Central Qld XC Series 2018 Rd 3

2018 Central Qld XC Series Rd 3

2018 Central Queensland XC Series Rd 3

Registrations are now open for Round 3 of the Central Queensland XC Series.

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The Event

Event Name: 2018 Central Queensland XC Series Rd 3

Event Description: The 2018 Central Queensland XC Series Rd 3 is the third event in this year’s Cross Country MTB race 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 choose to work a round will receive average points for that round (limited to one round only). 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 may be held after the race if there are sufficient sponsor prizes.

Event Organiser: Rockhampton Mountain Bike Club Inc.

Event Sponsor: TBA

Date: Sunday 29th July 2018

Where: Arunga Hut, Seeonee Park Scout Camp, 399 Yeppoon Road, Limestone Creek, Rockhampton (Between Access 4 and 5).

Race start time: Sunday 8.00 am.

Race number allocation: from 7.00 am to 7.45 am at German St car park.

Riders Briefing: 7:50 am.

Online Entry Cost: $25 Senior (Elite, Masters, Sport, Super Masters, Female Elite and Sport, Novice), $10 all Juniors.

Online Entries only: On the day NOT available.

MTBA competition licence required or Day Licence available for additional $30 (purchase on line during your entry) for non MTBA members ages 19+, $18 for non members <19 years; $18 for a MTBA recreation member upgrade.

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Registrations close: 6pm Saturday 28 July 2018

Course:
[ view Seeonee Park on Trailforks ]

Men’s Elite, Ladies Elite, Ladies Sport, Masters, Super Masters and Sport, will ride the long course which is the most technical and requires the highest fitness level.

Novice and Juniors will ride the shorter course.

This race will be run in a ANTI CLOCKWISE direction. Course is subject to change at Event Directors discretion.

Lap numbers and lap distance:
– Elite – 4 laps x about 7.5 km.
– Sport – 3 laps x about 7.5 km.
– Ladies Elite- 3 laps x about 7.5 km.

– Masters (40 yrs as of 31 Dec 17) – 3 laps x about 7.5 km.
– Super Masters (50 yrs as of 31st Dec 17) 2 laps x about 7.5 km.
– Ladies Sport – 2 laps x about 7.5 km.

– Novice – 3 laps x 5.0 km, about 15 km total.
– Junior U19 (ages 15 to 18 as of 31 Dec 17) – 3 laps x about 5.0 km.
– Junior U15 (ages 12 to 14 as of 31 Dec 17) – 2 laps x about 5.0 km.
– Junior U12 (ages 9 to 11 as of 31 Dec 17) – 2 laps x about 5.0 km.

Access Times for Practice:

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: No dogs or glass bottles allowed. Drive slowly obeying speed signs through the Scout Camp. MTBA Code of Conduct applies regarding behaviour.

Facilities: No camping is available for this event. Basic toilets and cold showers are available.

We use the Seeonee Park trails by kind permission of Rockhampton Scout Association, so please respect our privileged access by removing all rubbish and by looking after the facilities.

Sponsors prizes: Any sponsors prizes will be offered as a random draw after the race. There are no podium prizes on offer other than the glory of mounting the podium and being immortalised via social media. The purpose of this race is to have fun and raise money for further MTB track construction.

2017 Giant Rockhampton Enduro Series Rd 3 RESULTS

Gravity Enduro Mountain Biking RockhamptonEvent: 2017 Giant Rockhampton Enduro Series Rd 3

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Aim: To bang out some timed laps on First Turkey’s Finest.

Date: Sunday 15th October 2017

Where: First Turkey MTB Park

Host: Rockhampton Mountain Bike Club Inc.

Skill Level: This event requires a moderate to high level of MTB riding skill.

Protective Equipment: In addition to a mandatory requirement to wear an Australian Standard full face helmet for competitive stages in this event, it is recommended that riders wear additional protection such as knee and elbow guards, gloves and protective eye wear.

Helmets must be worn on transition stages also but you can switch to open face helmets in these non competitive sections.

First Aid Requirements: A trained paramedic will be in attendance and first aid kits on site, but it is also recommended that riders carry a triangular and compression bandage.

Race Start Time: 7.30am at start of first competitive stage (TBA) , First Turkey MTB Park. Riders will need to have obtained their race number and left the sign-on area (car park) by about 7.00am.

Race Start Location: Cnr German St and Sunset Drive, Norman Gardens, North Rockhampton

Race Number Allocation: from 6.30am at German St car park

Riders Briefing: 7.20am at start of first competitive stage

Event Description: The 2017 Giant Rockhampton Enduro Series Rd 3 is a gravity enduro style competition which requires completion of a defined circuit starting and finishing at the German Street car park end of First Turkey MTB Reserve on Sunday Morning.

The course will include 3 to 5 (depending on class) timed competitive stages (all of them mostly downhill in bias), over which collective times will determine the placing of riders in the event.

Sections of the course between the competition segments will have a loosely timed cut off to maintain a regular cycle of competitors and help maintain the start order.

Riders will start each competition section at 30 second intervals, or as otherwise instructed by the starter.

Classes: Elite Men, Sport Men, Open Ladies, Masters, Novice, Juniors (aged 11 to 15).

Course: To be announced closer to the date and during the riders briefing. Course subject to change at the Event Directors discretion.

Duration: The event is likely to finish around 11am on Sunday morning, but total time will be dependent on rider numbers. The weather is likely to be hot so please bring plenty of water and snacks!

Online Entry Cost: $25 Seniors, $10 Juniors. Online entries only – on the day not available.

Close of Online Entries: 8.00pm Saturday 14th October 2017.

MTBA competition licence required or Day Licence available for additional $25 (purchase online during your entry) for non MTBA members ages 19+, $15 for non members <19 years; $15 for a MTBA recreation member upgrade.

Awards and Series Points: There will be podium place presentations following the 2017 Giant Rockhampton Enduro Series Rd 3.

Any prizes will be randomly drawn and subject to sponsorship uptake. This is the final round of a three round GE series. Rocky MTB club members working a round are eligible for average series points.

All three rounds count in this years series (i.e no dropping your worst round as in previous years GE series).

Please support our sponsors for this event – Giant Rockhampton

2017 Central Qld XC Series Rd 5

Cross Country Mountain BikingEvent: 2017 Central Queensland XC Series Rd 5

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Date: Sunday 17 September 2017

Race start time: 8.00 am

Where: Gladstone MTB Trail Park

Host: Gladstone MTB Inc.

Race number allocation: 7.00am – 7.45am

Riders Briefing: 7.50am

Online Entry Cost: $25 Snr (Elite, Masters, Sport, Female, Novice), $10 Junior. Online entries only – on the day not available.

MTBA competition licence required or Day Licence available for additional $25 (purchase online during your entry) for non MTBA members ages 19+, $15 for non members <19 years; $15 for a MTBA recreation member upgrade.

Close of Online Entries: 8.00pm Saturday 16th September 2017

Lap Numbers and Distance:

– Elite – 4 laps x 8.3 km, about  33 km
– Masters – (40 yrs and over) – 3 laps x 8.3 km about 25 km
– Sport – 3 laps x 8.3 km, about 25 km
– Ladies  – 4 laps x 3.3 km, about 13 km (easier course)
– Novice – 4 laps x 3.3 km, about 13 km  (easier course)
– Junior – (Under 15 as of 31 Dec 17) – 3 laps x 3.3 km about 10 km (easier course)

Sausage sizzle and drinks available for purchase on the day.

Awards and Series Points: Series points for the 2017 Central Queensland XC Series Rd 5 will be awarded for all individual places, and club points will also be awarded. Series winners will be decided from the best 4 placings across 5 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).

Check Gladstone MTB Facebook page or Rocky MTB Facebook page for race cancellations (only likely in the event of heavy overnight rain). It is a requirement that you remove your own rubbish from the site. No camping permitted for this event.