2014/15 BMX Season – Important Information

2014/15 BMX Season – Important Information

As we are coming closer to the new season there are a few changes, reminders and deadlines for you to be aware of.

Nominated Qualifying Meetings  –  NQMs

If you are aiming to ride at the BMX New Zealand National Championships in April, you will need to compete at 4 NQM meetings in 20’ or cruiser.  If you wish to ride in two classes at the National Championships, 20” and cruiser; you will need to complete 4 NQMs on each bike type.  NQM meetings are marked on the BMX NZ Calendar so plan ahead to be ready for Nationals 2015.

National Championships and the National Series

Due to changes to the National Championship format covered at the AGM, the seeding for the 2015 National Championships will be based on the rider’s position in the BMX NZ National Series after 9 rounds.  Riders can view details of the National Series by clicking the link below.

Link: BMX NZ National Series

2015 BMX New Zealand National Championship Format

At the 2014 AGM clubs and regions agreed to a proposed amendment to the National Championship format.  The new format will be as follows:-

Prize giving

– There will be no separate off site prize giving held.  All presentations will be held either at the opening ceremony or following racing on the respective days the classes are competing.

Friday

– Practice on Friday; there will be a single practice for rider groups in the morning

– The Mighty 11 trialists will have their selection runs between these practices

– The Opening Ceremony will be held midday and will include a presentation of major awards

– Racing for Cruiser classes will be held in the afternoon followed by a trackside prize giving

Saturday

– Racing for Challenge classes UCI 5 and under to UCI 10 on 20”

– Prize giving for these classes will be held trackside at the conclusion of racing

Sunday

– Racing for Challenge classes UCI 11 and over on 20”

– Prize giving for these classes will be held trackside at the conclusion of racing

UCI Elite / Superclass

            – These will be scheduled over the weekend of racing

Dalliston Corporate Team Trophy

A brief reminder to all team managers that entry to the Dalliston Series closes on 12 September 2014.  Please return your team details to admin@bmxnz.co.nz  by 5 pm on this day.  Details, rules and team entry form can be found by clicking the link below:-

Link:-   Dalliston Series Entry
Dalliston Rules

Licences 2014

Rider licensing is now open for challenge licences for the remainder of 2014, September to December

– please contact your club licensing representative to get your licence and start collecting NQM meets and your National Series points before Christmas.

Sprocket and Club licences are also available at the standard price.

Mighty 11 and Senior Test Team Trials

These are held at the Pre Norths, Sunset Coast BMX track, Puni on Sunday 28 September.  Entries close for selection Friday 5 September 2014.  Please click the link below for the entry form and flyer:-

Link here;  Mighty 11 and Test Team Selection
Looking forward to a great season of racing!

Norm McCann
Executive Officer
BMX New Zealand Inc

bmxnz

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