12 Weeks To Go
The countdown has begun for the 2017 MTBA Schools National Championship on the Gold Coast. The schedule is soon to be announced but we can confirm the racing as follows:
Cross-Country Eliminator (XCE): The first race will be a Cross-Country Eliminator over a course of between 800m and 1.5km on the grounds of Bond University. All racers will ride a time trial to qualify for the final series where riders will compete in heats of four, head to head. The fastest two riders will progress through to the semi finals and finals respectively.
Cross-Country Olympic (XCO): The second day will be a XCO race day held at Nerang State Forest. Riders will start in their respective age category and race a course of 4-6km in length.
Cross-Country Team Enduro (XCEN): The third and final day of the Schools National Championships will be a 4hr Cross-Country Team Enduro, held at Nerang State Forest. Riders will race as a team of four and the race will be won by the team who completes the most number of laps in the least amount of time. No team will be able to start a lap after 4hrs has lapsed.
Online entries close 28 May 2017 so get your school team together and get your entry in!