AusCycling | Officials | Frequently Asked Questions

Officials | Frequently Asked Questions

Your accreditation will continue to be recognised as it currently is until you are re-accredited or undertake further training.

If you are a trainee of a current BMXA,  CA or MTBA course continue to finalise the requirements to receive your accreditation.

After re-accreditation your accreditation will change as follows:

Previous BMX, MTB, CX, Road, Track Accreditations

New AusCycling Accreditations

BMX Club Commissaire

AusCycling BMX Club Official

CA Level 1 & 2 Commissaire,
BMX State Commissaire,
MTBA Regional Level Commissaire

AusCycling Regional Commissaire

CA Level 3 Commissaire,
BMX National Commissaire
MTBA National Level Commissaire

AusCycling National Commissaire

CA BMX Freestyle Judge Course

AusCycling BMX Freestyle Judge Course


No.  You will still be required to undertake a second part process and have sufficient experience to undertake a National Course.  Only current CA Level 2 Commissaires are eligible for the AusCycling National Road and Track Courses.  Further details of the additional training opportunities for Level 1 Road and Track Commissaires will be available early in 2021.

The Commissaire and Official courses are valuable for anyone to undertake whatever your experience.  As such we do not offer RCC for any Commissaire course.

AusCycling offers comprehensive insurance for all accredited Commissaires and Official including:

  • Professional Indemnity Insurance ($5,000,000)
  • Public and Products Liability ($20,000,000)
  • Personal Accident Insurance

For further information, and to download the policy statement, please see https://www.auscycling.org.au/membership/other/insurance-overview

Your accreditation will last until the re-accreditation date for the latest discipline you were accredited in.

All Commissaires and Officials  must maintain, at minimum, at Non-Ride members to retain their accreditation. 

For more information on membership please visit https://www.auscycling.org.au/membership

If required and permitted by state or territory legislation, Commissaires or Officials must hold an appropriate and up to date Working With Children Check if you are working with children or vulnerable people. 

It is the responsibility of the Commissaires or Official to keep this up to date at all times and provide the required records to the appropriate government authority. 

For further information regarding Working With Children Checks relevant to your state/territory please refer to the relevant fact sheet below:

Note: If a Commissaire/Official in WA is not working with children OR are exempted you are not permitted to gain a Working With Children Check.  In the case of an exemption you must complete a Member Protection Declaration

Individuals may not be required to obtain a Working With Children Check if you are registered with a State or Territory Institute of Teaching, Department of Protective Services or similar.  In this case proof of registration must be provided to AusCycling.

All commissaires receive a 4 year accreditation period.

  • A current member of AusCycling membership - at minimum this must be  a Non-Riding Membership.
  • A current Commissaire or Official accreditation relevant to the discipline you will work in. 
  • Your Working with Children Check (or equivalent) needs to be current and valid, relevant to your State or Territory - unless exempt.*

*Note: If a official or Commissaire in WA is not working with children OR are exempted you are not permitted to gain a Working With Children Check.  In the case of an exemption you must complete a Member Protection Declaration

Individuals may not be required to obtain a Working With Children Check if you are registered with a State or Territory Institute of Teaching, Department of Protective Services or similar.  In this case proof of registration must be provided to AusCycling.

AusCycling has released new Technical Regulations which are a chapter based format representing General Regulations and all of the individual disciplines.  These include:

  • General Regulations
  • BMX Racing
  • BMX Freestyle
  • Cyclo-Cross
  • Cycling ESport
  • Mountain Bike
  • Para-Cycling
  • Road
  • Track

Please note the BMX Regulations do not come into effect until January 1 2021.  Until this time the BMXA Rule Book should continue to be used. 

For further information, and to download the Technical Regulations, please see https://auscycling.org.au/page/about/governance-rules-policies

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