Ferguson Valley Mountain Bike Club
Wellington Dam/Collie XC Festival - Saturday Arvo - Wellington Dam Event

Sat, 5 Mar 2022
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COVID-19 Notice

We are taking COVID-19 seriously.
By entering this event, you agree to the following:

  • While it is not mandated, the Collie Community and We request that only those up-to -date with their Covid -19 vaccinations attend the region to decrease the chance of exposure to the community while attending the events over the weekend.
  • you will not attend if you have flu-like symptoms within 5 days of the event and had a negative RAT or PCR test within 2 days of the event
  • you will follow all safety guidelines and directions of the event promoter
  • you will maintain excellent hand hygiene and use the provided hand sanitizers before and after your event
  • maintain 1.5 metres separation between people who are not from the same household or groups of other patrons and refrain from all unnecessary physical contact and wear a Mask when lining up to register, attending the kiosk or using the toilets
  • It is strongly recommended that you download the SafeWA App
  • It is strongly recommended that you download the Sevice WA App and have a copy of your Vaccination Certificate to get service in the kiosk and various premises in the region
  • Please register you attendance via the QR codes that will be located around the course

XCO State Series 2022 Round 1 - Wellington Dam / Collie MTB Festival - Saturday Afternoon Wellington Dam Event

IMPORTANT: Please enter 000 as your number plate as you will be issued with a new one for 2022, EITHER at Round 1 Wellington Dam Kiosk OR the following Day at the Collie Event registration tent. Please Make sure you get your Number Plate at least 30 min prior to your event. This will then plate be your plate to use for the rest of the season (Not Required for U9/13 Riders)

Venue: Wellington Dam Upper Kiosk Carpark

Date: Saturday 5th March

Coffee/lunch - Dinner/Drinks including alcohol available from the Kiosk 9am until 6.30 pm

Registration/Race Plate Collection: from 12pm Registration Tent - Wellington Dam Kiosk

Official Practice Timings:1pm -1.50pm Medic Onsite



Wave U13 Start Time Estimated Race Time
Under 13 02.00 PM 30 minutes

Wave U 9 Start Time Estimated Race Time
Under 9 02.40 PM 20 minutes


Wave 1 Green/Blue/Black trail options Start Time Estimated Race Time LAPS
Mens A Grade Ave 20-22kmph+* 03:00 PM 1 Hour 30 Minutes 5
Under 19 Boys 03:00 PM 1 Hour 20 minutes 4
Under 17 Boys 03:00 PM 1 hour 3
Men’s B Grade Ave. 18-20Kmph* 03:01 PM 1 Hour 30 minutes 5
Under 15 Boys 03:02 PM 45 min - 1 Hour 3
Women A Grade Ave 16-18Kmph+* 03:02 PM 1 Hour 30 minutes 4
Men’s C Grade Ave. 14-16kmph* 03:02 PM 1 Hr 15 - 1 Hr 30 min 4
Women B Grade Ave 14-16kmph* 03:03 PM 1 Hour-1 Hour 15min 3
Under 19 Girls 03:03 PM 1 Hour 30 minutes 3
Under 17 Girls 03:03 PM 1 hour 2

Wave 2 Dark Fun Green Trails Start Time Estimated Race Time LAPS
Men’s D Grade Ave. 12-14kmph* 05:00 PM 1 Hr - 1 Hr 15 min 5
Women C Grade Ave.12-14kmph* 05:00 PM 1 Hr - 1 Hr 15 min 5
Men’s E Novice/BeginnerAve 9-12kmph* 05:01 PM 1 Hr - 1 Hr 15 min 4
Women D Novice/Beginner Ave 9-12kmph* 05:01PM 1 Hr - 1 Hr 15 min 4
Under 15 Girls 05:01PM 45 min - 1 Hour 3

*the speeds are a guide to choosing your appropriate Grade. The average speeds are based on what you would average on a single track loop including both up and down segments. Note for longer ascending loops such as this event, you could minus 2kmph for each grade.

We strongly recommend that novice or beginner U15,U17&U19 Male or U27,U19 Females enter either D/E Grade Male or C/D Grade Female as the courses and distances for these grades are more suited to an novice /beginner rider.

Note we will create an D/E Grade Junior Male and C/D Grade Junior Female Category with Junior Fees available on 1 March. Note they will still ride with the D/E Grade Males and C/D grade Females.

Race Information

Does 60- 90mins of red-lining it, blasting up and down trails in stunning National Park while challenging yourself, your mates and talking it up afterwards while downing a cool drink and cooling off in the Wellington Dam or Collie River after, nearby, sound like your idea of fun? If so, we have the perfect race for you!

The newly opened Wellington Dam Trail network has had nothing but rave reviews from cross country gurus and novices alike. They a mixture of fun endless flowing green graded descents and climbs, challenging blue and black trails on the steep slopes of the Collie River Valley finishing down by the rapids of the Collie River and adjacent to the world biggest Mural on the Dam Wall. This is a Race for everyone especially those seeking some new trails and adventure in an area beyond compare.

Those doing Wave 2 will be super happy with the endless berms and corners on the advanced green trails The Big Dipper and Lichen This. WE HAVE UPON REQUEST INCLUDED A D GRADE WOMENS CATERGORY TO ENCOURAGE NOVICE AND BEGINNER RIDERS.

Those doing Wave 1 will love the opportunity to be challenged on the advanced blue and black trails of Pippin Hot and Dam it.


There will be an opportunity to practice on these trails anytime before the event including the morning of the event with Official Practice and Medic onsite from 1pm onwards.

Pick up of Number Plates will be available from 12.30 onwards at the Registration Tent Next to the Wellington Dam Kiosk and the (details below).

Come for the race, stay for the fun...bring the whole family and come on down to test yourself against the state's best, challenge yourself, your mates and make some new ones with a super fun adventurous group of friendly peoples that involved with running and taking part in these events.

Driving Directions:

Easiest driving directions are to approach the event via Wellington Dam Rd turning off the Coalfields Hwy. This will help you avoid traffic controls at the bottom of the Dam wall if you drove in via Falcon Rd.



Wellington Dam XCO loops

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Entry prices

Online pricing:

Regular Entry
Jnr U15-U19 categories
Jnr U9-U13 categories
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Trailbuilding Donation

Please consider adding a trail building donation to your race entry. 100% of funds go directly to the club for trail building. Thanks.