Event Calendar

Paarl Boxing Day Track Challenge 2023 @ Faure Stadium
Dec 26 @ 12:30 pm – 6:00 pm


  • The 125th staging of the historic Paarl Boxing Day Track Challenge will see South Africa’s top professionals as well as a host of international riders tackle each in front of the passionate Faure Street Stadium crowd.
  • Past winner and international star, Jonas Rickaert has also confirmed his participation. A total of R100 000 is up for grabs in prize money this year. Paarl Boxing Day is well known worldwide as one of the oldest events in all forms of cycling in the world.
  • The meeting started in 1897. The saying goes in Paarl that you might be the best in the world in a certain track cycling event, but it doesn’t mean much if you’re second best in Paarl!
  • Paarl is the cradle of track cycling in South-Africa. Boxing Day is not only the biggest track cycling event in Africa, it’s also one of the most spectated sporting events on the continent. The meeting concludes with the famous 25 Mile Race and the winner of the final event is regarded as the winner of the day. In addition to a prize purse, the Minnaar Cup floating trophy, which dates to 1908, is also up for grabs.

Entries and registration:

This event is open to all age categories and nationalities.
All riders must be in possession of a valid Cycling South Africa Track Racing License (Cycling SA Membership is not sufficient for Juniors and older).
Rider licenses have been verified before the time but must still be presented at registration.
Riders are not considered registered until all administrative requirements have been fulfilled:
• Entry form has been completed in full together with signed indemnity form
• Entry Fee has been paid in full

Entry Fee:

Elite Men/Women:      R350

Master Men/Women: R350

Junior Men/Women:  R350

All Youth/Scholars:      R250



Registration will take place on the 26th of December from 09:00 am till 11:00 pm at the stadium. Riders are requested to arrive well in advance.

Here you will be able to:

  • Confirm the events you have entered
  • Hand in your signed indemnity form
  • Verify your CSA Racing License
  • Collect your race numbers
  • Collect team manager accreditation – only when a valid CSA Managers License is presented.

Event Guide:

Herewith the event guide which will give you all the information about the event.
Paarl Boxing Day Event Guide FINAL


The program of this prestigious event is just a click away.
Paarl Boxing Day Track Challenge Program 2023

How to enter:

Click on the link for entry and indemnity forms:
Boxing Day Entry & Indemnity Forms 2023

Please complete and email to [email protected] along with your proof of payment and signed indemnity.

May the best man/woman win!!

Western Cape Road Championships @ Velddrif Town Hall
Jan 20 @ 7:00 am – Jan 21 @ 4:00 pm


West Coast Cycling Association is hosting the Western Cape Road and TT Championship from Saturday 20 January 2024 to Sunday 21 January 2024.  The Time Trial will be held on Saturday 20 January and the Road Race on Sunday 21January



Please note that all para athletes that want to enter the Championships are to please email [email protected] with the details of your entry and she will enter you manually.  This is to ensure that we cater for all categories when planning the routes.


Race Guide

Attached please find the race handbook for the 2024 Provincial Road and TT Championships

WCC – Event Guide

Time Trial Start List

Attached please find the race handbook for the 2024 Provincial Road and TT Championships
Updated: Friday 19 Jan @ 9am


Road Race Start Lists

Attached please find the start list for the 2024 Provincial Road Championships
Updated: Friday 19 Jan @ 10am



Attached please find the programme for the 2024 Provincial Road and TT Championships

WCC – Programme

Online Entries and Registration

Online entries will open on Monday 18  December 2023.  Costs for the event are as follows:

Scholars Adults, Jnr & U/23
Road Race Only R300 R450
Time Trial Only R200 R350
Both Road and Time Trial R450 R600

Number collection

You race numbers can be collected in advance:

Date: Friday, 19 January 2024
Venue: Velddrif Town Hall
Time: 17h00- 18h00

Or on the day, starting at 06h00 each day at the same venue.

Timing Chips

This event will use dedicated timing tags embedded in the frame number, which will be supplied during number collection.  All participants are required to fit the frame number to their bicycle in order to start the race.

Also ensure the bike board does not get damaged during transport to and from the venue. The board can be damaged by strong winds while driving if the bicycle is placed on a bike rack mounted at the rear of a vehicle.

Managers Meeting

All managers must report to the manager’s meeting, which will take place at 06h00 on Sunday morning at the start line. Please bring along your valid CSA Managers License for verification.

Start Times

Time Trial – Saturday

The PROVISIONAL start times for the Time Trial will be published closer to the time.  See below for the distances per category.

Road Race – Sunday

All categories will start from 06h50 onward from the longest distance to the shortest.  Please note that these are PROVISIONAL START TIMES.  Start times will be confirmed closer to the event.

The start times below are provisional and may be amended closer to the event

Group Distance Category Start Time
Group 1 169km Elite Men 6h50
U23 Men
Group 2 114km 30-34 Men 7h00
35-39 Men
Group 3 Junior Men 7h10
Group 4 114km Elite Women 7h15
U23 Women
Group 5 114km 40-44 Men 7h20
45-49 Men
Group 6 87km 30-34 Women 7h30
35-39 Women
50-54 Men
55-59 Men
U17 Boys
Group 7 57m 60-64 Men 7h45
Junior Women
U17 Girls
U15 Boys
Para C5
Para C4
Group 8 57km 40-44 Women 8h00
45-49 Women
65-69 Men
70+ Men
50-54 Women
55-59 Women
60-64 Women
Group 9 30km 65+ Women 8h10
U13 Boys
U15 Girls
Para T2
Group 10 20km U11 Girls 8h15
U11 Boys
U13 Girls


Road Race

We have varying routes for the road race.  Please see below for the route applicable to your and familiarise yourself with it before the time.  Should you have any queries on the route, please direct these to [email protected]

TIP: You are able to open the maps full-screen by clicking the link “View Full Version” just under the map title.

Road Race – 169km route

Road Race –  114km route

Road Race –  80km route

The 80km route will have a 7km neutral zone.  Commissaires will indicate when racing will begin

Road Race – 57km route

Road Race – 20km and 30km routes

The youngsters taking part in the 20km route will be accompanied to the start point by parents and race personnel.  Only once all participants are assembled at the start point, and the 30km riders have passed, will this race start.

TT Circuit


The time trial circuit is an out-and-back along the road from Velddrif towards Piketberg. Cones and road markers will be placed at the different turn around points.  Please ensure that you know which distance you are racing.

Start and Finish Areas

The Start and finish line for the time trial will be on Voortrekker Road about 600m from the R27 / Voortrekker Road intersection.

The Start and finish area for the road race will be outside the Velddrif Town Hall in Voortrekker Road, Velddrif.

Updated maps of these areas will be provided closer to the time.



Parking details will be provided closer to the time.

Category Details

Category Time Trial Road Race
Elite Men 40km 169km
Elite Women 30km 114km
U23 Men 40km 169km
U23 Women 30km 114km
Vets 30-34 Men 30km 114km
Vets 35-39 Men 30km 114km
Vets 40-44 Men 30km 114km
Vets 45-49 Men 30km 114km
Vets 50-54 Men 20km 87km
Vets 55-59 Men 20km 87km
Vets 60-64 Men 20km 57km
Vets 65+ Men 15km 57km
Vets 30-34 Women 20km 87km
Vets 35-39 Women 20km 87km
Vets 40-44 Women 15km 57km
Vets 45-49 Women 15km 57km
Vets 50-54 Women 15km 57km
Vets 55-59 Women 15km 57km
Vets 60-64 Women 15km 57km
Vets 65+ Women 10km 30km
U11Girls 10km 20km
U11Boys/U13Girls 10km 20km
U13Boys/U15Girls 12km 30km
U15Boys/U17Girls/U19 Girls 20km 57km
U17Boys 20km 87km
U19Boys 30km 114km
Para C1 to C5 15km 57km
Para T1 and T2 15km 30km
Para H1 – H2 12km 30km
Para H3 – H5 15km 57km


As per CSA Regulations for Road Cycling, Part 3, section, gold, silver and bronze medals and championship jerseys shall be awarded in all categories irrespective of the number of participants in each category. 



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Cancellation Policy

If we cancel the race 7 or more days before the time (on or before 13 January 2024) we will refund those who have entered 60% of their race fee.  Anytime after that, we will refund 30% of your entry fee.  Alternatively, arrangements can be made with the registration team to carry the race fee over to the rescheduled event.  Should you request a refund, when the rescheduled event is announced, you will be required to pay the full amount again.

Entrants who cancel their entries 7 or more days before the time (on or before 13 January 2024) will be refunded 30% of their entry fee.  Cancellations in the 7 days prior to the event, or on the day itself, will not be refunded.

CSA Membership and licenses

This is a provincial race and sanctioned under Cycling South Africa, therefore the applicable rules by CSA, and by extension the UCI, will apply. Participants must have a CSA Membership. The requirement is for a CSA domestic racing license to qualify for awards.  Please note that participants NOT holding a domestic racing license or Schools Competitive Membership will not be eligible for any awards, jerseys or medals, nor provincial colours.

In each case a reference to the CSA General Organisation of the Sport, Part 1 (effective 19.02.2019) and Part 3 (effective 25.02.2019), applies;

CSA Membership (as per 1.1.6)  means a licence issued to any cyclist who wishes to participate in a Cycling SA sanctioned event, irrespective of any other licence which that member may hold. (As per 1.2.11) A Membership Licence allows a cyclist to compete in all sanctioned cycling events including inter-provincial events Provincial Championships and league races, excluding National Championships.

Thus, all participants must be in a possession of a CSA Membership (or a day license) to participant.

Day Licenses (as per Day Licence which is issued to a cyclist not holding at least a valid and current Membership Licence or who is unable to produce a valid and current licence upon being requested to do so.

Day licenses can now be purchased on-line at Cycling South Africa’s Membership page. Log in, go to the Profile menu option and use the Purchase button on that page. Select Day Licenses, enter your name and city, then select “Western Cape Road and TT Championship” and tick the appropriate days. You might need 2 day licenses if taking part in both the TT and Road events.

This is a new arrangement and your day license might not be picked by our system yet. If you experience problems entering on this site with such a day license please forward us the day license(s) by email to [email protected] so that we can manually register the day license on this system.

Trouble with your CSA Membership or License?

We often get complaints about participants unable to enter due to a message about invalid CSA membership or license during the online registration process. Our system verifies both your CSA membership and CSA domestic racing license to be valid on the day of the event. Licenses expire on 31 December each year, so you should get a new 2022 license for this event. Membership expires 1 year after your last renewal or purchase. This date could be prior to the event date. Carefully review both expiry dates before contacting us.

New membership or licenses, including renewals, can be purchased online on the CSA membership page.

Feb 23 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm


Rider entry fee:

R150 – jr and older

R100  – u11, u13, u15, u17

PRE-ENTRY only by Eft to Wp cycling. Entries close on Tue 20 February 2024.

No late entries


Open Sprint tournament (u17 and older on open gears) – riders may ride both sprint and endurance events, but must let us know by 20 Feb if they are entering for the sprint event

Cat A (jr, elite and older)

Cat B (u17 boys and older not in Cat A)

Cat C (U17 girls and U15 boys/girls)

Cat D (Veterans and Women)

Cat E (U11 Boys and Girls, U13 boys and Girls)

How to enter:

  1. Mail proof of payment, name and race category to [email protected]
  2. There will be an open sprint tournament for u17 and older. Riders to indicate if they are interested in the tournament. Tournament open to men and women. Please indicate “sprint” on mail to [email protected] if you are entering the sprint tournament.

Bank details:

Western Province cycling association

Standard Bank

Account type: Current account

Account Number 20 095 798 8

Universal branch Number: 051 001

Proof of payment: [email protected]

NUMBER COLLECTION and SIGN-ON open at 6pm  and close at 6.45pm on Friday 23 February.

  • Pre-entry only, no late entries accepted.
    • Pop needs to be completed by deadline
  • All riders must display an active CSA membership card (soft copy on phone or print-out). Membership numbers alone are not acceptable – a copy of active membership is required.



WPCA track indemnity and waiver 2024 – all guardians, parents and riders agree to consent and the waiver on entering any WP track cycling event.

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