Round 3 – Gelnorchy MTB PArk

Saturday ride day & Sunday race day

Catagories

Women – Open/Elite (combined)

Men U13

Men U15

Men U17

Men U19

Men – Sport

Men – Veteran

Men – Master

Men – Elite

Entry Information

Important: To participate a current MTBA membership/licence is required.  This can be either a full Race / Recreational Membership, a Free Trial Membership (available online via the below link) or Day Recreation Permit (available at the time of online registration).

A Race Day Event Permit covers you for both Days!

The costs for the Day (Event) Permits are:

Junior Race Licence $22

Adult Race Licence $36

Available online at time of Entry via the Event Registration Link (select non-MTBA Member).  Or purchase at the event on the Day (cash only).

All riders must display a registered club number plate on the day to participate.

MTBA member and licence Information, https://www.mtba.org.au/membership/membership-types/

An annual MTBA licence is highly recommended if you are intending on entering multiple events / races throughout the year.

Member Ages
Senior 19+ years
Junior 13-18 years
Dirt master 3-12 years

A “Free Trial” membership is also available if you have not held an MTBA membership in the last 3 years (Note: the insurance with this membership is at a lower limit than that provided by a financial membership).

RIDE DAY RECREATION PERMIT

This licence is available to non-members and provides public liability & personal accident cover for the day.  It is available to purchase when you enter online via the Event Registration Link.

Senior rec. permit $10 per event
Junior rec. permit $7 per event

With all these options available, there’s no excuse not to come along!

Not a member?  No problem – Day Permits are available when entering.

Safety Requirements

As per the MTBA Mountain Bike Technical Regulations: Club-Level Events (2018) https://www.mtba.org.au/wp-content/uploads/Mountain-Bike-Tecnical-Regulations-CLUB-REGIONAL-LEVEL-EVENTS-V2.0-PUBLISHED-24-MAY-2018.pdf

Mandatory:

  • full-face helmets with a fixed non-detachable mouth-piece. The helmet must be fitted with a visor.  Helmets with detachable mouth-pieces are not permitted. Open-face helmets may not be worn.
  • a jersey or shirt covering the elbows must be worn as a minimum
  • knees must be covered by full-length trousers and/or self-fastening knee or knee/shin guards expressly designed for off-road cycling.

Recommended:

  • neck brace expressly designed for off-road cycling
  • back and shoulder protection expressly designed for the purpose
  • full-finger gloves
  • elbow protectors and/or long sleeve jersey to the wrist
  • goggles expressly designed for the purpose.

In Under 13, Under 15 and Under 17 categories, the following equipment is mandatory at all times while on track:

  • Full-finger gloves must be worn.
  • Full length jersey – jersey must cover elbows at all times.
  • Knee pads and elbow pads must be worn.

GEAR WILL BE CHECKED.  NON- COMPLIANCE = NO RIDE.

St John Ambulance will be in attendance.

Bicycle Requirements

As per the MTBA Mountain Bike Technical Regulations: Club-Level Events (2018):

  • All bikes must be presented upon registration and riders will not be given a start plate until their bike fulfils the requirements as stated
    below;
    – all bikes must have two working brakes, one front and one rear;
    – all bikes must be fitted with handlebar plugs;
    – all bikes must have a maximum wheel diameter size of 29 inches;
    – all bikes are subject to random inspection throughout the course of an event and those bikes not meeting the above requirements will be forfeited from immediate event participation and not allowed back into the event until deemed satisfactory by an event official.

Mechanical support will be provided (subject to availability).

Cancellation Policy

Event changes including venue, date and/or time of events at the organisers discretion. An event may be cancelled due to extreme weather and/or fire danger; a refund will be provided where possible and the event rescheduled if practical.

SCHEDULE

Saturday

Day 1 – Ride Day

11.00am – Registration Opens

12.00 noon – Practice – Shuttles Start

4.00pm – Shuttles Finish / Track Closed

BBQ available from 11.30am

Sunday

Day 2 – Race Day

8.30am – Registration Opens

9.00am – Track Briefing

9.30am – Track Opens / Shuttles Start

12pm – Lunch (track closed)

12.30pm – Race Briefing

1pm – 2.30pm – Seeding

3pm – 4.30pm – Racing

5pm – Presentations

BBQ, drinks and snacks available.

COST

Online Entry Required:

Sat / Sun – $80 (plus licence)

Sat only – social / practise – $30 (plus licence)

Sun only – practise / race – $50 (plus licence)

Free entry for Women (licence required)

Entry Opens:

7 am – TBA

Entry Closes:

9 pm – TBA

Entry Link:

TBA

Questions?

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Getting There

From Glenorchy City head to the end of Talosa street and through the park gates.