Criterium Championship 2023 – PaardenEiland – Race 1

2023-02-05 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Transvaal St
Paarden Eiland, Cape Town, 7420
South Africa
Sue Kirk

PaardenEiland Criterium

Our first race in the Criterium Championship series place on Sunday 5 February at 15h00 in the afternoon.  Building on the success of last years crit series, we know it’s going to be fast, furious and a whole load of fun!  Bring friends and family along to support you!  This event is going to be hosted at a new venue so please familiarise yourself with the directions to get there.

Race Bible

Criterium Race Rules

Registration and costs

The costs for this race are:

Race Category Price
1 U17 / U19 Dev / Come and Try R130
2 Inter Club Competition R180
3 Womens Championship Incl U19’s R200
4 Mens Championship incl U19’s R200

Online registrations for this race will open on Wednesday 25 January 2023.

Categories and seeding

We will be having the following categories for the Criterium Championship:

  • Under 17 and Under 19 Development plus anyone who would like to come and try a crit race
  • Club riders
  • Women’s Championship
  • Championship riders – including Under 19 and ALL teams

Course and Distances

The course is a circular route around the industrial area of PaardenEiland.  Please note that this is a new course however, it’s quite close to the old one and easily accessible.  The start area is in Transvaal Road and goes circular, anti-clockwise as shown below.

Start Times and Durations

Time Activity Duration
14h00 U17 / U19 Development and Come and Try 30 mins including final lap
14h40 Club Race 40 mins including final lap
15h30 Women’s Championship 30 mins including final lap
16h10 Men’s Championship 50 mins including final lap

 Parking and Registration

Parking will be in the parking area next to the open ground in the centre of the circuit.  Vehicles will not be allowed across the circuit while the race is underway, but there is plenty of holding space in the side roads near the start

Registration will be on the parkland near the start.  Please ensure that you are at the venue well in advance of your race as you will not be able to cross the race circuit while a race is underway.

Please note that this race is on public roads with no road closures.  We will do everything we can to mitigate the risk to participants.

Online registration


 Event management, online entries and payments made possible by

Entries close on Friday 3 February at 19h00.  No entries will be taken after this time.

Problems with CSA Membership or Licenses?

See the page about CSA membership or licenses, or if you have problems with this during the registration process.

Cancellation Policy

Due to the uncertainty surrounding the Covid-19 epidemic, the organisers of the Western Cape Championships reserve the right to cancel the race should circumstances dictate.  If we cancel the race 7 or more days before the time (on or before 29 January 2023) 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 29 January 2023) 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.