Proudly hosted by Central Coast Cycling Club and NSWCX
Location: Matcham Valley Pony Club
Start time: 8am
Getting there: Wattle Tree Rd, Holgate. If you're near the RFS depot then you're very close. Parking inside the gate, please follow directions and drive slowly. There is some overflow parking at Paul Oval around the corner (off Milina Road) if required.
What is Cyclo-Cross? Read all about it here
|08:00am||Course & Sign-on desk open||All|
|08:40am||U13 Kids Race (Modified Course) Any Bike, introduction to CX, (Entry on the day)||15 Minutes||FREE|
|09:00am||Mens and Womens Open & Junior Novices (CX or MTB )||30 Minutes||Blue, Pink & Yellow|
|"||B Grade Women (CX Bikes Only)||30 Minutes||Pink|
|09:45am||Presentation 1 - all prior races||10 Minutes|
|"||Course Open For Practice & Vehicle Movements||45 Minutes|
|10:30am||Womens A, Mens B Grade Race & Progressive/Elite Juniors (CX Bikes Only)||40-45 Minutes||Purple, Green & Yellow|
|11:30am||Mens A Grade & Masters Mens (30+) Race (CX Bikes Only)||60 Minutes||Red & Green|
|12:45pm||Presentation 2 for all later races||15 Minutes|
|01:00pm||Lunch and post race party at Six String Brewery, 4/330 The Entrance Rd, Erina||ALL WELCOME|
Sign-on closes at 10.30am sharp. Where possible race numbers will be pre-allocated so please take the correct race number.
Lots of pins are available, PLEASE PIN ALL 4 CORNERS so the numbers can be read by scorers, numbers to be over to the left hand side of your jersey please.
Race schedule subject to change depending on entry numbers and time constraints.
Progressive Juniors are competent CX riders who can manage a 40 minute race and are close to being competitive in Mens B Grade.
The registrar is not responsible for allocating grades to riders. Contact race organisers through entry boss if you require any assistance.
Please make sure you SIGN on when you collect your number at the desk.
You can scratch your own entry up until Sat, 29th at 6:00pm if you pre-register and are then unable to attend for any reason.
Online entry cost is $20 (Juniors $10) as for all NSW CX Series. Family cap of $50, see us at the race if you go over this please. If the race is cancelled due to weather (Ha Ha, this is cyclocross, we don't cancel unless high winds make it dangerous!! There are lots of old gum trees about the course), all online entries will be refunded.
Junior categories are calculated from date of birth, using Cycling Australia membership categories.
All entries are provisional until reviewed by the race director and/or handicapper. If you are unsure of which grade to enter, pick which you think is the best, and put some notes in your entry for the handicapper to review. If you are an A grade road rider, please enter the Elite or A Grade race regardless of your cyclocross experience!
Disc Brakes: - Disc brakes have been approved for racing by Cycling Australia.
Race Briefing: - Riders MUST be at the start line 5 minutes before allocated start time for the Commissaires instructions.
Race Numbers: - Please pin them on ALL 4 corners (back left hand side) so we can read them for lap counting and time scoring, and return them to the registration desk on the appropriate colour pile at the end of your race please.
Announcements: - Please check the club website or Facebook for any announcements regarding racing.
Safety: - All competitors are reminded that bicycle 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.
All riders entering a sanctioned Cycling NSW Cyclocross acknowledge they do so at their own risk and that cycling and cyclocross racing can be considered a dangerous sport which may result in injury arising from an act or omission of the rider, other riders, other vehicles, spectators and other obstacles and track and road conditions, and whilst all reasonable care is taken by the organizer and officials when organizing the event, all participating cyclist have an equal responsibility to ensure they take all reasonable care in adhering to the rules and other conditions imposed by Police, Council and other officials ensuring a safe race environment for all concerned. This clause is to be printed at the top of the event sign-on sheets and include signatures acknowledging the riders are aware of this point.