Athlete Registration and Information

REGISTRATION
Garbanzo DH, Fox Air DH, Canadian Open DH, 100% Dual Slalom and The Riverside Women’s Only Jump Jam
Online registration opens June 1st, 2019 at 10:00am PDT – Link to register will be posted before registration opens
Registration Deadline: August 10th, 2019 at 12:00pm PDT (unless race sells out in advance)
*Garbo DH Deadline: August 6th at 11:59pm PDT (unless race sells out in advance)

Riders must register in the same category for all events (there is not an option to register in Pro for one event and Amateur for another). Exception applies for those registering in the Junior Expert category for Canadian Open DH/Canada Cup.

CamelBak Canadian Open Enduro presented by Specialized and Bell Helmets EWS80
Registration for the EWS, EWS100 and EWS80 will be through the centralized Enduro World Series entry system.
Entries open on Friday December 14, 2019 20:00 GMT on a space available, first come basis

Registration will not be offered onsite – only a check-in desk for pre-registered competitors.

ONSITE CHECKIN

Athlete Centre Location:
Aava Hotel Whistler
4005 Whistler Way, Whistler, BC V0N 1B4

PARKING
Free day parking is available in Creekside. MAP

Whistler resort day parking lots are available on a first come first serve basis. Day Lots 1-3 are $10/day. Day Lots 4/5 are $5/day. Blackcomb lots 6,7, & 8 are closed. MAP

Overnight parking options

RACE CATEGORY ELIGIBILITY
Race Category Eligibility (age and gender) for all Crankworx events will be determined by the athletes Cycling Canada or UCI license. For athletes who do not possess a Cycling Canada or UCI license, and do not require one for any of the races in which they are entered, Race Category Eligibility (age and gender) will be determined by the athletes birth certificate or passport. Athletes may be required to provide evidence at the point of athlete registration or accreditation (at the discretion of the Athlete Manager or Event Director).

HOW OLD DO I HAVE TO BE TO ENTER?
Minimum age for the Fox Air DH, Garbanzo DH, Bell Helmets Canadian Open Challenger Enduro and 100% Dual Slalom is 13 (year of birth 2006)

Minimum age for Canadian Open DH presented by iXS / Canada Cup is 13 (year of birth 2006) as well, however qualification standards must be met before registering in the Youth Men 13-14 and Youth Amateur Women 13-18 categories.  Email athletes@crankworx.com for details.

Please refer to the Kidsworx programming for options for younger competitors.

DO I NEED A LICENCE?
Competitors registered in the Elite and Junior Expert categories for the Canadian Open DH presented by iXS / Canada Cup will need to have a UCI license issued by their national federation. Only Elite and Junior Expert UCI license holders can register in the Elite and Junior Expert categories. Unlicensed riders can sign up in the Amateur age classes.

UCI and Canada Cup points are available for Elite Men/Women, Junior Expert Men/Women.

New for 2019 – Competitors registered in the CamelBak Canadian Open Enduro presented by Specialized will need a UCI license issued by their own national federation. EWS racers in the the CamelBak Canadian Open Enduro presented by Specialized will also need a 2019 EWS Membership.

Racers in the EWS100 group of the CamelBak Canadian Open Enduro presented by Specialized as well as racers in the Bell Helmets EWS80 will also need race licenses – but the requirements are a little more relaxed. Any race license would be accepted, including Amateur, Master, and Cycling for All licenses.
EWS100 and EWS80 racers will also have the option to race with a one event license – available for purchase from the Canadian Cycling Federation at the onsite checkin .

EWS memberships are optional for EWS100 and EWS80 racers – but only riders with a membership will be eligible to collect EWS Global Ranking points.

UCI Race licenses are not required for the Fox Air DH, Garbanzo DH or 100% Dual Slalom.

DO I HAVE TO BE A PRO?
Both pro and amateur categories are offered for the Fox Air DH, Garbanzo DH, Canadian Open DH presented by iXS and 100% Dual Slalom. Athletes can select to register either as an amateur (Youth, Junior, Senior, Master, or Veteran) or a Pro (no age classes).
Riders must register in the same category for all events (there is not an option to register is Pro for one event and Amateur for another).

DO I NEED A LIFT TICKET?
Fox Air DH, Garbanzo DH, Canadian Open DH presented by iXS, Bell Helments Canadian Open Challenger Enduro and CamelBak Canadian Open Enduro presented by Specialized all require a lift ticket or pass to access the Whistler Mountain Bike Park. Whistler Mountain Bike Park tickets/passes are not included in the registration/entry fees.

Discounted lift tickets will be available in the Athlete Centre for race and training days. Must be purchased at the Aava at the same time that racers collect their race plate. Pricing will be available August 2019.

DO RACERS GET LIFT LINE PRIORITY?
Racers registered in the Fox Air DH, Garbanzo DH, and Canadian Open DH will have priority loading on the Fitzsimmons Chair on race day.

HOW DO I FIND OUT WHAT TIME I’LL BE RACING?
Event times are posted on the event schedule. The start list will be posted online the evening prior to the event. Copies will also be posted in the Athlete Centre on the morning of the race.

DO I HAVE TO WEAR A FULL FACE HELMET?
Full-face helmets are required for all Crankworx events (Downhills, Dual Slalom, Enduros, Whip-off, Dual Speed & Style, Pumptrack and Slopestyle).

MEDICAL SERVICES / FIRST AID MANAGEMENT
First aid personnel will be available during training sessions and competition.

Whistler Bike Park Patrol Emergency Dispatch: 604-935-5555

Concussion is a specific area for focus in mountain biking. Crankworx Whistler has a structured concussion assessment and management protocol in place for ensuring athletes get the best possible care when affected by a concussion. For more information on the concussion protocol please contact athletes@crankworx.com

MEDICIAL FACILITIES
Whistler Health Care Centre
4380 Lorimer Rd, Whistler, BC V0N 1B4

INSURANCE
Travel, medical and liability insurance is recommended when travelling and competing at any Crankworx World Tour events. Insurance coverage is not provided by Crankworx Whistler.

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

If you are 18 years or younger, you will need for a parent or legal guardian to complete your Waiver. Minors who will be traveling unaccompanied to the event will need to make advance arrangements to complete the waiver. Email athletes@crankworx.com

Foreign Competitors: Non Canadian residents will be required to sign an acknowledgment that they have adequate medical / health insurance to cover and pay for any medical or other costs that may directly or indirectly result from their participation in Crankworx.

Race plates cannot be issued unless there is a properly completed Waiver.

IMAGE RELEASE
As a condition of my participation in Crankworx Whistler, I hereby unconditionally and irrevocably consent, authorize and grant Crankworx Events Inc. (“CEI”), the event organizers of each event, and their respective affiliates, sponsors, promoters, advertisers, broadcasters, webcasters, contractors, agents, representatives, licensees and assigns (together, the “Releasees”) all the necessary authority, right and license and permission to use photographs, audio or video recordings, or other forms of recordings that capture my image, likeness, voice or performance (or all of these) (collectively hereinafter referred to as “Images”), in which I may be included in whole or in part, in any manner or media, including print, broadcast, internet media, direct marketing channels, downloadable content and applications, and all other technologies now known or hereafter developed. The Images may be used or exploited for any commercial or non-commercial purpose whatsoever, and may be altered, modified, changed, combined or incorporated into other works I hereby relinquish any rights I may have in the Images (including privacy, personality and publicity rights. In no event shall I seek or be entitled to injunctive or other equitable relief in connection with the use of the Images. No fees or other compensation whatsoever will be provided to me for or in connection with the use of the Images. I hereby release the Releasees from any and all claims which I may now or in the future have relating to the ownership, reproductions, display, distribution or other use of the Images.

 

Questions?  athletes@crankworx.com