Entries Closed Oudtshoorn Youth Cycling Festival 2018

Entries Closed Oudtshoorn Youth Cycling Festival 2018

ENTRIES CLOSED 17 June 2018

Entries

Please Note: Entry fee of R 300.00 includes entrance for all races hosted at this years event.

Bulk Entries

If you would like to enter more than one rider, kindly download the file below and send the completed list of riders to: entries@edencycling.co.za

Download Team entry Sheet

The event will be held run under UCI and Cycling SA rules

A deposit of R150.00 will be required for the numbers. When numbers are returned undamaged in complete sets (frame and 2 body nr’s), deposits will be refunded.

The numbers must be worn in every event including the MTB and Track. No MTB numbers will be provided and road frame numbers fitted to the MTB’s.

Bring your roof of payment to registration.

Gear-checks for all youth categories will be conducted one hour before racing starts. First three riders over the finish line are to report immediately for another gear check. The Gear ratios have changed during 2018. So please make sure that it is correct.

Starting times may vary depending on number of participants. Times will be communicated at the manager meetings.

Keep to left side of the white median line of the road at all times.There is no full road closure.

Participants must be a member of CSA and belong to a Cycling SA affiliated club in order to qualify for a podium position in these championships. The CSA and UCI rules will apply and the decision of the President Commissaire is final.

Registration: Sunday 24 June: Eden District Academy, Voortrekker Road Oudtshoorn,16:00 – 19:00

No registration on Monday 25 June.

Enquiries: Corne Botha: 074 260 2871 Corne Bence: 071 886 3787

Objectives of the Youth Events:

 

  1. To create an opportunity for all riders up to U19 to participate on a regular basis against other riders in the country with similar abilities –not only as individuals, but as a team. The emphasis is on team and province, not on the individual!

 

  1. To assist the provinces with their development and transformation goals.

 

  1. To create venues for the younger age groups to show and develop their potential as they are no longer participating in the annual South-African Championships.

 

  1. As the emphasis is on team and mass participation, all events will be structured in such a way that points will be awarded to every participant

 

  1. PDI riders are riders from the previously disadvantaged communities and include all non-white male riders and ALL female riders. If the male riders in the team are predominantly white, then the PDI riders must be non-white or female. If the male riders in the team are predominantly non-white, then the PDI riders must be white or female. To achieve the transformation and development objectives for Cycling SA and the provinces, teams must consist of the following riders:
    1. U17 and U19:8 riders, 4 Male riders plus 4 PDI riders (Both genders MUST be present).
    2. U11 to U15:5 riders, 2 Male riders plus 3 PDI riders (Both genders MUST be present).

 

  1. The focus is more on bike skills and therefore the bunch track events were incorporated to give the children more exposure and develop their skills in a safe and secure environment and at the same time give the youngsters the opportunity to watch and learn from the older participants and more spectator friendly for parents. This is also a cross pollination of events and exposure to different cycling environments. These events proved to be very popular with riders and spectators. During this year’s event riders will also compete in the Cross Country Olympic(XCO) event.

 

  1. The event program in Oudtshoorn will be run as follow.
Day Date Time Discription
Monday 25June 09:00 Road Race (Highgate circuit)
14:00 Team TT (Highgate Circuit)
Tuesday 26 June 09:00 Criterium, (Aurial College Circuit)
Wednesday 27 June 09:00 MTB XCO, Quad Club
14:30 MTB Oval Track racing, Quad Club,

Short bunch race

Thursday 28 June 09:00 MTB Oval Track racingScratch and elimination races, Quad Club
13:30 Prize giving

The event will take place according to UCI and Cycling SA rules and regulations. The Chief Commissaire appointed will make the final decision on any disputes.

Race rules for youth event.

The pointssystem for the competitions works as follow:

  1. The Road and MTB cycling events will be scored the same.
  2. Points will be earned for the team, based on position.
  3. All riders will contribute their points to their respective provinces for the Provincial competition regardless of where they competed in the Team-Competition. The best team will be determined at the end of the competition by calculating the team with the most points. If the team competition comes to a draw the final positions will be determined by a count back on the following basis:
  4. Team with the most Gold medals
  5. Team with the most Silver medals
  6. Team with the most Bronze medals
  7. Team with the best average time for the riders taking part in the road race.
  8. The Province with the most points in all disciplines will win the overall competition. If the ProvincialCompetition ends in a draw, the final positions will be determined by a count back on the following basis:
    1. Province with the biggest number of participants.
    2. Province with the biggest number of riders with disabilities.
    3. Province with the biggest number of female riders.
    4. Province with the biggest number of PDI riders.
  9. The best individual rider per age category, male and female will be determined by the rider with the most points. If the points are a draw final positions will be determined by a count back on the following basis:
  10. Individual with the most Gold medals during the competition
  11. Individual with the most Silver medals during the competition
  12. Individual with the most Bronze medals during the competition
  13. The rider with the least time for all events that are timed events during the competition excluding the team TT.
  14. In the Team time Trial the whole team will be awarded according to their possession for their province and will also count towards the provincial and provincial team competition.These points will not be taken into consideration in the individual results of riders.
  15. The teams Team compilation is:

U17 and U19: 8 riders, 4 Male riders plus 4 PDI riders (Both genders MUST be present).

The time of the 5th rider will be taken and will be the official time of the team, provided that one of the riders is a female. All 5 riders must be together when crossing the finish line. No points will be awarded if a female is not present or the 5 riders are not together and a DNQ(Did not Qualify) will be recorded.

  1. U11 to U15: 5 riders, 2 Male riders plus 3 PDI riders (Both genders MUST be present).

The time of the 3rd rider will be taken and will be the official time of the team, provided that one of the ridersis a female. All 3 riders must be together when crossing the finish line. No points will be awarded if a female is not present or the 5 riders are not together a DNQ(Did not Qualify) will be recorded.

  1. Teams for the Team TT must be handed in on the day of registration. Only riders taking part in the TTT must ride in the Road Race. Changes to the Team after the road race are only permitted for illness or when riders withdrew from the remainder of the competition.
  2. In the Team TT no coaching will be permitted. Team managers, coaches or parents who make themselves guilty of such act, will be dully fined and a DNQ (Did not Qualify) will be recorded for such team(s).
  3. Points will be awarded as such:

Position 1-6:

1 = 10

2 = 8

3 = 6

4 = 4

5 =2

6= 1

All positions after this will earn 1 point.

  1. Riders older than U19 years will be allowed to participate in the event on condition that he/she is still attending school and provide proof thereof, by means of a valid CEMIS Certificate or declaration from his/her current school / principal. This rider will be on the results sheet but will not be eligible to receive a podium position.
  2. The race organizer is at liberty to change or alter the routes as to ensure the safety of the riders.
  3. No specialized equipment is allowed for the age groups U11 to U15.
  4. In the Criterium racing no MTB’s will be permitted.
  5. The oval track racing may only be done on a MTB, no cyclocross or road bikes are allowed.

Distances and time duration might vary slightly depending on road availability and safety!

Event 1
ROAD RACES
Monday 25 June 2018
Start and Finish at Higate Ostrich Show Farm
GPS: South 33° 39′ 28” East 22° 8′ 9”.

 

CATEGORY DISTANCE START TIME
Junior Men 107 3 laps of 36.6 Km 09:00
U/17 Boys, & Junior Ladies 70.4 2 laps of 36.6 Km 09:05
U/15 Boys, U/17 Girls 33.7 1 lap of 33.7 Km 09:10
U/13 Boys & U/15 Girls 14.6 1 Lap of 14.6 Km 09:15
U/ 11 Boys & Girls, U/13Girls 14.6 1 lap of 14.6 Km 10:30

 

Event 2
Team TT
Monday 25 June 2018

 

CATEGORY DISTANCE START TIME
Junior Men and Ladies 20.1 km From 14h00
U17 20.1 km
U15 14.6 km
U11/U13 9 km

 

Event 3
CRITERIUM HEATS
Tuesday26 June 2018
VGK Church, Bontebok Laan

 

CATEGORY DISTANCE START TIME
U 15 Boys 10 Min +1 Lap 09:00
U 17 Boys 10 Min +1 Lap 09:20
Junior Men 15 Min +1 Lap 09:45

 

Event 4
CRITERIUM FINALS
VGK Church, BontebokLaan

 

CATEGORY DISTANCE START TIME
U11/U13 Boys 10 Min +1 Lap 10:30
U11/U13 Girls 10 Min +1 Lap 10:50
U 15 Boys 15 Min +1 Lap 11:15
U 15 Girls 15 Min +1 Lap 11:40
U 17 Boys 20 Min +1 Lap 12:10
U17 Girls 15 Min +1 Lap 12:40
Junior Women 15 Min +1 Lap 13:05
Junior Men 30 Min +1 Lap 13:25

 

Event 5

MTB XCO

 

CATEGORY DISTANCE START TIME
Junior Men 09:00
Junior Women 09:05
Youth Boys 10:25
Sub Junior Boys 10:30
Youth girls 11:45
Sub Junior Girls 11:50
Nipper & Sprog Boys 13:10
Nipper & Sprog Girls 13:15

 

Event 6

Oval track circuit

Short bunch race

 

CATEGORY DISTANCE START TIME
Junior Men 1500m 14:30
Junior Ladies 1500m
U/17 Girls 1500m
U/17 Boys 1500m
U/15 Girls 1000m
U/15 Boys 1000m
U/13 Boys 500m
U/11Boys,U/11 Girls 500m

 

Event 7

Oval track circuit

Scratch

Thursday 28 June 2018

Oval Track

 

CATEGORY DISTANCE START TIME
Junior Men 10 Km Scratch race 09:00
U/17Boys,Junior Ladies 10 Km Scratch race
U/15 Boys, U/17 Girls 5 Km Scratch race
U/13Boys,U/15 Girls 2 Km Scratch race
U/11BoysU/13 Girls 1 Km Scratch race
U/11 Girls 1 Km Scratch race

 

Event 8

Elimination Race

Oval Track

 

CATEGORY DISTANCE START TIME
U/15 Boys Elimination 10:30
U/15 Girls Elimination
U/17 Boys Elimination
U/17 Girls Elimination
Junior Ladies Elimination
Junior Men Elimination

Youth Festival 2018 14.3 Km

 

Youth Festival 2018 33.6 Km

 

Youth Festival 2018 70 Km

 

Youth Festival 2018 107 Km

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