2019 SRAM WC XCO CHAMPIONSHIPS & WC SERIES, RACE #4

When:
2019-05-18 all-day
2019-05-18T00:00:00+02:00
2019-05-19T00:00:00+02:00
Where:
DIAMANT ESTATE
Suid-Agter-Paarl Rd
Paarl
South Africa
Contact:
Western Province Mountain Bike Commission (WPMTBC)

 

The Fourth Race of the SRAM WC XCO Series and the Western Cape Champs take place on the 18th of May 2019 at Diamant Estate, Suid Agter Paarl Road.

Online Entries

Entries will open on Thursday 2 May and will close on Monday 13 May

Late Entries:   These are possible at race registration on the Friday before the event, however there will be an additional late entry fee of R50.

Entry Fee:  The race entry fee is R 220 for Nippers and Sprogs and R 340 for all other age groups.

Cycling South Africa Membership and Licence Requirements:   To register and race (and to qualify for regional or provincial colours), South African riders must hold a valid Cycling South Africa Membership or Cycling South Africa Full Racing Licence at the time of entry.

Juniors and Elites need to have Cycling South Africa Full Racing Licences and  all other categories may have Cycling South Africa Memberships.   For more information about Cycling South Africa, Click here

Please ensure that you have paid your Cycling South Africa fee.  Kindly bring your printed Membership/Licence Card to registration.

Foreign nationals and others with valid reasons for not having Cycling South Africa Membership/ Licences may purchase a day licence at registration or via the entry process in order to race.

 

Pre- Entries are Now Closed. 

Late Entries are Possible at the Venue on Friday 17 May from 14:00 to 16:00

Race categories, Entry fees and Race times

Race categories are based on your 2019 Birthday Age and not on your current age.  For example, if you are now 10, but turning 11 on 20 December 2019, you are considered to be 11 for the whole of 2019 and will race 2019 as a Sprog.

Programme:  

This is a provisional programme – please keep an eye on it for changes.

 

Please be at the start at least 15min before your advertised start time – we can start early !

Course and distances  

 

 

Official and Compulsory Practice:   There will be an official practice on  Saturday 18 May 2019, from 07:30 to 0:8:45.     It is compulsory for Nippers and Sprogs to practice the course.  This is for their safety – to give parents and riders the opportunity to identify which obstacles riders are not competent to ride and to ensure that they do not get lost en route !

If you wish to ride at Diamant Estate on any day before this event, it will not be part of this event and you need to purchase an the relevant entry tickets from the venue and you will be governed by their terms and conditions.

Technical/Feed zones: 

As shown on the route map.

Host venue

Diamant Estate is situated a comfortable hour’s drive from Cape Town International Airport.    Not only is the estate in the heart of the Cape Winelands, but it is conveniently situated about halfway between the towns of Paarl and Franschoek.

The venues itself is set against the dramatic backdrop of the Paarl mountain, while breathtaking views from the front include an expanse of manicured lawns, vineyards and majestic Oak trees.   You might even catch a glimmer of Table mountain in the distance.

Please visit  Diamant Estate for more information.

Mountain Biking at Diamant Estate

Diamant Estate is on the doorstep of the extensive Paarl Mountaine Nature Reserve.

Sponsors

This event is made possible by:

 

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