Mountain Bike Australia are pleased to present the 2018 Downhill National Championships.
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.
President of the Commissaire Panel: Michael Norman (MTBA)
Commissaire Panel: Anne-Marie Ludekens (MTBA), Shane Currie (MTBA) & Mark Welsh (MTBA)
Online Registrations for the 2018 DHI National Series open at 9:00am on Sunday, 1st October 2017.
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.
CLICK HERE to book Team Pit Space for the 2018 MTBA Downhill National Season.
CLICK HERE to download the event schedule. (Version 1.0 | Published 3 January 2018)
The course maps for this event will be released closer to the event date, please check back for further updates.
This event is being held in Bright, Victoria, approximately a 3.25 hour drive from Melbourne’s Tullamarine Airport.
Please refer to the ‘PUBLICATIONS‘ tab of the MTBA website for the latest version of the DHI National Season Guidelines.
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:
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.
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 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.
Information on accommodation and attractions in the Alpine Region will be available closer to the event date, please check back for further updates.
|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|