Maryborough, Victoria, 25-27 October 2019
New Zealand has been invited to take on Australia in an ANZ challenge competition at the Australian MTBO champs, Maryborough, 25-27 October 2019.
The Championships include mass start, sprint, middle and long distance races, as well as one warm up event. Details can be found at the following website: http://www.ausmtbochamps.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/2019-AusMTBOchamps-Bulletin-1.pdf
The ANZ Challenge races include the Australian sprint, middle and long distance MTBO championship races.
Classes to be contested in the Challenge are currently being considered, so interested people are urged to make contact ASAP to assist us in that process. Teams of up to 3 will be selected for each class.
As per the Orienteering NZ G1 Selection Policy and in particular the 2019 ANZ Challenge team will be selected on the basis of known form.
Known form will include results from all known races with emphasis on the recent 2018 New Zealand MTBO Championships. Please include any relevant recent results in your application.
Riders must be current financial members of their orienteering club at the time of the New Zealand MTBO Championships to qualify as part of the New Zealand Team, so please ensure your club memberships are up to date.
Riders wishing to be considered for selection in the New Zealand Team to compete against Australia in the ANZ MTBO Challenge should notify the MTBO Selection Panel Convenor, Peter Swanson, by 26 May 2019.
Notification should be by email to email@example.com. Please include your club, date of birth and preferred age class where you are eligible for more than one class (remembering that your age class is determined by your age at 31/12/2019).