The 2022 SKODA Southern Tour is contested on the first weekend of Winter Tournament Week, and will be on 26 - 27 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 26th August:
Stage 1: Time Trial
Stage 2: Criterium
Sunday 27th August:
Stage 3: Hill Climb
Stage 4: Road Race
Click here to read the provisional event manual - TBC
Click here for the TT Start Lists - TBC
Click here for the HC Start Lists - TBC
Click below for the Course Maps:
Individual Time Trial
Click here for a preview video of the Criterium Course.
Click here for a preview video of the Time Trial Course.
Age as at 31 December 2023.
U20, U17, U16, U15, U14, U13 boys and girls
At a minimum competitors must be enrolled in Year 7.
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.
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.
School Sport New Zealand