Tamworth Mountain Bikers
Tamworth (Primary) All-Schools Mountain Bike Event

Details
Date
Sun, 29 May 2022
Course
Tamworth Mountain Bike Park
Entries open
Now
Entries close
Mon, 23 May 2022 9:00 PM AEST
Scratch cut-off
Fri, 27 May 2022 9:00 PM AEST
Pay online by
Mon, 23 May 2022 9:00 PM AEST


COVID-19 Notice

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

  • you will not attend if you have flu-like symptoms within 7 days of the event
  • you will social distance and observe COVID hygiene practices
  • you will follow all safety guidelines and directions of the event promoter

Refunds: If we need to cancel for any reason, all riders will be given a 100% refund. We'll make every effort to notify riders the event is cancelled. If in doubt, please check this race listing for a notice.


Tamworth Primary All-Schools Mountain Bike Event - 2022

What

The aim is to encourage mountain bike participation in all Northern Inland schools by holding a mountain bike event for Primary aged students, in teams of three.

When

Race: Race is currently postponed. A date and time will be released shortly.

Where

Tamworth Mountain Bike Park

Gate to the Park will open at 7am, and close that afternoon at 5pm.

Parking

There is limited parking near the registration/timing/transition/picnic area. Car parking will be provided a short walk from the picnic area. If you are bringing a mini- bus, or mini-bus and trailer, or coach then please email info@tammtb.asn.au and let us know so a special area can be set aside.

Facilities

Facilities are limited at Tamworth Mountain Bike Park. There will be:

  • Toilets
  • Town Water

You should bring all other items, eg water, food, shelter. Please note that we expect that all rubbish should be taken home – there are no bins provided. We'd appreciate our Park being left spotless.

Cost and Registration

$25 per rider Registration and Entry at https://entryboss.cc/races/10696

Early registration will close at 9pm Monday 02 May 2022, registrations after 9pm 02 May 22 will not receive an individualised race plate and custom head sock.

Please message us if you wish to submit a late entry.

A team representative will need to report to the timing tent on race day and be will be given the race plates for each rider in their team.

Details

The race will be up to an 1.5 hour event for teams of three, run relay style. One team rider out on a lap at any one time. The lap will take about 15 minutes.

The team with the most number of laps completed in the 1.5 hours will be the winner. There will be points awarded for participation and category results to determine the Champion School.

Team Composition

Teams will consist of 3 riders from the same school (where possible). There will be Male, Female and Mixed categories in each of the 3 divisions*: Infants (K to 2) : Primary (Years 3 and 4) : Primary (Years 5 and 6) :

*Notes:

  • Students from a school with insufficient numbers to form their own team may contribute to another team. Please comment within the Entry Remarks, "wish to combine to make a team".
  • Students from a lower year division may race in an older division, but no student from an older division may race in a younger age division.
  • In some unusual circumstances, the Race Directors may vary these rules for some teams, but only by prior application by a school.

Schedule for Race Day

Time Schedule
7.00am Gates Open.
8.00am Race Plate pick-up. Riders with Race Plates may start practice on the course.
8.45am Plate pick-up closes. All practice on the course must stop.
8.50am Rider briefing, and then first riders move immediately to start.
9.00am Race Starts
10.20am Course closes – no more laps may be started. Sweep rider starts check lap.
10.30am (approx) Last rider finishes.
10.45am Presentation
05.00pm Gates close

Wet Weather

In case of very wet weather, or the track being unsuitable to ride (due to prior heavy rain) then the event may be postponed to a date to be confirmed. This postponement will be posted on the website and Facebook page by Friday evening, or on the morning of the race. All entry fees will be held over to this later event.

The Race Directors may cut short the event at any stage after the start if conditions become dangerous.

Event Course

Is available via our website, http://tammtb.asn.au/events/tamworth-all-schools-mountain-bike-event and here; https://www.google.com/maps/d/u/0/edit?mid=1SgpeXYNNhtTnaV1wnT1HPSbaIY98ys89&usp=sharing

Course Marshals

There will be Course Marshals around the track for the duration of the race to provide safety and communication for riders.

Insurance

All registered students will be covered for public liability and disabling injuries under the Auscycling Insurance scheme for Day License holders. Details can be found on the Auscycling web site https://www.auscycling.org.au/

Risk Assessment

A pro-forma Risk Assessment maybe available to be downloaded from the web site to assist teachers in preparing their own Risk Assessment for their school. This is a guide only, and must be checked for adequacy by each school.

Safety Equipment

Each rider must wear a AS2063 approved helmet, in good repair and properly fitted. We also highly recommend that riders wear eye protection and gloves.

First Aid

There will be a qualified First Aider from St Johns available at the First Aid post near Registration.

Presentation

All event entries will be awarded, and a Shield for Champion (Primary) School.

Questions?

A short Q&A is available on our website, http://tammtb.asn.au/events/tamworth-all-schools-mountain-bike-event

Contact

Event Organiser Tamworth Mountain Bikers Inc
Contact Name Michael Crummy
Contact Phone Number 0416280512
Contact Email info@tammtb.asn.au
Event Website http://tammtb.asn.au/events/tamworth-all-schools-mountain-bike-event

Entry prices

Online pricing:

Per Rider
$25.00

A payment card fee may apply (calculated at checkout).

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