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technical regulations

Timed Stage Challenge

  • Riders have between 830am to 3pm, Saturday 19th November 2022 and 9am to 230pm Sunday 20th November 2022 to compete

  • Athlete categories are Junior (11-18 years), Open (19-29 years), Veteran (30-39 years), Master (40 years+) and Elites (19 years+)

  • Riders must set a time on all 7 stages to qualify for a result

  • A rider's best time from each stage will be combined to form the result

  • Riders can only use one frame and fork setup during competition

  • Each bike will have an official decal placed on the frame and fork leg prior to race runs.

  • Riders without the official decals will not be permitted on any race course during competition

  • All bikes must have front suspension and two working brakes

  • Wheelsets / tyres can be changed in the pit area

  • Repairs and maintenance can be performed by mechanics/riders in the designated pit area.

  • Suspension repair can only be performed in the pit area

  • Riders can perform basic repairs off the racing line outside of the race tape, but with no outside assistance

  • There is no limit to the amount of runs a rider can do within the allocated time slot; however a rider must post a minimum of one time on each course to qualify for a result

  •  Full face helmets and knee protection are mandatory for ALL competitors

  • Gloves, Knee protection and covered elbows are mandatory for riders under the age of 17

  • Passing is allowed and will be explained along with other specific race regulations at the rider briefing

  • Reruns or disputes can only be resolved by the Race Director and Chief Commissaire. Their decision is final

  • All riders must attend the rider briefing

 

 

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  • Riders have between 8pm to 9pm on Saturday 19th November, 2022 to compete

  • Athlete categories are all ages male/female

  • Only registered Block Party Athletes can compete

  • Riders will session the course in a jam format

  • Prize winners are determined by crowd based judging

athlete registration

  • Athlete registration will be on Saturday 19th November between 7am and 10am

  • The registration booth will be in the event precinct at Greenvalleys Mountain Bike Park

  • Athletes will be issued a race plate, event wristbands and timing chip to compete

  • All athletes will be required to have a race plate, timing chip and event wristband to compete

  • There are no "on the day" registrations

Timing chip process

  • A Mobii Systems active tag, active tag wrist holder and race plate will be allocated at registration

  • Lost or not returned Mobii Systems active tags will incur a $120 fee

  • Mobii Systems active tags and active wrist holder are to be returned at the completion of the event

camping entry process

  • Camping entry will be available from Friday 18th November, 2022 from 3pm

  • All campers will need to be departed by Monday 21st November 2022 at 11am

  • Campers will be met by event traffic control staff for directions

  • There are no "on the day" camping registrations

drop off zone

  • Athlete drop off will be available on Saturday 19th November, 2022 and Sunday 20th November 2022, between 630am and 10am

  • Drop off vehicles will be met by event traffic control staff who will direct vehicles in and out of the designated drop off zone

  • There are no "on the day" athlete/camping registrations

prizes

Timed Challenge

Podiums 1st - 5th

Custom Block Party medals

Equipment and swag

KING AND QUEEN

10 unique trophies for Male/Female

Airbag Under Lights

Best Trick

Best Steeze

Best Dressed

MVP

Points will be allocated across 7 stages for place getters ie; 1st place=1 point, 2nd place=2 points, 3rd place=3 points. Those with the lowest accumulated points across the 7 stages in their respective categories, male and female, will win the GV Block Party 2022 King or Queen Trophy

ALL RULES ARE UP TO THE DISCRETION OF THE RACE DIRECTOR AND/OR COMMISSAIRE THEIR DECISION WILL BE FINAL

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