COVID – 19 Information

You will need to read and understand the following in order to race in future events. Compliance to these guidelines ensures the safety of others and future of more racing.

  • Online registrations only.
  • Racing will be conducted in a ‘get in, race, & get out’ approach.
  • Individuals who have been overseas in the last 14 days, have been in contact with someone with COVID-19, are awaiting the outcome of a COVID-19 test or have otherwise been directed to self isolate are not permitted to enter.
  • Individuals who have been unwell in the previous two weeks are not permitted to enter.  Please be honest with yourself here – missing a race is NOT the end of the world.
  • Racing permitted across all disciplines with maximum participants of no more than 100 per session (split morning and mid morning).
  • Where possible, maintain at least 1.5m between all persons at all times including during the activity. This means one person per 4m2!
  • Hand sanitiser will be freely available at the venue before & during competition. USE IT!
  • Spitting & clearing of nasal/respiratory secretions strongly discouraged.
  • Pre race briefing is to be conducted online.
  • There will be no formal presentation ceremonies.
  • Minimal use of communal facilities permitted.
  • Cleaning protocols in place for equipment and facilities such as hand sanitiser and surface sanitiser spray supplied.
  • No social gatherings, essential spectators only (exception is parents/carers of junior participants) and essential support crew only. No congregating post finish line.
  • No hugging, kissing or handshaking.
  • Technical & feed zone will be marked to maintain 1.5m physical distancing & one person per 4m2.
  • Minimal team tents/ pits & limited to essential personnel only & no sharing of tents.
  • Call up boxes to be large enough to accommodate 1.5m distancing and 4m2 per rider. Minimum 1.5m grid distancing (boxes and rows) at start.

For further information, read this: https://www.mtba.org.au/wp-content/uploads/Return-to-Mountain-Bike-Activities-in-a-COVID19-Environment-in-South-Australia-V2.pdf

Other good resources include: https://data.cycling.org.au/sites/default/files/Parent%20or%20Carer%20Guide_1.pdf

https://data.cycling.org.au/sites/default/files/Participant%20Guide%20COVID19_1.pdf