Central Coast CC
Central Coast Women's Criterium

Details
Date
Sun, 10 Mar 2024
Format
Criterium
Course
UON
Entries open
Now
Entries close
Sat, 09 Mar 2024 6:00 PM AEDT
Scratch cut-off
Sun, 10 Mar 2024 6:00 PM AEDT
Pay online by
Mon, 11 Mar 2024 11:59 PM AEDT

About

  • Proudly hosted by Central Coast Cycling Club
  • This event is sponsored by The Edge Cycles. We would like to thank Thomas Rafferty and The Edge Cycles for partnering with us for this event. If you would like more information about all of the great The Edge Cycles products and services please drop by and see Thomas and the team at 41 Central Coast Hwy, West Gosford, NSW 2250 or visit their website http://www.theedgecycles.com.au/ or you can contact them on 02 4321 1566**.

The course is located at the University of Newcastle Ourimbah Campus, it is on a safe, 1.8 km closed to traffic course with an excellent surface.

  • Prizes for the top 3 females & 1st male finishers in A, B & C categories.
  • The Women only Novice Grade is for women who are new to racing but want to give it a go
  • Prizes for the top 3 females in Novice Women category
Place Prize Money Grade
1st Female $50 A,B,C & Novice
2nd Female $40 A,B,C & Novice
3rd Female $30 A,B,C & Novice
1st Male $30 A,B,&C

Race Schedule

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

Race Times (approximately) & Grading

Grade Time
A Grade 50 mins + 2 laps
B Grade 45 mins + 2 laps
C Grade 40 mins + 2 laps
Novice Women's Grade 20 to 30 mins + 2 laps

We will ask the Novice Women how long they want to race.


  • 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 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)


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
$15.00
Junior entry
$0.00

On-the-day pricing:

Regular entry
$20.00

All online prices include credit card fee.

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