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Vantage Elite Road National Championships

Road & Track
12 February 2021 - 14 February 2021
Cambridge

Cycling New Zealand

events@cyclingnewzealand.nz

07 823 0716

The Vantage Elite Road National Championship is New Zealand’s premier national road cycling event, attracting New Zealand’s top professional and amateur road cyclists all vying for coveted National Jerseys and will take place in Cambridge from 12-14 February 2021.

 
The championships will be the flagship event of the RIDE: New Zealand’s Cycling Festival – which runs from 12 – 14 February in Waipa, featuring both top level competition and a range of community and participation driven cycling events.
The event is proudly sponsored by Vantage Windows and Doors. 

ENTRY INFORMATION

Click here to enter. Entries will close 5pm Sunday 31 January.
Click here for the live entry list.

 

2021 Pricing: 
Early Entry Fee - $70 [For entries received by 20 December 2020]
 
Entry Fee - $90 [For entries received from 21st December 2020 – 31st January 2021]
 
Scratchings received before 30th January may be eligible for a refund. Requests are to be emailed to events@cyclingnewzealand.nz and if accepted, a refund of the entry fee less $20 will be payable.
 
Scratchings received after 30th January, the team manager is to supply a written explanation and/or medical certificate to the Commissaires Secretary. Sanctions will be imposed if the explanation is not accepted. No refunds available. 
 
Please note all riders are required to be represented by a Team Manager. Click here to find out more on Team Managers. 

 

EVENTS

Time Trial
  • Men's Elite Time Trial
  • Women's Elite Time Trial
  • Men's U23 Time Trial
  • Women's U23 Time Trial
  • Men's U19 Time Trial
  • Women's U19 Time Trial

Road Race

  • Men's Elite & Men's U23 Road Race (Combined race with separate age category medals)
  • Women's Elite & Women's U23 Road Race (Combined race with separate age category medals)
  • Men's U19 Road Race
  • Women's U19 Road Race

 

ELIGIBILITY

  • U19 Category is for riders aged between 17 and 18 as at 31 December 2021
  • U23 Category is for riders aged between 19 and 22 as at 31 December 2021
  • Elite Category is for riders aged 23 to 34 as at 31 December 2021
  • Riders older than 34 can opt to relinquish their Masters status for the entire 2021 licence year and then be eligible to compete. Contact events@cyclingnewzealand.nz for further information.
  • All entries will be required to be approved by the representing centre.

 

LICENCING

  • This event is the New Zealand Championships and entry is only open to NZL riders (as per your nationality with UCI).
  • A 2021 Adult licence is required for all events.
  • Team Managers and Officials are also required to hold a 2021 Adult Licence with the appropriate endorsement from your centre.
 

TEAMS

  • The event is restricted to NZL riders who form part of a New Zealand Centre or New Zealand/UCI Registered Trade Team.
  • All trade teams must be fully paid for the 2021 period and registered by 31st December 2020.
  • All trade team members must also comply with individual licensing requirements.
 

ENTRY TERMS AND CONDITION

Click here to view a copy of the event Terms and Conditions

2021 EVENT PROGRAMME

Thursday 11 February:
5.00pm – 6.00pm Confirmation of Starters  TBC - Cambridge
6.00pm Team Managers Meeting  TBC – Cambridge
 
Friday 12 February:
10.00am Elite & U23 Women's Time Trial Roto O Rangi School, Kairangi Road, Roto O Rangi
  U19 Men and Women  Roto O Rangi School, Kairangi Road, Roto O Rangi
 
Saturday 13 February:

1.00pm

Vantage Women's U19 Road Race Memorial Park, Taylor Street - Cambridge
1.50pm Vantage Men's U19 Road Race Memorial Park, Taylor Street - Cambridge
 
Sunday 14 February:
8.00am Vantage Elite Women's Road Race Memorial Park, Taylor Street - Cambridge
10.15am  Vantage Elite Men's Road Race Memorial Park, Taylor Street - Cambridge

 

TEAM MANAGERS

All Centres/Trade Teams are required to nominate a Team Manager (can be a rider or non-rider).
 
Confirmation of Starters/Race Pack collection will be from 5.00pm - 6.00pm followed by the Team Managers Meeting at 6.00pm on Thursday 11 February at the Avantidrome.
 
Important information such as confirmation of starters, distribution of race numbers and transponders and any updated race information will be provided at this meeting.  
 
Attendance by each Team Manager is compulsory and representatives will be required to sign in.
 
Immediately after the managers meeting all team car drivers wishing to drive in the convoy must be present for a meeting.
 
Riders Packs will be distributed to one Centre/Team representative (usually the Team Manager), not to individual riders. Riders should contact their Team Manager to arrange collection. Packs will be available for collection from 5.00pm (at the Avantidrome).
 
The role of the Team Manager includes (but not limited to):
  • Officially representing the centre/team at the event
  • Connecting with all riding centre/team members
  • Ensuring that all riding centre/team members have a current licence
  • Managing the relationship with Event Officials on behalf of centre/team members
  • Attending the Team Managers meeting
  • Collecting and distributing Race Numbers to centre/team members
  • Circulating Event Information to centre/team members
  • Ensuring place getters attend the Medal Ceremony
  • Ensuring riding members have the required information to help them have a safe and fair race.
All centre/teams are required to nominate a Team Manager (can be a rider or non-rider). Please email events@cyclingnewzealand.nz to appoint your Team Manager.
 
 
TEAM MANAGERS CONTACTS:
 
Centre/Team Team Manager Name Team Manager Email Team Manager Phone
Auckland James Upton jamesupton1@gmail.com  021 133 0413
Black Spoke Pro Cycling Academy      
Cabjaks - Castelli      
Canterbury      
Cycling Otago      
Cycling Southland      
Mid South Canterbury      
Northland      
NZ Cycling Project      
Tasman      
Team Skoda - Fruzio      
The Tank Guy      
Velo Project Andrew Williams veloprojectnz@gmail.com 027 204 2700
Waikato BoP      
Wellington      
WCNI      

NON ELITE EVENT PROGRAMME

RIDE: New Zealand's Cycling Festival will run from 12 - 14 February in Waipa, and will feature a range of community and participation driven cycling events. See here for more information on the festival.

TIME TRIAL

The Vantage Elite Road National Championship Time Trial event will start and finish at Roto O Rangi School on Friday 12 February. 

 

Elite & U23 Women and U19 Men: 27.6km. View Strava link here.

Elite & U23 Men: 44.2km. View Strava link here.

U19 Women: 18.4km. View Strava link here.

 

 

ROAD RACE

The Vantage Elite Road National Championship Road Race event will start and finish at Cambridge High School. There are some hard climbs included and plenty of chances for spectators to cheer the elite / U23 athletes on past the start/finish each lap.

 

Elite & U23 Women: 130km (3 laps of French Pass / Te Miro loop - each lap comes past start/finish). 1720m of climbing. View Strava link here.

Elite & U23 Men: 174km (4 laps of French Pass / Te Miro loop - each lap comes past start/finish). 2288m Climbing. View Strava link here.

U19 Women: 80km (2 Laps of the French Pass / Te Miro loop - will not come past start/finish each lap). 1159m of climbing. View Strava link here.

U19 Men: 115km (3 Laps of the French Pass / Te Miro loop - will not come past start/finish each lap). 1720m of climbing. View Strava link here.

2021 EVENT COMMUNIQUES

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

 

 

RACE RULES

 
As all events take place on open roads, it is a condition of racing that New Zealand traffic regulations are adhered to. It is also mandatory that helmets are worn at any time a rider is on their bike. Riders must keep left and where marked, must not cross the road centre line at any time.
 

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. 
 
Helmets must be compliant with appropriate NZ Transport Agency Standards for use on open roads, including those used in the Individual Time Trial and must be worn at all times when riding your bike.
 
All riders will be required to attach timing transponders to their bikes, to enable the electronic timing to operate. These will be provided in the race pack.
 

Riders Apparel

Riders must only wear their approved Centre jerseys and shorts. Shorts may only display sponsors that are detailed on the rider’s racing licence.
 
Members of a UCI international trade team or registered NZ registered trade team are permitted to wear their full approved team uniform.
 
A start may be refused for any incorrectly attired rider.
 
If you have any queries on this matter, please contact the President of the Commissaire Panel (PCP) or Technical Delegate prior to the event, to avoid disappointment.

VOLUNTEERS

If you'd like to be involved in the event, we'd love to have you! Please see here for further details! 

HEALTH AND SAFETY

The safety of the riders, officials, volunteer and spectators are included in the event planning. This includes (but not limited to) road restrictions, traffic management and event advisories to the local businesses and residents.

 

The event takes place a mix of urban residential & commercial areas as well as on rural roads. It is your responsibility to manage your own safety during the event, to be aware of other road users at all times and to make responsible decisions. There is traffic management in place however, the roads are OPEN and there will be public and official traffic on the circuit during your race.

 

If you have any questions or concerns regarding Health and Safety please report to the Chief Commissaire or to the Race Manager

EVENT OFFICIALS

This is a Cycling New Zealand event.
 
The Event Delivery Partner is RIDE Festival.
 
The Race Manager is Nathan Cox.
 
We would like to congratulate and thank the following Commissaires for their appointment and volunteering their time for the event 
 
Chief Commissaire - Road Race & Time Trial (PCP) TBC
Technical Delegate    
Commissaire's Secretary  
Chief Judge / Time Keeper  
Moto Commissaires  
   
Assistant Commissaires  
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

The championships will be the flagship event of the RIDE: New Zealand’s Cycling Festival – which runs from 12 – 14 February in Waipa, featuring both top level competition and a range of community and participation driven cycling events.

For more on the festival click here.

2020 Results:

2020 WU ITT Results - Communique 14
2020 WE ITT Results - Communique 15
2020 MU ITT Results - Communique 16
2020 ME ITT Results - Communique 17

2020 WE,WU RR Results - Communique 26
2020 ME, MU RR Results - Communique 27

2019 Results:

ERNC19 C16 WU ITT Results.pdf

 ERNC19 C17 WE ITT Results.pdf

 ERNC19 C18 MU ITT Results.pdf

 ERNC19 C19 ME ITT Results.pdf

 ERNC19 C23 WU_WE RR Result.pdf

 ERNC19 C27 MEMU RR Results.pdf

 

2018 Results:

Women Under 23 TT Results c15.pdf

 Men Under 23 TT Results c17.pdf

 Women Elite TT Results c16.pdf

 Men Elite TT Results c18.pdf

 Womens Elite U23 RR Results c22.pdf

 Mens Elite U23 RR Results c26a (ID 29988).pdf

 

2017 Results:

2017 Mens (Combined) Road Race Results.pdf

2017 Womens (Combined) Road Race Results.pdf

2017 Mens Elite Time Trial Results.pdf

2017 Mens U23 Time Trial Results.pdf

2017 Womens Elite Time Trial Results.pdf

2017 Womens U23 Time Trial Results.pdf

 

2016 Results:

2016 Mens Elite Road Results.pdf

 2016 Womens Elite Road Results.pdf

 2016 Mens Elite Time Trial Results.pdf

 2016 Mens U23 Time Trial Results.pdf

 2016 Womens Elite Time Trial Results.pdf

 

2015 Results:

2015 Mens Elite Road Results.pdf

2015 Womens Elite Road Results.pdf

2015 Mens Elite Time Trial Results.pdf

2015 Mens U23 Time Trial Results.pdf

2015 Womens Elite Time Trial Results.pdf

 

2014 Results: 

 

2014 Mens Elite Road Results.pdf

2014 Womens Elite Road Results.pdf

2014 Mens Elite Time Trial Results.pdf

2014 Mens U23 Time Trial Results.pdf

2014 Womens Elite Time Trial Results.pdf

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