2021 BMX NZ Championship Nationals2 v2

BMX New Zealand National Championships

BMX
12 March 2021 - 14 March 2021
Rotorua BMX Club, Waipa State Mill Road , Rotorua

BMX New Zealand

admin@bmxnz.co.nz

0212707199

BMX New Zealand, the Central Region BMX and the Rotorua BMX Club are proud to host and present the 2021 BMX New Zealand National Championships. New Zealand's premier ranking event for BMX racing.

This event will see the best riders from the Elite fields and amateur age groups, from the 8yr olds through to 50+ seniors battle out in head to head racing for the prized 'NZ' ranking for 2021

The Rotorua BMX Club will be hosting this event at the new Waipa international standard track that will present an exciting challenge for all riders.

Along with the ranking on offer the event is part of the BMXNZ National Series & it is a National Qualifying Meeting (NQM) for the 2022 National Championships. The event is a designated BMXNZ Category 5 and UCI CN event and will follow the regulations of these categories.

This is a TRANSPONDER event

 

ENTRIES:      

Entries OPEN - 1 January 2021

Entries CLOSE - 31 January 2021       

NO Late entries will be accepted

 

ENTRY FEES:            

Challenge Class (20” and Cruisers)                       $95.00 per Rider per Class

Championship Class (CN Event)                            $95.00 per rider  

Participation Classes (Sprockets 7yrs & under)       $30.00 non-title event

 

Entry is complete only when payment is confirmed. Payment process will follow the entry. Credit card payment via 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 12 March 2021 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 via the online entry system. Supply all detail as requested, check entry detail & confirm entry.

LIVE RIDER LISTS will be shown online & updated 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 $50 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.

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 plus

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

 

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, 60plus

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

 

Championship Classes:

Female: Jnr & Elite

Male: Jnr & Elite

PRACTICE PRIOR TO EVENT:

The track may be available prior to official times. The club will issue a timetable when available.

 

FRIDAY - PRACTICE DAY

RACE PLATE COLLECTION :       1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Club Managers ONLY to collect plates with associated rider packs. Elite Rider plate included with Club set.

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 can be done at anytime during the FRIDAY practice times or  Saturday morning prior to practice finishing.

PRACTICE WITH GATES (TRACK IS CLOSED for set up until):  From 2.30pm

Practice groups and time allotments will be advised after entries are closed & classes finalised

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:     6.00 pm

 

SATURDAY - EVENT DAY ONE

RACE PLATE COLLECTION:        7:00 am - 7.30 am

Club Managers ONLY to collect with associated rider packs. All Return sheets to be returned by 10am   

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 by the end of the Saturday morning practice. 

SATURDAY WARMUP ONLY (GATES MAY NOT BE AVAILABLE): From 7.15am to 10.30am

Practice groups and time allotments will be advised after entries are closed & classes finalised

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:                      10.30 am

OFFICAL OPENING CEREMONY:   10.40 am 

RACING START TIMES:                   11.00 am

TEAM MANAGERS MEETING:        30 minutes after the end of racing

 

SUNDAY - EVENT DAY TWO

SUNDAY WARMUP ONLY (GATES MAY NOT BE AVAILABLE):

Practice groups and time allotments will be advised after entries are closed & classes finalised

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:                    9.30 am

RACING START TIMES:                 10.00 am

PRIZE GIVING:                               This will be held offsite, location TBC, 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). Class sizes will be determined after the close of entries for trophy allocation purposes.

                 

CHALLENGE 20”, CRUISER 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:                

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

Ranking Plates - Any rider holding a 1 – 8 ranking from the following meetings; Worlds 2019: W1-8, Oceania 2019: O1-8, BMXNZ National Championships 2020: NZ 1-8, and wish to use this number at the event, the ranking must be noted on the entry form.

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

This will be held  offsite Sunday 14th, approximately 30 minutes after the finish of racing.

 

AWARDS AND TROPHY ALLOCATION:

Allocation is determined from the time that entries close for Trophy manufacturing purposes. For trophy placings, a count back method will be used to rank riders on equal points at the end of racing

 

Challenge and Championship Class

Classes with 8 riders or less: Trophies and Presentation Plates to 3rd place

Classes with 9+ riders: Trophies to 3rd place and Presentation Plates to 8th place

Personalised certificates will be sent to clubs as soon as available.

 

Sprockets

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

 

Annual Trophies:

Pocock Trophy                        - Club with best Moto results from a nominated set of six riders

Master Cycle Traders Trophy    - Club with the most Top 8 finalists

Regions Trophy                       - Region with the most Top 8 finalists

 

BMX NEW ZEALAND EVENT OFFICIALS

Commissaire Panel: Tony Nelson, Manawa Mason, Mike Butler

Administration Commissaire: Carole Gillions

Appeals Commissaire: XXXXX

Start Hill Commissaire: XXXXX

HOD Camera/Systems: Darryll Ranford

HOD Staging: Lauren Walker

HOD Starting: XXXXX

HOD Commentary: XXXXX

 

EVENT MANAGEMENT : 

Host Event Representative: Aimee McGregor

BMXNZ Event Representative: Dion Earnest - 0212707199

Event Public Relations Manager: Dawne Nelson

 

SECURITY:

There will be security at the track from 6.00 pm to 7.00 am on Friday, Saturday nights. However, BMX New Zealand Inc., the host Region and Club accepts no responsibility for theft or damage to property.

 

ENTRIES OPEN: 1 January 2021

ENTRIES CLOSE: 31 January 2021

Online entries only. No late entries will be accepted.

 

ENTRY FEES:   

All entries  -  $95

 

ENTRY INFORMATION:

No entry will be taken on day of event.

Entry is complete only when payment is confirmed.

BMXNZ reserves the right to refuse entry to any person.

No refunds will be given after Friday 12 March 2021 for any reason. Refund prior to this will be given on receipt of medical certificate, less administration fee of $20.

 

RACE DAY:

Sunday the 14th March 2021

 

CLASSES OFFERED AT THIS EVENT:

Championship Men: - Elite & Junior

Championship Women: - Elite & Junior

                                                             

NUMBER PLATES:       

Number plates will be issued by event organiser and can be collected by individual championship riders within the allotted plate collection times at the Event PR hut.

Friday - 1.00pm - 3.00pm

Saturday - 7.00am - 7.30am

Sunday - 8.00am - 8.30am

 

REGISTRATION:          

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 can be done at anytime during the FRIDAY, SATURDAY or SUNDAY practice sessions.

 

PRACTICE PRIOR TO EVENT:

The track may be available prior to official times. Contact the club for practice timetable or see their social media page at facebook.com/Rotorua BMX Club

 

FRIDAY PRACTICE:

To be confirmed once event entries are closed and the final classes are finalised.

SATURDAY PRACTICE:    

30min after Challenge Class Racing finishes, time allowance to be confirmed once entries closed

Sunday PRACTICE:

To be confirmed once event entries are closed and the final classes are finalised.

                       

RACING START TIME:    Approximately 11.00 am (first moto at end of first amateur round TBC)     

 

RIDERS MEETING:        8.30am

 

PRIZE GIVING:             Prize giving will commence offsite TBC approx. 30min after racing

                       

SEEDING:                    Championship riders will be seeded into motos based on their overall UCI ranking.

 

MINIMUM CLASS SIZE: 5 riders constitute a class. 

                 

RACING FORMAT & MOTO DRAW:

UCI Transfer System

Olympic Lane Allocation

30min Block Race Format will be used

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

           

AWARDS & TROPHY ALLOCATION:

Trophies and Presentation Plates to 3rd place

 

CHAMPIONSHIP CLASS PURSE PAYMENTS:

Purse of $2000.00 will be proportionally split between classes based on gender equity, number of entries and then pay out to 8th place.

Payment made in NZD to rider bank accounts.

 

TRANSPONDERS:

Transponders will be used at this event .Please update your BMXNZ Online Profile with your transponder number BEFORE the entries close, to see portal follow this link  -  https://nzbmx.club/riderportal

Transponder Registration. All transponders will need to be registered onsite prior to racing. This will be done at the check point near the Admin hut. This process can be done at anytime during the practice times prior to racing.

It is the entrants responsibility to check that their transponder is working prior to  practice. A non functioning transponder at race time will result in a DNS.

 

SCRUTINEERING:

Officials can & will randomly check riders before and during the event, including all official practice and warm up sessions when all rule requirements apply and event number plates must be worn.

 

BMXNZ CONTACT NUMBER:  Dion Earnest - 021 2707199

BMXNZ NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS EVENT HEALTH & SAFETY STATEMENT

BMXNZ, The Central Region & Rotorua 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 & Rotorua 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 Event Risk Management Plan (RMP), to meet the sports policy noted above.

BMX Racing is an action sport & inherently has risks that are accepted as part of sport. All known risks are noted in the BMXNZ Major Meeting RMP & 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.

Safety and safe practices 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.

By entering this event you agree that coverage of this event in the form of live-streaming, photos & video coverage, may be used for BMX promotional use on, but not limited to online live streaming, Social Media, TV and subscription based TV programming.

  ROTORUA BMX CLUB FACILITY FOR THE BMXNZ NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP