13-15 September 2024
Entries for Round 3 will open in 2024
Click here to view the round 3 entry list - TBC
Click here to view the Event Manual for Round #3 - TBC
Click here for the Round #3 Programme - TBC
The provisional event programme will be posted here once confirmed. Due to the objectives of the event the timing, racing and other aspects of the programme are likely to change as the event progresses. Expect a large degree of fluidity and adjustment to ensure you are benefiting to your potential. The programme has been designed series to offer endurance riders the opportunity to develop bunch skills and tactical and technical awareness, and for sprint riders to develop tactical and technical awareness.
QUALIFYING START LISTS - PROVISIONAL
Click here for Sprint Qualifying - TBC
Click here for Endurance Heats - TBC
Click here for Keirin Heats - TBC
TEAM EVENT REGISTRATION PROCESS
You can choose your own pairings/teams for all team events, and these events are open to sprint and endurance riders. Find the link to register your team in the event manual!
Please get in touch with us if you don’t have a team and we will help organise one for you, email firstname.lastname@example.org or talk to the Event Staff or Race Manager at the start of the event.
Please ensure you are at the velodrome, ready to go on and off the track by 3pm at the latest.
Each round to offer Endurance and Sprint options. Riders can choose to enter one of these options (this is chosen when entering).
Endurance option will include (but not limited to)
• Points, Scratch, Tempo, Elimination, Madison, Omnium, Team Pursuit
Sprint option will include (but not limited to)
• Derby, Keirin, Sprints, Team Sprint
Depending on numbers, a seeding race will take place in session one and will determine ‘A’ and ‘B’ streams.
The intent is that a rider will ride all events in their chosen option.
RESULTS AND PRIZES
Events will be run as ‘Omnium style’. Riders will be awarded points for placings in each event. Prizes will be awarded to the top three overall in both Endurance and Sprint in each round. If there are any ties in final points for each round, the rider with the fastest qualifying result will be ranked higher.
Prizes will also be given out to the riders who show they are 'Living the Values' of the series.
Final places from each round will also be allocated points towards the overall series results where National Track Series Champions will be awarded at the conclusion of Round Three.
Each round will have a number of workshops designed to offer relevant and practicable educational, coaching and tactical/technical advice. These are included in the entry fee and all riders are encouraged to attend.
All riders are required to be accredited to the Grassroots Trust Velodrome. You can find out more about Track Accreditation here.
If you're accreditation has lapsed or you are accredited to ride at the Velodrome in Invercargill, then you can sign up for an Express Accreditation class.
If you have any questions on track accreditation, please contact Craig.Rodger@velodrome.nz
The events will run under the general principles of Cycling New Zealand Road and Track and UCI rules with some specific modifications to suit the intent of the racing including the following:
No disc wheels for all.
All wheels will have a minimum of 16 spokes, with a rim depth not exceeding 55mm.
Men's Endurance = 94 = 49 x 14 (94.5) or 7.4m
Women's Endurance = 92 = 48 x 14 (92.6) or 7.3m
Sprint = 98 = 51 x 14 (98.4) or 7.7m
*These gears above provide the best combinations to achieve the right gear in inches. Note these gears are maximums, you may choose a lower gear that better suits your current development maturity.