Tamworth Mountain Bikers
Tamworth (Secondary) All-Schools Mountain Bike Event

Details
Date
Sun, 29 May 2022
Course
Tamworth Mountain Bike Park
Entries open
Now
Entries close
Mon, 23 May 2022 9:00 PM AEST
Scratch cut-off
Fri, 27 May 2022 9:00 PM AEST
Pay online by
Mon, 23 May 2022 9:00 PM AEST


COVID-19 Notice

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

  • you will not attend if you have flu-like symptoms within 7 days of the event
  • you will social distance and observe COVID hygiene practices
  • you will follow all safety guidelines and directions of the event promoter

Refunds: If we need to cancel for any reason, all riders will be given a 100% refund. We'll make every effort to notify riders the event is cancelled. If in doubt, please check this race listing for a notice.


Tamworth (Secondary) All-Schools Mountain Bike Event - 2022

What

The aim is to encourage mountain bike participation in all Northern Inland schools by holding a mountain bike event for high school aged riders of any school, in teams of three.

When

Race: Event is currently postponed. We hope to release a date and time shortly.

Where

Tamworth Mountain Bike Park

Gate to the Park will open at 7.00 am, and close that afternoon at 5pm.

Parking

There is limited parking near the registration/timing/transition/picnic area. Car parking will be provided a short walk from the picnic area. If you are bringing a mini- bus, or mini-bus and trailer, or coach then please email info@tammtb.asn.au and let us know so a special area can be set aside.

Facilities

Facilities are limited at Tamworth Mountain Bike Park. There will be:

  • Toilets
  • Town Water

You should bring all other items, eg water, food, shelter. Please note that we expect that all rubbish should be taken home – there are no bins provided. We'd appreciate our Park being left spotless.

Cost and Registration

$25 per rider Registration and Entry at https://entryboss.cc/8826

Early registration closed at 9pm Monday 02 May 2022, registrations after 9pm 02 May 22 will not receive an individualised race plate and custom head sock.

Please message us if you wish to submit a late entry.

A team representative will need to report to the timing tent on race day and be will be given the race plates for each rider in their team.

Details

The race will be a 3 hour team’s event, ridden relay style. The lap will take about 15 minutes.

The team with the most number of laps completed in the 3 hours will be the winner. There will be points awarded for participation and category results to determine the Champion School.

Team Composition

Teams will consist of 3 riders, where possible from the same school. There will be Male, Female and Mixed categories in each of the 3 divisions*: Junior (Years 7 and 8) : Intermediate (Years 9- and 10) : Senior (Years 11 and 12 ) :

*Notes:

  • Single sex schools may combine with a single sex school of the opposite sex to enter a combined team in the Mixed categories.
  • Students from a school with insufficient numbers to form their own team may contribute to another team. Please comment within the Entry Remarks, "wish to combine to make a team".
  • Students from a lower year division may race in an older division, but no student from an older division may race in a younger age division.
  • In some unusual circumstances, the Race Directors may vary these rules for some teams, but only by prior application by a school.

Schedule for Race Day

Time Schedule
07.00am Gates Open. Plate pick-up opens. Riders with Race Plates may start practice on the course.
09.30am Plate pick-up closes. All practice on course must stop.
09.45am Rider briefing, and then first riders move immediately to start.
11.00am Race Starts
02.00pm Course closes – no more laps may be started. Sweep rider starts check lap.
02.20pm (approx) Last rider finishes.
02.30pm Presentation
05.00pm Gates close – everyone must be out by this time!

Wet Weather

In case of very wet weather, or the track being unsuitable to ride (due to prior heavy rain) then the event may be postponed to a date to be confirmed. This postponement will be posted on the website and Facebook page by Friday evening, or on the morning of the race. All entry fees will be held over to this later event.

The Race Directors may cut short the event at any stage after the start if conditions become dangerous.

Event Course

Is available via our website, http://tammtb.asn.au/events/tamworth-all-schools-mountain-bike-event and here; https://www.google.com/maps/d/u/0/edit?mid=1SgpeXYNNhtTnaV1wnT1HPSbaIY98ys89&usp=sharing

Course Marshals

There will be Course Marshals around the track for the duration of the race to provide safety and communication for riders.

Insurance

All registered students will be covered for public liability and disabling injuries under the Auscycling Insurance scheme for Day License holders. Details can be found on the Auscycling web site https://www.auscycling.org.au/

It is the responsibility of schools and parents to check the adequacy of any school or Auscycling insurances. School or personal insurance with ambulance cover is recommended.

Risk Assessment

A pro-forma Risk Assessment is available to be downloaded from the web site to assist teachers in preparing their own Risk Assessment for their school. This is a guide only, and must be checked for adequacy by each school.

Safety Equipment

Each rider must wear a AS2063 approved helmet, in good repair and properly fitted. Helmets will be randomly checked! Parents and supervisors should ensure that helmets are properly fitted on top of the head (not over the back!), and that chin straps are firm. We also highly recommend that riders wear eye protection and gloves.

First Aid

There will be a qualified First Aider available at the First Aid post near Registration from 9am to 3pm.

Presentation

Each rider in teams for 1st, 2nd and 3rd in each category, and a shield for Champion (Secondary) School.

Questions?

A short Q&A is available on our website, http://tammtb.asn.au/events/tamworth-all-schools-mountain-bike-event

Contact

Event Organiser Tamworth Mountain Bikers Inc
Contact Name Michael Crummy
Contact Phone Number 0416280512
Contact Email info@tammtb.asn.au
Event Website http://tammtb.asn.au/events/tamworth-all-schools-mountain-bike-event

Entry prices

Online pricing:

Per Rider
$25.00

A payment card fee may apply (calculated at checkout).

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