Summer – Track Student Championship Information

Rider Information

Cost

Eventbrite - NSW 2016 InterSchool Cycling Student Championship

$30 – All age categories. Entries taken in person at any ISC event up to 12/3/17, or online with a small admin fee.

Junior Cyclist members receive a $10 discount when they enter manually.

Consider taking out a Junior Cyclist membership for a reduced rate at this event and future events.

When

Sunday 26th March 2017

8am
Sign-on opens.
Rollout and helmet check opens.
Track opens for warm up.

9am
First event, starting with JG7, JB7, JG9, JB9, etc through to JM15/17

Programme

The Programme can be found here: 2017 Track Student Championship Programme

Venue

Lidcombe Oval, Wyatt Park, Lidcombe. More information can be found at the venue page.

Results

Live* results can be found on the day by navigating to the Summer Track Student Championship Results page.

*It can take up to five minutes from data input to data being published.

Grading

Riders are categorised by age and gender.

The age category is determined by the age of the rider on 31 December.

The age categories below are for the 2017 championship.


Junior Girls Under 7
Females born in 2011 or later. Roll-out: 5.5 metres


Junior Boys Under 7
Males born in 2011 or later. Roll-out: 5.5 metres


Junior Girls Under 9
Females born in 2009 & 2010. Roll-out: 5.5 metres


Junior Boys Under 9
Males born in 2009 & 2010. Roll-out: 5.5 metres


CycleworldJunior Girls Under 11
Females born in 2007 & 2008. Roll-out: 5.5 metres


Junior Boys Under 11
Males born in 2007 & 2008. Roll-out: 5.5 metres


Junior Girls Under 13Cycleworld
Females born in 2005 & 2006. Roll-out: 5.5 metres


Junior Boys Under 13
Males born in 2005 & 2006. Roll-out: 5.5 metres


Junior Women Under 15
Females born in 2003 & 2004. Roll-out: 6 metres


CycleworldJunior Men Under 15
Males born in 2003 & 2004. Roll-out: 6 metres


Junior Women Under 17
Females born in 2001 & 2002. Roll-out: 7 metres


Junior Men Under 17
Males born in 2001 & 2002. Roll-out: 7 metres


Junior Women Under 19
Females born in 1999 & 2000. Roll-out: 7.93 metres


Junior Men Under 19
Males born in 1999 & 2000. Roll-out: 7.93 metres


Roll-out

The roll-out is how far a bike may travel with one complete revolution of the highest gear. This can be measured by rolling the bike backwards and measuring the distance covered before the cranks reach a full 360 degree revolution.

 

School Registration

Students don’t need to wait for their school to register in the InterSchool Cycling events. Students nominate their school when they first sign-on. ISC will take care of school registration process on behalf of the student.

Event Format
Individual Time Trial

Each rider races against the clock to complete the fastest time.

The fastest 5 males and fastest 5 females in each age category earn points towards their championship point-score.

Scratch Race

Riders start together and complete a set number of laps.

The first 5 males and first 5 females in each age category earn points towards their championship point-score.

Derby

Final

Four riders start together to complete approximately 500m*

The first 4 males and first 4 females in each age category earn points towards their championship point-score.

Semifinal, Quarterfinals and Heats

Where there are more than four competitors, qualifying heats of up to six riders will compete. Faster riders will progress and slower riders typically given a second opportunity to progress before being eliminated from the derby.

*Lidcombe Oval is a 426m velodrome. The Derby is the only race that does not start at the same place as the finish line. The derby will be 500m. Riders will start some 100m away from the finish line. After they start, they will hear the bell as they approach the line for the first time. Their race will be complete on the second time that they cross the line.

 

Sign-on

All riders need to be signed on before their event. The sign-on desk opens at 8:00am and racing begins at 9:00am. Parents and riders should arrive early enough to settle in, prepare bikes and be ready for sign-on.

The parent/carer signs-on for the rider and collects their number. -Not the child.

Please do not bring bikes to the sign-on desk.

 

Medals

Medals will be awarded to the riders with the top three point-scores in each category.

Categories may be combined where there are insufficient numbers, however each category will be recognised with their own medals.

 

Rules

The same rules will apply as used by Cycling Australia, with the following exceptions:

Uniform

No rules relating to club jerseys apply, however the no sleeveless shirts rule stands.

Any dispute may be taken up with the Commissaire.

The Chief Commissaire’s decision is final.

 

Elligibility
Riders

This event is open to all primary and secondary students at government and non-government schools.

No racing license is required. All insurance is included in the cost of entry.

Bicycles

This event is open to riders of track bicycles only, ie bicycles with a fixed rear wheel and no brakes.

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