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Crankworx Cairns Downhill

2022 TECHNICAL GUIDE – Click Here

REGISTRATION
Registration Deadline: Friday September 30 at 23:59 AEST (unless race sells out in advance)
There will be no onsite registration.

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).Crankworx Registration Platform

Entry Fee
$145.20 AUD (10% GST included)
Entry includes athlete accreditation, giving access to the venue for the duration of the festival.

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 September 30 at 23:59 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.

ATHLETE CENTRE / CHECK IN
Location: Front of Venue (Smithfield Bike Park)

Hours
Tuesday 4th October | 11:30AM – 4:00PM
Wednesday 5th October | 8:00AM – 4:00PM
Thursday 6th October | 8:00AM – 1:00PM
Friday 7th October | 8:30AM – 1:00PM
Saturday 8th October | 8:30AM – 2:00PM
Sunday 9th October | 8:00AM – 12:00PM

CATEGORIES
MEN | Elite
WOMEN | Elite
MEN | U15 [2008-2009] *Vetting for the U15 will be required. Follow up emails will be sent after registration.
MEN | U17 [2006-2007]
MEN | U19 [2004-2005]
MEN | Senior 19-34 [1988-2003]
MEN | Master 35-39 [1983-1987]
MEN | Veteran 40+ [1982+]
WOMEN | U15 [2008-2009] *Vetting for the U15 will be required. Follow up emails will be sent after registration.
WOMEN | U17 [2006-2007]
WOMEN | U19 [2004-2005]
WOMEN | Senior 19+ [2003+]

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 2022 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 2022 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

TRAINING REQUIREMENT
There is a mandatory training requirement for the event.  Minimum 2 training runs must be completed during the October 5-6 training sessions and verified by a commissaire. Riders who have not completed the training runs during the October 5-6 training sessions won’t be allowed to start in Finals or the Seeding Run.

Riders must start all training runs at the official start gate.

FORMAT
Finals Only, 1 Run for the following categories: U15, U17, U19 Senior, Master and Veteran categories
Seeding Run & Finals for Elite Men and Women

SEEDING RUNS
Seeding Runs are for the Elite Men and Elite Women categories only.

Seeding Runs are mandatory. If a rider does not start for the seeding run, they will not be placed in the start list to race in finals.

Start order for finals for the Elite Men and Elite Women categories will be determined by the results of Saturday’s Seeding Runs.

PROTECTION RULES
Full face helmet with peak mandatory for all riders.

Gloves, elbow and knee protection mandatory for riders 15 and under.