Winter Series

The 2017-2018 Series is open to all riders – a British Cycling Licence is not required. The events are British Cycling Regional “C” ranking status for qualifying age categories.

A riders “Race age” for this series is based on 2018.  E.g. Rider born 2008 will register in the 10 year class.

For this series the race format returns to the normal 3 motos and follows normal BMX East Region rules.

In addition the regions coaches will be running a bike skills competition – 2 age groups of 12 and under and 13+ with a different skill competition at each round – more details to follow.

Race fees 

On Line via the British Cycling Event system is only £12.50 inc. admin fee

On the day the fee per class is £20.

Parking is FREE

Schedule – On Day Registration 10-11.00 _ Racing from 12.00

Awards, Standings and Qualification

All rounds count towards Series Standing points

Series Trophies will be awarded to riders who compete in 4 or more rounds.

Series points are awarded for motos and A, B, C, etc. Finals and bonus points are awarded for qualifying quarter and semi-finals and a smaller bonus based on the number of riders in the class.

The Combined 17+ is payback with top three riders taking awards. The prize fund is split 50% to 1st, 30% to 2nd and 20% to 3rd.

Race Classes

Male

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

Riders in the 16 year category can apply to ride up into the 17+.  Any applications must be made in writing (email) to the Committee /Regional Coach.

On race day the classes will be merged as follows:

Combined mixed class 8 & Under Male and Female,       Male – 9-10, 11-12, 13-14, 15-16, 17+

Female

8 and Under, 9-10, 11-12, 13-15, 16+

On race day the classes will be merged as follows:

Combined mixed class 8 & Under Male and Female,       Female – 9-12, 13-15, 16+

Female riders can elect to ride in a male class of the same age or 1 class younger for the series by application in writing (email) to the Committee /Regional Coach.

Cruiser – mixed category

16 and Under, 17+

Younger cruisers can apply to ride up into the 17+.  Any applications must be made in writing (email) to the Committee /Regional Coach.

Class merging may also apply to other classes on the day – Race Administrations decision based on number of riders entered..

NOTE:

All Pre-Registered 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.

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 riders 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.

ALWAYS CHECK IF THE WEATHER IS BAD