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Cyclo Cross National Championships

Cyclocross
 

 

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. 

Entries will open in 2022.
 

ENTRY FEES

Event/Category Early Bird Fee Standard Fee
Non-UCI categories (all Age Grades) - with current CNZ licence TBC TBC
Non-UCI categories (all Age Grades) - with one day licence TBC TBC
UCI categories (Junior, U23, Elite) TBC TBC
Late entries - on the day for non-UCI categories (before racing 9.30am - 12pm) - with current CNZ licence TBC TBC
Late entries - on the day for non-UCI categories (before racing 9.30am - 12pm) - with one day licence TBC TBC

 

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 - TBC.

 

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. 

TECHNICAL GUIDE

Click here for the provisional technical guide - TBC.

Please note that this is subject to change.

 

EVENT PROGRAMME 

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

Day Event Time Event length
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Event courses are TBC.

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)
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 (all Age Grades except for U15), bicycles must have drop handlebars and a maximum tyre width of 35mm*

 

U15 and kids categories can be raced on any bicycle.

 

*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