SERIES UPDATE: 13/08/22
Additional information will be posted on this page as it becomes available in the next couple of weeks. Please refer to this page for regularly for series updates.
The 2022 AusCycling CX National Series is a competition that includes a number of key cyclo-cross events which occur throughout the year. The Series is designed to encourage participation and recognise individual rider achievement.
The scoring will be determined by the riders best six (6) rounds plus National Championships will be added together to determine an individual’s series points and the overall ranking.
2022 CX National Events
Information on the eight (8) National Rounds is outlined below.
The 2022 AusCycling CX National Series will include eight (8) National Series Rounds (Gold) plus the National Championships (platinum). The scoring will be determined by the riders best six (6) rounds plus National Championships.
The Series categories are based on a riders age as at the 31 December 2023. The Series will recognise categories on UCI age categories as outlined below:
2022 CX National Series Categories
Elite (19 years and over)
2004 and older
Expert (19‐29 years)
1994 to 2004
Masters 1 (30‐34 years)
1989 to 1993
Masters 2 (35‐39 years)
1984 to 1988
Masters 3 (40‐44 years)
1979 to 1983
Masters 4 (45‐49 years)
1974 to 1978
Masters 5 (50‐54 years)
1969 to 1973
Masters 6 (55‐59 years)
1964 to 1968
Masters 7 (60‐64 years)
1959 to 1963
Masters 8 (65‐69 years)
1954 to 1958
Junior (18 years and under)
U17 (16 years and under)
U15 (14 years and under)
U13 (11 & 12 years)
2022 CX National Championships Additional Categories
U23 (19 years – 22 years)
2001 - 2004
Under 23 (MU & WU) (19-22 years old) categories will be included in the 2022 AusCycling CX National Championships. For Series rounds that offer an U23 category, points will be awarded and combined to the participants Under 23 National Series point score.
Participants may qualify for both an Elite ranking and Age-Group ranking for the National Series year if they have competed in each category.
U23 or Masters riders may elect to race in the Elite category for any event however they will only earn Series points in the Elite category from those events where the individual raced in the Elite category. Points accumulated from non-elite categories do not count towards Elite Series points.
Categories may be combined for race starts, in accordance with the AusCycling Technical Regulations but are to be awarded separately (Masters 1-3, Master 4+ etc).
Call up order for Round 1 is as follows:
Call up order for all subsequent round call-ups will be done based on current 2022 National Series Rankings
AusCycling Cyclo-Cross Equipment Requirements 2022 Season
Below is a summary of the wheels, brakes & bike requirements for the 2022 Cyclo-Cross Season
Level 1 (Local, U13, U15)
• Two wheels
• Handlebar (dropped or straight-but no bar-ends that extend forward or upward)
• Brakes, no forearm supports/extensions
• Pedalled in a circular motion, no power assist
• No metal studs in tires
Level 2 (Regional/National)
• Level 1 Requirements plus,
• Double triangle frame shape
• Drop handlebars mandatory
• Wheels same diameter
• Tire width- 35 mm maximum (branded)
Level 3 - UCI Regulations (National & International)
• Elite, U23, Junior/U19 - Tire width 33 mm maximum (when inflated and ready to race).
• Drop (traditional) handlebars only
• Chain drive
• 2 wheels, same diameter between 550 and 700 mm
• Shifting mechanisms/brake levers (that don’t extend excessively to become a place to rest your forearms)
• Masters, U17 – Level 2 Requirements apply.
• U15, U13 – Level 1 Requirements apply.
UCI calendar races-UCI Regulations:
o Elite, Juniors (U19), U23 riders. All of the UCI Regulations affecting bike equipment apply. For everyone else, see Level 1 Requirements.
o Masters at Masters World Championships
AusCycling National Championships & National Series
o Level 3 Requirements - Elite, Junior (U19) and U23
o Level 2 Requirements - Masters, U17
o Level 1 Requirements - U13, U15
AusCycling Local Events (which includes amateur events at a UCI level race):
o Level 1 Requirements
All riders must hold an AusCycling Off-Road, or All Discipline Race Membership or purchase a Race Event membership (National Championships only).
Prizes and Awards:
Prizes may be awarded to the riders at each individual competition at the discretion of the Host Organisers. Prizes are not mandatory for series rounds.
Overall National Series awards will be presented by AusCycling in Wollongong at the conclusion of racing at the National Championships. Series awards are as follows:
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