OCBC Cycle National Mountain Bike Championship 2017 – Cross Country

OCBC Cycle National Mountain Bike Championship 2017 will be held at Chestnut Nature Park this year. Newly opened in Feb 2017, the Chestnut Nature Park will host its first Singapore National Mountain Bike Championship, where the competitors will race through the singletrack, rock descents and switchbacks to be crowned as Singapore
Champions.

 

Date

23 July 2017, Sunday (7:30AM – 4PM)

Venue

Chestnut Nature Park

Getting there

 

By MRT – Alight at Pending LRT. Walk towards Bukit Panjang Hawker Centre, walk past Kim San Leng Coffee Shop. Head towards Blk 276 Bangkit Road, leading to Zhenghua Park. Take the tarmac track leading to Zhenghua underpass to get to Chestnut Nature Park.

By Bus – Take bus 171, 187, 190, 960, 963, 966 or 972 and alight at Block 270, Bukit Panjang Road. From the bus stop, take an approximately 500m walk towards Blk 276 Bangkit Road, leading to Zhenghua Park. Take the tarmac track leading to Zhenghua underpass to get to Chestnut Nature Park.

By Car – Head towards Blk 276 Bangkit Road, park at the HDB carpark, Take the pathway leading to Zhenghua Park and go along the tarmac track leading to Zhenghua underpass to get to Chestnut Nature Park.

Participant Parking

Participant may park near Blk 276 Bangkit Road HDB Carpark

 

Event Partners

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Presenting Sponsor Event Podium Jersey Neutral Support
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Race Course

Approx 3.3 Km per loop

 

XCO race course in PURPLE subject to changes

Course Profile

Single Tracks, rock descents and switchbacks

 

Event Category

23 July 2017 Sunday 

Category LapsDistance
Championship Mens Juniors-A (17-18yrs)4 13.2km
Championship Womens Juniors-A (17-18yrs)4 13.2km
Championship Mens Juniors-B (13-16yrs)4 13.2km
Championship Womens Juniors-B (13-16yrs)4 13.2km
Championship Mens Masters (35-44yrs)4 13.2km
Championship Womens Masters (35-44yrs)3 9.9km
Championship Mens Super Masters (45yrs and above)4 13.2km
Championship Womens Super Masters (45yrs and above)3 9.9km
Championship Mens Elite (19yrs and above)6 19.8km
Championship Womens Elite (19yrs and above) 4 13.2km
Non Championship All Mountain2 6.6km

 

Notes :

  • Age is determined by the present year minus the year of birth of the competitor. Example, 2017 minus 1993 is 24yrs.
  • Any category with less than 5 participants (teams) may be combined with other categories at the organiser’s discretion.
  • Only Singapore Citizens who hold a UCI Licence will be awarded UCI points.
  • All participants in the event MUST hold either a year-long SCF National Race Licence (2a or 2b), a UCI International Race Licence or a Day Licence.
    • All Singaporeans must hold a year-long SCF National Race Licence (2a or 2b) or a UCI International Race Licence.
    • Non-Singaporeans must hold at least a SCF Day Licence.
  • As according to Singapore Cycling Federation’s guideline on National Champion Jersey
    • Only Singaporeans withan annual SCF National Race Licence (2a or 2b) or a UCI International Race Licence is eligible to be crowned as the National Champion.
    • A National Champion jersey will be awarded to the winner in each category, except in the All Mountain Category, in the 2017 OCBC Cycle National Mountain Bike Championship. However, there must be at least three (3) participants in each of the category before the National Champion jersey will be awarded. In a situation where there is only one (1) participant, a medal will be awarded if the cyclist completes the race
  • All participants in the event will requires to hold the requisite insurance coverage as per stated in SCF National Race Licence guidelines
  • All participants are required to obtain SCF Licence (annual/day licence) via SCF website directly.

Event Schedule

22 July 2017, Saturday 

Race kit Collection & Licence Check

Time: 11AM – 1PM

Venue:

NSA Office (Singapore Sports Hub)

3 Stadium Drive #01-33
Singapore 397630

By Car: Take escalator next to carpark B12

By Train: Exit A, walk towards Gate 3

Nearby landmark: H&M

Note:

  • Participants must collect their race kit and have licence checked on Saturday, 22 July 10am to 1pm. There will be NO race kit collection/ Licence check on race day on 23 July.
  • Proof of identity (IC/ Passport) is required during the licence check.
  • 10% refund of race fee (SGD$5) will be given upon presentation and verification of OCBC credit card matching registered name.
  • For participant who wish to appoint a proxy to collect race kit on behalf, both proxy form and participant’s race licence would need to be presented.

23 July 2017, Sunday 

TimeEvent
06:30 AM Race Secretariat Opens
Start of Wave #1
07:30 AMChampionship Mens Juniors-A
Championship Mens Juniors-B
07:31 AM All Mountain
07:32 AMChampionship Womens Juniors-A
Championship Womens Juniors-B
Start of Wave #2
09:00 AMChampionship Mens Elite
09:01 AMChampionship Womens Elite
Start of Wave #3
10:30 AMChampionship Mens Masters
10:31 AMChampionship Mens Super Masters
10:32 AMChampionship Womens Masters
Championship Womens Super Masters
12:00 PM Award Presentation for XCO

 

Note :

  • All participants are required to be at startline 15 mins before the race
  • All Participants are required to sign in at startline on race day
  • The event organiser reserves the rights to change the race schedule

 

Registration

How do I register?

Participant with OCBC Credit Card get a 10% discount for race fees, terms and condition applies.

  • participant name to match OCBC Credit Card name
  • a refund of 5 SGD will be given during licence check/race kit collection, upon presentation and verification of the card

Online Registration

(a) Only online registration is accepted. You can register online NOW.

(b) Payment made online is by way of credit card, bank transfer or by Singapore Dollar cheque only.

Cheque Payment

If you are paying by cheque, make sure you complete the online registration procedure and send a crossed cheque made payable to “Dirtraction Group Pte Ltd” to the following address :-

Dirtraction Group Pte Ltd

VBOX 889895
Singapore 919191


If you are paying by Singapore Dollar bank transfer

Bank transfer should be made to

Dirtraction Group Pte Ltd
DBS Bank
SGD Current Account 057-900011-7
Bank Code : 7171
Branch Code : 057

we will require you send us via email ONE of the following for payment confirmation

  • the scan copy of the banking slip with date/time clearly indicated
  • the transaction number, account number and date/time of transaction

Kindly put in your full name as the ‘Payer Name’, so we can monitor for your transaction.

Do note that all international bank transfer charges to be borne by the Payer.


What is the deadline for registration?

Registration deadline :

OCBC Cycle National Mountain Bike Championship  – 17 July 2017

After the deadline, DirTraction will not be accepting any registration nor entertaining race day registration, unless otherwise notified on this page.

So, please do remember to register early!

Liability waiver

 

 

 

Rules and Regulations

  • OCBC Cycle National MTB Championship 2017 – SCF Overarching Rule
  • Only Singapore Citizens who hold a UCI Licence will be awarded UCI points.
  • As according to Singapore Cycling Federation’s guideline on National Champion Jersey
    • A National Champion jersey will be awarded to the winner in each category, except Youth and Sports, in the OCBC Cycle National Mountain Bike Championship. However, there must be at least three (3) participants in each of the category before the National Champion jersey will be awarded. In a situation where there is only one (1) participant, a medal will be awarded if the cyclist completes the race.
    • Only Singaporean with annual SCF licence is eligible for National Champion.
  • Cross Country (XCO) Rules and Regulations :
    • UCI Rules and Regulation will be followed
    • specific rules exception/highlights : 
      • Number Tag must be attached to the frame at all time. Wheel changing is only allowed at the neutral support area, following UCI regulations on equipment change.
      • Ensure handle bar end plugs are intact
      • Call To Line for Men and Women Elite, based on UCI ranking points.
  • Medallists must adhere to UCI regulations on when attending the prize award ceremony
Participant shall be deemed to have read and understood the rules and regulations upon registering for the race.

If you are physically unwell or unfit , we would advise you not to participate in our events.
If you have any medical conditions that we should be aware of, please write to us and we will inform our race director.

 

Teams and riders are responsible for the cleanliness of the surrounding,  please asked for waste bags from our crew.

Event Results

Results available by category and by distance at Dirtraction’s Timing site