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Vantage Cambridge 3 Day

Road & Track
17 December 2021 - 19 December 2021

Cycling New Zealand


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The Vantage Cambridge 3 Day track cycling carnival will be held at the Grassroots Trust Velodrome in Cambridge from 17 - 19 December 2021 and features the Vantage Omnium and Madison Championships. 

New Zealand's top track cyclists will be lining up against our emerging future champions to race on the boards of the Avantidrome in Cambridge. The event also includes Para-cycling with the top Para cyclists from around the country racing on the national stage.

This is an exciting 3 days of the spectator friendly, bunch racing including Madisons, Omniums and Keirins!

Races for U17, U19, Para and Elite categories.

This event is proudly supported by Vantage Windows and Doors.



To assist with your planning and preparation we wanted to update you some of our likely responses, based on likely scenarios for the event which is scheduled to take place in Cambridge on 17 – 19 December. Please click here to understand our planning.

Entries are open - click here to enter now.

Click here to view the live entry list.

*Individuals will be able to make their entry through the Cycling New Zealand online entry system. Entries for the Omnium & Madison National Championships will be subject to centre approval. Entries will close 5pm Wednesday 8 December.



Category Events Included Entry Fee
Elite Omnium National Championships $100
  Madison National Championships (Combined with U19) $30
  Elimination $30
  Scratch $30
  Standing 250m (Combined with U19) $30
  Sprint (Combined with U19) $30
  Keirin (Combined with U19) $30


Category Events Included Entry Fee


Omnium National Championships $100
  Madison National Championships (Combined with Elite) $30
  Elimination $30
  Scratch $30
  Standing 250m (Combined with Elite) $30
  Sprint (Combined with Elite) $30
  Keirin (Combined with Elite) $30


Category Events Included Entry Fee


Standing 250m $30
  Sprint $30
  Time Trial $30
  Individual Pursuit $30
  Team Sprint $30


Category Events Included Entry Fee


Standing 250m  $20
  Scratch $20
  Sprint $20
  Mixed Madison $20
  Double tempo  $20
  Snowball points $20
  Elimination $20
  Keirin $20

Each person must enter the madison individually and can put their partners name when they enter. However partners can be confirmed at confirmation of starters on Thursday 16 December. 

Click here for Entry Terms & Conditions.



Entries are not transferable.

Refunds may be available if a withdrawal is requested in writing prior to Sunday 12 December. If accepted a refund of the entry fee less a $20 admin fee will be applied.

Withdrawals submitted after Sunday 12 December are not eligible for a refund. 

Email: events@cyclingnewzealand.nz



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



All riders, team managers and officials are required to hold a 2021 or 2022 Cycling New Zealand License. Riders will race in their 2022 category.


Click here to purchase a Cycling New Zealand licence.


Click here for the provisional event manual (published 21 October).

Please note that this is subject to change.



Click here for the provisional event programme (published 27 September).

Please note this event programme is provisional and subject to change.



Thursday 16 December

4pm - 4.45pm: Confirmation of Starters (Centre Team Manager to confirm entries for riders)

5pm - 5.30pm: Team Manager's Meeting (Compulsory for Centre Team Manager or alternative representative to attend)

Friday 17 December

9am: Track open for warm up

10am: Session 1 Starts

4pm: Track open for warm up

5pm: Session 2 Starts

Saturday 18 December

9am: Track open for warm up

10am: Session 3 Starts

4pm: Track open for warm up

5pm: Session 4 Starts

Sunday 19 December

9am: Track open for warm up

10am: Session 5 Starts



Centres will be sent a list of riders and their contact details once entries close. Centre must appoint a Team Manager prior to the event. The Team Manager must attend Confirmation of Starters and the Team Managers meeting, and distribute race numbers, accreditation and any key messages to their riders. 

All Centre officials/handlers must be registered by emailing events@cyclingnewzealand.nz in order to receive accreditation into the in-field. All team officials must have a 2021 or 2022 Cycling New Zealand Licence. Accreditation can be collected during Confirmation of Starters on Thursday afternoon.

Centres are limited to one Team Manager, one assistant Team Manager and one coach. They can also register one additional handler per five riders. 



Riders can choose their own Madison pairings ahead of/at the competition. Teams can be centre teams or mixed centre teams. U17 only - The mixed Madison will be pairings of one female and one male rider. All Madison team pairings along with team kit/colour must be confirmed at Confirmation of Starters on Thursday 16 December. This is also when Madison race numbers will be allocated and distributed.


Tickets will be sold at each session from the ticketing desk on Level 2 of the Grassroots Trust Velodrome. Eftpos will be available.



Child (U16)

Friday PM



Saturday AM



Saturday PM



Sunday AM



Sunday PM




All session passes

$30 - Adult (save $10)

$10 - Children U16 (save $5)

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



The UCI scale of penalties will apply.

Any fines issued will be invoiced directly to the rider after the event.



Bicycles must conform with current UCI regulations.

A maximum gearing of 7.0m rollout applies to all U17 riders as per the Cycling New Zealand Road & Track racing rules. There will be a compulsory bike check and roll out (where applicable) prior to the start of each session.



Omnium National Championships: Riders must wear their approved Centre Colours – skinsuit/jerseys and shorts. Shorts may display sponsors that are detailed on the rider’s racing licence. Members of a UCI international trade team or registered NZ registered trade team are permitted to wear their Team Shorts (only). A start may be refused for any incorrectly attired rider.

Madison National Championships: Both riders in each team must be in the same kit. This does not have to be a Centre kit, however a plain kit (or Centre or Club colours) is preferable. Teams must be clearly distinguished from other teams. Team kit/colours must confirmed along with the team composition at Confirmation of Starters on Thursday 16 December.

A start may be refused for any incorrectly attired rider.


All other events - riders may wear kit of their own choice

If you have any queries over this matter, please contact: events@cyclingnewzealand.nz 

Event Communiques is the official distribution of event information. Please check here regularly for updated Communiques.

The safety of the riders, officials, volunteer and spectators are included in the event planning. 


If you have any questions or concerns regarding Health and Safety please report to the Chief Commissaire or to the Event Manager.

Velo Addiction

The team at Velo Addiction will have a stand at this event. On display and for sale will be the world-renowned Argon 18 Olympic Rio Pursuit frame, Agron 18 Electron Pro sprint TKO complete bike, Olympic and world championships winning Bunch Bars, chainrings, sprockets accessories and an insight into the innovation journey from Velobike. Including Sugino SG75DD2 chainwheel set used by Olympic and World Champion medalists. Ceramic BB, Chainring fixing bolts and Nuts. Along with Izumi track chains, tires and more.

They have a special deal going with a 10% discount on all Victoria and Continental tyres and any tyres ordered across the 3-days.

They sell a range of quality track frames, wheels, components, and accessories. If you do not see an item on the day, just ask and they can order to your requirements.


Amber Garden Centre

A big thank you to Amber Garden Centre for providing beautiful natives in flax baskets which will be presented to the Omnium and Madison National Champions on the podium.



A big thank you to Crave for their support of this event. Crave is a fresh healthy grab-&-go cafe specialising in gluten free food on the corner of Empire and Alpha streets in Cambridge.


Onyx Cambridge

A big thank you to Onyx Cambridge for their support of this event.


Good Union

A big thank you to Good Union Cambridge for their support of this event.