Mountain Bike Australia in conjunction with Hunter Mountain Bike Association and Lake Macquarie City Council are pleased to present Round 2 of the 2018 Downhill National Series.
Event: 2018 MTBA Downhill National Series – Round 2
Date: Saturday 3rd & Sunday 4th February, 2018
UCI Class: Class 3 | Elite Men & Elite Women
Location: Awaba State Forest, Awaba, NEW SOUTH WALES
Event Host: Hunter Mountain Bike Association
Facebook Event Page: www.facebook.com/events/2042648665967878
Official Hashtag: #DHINS18
President of the Commissaire Panel: Dereck MCCARTHY (UCI)
Commissaire Panel: Jeff Hughes (MTBA) & Tony Scott (MTBA)
CLICK HERE to download the Registered Participants List.
Online Registrations Close: 11:59pm AEDT – Wednesday 31st January, 2018.
2017 National Series Discounts: MTBA provide discounted entry into the 2018 DHI National Series for the top three (1st – 3rd) eligible riders in each recognised category of the previous series. Riders may claim their discount when completing an online entry for the 2018 DHI National Series by entering their MTBA Membership Number in the ‘promotional code’ field during the online entry process. Please note: It is the entrants’ responsibility to claim their discount at the time of entering. MTBA will not issue refunds for riders who fail to validate their promotion code when entering.
Membership Requirements: To register and participate in this event, riders must hold a valid MTBA Race Membership or purchase a Race Day Licence at the time of registering. Please note: Membership must be valid on the date of the event for which you are registering. If your membership expires before the date of the event, you must renew your membership before entering this event. MTBA Recreation Members may upgrade to a Race Membership at anytime through the MTBA Online Services System or opt to purchase a discounted Race Day Licence Upgrade.
For more information on MTBA membership options CLICK HERE.
Friday practice shuttles are available in two sessions:
Morning | Sign-on 8:30am | Practice 9:00am – 12:30pm
Afternoon | Sign-on 12:00pm | Practice 12:30pm – 4:00pm
$30.00 per person
Limited to 60 riders per session. Book at time of registering online for this event.
NO PRIVATE SHUTTLES UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES.
We Want You. We’re looking for enthusiastic, active, happy, mountain bikers who love the sound of their own voice and care for the safety of others.
As a Volunteer you can enjoy the unique chance to witness Australia’s best riders in full flight at the 2018 MTBA Downhill National Series round in Awaba, NSW.
Volunteers will perform a wide range of important tasks prior, during and after the event including course marshals, parking and traffic control, race and event installations, administration, timing, merchandise sales and general duties.
You will be in the running to receive a MTBA prize pack that includes cap/t-shirt and socks.
CLICK HERE to register as a volunteer.
CLICK HERE to book Team Pit Space for the 2018 MTBA Downhill National Season.
CLICK HERE to download the event schedule. (Version 1.2 | Published 30 January 2018)
This event is being held at Awaba Mountain Bike Park, approximately a 50 minute drive from the city of Lake Macquarie.
Please refer to the ‘PUBLICATIONS‘ tab of the MTBA website for the latest version of the DHI National Season Guidelines.
Information on prize money and awards for the 2018 DHI National Series has been published in the 2018 MTBA Prize Money & Awards Guide. For events listed on the UCI International Calendar, prize money will be paid in accordance with UCI Financial Obligations.
Please refer to the ‘PUBLICATIONS‘ tab of the MTBA website for the latest version of the MTBA Prize Money & Awards Guide.
The Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) has been notified of this event, and may conduct random testing during the Mountain Bike Australia Downhill National Series.
To ensure that you are adequately informed on testing procedures, please read the guidelines provided by ASADA here. Please note that blood samples may be required along with standard urine samples.
For questions about prohibited substances, please contact the ASADA Hotline on 1800 020 506.
Mountain Bike Australia strongly encourages all athletes and support personnel to ensure that you maintain ample knowledge about the sample collection process and your rights and responsibilities in relation to testing.
Looking for accommodation and tourist information for this event? Visit the Lake Macquarie Visitor Information Centre website!
|Elite Men & Women||–||$140.00|
|Expert Men & Women||–||$130.00|
|Junior (Under 19) Men & Women||–||$130.00|
|Under 17 Men & Women||–||$105.00|
|Under 15 Men & Women||–||$105.00|
|Masters 1 Men & Women||–||$130.00|
|Masters 2 Men & Women||–||$130.00|
|Masters 3 Men & Women||–||$130.00|
|Masters 4 Men & Women||–||$130.00|
|Masters 5 Men & Women||–||$130.00|
|Masters 6 Men & Women||–||$130.00|
|Masters 7 Men & Women||–||$105.00|
|Masters 8 Men & Women||–||$105.00|
|Masters 9 Men & Women||–||$105.00|
|Masters 10 Men & Women||–||$105.00|
|Late Registration Fee||–||$25.00|
|Race Day Licences||Fee|
|Race Day Licence <19 years of age||–||$18.00|
|Race Day Licence >19 years of age||–||$30.00|
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