Hawthorn Cycling Club
2021 Alpe de Buffalo. Victorian Hillclimb Championship

Sat, 20 Mar 2021 - Sun, 21 Mar 2021
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Thu, 25 Feb 2021 10:00 AM AEDT
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Wed, 17 Mar 2021 11:59 PM AEDT
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Thu, 18 Mar 2021 2:59 AM AEDT



Hawthorn Cycling Club in conjunction with Alpine Shire Council and Parks Victoria are proud to host round 1 of the 2021 AusCycling Victorian Junior Road Series at Mt Buffalo.


Sat, 20/Sun 21 March 2021

This 3 race event held over two days comprises of the following

Registration The Pavilion – Pioneer Park, Bright Friday 19th March 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Late Registration Start line – Mt Buffalo Road Saturday 20th March 8:00am – 9:00am
Race 1
Individual Time Trial Saturday 20th March – 10:00am All grades start at Porepunkah Under 11 - 5 Kilometres Under 13 - 8 Kilometres Under 15 - 8 Kilometres Under 17 - 10 Kilometres Under 19 - 15 Kilometres
Race 2
Criterium Saturday 20th March – 3:00pm Pioneer Park - Bright Under 11 - 15 mins + 2 laps Under 13 - 15 mins + 2 laps Under 15 - 20 mins + 2 laps Under 17 - 25 mins + 2 laps Under 19 - 30 mins + 2 laps
Presentation For stage 1 and 2 at conclusion of Criterium
Race 3
Road Race Sunday 21st March Various start times and locations. All races finish at Dingo Dell. Under 11 - 8:40am - Buffalo Chalet – 6 Km’s Under 13 - 8:10 am - Rollasons Fall – 18 Km’s Under 15 - 8:00am - Buffalo Park entrance 24 Km’s Under 17 - 8:05am - Porepunkah - (1 lap of Porepunkah Mt Buffalo Park entry loop) - 42 Kilometres Under 19 - 8:15am - Porepunkah - (3 lap of Porepunkah Mt Buffalo Park entry loop) - 67 Kilometres
Presentation At conclusion of racing at Dingo Dell


Category and Grade winners will be determined by lowest overall time for Individual Time Trial and Road Race. Riders also qualify for time bonuses at the Criterium as follows:

1st Place – 30 Seconds

2nd Place – 20 Seconds

3rd Place – 10 Seconds


Under 11
Under 13
Under 15
Under 17
Under 19


Up to the first 10 placegetters at the end of the competition must be available to be rolled out. Any rider whose bike fails rollout will forfeit any time bonuses awarded during the criterium and passed to the next eligible rider.

All riders are eligible for podium positions for each stage, however a rider who’s bike does not comply with rollout will be ineligible for the overall Alpe de Buffalo Champion or the State Hillclimb Championship.

Full technical details can be found by clicking here

Category Rollout
Under 11 5.5 Metres
Under 13 5.5 Metres
Under 15 6.0 Metres
Under 17 7.0 Metres


Category Online entry fee
Under 11 / 13 $80
Under 15 / 17 / 19 $120

* Credit Card Fees are additional to the fees above and passed on at cost (1.2% + 30c per entry)


Entered & now can't make it? An automated refund is available using the EntryBoss' Scratching mechanism. Please note the scratching cut-off because non-attendance refunds after this time are at the discretion of the event organisers and may require a medical certificate.

Event Rules & COVID-Safe Plan

It is important that all riders familiarise themselves with the following;

Document Link
COVID-Safe Plan click here
AusCycling National Technical Regulations click here

Event Cancellation Refunds

  • Riders will receive 100% refunds if the event is cancelled.

  • We will do our best to communicate our intentions early if the event is at risk of not proceeding.

More Info

Need to talk to someone?

e: Juniors@hawthorncycling.org

COVID-19 Notice

We are taking COVID-19 restrictions seriously.
By entering this event, you agree to the following:

  • You do not have any COVID-19 symptoms (fever, cough, loss of smell, runny nose etc);
  • You have not been overseas in the last 14 days;
  • You have not been in contact with a COVID-19 case in the last 14 days;
  • You have not been in contact with someone who has been tested for COVID-19 and is awaiting their results;
  • You will follow all new safety guidelines and directions of the club while attending the event;
  • You will adopt a "get in, race, get out" approach; and
  • You will not share any equipment.
Entry prices

Online pricing:

U11 / U13
U15 to U19

All online prices include 30c credit card fee.

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