For the coach (or any level 1 volunteer or adult working with student-athletes on a team)
the cost is $25 registration fee plus $38 background check for a first-year coach. Returning coaches will have a $25 registration fee plus $11 background check (year 2 to year 6). Any adult who participates in team practices must be a registered coach with the New Mexico League and is background checked.


Coach, Team and Rider Registration Opens On April 1, 2024

This fee covers:

  • Background check requirement ($38 new; $11 returning)
  • Annual NICA Membership fee
  • Insurance during practices, pre-rides, and races
  • Training webinars
  • Access to the numerous resources through NICA’s industry connections, including discounts on products
  • Risk Management best practices studies and implementation
  • The how-to’s of starting a team and working with middle and high schoolers

Student-athlete season registration

April 1: Registration opens

2024 Season Fees

  • $50 annual NICA membership
  • $75 annual NM League registration ($35 per race)
  • Full season package cost: $245 before September 30

NOTE: Your team’s registration deadline may differ from the league’s deadline. Teams have the authority to close registration earlier than the New Mexico League in the interest of organizing the team, ordering kits, and preparing riders for the race season.

The Season Registration Fee is non-refundable.

Financial Aid

We know finances can be a barrier for people to participate in this sport, and we’re committed to assisting families to the best of our ability with our scholarship fund. Whether you’re a coach or a student-athlete, we are here for you!

Coach and Student-Athlete Scholarship Application – Apply Here!