Here are the long awaited XC NPS race dates for 2013:
- 14th April – Mayo
- 28th April – Kerry
- 12th May – Dublin
- 26th May – Antrim
- 9th June – Dublin
- 23rd June – Wicklow
JUNIOR and SENIOR riders must compete in at least 5 out of 6 XC NPS rounds to amass points towards the final League standings, for YOUTH categories you must compete in at least 4 out of 6 XC NPS rounds.
If you DNF (or DNS on your first lap) this is still counted as competing in a round.
The race categories for 2013 remain unchanged (Race Categories Explained). However, compulsory upgrades will be introduced next year for the top performers of 2012.
The list of XC NPS categories for riders in 2013 will be announced before the 1st of January 2013 here: XC NPS Rider Categories
A more comprehensive (constantly being updated) list of all XC events in Ireland in 2013 can be found here: Offroad Calendar