The North Carolina Interscholastic Cycling League was organized in 2015 to provide a fun, safe and high quality mountain biking program for students in grades 6 to 12. With the cooperation of our partners and our sponsors, we provide a positive experience for ALL student-athletes,regardless of ability level, in accordance with NICA's Five Core Principles:
Fun: Inspiring friendship, joy, and adventure.
Inclusivity: Everyone should be able to participate in our programs and feel welcomed, respected and supported.
Equity: Committed to fair treatment, equal access, opportunity, and elimination of barriers to encourage participation for all.
Respect: Consideration for all others, oneself, and the outdoors.
Community: NICA unites diverse people, families and communities through cycling by creating fun and welcoming experiences.
The North Carolina League is committed to creating life-long cyclists who are conscientious, responsible and empowered. We believe forming middle school and high school teams is the best way for students to learn to love riding.
North Carolina League Mission Statement:
Fills a niche for students whose needs may not met by traditional interscholastic sports
Gets kids outside
Welcomes and supports diversity in ability, ethnicity, gender, orientation, and skill level
Promotes trail-building efforts and environmental awareness
Improves focus and academic performance in our student-athletes
Promotes health & fitness in teens & their families