MTB Age Categories


Code Category Age yrs Code Category Age yrs
National entry level:
NG Nipper Girls 8–10 NB Nipper Boys 8–10
SG Sprog Girls 11-12 SB Sprog Boys 11–12
JG Sub Junior Girls 13-14 JB Sub Junior Boys 13-14
YW Youth Women 15–16 YM Youth Men 15–16
UCI Categories:
JW Junior Women 17–18 JM Junior Men 17–18
UW Under 23 Women 19–22 UM Under 23 Men 19–22
SW Senior Women 23–29 SM Senior Men 23–29
EW Elite Women 23+ EM Elite Men 23+
UCI Masters Categories: 5
SX Sub Vet Women 30–39 SV Sub Vet Men 30–39
VW Veteran Women 40–49 VM Veteran Men 40–49
MW Masters Women 50–59 MM Masters Men 50–59
GW Grand Masters Women 60+ GM Grand Masters Men 60+


  1. Do the cyclists that are riding in the JM category have to register by 08h00 tomorrow or can the register later? they are cycling at about 12.30.

  2. For riders aged 30 to 39. In downhill, senior riders will default to master on reaching the year of their 30th birthday. There is no masters licence category in cross country, however riders of masters age with sport or expert licences may ride in masters races where they are held.

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