Some may know, but this is a reminder that entries are open for the 2022 Oceania Championships in Brisbane Australia. This is open to both Challenge Class & Championship Class riders.
The event comes with the opportunity for Challenge Class riders to gain the ‘O’ plate ranking and for Championship Class to race for the Oceanic Title and UCI points.
Following this event, there is an AUScycling National Series round at the same track. This is an opportunity to gain more race experience & ride with many more Australian racers within the same weekend. It is recommended that you do both events & support the Mighty11 racing, and stick around to see some of the Australian Festival of Cycling that is on all week.
There are a few thing you need to know for these events, the following detail should cover it all. Check out https://entryboss.cc/races/10167 for flyer.
Oceania Championships – Friday 8th April 2022
AUScycling National Series Round3 – Saturday 9th April 2022
Entry Closes 27th March 2022
Entry link for both events – https://entryboss.cc/calendar/ac
Licences needed to Enter
Challenge Classes – BMXNZ Licence
Championship Classes – CNZ International Licence
You must be vaccinated to enter into Australia, update your CVC online to an international version
The you must show a negative test to get on a plane. There are various option for this but they are all supervised & you must pay this this to happen to get the right documentation. See the COVID site for more information on travel requirements.
BMXNZ recommend you have both travel and race insurance, when travelling to race. Please make sure you are covered, as issue overseas are far more costly than here in New Zealand.
Championship Riders Jerseys
Under the standard regulation ALL Championship Class rider must wear the jersey of the national federation. This is under query at the moment & should this regulation get an exception, we will advise the sport.
Also please note that NO riders from NZ can ride number on your jerseys. Please see the UCI regulations regarding the #7 UCI International Elite Number System. 6.1.094
Be aware that Australia is in school holiday period, so accommodation is tight. It would be prudent to book quickly if you intend to travel.