2020 CQ XC Series Round 4

2020 Rocky MTB CQ XC Series Rd 4

2020 Rocky MTB CQ XC Series Rd 4

Round 4 of the 2020 CQ XC Series is a past event. It was held at First Turkey on Sunday 27 September 2020.

 Event Details

Host: Rockhampton Mountain Bike Club Inc

Location: First Turkey MTB Reserve, 249 German Street, Norman Gardens

Date: Sunday 27 September 2020. Registration commences at 7:00 am, with the race briefing at 8:15 am, and start time at 8:30 am.

Rules: This event is run to MTBA rules and technical regulations.

This race is a true short course XCO race. All racers and spectators will need to park at the German Street Car park and ride/walk to the course start finish near the toilet block at the bottom of Cactus for an 8:30am start. Rocky MTB will drive a vehicle in which is available for the transportation of racers gear such as extra water. It will leave the car park at 8:10 am.

Entry Fees: Senior $25 per rider, Junior $10 per rider. MTBA day licence if required $36 senior, $15 junior.

MTBA competition licence required or Day Licence available for additional $36 (purchase on line during your entry) for non MTBA members ages 19+, $22 for non members <19 years; $15 for a MTBA recreation member upgrade.

Entries: Close Saturday 26th September 2020 at 6 pm. No Late Entries.


Lap numbers and lap distance:

[ Long Course on Trailforks ]

  • Elite Male – 5 laps x 3.9 km (long track)
  • Elite Female – 5 laps x 3.9 km (long track)
  • Sport Male – 4 laps x 3.9 km (long track)
  • Sport Female – 4 laps x 3.9 km (long track)
  • E-bike – 4 laps x 3.9 km (long track)
  • Masters (40 yrs as of 31 Dec) – 3 laps x 3.9 km (long track)
  • Super Masters (50 yrs as of 31st Dec) – 3 laps x 3.9 km (long track)
  • Junior U19 (ages 15 to 18 as of 31 Dec) – 3 laps x 3.9 km (long track)

[ Short Course on Trailforks ]

  • Novice – 4 laps x 3 km (short track)
  • Junior U15 (ages 12 to 14 as of 31 Dec) – 4 laps x 3 km (short track)
  • Junior U12 (ages 9 to 11 as of 31 Dec) – 3 laps x 3 km (short track)

Event Cancellation: If the event has to be cancelled due to extreme weather, a notification will be posted on the Rocky MTB Facebook page.

Venue Rules: MTBA Code of Conduct applies regarding behaviour. You are required to remove your own rubbish from First Turkey MTB Reserve.

Facilities: There are no camping facilities available. Sausage Sizzle and drinks will be available for purchase on the day.

Race Series: This is the fourth round of the 2020 Central QLD XC series, series points will be awarded for all individual places, and club points will also be awarded. Series winners will be decided from the best 3 placings across 4 rounds. Rocky MTB or Gladstone MTB Club members who chose to work a round will receive average points for that round (limited to one round only).

Prizes: No cash or sponsors prizes will be awarded for podium finishers, all entry fees will go towards building new club trails this year. A random draw will be held after the race.

COVID-19: Please keep up those social distancing protocols and if you are experiencing flu-like symptoms, then please avoid this event.

Published by Andrew Thompson

Andrew is web guru and social ride coordinator for Rocky MTB and Cycle CQ. He rides XC, enduro, road, track, fat bikes, and gravel. His life ambition is to declare First Turkey a separate country and be crowned emperor.

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