Brandon (MTB)

Official Race Website

Host Club:A&L Get Active

Race Organizer: Aaron Check, 204-727-5817 / cell: 740-0087

Date: May 8, 2011

Location: Brandon Hills Recreational Area, Brandon

Driving Directions: Winnipeg to Brandon

Registration and Waiver: Download entry and waiver forms – online registration available shortly


1. Registration: 9:30 – 11:00 (10:00 for the U9, U11, U13)
2. Event #1: U9, U11, U13 – 11:00 p.m.
3. Event #2: Elite and Expert, male and female – 12 p.m.
4. Event #3: Comp, male and female – 12:05 p.m.
5. Event #4: Sport, U15, U17, Citizen, male and female – 12:10 p.m.

Registration: Registration opens at 9:30 and ends 1 hour before your event. You must hold a UCI/CCA racing licence or a MCA citizen licence. Registration and waiver forms are available online and at the race site. Please download the form and waiver, fill out and bring the completed form and waiver to the race.

Cost: $25 for pre-registration, before April 30th, $40 the day of the race for those holding a UCI/CCA/MCA license. Free citizens holding a MCA citizen license. You must have either a UCI/CCA/MCA race license or MCA citizen license. Cash, cheque or credit card. Make cheques out to the Brandon Bike Club


* Elite, male and female
* Expert, male and female
* Comp, male and female
* Sport, male and female
* U17, male and female
* U15, male and female
* U13, male and female
* U11, male and female
* U9, male and female

Race Time by Category:

* Elite Male: 1:45 – 2:00
* Expert Male, Elite Female: 1:30 – 1:45
* Comp Male, Expert Female, U17 Male: 1:15 – 1:30
* Sport Male, Comp Female, U17 Female: 1:00 – 1:15
* Sport Female, U15 Male and Female: 0:45 – 1:00
* U13 Male: 0:30 – 0:45
* U13 Female, U11 Male and Female, U9 Male and Female: 0:20 – 0:30

Race Course:

The course will between 7 and 9km in length. The length will be determined by the weather for that day. The surface will be a combination of hard packed trails, loose sand, and gravel. There are large and small rock to go around and over, including roots. The course is a combination of single and double track and is up and down in nature with few flat sections.

Race Regulations:

*All racers bikes must operate a bicycle with both front and rear working brakes.
* All racers must wear a CSA approved helmet while riding on OR off-course (even the parking lot).
* Riders shall act and race with caution and respect for their fellow racers. They shall be held responsible for any accidents that they cause.
* Racers must have their license with them at all times during a race event.
* It is a racer’s responsibility to familiarizing yourself with the race course before the race (marshals will not be obligated to give out directions to confused riders).
* A racer must act in a sporting manner at all times and shall permit any faster rider to overtake without obstructing.
* If a rider exits the course for any reason, he/she must return to the course at the same point from which they exited.
* Music players and electronic devises are NOT allowed by any racers during any events.
* Sleeveless jerseys are NOT allowed.
* You can only wear a jersey of a club or team you currently belong to, no pro team jerseys that you are not a member of; if you do not belong to a club wear any jersey that is not a pro jersey nor a club jersey where you are not a member of that club.
* The current, defending Manitoba Cup winners should wear their Manitoba Cup jersey at cup races. Previous years jerseys should not be worn by previous winners. Handlebars must have end caps.
* Glass containers are not allowed on the course, including the feed zone.

Please consult the UCI and CCA rules to see all applicable rules and regulations


Parking is available at the site.

Courtesy and Safety:

The course is open and the public can access the course at any point. Signs will indicate that bike race is in progress , but be aware that marshals do not have authority to prevent people from entering the course. Keep your head up at all times. Be courteous to others.


Washrooms will be open and are outhouses.