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You are registering for the following event:

Event Name: DH Race - Rnd 2 – The Lea
Event Location: Lea Scout Centre, Gilwell Drive, Kingston
Event Date(s): 7/09/2019 - 8/09/2019
Online registration for club member opens on:   18/08/2019 at 7:00 AM (TAS time)
Online registration for public opens on:   18/08/2019 at 7:00 AM (TAS time)
Online registration closes on:   4/09/2019 at 9:00 PM (TAS time)
Registration Fees:   From $0.00 to $80.00

Event Contact Details

Event Organiser: Hobart Wheelers/Dirt Devils Inc
Contact Name: Sam Todd
Contact Phone Number: 0419 103 225
Contact Email: samvermey@gmail.com
Event Website: www.dirtdevilsmtb.com

Instructions

EVENT


Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th September 2019

Day 1 – Ride Day

11.00am – Registration Opens

12.00 noon – Practice – Shuttles Start

4.00pm – Shuttles Finish / Track Closed

BBQ available from 11.30am

Day 2 – Race Day

8.30am – Registration Opens

9.00am – Track Briefing

9.30am – Track Opens / Shuttles Start

12pm – Lunch (track closed)

12.30pm – Race Briefing

1pm – 2.30pm – Seeding

3pm – 4.30pm – Racing

5pm – Presentations

BBQ / drinks / snacks available for purchase for riders
ENTRY FEE
Important: To participate a current MTBA membership/licence is required. This can be either a full
Race / Recreational Membership, a Free Trial Membership (available online via the below link) or Day
Recreation Permit (available at the time of online registration).
All riders must display a registered club number plate on the day to participate.
MTBA member and licence Information, https://www.mtba.org.au/membership/membership-types/
An annual MTBA licence is highly recommended if you are intending on entering multiple events / races
throughout the year.
Member Ages
Senior 19+ years
Junior 13-18 years
Dirt master 3-12 years
A “Free Trial” membership is also available if you have not held an MTBA membership in the last 3 years
(Note: the insurance with this membership is at a lower limit than that provided by a financial membership).

RIDE DAY RECREATION PERMIT
This licence is available to non-members and provides public liability & personal accident cover for the day.
It is available to purchase when you enter online via the Event Registration Link.
Senior rec. permit $10 per event
Junior rec. permit $7 per event
With all these options available, there’s no excuse not to come along!

SAFETY REQUIREMENTS
As per the MTBA Mountain Bike Technical Regulations: Club-Level Events (2018)
https://www.mtba.org.au/wp-content/uploads/Mountain-Bike-Tecnical-Regulations-CLUB-REGIONAL-
LEVEL-EVENTS-V2.0-PUBLISHED-24-MAY-2018.pdf
Mandatory:
 full-face helmets with a fixed non-detachable mouth-piece. The helmet must be fitted with a visor.
Helmets with detachable mouth-pieces are not permitted. Open-face helmets may not be worn.
 a jersey or shirt covering the elbows must be worn as a minimum
 knees must be covered by full-length trousers and/or self-fastening knee or knee/shin guards
expressly designed for off-road cycling.
Recommended:
 neck brace expressly designed for off-road cycling
 back and shoulder protection expressly designed for the purpose
 full-finger gloves
 elbow protectors and/or long sleeve jersey to the wrist
 goggles expressly designed for the purpose.
In Under 13, Under 15 and Under 17 categories, the following equipment is mandatory at all
times while on track:
 Full-finger gloves must be worn.
 Full length jersey – jersey must cover elbows at all times.
 Knee pads and elbow pads must be worn.
GEAR WILL BE CHECKED. NON- COMPLIANCE = NO RIDE.

St John Ambulance will be in attendance.

BICYCLE REQUIREMENTS
As per the MTBA Mountain Bike Technical Regulations: Club-Level Events (2018):
 All bikes must be presented upon registration and riders will not be given a start plate until their bike
fulfils the requirements as stated
below;
- all bikes must have two working brakes, one front and one rear;
- all bikes must be fitted with handlebar plugs;
- all bikes must have a maximum wheel diameter size of 29 inches;
- all bikes are subject to random inspection throughout the course of an event and those bikes not
meeting the above requirements will be forfeited from immediate event participation and not allowed
back into the event until deemed satisfactory by an event official.
Mechanical support will be provided (subject to availability).

CANCELLATION POLICY
Event changes including venue, date and/or time of events at the organisers discretion. An event may be
cancelled due to extreme weather and/or fire danger; a refund will be provided where possible and the event
rescheduled if practical.
Event contact: Sam Todd ph: 0419 103 225 / Email: samvermey@gmail.com
Further Information: www.dirtdevilsmtb.com

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