Races are to be classified as either sprint or endurance, with points awarded to each rider based on their results. There will be qualifying rounds for both sprint and endurance events. There is one dual cup race which is open to both sprint and endurance.

For details on the points system, see the points system information.

The organising team reserve the right to modify the distances, depending on entries.

McDonalds Family Sprint

  • Maximum 20 teams.
  • The team comprises of one adult and one under 18. (mixed, mens, womens)
  • One lap each.
  • Limit of 7 meters rollout e.g 50×15.

SPRINT CATEGORY

Open gearing.

Aon Qualifying Flying 200m

Endurance qualifying event is for seeded into grades and/or divisions

  • 200m qualifying as sprinter priority.
  • Electronic timing will be used for the qualifying round.
  • The number of lap build up will announced to the riders as it depends on entry numbers.
  • This race has no points associated.

AON Match Sprints 

  • Riders are sorted into divisions based on their qualifying time. 
  • The competition will run semi-finals and then finals.
  • Entry numbers will determine the number of riders in each division and number of divisions. Format of match sprints within each division will be advised prior to the First Round.

Green Monkey Keirins

3 men’s divisions (max 42 total)

1 women’s division (max 14)

¾ Century division (7 total, 70 yrs +, straight final)

  • Riders are sorted into a division, based on their sprint or endurance qualifying time or result.
  • There will be two heats for each division, with the first 3 riders across the line from each heat progressing to the 1-6 final for that division, the rest will progress to the 7-12 Final.
  • Start of the race will be from the rail.

Tainui Press Design and Print Team Sprint

Men’s, women’s and mixed division (any combination).

  • Teams in any grade comprise of 3 riders, each having 1 lap to ride.
  • Electronic timing will be used for each team, with a held start for each team member.
  • First ride is a qualifying time.
  • The 2nd ride is a ride for a place. The fastest 2 teams riding in the gold final, next 2 fastest in the bronze final and so on. 
  • The age of your 3 riders should be over 135 years. This will be spot checked. 

Don’t Stop Pedalling Time Trial

Men’s and women’s division

  • Distance 500m (2 laps)
  • Held starts and electronic timing will be used for each rider.
  • No qualifying rides, straight final for each rider.
  • Aerobars are permitted for this event.

ENDURANCE CATEGORY

Please note, if you wish to enter the Elimination, Scratch, Points, Tempo, or Keirin, and have not set a time in sprint qualifying you must race in the endurance qualifying event to be seeded into grades and/or divisions.

Open gearing.

Maximum numbers for grades will be imposed to meet safety requirements. 

A grade: maximum 20 riders per race

B grade: maximum 20 riders per race

C grade: maximum 15 riders per race

If these grades maximum are reached then a D grade will be added.

Podium Lodge Qualifying Scratch

Endurance qualifying event is for seeded into grades and/or divisions

  • A maximum of 15 riders will be in each heat, number of heats as required.
  • The results of the heats will be used to sort riders of all age group and gender into grades A, B or C . 
  • This race has no points associated.

COMAG Elimination

Grades A, B, and C (men and women mixed)

  • Grades selected based on results of endurance qualifying race and may be changed at the discretion of the chief commissaire. 
  • Elimination round every second lap.

SMART Bikes Scratch

Grades A, B and C (men and women mixed)

  • Grades selected based on results of endurance qualifying race and may be changed at the discretion of the chief commissaire. 
  • Distances:
    • A grade 30 laps
    • B grade 20 laps
    • C grade 16 laps

Matamata Club Points 

Grades A, B, C, and D (men and women mixed)

  • Grades selected based on results of endurance qualifying race and may be changed at the discretion of the chief commissaire.
  • The first rider in each sprint shall be awarded 5 points, the second 3 points, the third 2 points and the fourth one point. Points awarded in the last sprint after the full distance will be doubled (10 points, 6 points, 4 points, 2 points)
  • Any rider that gains a lap on the main field is awarded 20 points.
  • Any rider that loses a lap on the main field is penalised 20 points.
  • All grades have 6 sprints.
  • Grades selected based on results of qualifying scratch races and may be changed at the discretion of the chief commissaire.
  • Distances
    • A grade 60 laps  intermediate sprints shall be run off every 10 laps
    • B grade 40 laps  intermediate sprints shall be run off every 7 laps
    • C grade 32 laps intermediate sprints shall be run off every 5 laps.

Homewood Kitchen Tempo

  • Grades selected based on results of endurance qualifying race and may be changed at the discretion of the chief commissaire. 
  • The tempo race is begun with 4 non-scoring laps, with the rest of the race distance as scoring laps. 1 point is awarded to the first rider across the line on each scoring lap.  
  • Distances:
    • A grade 20 laps – 16 scoring laps
    • B grade 20 laps – 16 scoring laps
    • C grade 16 laps – 12 scoring laps
  • The overall ranking of riders is determined by the most accrued points at the end of the race.
  • Points earned for this race are determined by the placings instead of actual points earned (see points system information.).

DUEL CUP CATEGORY

Fujifilm Team Pursuit

Men’s, women’s and mixed division 

  • Teams in any grade comprise of 4 riders, the race distance is 2km (8 laps) for each of the grades.
  • The age of your 4 riders should be over 180 years. This will be spot checked. 
  • Aerobars are permitted but it is recommended the team has practised together prior to the event if they are being used.
  • Electronic timing will be used for each team, with a held start for each team member.
  • First ride is a qualifying time.
  • The 2nd ride is a ride for a place. The fastest 2 teams riding in the gold final, next 2 fastest in the bronze final and so on.
  • Points earned for this race are determined by the placings instead of actual points earned (see points system information.). Points gained will be for either Cup.