Mountain Bike Australia in conjunction with Canberra Off-Road Cyclists are pleased to present Rounds 7 & 8 of the 2018 Cross-Country National Series.
Event: 2018 MTBA Cross-Country National Series presented by Beastwear – Rounds 7 & 8
Date: Saturday 24th & Sunday 25th March, 2017
UCI Class: Class 3 | Elite Men, Elite Women, Junior Men & Junior Women
+ UCI Junior Series (Round 7)
Location: Stromlo Forest Park, AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY
Event Host: Canberra Off-Road Cyclists
Facebook Event Page: www.facebook.com/events/326940531050974
Official Hashtag: #XCNS18
President of the Commissaire Panel: Li Chia(Rikka) LEE (UCI)
Commissaire Panel: Anthony Newham (MTBA), Peter Hosking (MTBA)
Communique #001B regarding Lap Numbers for XCO National Series Round 7 – Saturday 24th March
Communique #002 regarding Feeding & Start Times for XCO National Series Round 7 – Saturday 24th March
Communique #003 regarding Lap Numbers for XCO National Series Round 8 – Sunday 25th March
Communique #004 regarding Feeding & Start Times for XCO National Series Round 8 – Sunday 25th March
Communique #005 regarding change to number of laps for Elite Men – XCO National Series Round 8 – Sunday 25th March
CLICK HERE for Day 1 Live Timing
CLICK HERE for Day 2 Live Timing
Round 7 – Race 1 Under 15, Under 17, Expert, Masters 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 & 8 Men
Round 7 – Race 2 Elite, Junior (U19), Under 15, Under 17, Expert, Masters 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 Women
Round 7 – Race 3 Elite, Junior (U19), Masters 1 & 2 Men
Round 8 – Race 1 Under 15, Under 17, Expert, Masters 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 & 8 Men
Round 8 – Race 2 Elite, Junior (U19), Under 15, Under 17, Expert, Masters 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 Women
Round 8 – Race 3 Elite, Junior (U19), Masters 1 & 2 Men
CLICK HERE to view the registered participant list for Rounds 7 & 8.
Late Registrations: Late registrations are available at the venue up to 2hours prior to the scheduled start time. Late registrations attract a $20 late registration fee.
2017 National Series Discounts: MTBA provide discounted entry into the 2018 Cross-Country National Series for the top three (1st – 3rd) eligible riders in each recognised category of the previous series. Riders may claim their discount when completing an online entry for the 2018 Cross-Country National Series by entering their MTBA Membership Number in the ‘promotional code’ field during the online entry process. Please note: It is the entrants’ responsibility to claim their discount at the time of entering. MTBA will not issue refunds for riders who fail to validate their promotion code when entering.
UCI International Licence: International rirders holding a UCI International Licence are eligible to participate in this event. At the time of completing your online registration, you will be charged the associated cost of a Race Day Licence. Upon competition of your online registration, forward your event confirmation email along with a copy of your UCI Licence to email@example.com for a full refund of the associated Race Day Licence fee.
Membership Requirements: To register and participate in this event, riders must hold a valid MTBA Race Membership or purchase a Race Day Licence at the time of registering. Please note: Membership must be valid on the date of the event for which you are registering. If your membership expires before the date of the event, you must renew your membership before entering this event. MTBA Recreation Members may upgrade to a Race Membership at anytime through the MTBA Online Services System or opt to purchase a discounted Race Day Licence Upgrade.
For more information on MTBA membership options CLICK HERE.
CLICK HERE to book Team Pit Space for the 2018 MTBA Cross-Country National Season.
Canberra Off-Road Cyclists are looking for volunteers for this event.
CLICK HERE to register as a volunteer now!
CLICK HERE to download the event schedule. (Version 1.1 | Published 1 March 2018)
CLICK HERE to download the official event guide (includes course maps and technical feature descriptions). (Version 2.0 | Published 18 March 2018)
This event is being held at Stromlo Forest Park.
Please refer to the ‘PUBLICATIONS‘ tab of the MTBA website for the latest version of the Cross-Country National Season Guidelines.
Information on prize money and awards for the 2018 Cross-Country National Series has been published in the 2018 MTBA Prize Money & Awards Guide. For events listed on the UCI International Calendar, prize money will be paid in accordance with UCI Financial Obligations.
Please refer to the ‘PUBLICATIONS‘ tab of the MTBA website for the latest version of the MTBA Prize Money & Awards Guide.
The Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) has been notified of this event, and may conduct random testing during the Mountain Bike Australia Cross-Country National Series.
To ensure that you are adequately informed on testing procedures, please read the guidelines provided by ASADA here. Please note that blood samples may be required along with standard urine samples.
For questions about prohibited substances, please contact the ASADA Hotline on 1800 020 506.
Mountain Bike Australia strongly encourages all athletes and support personnel to ensure that you maintain ample knowledge about the sample collection process and your rights and responsibilities in relation to testing.
For information on the Canberra area, things to do, places to stay and eat visit www.visitcanberra.com.au
Looking for a bike-friendly hotel in Canberra? Don’t go past Abode Apartment Hotels who are offering 5% off the best available rate at their Woden hotel only. Use discount code MTBACAN18 when booking your stay between 22 and 26 March. For bookings head to abodehotels.com.au
For accommodation at Forrest Hotel and Apartments, book direct on their website for a 5% discount, groups of 4 or more call Mahaish on 02 6203 4300 and use the code BIKE. Forrest Hotel and Apartments offers complimentary coffee, tea and free parking, free tennis court hire including rackets and balls and a lovely BBQ area! To book forresthotel.com
|Elite Men & Women||–||$95.00|
|Expert Men & Women||–||$80.00|
|Junior (Under 19) Men & Women||–||$80.00|
|Under 17 Men & Women||–||$60.00|
|Under 15 Men & Women||–||$60.00|
|Masters 1 Men & Women||–||$80.00|
|Masters 2 Men & Women||–||$80.00|
|Masters 3 Men & Women||–||$80.00|
|Masters 4 Men & Women||–||$80.00|
|Masters 5 Men & Women||–||$80.00|
|Masters 6 Men & Women||–||$80.00|
|Masters 7 Men & Women||–||$60.00|
|Masters 8 Men & Women||–||$60.00|
|Masters 9 Men & Women||–||$60.00|
|Masters 10 Men & Women||–||$60.00|
|Late Registration Fee||–||$25.00|
|Race Day Licences||Fee|
|Race Day Licence <19 years of age||–||$18.00|
|Race Day Licence >19 years of age||–||$30.00|
|2018 Cross-Country National Series Presenting Partner||–|