ENTRY FEE AND DETAILS
Entries will open in 2021.
ENTRY WITHDRAWN AND REFUNDS
Entries are not transferable.
Refunds are available if a withdrawal is requested in writing prior to 4 April. If accepted a refund of the entry fee - less $20 will be applied.
Withdrawals submitted after 4 April are not eligible for a refund.
EVENT ELIGIBILITY AND CRITERIA
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The event is open to New Zealand and Australian riders. Note that “New Zealand riders” now includes permanent New Zealand Residents who are financial members of an NZ Club & Centre.
All New Zealand riders must have a current 2021 Cycling New Zealand Adult (or Youth for U15, U17 and U19 categories) licence and be a paid member of an affiliated Cycling New Zealand Road and Track Club. More on how to get a Cycling New Zealand Licence here. All New Zealand riders are required to represent their Cycling New Zealand Road and Track Club. All entries will be required to be endorsed by the club.
All Australian riders must have a current 2021 Cycling Australia domestic license and appropriate travel insurance to cover riding and racing while in New Zealand. Riders must be prepared to provide proof of insurance if required.
Place getters, regardless of nationality, shall receive relevant medals.
The first placed New Zealander shall be acknowledged as the Champion for the event.
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EVENT TERMS AND CONDITIONS
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NON CHAMPIONSHIP TIME TRIAL EVENT
CNZRT have included a Non-Championship Time Trial category again for the 2021 event. This will be open to riders who do not hold the required Cycling New Zealand Annual Licence to compete in the Championships categories.
Entries will be limited as priority will be applied to Championship categories if maximums are reached. This will be run on the Long TT course.
Riders will be required to purchase a Special event licence at the time of entry.
A derogation has also been applied to this category in regards to equipment restrictions. Bicycles will not need to comply with the UCI rules but must however be fitted with two brakes, free wheel and be road worthy.
Riders are required to wear a jersey with sleeves and a pair of shorts, possibly in the form of a one-piece skinsuit. By shorts it is understood that these are shorts that come above the knee. Sleeveless jerseys shall be forbidden.
The top three riders in both Male and Female will be recognised with non-championship medals (there are no age group categories within this).
UCI GRAN FONDO QUALIFICATION
The World Masters Road Championship are now known as the UCI Gran Fondo World Championships. Full information and race format are available here: http://www.uciworldcyclingtour.com/ or http://www.ucigranfondoworldseries.com/
The 2021 event will take place on 1 – 5 September, in Banja Luka (Bosnia and Herzegovina).
For countries that do not have a Qualifying event (for 2021 this includes New Zealand), qualifying slots are offered through the National Championships or at a selection event as determined by the National Federation.
The 2021 selection event refers to the 2021 Vantage Age Group National Championship. This will be held in Rotorua from 16-18 April 2021.
The winner in both the Time Trial and the Road Race at the selection event in each of these categories are offered an automatic slot to take part in the UCI Gran Fondo World Championship. In addition to the automatic slots offered above, there are 10 wildcard entries available. Five (5) for male and five (5) for females. Those riders wishing to be considered for the Wildcard slots shall be required to complete an online expression of interest within the application window. Click here for more the full Selection Regulations and details.
Additional entry fees and criteria apply for this international event.