Crankworx Whistler Athlete Information
Registration is now closed.
Registration Deadline: Tuesday August 2 at 23:59 PDT (unless race sells out in advance)
There will be no onsite registration.
Entry fees are refundable (less processing fee) providing cancellation notice is received in writing to firstname.lastname@example.org by the registration deadline. Registration deadline is August 2 at 23:59 PDT. All entries are non-refundable or transferable after the registration deadline (even in the case of injury or mechanical problems).
Competitors who need to withdraw after the registration deadline should email email@example.com to confirm their withdrawal otherwise they will appear on the start list as a DNS.
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).
Competitors will need to create an account and set up an athlete profile. The account and athlete profile will be used for all Crankworx festivals and events moving forward. Only one account and profile is required. Once an athlete profile is created, competitors can register for races through their profile. For competitors 17 years and younger, a parent can create a profile and add their children under “Manage Additional Athletes”
**Please note, you can only have one tab open in a browser at a time to register an athlete. If you are a parent registering multiple children, you can only register one child at a time. You will need to navigate to “Manage Additional Athletes”, select the first child, register then pay, before proceeding to register your second or third child.
*Waitlists: Once a category has sold out, please add yourself or child to the waitlist by navigating to “register for events”, selecting the race and then clicking ‘Sold Out, Join waitlist’. Please only click this button once. If you click multiple times, it will remove you and then re-add you at the bottom of the waitlist.
More information on Kidsworx events for participants 12 years and younger can be found HERE
Race entries for the EWS100 and EWS80 are available directly through the EWS online registration system.
No prequalification requirements.
Entries offered on a first come, space available basis.
For EWS Registration Information, please CLICK HERE
For EWS inquiries, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
All registered competitors must complete an Event Waiver.
If you are 17 years or younger, you will need a parent or legal guardian to sign the paper waiver.
Race plates cannot be issued unless there is a properly completed Waiver.
ATHLETE CENTRE & CHECK IN
Aava Whistler Hotel – Peak Room
Sunday August 7 | 10:00am-1:00pm
Monday August 8 | 8:30am-1:00pm
Tuesday August 9 | 8:30am-1:00pm
Wednesday August 10 | 8:30am-1:00pm
Thursday August 11 | 8:30am-12:30pm
Friday August 12 | 8:30am-12:30pm
Saturday August 13 | 8:30am-10:30am
Sunday August 14 | Not Open
**Lift Ticket sales daily from 8:30am – 10:30am only (exception for Sunday August 7, sales from 10:00am – 11:00am)
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).
Full-face helmets are required for all Crankworx events (Downhills, Dual Slalom, Whip-off, Dual Speed & Style, Pump Track and Slopestyle)
Additional protection requirements will apply for the Canadian Open DH.
Races within the Whistler Mountain Bike Park will require a lift ticket or pass (Air DH and Canadian Open DH). Whistler Mountain Bike Park tickets/passes are not included in the registration/entry fees.
Discounted Lift Tickets will be available for registered competitors in the Air DH and Canadian Open DH only. For additional riding within Whistler Bike Park or for competitors who are not registered in the Air DH or Canadian Open DH, please purchase lift tickets or passes directly with Whistler Blackcomb. Regular ticket pricing can be found HERE.
Discounted Crankworx Tickets
Training Day Ticket – Adult: $67 + tax
Training Day Ticket – Youth: $61 + tax
Race Day Ticket – All Ages: $29 + tax
To purchase the above tickets you will need to purchase from Aava Whistler Hotel during the following hours.
Lift Ticket Sale Hours through Crankworx:
Sunday August 7 | 10:00am-11:00am
Monday August 8 | 8:30am-10:30am
Tuesday August 9 | 8:30am-10:30am
Wednesday August 10 | 8:30am-10:30am
Thursday August 11 | 8:30am-10:30am
Friday August 12 | 8:30am-10:30am
Saturday August 13 | 8:30am-10:30am
HOW OLD DO I HAVE TO BE TO ENTER?
Minimum age is 13 years old (year of birth 2009) for registration based events – Air DH, Canadian Open DH and Dual Slalom.
Minimum age for pro invitational events is 16 years old (year of birth 2006)
Please refer to the Kidsworx programming for options for competitors 12 years and younger.
DO I NEED A LICENCE?
Competitors registered in the Elite and U19 categories for the Canadian Open DH / Canada Cup will need to have an international UCI license issued by their national federation. Only Elite and U19 UCI license holders can register in the Elite and U19 categories. Unlicensed riders can sign up in the Amateur age classes.
UCI and Canada Cup points are available for Elite Men/Women, U19 Men/Women.
UCI Race licenses are not required for any other events at Crankworx Whistler.
DO RACERS GET LIFT LINE PRIORITY?
Competitors registered in races that take place within Whistler Mountain Bike Park will have priority loading on the Fitzsimmons Chair on race day only. There will be no lift line priority on training days.
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 HERE the evening prior to the event.
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 email@example.com
Whistler Health Care Centre
4380 Lorimer Rd, Whistler, BC V0N 1B4
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.
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. I acknowledge that drones may be used in capturing these images and accept that they may be flying above me. 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.