2019 MTBA National Championships | Cross-Country, Downhill & Trials

Mountain Bike Australia in conjunction with the Victorian Government, Alpine Shire Council, Mystic Park & Alpine Cycling Club are pleased to present the 2019 MTBA National Championships.


EVENT DETAILS

Event: 2019 MTBA National Championships

Date: Thursday 4th – Sunday 7th April 2019

UCI Class: NC | Elite Men, Elite Women, Under 23 Men, Under 23 Women, Junior Men & Junior Women

Location: Mystic Park, Bright, VICTORIA

Disciplines: Downhill (DHI), Cross-Country Olympic (XCO), Cross-Country Short Course (XCC) & Cross-Country Team Relay (XCR), Trials & Pump Track

Facebook Event Page: www.facebook.com/events/131637114136794

Official Hashtag: #MTBANats19


COMMUNIQUES

Communique #001: Pump Track Regulations

Communique #002: Downhill Shuttle Groups

Communique #003: Cross-Country Olympic Lap Numbers

Communique #004: XCC & DHI Schedule Changes


LIVE RESULTS

CLICK HERE to follow the live results.


START LISTS

CLICK HERE to view the Downhill Seeding list.

CLICK HERE to view the Downhill Finals list.


COMMISSAIRE APPOINTMENTS

President of the Commissaire Panel: Beatrice A Lajawa (UCI)

Commissaire Panel: Michael Norman (Race Secretary), Anthony Newham (Technical Delegate), Darryl Cram, Shane Currie, Iain Masters, Stephen Rawlings, Jeff Hughes, Tim Rowe & John Van Den Ham.


EVENT SCHEDULE

CLICK HERE to download the Official Event Schedule.     (Version 1.0 | Published 21 December 2018)


PARTICIPANT GUIDE

CLICK HERE to download the Participant Guide.     (Version 1.2 | Published 29 March 2019)


PARTICIPANT LIST

CLICK HERE to download the Participant List.     (Published as at the time of Online Registrations closing)


ONLINE REGISTRATIONS

Online Registrations for this event have now closed.

You can still enter by calling 07 5628 0110 during business hours on Monday 1st & Tuesday 2nd April or by entering at the event. A $25 late registration fee per person applies to all registrations received after the close of online registrations.

 

Note: Masters aged riders that have raced as an elite rider and earned UCI points since January 1st 2019, must enter the Elite Category in the same discipline.  They cannot race in their age category.

2018 National Champion Discounts: MTBA provide discounted entry into the 2019 National Championships for the top three (1st – 3rd) eligible riders in each recognised category of the previous championship for XCO and DH. Riders may claim their discount when completing an online entry for the 2019 National Championships by entering their MTBA Membership Number in the ‘promotional code’ field during the online entry process. Discounts only apply to the event/s in which the rider received the award and will not extend to other disciplines. 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. 


Membership Requirements:
 To register and participate in this event, riders must be an Australian Citizen and hold a valid MTBA Membership 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.


COURSE MAPS

CLICK HERE to download the Cross-Country Olympic Course Map. 

CLICK HERE to download the Cross-Country Adaptive Course Map.

CLICK HERE to download the Cross-Country Short Course Map.

CLICK HERE to download the Downhill Course Map.

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WOMEN IN MTB BREAKFAST

At this years National Championships at Bright, Mountain Bike Australia will be hosting a women in mountain biking breakfast to be held 8:00am Friday 5th April in the Red Bull tent at the event village.

The idea of the breakfast is to provide an opportunity for the mountain bike community to hear from a panel of women who all have different stories to share about their connection with mountain biking. 

Panel members include Australian MTB legend Sharon Heap; adaptive MTB rider Heidi Thomas; mum of one of Australia’s elite downhill riders Jo Frew; NZ elite XC rider Samara Sheppard; Australian elite dowhiller Shelly Flood and Chair of the MTBA Board, Lee Brentzell.

The breakfast is free to attend and includes light refreshments of coffee, tea, baked goods and fruit. For catering purposes attendance numbers are limited. 

Register your attendance HERE


TEAM PIT SPACE BOOKINGS

CLICK HERE to book a Team Pit Space within the Event Village.


NATIONAL JUNIOR TRAVEL PROGRAM

Aged 15 to 22 and need some help getting to the event? Check out the National Junior Travel Program for a fully supported race camp.

Click here to view the full details and to register.


VOLUNTEER REGISTRATIONS

Want one of the best seats in the house as the nations top Downhill, Cross Country and Observed Trails riders take-on Bright? Volunteer opportunities are still available.

You can register to volunteer here!


LOCAL SPORTING CHAMPIONS

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The Local Sporting Champions (LSC) program is an Australian Government initiative designed to provide financial assistance for young sportsmen and women aged 12-18 to be used towards the cost of travel, accommodation, uniforms or equipment when competing, coaching or officiating at an official National Sporting Organisation (NSO) endorsed State or National Championship. 

If successful, applicants will receive a $500 grant.

For information on eligibility and/or to apply, CLICK HERE.


DOPING CONTROL

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 Championships.

To ensure that you are adequately informed on testing procedures, please read the guidelines provided by ASADA herePlease 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.

Please visit the ASADA website – www.asada.gov.au or the ASADA eLearning website – elearning.asada.gov.au for further information.


ACCOMMODATION & THINGS TO DO

Looking for accommodation in Bright for this event? 

CLICK HERE to visit the Bright & Surrounds website for a full list of local accommodation options. 


2019 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP CATEGORIES & ENTRY FEES

Category    XCO
Entry Fee
 
XCC
Entry Fee
 

  DH   Entry Fee

 Elite Men & Women –   $110.00 $25.00 $150.00
 Under 23 Men & Women –   $90.00 $25.00  
 Expert Men & Women –   $90.00 $25.00 $140.00
 Junior  Men & Women –   $90.00 $25.00 $115.00
 Under 17 Men & Women –   $70.00 $25.00 $115.00
 Under 15 Men & Women –   $70.00 $25.00 $115.00
 Under 13 Men & Women –   $60.00 $25.00 $115.00
 Masters 1 Men & Women –   $90.00 $25.00 $140.00
 Masters 2 Men & Women –   $90.00 $25.00 $140.00
 Masters 3 Men & Women –   $90.00 $25.00 $140.00
 Masters 4 Men & Women –   $90.00 $25.00 $140.00
 Masters 5 Men & Women –   $90.00 $25.00 $140.00
 Masters 6 Men & Women –   $90.00 $25.00 $140.00
 Masters 7 Men & Women –   $70.00 $25.00 $115.00
 Masters 8 Men & Women –   $70.00 $25.00 $115.00
 Masters 9 Men & Women –   $70.00 $25.00 $115.00
 Masters 10 Men & Women –   $70.00 $25.00 $115.00
 Adaptive Men & Women  $60.00    
 E-Bike Trophy –   $80.00    
         
 Team Relay (4 People) –   $60.00    
 Trials $60.00    
Pump Track Championship  $25.00    
         
 Late Registration Fee –   $25.00    
         
 Race Day Licences   Fee    
 Recreation Upgrade  –   $15.00    

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