Webinar for Club/Event Organisers - Webinar Follow-Up

Thank you to those who were able to attend our recent webinar on Mountain Biking in a COVID-19 Environment. We hope you found it useful.

For those who were unable to attend, we recorded the Club/Event Organisers Webinar and have put on line for you to watch in the comfort of your own home.

You can view the recording here on myMTBTV

You can view the Slideshow here.

We hope you have acquired some helpful information, and we hope to connect with everyone again as we've received a lot of positive feedback and think this is a great way to communicate with you all.  If you have a question you would like answered, feel free to email it through to amy.cundy@mtba.org.au or andrew.miller@mtba.org.au, alternatively you can give us a call on 07 5628 0120.

Webinar Feedback

We would like to ask you a few questions regarding the webinar. Your feedback will help shape future webinars/forums to understand your needs better. This can be answered by people who watched the live webinars or the recordings online.

To provide your feedback, please follow the link below to a short 5-minute survey.


MTBA COVID-19 Updates and Resources Page 

The MTBA COVID-19 Updates and Resources webpage is the main page to find:
  • Links to State and Territory Guidelines
  • Summary of Return to Play Requirements Per State Territory
  • MTBA Guidelines for the Resumption of MTB Activities
  • MTBA Affiliated Club COVID-19-Safety-Plan 
  • Rebooting Mountain Bike Activities in a COVID-19 Environment
  • Sport Australia - Return to Sport Tool Kit
  • Australian Coaching Council – COVID-19 Safe Sport Coach Certification Program

MTBA COVID-19 Activities Page

On the MTBA COVID-19 Activities page you will find information on:
  • MTBA Strava - "Together Alone" twice weekly ride
  • Zwift - Group Meet-Ups with Aussie riders
  • The Big Lap of Australia - Let's ride around Australia together. First 250 MTBA members can sign up for free with the code MTBAMEMBER1
FAQ - Club/Event Organisers

Following the webinar, we have developed an FAQ document which you can view here.

As mentioned in the webinar Sport & Recreation Victoria and been advised to further encourage all clubs to apply for the $1000 survival grant:

Any grant applications that identify equipment purchases are being put in a holding pattern for later assessment, but other applications are being processed (for some) as quickly as within 3 business days that identify things like:
  1. Loss of membership income
  2. Return to ride expenses (like consumables for track maintenance,)
  3. Utilities/lease expenses (either during shut down, or upcoming that you were reliant on participation in order to pay)
MTBA encourages clubs to apply for the full $1000 as soon as practicable.
Stay up to date, remember to check your local state and territory guidelines regularly.

Enjoy Living your Life Off-Road, the MTBA Team
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