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Vantage Track National Championships

Road & Track

National Champs

15 March 2022 - 19 March 2022
Cambridge

Cycling New Zealand

events@cyclingnewzealand.nz

07 823 0716

The Vantage Track National Championships (formerly named the Vantage Elite & U19 Track National Championships) is New Zealand's premier national track cycling event. Held annually in rotation between Cambridge and Invercargill. The 2022 event will be held at the Grassroots Trust Velodrome in Cambridge from 15 - 19 March. 

 

From 2022, U15 and U17 riders will now be competing at the Vantage Track National Championships. This event is the pinnacle event on the domestic calendar for New Zealand’s top U15, U17, U19, Elite and Para Cyclists. Olympic medalists, World Championship riders and World Cup riders will be lining up against our emerging future champions to race on the boards for national titles.

 

This event is proudly sponsored by Vantage Windows & Doors.

Entries will open in December.

Entries for the Vantage 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.  

 

ENTRY WITHDRAWS AND REFUNDS

Entries are not transferable.

Refunds may be available if a withdrawal is requested in writing prior to Sunday 6 March. If accepted a refund of the entry fee less a $20 admin fee will be applied.

Withdrawals submitted after Sunday 6 March 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

 

LICENSING

All riders, team managers and officials are required to hold a 2022 Cycling New Zealand License. Riders will race in their 2022 category.

 

Click here to purchase a Cycling New Zealand licence.

EVENT MANUAL

Click here for the provisional event manual - TBC.

Please note that this is subject to change.

 

EVENT PROGRAMME

Click here for the provisional event programme - TBC.
Please note this event programme is provisional and subject to change.

 

TEAM MANAGERS AND OFFICIALS

Centres will be sent a list of riders and their contact details once entries close. Centre must appoint a Team Manager prior to the event. The Team Manager must attend Confirmation of Starters and the Team Managers meeting, and distribute race numbers, accreditation and any key messages to their riders. 

All Centre officials/handlers must be registered by emailing events@cyclingnewzealand.nz in order to receive accreditation into the in-field. All team officials must have a 2022 Cycling New Zealand Licence. Accreditation can be collected during Confirmation of Starters on Monday afternoon.

Centres are limited to one Team Manager, one assistant Team Manager and one coach. They can also register one additional handler per five riders. 

 

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. 

 
Monday 14 March - Training Time  Centre
9.00am - 10.00am  
10.00am - 11.00am  
11.00pm - 12.00pm  
12.00pm - 1.00pm  
1.00pm - 2.00pm  
2.00pm - 3.00pm  
3.00pm - 4.00pm  
4.00pm - 5.00pm Waikato / BOP
5.00pm - 6.00pm Waikato / BOP
6.00pm - 7.00pm  
7.00pm - 8.00pm  
8.00pm - 9.00pm  

 

TICKETING

Tickets will be sold at each session from the ticketing desk on Level 2 of the Avantidrome. Eftpos will be available.

Session

Adult

Child (U16)

Tuesday AM

TBC

TBC

Tuesday PM

TBC

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Wednesday AM

TBC

TBC

Wednesday PM

TBC

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Thursday AM

TBC

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Friday AM

TBC

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Friday PM TBC TBC
Saturday AM TBC TBC
Saturday PM TBC TBC

 

All session passes

TBC

U15 Category is for riders aged between 13 and 14 as at 31 December 2022
U17 Category is for riders aged between 15 and 16 as at 31 December 2022
U19 Category is for riders aged between 17 and 18 as at 31 December 2022
Elite Category is for riders aged 19 to 34 as at 31 December 2022.
 
Riders older than 34 can opt to relinquish their Masters status for the entire 2022 licence year and then be eligible to compete in the Elite category. Contact events@cyclingnewzealand.nz for further information.
 
All entries will be required to be approved by the representing centre.

Racing will be conducted under UCI regulations and Cycling New Zealand Road & Track racing rules.

 

SANCTIONS

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.
 

EQUIPMENT

Bicycles must conform with current UCI regulations. 
 

 

RACE KIT

Riders must only wear their approved Centre kit.
 
A start may be refused for any incorrectly attired rider.
 
If you have any queries over this matter, please contact: events@cyclingnewzealand.nz 

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

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.

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