South Island MTB Championships

South Island School MTB Championships

Mountain Bike
Mount Hutt Bike Park

Event Organiser: Bike Methven

Following the recent advice from the Ministry of Health and School Sport New Zealand, the South Island MTB Championships has been cancelled. Schools have been contacted regarding the refund policy.  Please click here for the full update 

Event Details
Bike Methven will host the 2020 South Island School MTB Championships at Mt Hutt Bike Park, 10mins from Methven and just over an hour drive from Christchurch. The event village will be at the bottom of the Skifield road. There will be Cross Country, Downhill and Enduro races for riders aged U13 through to U20. The event will be run over three days.

Click here for the provisional 2020 Event Manual


Course Details
Provisional links to course maps are below:



Cross Country



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.


This event will follow Cycling New Zealand Schools Rules and Regulations and MTBNZ Technical Regulations



Southern X Lodge


Health and Safety
Everyone has a responsibility 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.



Thank you to our partners and supporters.
Mt Hutt
Big Al’s Sports Shop
Methven Travel
Drummond & Etheridge

NZ Ski
Philip Wareing Ltd
School Sport New Zealand 

Entry Details

Refunds: no refunds will be made after entries close.

Entries will close 5pm Wednesday 11 March - NO late entries will be accepted.

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 before they can enter. 

Click here for a live entry list.