QLD State XCO Champs Discount

Register for the QLD State XCO Champs before the end of this week to save $10! Discount expires Sunday 28th August.

https://madmtbc.net/qld-state-xc-champs/

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This Weekend at the Park

Saturday
2-2:30pm DirtMasters (6-10) Just turn up!
3- 4pm XCO Race (State Titles Course) Register Online before Friday Midnight. https://online.mtba.asn.au/ERegister.aspx?E=3240

Sunday
7-9am Sunday Social Sesh. Just meet at the Humpy to ride for fun.
9-11am Central QLD Schools Championships
Register Online before Friday Midnight. https://online.mtba.asn.au/ERegister.aspx?E=3171

Marshall’s needed for all events.

See you there!

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Accommodation for the QLD State XCO Titles

We are very excited to announce that QUEST Apartments Mackay are an accommodation partner for the QLD State XCO Titles on the weekend of 1-3 October 2016. To receive a great discount, participants are encouraged to book through one of the unique QUEST Portal Links below. Discounted rates are available all throughout 2016.

· Free Airport Transfers

· Bike Wash Facility

· Bikes can be stored in rooms (if clean)

· Located right in the city heart

· 2 min ride to the Bluewater Trail

· 15 min drive to Rowallan Park, QLD XCO Titles Venue

QUEST will also provide MADMTBC with a rebate from every booking made for the State Titles.

Quest Mackay on Gordon:

http://www.bookings.questapartments.com.au/clientAuthenticate.html?autoUser=MADMBC&autoPass=Mountain

Quest Mackay:

http://www.bookings.questapartments.com.au/clientAuthenticate.html?autoUser=MADMBC&autoPass=Mountain01

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Mackay MTB Interschool Competition (u13,u15,17,19)

The Mackay & District Mountain Bike Club is pleased to announce a challenging, but fun, introduction to the sport for school aged children who do not currently participate in MTB events outside the school environment. All who can ride a bike are welcome.

The day will be coordinated by Mr Peter Lister, MTBA Level 0 & 1 MTB Coach; National MTB XCO and XCC Series Winner (Masters ¾) in 2015; and Head of Faculty HPE Mackay Christian College.

Race format
• Relay Teams of 4 (U13 / U15 / U17 / U19) Boys & Girls
• Total ride time for the event for each student approximately 1 hour (eg. Teams of 4 for a 4 hour event).
• XC course to be 1.5-3km in length for safety, spectator and marshalling purposes
• Obstacles on course to be Green-rated by MTBA standards (Easy Course)

Each participant will receive a participation certificate and medal/perpetual trophy for the winning teams.
Date: Friday 13 May 2016
Location: Mackay & District Mountain Bike Club, Rowallan Park, Farleigh.
Equipment: A fully serviced and fully functional Mountain Bike with tyres’ in very good condition, gloves, sunglasses. helmet (Australian Standards approved), spare tube, small hand pump and suitable riding clothing. Water Bottles. Bikes can be hired from Mackay Christian College. Contact sport

Cost: $5 Payable on the day
Time: 8am – 2 pm

NOMINATIONS: Parental Permission/Medical Authority (attached) must be returned to your school by Friday 6 May. ALL REGISTRATIONS THROUGH SCHOOL SPORTS COORDINATORS

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
• Canteen Facilities: Not Available (Students bring own lunch) Water Provided
• First Aid: Convenor to provide first aid kit only.
• District Convenor: Peter Lister (Mackay Christian College)

UPCOMING EVENTS
Students participating in this District competition will be eligible to attend the following.
1. Capricornia/District MTB Champs at Rowallan Park, Mackay. (Open to All). Sun 17 July 2016
2. State MTB Interschool Championships on the Gold Coast (Selection Only). 27-28 Aug 2016

If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact Peter Lister at coaching@madmtbc.net

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/563518737158411/

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MTBA Achievement Awards

Last year the inaugural MTBA Achievement Awards were launched at the National Championships held in Bright. Nominations are now open for the 2016 Awards in the following categories:

• Club Volunteer of the Year

• Male and Female Coach of the Year

• Male and Female Commissaire of the Year

• Friends of the Trails

• Event of the Year

• Elite Male and Female XC, Gravity Enduro, DHI, OT and CX Rider of the Year

• Junior Male and Female XC, Gravity Enduro, DHI, OT and CX Rider of the Year

• Male and Female XC Endurance Rider of the Year

• Masters Male and Female Rider of the Year

• Peoples Choice (Rider)

• MTB’er of the Year

To make a nomination please complete a nomination form here.

Nominations close 5pm on Monday 29 February with awards presented to winners at the 2016 National Championships in March at Bright.

Mr Peter ListerLevel 1 Coach
Mackay & District Mountain Bike Club

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Club fun race, presentation and AGM.

Please come along to our final club event of the year where we will be recognising all of our overall podiums by class and awarding the Extreme Excavators Dirtmasters Shield. Our top ten overall plates will also be awarded with some interesting names in the mix. Come and enjoy.

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Beat the Heat 3 Entries

Beat the Heat 3 online entries open. Save some $ and enter now.
https://www.registernow.com.au/mtba/ERegister.aspx?E=2489

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Beat the Heat 2 entries

Beat the Heat 2 entries close lunch time Friday. $15 for members with code. (Let me know if you don’t have it. Non members $20 online. $25 on the day.
https://www.registernow.com.au/mtba/ERegister.aspx?E=2488

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Beat the Heat rego

Enter Beat the Heat race 1 here:
https://www.registernow.com.au/mtba/ERegister.aspx?E=2487

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MAD RUSH

Entries closing 18th August. Get your entries in. Awesome prize money and prizes up for grabs. https://www.registernow.com.au/mtba/ERegister.aspx?E=2255

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