Australian Mountain Bike Orienteering Championships, Wingello NSW – 7-8 October 2017
This year NZ takes on Australia in an ANZ challenge competition at the Australian MTBO champs, Wingello NSW on 7- 8 October. The Championships include sprint, middle and long distance races, as well as two warm up events – details can be found at the following website: http://www.ausmtbochamps.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/AUS-MTBO-2017-Bulletin-1.pdf.
Riders wishing to be considered for selection to the New Zealand Team to compete against Australia in the up-coming ANZ MTBO Challenge should notify the MTBO Selection Panel Convenor, Peter Swanson, by 11 June 2017.
Notification should be by email to [email protected], or to 29a Lewis Road, Lynmore, Rotorua, BOP 3010. 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 31/12/2017).
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.
There will be no specific trial event. Selection will be based on all known recent form with emphasis on the recent 2016 NZ MTBO Champs. Please include any relevant recent results in your application.
The ANZ Challenge races include the Australian sprint, middle and long distance MTBO championship races.