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Cyclo Cross National Championships

Cyclocross
14 August 2022
Christchurch
 

 

Don't know what cyclo cross is? Cyclo Cross is a form of cycling, usually consisting of many laps of a short course featuring pavement, wooded trails, grass, steep hills and obstacles requiring the rider to quickly dismount and carry their bike while navigating the obstruction and remount. 

FINAL EVENT INFORMATION

Click here to read the final important information ahead of this event.

 

START LISTS

Click here for the Cyclo Cross Nationals start lists.

 

TECHNICAL GUIDE

Click here for the provisional technical guide (updated 10 August).

Please note that this is subject to change.

 

EVENT PROGRAMME 

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

Saturday ACXF – Adults -$35, for all events (+$10 Beer Race) & Kids - $10

ACXF includes the the final round of SCCX for 2022 - all welcome, don't miss all the action and excitement of the TANDEM racing, Team Competition and  the Beer race.

Day Time Event Event length
Saturday 13 August 10.00am B Grade 40 Minutes
11.00am A Grade 50 Minutes
12.00pm D / Junior Race 30 Minutes
12.45pm  XCC 30 Minutes
1.30pm Team Competition   30 Minutes
2.15pm SS-Fixie / Tandem Race  30 Minutes
3.00pm Prize Giving
CXB, CXA, D/J, XCC, Team Competition,
SS/TCX/Tandem
 
3.40pm Beer Race  30 Minutes
 
Sunday 14 August 8.00am - 8.40am Open practice  
9.00am National age groups (non-UCI) Race 1
(U15, U17, Masters 2, Masters 4)
Start 
40 Minutes
10.00am National age groups (non-UCI) Race 2
(Sport, Masters 1, Masters 3) Start 
40 Minutes
10.50am Prizegiving National Age Groups non-UCI  
10.50am - 11.10am Open Practice  
11.30am  U19 Junior Men Start  40 Minutes
12.30pm U19 Women and national age group (non-UCI)
Women (U19, U15, U17, Sport, Masters 1-4)
Start 
40 Minutes
1.30pm Elite Women Start  50 Minutes
2.40pm Elite Men (U23, Elite) Start  60 Minutes
3.50pm Prizegiving UCI categories  
Entries for the Cyclo Cross National Championships have now closed.
Click here to enter Saturday's ACXF races, these entries have been extended and now close midnight Thursday 11 August.

 

Click here to view the live entry list.
*The category age group 1 & 2 are related to having a CNZ licence or a one-day licence
 

ENTRY FEES

Event/Category Entry Fee
Saturday ACXF 

Adults -$35

(+$10 Beer Race)

Kids - $10

Non-UCI categories (all Age Grades) - with current CNZ licence $85
Non-UCI categories (all Age Grades) - with one day licence $95
UCI categories (Junior, U23, Elite) $85

 

ENTRY WITHDRAWS AND REFUNDS

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 CONDITION

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

 

ENTRY ELIGIBILITY AND CRITERIA

  • All entries (in both UCI and Non-UCI) are required to be a member of a Cycling New Zealand affiliated Road & Track club, Mountain Bike club or Cyclo-cross club*.
  • UCI Categories (Elite, U23 and Junior / U19) is open to NZL riders only.
  • Non UCI Categories is open to riders of all nationalities.

 

LICENCING

  • All entries in UCI categories must be 2022 Cycling New Zealand annual licence holders.
  • All entries in Non-UCI categories must be a 2022 Cycling New Zealand annual license holder or purchase a Cycling New Zealand one-day licence ($10) at the time of entry.

Click here to purchase a Cycling New Zealand licence.

Click here to read the One Day Licence T&C's.

 

Please note: If you already hold a Cycling New Zealand licence and would like to update this to list your Cyclo-Cross club, please contact membership@cyclingnewzealand.nz and we can assist you in doing so.

*Huttcross and Southern Cross CX are currently the only two Cycling New Zealand affiliated Cyclo cross clubs. 

Read the Tech Guide for more information on the course.

Please note that this Event is part of the 2023 Cyclo Cross season. As all Cyclo Cross National Championships are run in advance, UCI points are included in the ranking on January 2023. Therefore the age considered for this Championship is 31 Dec 2023.
 
UCI Categories


   
Elite - Riders aged 23 or over (as at 31 December 2023)

U23 - Riders aged between 19 - 22 (as at 31 December 2023)
 
Junior - Riders aged between 17 - 18 (as at 31 December 2023)
 
The Elite/U23 Men's and Elite/U23 Women's race will be run as a COMBINED RACE (Only 3 medals awarded). In the case of a U23 winning the Combined Race only one (Elite) National Jersey will be awarded to that rider. 

 

Junior Women will race with the Elite & U23 Women (unless entries are sufficient enough to consider a separate race) however will be awarded separate medals and the Junior National Jersey. 

There is a separate Junior Men's race and the winner will be awarded the Junior National Jersey.
 
NON - UCI Categories
 
 
                    
U15 - For Riders aged between 13 - 14 (as at 31 December 2023)


U17 - For Riders aged between 15 - 16  (as at 31 December 2023)

Sport- For Riders aged between 17 - 29 (as at 31 December 2023)

Masters 1 - For Riders aged between 30 - 39 (as at 31 December 2023)

Masters 2 - For Riders aged between 40 - 49 (as at 31 December 2023)

Masters 3 - For Riders aged between 50 - 59  (as at 31 December 2023)

Masters 4 - For Riders aged 60 - 69 (as at 31 December 2023)

Masters 5 - For Riders aged 70+ (as at 31 December 2023)
Cross Fest
events
CXB - B Grade riders (self selected) on cyclocross bikes only

 

CXA - A Grade riders (self selected) on cyclocross bikes only

 

Development (D) Junior (J) - D grade riders (self selected), Year 1-8 Juniors (younger than 13 as at 31 December 2022), Year 9+ Juniors (younger than 18 as at 31 December 2022) on any safe bike

 

XCC (short course MTB) - XC mountain bike race on full CX course. Competitive riders

 

Team Competition - Self selected 4 rider teams. Mixed or single sex teams. CX Bikes only

 

SS/TCX/Tandem - World Tandem Cyclocross Champs (unofficial) National Single speed and Tracklocross champs (unofficial)

 

Beer Hand Up - Riders aged 18+ on event day. Beer will be provided for competitors in the Beer
Hand Up race. Any safe bike.
Racing will be conducted under UCI Cyclo Cross regulations and Cycling New Zealand Code of Conduct

 

SANCTIONS

The UCI scale of penalties will apply.

 

 

EQUIPMENT

For UCI Categories (Elite/U23/U19), bicycles must conform to current UCI regulations and must have drop handlebars and a maximum tyre width of 33mm*

 

For Non-UCI Categories, bicycles must have drop handlebars and a maximum tyre width of 35mm*

 

*Note: Different rim and tyre combinations can result in variance between the actual tyre width compared to the width stated by the manufacturer on the sidewall. Please check the actual tyre width on your bicycle before the event to ensure it is compliant.
The safety of the riders, officials, volunteer and spectators are included in the event planning. 
 
It is your responsibility to manage your own safety during training, practice and during event.  
 
If you have any questions or concerns regarding Health and Safety please report to the Chief Commissaire or to the Race Manager.

2021 Results:

All Events Cyclo Cross National Championships Results

 

2020 Results:

The 2020 event was cancelled due to Covid-19 restrictions.

 

2019 Results:

All Events Cyclo Cross National Championships Results