2017 XCM National Championships


Date: Friday, 28th April 2017 – Sunday, 30th April 2017

Events: 2017 XCM National Championships

UCI Class: NC (National Championship)

Location: Cape Pallarenda, Townsville, QLD

Facebook Event Page: facebook.com/events/1227155504017558

Official Hashtag: #TVLMTBFest #XCMChamps17 #TownsvilleShines


All event communiques issued by the Commissaire Panel will be posted here throughout the event.

Communiqué 001 Communique regarding Saturday 29th April 2017


Mountain Bike Australia hereby advise of the following Road Closures relating to the 2017 Townsville MTB Festival:

The Esplanade, Cape Pallarenda (immediately after Boat Ramp access):

Friday 28th April: 10:45am – 4:30pm
Saturday 29th April: 7:45am – 5:30pm
Sunday 30th April: 7:45am – 3:00pm
Monday 1st May: 9:30am – 4:30pm


Online Registrations for the 2017 XCM National Championships open at 9am on Thursday 1st December, 2016 .

Online Registrations for the 2017 XCM National Championships have now closed.

Online Registrations Close: 11:59pm AEST – Wednesday 26th April, 2017.

Late Entries: Late entries will be accepted at the event. Late entries void all ability to redeem winner discounts from the previous year.

2016 XCM National Championship Discounts: MTBA provide discounted entry into the 2017 XCM National Championships for the top three (1st – 3rd) riders in each recognised category of the previous years championship. 

Riders may claim their discount when completing an online entry for the 2017 XCM National Championships by entering their MTBA Membership Number in the ‘promotional code’ field.

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 Membership at the time of the event. Options are:
– MTBA Race Membership
– MTBA Recreation Membership with discounted Race Day Licence Upgrade
– MTBA Free Trial Membership with payment of a Race Day Licence ($25) required at registration

For more information on MTBA membership options CLICK HERE.


CLICK HERE to download the 2017 XCM National Championship Event Schedule (Published 17/02/2017 | V1.1)


CLICK HERE to download the Registered Participants list as at the close of online entries. 


CLICK HERE to download the Course Map 

CLICK HERE to download the Event Village Map


Make the most of your time in Townsville with a trip to Magnetic Island. 

Take advantage of our special event discount by quoting the below details when booking your ferry ticket online (www.sealinkqld.com.au) or at the Breakwater Ferry sales counter. 

Promo Code: MTBA
Valid For: Adult and Child return fares
Dates Valid: 30.04.17 – 05.05.17


XCM Championship Categories:
– Elite Men & Women
– Expert Men & Women
– Junior Men & Women (Half Marathon)
– Under 17 Men & Women  (Half Marathon)
– Under 15 Men & Women  (Half Marathon)
– Masters 1 Men & Women
– Masters 2 Men & Women
– Masters 3 Men & Women
– Masters 4 Men & Women
– Masters 5 Men & Women
– Masters 6 Men & Women
– Masters 7 Men & Women
– Masters 8 Men & Women
– Masters 9 Men & Women
– Masters 10 Men & Women

Non-Championship Categories:
– Open Men & Women (Half Marathon)

CLICK HERE to download the 2017 Age Calculator and determine your category. 


Mountain Bike Australia are seeking volunteers to assist in the delivery of the 2017 Townsville MTB Festival. 

There are roles available to suit everyone, from registration assistants through to on-course marshals with a front row seat to all the action!

Volunteers will be provided with a t-shirt, cap and meals for each shift they work.

To register as a volunteer CLICK HERE and complete the online registration form and sign-up for volunteer shifts.


Seeking accommodation for the 2017 Townsville MTB Festival?

MTBA recommend the following accommodation providers:

Quest on Eyre

Quest Townsville

Rydges Southbank Townsville

Mercure Townsville

Mariners North Holiday Apartments Townsville

City Oasis Inn

Grand Hotel

The Ville

Townsville Central Hotel

Oaks Gateway

Hotel Grand Chancellor



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