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Events for 2019
 

To Enter a VCV Event:

1. You must have a current AVCC licence.

2. A non-flashing tail light must be securely fitted to the bike, visible from a minimum of 100 meters.

3. All riders MUST have competed in at least 3 VCV affiliated club races with the club you have joined before entering an Open event so your club handicapper can submit a mark to the State handicapper.

Entries and Licence
To compete in any VCV event, you must have an Australian Veteran Cycling Council (AVCC) licence (see the Membership Page). Entries to Opens and Championship events are done online prior to the day. No late entries will be accepted. No exceptions! Postal entries are no longer accepted.

Scratching Policy
Riders wishing to scratch from VCV Open Events can do so until midnight of the day entries close, no later. Entry fees will be refunded less a $5 administration fee. To scratch from an event contact us via email.

2019 Events

Bill Long Camperdown to Warrnambool 74km Open Handicap
Saturday 16th February 2019 - This is an aggregate points race
Host Club - VCV sponsored event
Race still to be confirmed. More details to follow.
Entries are not yet open.
 
VCV State Criterium Championships
Sunday 24th February 2019 - 2 Aggregate Points
Host Club - Northern Cycling
Held from National Boulevard, Campbellfield, Victoria (behind Ford). Attendees will be directed to the car parking area.
Gradings and Placings.
All races will be held as graded events - Grades A to F. Gradings are done by the State Handicapper under guidance from Club Handicappers.
Men and women will race together but be awarded separate placings, ie first 3 men in each grade will receive medallions and the first 3 women in the same grade will receive medallions as well.
Intermediate Sprint - each grade will have an intermediate sprint, with a medallion for the first man and first woman in each grade.
Start Times  
10.00am - Grades D and F 11.00am - Grades C and E
12 noon - B Grade 1.00pm - A Grade
Race Time/Distances  
A grade 60 minutes plus 2 laps B grade 50 minutes plus 2 laps
C grade 45 minutes plus 2 laps D grade 40 minutes plus 2 laps
E grade 35 minutes plus 2 laps F grade 30 minutes plus 2 laps
Presentations - at the conclusion of each event.
Catering - Coffee, drinks and other food (no meals) will be available at the Cafe, and a free barbeque will be provided.
Registrations - at the Cafe.
Entries close Tuesday midnight 19th February.
Entry fee $10, transponder hire $5

Entries are not yet open.

Gradings - A gradings list will be available after registrations close.

 
Central Vets O'Brien Contracting 64.5km Open Handicap
Sunday 10th March 2019 - This is an aggregate points race
Host Club - Central Victorian Veterans Cycling Club
Held at 9:30am from Newbridge Rd, Woodstock on Loddon, Victoria
Entries close midnight Tuesday 5th March 2019. Entry Fee $25, transponder hire $5
Entries are not yet open.

 
Eastern Cycling 60km Open
Sponsored by Croydon Cycleworks
Saturday 23rd March 2019 - This is an aggregate points race
Host Club - Eastern Cycling Club
To be held at 1.30pm. Registrations opposite the Royal Hotel (put 26 Emily St in your GPS) round the corner in Manners St, Seymour. NOTE - Race briefing and start are 6km from registrations point, and are 3.5km along Seymour - Avenel Road. See map below. Allow enough time to get to the start.
Download directions and maps
Entries close midnight Tuesday 19th March 2019.
Entry Fee $25, transponder hire $5
Entries are not yet open.

 
Eureka Vets Ron Rivette Classic 56km Open Handicap
Sunday 7th April 2019 - This is an aggregate points race
Host Club - Eureka Veterans Cycling Club
Held at 10am from Learmonth Yacht Club, Learmonth, Victoria
Download course map
Entries close midnight Tuesday 2nd April 2019.
Entry Fee $25, transponder hire $5
Entries are not yet open.

 
Australian Veterans Cycling Championships 2019
Saturday 20th April to Monday 23rd April
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Maryborough, Victoria.
All events are held as 5 year age groups.
 
Details still to be finalised.

 
Northern Cycling Top Tech Panels Benghazi 77km Handicap
40th Anniversary Race
Thursday 25th April 2019 - This is an aggregate points race
Host Club - Northern Cycling
Held at 1pm from Lancefield Park Recreation Reserve, Woodend-Lancefield Road, Lancefield, Victoria. Start in McMasters Lane.
Entries close one week before at midnight Thursday 18th April.
Entry Fee $25, transponder hire $5
Entries are not yet open.

 
Warrnambool Brennan Hall Memorial 66km Open Handicap
Sunday 5th May 2019 - This is an aggregate points race
Host Club - Warrnambool Veterans Cycling Club
Held at 10am from Dixie Memorial Hall, Terang Timboon Rd, Dixie
Entries close midnight Tuesday 30th April 2019.
Entry Fee $25, transponder hire $5
Entries are not yet open.

 
Colac Vets May Open 58.7km Handicap
Sunday 26th May 2019 - This is an aggregate points race
Host Club - Colac Veterans Cycling Club
Held at 10am from Cororooke Hall, Cororooke, Victoria
Download course map.
Entries close midnight Tuesday 21st May 2019
Entry Fee $25, transponder hire $5
Entries are not yet open.

 
VCV State Time Trial Championships
Sunday 8th September 2019 - Two aggregate points.
Hosted by Veteran Cycling Victoria
Raced in 5 year age groups
To be held at Balliang, Victoria. More details to come.
Entries close midnight Tuesday 3rd September 2019.
Entry Fee $10, transponder hire $5
Entries are not yet open.

 
Geelong & Surf Coast Layard Park 64.5km Open Handicap
Sunday 27th October 2019 - This is an aggregate points race
Host Club - Geelong & Surf Coast Veterans Cycling Club
Held at 10am from the Paraparap Clubrooms, Paraparap, Victoria
Entries close midnight Tuesday 22nd Oct 2019.
Entry Fee $25, transponder hire $5
Entries are not yet open.

 
VCV State Road Race Championships
Sunday 17th November 2019 - 2 Aggregate Points
Hosted by Eureka on behalf of Veteran Cycling Victoria
To be held as graded races.
More details to come.
Entries close midnight Tuesday 12th November 2019.
Entry Fee $10. Transponder hire $5
Entries are not yet open.

 
 
 
 
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