Northern Combine
Pop Stewart Memorial Handicap

Details
Date
Sat, 18 May 2019
Format
2019
Course
Broadford
Entries open
Sun, 12 May 2019 6:00 PM AEST
Vols only until: Mon 13 May 21:00 +1000
Entries close
Thu, 16 May 2019 8:00 AM AEST
Scratch cut-off
Fri, 17 May 2019 12:00 noon AEST
Pay online by
Sat, 18 May 2019 11:59 PM AEST

About

Pop Stewart Memorial - Sat 18/05/19

Host Club: This race is proudly hosted by Brunswick CC


About Pop Stewart

He was a much loved ambassador of our sport and friend to many who still carry his memory to this day. Sadly Jim was killed when he was hit by a bus whilst training on the morning of 1 April 1987. He left behind a wife, two teenage sons and three young daughters.


Host Club Initiatives:

  • Handicap Series #1

Course-Specific Information

Item Description
Rego Start Time 9:00 AM
Race Start Time 10:00 AM
Race Director Andrew Gannon
Rego Location Broadford CFA
Directions
Parking Broadford CFA
Toilets Broadford CFA
Race Start TBA
Roll out & Start instructions TBA
Special Course Notices
Finish Claims
Fundraising * CFA Fundraiser: - This race will be used as a fundraiser for the CFA. Please consider adding a donation to you race entry.
Presentations Broadford CFA
License Collection / Number Return Broadford CFA
Tech Guide
Other

Distances

Grade Laps / Config Distance Notes
A-D, WA-WC 3 ~99km Handicap
E & WC 2 ~66km Optional scratch race

Race Fees

  • Volunteers $15, NC member-clubs (Non-vols) $30, Non-member clubs $35. Vol Season Pass holders - free, U17 see below.
  • Pre-Pay Only: - Race Fees are pre-pay only.
  • Waitlisting: - Races have pre-set limits per grade. Riders may be notified (via Entry Confirmation Email) they have been wailtisted once entries reach these limits. Waitlisted riders are generally still a good chance of a start after scratchings and rider re-grades. Riders not wanting to be considered for promotion from the waitlist should scratch.
  • Scratching: - Scratching is a self-serve, automated refund via EntryBoss if withdrawing within scratching cut-off (generally midday Friday - pls see above).

Race Day Procedures


IMPORTANT

  • Finish Line Area: - It is important to keep all finish lines free from congestion. Please move off the road once finsihed.
  • Racing Incidents: - Safety is important. Please report all race incidents to the Race Director, or alternatively via the post-race rider survey. Incident reporting is an important feedback loop and helps improve safety going-forward.
  • Spectating: - It is requested that family & friends watch from roadside vantage points & do not follow bunches in vehicles.


GENERAL

  • No License, No Race: - riders need a current license (or proof of renewal) to race. CA licenses only.
  • Red Light Policy: - The Northern Combine complies with Cycling Victoria's red light policy. Riders are required to have a rear red light on solid to race. Spare lights may be available at Rego to borrow for riders who forget (no guarantee).
  • New to Racing: - 2 Month Race Starter CA memberships are accepted. Please ensure you have organised this with a club or online via Cycling Australia prior to race day.
  • On-the-day Entries: Sorry, on-the-day entries are not accepted.
  • Announcements: - Please check the Northern Combine Facebook page, twitter or website for any announcements regarding racing.

Women's Grades - Special Notice

  • Select races throughout the season will offer women's grades as part of a Women's Series.

  • For scratch races not designated as Women's Series events, women can race in the standard Combine grades with separate recognition of results. In other words, there will be a race within a race for women's placings (with the composition of placings offered a function of how many women race). We strongly recommend you enter the following grades:

Women's Grade Combine Grade Note
Women's A C grade
Women's B D grade
Women's C E grade


  • There are exceptions to this and we will support individuals wishing to race in a higher grade.
  • See https://goo.gl/YQOrPn for more details

Juniors Racing Senior Grades

  • U17 Juniors are welcome to race senior grades as long as CA Tech Reg distance and roll-out/age-appropriate gearing restrictions are adhered to.
  • Junior pricing will apply - but no prize money will be awarded. (applies to U17 only. No restrictions on U19)
  • Younger juniors (U15 and below) are requested to race with David Morgan.

More Information


Sponsors

The Northern Combine is looking for sponsors. If you or someone you know may be interested in supporting grass-roots racing please contact us via committee@northerncombinecycling.org

Entry prices

Online pricing:

Volunteers
$15.00
Combine club members
$30.00
Other clubs
$35.00
Juniors U17
$5.00
Actions available
  • Enter available Sun, 12 May 2019 6:00 PM AEST
Donation info

Optional Donation to Broadrod CFA brigade

Riders are invited to consider making a contribution to the Broadford CFA brigade, to support the local community within which we regularly race.

This optional donation will available when entering & will be added to your entry cost during on-line payment should you choose to contribute.

The Northern Combine will match rider donations dollar-for-dollar (capped at ~$500). .

Thanks.