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Torpedo7 MTB National Championships

Torpedo7 MTB National Championships

26 February 2022 - 27 February 2022

Christchurch

Cycling New Zealand
07 823 0716
The Torpedo7 MTB National Championships will be held in Christchurch again in 2022 after such a successful 2021 event. The Cross Country will be held at Crocodile XC MTB Park with support from host club Christchurch Singletrack Club on Saturday 26 February, with the Downhill being held at Christchurch Adventure Park with support from host club Gravity Canterbury on Sunday 27 February.

Check out the highlights package from the 2021 Torpedo7 MTB National Championships here.

This event is proudly sponsored by Torpedo7.

Cycling New Zealand are committed to providing the safest environment for all our cycling community who participate, support and engage with our sport at a national championship level. To enable the best chance for the events to go ahead, Cycling New Zealand will be operating all the 2022 National Championship events as “My Vaccine Pass” events. Please click here to read more. Please refer to the Covid tab below to read the event’s full Covid Response Plan.
Click here for the event’s Covid Response Plan.

The intent of this plan is to summarise Cycling New Zealand’s response to the delivery of the 2022 Torpedo7 MTB National Championships under the Covid Protection Framework and the steps that the event will undertake in considering all its stakeholders, the wellbeing of all those attending and to uphold the intent and guidelines directed by the NZ Government.

The event recognises that the Covid-19 situation is fluid and the government can make decisions that impact the event at any time. The Ministry of Health (MOH) website and updates will be monitored and reviewed when new information is released. At the time of publishing this plan (15/2/2022) – the country is in the RED setting of the Covid Protection Framework and the event planning to take place under these RED settings guidelines as set out by the Government and Sport NZ. It should be acknowledge by all that the guidelines could change at any time.

KEY POINTS

  • This is a My Vaccine Pass event. This applies to all riders, supporters, staff, officials and volunteers.
  • Masks are required for all, with the exception of when you are riding your bike.
  • Scan in via the event QR codes each day. A manual sign in will be available at the race desk if required.
  • Stay at home if you are sick (If you have cold or flu symptoms call your doctor or Health line and make sure you get tested.)
  • If you are told by health authorities to self-isolate you must do so immediately.
  • Stay at home if you are awaiting the results from being tested for COVID-19
  • Stay at home if you have been in contact with any known/suspected cases in the past 14 days
  • Stay at home if you have returned or been in contact with anyone else who has returned from overseas in the past 7 days
  • You are encouraged to maintain physical distancing from people you do not know.
  • Wash your hands.
  • Get your booster vaccine as soon as possible.
  • Sneeze and cough into your elbow, and regularly disinfect shared surfaces.
  • If you’re concerned about your wellbeing or have underlying health conditions, work with your GP to understand how best to stay healthy.
  • If you test positive for Covid-19 following your attendance at the event, please notify the Event Organiser immediately.
  • Have a plan if you are required to isolate away from home.

The success and safety of this event relies on all those involved with the event to comply with the instructions in this plan and any instructions or messages issued by officials at the event. This plan can only work if we all work together. The continuation of events and racing is at risk if we are unable to support or follow this plan. Please ensure you are thinking about your own safety and that of others when you are interacting with those connected with the event.
FINAL EVENT INFORMATION

Click here for the final event information ahead of this event.

TECHNICAL GUIDE

Click here for the event Technical Guide – updated 17 Feb (course maps added) This includes all event information, including the event schedule, course information, lap information etc.

Please note that this is subject to change.


START LISTS

Please click link below for updated Start Lists – published 24 February

Cross Country Start Lists
Cross Country Start Lists
Downhill Group 2 Seeding Start Lists

DRUG FREE SPORT NEW ZEALAND

Does an athlete need to apply for a TUE in advance? Click here for more!

MEDIA ACCREDITATION

All media must be accredited prior to the event.
Accreditation is issued only to media for event specific coverage only. Completing the accreditation is not a guarantee your credentials will be accepted.
Please contact [email protected] to express your interest, prior to the event.

CROSS COUNTRY COURSE/SITE MAP


DOWNHILL COURSE/SITE MAP


To be able to run the event safely and in accordance with this plan we ask that spectators, family and friends please do not attend the event. Please ensure you have communicated this message to your supporters. Live timing will be available for both races, and we are working on the feasibility of live streaming.
Entries have now closed. *No late entries will be accepted. Click here to view the live entry list. ENTRY WITHDRAWS AND REFUNDS

Entries are not transferable.

Refunds may be available if a withdrawal is requested in writing prior to Sunday 13 February. If accepted a refund of the entry fee less a $20 admin fee will be applied.

Withdrawals submitted after Sunday 13 February are not eligible for a refund.

Email: [email protected]

ENTRY TERMS AND CONDITION

Click here to view a copy of the event Terms and Conditions.

ENTRY ELIGIBILITY AND CRITERIA

  • UCI Categories – Open to NZL riders only
  • Non-UCI Categories – Open to all riders of all nationalities
  • All riders must be a paid and current member of a MTBNZ/CNZ Affiliated MTB Club*
  • Late entries will not be accepted.


LICENCING

  • All riders in UCI categories must hold a 2022 Cycling New Zealand annual Licence.
  • All riders in the Non-UCI categories must hold a 2022 Cycling New Zealand annual licence OR Paid the additional fees and receive a ‘One Day’ Cycling New Zealand Licence.
  • This event is the New Zealand Championships and entry is only open to NZL riders (as per your nationality with UCI).
  • All riders purchasing a one-day event license must agree to the One-day licence Terms & Conditions here.

Click here to purchase a Cycling New Zealand licence.
Racing will be conducted under the Mountain Bike New Zealand Technical Regulations (including the Protection Policy – see section 6) and UCI Regulations.
BurgerFuel Sydenham

Thanks to the team at BurgerFuel Sydenham, participants will receive a Shout Your Mate BurgerFuel voucher, redeemable at BurgerFuel Sydenham.

Fyffe on Riccarton Motor Lodge



Thanks to the team at Fyffe on Riccarton Motor Lodge, entrants are eligible to receive special discounted rooms. Email the team and mention the special code 15MTB to receive a special 15% off: [email protected]

Addington Stadium Motel



Thanks to the team at Addington Stadium Motel, entrants are eligible to receive special discounted rooms. Email the team and mention the special code MTB Nationals to receive the special nightly rate of only $120 (a saving of $10-$30 per night): [email protected]

The Addington Stadium Motel are bicycle friendly (with lockable storage areas and a garden hose to wash down bikes), as well as being the closest motel to the Adventure Park. They have plenty of free parking, and are also walking distance to wonderful restaurants, including Afghan, Japanese, Nepalese and Indian, Thai, Chinese and Moroccan, as well as pizza, fish and chips.

Christchurch Motel & Apartments



Thanks to the team at Christchurch Motel & Apartments, entrants are eligible to receive special discounted rooms. Email the team and mention the special code MTB National Champs to receive a special 15% off: [email protected]

Stay with people who care at Christchurch Classic Motel & Apartments (formerly Comfort Inn Riccarton). This clean and comfortable motel offers travellers affordable accommodation conveniently located 10 minutes of Christchurch International Airport and within close proximity to Christchurch CBD, Westfield Shopping Centre, University of Canterbury, AMI Stadium, Christchurch Arena, Nga Puna Wai Sports Hub, Nunwick Park, Christchurch Football Centre and Bush Inn Shopping Centre. Christchurch Classic offers 29 contemporary studios and apartments with fully equipped kitchenettes, SkyTV and free WiFi. Facilities include free parking, daily breakfast service and guest laundry. This quality Christchurch motel also caters to business and leisure groups of all sizes, including conference delegates, sports teams and family celebrations. For warm kiwi hospitality and quality Christchurch accommodation book direct today!

The Muse Art Hotel



Thanks to the team at the Muse Art Hotel, entrants are eligible to receive special discounted rooms. Click here to book, and use the code T7MTB22 to receive a special 15% off rooms. The special 15% discount will be applicable from 24th Feb – 28th Feb 2022.

The Muse Art Hotel on 159 Manchester Street, Christchurch boasts a fusion of designer chic surroundings, expressive local art- Inspired by local New Zealand Street artists, and luxurious comforts throughout the hotel to provide each guest with a unique and exceptional experience. Along with a vibrant rooftop bar the hotel offers 40 rooms and every room at The MUSE showcases contemporary stylish décor and feature a long list of premium amenities and conveniences, such as complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi, air-conditioning, tablet station, complimentary access to the gym, car park (available at a cost) and a 49” flat-screen TV. Each room has a private en-suite bathroom fitted with a luxurious rain shower and provides you with complimentary bathrobes and toiletries for your convenience during your stay. With proximity to Te Pae Convention Centre and Botanic Gardens, The Muse is a place where culture, business and art come together whilst paying homage to the city of Christchurch and its reputation as NZ home of street art.

Hotel Give


Thanks to the team at Hotel Give, entrants are eligible to receive special discounted rooms. Click here to book, and use the code MTB15 to receive a special 15% off rooms.

We would love the promotion to be around what Hotel Give is about, which is essentially socially sustainability. 100% off the profits from Hotel Give are directed back into programmes and services that help members of our community in need. Not only will guests enjoy their experience in our newly refurbished accommodation, they are making difference by supporting the community.

Hotel Give is the first Socially Sustainable Hotel in New Zealand. The new refurbished accommodation is centrally located opposite the botanical gardens, Hagley Park, Art centre, Canterbury museum restaurants and bars. All profits from Hotel Give are directed back into programmes and services that help members of our community in need. Not only will you enjoy your experience, you will be making a difference by supporting the community. All rooms will include linen and towels. Shared and private rooms available.

Christchurch Accommodation

Thanks to the team at Christchurch Accommodation, entrants are eligible to receive special discounted rooms – see below. Email the team and mention the special code MTB National Champs to receive these discounted rates: [email protected]

Studio apartment $155 per night (full price is $175)

Standard $169 per night (full price is $189)

Superior $179 per night (full price is $210)

2-bedroom apartment $255 per night – this could be 2 queen bed or 1 queen and 2 singles ((full price is $285)

Break Free Cashel



Thanks to the team at Break Free Cashel, entrants are eligible to receive special discounted rooms. Click here to book and use the special code MTB2022 and receive a special 10% off the Breakfree daily room rate.

Travel Dates: February 24 – March 1st 2022

If you book with Break Free Cashel, flick us an email with proof of your accommodation booking and you might be a lucky winner of a voucher for a free breakfast buffet breakfast for two or a voucher for a free 2 course dinner for two thanks to Break Free Cashel.

Ashford Motor Lodge



Thanks to the team at Ashford Motor Lodge, entrants are eligible to receive special discounted rooms. Click here to book and receive a special 10% off for two nights, or 15% off for three nights. When you enter the event dates your discount will automatically be added.

The Towers on the Park



Thanks to the team at the Towers on the Park, entrants are eligible to receive special discounted rooms. Email the team and mention the special code MTB National Champs to receive a special 23% off discounted rate: [email protected]

Ezibed.com



Thanks to the team at Ezibed.com, entrants are eligible to receive special discounted rooms. Email the team and mention the special code MTB7 to receive a special 7% off discounted rate: [email protected]

Asure Abbella Lodge Motel



Asure Abbella Lodge Motel can offer great deals for accommodation under their sports team package;

Twin share studio $55 per person per night.

Triple or quad share apartment $45 per person per night

Prices are based on the rooms being fully occupied. Please contact the team for single person occupancy rates.

They also have ample free internet, big TV’s with Netflix in every room and secure bike storage!

Please call the team anytime on 0800 422 235 or look on www.abbella.co.nz for more details.
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