SPUR Eden MTB Schools League Series 2017
Event Description: Cross Country Format, also referred to as XCO. This is the format used at the Olympics, i.e. lap racing. The laps are approximately 4km & 6km long, taking the top guys 13 to 15 min per lap. This is in accordance with the International standards as set by the UCI.
Date of Events:
|3 June||Southern Cape #1||Cairnbrogie Farm (Plettenberg Bay)|
|29 July||Southern Cape #2||Little Brak River (Klipheuwel MTB Park)|
|12 August||Southern Cape #3||Oudtshoorn (Cango MTB Trails)|
|9 Sept||Southern Cape - Final||Knysna (Montessori)|
Event Duration: 6 hours
Cairnbrogie Farm Programme: SPUR-Race -Programme - Cairnbrogie (pdf)
Little Brak River (Klipheuwel MTB Park) Programme: To be confirmed
Oudtshoorn (Cango MTB Trails) Programme: SPUR-Race -Programme - Cango MTB Trails (pdf)
Knysna Montessori Programme: SPUR-Race -Programme - Montessori (pdf)
Race Fee: High School Riders - R100 / Primary School Riders - R80
Please Note: Only online entries accepted - online entry portal for a specific event will close on Wednesday prior to the Saturday of an event.
Link to Series Result: SPUR Eden MTB Schools League Series 2017 - Results (pdf)
Age as on 31 December 2017
- Sub Nipper Boys & Girls (7-8) - DOB 2009-2010
- Nipper Boys & Girls (9-10) - DOB 2007-2008
- Sprog Boys & Girls (11-12) - DOB 2005-2006
- Sub Junior Boys & Girls (13 - primary school) - DOB 2004
- Sub Junior Boys & Girls (14 - high school) - DOB 2003
- Youth Men & Youth Women(15-16) - DOB 2001-2002
- Junior men & women (17-18) - DOB 1999-2000
- Points shall be awarded to the top 25 positions in the following order starting from 1st position: 35, 32, 30, 28, 26, 24, 22, 20, 18, 17, 16, 15, 14, 13, 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2
- Every finisher from position 26 onwards will receive one point.
- For events with less than 50 starters points will be allocated to top 10 positions in the following order starting from 1st position: 15, 12, 10, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2
- Every finisher from position 11 onwards will receive one point.
- Combined points of all six riders of a school team will determine the school positions
- The Eden Primary School Team winners will attend the Western Cape Semi-Finals on 16th September 2017 at Paul Roos Gimnasium (Stellenbosch).
- The Eden Secondary School Team winners will attend the National Final on 7/8th October 2017 at Bekker School (Magalliesburg).
Prizes: For top finishers
Medals: Each cyclist taking part will receive a medal on completion of at least one lap.
Online Entries: Online Entries will be open on 23 May 2017 on www.chaingangevents.co.za (All online entrants will be seeded according to 1st: Last year results 2nd: order of online entry)
Route Distance: 4 - 6 km laps
Contact Details: Juan Botes firstname.lastname@example.org / 071 678 7147
League National Event Calender: SML 2017 Event Calendar (pdf)
Race Rules: The Rules and Regulations for the SPUR Eden MTB Schools League 2017 Series (pdf)
Team Managers Guide: Guidelines for team managers (pdf)