2023 Federation University Road Nationals - Criterium (Club Teams)

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2023 Federation University National Road Championships

Club Teams Criterium

Friday January 6th, 2023

Event Type: Team Criterium
Entry Fees: $65 + payment card fee (per team)
Entries close: at midnight on Wednesday 28th December 2022
​Eligible Membership Categories: Elite, Masters​​
Location: Sturt St, Ballarat, Victoria

Please visit the event website for more details.

Riders will be required to hold one of the following:

  • A current AusCycling ‘Race – All Discipline’ membership (for all Road Races, Time Trials [U19, U23 and Elite] and Criteriums), OR;
  • A current AusCycling ‘LifeStyle’ or ‘Off-Road’ membership for all Team Time Trials and Team Criteriums, OR;
  • A 2023 UCI Licence

Entry categories

  • Masters 90+
  • Masters 120+
  • Masters 150 +
  • Masters 180 +

Age groups are by total age of the youngest three members, according to the 2023 age year.


The number of riders per team is 3 or 4. Mixed teams are permitted however they will be placed in the Men's category for placing.

Entry Regulations

  • Each team shall consist of 3 or 4 riders.
  • Clubs may enter any number of teams.
  • To be eligible to compete, each rider shall hold a current race membership from the club they represent.
  • All participants must wear approved club kit or plain kit.
  • Riders may only enter for one team per Championships.
  • Riders are not required to be Australian Citizens.
  • Combined club teams are not permitted.
  • An individual participating in this event must only enter as part of their Primary club. Unless the Primary club is not participating in a specific category where they may then participate with any Additional club of their choice that they are affiliated with.

Race Procedure

The event will be conducted in accordance with AusCycling Technical Regulation with the following exceptions:

The National Club Team Criterium Championship will be conducted where team members accumulate points towards the overall team score. Teams with the highest total of points then advance to the final round.

Points: Points will be scored based on placing of:

1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th  
15  12  10  8   7   5   4   3   2   1

Field Limit: A maximum of 20 teams will be permitted in the event. A minimum of 6 teams are required for the event to proceed.
Qualifying: 10 minutes (8 laps in Ballarat)
Finals: 15 minutes (12 laps in Ballarat)
Bonus Sprint Primes: A bonus prime will be award every 4 laps with the following points (5, 3, 2, 1). Dead heats on points, will be decided by the placing in the final sprint.

Scratching / Refunds

100% refunds will be provided until close of entry. After the close of entry there will be no refunds under any circumstances.

COVID-19 Refund Policy: Your rights will be protected under Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth). In the instance that social distancing or mass participation measures do not permit the event to proceed, your rights are protected. The AC Event’s policy for your registration, if the event is not able to held in 2023 due to Government restrictions; participants will have the ability to receive a refund minus a small transaction fee to cover third party costs associated with the ticketing process which is non-refundable. These are external fees from online merchants not the Event Organiser.

Contact Information


For all entry and event information and queries

Entry prices

Online pricing:

Regular entry

A payment card fee of $1.09 will be applied.

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