Central Coast CC
Elders Insurance Central Coast 2023/2024 Season Kick Off

Sun, 24 Sep 2023
Entries open
Sun, 17 Sep 2023 6:00 PM AEST
Entries close
Sat, 23 Sep 2023 6:00 PM AEST
Pay online by
Sun, 24 Sep 2023 11:59 PM AEST


  • Proudly hosted by Central Coast Cycling Club
  • This event is sponsored by Elders Insurance Central Coast. Elders provides support to the Central Coast Cycling Club in a number of ways and we would like to thank them for partnering with the CCCC for this event. If you would like more information about all of the great Elders Insurance Central Coast products please visit their website https://www.eldersinsurance.com.au/elders-insurance-central-coast or contact Daniel Sammut on 02 4343 7700 or send an email to daniel.sammut@elders.com.au.
  • Prizes for the top 3 finishers and 1st female in 4 categories (A, B, C and D)
Place Prize Money
1st $50
2nd $30
3rd $20
1st Female $25
  • 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

Race Schedule

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

Race Fees

Online entry cost is $15. If you enter on the day it'll be $20 in cash.
If the race is cancelled due to weather, all online entries will be refunded. Later grades (A-C), please allow D to F 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
E Grade 20 mins + 2 laps
F Grade 10 mins + 2 laps

Gradings: You can view current Criterium rider grades on EntryBoss.
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
Junior entry

All online prices include credit card fee.