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2020 Canberra Junior and Women’s Criterium Challenge

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Date
Sat, 31 Oct 2020 - Sun, 1 Nov 2020
Course
Stephen Hodge Criterium Cycling Circuit
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2020 Canberra Junior and Women’s Criterium Challenge

Saturday 31st October - Sunday 1st November


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Up to $6500 prize pool total (in cash and prizes) up for grabs with awards for the top 3 in each stage and overall top 5 winners!


About

The 2020 Canberra Junior and Women's Criterium Challenge is an exciting two-day event comprising of 3 different criterium stages per grade. Competitors are invited from Under 11 through to Under 17 boys and girls, as well as women of all ages in multiple grades. There will be an overall point score per grade, with prize money and prizes up for grabs. There will also be a participation category for younger riders and the U9 category. The event will take place on Canberra's purpose-built Stephen Hodges criterium circuit at Stromlo Forest Park.

This will be a fun weekend packed with exciting racing not to be missed!

All races to be held on the purpose-built Stephen Hodge Criterium Circuit

  • Start: 8:30AM on Saturday - (registration open from 7:45am Saturday), Race start - 9:00AM on Sunday

  • Open to: Cycling Australia members

Juniors : Participation, U9B, U9G, U11B, U11G, U13B, U13G, U15M, U15W, U17M, U17W. **Gearing restrictions: Juniors must comply with their age group roll outs.

Womens : A, B, C grades. Minimum number of 10 entries per grade required for women's grades to proceed as individual grades. If minimum numbers are not met, grades may be combined or entry refunded.


Volunteers

We need a few more volunteers to get this event up and running. Please email us at act.info@cycling.org.au if you're able to lend a hand. Thanks!


Races

3 races per grade over 3 different courses. 2 races on Saturday and 1 race on Sunday.

Some grades will be on the track at the same time, however will start separately and be awarded separately if numbers are sufficient. (U11 Boys and U11 Girls) (U13 Boys and U13 Girls) (Womens B and Womens C).


Schedule

Races will run consecutively and actual start times may change. If a grade is cancelled, all race starts will move forward accordingly.


Race 1

Saturday – Morning session – First race starts 8:30am Anti-clockwise full track / short track for U11 & below

Grade Duration
U9 inc. participation 10 mins
U11 15 mins
U13 20 mins
U15W 25 mins
U15M 25 mins
U17W 30 mins
U17M 30 mins
WB & WC 25 mins
WA 30 mins


Race 2

Saturday – Afternoon session – From 12:50pm

Clockwise - 3/4 track - short track for U11 & below

Grade Duration
U9 inc. participation 10 mins
U11 15 mins
U13 20 mins
U15W 25 mins
U15M 25 mins
U17W 30 mins
U17M 30 mins
WB & WC 25 mins
WA 30 mins


Race 3

Sunday – Morning session – First race starts 9:00am

Clockwise - Full Track - Inc intermediate points sprint for U15, U17 & WA

Grade Duration
U9 inc. participation 12 mins
U11 15 mins
U13 25 mins
U15W 30 mins
U15M 30 mins
U17W 40 mins
U17M 40 mins
WB & WC 30 mins
WA 40 mins

Event Staff

Volunteers

  • Chief Commissaire: Peter Gough
  • Race Director: Raeleigh Rogers
  • Check-in Desk: Sonia Pragt, Cindy Fisher
  • COVID Officer: TBA
  • Finish Coordinators: Peter Rogers/ Roger Grierson

Paid

  • First Aid: Ben Curtis, Simon Whitehead

Entry fees

Grade Price
WA $65.00
WB $65.00
WC $65.00
U17 $65.00
U15 $55.00
U13 $45.00
U11 $35.00
U9 $25.00
Participation $10.00

Food & Drink

ACT Junior Development fund will be providing catering with a canteen available on both days and Handlebar Cafe is available on site

Disclaimers

To enter the racing categories of the 2020 Canberra Junior and Women’s Criterium Challenge, a Cycling Australia Race License is required - (purchase here)

We also ask riders in the Participation category to purchase a race licence - a one-month licence costs around $6.

Disc Brakes

Bikes with disc brakes will be permitted in all categories of the Canberra Junior & Women's Tour.


Contact information

Cycling ACT

E: act.info@cycling.org.au

P: +61 (0)2 6247 5836

W: http://act.cycling.org.au

Entry prices

Online pricing:

Junior Participation
$10.00
U9
$25.00
U11
$35.00
U13
$45.00
U15
$55.00
Seniors (J17+)
$65.00
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