Save the date! The Offroad Commission would like to invite everyone involved in XC youth racing (parents, development officers and club members) to an open discussion on the future of Youth XC racing.
It will be hosted by Epic MTB in conjunction with the Offroad Commission’s Development Squad on the 22nd of June (day before the last XC NPS). Exact time and venue to be confirmed but please save the date and we’re hoping to see you all there!
Just a quick reminder that the online registration closes tomorrow (Friday) at 6:00 p.m. It costs nothing to register online (you can pay on the day if you wish to) and you can do it HERE
More information about the course and the venue is available on MAD’s website - www.madmtb.com
For the league tables see~: https://www.dropbox.com/s/
See you all on Sunday!
Become a BMX Commissaire!
Cycling Ireland & BMX Ireland are running a BMX Commissaires course on the 11th and 12th of May 2013 at NO COST to the participants. This course is open to all although you must be a CI Member but the introduction level membership will suffice.
The tutor will be Mr Phil Townsend a British Cycling BMX Commisaire and a member of their BMX commission..
The course will be based on Cycling Ireland’s BMX Technical Regulations which can be found on the Cycling Ireland website. It will be a two day course based at Cherry Orchard BMX track
The course covers 5 areas:
1) Vulnerable Person Protection
3) Administration and Preparation
4) Technical (two parts – Bike / Rider and Track)
It is anticipated that items 1) and 2) be covered on line and as such the course will concentrate on items 3), 4) and 5) on the Saturday with Sunday morning devoted to a Question and Answer session and some practical sessions with the examination in the afternoon.
Saturday 11th May, registration 10:30 for a start time of 11:00, there will be one hour lunch break and the day will terminate at 17:00.
Sunday 12th May will run from 09:30 concluding around 16:00 with a one hour lunch break.
All costs associated with the course will be covered by Cycling Ireland although persons having to stay overnight will be responsible for their own accommodation.
Ms Alison Murphy (allie_jane [at] hotmail [dot] com telephone no. 0879091278) a member of BMX Ireland has kindly agreed to act as course coordinator and those interested in the course should contact her direct.
You can see some info on BMX Commisaires on the British Cycling web site HERE.
Don’t miss this opportunity!
The 2nd Round of XC NPS 2013 will be hosted by Killarney Cycling Club on the 27th and 28th of April in Fossa, Co. Kerry. For further info please visit Killarney CC website (link below the video).