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

UCI Four-Cross (4X) World Championships – Val-di-Sole ITALY – 1st-2nd August 2019

Selection criteria and application information TBA.

UCI Elite / U23 and Junior MTB World Championships – Mont-Saint-Anne, Canada – Aug 28th – Sept 1st 2019 

Application information will be available in April 2019.

Selection Criteria 

2019 MTBA Selection Policy – Section A General Selection Eligibility Criteria (updated 8-3-19 to include E-MTB)

2019 MTBA Selection Policy – Section B1 XCO

2019 MTBA Selection Policy – Section B2 DHI

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.

  • XCO – Elite Men and Women – U23 Men and Women
    2019 XCO National Championships – Bright VIC 4th-7th April 2019
    2019 Oceania Championships – Bright VIC 8th-10th April 2019
  • XCO – Junior Men and Women
    2019 XCO National Championships – Bright VIC 4th-7th April 2019
    2019 Oceania Championships Bright VIC 8th-10th April 2019
    MTBA National Cup Tier 1/Junior World Series – Mt Stromlo ACT 17th March 2019
    MTBA National Cup Tier 1/Junior World Series – Mackay QLD 29th June 2019.
  • DHI – Elite Men and Women
    2019 DHI National Championships – Bright VIC 4th-7th April 2019
    2019 DHI Oceania Championships Bright VIC 8th-10th April 2019
  • DHI – Junior Men and Women
    2019 DHI National Championships – Bright VIC 4th-7th April 2019
    2019 DHI Oceania Championships Bright VIC 8th-10th April 2019
    MTBA National Cup Tier 1 DHI – Mt Buller VIC 19th-20th January 2019.
    MTBA National Cup Tier 1 DHI – Mt Baw Baw VIC 16th-17th February 2019
  • E-MTB – Elite Men and Women (aged 19 and over)
    2019 E-MTB National Championships – Bright VIC 4th-7th April 2019

UCI Marathon (XCM) World Championships – Grachen SWITZERLAND – 21st-22nd September 2019

Selection criteria and application information TBA.

WORLD CUPS

MTB WORLD CUPS

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 evan.james@mtba.org.au

 

MTBA HIGH PERFORMANCE RACE CAMPAIGNS

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.

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