national mtb championships

School MTB Championships

Mountain Bike
2 October 2020 - 4 October 2020
Hutt Valley



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Event Details
The School MTB Championships will be held in the Hutt Valley, near Wellington on 2 - 4 October and will include the following events

Thursday 1 October: Registration
Friday 2 October: Downhill - Upper Hutt 
Saturday 3 October: Cross Country and Cross Country Relay - Wainuiomata
Sunday 4 October: Enduro - Wainuiomata

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Age taken at 31 December 2020.


Individual events: U20, U17, U16, U15, U14, U13 boys and girls.


At a minimum competitors must be enrolled in Year 7.


Refund Policy

Refunds will only be processed on the presentation of a medical certificate. All refunds will incur a $20 administration fee.


Racing will be conducted under the Cycling New Zealand Schools Rules and the MTBNZ Technical Regulations

Health and Safety
Everyone has a responsibly towards Health and Safety at an event.


The safety of the riders, officials, volunteer and spectators are included in the event planning. This includes (but not limited to) road restrictions, traffic management and event advisories to the local businesses and residents.


If you have any questions or concerns regarding Health and Safety please report to the Chief Commissaire or to the Race Manager


Thank you to our partners and supporters.

Hutt City Council
Upper Hutt City Council
Wainuiomata Trail Project
MDJ Media & Events
Evo Cycles
Hell Pizza
Tom & Luke
Wellington Off-road Riding Department (WORD)
Victoria University of Wellington
Bluebridge Cook Strait Ferries
School Sport New Zealand

Entry Details

Entries are now closed. No late entries will be accepted. Click here for the entry list.

All entries must be through your school (no individual entries accepted) through Enter Now.  If you do not have an Enter Now login please email

Schools must be affiliated with Cycling New Zealand Schools before they can enter. All school affiliation fees and event entry fees must be paid before riders are permitted to start the event.  Please ensure you check with your school to ensure payment has been made.


General entries close Wednesday 9th September

Event fees for the 2020 Schools MTB Championships are:

Downhill: $60

Cross Country: $40

Cross Country Relay: $75 (per team of 3)

Enduro: $40


ENTRIES FOR DOWNHILL ARE NOW CLOSED. No further entries will be accepted.

The Downhill event at has a limited capacity of 250 riders which is expected to sell out. Due to this the Cycling New Zealand Schools Entry Process takes effect. Each school is initially limited to 3 priority entries in Downhill, across all age/gender categories.  Additional entry requests are to be waitlisted (Waitlist link is available on the event entry form). Please include on the waitlist entry any relevant details such as previous rider downhill performance which will assist with allocating remaining spaces according to the Cycling New Zealand Schools Entry Process. Remaining spaces will be allocated to riders on the waitlist after 14th August and schools can expect to be notified of final Downhill entry lists by 21st August.



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