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E-Sport | AusCycling Elite Teams National E-Sport Series


AusCycling & Zwift will be bringing a six race series to the 2021 AusCycling Elite Teams National E-Sport Series calendar. 

After a successful 2020 series, we’re back to improve on last year's series and continue to grow the discipline of E-Sport cycling.

All events in the Series will be conducted in accordance with the AusCycling General and E-Sport Technical Regulations.

Watch the next round of the 2021 AusCycling National Elite Teams Esport Series  – CLICK HERE

Or watch the replays – CLICK HERE


Sunday 23 May*Prologue TTBologna TT

8km's, mostly downhill with a 1.5km "wall" at the finish.

Will have TT mode on.

09:00am - Men's

10:15am - Women's

Sunday 23 May*CritCrit City Downtown Dolphin

1.9km's a lap - 16 laps | Dedicated crit course.

Total Distance 30.4km's.

09:35am - Men's

10:55am - Women's

Sunday 6 JuneRoad RaceYorkshire 2019 UCI Worlds Harrogate Circuit

13.8km's a lap - 3 Laps | A rolling circuit that mirrors the 2019 worlds circuit.

Total distance 41.4km's,

09:00am - Women's

10:00am - Men's

Sunday 20 JuneRoad RaceLondon Triple Loops41.2km's w/ 544m

09:00am - Men's

10:00am - Women's

Sunday 4 JulyRoad RaceWatopia WBR Climbing Series

43.8km's - 1117m of climing w/ a hillstop finish on Epic KOM

(This will be the queen stage)

09:00am - Men's

10:00am - Women's

Sunday 25 JulyKermesseParis Champs - Élysées6.6km's a lap with a 3.2 lead in - 6 laps

09:00am - Men's

10:00am - Women's

AusCycling Event Calendar - ESport



The following teams are invited to participate:
               ○    All 2021 National Road Series team
               ○    UCI Continental Teams registered in New Zealand
               ○    Australia and New Zealand National Team

  • All riders must be U19, U23 or Elite riders.
  • Teams must have a minimum of four (4) starters per round and maximum of ten (10) starters per round.  These individuals must be from the registered list of riders provided to AusCycling. NO guest riders are permitted.
  • NO individual riders are permitted.

Riders will be required to hold one of the following:

  • A current AusCycling ‘Race – All Discipline’ membership for all Road Races, Time Trials [U19, U23 and Elite].
  • A Cycling New Zealand Race Membership.
  • A 2021 UCI Licence (mandatory for any international riders)

In Game Kit

  • Each team will be assigned a jersey to race in from Zwift & each rider nominated for that team will have that jersey unlocked.


Riders must have the following equipment during the event paired:

  • Smart Trainer
  • Heart Rate Monitor

The following are NOT permitted for use 'in game':

  • Road Stages - TT bikes, TT helmets, Disc wheels, Tron bikes
  • Prologue - Tron Bikes


Integrity Measures

As part of the race integrity measures there are the following requirements:

  • All riders must submit a height and weight video prior to racing to AusCycling at the following link [insert link]
  • Top 3 and random riders will be required to weigh in with a video call within 15 minutes of the race finishing.  Riders must have their phone available for a video call via WhatsApp.  Any rider who does not answer after 2 calls may be disqualified.

AucCycling has also partnered with ZADA to undertake any random testing including:

  • Use of ineligible in-game equipment (e.g. in-game bikes).
  • Use of ineligible IRL equipment (e.g. use of a power metre instead of a trainer).
  • Miscalibrated trainer.
  • Config changes during race.


Anti-Doping Testing may be conducted at any round of the event.  Sport Integrity Australia may come to your location if they are testing.

Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE)

A TUE is an exemption that allows an athlete to use, for therapeutic purposes only, an otherwise prohibited substance or method (of administering a substance).  TUE approval may protect athletes from receiving a sanction if a prohibited substance is found in their sample.

If you are currently taking any medication, please check whether this substance is banned in or out of competition via

Further information on the TUE process can be found on the Sport Integrity Australia (SIA) website or by calling 1300 027 23.

Sport Integrity Australia App

Any athlete and official can download the SIA app. The SIA App has been designed with athletes in mind.

The App gives a complete list of all supplements sold in Australia that have been screened for prohibited substances by an independent laboratory. The testing and certification of sports supplements cannot provide athletes a 100% safety guarantee but does significantly lower the risk of a positive test. For non-tested supplements the App gives athletes access to a quiz to assess the risk posed by highlighting key risk factors.

The App can also be used to report doping, check if a medication is banned in sport, give SIA feedback on testing missions, and complete online education modules.


The series will have two classifications: individual and team.  Points will be awarded to teams and individuals based on final placing in each round.

Individual Rider Point Allocation

The following points will be awarded for race.  All categories leader points are calculated by the addition of all points accumulated using the following tables.


All ties will be broken in the following manner:

  • Most Wins;
  • If still tied, then number of top 5 results;
  • If still tied then there will be two winners/leaders.

Team Series Point Calculation

Team points are calculated by adding the individual rider ranking points of ALL riders.

In the event of a tie:

  • In the event that the positions are still tied, the sums of the placings obtained by their three best placed riders in the series.
  • In the event that the positions are still tied, the teams shall be separated by the placing of their best rider in the series.


Race Management

AusCyclingAdam Power
President of the Commissaires' Panel (PCP)TBC
ZwiftCraig Warnett

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