2022 BMXNZ North Island Titles TPO

BMX New Zealand 2022 North Island Titles

BMX
22 October 2022 - 23 October 2022
Taupō BMX Club, Crown Park, Taharepa Road, Taupō

BMX New Zealand

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BMX New Zealand, the Central BMX Region and the Taupō BMX Club are proud to host and present the 2022 BMX New Zealand North Island Titles, the premier BMX racing event in the North Island for the end of 2022

This event will see the best riders from the North and South along with riders travelling from Australia to take away the 'NI' ranking plates for each of the age group of offer, from the 8yr olds through to 50+ seniors. The Taupō BMX Club is a National standard track which will be perfect to showcase some of the best racing in the sport.

Along with the Titles on offer the event is the first round of the 2022 BMXNZ National Series & it is a National Qualifying Meeting (NQM) for the 2023 National Championships. The event is a designated Category 6 event and will follow the regulations of this category.

For the first time since 2019, the return of the Mighty11s Trans-Tasman Test has been reignited, with the Australian Team arriving for the second leg of the 2022 test on New Zealand soil. This historic event will highlight some amazing team racing and national pride at the event.

Also new to the this event will be the introduction of the RETRO Class, as seen at a national level in Australia. See the detail below for the regulations.

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.  

ENTRIES:   

INDIVIDUAL ONLINE ENTRY ONLY via online entry

ALL CLASSES ENTRY close - Sunday 18th September  

 

LATE ENTRIES 

No late entries will be considered.

 

ENTRY FEES: per Rider per Class

Sprockets 5&under, 6yrs & 7yrs            $50.00 (no transponder needed)

Challenge (20” & Cruisers)                   $75.00

Championship Classes                          $75.00

Retro Classes                                       $75.00

Mighty 11s Memorial Class                    $35.00

 

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 21 October 2022 for any reason. Refund prior to this will be given on receipt of medical certificate, less administration fee of $20.

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

EVENT RIDER LISTS will be shown online at https://bmxevents.nz/rider-lists/ after entry closes. Any corrections must be supplied to the entry admin. Changes 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.

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, 17-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60+

Female: 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50+

 

Cruiser – Challenge Classes:

Male: 8-10, 11-12, 13-14, 15-16, 17-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60+

Female: 8-10, 11-12, 13-14, 15-16, 17-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50+

 

Open Wheel - Retro Class:

Male: 30-39 or 40+

Female: 30-39 or 40+

 

Championship Classes:

Female: Jnr, U23 & Elite

Male: Jnr, U23 & Elite

 

Mighty11 Memorial Classes:

Mixed: 11yrs age on day

 

 

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.

 

 

FRIDAY - PRACTICE DAY

RACE PLATE COLLECTION:   

Club Managers ONLY to collect with associated rider packs:

                Friday 21 October                     1:00 pm - 3.00 pm

Australian Individual rider packs:

                Friday 21 October                     1:00 pm - 3.00 pm

 

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.

 

FRIDAY 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.

 

TEAM MANAGERS MEETING:           

                  Friday                                  Approx 6pm after practice finishes

 

 

SATURDAY - EVENT DAY ONE

RACE PLATE COLLECTION:   

Club Managers ONLY to collect with associated rider packs:

                Saturday 22 October             7:00 am - 7.30 am

Australian Individual rider packs:

                Saturday 22 October             7:00 am - 7.30 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:

This will be held trackside Sunday 23rd October, approximately 30 minutes after the finish of racing.

 

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, RETRO 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

4 motos Saturday, 2 motos Sunday

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:

RETRO TITLE CLASS:

Bikes used in this class must be 30yrs or older (age on day). For example, in 2022 the bike is to be made in 1992 or earlier. The category will be self-regulated, meaning those who are racing on the day can scrutineer the bikes and parts so as to include or exclude out of specification criteria.  Scrutinising decisions must be unanimously accepted by the class, however, the chief commissaire has the final decision and must be informed of any changes prior to start of racing.

- 20" or 24" bikes may be used

- Classes to be offered for male and female, however, classes may be mixed and/or amalgamated as required to meet minimum class numbers

- One foot starts are required by all starters

- Bikes must have a 1" threaded steerer

- Flat pedals are required

- Calliper brakes only (no Cantilever, V Brakes or disk brakes)

- Tire style/pattern must match the era of the bike. For example Knobbly or Snake-belly tyres (no modern tyres)

- All parts used, eg flat pedals or cranks have to be era correct (no modern design)

- Full race gear as per BMXNZ rule book must be worn. This includes abiding by current helmet specifications (full face helmets, tear resistant race pants, gloves etc)

 

MIGHTY 11s MEMORIAL CLASS:

A mixed gender race class for all riders 11year of age on the day.

All riders race motos, then to finals in the following format (results based on points over all racing - no deadman)

8 rider or less - 7 motos points over

9-16 riders - 6motos and top 8 riders to a final

17-29 riders - 6motos, top 12 to two 6 man semis, top 8 riders to a final

20+ riders - 6motos, top 16 to two 8 man semis, top 8 riders to a final

Tied placings based on count back only.

M11s Memorial Awards - Overall top three trophies, Overall top eight plates, Top Four Girls Trophies (regardless of overall placing within event)

 

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.

Ranking Plates: Only current World 1-8, Oceania 1-8, NZ 1-8 and also standing NI 1-8 numbers are allowed to be used.  The ranking number must be clearly marked on the entry form.

Non-Ranked Plates:  Riders may select any number between 51 and 999. Riders not choosing to self select a plate number or supplying an incorrect ranking will be issued with randomly selected numbers.

Championship Riders may run their UCI number under the 2022 UCI numbering system. All other riders will be allocated a random plate.

 

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:

This will be held at the football clubrooms next to the track on Sunday the 23rd of October, approximately 30mins after racing finishes.

There is a wet weather contingency plan offsite - This will be communicated is required.

 

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: Darryll Ranford

Track Manager: Bevan Thompson

BMXNZ Event Representative: Dion Earnest

 

BMXNZ EVENT HEALTH and SAFETY STATEMENT

BMXNZ, The Central Region and Taupō 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 Central Region and Taupō 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 including 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.

 

TAUPO BMX CLUB FACILITY FOR THE 2022 BMXNZ NORTH ISLAND TITLES