(Bentonville, AR) March 25, 2022 – Bike School Bentonville, Ozark Outdoor Foundation in conjunction with OZ Trails presented by Walmart announce the expansion of the Walmart OZ Kids Crit for 2022! We are pleased to bring the race series to Rogers, Fayetteville, and Springdale, with the final in Bentonville.

WHAT IS A CRITERIUM? A criterium is a bike race where the riders ride laps on a closed course. In our case, the number of laps is determined by the age of the riders and all the riders will ride bikes with flat handlebars.

Registration Opens April 1. Each race is $20. Register for the full series by April 15 to get your name on your race plate!


  • Rogers - April 30 | RESULTS
  • Fayetteville - May 21
  • Springdale - June 8
  • Bentonville - October 22

Walmart Oz Kids Crit Series Rules

  • Age is their age on December 31, 2022
  • Helmets mandatory
  • Flat handlebars (no road bikes)
  • Bar ends plug (no holes in the end of the handlebars)
  • Nobby tires wider than 1.4 inches
  • Working brakes (excluding balance bike categories)
  • No BMX Pegs
  • Kickstands allowed
  • Closed toed shoes mandatory
  • Encourage other people, have good sportsmanship
  • Hands on bars entire race
  • Costumes are encouraged for riders and volunteers, and there will be a prize for the best costume!
  • Points are awarded based on place, with a bonus for participating in all four races and a bonus at the Championship race in Bentonville.

Bentonville - October 22

All Registration is Online and closes October 22 (Race Day!) @ 3:00 pm.

Onsite Check-In and Race Plate Pickup: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm, 405 South Main Street, Bentonville

*Riders must check in at least 30 minutes before their staging time.

CategoryStaging TimeRace Time
Balance Bikes 2-33:45 pm4:00 pm
Balance Bikes 4-64:00 pm4:15 pm
Pedal 3-44:15 pm4:30 pm
Pedal 5-6 Girls4:30 pm4:45 pm
Pedal 5-6 Boys4:45 pm5:00 pm
Pedal 7-8 Girls5:00 pm5:15 pm
Pedal 7-8 Boys5:15 pm5:30 pm
Pedal 9-10 Girls5:30 pm5:45 pm
Pedal 9-10 Boys5:45 pm6:00 pm
Pedal 11 Girls6:00 pm6:15 pm
Pedal 11 Boys6:15 pm6:30 pm

We need volunteers for the race! Sign up HERE (link coming soon).

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