The 2021 Skoda National School MTB Championships presented by WK Effect will be held in Blenheim, hosted by Marlborough MTB Club.
Provisional Event Schedule
Please note this is subject to change.
Monday 11th October: Registration (Cycle World), Practise for XCO, XCR & END, DH Track Walk (times to be confirmed)
Tuesday 12th October: Cross Country and Cross Country Relay - Wither Hills Farm Park
Wednesday 13th October: Downhill (Practise, Seeding & Race Run) - Homebrook, Taylor Pass Rd
Thursday 14th October: Enduro - Homebrook, Taylor Pass Rd.
The DH and Enduro Tracks are located on private land and are not available for casual pre-riding. If you wish to pre-ride the tracks, please keep an eye on the Marlborough Mountain Bike Club Facebook page for Club events where the tracks will be open. Accessing the properties outside the club events risk access to these properties for the event itself.
Age as at 31 December 2021.
U20, U17, U16, U15, U14, U13 boys and girls
Senior (U20) and Junior (U16 - Year 7 & 8 can ride in a Junior team)
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).
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.
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.