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Age Group Road National Championships

Road, Track & Cyclocross
14 April 2023 - 16 April 2023
Timaru

Cycling South Canterbury: agrn2023@gmail.com

The Age Group Road National Championships including the Para Cycling Championships are on 14-16 April 2023 in Timaru, organised by Cycling South Canterbury. This event is the premiere masters, age group and para cycling road event where all competitors represent their chosen club.

The UCI registered U19 National Championships Time Trial and Road Race are a part of the Elite Road National Championships in 2023.

EVENT MANUAL

Click here for the Event Manual - TBC.

 

EVENT PROGRAMME

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UCI GRAN FONDO QUALIFICATION 

The World Masters Road Championship are now known as the UCI Gran Fondo World Championships. Full information and race format are available here: http://www.uciworldcyclingtour.com/ or http://www.ucigranfondoworldseries.com/ 

The 2023 event will take place on 4-7 August 2023 in Scotland.  

For countries that do not have a Qualifying event (for 2023 this includes New Zealand), qualifying slots are offered through the National Championships or at a selection event as determined by the National Federation.  

The 2023 selection event refers to the 2023 Age Group National Championship.  

The winner in both the Time Trial and the Road Race at the selection event in each of these categories are offered an automatic slot to take part in the UCI Gran Fondo World Championship. In addition to the automatic slots offered above, there are 10 wildcard entries available. Five (5) for male and five (5) for females. Those riders wishing to be considered for the Wildcard slots shall be required to complete an online expression of interest within the application window - post event. Click here for more the full Selection Regulations and details. 

Additional entry fees and criteria apply for this international event. 

Entries will open in 2023.

 

ENTRY FEES

Event/Category

Early Bird Fee

Standard Fee

Time Trial

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Road Race

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ENTRY WITHDRAWS AND REFUNDS 

Entries are not transferable.

Refunds may be available if a withdrawal is requested in writing prior to Sunday 2 April. If accepted a refund of the entry fee less a $20 admin fee will be applied.

Withdrawals submitted after Sunday 2 April are not eligible for a refund. 

Email: cyclingsc1@gmail.com

 

ENTRY TERMS AND CONDITION

Click here to view a copy of the event Terms and Conditions - TBC.

 

EVENT ELIGIBILITY AND CRITERIA

Click here for the Entry Eligibility and Criteria.

The event is open to New Zealand and Australian riders. Note that “New Zealand riders” includes permanent New Zealand Residents who are financial members of an NZ Club & Centre.

All Australian riders must have a current 2023 Cycling Australia domestic license and appropriate travel insurance to cover riding and racing while in New Zealand. Riders must be prepared to provide proof of insurance if required. 


Place getters, regardless of nationality, shall receive relevant medals.
The first placed New Zealander shall be acknowledged as the Champion for the event.

 

LICENCING

 

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Under 15 - 13-14 years as at 31 December 2023
Under 17 - 15-16 years as at 31 December 2023
Under 19 - 17-18 years as at 31 December 2023
Under 23 - 19-22 years as at 31 December 2023
Senior - 23-34 years as at 31 December 2023
Masters 1 - 35-39 years as at 31 December 2023
Masters 2 - 40-44 years as at 31 December 2023
Masters 3 - 45-49 years as at 31 December 2023
Masters 4 - 50-54 years as at 31 December 2023
Masters 5 - 55-59 years as at 31 December 2023
Masters 6 - 60-64 years as at 31 December 2023
Masters 7 - 65-69 years as at 31 December 2023
Masters 8 - 70 - 74 years as at 31 December 2023
Masters 9 - 75- 79 years as at 31 December 2023
Masters 10 - 80+ years as at 31 December 2023
Para - T1 -2 Men & Women
       - H1 - 5 Men & Women
       - C1 - 5 Men & Women
       - B/VI Men & Women   

All Clubs are required to nominate a Team Manager (can be a rider or non-rider). All Team Managers must hold a 2023 Cycling New Zealand Licence (Technical or Racing licence)

 

Please email cyclingsc1@gmail.com to appoint your Team Manager.

 

What's On

Time

Place

Race Pack collection

Riders Packs will be distributed to one Club representative (usually the Team Manager), not to individual riders. Riders should contact their Team Manager to arrange collection.

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Team Managers Meeting

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The role of the Team Manager includes (but not limited to):

  • Officially representing the club at the event
  • Connecting with all riding club members
  • Ensuring that all riding club members have a current licence
  • Managing the relationship with Event Officials on behalf of club members
  • Attending the Team Managers meeting
  • Collecting and distributing Race Numbers to club members
  • Circulating Event Information to club members
  • Ensuring place getters attend the Medal Ceremony
  • Ensuring club members have the required information to help them have a safe and fair race.

 

TEAM MANAGERS CONTACTS:

Club

Team Manager Name

Team Manager Email

Team Manager Phone

Athletics & Cycling Masterton

 

 

 

Auckland Central Cycling Club

 

 

 

Auckland Schools Cycling

 

 

 

Bike Manawatu

 

 

 

Canterbury Time Trial Association Inc. 

 

 

 

Canterbury Track Cycling

 

  

 

Central Otago Wakatipu

 

 

 

Counties Manukau

 

 

 

 

Cycling CHB

 

 

 

Cycling Marlborough

 

 

 

Cycling New Plymouth

 

 

 

Cycling Otago

 

 

 

Cycling Rotorua

 

 

 

Cycling South Canterbury

 

 

 

Cycling Southland

 

 

 

Cycling Southland

 

 

 

Far North Flash Cycling Club

 

 

 

Forestland Wheelers

 

 

 

Hamilton City Cycling Club

 

 

 

Leeston Cycling Club

 

 

 

Morrinsville Wheelers

 

 

 

Papanui Cycling

 

 

 

Pegasus Cycling Incorporated

 

 

 

PNP

 

 

 

Ramblers Cycling Club

 

 

 

 

Tasman Wheelers 

 

 

 

Taupo Cycling Club

 

 

 

Tauranga Road Cycling Club

 

 

 

Te Awamutu Sports Cycling Club 

 

 

 

Tinwald Cycling Club

 

 

 

Waimate Cycling

 

 

 

Whangarei Marsden Wheelers

 

 

 

Wanganui Cycling Club

 

 

 

Wellington Masters Cycling Club

 

 

 

 

Racing will be conducted under UCI regulations and Cycling New Zealand Road & Track racing rules.

 
As all events take place on open roads, it is a condition of racing that New Zealand traffic regulations are adhered to. It is also mandatory that helmets are worn at any time a rider is on their bike. Riders must keep left and where marked, must not cross the road centre line at any time.

 

 

SANCTIONS

The UCI scale of penalties will apply.
 
Any fines issued are on the Club and are payable by the Team Manager to the Commissaires Secretary at the event or Clubs will be invoiced post event.

 

 

EQUIPMENT

Bicycles must conform with current UCI regulations. 
 
Helmets must be compliant with appropriate NZ Transport Agency Standards for use on open roads, including those used in the Individual Time Trial and must be worn at all times when riding your bike.
 
All riders will be required to attach timing transponders to their bikes, to enable the electronic timing to operate. These will be provided in the race pack.

 

 

RACE KIT
The following apparel will be accepted to ride in:
1. Club shorts
2. Club shorts with personal sponsors only if detailed on the rider’s Cycling New Zealand Membership.
3. Trade Team shorts if rider is registered on a NZ Trade Team and the sponsors are detailed on the rider’s Cycling New Zealand Membership. 
4. Plain Black shorts.
5. Jackets, if worn, must be either in the approved club uniform design or be clear (see through). 
6. Arm warmers and leg warmers are permitted, but must be a plain colour.
7. Club skinsuit.
8. Riders may ride in their Centre Colours if they wish, provided they have clearance from their club to do so. A start may be refused for any incorrectly attired rider.
9. *Exception: In accordance with UCI Reg 1.3.063 - Until the day before the world championship of the following year, the world champions must wear their jersey in all events in the discipline, speciality and category in which they won their title.  In this event, any rider who won a world title at the UCI Gran Fondo World Championship in 2017 must wear the world champions jersey in the event in which they won (and the appropriate club shorts).  
 
A start may be refused for any incorrectly attired rider.

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