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Masters Track National Championships

Road & Track
3 March 2022 - 5 March 2022
Invercargill

Cycling New Zealand

events@cyclingnewzealand.nz

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The Masters Track National Championships (formerly named the Age Group Track National Championships) is New Zealand's premier national track cycling event for masters riders. Held annually in rotation between Cambridge and Invercargill. The 2022 event will be held at the SIT Zero Fees Velodrome in Invercargill from 3 - 5 March.

From 2022, U15 and U17 riders will now be competing at the Track National Championships alongside the U19's, Elites and Para Cyclists. The separation of the Masters event provides the opportunity to include an individual sprint competition which has been advocated for a number of years since its demonstrated popularity at the World Masters Games in 2017.

Entries for the Masters Track National Championships are accepted through Cycling New Zealand Road and Track Centres only. Please contact your centre to apply for entry. The Centre is responsible for conducting an appropriate Selection process for all events to ensure that only riders who are competitive at this level are entered in the National Championships.  
  
 

EVENT CATEGORIES 

Masters (Timed Events)
Masters 1 Category is for riders aged between 35 and 39 as at 31 December 2022
Masters 2 Category is for riders aged between 40 and 44 as at 31 December 2022  
Masters 3 Category is for riders aged between 45 and 49 as at 31 December 2022  
Masters 4 Category is for riders aged between 50 and 54 as at 31 December 2022  
Masters 5 Category is for riders aged between 55 and 59 as at 31 December 2022  
Masters 6 Category is for riders aged between 60 and 64 as at 31 December 2022  
Masters 7 Category is for riders aged between 65 and 69 as at 31 December 2022  
Masters 8 Category is for riders aged between 70 and 74 as at 31 December 2022  
Masters 9 Category is for riders aged between 75 and 79 at 31 December 2022
Masters 10 Category is for riders aged between 80+ at 31 December 2022
 
Masters (Non-Timed Events)
Masters Cat 1 is for riders aged between 35 and 44 as at 31 December 2022
Masters Cat 2 is for riders aged between 45 and 54 as at 31 December 2022
Masters Cat 3 is for riders aged between 55 and 64 as at 31 December 2022
Masters Cat 4 is for riders aged 65+ as at 31 December 2022
 
All entries will be required to be approved by the representing centre.
 

LICENSING

This event is the New Zealand Championships and entry is only open to riders with NZL on their licence code.
 
A 2022 Adult/Youth licence is required for all events. 
 
Team Managers and Officials are also required to hold a 2022 Adult Licence with the appropriate endorsement from your centre.

 

WITHDRAWAL/REFUNDS

In the event that a rider wishes to withdraw (and is not replaced) from the event they must do so in writing to events@cyclingnewzealand.nz. A refund will only be considered on presentation of a medical certification prior to 13 February 2022.
 
No entry fees will be refunded without a copy of a medical certificate after 13 March 2022. 
 
PROVISIONAL PROGRAMME
TBC

 

ENTRY LIST

TBC

 
TEAM TRAINING
Training time will be allocated (on request) to each centre. Please contact events@cyclingnewzealand.nz to request a training time slot per Centre. There is a fee of $100 + gst per hour for training time. 
 
Training time  Centre
 9.00am - 10.00am  
 10.00am - 11.00am  
 11.00pm - 12.30pm  
 12.30pm - 14.00pm  
 14.00pm - 16.00pm  
 16.00pm - 18.00pm  
18.00pm - 19.30pm  
 
 
CONFIRMATION OF STARTERS AND MANAGERS MEETING
Managers are required to confirm their starters at the velodrome - date and time TBC. This will be followed by a compulsory team managers meeting will be held - TBC. A Representative from each Centre team is to be present. 
 
EVENTS
Below are the events available in each category. 
 

TBC 

Tickets will be sold at each session. Eftpos will be available.

Session

Adult

Child (U16)

Friday PM

TBC

TBC

Saturday AM

TBC

TBC

Saturday PM

TBC

TBC

Sunday AM

TBC

TBC

Sunday PM

TBC

TBC

 

All session passes

TBC

Event Communiques is the official distribution of event information. Please check here regularly for updated Communiques.

 

RACE RULES

Racing will be conducted under UCI regulations and Cycling New Zealand Road & Track racing rules.
 
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.
 
Bicycles must conform with current UCI regulations.
 
 
Riders must only wear their approved Centre jerseys and shorts. Shorts may only display sponsors that are detailed on the rider’s Cycling New Zealand Membership.
 
Members of a UCI international trade team or registered NZ registered trade team are permitted to wear their Team Shorts (only). A start may be refused for any incorrectly attired rider. If you have any queries over this matter, please contact the Chief Commissaire or Technical Delegate prior to travelling to the event, to avoid disappointment.
The safety of the riders, officials, volunteer and spectators are included in the event planning. 
If you have any questions or concerns regarding Health and Safety please report to the Chief Commissaire or to the Event Manager.