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Race Categories

Race Categories and Age Groups

Novice – first time racers with the club, all ages may race this category only once (if you do not wish to race a category below) 
U19 Junior Hardtail – if you are turning 18 before Dec 31st this year you are in this category
Senior Hardtail – 19 years old and above
Under 13's - if you are turning 12 before Dec 31st this year you are in this category
Under 15's - if you are turning 14 before Dec 31st this year you are in this category
Under 17's - if you are turning 16 before Dec 31st this year you are in this category
Under 19's - if you are turning 18 before Dec 31st this year you are in this category
Female – all ages
Elite Female - All Ages - if you think you are up for it, you can race this category
Sport - a category for casual weekend and beginner downhill riders, for those 15 and over.
Expert - if you are turning 19 before Dec 31st this year, or older
Elite Men - All Ages - if you think you are up for it, you can race this category
Veterans - if you are 30 to 39 you may race in this category
Masters - If you are 40 to 49 you may race in this category
Super Masters - if you are 50+ you may race in this category
Chainless – For all ages but bike must have chain removed
Open – Category for all ages who want a second run. No medal or prizes

Note:
A rider for events in the ILMTB series can contest a category that is ‘more competitive', if they wish
The competition age is determined by the participant's age as at December 31st this year
If you choose a second category it must be clarified with the registration staff in the caravan, or with the Race Director (at the time of registering) 
Once you have selected a category for the season, you cannot change categories, however you can add categories if approved at the time of registration