Western Cape MTB Champs 2014 (XCO and DHI)

WC MTB Champs 2014 Poster
WC MTB Champs 2014 Poster

PARKING

Parking will be clearly demarcated.  The parking at the Contermanskloof Mountain Bike Trail and at the Bike Shed is not to be used.  Please use only the demarcated parking area.  Parking marshals will be available to indicate and assist with parking.

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WEATHER FORECAST

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WHO IS ELLIGIBLE TO RACE?

All riders in the West Coast, Cape Metropole (Western Province), Winelands (Boland) and Eden (South Western Districts) Regions with CSA membership are eligible to race.  Cycling South Africa Day Licenses will be available for those requiring one through both the online and manual entry process described below.  The tracks for Nippers (u.10) and Sprogs (u.12) are specifically designed to ensure maximum participation.  The track utilised for the remaining age categories will be identical and will be at a level appropriate for a Provincial Championship and an UCI Category 2 Race. For those that know the Contermanskloof MTB Trails, the XCO Track will be situated around the DHI Track and Cheeky Corners. The DHI Track will be the established DHI Track previously used for DHI events.

ENTRIES

Online entries for both XCO and DHI are on www.racetraq.co.za .These entries will close on Thursday, 29 May 2014 at 12h00.  Manual entries will be available at Contermanskloof as follows:

  •  XCO:                12h00 – 15h00                        Friday, 30 May
  •  XCO:                07h00 – 08h00                        Saturday, 31 May

The exception is that manual entries for Sprogs and Nippers will close at 07h30 Saturday, 31 May, to allow for adequate loading before the race.

  •  DHI:                   Manual Registration will be available at Contermanskloof from 12h00 – 17h00 on Saturday, 31 May and on Sunday, 01 June from 07h00 – 12h00.

NO LATE ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED [ALL ENTRANTS UNDER 18 MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT IN ORDER FOR AN INDEMNITY AND WAIVER FORMS CAN BE SIGNED]

REGISTRATION

XCO

Registration for XCO is at Contermanskloof on Friday, 30 May 12h00 – 17h00 and Saturday, 31 May 07h00 – 08h00.  Registration for nippers and sprogs close at 07h30.

 DHI

Registration for DHI is at Contermanskloof on Saturday, 31 May from 12h00 – 17h00 and Sunday, 01 June from 07h00 – 12h00.

OFFICIAL PRACTICE

XCO

Official practice is from 12h00 – 17h00 on Friday, 30 May.  Medical assistance and marshals will be available at the practice session.  No riders will be allowed on the track on the morning of Saturday, 31 May.  Riders found practicing on Saturday, 31 May are subject to disqualification under UCI rules.

 DHI

 Official practice is from 14h30 – 17h30 on Saturday, 31 May.  Medical assistance, portage and marshals will be available during the official practice session.  Portage will commence at 13h30 to enable the practice session to start at 14h30, once XCO racing has been completed

PRIZE MONEY

XCO

Prize money will be on offer for all racing categories.  The prizes and medals will be presented at 14h30 on Saturday, 31 May 2014. Riders must be present at the prize giving to be eligible to receive prizes and medals.  Valuation of the total prize money is currently set at R25 000

 DHI

Prize giving for DHI will be at approximately 15h30 on Sunday, 01 June 2014.