teen Trail Corps Program via the link in our profile.
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THANK YOU shimanomtb for continuing your support of NICA In 2022 as a Platinum Sponsor and helping us get #MoreKidsOnBikes and #MoreGirlsOnBikes!
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#Shimano #RideShimano #MountainBiking #NICAisMore #CyclingCommunity #MoreThanRacing
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