Date:                     23 May 2015 Venue:                  Stellenbosch University, Coetzenburg, Soccer B-field

We are exceptionally grateful to Stellenbosch University for supplying the venue and allowing for the development of the track.

PARKING

Please follow the parking boards on Coetzenburg Road on both Friday and Saturday.
Only park in the demarcated MTB bays (Outside the PSO clubhouse)

REGISTRATION

PSO Clubhouse [Please follow signs from parking to registration in the clubhouse]

Friday, 22 May:                13h00 to 17h30
Saturday, 23 May:            07h30 to 08h30 (R50 late entry fee)

NO LATE REGISTRATION

OFFICIAL PRACTICE

Friday, 22 May:                 13h00 to 17h30
Saturday, 23 May:             07h30 to 08h30

All riders must register and display their bike boards at practice.  Riders found on the track after 08h30 on Saturday morning will be disqualified.

PRIZE MONEY 

Prize money will be awarded to the winning riders – click here to view the prize allocations.

ENTRIES

ONLINE ENTRIES

Online entries are available on www.wpmtb.co.za. Online entries will close on Wednesday, 20 May at 23h00.

MANUAL ENTRIES

Manual entries will be available during the registration process during both Friday and Saturday.

ENTRY FEES

Nippers & Sprogs:              R200
All other categories:            R300

CSA licenses/membership must be show during registration. Temporary licenses are available at R35.  Riders without CSA membership or licenses will not qualify for Western Cape Colours.

RACE SCHEDULE

Click here to view the race schedule for the WC MTB XCO Championships.

BIKE BOARDS

Please remember that the Western Province Cup Series Bike Boards have been retired. New bike boards will be available at registration for the championships.

WP AND WC COLOURS:

WESTERN PROVINCE COLOURS (REGIONAL COLOURS)

The Western Province Region is made up of Cape Metropole, Winelands and Overberg. The first point of qualifying for regional colours is the Western Province XCO Cup Series. If you have not managed to qualify through this series, you may qualify for regional colours through coming first or second at the Western Cape Championships if the race has at least three finishers in that category.

WESTERN CAPE COLOURS (PROVINCIAL COLOURS)

This race presents the first opportunity to earn provincial colours. The Western Cape is made up of Western Province and Eden. Eden in turn comprises of the Central Karoo and Eden regions. Western Cape Colours can be earned by finishing in the top three in a category with more than five finishers.  With fewer than five finishers, only the first place will qualify.

PARAMEDICS

Paramedic services will be provided by Blue Star Medical Management. They will be on-site fromFriday, 22 May (13h00 to 17h30) and Saturday, 23 May (07h00 to 15h00)

PHOTOGRAPHER

The official photographer for the Western Cape Championships is Wilhelm Sieberhagen.  A selection of thumbnails of the images will be uploaded on our website after the event and the high resolution images will be available for purchasing at:  http://www.picsiebphotography.com/

MC & SOUND

Paul Valstar and Sipho Mona-Lekoma will be running the commentary at this event, entertaining the spectators and encouraging the riders.  Sound will be provided by Jonathan Hibbins from Boundless Sound.

SPONSORS

We would like to acknowledge and thank the following sponsors for their support:
Subaru Cape Town, Novus Holdings, Sappi, Mondi, PWC and DCP

TELEVISION COVERAGE

The Western Cape Championships will be televised during the National Championships programme.

This series is brought to you by the WP MTB Commission in partnership with: