2018 Cross-Country National Series | Rounds 3 & 4 – Nerang, QLD

Mountain Bike Australia in conjunction with Tourism & Events Queensland, the City of Gold Coast &  Gold Coast Mountain Bike Club are pleased to present Rounds 3 & 4 of the 2018 Cross-Country National Series.

This Cross-Country National Series event will act as an operational trial ahead of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, with observational opportunities for GOLDOC staff which will provide some key learnings for the organisation ahead of GC2018.


EVENT DETAILS

Event: 2018 MTBA Cross-Country National Series presented by Beastwear – Rounds 3 & 4

Date: Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th January, 2018

UCI Class: Class 3 | Elite Men, Elite Women, Junior Men & Junior Women

Location: Nerang National Park, Nerang, QUEENSLAND

Event Host: Mountain Bike Australia

Facebook Event Page: www.facebook.com/events/1286607261462778

Official Hashtag: #XCNS18


COMMISSAIRE APPOINTMENTS

President of the Commissaire Panel: TBA

Commissaire Panel: Michael Norman (MTBA), Darryl Cram (MTBA) & Lorraine Schultz


ONLINE REGISTRATIONS

Online Registrations for the 2018 Cross-Country National Series open at 9:00am (AEST) on Sunday, 1st October 2017.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR ROUNDS 3 & 4 OF THE 2018 MTBA CROSS-COUNTRY NATIONAL SERIES

or

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR MULTIPLE EVENTS IN THE 2018 MTBA CROSS-COUNTRY NATIONAL SERIES


Online Registrations Close: 
11:59pm (AEST) – Wednesday 10th January, 2018.


2017 National Series Discounts: 
MTBA provide discounted entry into the 2018 Cross-Country 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 Cross-Country 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.


BEASTWEAR AMBASSADOR COMPETITION

To celebrate our new partnership with Beastwear, MTBA are giving you the chance to win a new cycling jersey and warm-up jacket for the 2018 Cross-Country National Series presented by Beastwear.

To enter, simply complete the online entry from HERE.

Competition closes 5:00pm AEST, Wednesday 1st November.

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TEAM PIT SPACE BOOKINGS

CLICK HERE to book Team Pit Space for the 2018 MTBA Cross-Country National Season.


EVENT SCHEDULE

CLICK HERE to download the event schedule. (Version 1.0 | Published 26 September 2017)


COURSE MAPS

The course maps for this event will be released closer to the event date, please check back for further updates.


GETTING TO THE EVENT

This event is being held at Nerang National Park, approximately a 20 minute drive from Surfers Paradise.


CROSS-COUNTRY NATIONAL SEASON GUIDELINES

Please refer to the ‘PUBLICATIONS‘ tab of the MTBA website for the latest version of the Cross-Country National Season Guidelines.


PRIZE MONEY & AWARDS

Information on prize money and awards for the 2018 Cross-Country National Series will been published in the 2018 MTBA Prize Money & Awards Guide, available closer to the event. 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.


DOPING CONTROL

The Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) has been notified of this event, and may conduct random testing during the Mountain Bike Australia Cross-Country National Series.

To ensure that you are adequately informed on testing procedures, please read the guidelines provided by ASADA herePlease 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.

Please visit the ASADA website – www.asada.gov.au or the ASADA eLearning website – elearning.asada.gov.au for further information.


ACCOMMODATION & THINGS TO DO

Looking for accommodation on the Gold Coast for this event? CLICK HERE to view a variety of local accommodation offerings.

Want to make the most of your trip to the Gold Coast? CLICK HERE and discover everything to see and do on the Gold Coast.


2018 CROSS-COUNTRY NATIONAL SERIES CATEGORIES & ENRTY FEES

Category    Entry Fee 
 Elite Men & Women –   $95.00
 Expert Men & Women –    $80.00
 Junior (Under 19) Men & Women –    $80.00
 Under 17 Men & Women –    $60.00
 Under 15 Men & Women –    $60.00
 Masters 1 Men & Women –    $80.00
 Masters 2 Men & Women –    $80.00
 Masters 3 Men & Women –    $80.00
 Masters 4 Men & Women –    $80.00
 Masters 5 Men & Women –    $80.00
 Masters 6 Men & Women –    $80.00
 Masters 7 Men & Women –    $60.00
 Masters 8 Men & Women –    $60.00
 Masters 9 Men & Women –    $60.00
 Masters 10 Men & Women –    $60.00
     
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
Recreation Upgrade  –    $15.00

EVENT PARTNERS

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Event Delivery Partners  TEQ_CORE_FCTEAL
     
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Supporting Club  Gold Coast MTB Club

OTHER EVENTS IN THE 2018 CROSS-COUNTRY NATIONAL SEASON

 Cross-Country NS - Round 1 & 2 Button - Orange  Cross-Country NS - Round 3 & 4 Button - Nerang
 Cross-Country NS - Round 5 & 6 Button - Perth  Cross-Country NS - Round 7 & 8 Button - Canberra
 Cross Country National Championships  

 

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