Summer Series.

BC Regional B Category Ranking Events

To compete in their Region’s Summer Race Series a valid BC Silver or Gold membership is required.

Ask your club secretary for details or click here for the BC Site.

Due to popular demand there will be Novice racing at Regional’s in 2019 – if you have not ridden at regional level before this is an ideal stepping stone between club racing and the full regional series. Please note- novice races do not count towards qualification for the British Championships – ask your club for details.

Only Riders who are in the top 16 national standings from the previous year may request to ride up a class and this must be done by completing an application form available from the Regional Chair.

Summer Series 2019 Race Fees –

Online via the British Cycling web site;

All expert classes  – £15 per Class (Includes £1 admin fee)

Novice Classes – £10

On Line registrations can only be transferred to another round if notified to the Series Administrator before close of registration on the day.

On The Day;

All expert classes – £25 per Class

Novice Classes – £10

2nd Bike discount – For riders who have registered in their main class the region offers the option of registering on a 2nd bike for only £10.00. The main class can be registered on Line or on the day for this offer to be available.

If you register both bikes On Line there will be no refund given on the day.

Parking £3-00

Summer Series Time Schedule

On Line Registration closes 11.30pm on the Friday before the event.

On the Day;

10.00 a.m. – 11.00 a.m
Registration and Rider Check In – All Pre-Registered riders must sign against their name on the Rider List before close of registration. Riders who have not signed in will be removed from the event – no refunds will be given.

10.00 a.m. – 11.30 p.m.

Practice in two groups based on Race Class is planned for most events – subject to weather conditions

  • 10.10 to 10.30 – 12 & Under open practice
  • 10.30 to .10.50 13 & over open practice
  • 10.50 to 11.10         12 & Under gate practice
  • 11.10 to 11.30  13 & over gate practice
  • 11.10 to 11.30        Pre sheets posted
  • 11.30       Moto sheets posted
  • 12.00         Racing starts

Race Classes

Novice

Male and Female combined

7 and Under,  8-10 yrs,  11-13 yrs,  14+ yrs

Male

6 under, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17 -29, Superclass (17+), Masters (30+), Veteran (40+)

At most rounds some classes will be merged (11-12, 13-14, 15-16) after registration to provide bigger classes and more competitive racing. This may also apply to other classes on the day.

Superclass is a payback class for any rider 17 yrs and over or 15 / 16yrs by application to the Regional Committee

Female

6 and Under, 7-8,  9-10, 11-12, 13-14, 15-16, 17+

Classes may be merged on the day.

Girls may elect to ride their own class or the equivalent age Male Class – No riding down a class.

Cruiser 

9-12, 13-14, 15-16, 17-29,  30-39, 40-44, 45+, Ladies 17-29 and 30+

At most rounds classes 13-14 upwards will be merged after registration to provide bigger classes and more competitive racing. This may also apply to other classes on the day.

Awards, Standings and Qualification

To qualify for the British Championships, riders must compete in at least 5 rounds in their main class and if they ride a second class they must compete in at least 3 rounds in that class – all events must be part of the East Region Series.

Dispensation for the British Championships is detailed in the BMX regulations on the British Cycling website – it is a riders responsibility to comply with these regulations.

A riders Series Standing is based on their best 7 results.

New for 2019 Series – Riders qualified for a series award (by having competed in the required number of rounds) will be ranked higher than riders who may still qualify for a series award who in turn will be ranked higher than riders who can’t qualify for the series award.

Series Trophies will be awarded to riders who compete in 6 or more rounds in the same class.

Superclass is payback with top three riders taking awards. The prize fund is a minimum of £100 paid out as 50% to 1st, 30% to 2nd and 20% to 3rd. The fund will increase with 11 or more riders.

NOTE:

All Pre-Registered must sign against their name on the Rider List before close of registration. Riders who have not signed in or notified the Series Administrator will be removed from the event and no refunds will be given.

Check the moto sheets carefully – errors must be reported to Administration no later than 11.30 p.m.

Except for the 6&Under Male / Female Classes no parents are allowed in the pens or on the start hill.

Only First Aid and Race Officials are allowed within the track area. Parents / Guardians of riders may be invited onto the track to assist fallen riders at the discretion of the officials.

Please remember – it is rider’s responsibility to be ready for their race! Make sure you are the back of the Start Hill in time for you race to be called.

The Regional Committee may introduce supplementary regulations at any time during the Series if it is felt beneficial to the sport.

On all racing rules, incidents or disputes, the Chief Referee’s decision is final.