Athlete Registration and Information

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

Garbanzo DH – Race is sold out

Whip It Qualifier (minimum age 16)

GIANT Dual Slalom

Canadian Open DH presented by iXS – Race is sold out

Fox AirDH  – Race is sold out

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.

The EWS Canadian Open Enduro presented by Specialized and the Bell Helmets Canadian Open Challenger Enduro presented by CamelBak are full.  No additional entries will be added.



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

The Athlete Centre will be located at the Aava Hotel.

Thursday August 10 | 2pm-630pm
Friday August 11 | 7am-12pm
August 12 | 9am-12pm

Sunday August 13 | 12pm-3pm
Monday August 14 – Friday August 18 | 9am-3pm
Saturday August 19 | 9am-12pm

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.

Riders who are under 19 will need to have a parent or legal guardian to complete the Waiver. Minors who will be traveling unaccompanied should download and bring a completed copy of the Crankworx event waiver to the Athlete Centre (Aava Hotel) when they come in to collect their race plate.  There is a separate waiver for Whistler Bike Park Passes which will be required by Guest Relations.

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.

Registered competitors are eligible for discounted lift tickets for race and official training days.   Discounted tickets  must be purchased at the Athlete Centre (Aava Hotel) at the same time that racers collect their race plates.
Race Day: $22/day
Training Day: $53/day Adult; $46/day Youth

Discounted Whistler Bike Park passes also available for riders registered in either the Pro / Elite category or amateurs registered in at least 3 Crankworx events.  Passes can be purchased at Whistler Guest Relations (Whistler Village Gondola building) starting August 1.

Unlimited Season Pass: discounted Crankworx price $525 (regular price is $750) and valid for unlimited access starting August 1 until the end of the season.

10 Day Pass: discounted price $390 (regular price is $490). Valid for 10 days starting August 1 through the end of the season – additional days available starting at $43. Details at

5 Day Pass: discounted price $245 (regular price is $305). Valid for 5 days starting August 1 through the end of the season – additional days available starting at $53. Details at


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.