COVID19 – NATIONAL EVENT STATUS UPDATES

SA JUNIOR E-RACING NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS: 8 AUGUST 2020

Cycling SA is excited to announce the inaugural E-Racing National Championship for the Junior Men and Women Categories.

In order to assist selectors with gauging the form for the upcoming UCI World Championships at the end of September, a Junior National Men’s and Women’s E-Racing Championship will be arranged to be held on Saturday 8 August 2020 – the same date as originally planned for the Junior and Youth Road Championships.

The E-Racing Champs will be hosted on the Zwift platform. It will take the form of a stand-alone event on the Zwift calendar open only to full racing licensed juniors from South Africa.  Provinces will soon be receiving information and advice to ensure maximum inclusivity and diversity for the E-Racing Champs.

Keep an eye out on the CyclingSA website and social media for more updates on the selected route, how to enter, event rules and regulations.


MOUNTAIN BIKE NATIONAL XCO CHAMPIONSHIPS: 29 AUGUST 2020

Though there is great uncertainty in terms of the regulations for events during the next phases of lockdown and what the travel regulations may be in terms of provinces and regions identified as hotspots, the Mountain Bike Commission has taken the decision to reschedule the National Cross Country Championships for the end of August.

Though this is a matter of ‘fingers-crossed’, it is the last opportunity prior to the UCI World Cup series starting in Europe during September. It is scheduled for the weekend of 29 August 2020.

 MOUNTAIN BIKE NATIONAL ENDURO CHAMPIONSHIPS – CANCELLED

Unfortunately, the MTB National Enduro Championships which had been scheduled for October has been cancelled for 2020.

MOUNTAIN BIKE NATIONAL XCM CHAMPIONSHIPS: 11 OCTOBER 2020

The MTB National Marathon Championships are scheduled to proceed as part of the Karkloof Classic on 11 October 2020.

CyclingSA will advise should plans change.

TRACK NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS: 14 – 17 OCTOBER 2020

Part of the submission to the Department of Sport, Art and Culture is to allow for training on the track during Lockdown Level 3.

The National Championships as rescheduled for 14 – 17 October remains the same for now.

BMX NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS: SEPTEMBER OR DECEMBER 2020

Though the BMX series will not take place this year, the BMX Commission is continuously reviewing the regulations provided from government.

As the majority of the participants are children, the school holidays during the latter part of the year will be considered.

This includes September and December holidays. The event remains scheduled to take place at Giba Gorge BMX Track for now.

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