British BMX Series Round 2
On arrival, please follow the 'BMX Event' car parking signs. The National Cycling Centre (NCC) has 2 main car parks for events and an agreement with the local Asda Supermarket and Sport City for further parking. Due to the recent completion of the Velopark Bridge, parking in the Asda car park is convenient for accessing the NCC.
Registration and Sign on Times
Registration for this event is via British Cycling’s online registration system. There is no paper entry format, so for those not taking advantage of the online system, entry on Friday evening and Saturday morning will still be available. All riders, even those that have pre-registered must sign on and make the registration staff aware of your arrival. Any riders not signing on will be deleted from the start list.
Registration will be available in the main reception area of the NCC on
- Friday the 17 February 6pm until 8p
- Saturday the 18 February 10am until 1pm
Cash or cheques made payable to British Cycling are acceptable. You will pick up your event wristband at registration/sign on
- Link to Pre Entry: www.britishcycling.org.uk/bmx
- Pre entry Dates: 30January until 8pm on 14 February 2012
- Deadline for withdrawal: 11am on 10 February email: email@example.com
- Male and Female up to 16: £15.00 (20” & 24”)
- Male and Female 17+ /Junior: £20.00 (20” & 24”)
- Elite Men: £25.00
- Saturday Evening SX Open: £25.00 (riders must be born in 1995 or before)
On the day entry:
- Male and Female up to 16: £17.00 (20” & 24”)
- Male and Female 17+/Junior: £22.00 (20” & 24”)
- Elite Men: £27.00
- Saturday Evening SX Open: £27.00 (riders must be born in 1995 or before)
The youngest category for riders using clipless pedals is13 years or above.
All competing riders must have a valid Silver or Gold membership and a 2012 British Cycling licence. No 2012 licence = No race
Non UK riders must have a valid 2012 UCI affiliated licence. No 2012 licence = No race
BC BMX Racing Regulations apply to all events over the weekend.
The Race Format will be as per National Series Regulations. Where there are run offs to decide tied results after Moto 3 they will be run immediately after the Motos.
Elite Men & SX Supercross Men will race from the 8m hill and use all Pro sections
SX Supercross Women will use the 8m hill and use all Challenge sections
Junior Men will race from the 5m hill and use the 2nd and 3rd straight pro sections
All other categories will race from the 5m hill and only use the Challenge sections.
a) The required background colour must be clearly visible around and in-between all numbers used. The background colour must not be cut down to follow the contours of a number, but may be cut to follow the design of the number plate or to form one straight line defining the edge of the background.
b) All riders must compete using their final standing from the 2011 British BMX Series. Exceptions are:
2011 British Champions - 01
2011 World finalists - Prefix W
2011 European finalists - Prefix E
Any rider not competing in the 2011 series - Last 3 digits of your BC membership number
Non UK riders - Bring your own plate and we will advise you if the number needs to change
Male 20” - Yellow background – Black numbers
Female 20” - Blue background – White numbers
Cruiser 24” - Red background – White numbers
Elite Men - White background – Black numbers
Junior Men & Championship women - Black plate – White numbers
SX Open - Any colour
A rider’s best 7 results from 11 rounds will count for points. Rounds 1-2 will form stage 2 of the qualification races for the World Championships in accordance with the qualification procedure already published.
Position Moto x 3 B Final A Final
1st 4 15 42
2nd 3.5 12 37
3rd 3 10 33
4th 2.5 8 29
5th 2 6 26
6th 1.5 5 24
7th 1 4 22
8th 0.5 3 20
Male Female Cruiser
6 & under 6 & under 9-12, 13-14
7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16 7-8 15-16, 17-29
17-24, 25-29, 9-10 30-34
Master (30+) 11-12 35-39
Veteran (40+ 13-14 40-44
Junior 15-16 45+
Elite Championship (17+) 17-29 Female
SX Open (Saturday 17 years + race) SX Open (Saturday 17 years + race) 30+ Female
Prize Money & Awards
Awards will be given to the top 3 in the following categories. Awards will be presented after each final.
6 & Under Boys 6 & Under Girls
7 Boys / 8 Boys 7-8 Girls
9 Boys / 10 Boys 9-10 Girls
11 Boys / 12 Boys 11-12 Girls
Prize Money: Due to online entry, prize money may have to be paid after the event by British Cycling.
Place Elite Men
Championship Women Junior Men Open (Women)
£500 minimum Open (Men)
1st £275.00 £85.00 £75.00 £250 £500
2nd £200.00 £65.00 £50.00 £150 £300
3rd £150.00 £50.00 £25.00 £100 £200
4th £100.00 £40.00 N/A N/A N/A
5th £85.00 £35.00 N/A N/A N/A
6th £75.00 £30.00 N/A N/A N/A
7th £65.00 £25.00 N/A N/A N/A
8th £50.00 £20.00 N/A N/A N/A
Schedule – Friday
Registration/Rider Check in from 6pm until 8pm in the reception area SX & Junior Men Training
This session is controlled by British Cycling Coaches. To access this session, riders must be pre registered in the SX Open or Junior Men.
SX Women Practice - 3pm until 4pm
SX Open Men - 4pm until 5.30pm
Junior Men (no access to the 8m hill) - 5.30pm until 6pm
This session is controlled by the National Cycling Centre and will cost all participants £5.00. All participants must be valid British Cycling or international licence holders.
12 and under - 6pm until 6.45pm
13 and over - 6.45pm until 7.30pm
Open to all - 7.30pm until 9pm
Schedule - Saturday
Registration / Rider Check in from 10am until 1pm in the reception area
A copy of the pre registered riders will be posted in reception – ALL riders must check the list AND report to the check in desk. Any deletions or corrections to the list must be reported to registration
Riders not Pre-registered must register and pay the On the Day race fees at the Registration desk
At the close of Registration, any rider not having checked in will be removed from the rider list
As soon as possible after registration closes a final pre-race list will be published of all riders by class on the display boards. It is the rider’s responsibility to check their entry and report any errors to Race Administration no later than 30 minutes before the start of racing. No changes will be accepted after that time and any incorrect entries may be disqualified.
Saturday Practice (wristbands are required from 10.50am onwards) Group 1 - (Male 6-10, Female 6-10) - 10am until 10.45am
Group 2 - (Male 11-15, Female 11-16) - 10.50am until 11.35am
Group 3 - (Male 16, 17-24 to Veteran, Champs Female) - 11.40am until 12.25pm
Group 4 - Junior Men - 12.30pm until 1pm
Group 5 - (All Cruisers) - 1.05pm until 1.50pm
Saturday Cruiser Racing
Motos - 2:10pm until 3.40pm
Quarter Finals - 3.50pm until 4.10pm
Semi Finals - 4.20pm until 4.50pm
Finals - 5pm until 5.30pm
Saturday Supercross Schedule
Group 6 - SX Open Women Warm Up - 5.50pm until 6.15pm
Group 7 - SX Open & Elite Men Warm Up - 6.15pm until 6.45pm
Moto 1 - 7pm
Moto 2 - 7.20pm
Moto 3 - 7.40pm
Knock out Stage (Any ¼ & ½ finals) - 8pm
Finals - 8.30pm
Finish - 8.45pm (building cleared by 9.15pm)
Sunday Warm Up
Warm up with gates
Male 14 and under, Female 16 and under - 8am until 8.35am
Male 15 and over, Female 17 and over - 8.40am until 9.15am
Motos - 9.30am
Quarter Finals * - 1.45pm until 2.30pm
Semi Finals * - 2.45pm until 3.30pm
Finals * - 3.45pm
Target completion - 5.00pm
- Times may vary – please listen to announcements from the Commentators.
Schedules: especially on Sunday racing will be run with minimum delay - it is the rider’s responsibility to listen to commentary for the start of the next round of racing
Outside these specified Practice and Race times the track will be closed. Marshals and First Aid will not be available outside of these times. Riders/Parents/Team Managers take full responsibility for any incidents that may occur.
Spectator tickets can be purchased upon arrival. A weekend ticket costs:
•Children and Adults with a licensed rider - £5.00 (2 day pass) •Children (0-3 years) with a licensed rider - Free (2 day pass) •Saturday or Sunday spectator pass - £5.00 •Two day spectator pass - £10.00 •Please wear your wristband at all times. No wristband = No access
Please direct all event media enquiries to - firstname.lastname@example.org
Event media enquiries between the 10 and the 17 February - email@example.com
Please direct all British Cycling related media enquiries to - firstname.lastname@example.org
Catering is situated on the south side of the building and will be open for meals and snacks. There will be vending machines all around the building and a small catering unit will be set up close to the spectator stands.
A trade area will be situated within the concourse area downstairs. There will be no vehicle access to the concourse. Set up will be Saturday and Sunday morning only. Any retailer wishing to book or enquire about trade space should contact: email@example.com or Tel: 0161 274 2022 before 10 Friday February.
Team Area - Inside
There are limited indoor team/club areas which are priced at £150 per 3m x 3m area. The area is only 6m deep, so the maximum space is 6m wide by 3m deep. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org by February the 5th with the following details: Team Name, Space Required, Contact Name & Vehicle Registration
Team & Club Parking
All teams, clubs and traders will have 1 car parking pass, which will allow 1 vehicle to park next to the BMX Centre. Each team and club not purchasing space indoors can also obtain 2 passes to allow access inside the BMX Arena to assist your riders. These can be collected when purchasing spectator tickets. Email: email@example.com by 5 February with the following details: Team Name, Contact Name & Vehicle Registration
- There is no on site camping.
- The National Cycling Centre Postcode is M11 4DQ.
- There are several Hotels within a 1.5 miles radius.
- Search for Sport City Hotels, as the NCC is directly opposite Manchester City Football Stadium.
- The NCC is 2 miles from Picadilly, Manchester’s main line station.
- 1 mile from Ashbury’s, the closest railway station to the NCC
- The NCC is 2.5 - 3 miles from central Manchester, including well known destinations such as:
- Afflecks Palace, The Manchester Wheel at Exchange Square, The Northern Quarter, Printworks
- The NCC is 9 miles from the Trafford Centre, 5 miles from Manchester United Football Stadium and 6 miles from The Lowry.
- Within the Sport City complex, there is an Asda Supermarket stocking everything you may need.