CNZ Criterium Nationals Palmy Massey Uni 2022 Black BG

Criterium National Championships

Road, Track & Cyclocross
23 January 2023 - 23 January 2023
Palmerston North

Cycling New Zealand

events@cyclingnewzealand.nz

07 823 0716

The Criterium National Championships will be staged at Massey University’s Manawatū campus in Palmerston North on Monday 23 January 2023, immediately following the UCI-sanctioned Gravel & Tar race in the city which makes a welcome return to the racing calendar.



The event includes the B and C Grade Street Race for men and women, Under 17 categories and Under 19 categories prior to the much anticipated Elite Men's and Women's races with national jerseys and national titles up for grabs for the UCI categories.

Click here to enter now.

Early bird fees will run until Sunday 18 December 2022.

ENTRY FEES

Event/Category

Early Bird fee until December 18th

Standard fee from December 19th

B Grade & C Grade Street Race Unlicenced (including Special Event Licence) $45 $55
B Grade & C Grade street Race Licenced $55 $65
U17  $65 $75
U19  $75 $85
Elite $75 $85

  

ENTRY WITHDRAWS AND REFUNDS

Entries will close on Sunday 15 January 2023. Entries are not transferable. Refunds may be available if a withdrawal is requested in writing prior to entries closing. If accepted a refund of the entry fee less a $20 admin fee will be applied.

Withdrawals submitted after entries have closed are not eligible for a refund. 

Email: events@cyclingnewzealand.nz

 

ENTRY TERMS AND CONDITIONS

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

 

ENTRY ELIGIBILITY AND CRITERIA

  • U17 Boys and Girls are New Zealand Championship events. Open to all U17 grade riders, with a 2023 Cycling New Zealand Youth licence with a NZL country UCI code or an international federation licence plus the written permission of their National Federation to compete, racing in their 2023 licence category. Minimum age is 15 and maximum age is 16 as at 31 December 2023.
  • U19 Men and Women are New Zealand Championship events. Open to all U19 grade riders, with a 2023 Cycling New Zealand Youth licence with a NZL country UCI code or an international federation licence plus the written permission of their National Federation to compete, racing in their 2023 licence category. Minimum age is 17 and maximum age is 18 as at 31 December 2023.
  • Elite Men and Women are New Zealand Championship events. Open to all U23 & Elite riders with a 2023 Cycling New Zealand licence with a NZL country UCI code or an international federation licence plus the written permission of their National Federation to compete, racing in their 2023 licence category.
  • B & C Grade Street Race Men and Women are open non-championship events. Open to all riders with a 2023 Cycling New Zealand licence and/or an International Federation licence OR a 'one day licence' purchased through the online event entry form, racing in their 2023 licence category. Minimum age is 17 as at 31 December 2023.
  • All riders purchasing a one-day event licence must agree to the One-day license Terms & Conditions here (applicable to riders in the street race only).

 

LICENCING

All riders are required to hold a 2023 Cycling New Zealand Annual Licence or One Day event licence. Riders will race in their 2023 category.

 

Click here to purchase a Cycling New Zealand licence.
Click here to read the One Day Licence T&C's.

FINAL EVENT INFORMATION

Please click here to read the final event information - TBC

 

TECHNICAL GUIDE

Click here for the provisional tech guide.

*Please note that this is subject to change.

 

Competitors will be charged a $100 fee for each active timing tag that is not returned within 4 hours of their event finish.

 

PROVISIONAL EVENT PROGRAMME 

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

Race

Time

Duration

Race Number collection

From 8.00am

Until 20 minutes prior to each race start

C Grade Race

9.00am

20 minutes plus one lap

B Grade Race

9.30am

20 minutes plus one lap

Kids Event

10.00am

 

U17 Girls (NZ Championship)

10.30am

20 minutes plus one lap

U17 Boys (NZ Championship)

11.00am

20 minutes plus one lap

U19 Women (NZ Championship)

12 noon

30 minutes plus two laps

U19 Men (NZ Championship)

1.00pm

30 minutes plus two laps

Elite Women (NZ Championship)

2.00pm

35 minutes plus three laps

Elite Men (NZ Championship)

3.00pm

45 minutes plus three laps

NZ Championship Presentations

4.00pm

45 minutes plus three laps

Racing duration is scheduled 'total time'. Laps to go countdown will be within the total scheduled race time. 

Please note that race duration may be amended if circumstances require it – where possible notice will be given prior to the event, however, any changes will be communicated at the race briefing prior to your event.

The programme should be considered provisional until entries close and the final programme of events has been published on the website (once entries have closed).

Coming soon!

Click here to check out the 2023 course around Massey University!

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

 

SANCTIONS

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

EQUIPMENT

  • In all races other than the Street Races, bicycles must comply with the CNZ/UCI rules.
  • In the Street races only, the following will apply:
    • All bicycles must be “road bike style” fitted with 2 brakes (one for each wheel), freewheel and drop handlebars (no MTB style handlebars permitted).
    • Aero bars are permitted if fitted, but must not be used during the racing. They should be removed if possible.
    • No Camelbak or similar drink systems carried on the body
    • No glass bottles
    • No disc wheels or bladed wheels
    • All handlebars must be plugged at the end
  • Disc brakes are permitted in all races.
  • The Commissaire’s decision on equipment is final
  • Helmets must be compliant with appropriate NZ Standards for use on open roads and must be worn at all times when riding. Time-trial style aero helmets are strongly discouraged.
Event Communiques is the official distribution of event information. Please check here regularly for updated Communiques.

 

Communique 1: 

Competitors will be charged a $100 fee for each active timing tag that is not returned within 4 hours of their event finish.

The safety of the riders, officials, volunteer and spectators are included in the event planning. This includes (but not limited to) road restrictions, traffic management and event advisories to the local businesses and residents.

It is your responsibility to manage your own safety during the event, to be aware of other road users at all times and to make responsible decisions. 

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

Thank you to Massey University’s Manawatū campus for having us! And big thank you to the Palmerston North District Council, Sport Manawatū and the Central Economic Development Agency for your support making this event possible.