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Vantage Criterium National Championships
Fast paced cycling action taking place 17 November 2019.
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Vantage Criterium National Championships

Olympians and World Championship medalists will hit the streets of Christchurch this November in the Vantage Criterium National Championships. This one-day cycling event follows a 1km street circuit over multiple laps and is free for spectators to enjoy.

The Criterium is a small circuit, multi-lap race, which will be held on a newly proposed central city circuit in the Christchurch city centre.

Given the tight and technical nature of the circuit and the close proximity of the crowds, racing will be fast, furious, and very exciting.

This is one of the many events taking place during NZ Cup and Show week, so be sure to be part of the action. Whether your racing or watching - there is something for everyone!

 

Event Details

Date
Sun 17 - 17 Nov 2019
Time
02:00PM - 07:00PM
Venue
Cambridge Terrace by Remembrance Park/Bridge of Remembrance
Website
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Race categories

A Grade Men and Women

A National Championship grade with both a mens and womens race. This is open to riders U19 (minimum age is 17 as at 31 December 2020) and over who demonstrate ‘elite’ level ability in bike racing.

  • The event attracts members of the New Zealand national teams and riders who ride in international level events.
  • It is anticipated that you have a high level of skill and fitness and regularly take part in competitive cycling racing events (Participants are required to hold a current Cycling New Zealand annual licence). 
  • Winners will receive National Championship jerseys.

U17 Boys and Girls

A National Championship grade with both a boys and girls race. This is open to riders in the U17 Grade (minimum age is 15 and maximum age is 16 as at 31 December 2020) who demonstrate a strong ability in bike racing. 

  • It is anticipated that you have a high level of skill for your age and regularly take part in competitive cycling racing events.
  • Participants are required to hold a current Cycling New Zealand annual licence.

B Grade Men and Women

A competitive grade with both a mens and womens race. This is open to riders U19 (minimum age is 17 as at 31 December 2020) and over who demonstrate a high-level ability in bike racing but do not meet the standard for the A Grade event. 

  • It is anticipated that you have a high level of skill and fitness and regularly take part in competitive cycling racing events.
  • Participants are required to hold a current Cycling New Zealand annual licence.

Street Race

A recreational grade with both a mens and womens race. This is open to riders U19 (minimum age is 17 as at 31 December 2020) and over who ride regularly recreationally but do not wish to race at the B Grade level. While still a competitive race with recognition for the winners, it is also aimed at attracting ‘mate against mate’ and for those wishing to experience Criterium racing for the first time in a fun and supportive environment. 

  • It is anticipated that you can demonstrate a level of skill (riding with others and safely navigating sharp turns) and fitness and regularly take part in recreational cycling racing events or bunch rides. 
  • Participants are required to hold a current Cycling New Zealand annual licence or a Cycling New Zealand Special Event licence (can purchase as part of the entry fee).

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