2018 MTBA Downhill National Championships

Mountain Bike Australia are pleased to present the 2018 Downhill National Championships.


EVENT DETAILS

Event: 2018 MTBA Downhill National Championships

Date: Friday 2nd – Sunday 4th March, 2018

UCI Class: NC | Elite Men & Elite Women

Location: Mystic Mountain Bike Park, Bright, VICTORIA

Event Host: Alpine Cycling Club

Facebook Event Page: www.facebook.com/events/1116116625188349

Official Hashtag: #DHIChamps18

Shuttle Service: The entry fee for the National championships covers all shuttle services from Friday to Sunday.                 No private shuttling is allowed.


COMMISSAIRE APPOINTMENTS

President of the Commissaire Panel: Michael Norman (MTBA)

Commissaire Panel: Anne-Marie Ludekens (MTBA), Shane Currie (MTBA) & Mark Welsh (MTBA)


ONLINE REGISTRATIONS

Online Registrations for the 2018 DHI National Series open at 9:00am on Sunday, 1st October 2017.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THE 2018 MTBA DOWNHILL NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS


Online Registrations Close:
11:59pm AEDT – Wednesday 28th February, 2018.


2017 National Champion Discounts: 
MTBA provide discounted entry into the 2018 DHI National Championships for the top three (1st – 3rd) eligible riders in each recognised category of the previous championship. Riders may claim their discount when completing an online entry for the 2018 DHI National Championships 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 Membership 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.


TEAM PIT SPACE BOOKINGS

CLICK HERE to book Team Pit Space for the 2018 MTBA Downhill National Season.


EVENT SCHEDULE

CLICK HERE to download the event schedule. (Version 1.0 | Published 3 January 2018) 


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 in Bright, Victoria, approximately a 3.25 hour drive from Melbourne’s Tullamarine Airport.


DHI NATIONAL SEASON GUIDELINES

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

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VOLUNTEER

 If you’re going to be trackside, and want the best seat in the house, consider volunteering, you’ll be driven up the hill, provided with catering including coffee and food from Dumu cafe and Alpine Gourmet Goodies, and invited to the volunteer after-party.

The club is also looking for drivers, so if you have a licence for a small bus please hit up the driving shifts. 

All shifts for volunteers can be found below:

http://alpinecyclingclub1.volunteerlocal.com/volunteer/?id=12510

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PRIZE MONEY & AWARDS

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

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 Downhill National Championships.

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

Information on accommodation and attractions in the Alpine Region will be available closer to the event date, please check back for further updates.


2018 DHI NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP CATEGORIES & ENRTY FEES

Category    Entry Fee 
 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
Recreation Upgrade  –    $15.00

EVENT PARTNERS

Host Club  –   

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