Western Track Challenge

2020 Western Track Challenge

January 17-19, 2020

The Western Track Challenge was established in 2017 as a collaboration between the Burnaby Velodrome Club, Cycling BC and Cycling Canada. This Nationally sanctioned event is a platform for U19, and U17 racers to challenge their fitness and hone in on that competitive spirit in preparation for the Junior Nationals.

The event also serves as a regional Championship for Western Canada and attracts racers from the Pacific North West.

Registration Closes January 16, 2020 at Noon PST

All athletes must be in possession of a valid UCI international license or a Cycling BC provincial race license. Domestic licenses from other countries or provinces within Canada are not permitted. 1 day event licenses will only be available for the U15/Youth Ability-based racers.

Schedule

Friday – January 17, 2020

Morning Session
Racing Starts 11:00AM

  • Individual Pursuit
  • Kilo/500m

Evening Session
Racing Starts 5:00PM

  • Keirin Qualifying – Elite men/Women
  • Scratch Race – U17, U19, Masters
  • Points Race – U17, U19, Masters
  • Keirin Semi Finals – If Needed
  • Madison Scratch– Elite Men/Women*
  • Keirin Final
  • Madison Points – Elite Men/Women
Saturday – January 18, 2020

Morning Session
Racing Starts 9:00AM

  • Sprint – Qualification (8 qualify)
  • Sprint – Quarter finals
  • Omnium I – Scratch
  • Sprint – Semi Final
  • Omnium II – Tempo

Youth Ability-based Session
Racing Starts 2:00PM

  • Scratch Race
  • Win and Out
  • Points Race

Evening Session
Racing Starts 4:30PM

  • National/Provincial Hour Record Attempt – To be confirmed
  • Omnium III – Elimination
  • Sprint – Finals
  • Omnium IV – Points
Sunday – January 19, 2020

Morning Session
Racing Starts 9:30AM

  • Team Sprint
  • Team Pursuit
  • Keirin – First Round U17, U19, Master
  • Keirin – Repechage If Needed
  • Snowball – Elite
  • Keirin – Finals U17, U19, Master
  • Madison U19 Madison
  • Marymoor Crawl/Longest Lap – Open

Categories

  • Master MC: 55+
  • Master MA/B: 35-54
  • Master W: 35+
  • Elite M (19+) TK Category 1/2/3
  • Elite W 23+
  • U19 Men U19/U23 Women U17
  • U15 (see ability-based Racing)

Entry Fees

U15 Men & Women
  • $25
U17 & U19 Men/Women
  • 1 – 2 Events – $40
  • 3 Events – $60
  • 4+ Events – $80
Elite & Masters Men/Women
  • 1 – 2 Events – $50
  • 3 Events – $75
  • 4+ Events – $100

Technical Guide

Click here to download the technical guide.

Registration Closes January 16, 2020 at Noon PST