CYCLING SA MEMBERSHIP & LICENSING POLICY
Constitution of Cycling South Africa (17.02.2018)
Annexure A: Powers of Cycling South Africa to Carry Out Its Objectives (effective 17.02.2018)
Annexure B: Powers and functions of the Executive Committee of Cycling South Africa (effective 17.02.2018)
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Do you want to become a member of Cycling South Africa? Are you already a member? Existing members can visit their profiles and wannabe members can sign up and create their profiles by clicking the red MEMBERSHIP button above.
For your convenience, Cycling South Africa has developed an online membership platform. This process is very simple and can either be accessed through your desktop (at https://cyclingsa-events.co.za/app/) or via the mobile APP (currently available in the Google Play Store for Android devices and in the Apple App Store).
Please take two minutes to confirm that your details are indeed correct. To find out more information about membership and our amazing membership benefits, keep reading this page.
You can renew your membership on a 12 monthly cycle. Full Racing Licences (the additional R450 option), remain a January-to-December period to comply with UCI regulations. The online system has had some further enhancements made, in that you can use your savings card, debit card or credit card to process the online payment.
Licence structure explained
Full Racing License
This category of license is for riders from the age of 17-years-old who wish to be eligible for provincial and national selection and respective colours award. The bearer of a full license is entitled to partake in national championships or series race and be seeded accordingly. Those of who race in the UCI categories (Junior, U23 and Elite) earn UCI points, which will assist them in being seeded at future UCI category events, UCI World Cups and UCI World Championships. The cost of a full racing license is R450 per year, and the applicant has to be member of an affiliated club, as well as be a registered member of Cycling SA. These MUST be done simultaneously for a Full Racing License to be valid. Full Racing Licenses are only valid from 1 January to 31 December each year.
Cycling South Africa takes great pleasure in announcing that our Membership fees for 2019 will remain at R250 per annum. A membership holder is entitled to enter any event, irrespective of discipline, without having to purchase a day license. A member is allowed to participate in a national series event but will not be eligible for national or provincial selection. A membership of Cycling SA is the most basic form of license and is an agreement of the rider to abide by the rules of the event in which they participate. A Cycling SA membership can be renewed on a 12-monthly cycle.
To encourage youth participation we have added a NEW Youth membership. The Youth membership fee will be R150, and will be introduced from 1 November 2018 for riders aged 16 years and younger! Youth are able to participate in national and provincial championships and series on a membership only. As per a normal Cycling SA membership, Youth will also receive full access to Hollard Insurance Company medical assistance cover, access to RoadCover RAF claims management system, and other membership benefits as stipulated below.
The Day-license is designed to allow the absolute newcomers of the sport to participate within the rules and regulations of the sport. These participants, who do not hold a full license or membership, need to purchase a day license. By purchasing a day license the rider agrees to participate in the event and abide with the rules of the event and those of Cycling SA for that day. A day license costs R35 and is only valid for one day.
Technical Official License
The cost of a license for Technical Officials - UCI Commissaire, National Commissaire, Judge & Time Keeper - is R100 per year.
Some provinces charge an additional levy to assist with the development and running of the provincial structures. These levies vary from province to province. Your province, which is made up of the clubs, will provide the information as to what and how these funds are utilised within your province, as these are determined by the input from clubs at regional and provincial meetings.
PROVINCIAL LEVIES FOR 2018:
Central Gauteng Affiliation Fee R75 (Compulsory if you live in Central Gauteng)
Eastern Cape Affiliation Fee R50 (Compulsory if you live in Eastern Cape)
East Rand Affiliation Fee R75 (Compulsory if you live in East Rand)
Free State Affiliation Fee R75 (Compulsory if you live in Free State)
Gauteng North Affiliation Fee R75 (Compulsory if you live in Gauteng North)
KwaZulu-Natal Affiliation Fee R50 (Compulsory if you live in KZN)
Limpopo Affiliation Fee R50 (Compulsory if you live in Limpopo)
Mpumalanga Affiliation Fee R25 (Compulsory if you live in Mpumalanga)
Northern Cape Affiliation Fee R50 (Compulsory if you live in Northern Cape)
North West Affiliation Fee R75 (Compulsory if you live in North West)
Southern Gauteng Affiliation Fee R75 (Compulsory if you live in Southern Gauteng)
Western Cape Affiliation Fee R25 (Compulsory if you live in Western Cape)
'B' Grade Manager's License R200
'C' Grade Manager's License R200
BMX Team manager R200
Medical Doctor R200
Team Chef R200
Paramedical Assistant R200
Club and Skills Level Coach R150
Level 1 Coach R150
Level 2 Coach R150
Level 3 Coach R150
TrainingPeaks, the complete web and mobile endurance training solution for athletes and coaches, has announced a partnership with Cycling South Africa, the governing body of the sport in the country.
TrainingPeaks opens up a vast array of opportunities for all members of CyclingSA from participants looking to complete their first event, to professional athletes and of course the coaches. In addition to the software, TrainingPeaks’ vast library of information on all aspects of training, as well as online education resources, will provide our athletes and coaches with valuable insights.
The partnership will provide CyclingSA coaches, high-performance athletes and members the ability to better track and monitor their training to reach their cycling goals. Through this new partnership, all CyclingSA members will receive a 20-percent discount off the price of Premium Athlete and Unlimited Coach Edition accounts. Additionally, TrainingPeaks will provide Premium Athlete and Coach edition, Best Bike Split and WKO accounts, as well as technical support for all CyclingSA High Performance coaches and riders.
This gives CyclingSA’s top cycling coaches the opportunity to train national cyclists at the top-end of the sport, especially as they are preparing for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
The TrainingPeaks suite of products will help more cyclists of all levels reach their goals, as well as help national coaches more precisely track and analyse our athletes’ training.
Europcar South Africa
As a valued Europcar partner, Cycling SA Members will receive 10% off their car hire. Simply click on the Europcar link from your Cycling SA member login page when using the Membership APP to make your reservation. With over 100 branches throughout Southern Africa and a wide selection of vehicles ranging from economy, SUVs and MPVs to luxury vehicles, you are assured that Europcar will meet your travel requirements.
Cycling South Africa is pleased to announce an exciting new membership benefit deal with Europcar South Africa. Cycling SA members will receive a 10% discount with their unique CSAID.
TEuropcar South Africa has been a consistent sponsor and partner to Cycling South Africa over the past few years, supporting various major cycling events that have been staged around the country by supplying team and support vehicles.
Hollard Insurance Company
Cycling SA has finalised a medical emergency evacuation or transport benefit with Hollard Insurance Company for the 2019 membership cycle. Each member will receive a death benefit of R25 000, and/or Emergency Medical Treatment at a Medical Treatment Facility and Emergency Traveling costs a benefit of up to R25,000 accident cover for any cycling related accident that occurs at a Cycling SA sanctioned cycling event. The injured cyclist MUST attend a medic on-site at the event where he/she is injured. This offer is only available to all Cycling SA members.
If in an accident or in an emergency a person must contact Africa Assist - 087 135 0104 for claims (Monday to Friday 08:00-16:00); emergency after hours 010 211 4822 option #1 - in order for the member to be identified and the expenses controlled.
For any other queries, please contact Hollard Accident and Health - Claims Manager on 011 351 5366
*There is a R500 excess payable, and the claim will be settled subject to all correct documentation being in place.
RoadCover/Road Accident Fund
ROADCOVER ensure that victims of motor vehicle accidents have immediate access to an effective Road Accident Fund (RAF) claims management system with NO costs to themselves. RoadCover removes the very difficult and complicated process that we face when processing a claim with the Road Accident Fund.
For the duration of the claim, the member receives:
Administration and claims management
Required Medico-legal reports
Required Actuarial reports
Past and future loss of earning reports
Past and future loss of support reports
For further information, please go to www.roadcover.co.za or dial 0860 RCOVER (0860 726837)