2021 BMXNZ North Island SuperOpen v3

BMX New Zealand 2021 North Island SUPER OPEN

BMX
4 December 2021 - 5 December 2021
New Plymouth BMX Club, Hickford Park, St Andrews Drive, Bell Block

BMX New Zealand

admin@bmxnz.co.nz

0212707199

BMX New Zealand, the Taranaki BMX Region and the New Plymouth BMX Club are proud to host and present the 2021 North Island SUPER OPEN, the premier BMX racing event in the North Island for the end of 2021

This event replaces the Titles event & will be a SUPER CLASS format with mixed age groups and an additional HUGE CASH purse of $5000+ for A & B finals (where applicable) split across all classes. The New Plymouth BMX Club is a National standard track which will will be perfect to showcase some of the the best racing in the sport.

The event is a National Qualifying Meeting (NQM) for the 2022 National Championships. The event is a designated Category 8 event and will follow the regulations of this category.

This is a TRANSPONDER event

 

COVID STATEMENT

The format or the ability to deliver this event could be subject to COVID Health regulations during the lead into the event or at the time of the event. Please be aware that both delivery or event format may change at any time. BMXNZ will endeavour to advise the sport as soon as possible if changes are made.

ENTRIES:   

INDIVIDUAL ONLINE ENTRY ONLY via online entry

ALL CLASSES ENTRY close - Sunday 14th November  

 

LATE ENTRIES 

Late entries will be considered for regions in current lockdown (Waikato and Auckland), if travel restriction are removed. BMXNZ will advise clubs directly & via bmx.net.nz regarding late entry to this event, should this happen.

 

ENTRY FEES: per Rider per Class

Sprockets 5&under, 6yrs & 7yrs.           $15.00 (no transponder needed)

Challenge (20” & Cruisers)                   $25.00

Championship Classes                          $25.00

 

Entry is complete only when payment is confirmed. Payment process will follow the entry. Use credit card on the site provided or POLi PAY direct transfer.

BMXNZ reserves the right to refuse entry to any person.

No refunds will be given after Friday 3 December 2021 for any reason. Refund prior to this will be given on receipt of medical certificate, less administration fee of $10.

All riders must ENTER THEMSELVES. Supply all detail as requested, check entry detail & confirm entry.

LIVE RIDER LISTS will be shown online at https://bmxevents.nz/rider-lists/ which update daily from the entry detail input by the entrants. Any corrections must be supplied to the entry admin prior to entry close. Changes after entry close will result in a $20 change fee.

FINAL entry lists will be sorted by CLUB and will supplied to the Club Managers to organise the collection & distribution of race plates at the event.

COVID INFORMATION this event will be delivered in a format that meets any required COVID LEVEL regulations at the time of the event. Please be aware that this may not be as initially detailed in this information. Event delivery will rely on the appropriate COVID LEVEL to accomodate the attending numbers.

For any entry assistance please e-mail - help@bmxevents.nz 

CLASSES OFFERED AT THIS EVENT:

20” – Challenge Classes:

Sprocket: 5&under, 6yrs and 7yrs participation only

Male: 8-9-10, 11-12, 13-14, 15-16, 17-29, 30-39, 40 plus

Female: 8-9-10, 11-12, 13-14, 15-16, 17-29, 30-39, 40 plus

 

Cruiser – Challenge Classes:

Male: 8-12, 13-16, 17-29, 30-39, 40 plus

Female: 8-12, 13-16, 17-29, 30-39, 40 plus

 

Championship Classes:

Female: Jnr & Elite

Male: Jnr & Elite

 

PRACTICE PRIOR TO EVENT:

Access to the track may be available prior to official times listed below.

The club will issue a timetable when available.

 

 

SATURDAY - EVENT DAY ONE

RACE PLATE COLLECTION:   

Club Managers ONLY to collect with associated rider packs:

                Saturday 4 December               10:00 am - 11.00 am

 

RIDER REGISTRATION AND TRANSPONDER DETAIL CHECK:

All transponders MUST be checked onsite prior to racing, this check is your event registration process. This will be done at the check point near the Admin hut. The process is a simple roll over of a mat loop & then checking your detail on a screen.  Any detail errors must be noted with event admin immediately. This process must be completed prior or during the Saturday morning practice.

 

SATURDAY PRACTICE: Times and groups to be set after entries close

Required safety gear to be worn along with event transponder, number plates fitted at all official practice sessions. Scrutineering will be undertaken on a random basis.

  

OFFICIALS MEETING:

                  Saturday                                  10.30 am

 

RACING START TIMES:  

                  Saturday                                  1.00 pm

 

TEAM MANAGERS MEETING:           

                  Saturday                                  30 minutes after the end of racing

 

SUNDAY - EVENT DAY TWO

SUNDAY WARMUP ONLY (GATES MAY NOT BE AVAILABLE): Times and groups to be set after entries close

Required safety gear to be worn along with event transponder, number plates fitted at all official practice sessions. Scrutineering will be undertaken on a random basis.

 

OFFICIALS MEETING:

                  Sunday                             9.30 am

 

RACING START TIMES:  

                   Sunday                             10.00 am

 

PRIZE GIVING:

Prize purse will be supplied to your club, who will distribute it to their members.

 

RACING FORMAT

MOTO DRAW:                         

Race system in use defines moto/lane draws. Qtr. and Semi Finals – snake seeding method

 

LANE DRAW SELECTION:

Quarters, Semis and Main Finals Only. Order of lane choice based on count back to moto points or previous final.

 

MINIMUM CLASS SIZE            

6 riders constitute a class (amalgamations as required). 

                 

CHALLENGE 20”, CRUISER and CHAMPIONSHIP Classes:

4 motos Saturday, 2 motos Sunday then finals (depending on class sizes)

  8 or less riders:                 4 motos Saturday, 3 motos Sunday, points aggregated

9 or more riders:                 4 motos Saturday, 2 motos Sunday then;

       9-16 riders:                  to deadman final

     17-32 riders:                  to deadman semis and deadman final

     33-64 riders:                  to quarters,  semis and final (all deadman)

     65-80 riders:                  to eighths, quarters, semis and final (all deadman)

  

KIWI SPROCKETS:   

Riders 7yrs and under will be non-ranking participation classes

Riders who are UCI 8yrs will ride in UCI age classes for this event.  Standard racing formats apply.

 

TIED POSITIONS:    

All tied positions will be separated by countback. No run-offs will be held.

 

OTHER EVENT REGULATIONS:

TRANSPONDERS:

Transponders will be used at this event. Please update your Online Profile with your transponder number BEFORE the entries close -  https://nzbmx.club/riderportal

Sprockets 5&under, 6yrs and 7yrs rider, DO NOT require transponders

 

NUMBER PLATES:                

Special Event Number plates will be issued to riders via the Club Manager and must be used within this event only, including all official practice sessions.

All numbers will be issued as random numbers.

 

CLIP PEDAL REGULATIONS:                

All riders UCI12yrs and below cannot use clip pedals .

 

CONTINGENCY PLANS:

In case of disruption or weather, moto format may be changed, at the discretion of the Chief Commissaire.

 

SCRUTINEERING:

Officials can randomly check riders and bikes before and during the event, including all official practice and warm up sessions. It is recommended that clubs & managers scrutineer all bikes prior to the event.

 

PRIZE GIVING:

Due to COVID restriction there will be NO Prize Giving. Prize purse will be supplied to the Clubs to distribute to members.

 

RESULT ALLOCATION:

For final placings, a count back method will be used to rank riders on equal points at the end of racing 

Sprockets 7yrs and under -  all riders will receive an event award

  

 

EVENT MANAGEMENT : 

Host Event Representative: Jason Ellis

Track Manager: Rodney Probyn

BMXNZ Event Representative: Darryll Ranford 

 

BMXNZ EVENT HEALTH and SAFETY STATEMENT

BMXNZ, The Taranaki Region and New Plymouth BMX Club will comply with the requirements of the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 by committing to providing and maintaining a safe and healthy environment for all riders, families and visitors to the BMX Event facility. It is the sports policy to “make every practical and reasonable effort to protect all visitors, to prevent accidents or serious harm injuries and promote safety and welfare of all persons while on the event facility”.  

BMXNZ, The Taranaki Region and New Plymouth BMX Club will take all possible steps to list and evaluate hazards and to determine solutions to eliminate or minimise those hazards as part of the Risk Management Plan (RMP), to meet the sports policy noted above. This RMP will include all requirements under the relevant MOH COVID LEVEL guidelines for a sporting gathering. These requirements will be mandatory for ALL participants.

BMX Racing is an action sport and inherently has risks that are accepted as part of sport. All known risks are noted in the BMXNZ Major Meeting RMP  and this is available onsite during the event. Parties wanting to assess the RMP prior to entry must contact the club for detail. Entry to this event confirms an understanding of the risks of the sport as noted in the RMP. In the event of injury to an event participant, a completed entry is consent to proper medical treatment being administered. Event entry also consents to submit to drug testing if required. All entrants agree to be bound by the regulations and general conditions for this event as published by BMXNZ in its latest rule book. Any reference to BMXNZ within this flyer or entry is referring to BMX New Zealand Inc.

COVID STATEMENT

The format or the ability to deliver this event could be subject to COVID Health regulations during the lead into the event or at the time of the event. Please be aware that both delivery or event format may change at any time. BMXNZ will endeavour to advise the sport as soon as possible if changes are made.

Safety and safe practices of the sport and COVID health requirements at all BMXNZ calendared events are not negotiable and failure by anyone to  comply by the code of conduct or rules of the sport will result in the removal of such person from the event facility.

 

NEW PLYMOUTH BMX CLUB FACILITY FOR THE BMXNZ NORTH ISLAND SUPEROPEN - COVID BUBBLE PLAN