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Crankworx Cairns Downhill

REGISTRATION
Online registration will open on Wednesday February 22, 2023 at 9:00am AEST
Registration Deadline: Saturday May 13, 2023 at 11:59pm AEST (unless race sells out in advance)

To view your athlete profile and to register, please login into the Crankworx Registration Platform

Cancellation Policy
Entry fees are refundable (less processing fee) providing cancellation notice is received in writing to athletes@crankworx.com by the registration deadline. Registration deadline is May 13, 2023 at 11:59pm AEST. 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 athletes@crankworx.com to confirm their withdrawal otherwise they will appear on the start list as a DNS.

CATEGORIES
MEN | Elite
WOMEN | Elite

MEN | U15 [2009-2010] Vetting for the U15 will be required. Follow up emails will be sent after registration.
MEN | U17 [2007-2008]
MEN | U19 [2005-2006]
MEN | Senior 19-34 [1989-2004]
MEN | Master 35-39 [1984-1988]
MEN | Veteran 40+ [1983+]

WOMEN | U15 [2009-2010] Vetting for the U15 will be required. Follow up emails will be sent after registration.
WOMEN | U17 [2007-2008]
WOMEN | U19 [2005-2006]
WOMEN | Senior 19+

LICENSE REQUIREMENT
The Crankworx Cairns Downhill is sanctioned by the UCI and AUSCycling as a C1 race. All categories will require a race license.

Competitors in the Elite and U19 categories require a 2023 UCI license issued by their national federation.

Competitors in the U15, U17, Senior, Master and Veteran categories require either a UCI license issued by their national federation or a 2023 AUSCycling license (Race Off Road or Race All Discipline Membership).

One-day race licenses are not available for this race.

TRAINING GROUPS
Group A = U19 and Elite categories
Group B = U15, U17, Senior, Master and Veteran categories

PROTECTION REQUIREMENTS
Racers in the Crankworx Cairns Downhill will be subject to mandatory protection requirements as per AusCycling Technical regulations

Per AusCycling technical regulations the following safety equipment is required for downhill racers:

• Full-Face helmet with a fixed non-detachable mouth piece,
• A jersey or shirt covering the elbows must be worn as a minimum. ¾ length jerseys are acceptable
• Knees must be covered by full-length trousers and /or self-fastening knee or knee/shin guards expressly designed for off-road cycling

For U15/U17 categories, the following equipment is mandatory at all times whilst on track:
• Full finger gloves must be worn,
• Full length jersey – jersey must cover elbows at all times,
• Knee pads and elbow pads must be worn.

AusCycling strongly recommends the use of the following for all competitors:
• Neck brace expressly designed for off-road competition;
• Back and shoulder protection expressly designed for purpose;
• Full finger gloves
• Elbow protectors and/or long sleeve jersey to the wrist;
• Googles expressly designed for the purpose.

QUESTIONS: ride@crankworxcairns.com.au