International Representation

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS 

All athletes wishing to be considered for selection to National Teams are advised to carefully read and understand the Section A eligibility criteria, and the relevant specific criteria for their discipline. In particular athletes are reminded of their obligations surrounding mandatory selection events, and extenuating circumstances for injury and/or illness, which must be fulfilled prior to any event the exemption is applied for. Athletes and coaches are welcomed and encouraged to discuss their season plans and racing schedules to best maximise their chances for selection with MTBA’s Sport Manager –  Evan James evan.james@mtba.org.au

2020 MTBA Selection Policy – Section A – ALL DISCIPLINES

UCI Cyclo-cross (CX) World Championships – Dubendorf, SWITZERLAND – February 1st – 2nd 2020

2020 MTBA Selection Policy – Section B4 CX 

Applications are  closed.

UCI Elite / U23 and Junior XCO and E-MTB World Championships – Albstadt, GERMANY – June 25th – 28th 2020

2020 MTBA Selection Policy – Section B1 XCO

2020 MTBA Selection Policy – Section B8 eMTB

Athletes should take note of the mandatory events they must attend to be eligible for selection.

  • Elite Men and Women, U23 Men and Women:
    1. 2020 XCO National Championships.
  • Junior Men and Women:
    1. 2020 XCO National Championships.
    2. MTBA National Cup Tier 1/Junior World Series – Mt Stromlo, Canberra ACT 4/5th April 2020
  • E-MTB Elite Men and Women
    1. 2020 MTBA E-MTB National Championships.

UCI Elite / Junior DHI World Championships – Leogang, AUSTRIA – September 5th – 6th 2020

2020 MTBA Selection Policy – Section B2 DHI

Athletes should take note of the mandatory events they must attend to be eligible for selection.

  • Elite Men and Women
    1. 2020 DHI National Championships.
  • Junior Men and Women:
    1. 2020 DHI National Championships.
    2. MTBA National Cup Tier 1 DHI – Mt Baw Baw (Feb 15-16 2020)
    3. MTBA National Cup Tier 1 DHI – Mt Beauty (March 28-29 2020)

UCI Four-Cross (4X) World Championships – Val-di-Sole ITALY – September 10th-11th 2020

Selection criteria tbc.

UCI Marathon (XCM) World Championships – Sakarta, TURKEY – 26th-27th September 2020

Selection criteria tbc.

UCI Trials World Championships

Details for 2020 tbc.

WORLD CUPS

MTB WORLD CUPS

The full MTB World Cup schedule can be viewed HERE. MTBA administers individual AUS rider entries for MTB World Cups in conjunction with Cycling Australia.

All riders are advised to carefully read and understand all the information in the entry guide below. There are a number of mandatory requirements that must be met to be eligible for federation entry and along with an application process. 

MTB World Cup Entry Guide 2020

CYCLO-CROSS WORLD CUPS

CX World Cup entries are administrated by MTBA in conjunction with Cycling Australia. Dates and locations of the full 2019/2020 CX World Cup Series can be found HERE. Applications for entry should be made via email to MTBA Sport Manager – Evan James evan.james@mtba.org.au well in advance of the closing dates. 

MTBA HIGH PERFORMANCE RACE CAMPAIGNS

For information on the High Performance Race Campaign program please go to the Junior Development Page.

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