Central Coast CC
Collaborative Construction Solutions Central Coast Criterium Championships

Details
Date
Sun, 3 Mar 2024
Course
UON
Entries open
Now
Entries close
Fri, 01 Mar 2024 6:00 PM AEDT
Scratch cut-off
Sun, 03 Mar 2024 6:00 PM AEDT
Pay online by
Sun, 03 Mar 2024 11:59 PM AEDT

About

  • Proudly hosted by Central Coast Cycling Club
  • Note that race times have changed for C Grade to 7:30 start.
  • LOCATION - University of Newcastle Ourimbah Campus 10 Chittaway Rd, Ourimbah NSW.
    Getting There: Group riding to the race, times are: 0715 Terrigal Pub, 0725 Forries Bus Stop. Gets to UON by about 0800. Some may leave earlier to get there for setup, check our Facebook page for any updates or earlier groups. We also post cancellations and event updates to those pages.
  • If you would like to assist with the setup and take down or help in other ways you can put your name down on the race roster here - UoN Roster

No Entry on the day - Entries Close 1st March

Only 25 places available per grade

The Central Coast Criterium Championships is the final race of a 6 race series sponsored by Collaborative Construction Solutions.

We would like to thank Todd Bacon and the team at Collaborative Construction Solutions for partnering with us for the series of races this season. Collaborative Construction Solutions is a full service building company that specializes in a variety of building services, ranging from minor renovations to commercial fit outs, through to major building refurbishments and the construction of new developments.

With their Tuggerah office they are well positioned to provide a high quality construction service throughout the Central Coast & Newcastle. All of their senior staff approach each project with a "can do" attitude and a "hands on" approach to each project, where they work with clients to provide the best result possible. "It is people that build buildings - not companies" is a key philosophy of their business.

If you would like more information about Collaborative Construction Solutions ** visit their website **https://collaborative.com.au/contact-us/ or you can send them an email at enquiries@collaborative.com.au or call them on (02) 4305 0815.

Place Prize Money
1st $150
2nd $100
3rd $60
4rd $40
1st Female $150
  • Total $2500 in prizes

Grading: You can view your current Criterium rider grade on EntryBoss.

The movement of riders both up and down grades is encouraged. This is necessary to ensure enjoyable, competitive riding with the correct balance between grades. It recognizes that a rider’s performance will usually vary over time depending on training levels and personal circumstances. If you are choosing to ride in a different grade than your currently allocated grade please include justification when you enter. Based on previous performance riders may be promoted to a higher grade by the committee.

NOTE: For visiting riders you should enter using the same grade as when you race at your club.


Race Schedule

Time Activity Grades
6:30 AM Setup Starts
7:00 AM Sign-on desk opens
7:30 AM Race Start for: C & D Grades
8:15 AM Registration desk is closed
8:30 AM Race Start for: A & B Grades
9:30 AM Presentation & Pack Down

Race Fees

Online entry cost is $20. No entry on the day If the race is cancelled due to weather, all online entries will be refunded. Later grades (A-B), please allow C & D grades priority at the registration desk before 7:30, plenty of time to register after they start racing.

Bring your AusCycling LICENCE to EVERY race!! It may be checked at registration if there is a need to confirm current validity. We use EntryBoss Member Verification for those entering online, however there are circumstances where this may not always be possible to confirm, so bring membership confirmation with you just in case you get asked to confirm.

To support families with junior riders, CCCC also offers the following:
Juniors under 19 years ride for FREE and race for the podium – no prize money
(Junior categories are calculated from date of birth, using AusCycling membership categories)


Race Times (approximately) & Gradings

Grade Time
A Grade 55 mins + 2 laps
B Grade 50 mins + 2 laps
C Grade 40 mins + 2 laps
D Grade 35 mins + 2 laps

Grading: You can view current Criterium rider grade on EntryBoss.

The movement of riders both up and down grades is encouraged. This is necessary to ensure enjoyable, competitive riding with the correct balance between grades. It recognizes that a rider’s performance will usually vary over time depending on training levels and personal circumstances. If you are choosing to ride in a different grade than your currently allocated grade please include justification when you enter. Based on previous performance riders may be promoted to a higher grade by the committee.

NOTE: For visiting riders you should enter using the same grade as when you race at your club.


Special Mention - Registered Kit

This event is a CLUB OPEN. ALL riders are encouraged to wear ** Club kit or Team kit**.
If you are new to your club and waiting on delivery of club kit, a plain white or black jersey can be worn. The "old" CCCC kit can also be worn.


Other Race Day Reminders

  • Cancellations - Races may be cancelled if the corners are too wet and dangerous. Check FB page early on race day or the day before for the latest information.
  • Toilets - Toilets are in the admin building near the start line, ask for directions if you are not sure where that is, no public urination will be tolerated.
  • Disc Brakes - Disc brakes have been approved for racing by Cycling Australia.
  • No License, No Race - Riders need a current license (or proof of renewal) to race. CA licenses only. Licences may be checked at any time so to make sure you can race, BRING your licence (physical or digital version) with you to every race. Online entries are verified by Entry Boss.
  • On-the-day Entries - Riders are encouraged to pre-enter as it helps with race organisation logistics. On-the-day entries are accepted if space & time permits. Please arrive early if after an on-the-day entry.
  • Race Briefing - Riders MUST be at the start line 5 minutes before allocated start time for the Commissaires instructions.
  • Announcements - Please check the club website or Facebook for any announcements regarding racing.
  • Parking - Plenty of parking in the car park directly opposite the registration/marshaling area, do not park anywhere on the University roads. Please drive SLOWLY around the course area, riders will be warming up on the public roads.
  • Safety - All competitors are reminded that road cycle racing can be considered a dangerous sport, and whilst all reasonable care is taken by the race organizers and officials when organizing this event, all participating cyclists have an equal responsibility to ensure they take all reasonable care by adhering to the road rules and any other conditions imposed by Police and/or officials ensuring a safe race environment for all concerned. Please refer to our Club specific Racing Rules for further information.

Entry prices

Online pricing:

Regular entry
$20.00
Junior entry
$0.00

All online prices include credit card fee.

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