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 email@example.com
2019 MTBA Selection Policy – Section A General Selection Eligibility Criteria (updated 8-3-19 to include E-MTB)
2019 MTBA Selection Policy – Section B8 eMTB (added 8-3-19)
E-MTB World Championships – Information regarding UCI regulations is available HERE (updated 8-3-19)
All athletes are advised to take careful note of the eligibility requirements for which include racing the mandatory selection events listed below.
MTB World Cup entries are administrated by MTBA in conjunction with Cycling Australia. Dates and locations of the full MTB World Cup Series can be found HERE.
For all the information regarding individual and federation (wildcard) entries for all the 2019 MTB World Cups please download the 2019 MTB World Cup Entry Guide.
All athletes are strongly advised to start the application process as early as possible. There are a number of parts to the process that take significant time to finalise. Please note cutoff dates carefully.
All athletes are reminded that to be eligible for federation entries they MUST compete in the 2019 MTB National Championships and 2019 MTB Oceania Championships in the discipline they are applying for a federation entry in.
For any inquiries contact MTBA Sport Manager – Evan James firstname.lastname@example.org
For information on the High Performance Race Campaign program including the South Africa Cup XCO event in Pietermaritzburg on June 15/16 please go to the Junior Development Page.