The 2016 track champs will be upon us soon so it’s time to start planning for this event! This will mark the end of the Sunday development program so is a good chance to put new skills into practise. If you haven’t raced in the Otago Champs before have a chat to your coach or a senior club member and come along!

Tuesday 15th December, 2015. 6.30pm start

Track opens 5.45pm for warm up

Time trials

–       500m – U11, U13, U15, U17, U19, M3, M2, M1 women, Senior Women

–       750m – M1 men

–       1000m – Senior men

Scratch race

–       U11 1000m, U13 1500, U15 2000m, U17 5km, U19, Seniors, Masters 8km

Thursday 17th December, 2015. 6.30pm start

Track opens 5.45pm for warm up

Derby – 3 laps – U11, U13, U15

Individual Pursuit

–       2000m – U17, U19 women, M1 women, M2, M3

–       3000m – U19 men, senior women, M1 men

–       4000m – Senior men

Sunday 20th December, 2015. 2pm start

Track opens 1.15.00pm for warm up

Points Races – U11 1500m, U13 2000m, U15 2000m, U17 5km, U19, Senior, Masters 10km


–       Senior and masters grades

Non championship handicap racing for juniors


Entries: all entries to Neil Derbyshire ( Entries close 6pm Sunday 13th December. Please provide licence number, age category as at 2016 licence

Cost: $10 for the championship and all events payable on the day

Rain Date: Tuesday 22nd December, 6.30 start.

Age groups: The age group is determined by the age on the 31st of December 2016, if you are confused include your date of birth with your entry and ask your coach. For the masters grades we will run M1 (35-44), M2 (45-54) and M3 (55+).

Gear limits: All riders must ride under the Cycling New Zealand gear limits for junior riders. Remember these are limits and many riders will ride well under the limit because of the conditions at Seddon Park. Talk to your coach if you are unsure. The limits are:

  • U15 (including U13 and U11) = 6m
  • U17 = 7m
  • U19 = 7.93m

Licensing: all rider must have a valid 2016 Cycling NZ licence (or receipt as proof of purchase) and affiliation to Cycling Otago, to be eligible for championship racing. No licence, no race. Please note that 2016 licenses are available from the 1st of December from