Athlete Registration and Information

Looking to participate? Here are the events you are able to participate in at Crankworx Whistler.

Canadian Open Enduro Challenger presented by CamelBak

Garbanzo DH

Fox AirDH 

Whip It Qualifier (minimum age 18)

GIANT Dual Slalom

Canadian Open DH presented by iXS

Red Bull Joyride, CLIF Bar Dual Speed & Style, Ultimate Pump Track Challenge presented by RockShox, and the Official Whip-Off World Championships presented by Spank are invitational.

Registration for the EWS Canadian Open Enduro presented by Specialized is full.  Waitlist Application


Online registration opens at 9:00 PST June 1, 2017.
Deadline 23:59 PST August 11 (unless events sell out in earlier).
Onsite registration will be available (space permitting) at the Aava Hotel starting 12 noon, Sunday August 13

MINIMUM AGES (non Kidsworx events)

With the exception of the Whip Qualifier and the EWS Canadian Open Enduro, minimum age is 13 (calculated as of December 31, 2017).  Minimum age for the Whip Qualifier is 16; EWS Canadian Open Enduro is 17.

Racers in the amateur Youth categories (Boys 13-14 and Girls 13-18) of the Canadian Open DH will be subject to approval – and the course will feature mandatory ride-arounds for riders in this age group.


With the exception of the Canadian Open DH, none of the Crankworx races/competitions are sanctioned by the UCI  / Cycling BC / Canadian Cycling Association. Competitors will not require a race licence to compete, nor will they be covered by their UCI insurance (if applicable) during training and competition.

Only riders with an Elite or Junior Expert UCI licence can register and compete in the Elite or Junior Expert categories of the Canadian Open DH.  The amateur categories of the Canadian Open DH are open to non licensed riders.

An EMBA (Enduro Mountain Bike Association) membership will be required for those wishing to collect Enduro World Series ranking points in the Canadian Open Enduro presented by Specialized.

All competitors must complete an Event Waiver / Release of Liability.

If you are under 19, you need a parent or legal guardian to complete your Waiver. Minors who will be traveling unaccompanied to the event need to contact the registration coordinator to make advance arrangements EMAIL.

It is mandatory for all out-of-province competitors to have emergency medical and health insurance.

Lift tickets are required to access the downhill and enduro courses – and are not included in the entry fees.
Discounted lift tickets will be available on race and training days.  Prices TBC.  Tickets can be purchased at the Athlete Centre, in the Aava Hotel, when racers collect their race plates.

The Athlete Centre will be located at the Aava Hotel.   The Athlete Centre will open daily during Crankworx from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Peak Performance will offer Local’s Rate discounts to the Festival’s athletes.
Athletes must bring in their registration confirmation to qualify for discount. All subject to availability.
Offices are located on the Village Stroll, next to Rocks&Gems in the breezeway behind Starbucks. 604.932.7555 for appointments.