We are very pleased to announce that the Mackay & District Mountain Bike Club will be hosting the State XCO Champs once again in 2017.
30th September to 2nd October (Long Weekend)
SAT RECON, SUN RACE, MON RELAX.
The event is being run under the MTBA National Technical Regulations. Among other things, this will mean the inclusion of a Feed/Tech Zone. So you can bring your spare wheels, pumps, bits etc and have them on-course in the designated area.
XCO Racing is in the tradition of the Olympic format. Riders compete around multiple laps of a 4-7km course, normally racing between 45 minutes and 90 minutes, depending on the category.
Laps TBC on Race Day after Commisaire Approval
U15 (M/W) 45mins (3/2 Laps)
U17 (M/W) 1hr (4/3Laps)
U19 (M/W) 1hr30m (5/4 Laps)
Expert (M/W) 1hr (4/3 Laps)
Masters 1/2 M/W (30-39) 1hr (4/3 Laps)
Masters 3/4 M/W (40-49) 1hr (4/3 Laps)
Masters 5/6 M/W (50-59) 1hr (3/2 Laps)
Masters 7+ M/W (60+) 1hr (3/2 Laps)
Elite (M/W) 1hr30m (6/5 Laps)
Junior U11 (M/W) 20mins (Timed race on modified course)
Junior U13 (M/W) 30mins (Timed race on modified course)
Age Categories are based on 31st Dec 2017
Course Open for Practice all week. Check Facebook or message club if visiting from out of town to confirm.
SATURDAY 30th Oct RECON
8:00am XCO Course Open for Practice
10:00am Registrations Open
3:00pm – All U11-U13 (20/30 min)
4:00pm Presentations (U11-U13)
SUNDAY 1st Oct RACE
6.30AM – 8.30AM COURSE PRACTICE
9.00AM WOMEN (U15/17/19, EXPERT, MASTERS, ELITE)(45min/1hr/1.5hr)
11.00AM MEN (U15/U17, MASTERS 1/2, 5/6, 7+) (approx. 45m/1hr)
2.00PM MEN (U19, EXPERT, MASTERS 3/4, ELITE) (approx. 1hr/1.5hr)
4:00 PM Presentations
MONDAY 2nd Oct RELAX
Enjoy our singletrack at a more sedate pace.
Junior U11/U13 – FREE (with MTBA Membership)
Junior U15-U17 – $30 (with MTBA Membership)
U19, Elite, Master Categories – $50 (with MTBA Membership)
Day Licence (XC) $30 or join the MTBA Free 8 week membership (conditions apply)
Entries Close Wed 27 Sept. (No entries accepted after this time)
2017 TO BE DECIDED
- Elite Men, U19 Men and MAS Men 3/4
- U17, Open Men, Mas Men 1/2, Mas Men 5/6
- All Womens Cat
- U15 M/F plus Sport Men
- U11 M/F U13 M/F Results
ON-SITE CAMPING & DORMITORY STYLE AT “ROWALLAN PARK”
See Rowallan Park Scout Website for bookings. http://www.rowallanpark.com/
Showers and Toilets available.
WINDMILL MOTEL is offering discounted rates for those travelling to Mackay. Please phone on (07) 4944 3344 for more information. www.windmillmotel.com.au
QUEST APARTMENTS MACKAY
We are very excited to announce that QUEST Apartments Mackay are an accommodation partner for the QLD State XCO Titles on the weekend of 30 September-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:
PARADISE LODGE MOTEL
Paradise Lodge Motel is located in the heart of the Mackay CBD. There is plenty of large off street parking (suitable for trailers), lovely gardens, free BBQ for guest use and facilities to clean your bikes/vehicles. We are within walking distance to the Austral Hotel, Canelands Shopping Centre and many others including restaurants and cafes.
All of our rooms have free WIFI, TV, air-conditioning, bar fridge, tea/coffee making facilities, microwave, kettle and toaster.
Room configurations: 1 x Queen bed or 1 x Queen & 1 x Single bed.
To secure your discounted rate, when booking please advise them that you are a competitor in the QLD State XCO Champs.
FOOD AND DRINKS ON THE DAY
The following local food vendors will be catering on the day.
A Variety of Coffees with flavour, Chia Latte, Specialty Teas, Hot Chocolates, Frappès and Milk Shakes
Dazza’s Woodfired Pizza & Spuds serve delicious spuds or beautiful pizza. They also have cold/hot drinks if your feeling thirsty.
“Mother’s Pantry” is synonymous with “the absolute best in fast food”, providing customers with substantial takeaway meals that are packed full of nutrition, flavour and VALUE.
- Shower and Toilets
- Drinking Water
- Bike Wash