Welcome to the VICS MTB 2017 Series! This is the third of the 4-part 2017 MTB Series and will be followed by the State Final at Spring Gully Reserve Bendigo on Saturday 15 October.
The event is coordinated by Cycling Victoria and Geelong MTB Club. Please keep reading for information about the event and program for the day.
The event will be held at You Yangs Regional Park in Lara, north of Geelong and west of Werribee.
Parking will be located inside the park
Entries via the Cycling Victoria website will close at 11.59pm on Thursday 17 August. On the day entries are $30 cash, paid on the day, and riders must fill out a form that is signed by a parent or guardian. The amount of on the day entries allowed is at Cycling Victoria’s discretion.
Upon arrival at the event village, riders must visit the registration tent to check their names off and receive their number. Riders must register at least 30 minutes before the start of their race. Riders who do not register will be ineligible to win. The registration tent will open at 8.30am. Numbers: Numbers must be attached to the front handlebars of your bike. CV will provide small zip ties for this purpose.
VICS MTB events start at 9.30AM and will conclude by 3PM, we will be starting with young age groups and moving up through the age categories throughout the day.
The following is a rough guide (amount of laps subject to change): 9.30am - JR11s: 2 laps 10.00am - JR13s: 3 laps 11.00am - JR15s: 3 - 4 laps 12pm - JR17s: 4- 5 laps 1pm - JR19s: 5 - 6 laps
NB: Start times are dependent upon entry numbers. A start list with exact times will be uploaded to the Cycling Victoria website 24 hours before the event and should be checked for further confirmation.
Emergency Contact Numbers: Alan Mok – Cycling Victoria, 0422 328 828 Alan Flaherty – Geelong MTB Club, 0418 522 551
Medical support will be provided by St Johns. A mobile medical team will be on course at all times to attend to any medical issues. An emergency contact number is provided below. For all serious issues please make your emergency calls in the following order: 1. Call ‘000’ 2. Call the appropriate Medical Support number 3. Call the Events Team
To locate the event, please enter You Yangs via the main entrance on Branch road. There is parking next to the office building on the left. The event site is located behind the office towards the course. You can also view an online map here: https://www.google.com/maps/d/edit?mid=zryE-RetpqJI.kftUk1SRuFQM&usp=sharing
This event would not be possible without the support of the following organisations: • Seight Custom Clothing • Winning Edge Presentations • Geelong MTB Club • St Johns Ambulance First Aid • Event Commissaires
A payment card fee of $0.30 will be applied.