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Skoda Southern Tour

Road & Track
28 August 2021 - 29 August 2021
Blenheim

The 2021 Skoda Southern Tour is contested on the first weekend of Winter Tournament Week, and will be on 28 - 29 August, hosted by Cycling Marlborough.

This is a points based tour although times will be recorded for the Time Trial and Hill Climb stages. In addition to the General Classification titles riders will also be contesting the National School Criterium Title.

Saturday 28th August:
Stage 1: Time Trial
Stage 2: Criterium

Sunday 29th August:
Stage 3: Hill Climb
Stage 4: Road Race 

Course 
Individual Time Trial
Criterium
Hill Climb
Road Race

Provisional distances below:

Gender

Grade

TT

Crit

HC

Road

B

U20

3

14.4

1.8

40

G

U20

3

14.4

1.8

40

B

U17

3

10.8

1.8

40

G

U17

3

10.8

1.8

40

B

U16

3

9.6

1.8

32

G

U16

3

9.6

1.8

32

B

U15

3

8.4

1.8

20

G

U15

3

8.4

1.8

20

B

U14

3

7.2

1.8

16

G

U14

3

7.2

1.8

16

B

U13

3

6

1.8

16

G

U13

3

6

1.8

16

 

Click here for a preview video of the Criterium Course
Click here for a preview video of the Time Trial Course

Categories
Age as at 31 December 2021.

Individual Races:

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

At a minimum competitors must be enrolled in Year 7.

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.

Rules
The Southern Tour is run in accordance with the Cycling New Zealand Schools Rules.  

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.

The event takes place a mix of urban residential and rural roads. It is your responsibility to manage your own safety during the event, to be aware of other road users at all times and to make responsible decisions. There is traffic management in place however, the roads are OPEN and there will be public and official traffic on the circuit during your race.

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

Supporters
School Sport New Zealand

Entries are now open. 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 the live entry list.

Entry fees: $80 per rider

Entry fees include the $4 Cycling New Zealand Schools Levy

ENTRIES WILL CLOSE 5PM FRIDAY 13 AUGUST. ENTRY FEES MUST BE PAID BY FRIDAY 20 AUGUST.

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