CX – Expression of interest – European Championships

The Cycling Ireland Off-road Commission is seeking expressions of interest from Junior male and Junior female riders to compete in the 2019 European Cyclo-cross Championships which are being held in Silvelle, Italy 9-10 November 2019. (Event website)

A maximum of four riders would be sent to the event (less if riders do not meet the criteria) along with support staff.

Criteria
The rider must have a current UCI competition membership licence with the country code “IRL/Ireland”.
Year of birth should be 2002/2003.
The rider should be displaying commitment to cyclo-cross racing by competing outside of Ireland during the 2018/19 season or the 2019/2020 season.

Riders will be expected to compete in at least one of the following events which will be used as part of the selection
Sunday 15 September 2019 – GP Kinning Cycles event in Belfast
Sunday 22 September 2019 – Team WORC cyclo-cross race in Dublin
Sunday 22 September 2019 – National Trophy Round 1 – Moorways, Derby
Other events on these dates may be considered. Contact the email address before in advance.

A rider’s previous experience of competing in major international cyclocross events outside Ireland will also be taken into consideration during the selection process.

Those interested in putting their name forward need to send an email to cyclocross@offroadcyclingireland.ie and

  • state that you are available to compete in the European championships,
  • you have a valid passport and,
  • attaching your cycling CV.

An example CV is provided here. The CV should cover all cycling disciplines from September 2018 to August 2019.

This email needs to arrive by close of play on Saturday 31 August 2019.

The email address above can also be used for queries about the event.

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