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ŠKODA National School MTB Championships

Mountain Bike
13 October 2022 - 16 October 2022
Bluff

The 2022 SKODA National School MTB Championships will be held in Bluff, hosted by Southland MTB Club from 13-16 October. The event will take place at Bluff Hill and will include Enduro, Downhill and Cross Country events.

13 October: Enduro (split over morning and afternoon races)
14 October: Downhill Day 1 (U13, U14, U15 grades)*
15 October: Downhill Day 2 (U16, U17, U20 grades)*
16 October: Cross Country

*Please note, the above split of Downhill days is based of last years entry numbers and will be confirmed after entries close.

 

Event Manual

Click here for the provisional Event Manual, published 8 August 2022. Please note that this is subject to change.

 

Categories

Age as at 31 December 2022.

Individual Races:

U20, U17, U16, U15, U14, U13 boys and girls 

At a minimum competitors must be enrolled in Year 7.

 

Top School Trophies

The Top School Trophy will be awarded to the respective Year 9 - 13 schools teams that have the highest aggregate points score across all championship events. Points will be awarded for the first 10 places with 10 points for 1st and 9 points for 2nd, 8 points for 3rd etc in each of the races (including Team Relay if applicable).
 
The Top Junior School Trophy will be awarded to the respective Year 7/8 schools teams that have the highest aggregate points score across all championship events. Points will be awarded for the first 10 places with 10 points for 1st and 9 points for 2nd, 8 points for 3rd etc in each of the races (including Team Relay if applicable).

 

 

Rules
This event will follow 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. If you have any questions or concerns regarding Health and Safety please report to the Chief Commissaire or to the Event Manager. 

Entries will open on Monday 25 July. Entries must be completed through your school only through Enter Now. No individual entries will be accepted. Schools must be affiliated with Cycling New Zealand Schools for the 2022 year and list their riders before they can enter. Click here for the live entry list.

Entries for the Enduro are limited to 500 riders and entries for the Downhill are limited to 300 riders. There is no limit for the Cross Country.

Due to the large entry limits, there will be NO pre-registration process for this event however i
f entries exceed maximum capacity, CNZS reserves the right to determine which schools may need to remove riders from the entry list. Please read Appendix 5 - the Capacity Event Entry Process in the Cycling New Zealand Schools Rules for more details on this.

Entry fees:
Cross Country - $40 per rider
Downhill - $80 per rider
Enduro - $50 per rider

ENTRIES WILL CLOSE 5PM FRIDAY 23 SEPTEMBER. NO LATE ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED. ALL ENTRY FEES MUST BE PAID BY FRIDAY 30 SEPTEMBER.


Once you have completed your entries through Enter Now, you must download an invoice from the bottom of the entry form. Your Invoice number must be used as the reference when paying your account.

 

Refund Policy:

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

 

Check out the official SKODA National School MTB Championships merchandise through Probrands - there's a hoodie, a long-sleeve tee and a tee available for purchase. Click here to order yours!

Ordering and Delivery Schedule: 

Campaign Number Start Date End Date Delivery Date Delivery Type
#1 Open now 21 August 14 September To individuals
#2 21 August 1st September 27 September To individuals
#3 1st September 12 September 6 October To individuals
#4 12 September 25 September At event At event

 

Hoodie: $64.95

Long Sleeve: $47.95

Tee: $32.95

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