Affiliation

Club Affiliation

Like many sports, clubs are the backbone of mountain biking in Australia and provide opportunities for local members to participate in a range of social events and competitions each year.

The benefits of becoming an affiliated club with Mountain Bike Australia (MTBA) include:

  • Access to cost effective insurance for the club and its officers and volunteers
  • Support a national autonomous body for mountain biking.
  • Access for club members to purchase MTBA membership and Club membership in one transaction
  • Club details are included in MTBA Club Directory on website
  • Club details sent to Free Trial members in your area.
  • Access to Day Permits for non-MTBA members who participate in Club social rides and race events.
  • Access to MTBA Online Services Event entry system
  • Promotion of Club events through MTBA Event Calendar
  • Coordination of efforts to strengthen mountain biking development at both the recreation and sport level.
  • All funds collected by MTBA are returned to mountain bike clubs and riders and reinvested into the development of mountain biking.

In order to affiliate a new club with MTBA, the following requirements must be met:

  1. MTBA Club Affiliation Form and MTBA Membership Fee Summary Sheet completed and returned to MTBA along with affiliation fee.
  2. Be registered as an Incorporated Association (copy of Certificate of Incorporation must accompany the affiliation form).
  3. Club must have a minimum of 3 members and all committee members must be financial members of MTBA.

 

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MTBA Club Affiliation Application PDF Form July 2017    
Click here to download the MTBA Payment Fee Summary Sheet

Affiliation will not be approved unless all paperwork is completed in full, and meets MTBA standards.

If you have any further inquiries, please don’t hesitate to contact our Member Services Team on (07) 5628 0110 or members@mtba.asn.au.

 

Private Promoter Affiliation

As an affiliated Private Promoter, you will gain access to:

  • Public Liability insurance cover (up to $20million) and Professional Indemnity Insurance
  • Personal Accident Insurance for Volunteer workers
  • Access to Day Permits for non-MTBA members to participate in the event
  • Access to Mass Participation insurance for riders
  • Access to MTBA Online Services Event entry system
  • Promotion of Private Promoter events through MTBA Event Calendar

MTBA at the direction of our insurers has recently implemented new requirements for Private Promoters affiliating with Mountain Bike Australia.

In order to affiliate as a Private Promoter with Mountain Bike Australia, the following requirements must be met:

  1. MTBA Private Promoter Affiliation Form completed and returned to MTBA along with affiliation fee.
  2. Be registered as a Business (copy of Certificate must be provided to MTBA).
  3. Comprehensive Event & Risk Management Plans submitted for each event outlined in your deed.

Once all documentations is received, it is sent to management for approval; please allow 5-10 working days for confirmation. Affiliation will not be approved unless all paperwork is completed in full, and meets MTBA standards.

Private Promoter Affiliation allows for the hosting of up to 3 events per affiliation period. Private Promoters conducting in excess of 3 events will incur additional charges per event.MTBA issues a Certificate of Currency to Private Promoters on a per event basis, which covers the event dates only. Event Plans must be submitted for each event (approx. 4 weeks prior to the event). Any plans received within 2-weeks of the event will incur a $50 admin charge.

If you have any further inquiries, please don’t hesitate to contact our Member Services Team on (07) 5628 0110 or members@mtba.asn.au.

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Click here to download MTBA Private Promoters Affiliation Application – Revised July 2017

Click here to download the Private Promoters Event Plan Checklist (to be submitted with each event application)

Click here to download the MTBA Payment Fee Summary Sheet

 

School Affiliation

The benefits of becoming an affiliated school with Mountain Bike Australia (MTBA) include:

  • Access to cost effective insurance for the school, its staff and volunteers,
  • Insurance cover for weekly supervised school skills/class sessions for all staff and student participants,
  • Support the national autonomous body for mountain biking,
  • Access for students to purchase MTBA membership and school membership in one transaction (if applicable),
  • School details are included in the directory on the MTBA website,
  • Welcome pack offering Free Trial membership to all students,
  • Access to Mass Participation insurance offerings for student events,
  • Access to MTBA Online Services event entry system,
  • Promotion of school events through MTBA online event calendar,
  • Coordination of efforts to strengthen mountain biking development at both the recreation and sport level,
  • All funds collected by MTBA are returned to mountain bike community and reinvested into the development of mountain biking.

Schools wishing to affiliate with Mountain Bike Australia are required to submit the following:

  1. MTBA Schools Affiliation Form completed and returned to MTBA along with affiliation fee,
  2. Letter of endorsement from School Principal / Head of School.

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Click here to download MTBA Schools Affiliation Application

 

If you have any further questions, please don’t hesitate in contacting Jo Parker on (07) 5628 0110 or eventmgr@mtba.asn.au.

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