2016 PDMBC Club Series Race 2 Pemberton

Gravity Club series race 2

Pemberton Mountain Bike Park

Again for 2016, PDMBC brings an exciting new All Mountain race format to Western Australia. The event format varies from race to race depending on the location, with key elements consisting of timed runs down a mostly downhill trail (moderately technical), with riding back to the top. Multiple race runs per day on different trails can be expected with the winner having the lowest aggregate time. Points from both events in the Gravity Club series count toward the series winner. You will be able to race the Roller events on almost all types of mountain bike, ensuring that it that your bike fit the clubs safe standards. Front and rear brakes, working suspension and bar ends.

The last Peel Districts Mountain Bike Club (PDMBC) Event of the year is the Gravity Club Roller held in Pemberton on 5th & 6th November . The event is held at the Pemberton Mountain Bike Park at the Pool on both days, and is accompanied by the Club’s end of year presentations and State Series Presentations on Saturday night at the Pemberton Sports Club.

OPTION to FANCY DRESS TO MAKE THIS A FUN, END OF YEAR LAST EVENT! 
 
If wearing Fancy Dress for the Event Races – Full Protective equipment must still also be worn.(see below)
Why not make an extra special effort and fancy dress for the Presentation Night as well! (Clean attire only)
PRIZES FOR THE BEST FANCY DRESS – for Racing and also for the Presentation Dinner.

Dinner and club presentations have been organised for Saturday night following the first half of the race. State Series Presentations and General Club Presentations will be held during the dinner, starting at 6.30pm at the Pemberton Sports Club. A special priced Buffet Dinner will be available for purchase when attending the Presentation Dinner Approx cost $20 per person (Adults). Pay on attending to get your dinner plate.

Accommodation options are also available, with more details below. Numbers are limited so book early when registering online for your event to avoid disappointment.

Race entry costs $45 for adult categories and U19s, and $35 for juniors. A day license ($25) is also required if you are not a current MTBA member. Registrations at the event are open from 12pm-1.30pm Saturday only and will attract a $20 additional late fee. MTBA card will need to be shown at rego for proof of membership (day licenses available).

Saturday practice & Sunday morning event is held at the amazing Pemberton Mountain Bike Park, located at the Pemberton Swimming Pool, Swimming Pool Rd. http://www.pembertonvisitor.com.au/pages/pemberton-mountain-bike-park  

Saturday practice starts at 1230pm. Racing starts at 2pm. This year Saturday will commence at the Pemberton Mountain Bike Park, so park at the swimming pool and you will be directed from there. The first days tracks will finish at the Trout Farm.

There will be a BBQ available for a small fee at the event for:

Saturday lunch

Sunday breakfast (set up at the trout farm/ finish line)

Sunday lunch

Sunday Practice is open at 8am, with racing starting at 10am. There will be several stages and we aim to have racing finished by 1pm. Presentations for the race and 2016 Gravity Club Series will commence immediately afterward and we aim to have everything done by 2pm. Help with cleaning up and packing up will be appreciated as this will get us all on the road on time.

General information on Pemberton, including accommodation and food can be found at http://www.pembertonvisitor.com.au/. Pemberton Caravan Park is recommended as an accommodation alternative because of its proximity to the Mountain Bike Park.

We look forward to seeing you all there!

Minimum Protective equipment: knee pads with shorts, helmet, gloves. A Full face helmet is recommended! Handle bars must have Bar ends or Plugs. Full race rules can be found by clicking here

There is a two minute penalty if you miss your start gate. Any runs after the first will be held in the same order as the first, with a designated time period allowed to get back to the top of the trail following any run

All Riders must sign on before practicing the course. Riding the course without being entered will result in – First Offense- Verbal Warning, Second Offence-1 Race Ban. Third Offense – Season Ban.

Only riders and designated officials wearing a helmet, and displaying a valid Number Plate on the front of the bike, will be allowed onto the course during official practice sessions. Number Plates to be displayed at all times, if plate is lost, you will need to acquire another for the nominal fee at registration. Your Plate must visible and legible at all times.

This is a club level series, aimed to be low cost, easy to participate in and most importantly fun.

Volunteers for Marshalling are needed! If we don’t have the right amount of marshals on both days then we don’t start on time. Please let us know prior to the event if you can or have a family member or friend that can help. 

We need:

  • 5-6 Marshalls (no experience needed)
  • 2-3 people to help setup and dismantle
  • Canteen Assistant to help with lunches.
Saturday practice & Sunday morning event is held at the amazing Pemberton Mountain Bike Park, located at the Pemberton Swimming Pool, Swimming Pool Rd. http://www.pembertonvisitor.com.au/pages/pemberton-mountain-bike-park 

 

Register here: 

https://online.mtba.asn.au/ERegister.aspx?E=3412

Annual General Meeting

NOTICE TO ALL CLUB MEMBERS

                 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING                

22nd October 2016

South Perth Foreshore – 4pm

Douglas Avenue (Near Wesley College Boatshed)

A relaxed sausage sizzle/barbecue will follow the AGM.

All Current and prospective financial members are invited and encouraged to attend.

This is your Club. Help us

  • Elect the 2016 – 2017 Executive Committee and fill any vacant General Committee positions
  • Receive Club’s annual reports
  • Review and discuss Club goals and plans going forward for the following year

All executive committee positions will become vacant and new nominations for positions are welcomed and encouraged.

Current committee members are eligible for nomination and re-election if no new nominations are received.

Please contact the Club Secretary by email at pdmbc08@yahoo.com.au by 12th October 2016 if you wish to nominate for an Executive Committee Position.

CURRENT EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

PRESIDENT: Sam Russell (Standing Down)

VICE PRESIDENT: Carl Fox

SECRETARY: Cathy Leagas

TREASURER: Louise Fox

 

As a not-for-profit organization the Club relies heavily on Volunteers to support the Executive Committee.

If you have skills that can assist us behind the scenes

or

If you are a Parent/Friend and plan to attend Events on a regular basis (we strongly encourage you to become a Club Member) and nominate to be on our General Committee. 

 

 

General committee members are entitled to participate and vote at committee meetings and can choose to be involved in areas such as:

  • Track development
  • Junior development
  • Grant and Sponsorships
  • Media
  • Event Applications
  • Trailers and Equipment Maintenance
  • Timing
  • Canteen Management

Alternatively nominate for any Event Volunteers positions and Commit to become a

  • Marshall
  • Canteen Helper
  • Bus Driver for Shuttled Events

Please contact the secretary by emailing pdmbc08@yahoo.com  and also attend the AGM.

 

PLEASE NOTE:  Only current financial club members over the age of 18 are entitled to nominate a nominee, place a vote for a nominee whether in person or by Proxy or be elected into a Committee position.

 

Proxy votes must be in writing and received prior to the election commencing to be eligible. Please copy then complete the proxy form below and email back before Friday 21st October 2016 after gaining your Proxy’s permission. Alternatively an eligible Proxy can hand deliver the proxy form to the Secretary prior to the AGM commencing on the day.

 

PDMBC PROXY FORM

I, _______________________________, a member of Peel District Mountain Bike Club, hereby appoint:

Name:             __________________________________________________________________________

Address:         __________________________________________________________________________

To be my proxy at the 2016 Annual General Meeting.

Signature:      ________________________________

Date:              ________________________________

State Champs Working Bee

I understand that this weekend is Father’s day but we still need to finish off the last bits of the track and the pits area for the State Champs.

Where – Goatfarm
When – Sunday 4th September
Time – 10am
Equipment – Shovels, picks, rakes, whipper snipper and brush cutters (bikes ????

Cheers Paul

PDMBC WA DOWNHILL STATE CHAMPIONSHIP – GOAT FARM

PDMBC WA DOWNHILL STATE

CHAMPIONSHIP

Goat Farm, WA

Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th September 2016

Presented by Peel districts mountain bike club.

Saturday rego and practice.

Late Rego will be open 11am-3pm on Saturday.

Practice: Track open 11.30am-4pm Saturday (Depending on Marshals).

Sunday rego and race.

Late rego will be open 8am-9am

Practice: Track open from 8am-10:30am

Racing: 11am-4pm

Location of the track can be found by clicking http://pdmbc.com/maps-n-trails

PricesTrack side rego will incur a $20 late fee

If you cannot do online rego please notify the club prior so you do not incur the late fee

  • Senior club members $80
  • Junior club members $60 (U13, U15 & U17)

Proof of Membership and Licence needed- please keep you receipt

Club membership $30

MTBA/Day licences apply $25

Online rego link – https://online.mtba.asn.au/ERegister.aspx?E=3332

Online registration closes on:   Thurs 8/09/2016 at midnight.  

Services Provided:

  • Toilets
  • St John Ambulance to provide first aid (Saturday and Sunday)
  • Sausages and Burgers and cold drinks available for purchase at the canteen adjacent to rego

Volunteers will be required to make this round happen!

Bring a Volunteer and receive ½ price registration or cash refund for the event.

We need:

·8-10 Marshalls (no experience needed, food supplied for the day)

·Canteen helpers

·4-5 people to help set up and dismantle

Conditions of entry.

If you do not have any of these items you will not be able to race (No grey area).

  • Australian Standards or equivalent Approved helmet
  • Elbow guards (Any quality moto or MTB shop will carry these.) my suggestions are G-form, 661, POC, TLD, Fox, Alpinestars and the list goes on, these do come in hard or soft shell. No makeshift elbow guards will be accepted.
  • Long sleeve shirt, to the wrist
  • Gloves
  • Long pants or knee guards with shorts so your knees are covered.
  • Bar ends on your handle bars

PDMBC WA DOWNHILL STATE ROUND 5 – WELLINGTON MILLS

PDMBC WA DOWNHILL

STATE ROUND 5

Wellington Mills, WA

Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th August 2016

Presented by Peel districts mountain bike club.

Saturday rego and practice.

Late Rego will be open 11am-3pm on Saturday.

Practice: Track open 11.30am-4pm Saturday (Depending on Marshals).

Sunday rego and race.

Late rego will be open 8am-9am

Practice: Track open from 8am-10:30am

Racing: 11am-3pm

Location of the track can be found by clicking http://pdmbc.com/maps-n-trails

PricesTrack side rego will incur a $20 late fee

If you cannot do online rego please notify the club prior so you do not incur the late fee.

As this is a shuttled event, the price for this race is $20 higher to cover the cost of the buses and drivers.

  • Senior club members $100
  • Junior club members $80 (U13, U15 & U17)

Proof of Membership and Licence needed- please keep you receipt

Club membership $30

MTBA/Day licences apply $25

Online rego link – https://online.mtba.asn.au/ERegister.aspx?E=3232

Online registration closes on:   Wed 10/08/2016 at midnight.  

Services Provided:

  • Shuttles to the top of the track for participants
  • Toilets
  • St John Ambulance to provide first aid (Saturday and Sunday)
  • Sausages and Burgers and cold drinks available for purchase at the canteen adjacent to rego

Volunteers will be required to make this round happen!

Bring a Volunteer and receive ½ price registration or cash refund for the event.

We need:

·Bus drivers (for mini bus – requires a  C class licence only.)

·8-10 Marshalls (no experience needed, food supplied for the day)

·Canteen helpers

·4-5 people to help set up and dismantle

Conditions of entry.

If you do not have any of these items you will not be able to race (No grey area).

  • Australian Standards or equivalent Approved helmet
  • Elbow guards (Any quality moto or MTB shop will carry these.) my suggestions are G-form, 661, POC, TLD, Fox, Alpinestars and the list goes on, these do come in hard or soft shell. No makeshift elbow guards will be accepted.
  • Long sleeve shirt, to the wrist
  • Gloves
  • Long pants or knee guards with shorts so your knees are covered.
  • Bar ends on your handle bars

PDMBC WA DOWNHILL STATE ROUND 4 – GOLDEN GROVE

PDMBC WA DOWNHILL

STATE ROUND 4

Golden Grove, WA

Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th June 2016

Presented by Peel districts mountain bike club.

Saturday rego and practice.

Late Rego will be open 11am-3pm on Saturday.

Practice: Track open 11.30am-4pm Saturday (Depending on Marshals).

Sunday rego and race.

Late rego will be open 8am-9am

Practice: Track open from 8am-10:30am

Racing: 11am-3pm

Location of the track can be found here:  CLICK HERE FOR GOLDEN GROVE

 

PricesTrack side rego will incur a $20 late fee

If you cannot do online rego please notify the club prior so you do not incur the late fee

  • Senior club members $80
  • Junior club members $60 (U13, U15 & U17)

Proof of Membership and Licence needed- please keep you receipt

Club membership $30

MTBA/Day licences apply $25

Online rego link – https://online.mtba.asn.au/ERegister.aspx?E=3180

Online registration closes on:   Thursday 23/06/2016 at midnight.  

Services Provided:

  • Toilets
  • St John Ambulance to provide first aid (Saturday and Sunday)
  • Canteen

Volunteers will be required to make this round happen!

Bring a Volunteer and receive ½ price registration or cash refund for the event.

We need:

·8-10 Marshalls (no experience needed, food supplied for the day)

·4-5 people to help set up and dismantle

Conditions of entry.

If you do not have any of these items you will not be able to race (No grey area).

  • Australian Standards or equivalent Approved helmet
  • Elbow guards (Any quality moto or MTB shop will carry these.) my suggestions are G-form, 661, POC, TLD, Fox, Alpinestars and the list goes on, these do come in hard or soft shell. No makeshift elbow guards will be accepted.
  • Long sleeve shirt, to the wrist
  • Gloves
  • Long pants or knee guards with shorts so your knees are covered.
  • Bar ends on your handle bars

PDMBC WA DOWNHILL STATE ROUND 3 – WELLI MILLS

PDMBC WA DOWNHILL 

STATE ROUND 3

Wellington Mills, WA

Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th May 2016

Presented by Peel districts mountain bike club.

Saturday rego and practice.

Late Rego will be open 11am-3pm on Saturday.

Practice: Track open 11.30am-4pm Saturday (Depending on Marshals).

Sunday rego and race.

Late rego will be open 8am-9am

Practice: Track open from 8am-10:30am

Racing: 11am-3pm

Location of the track can be found by clicking http://pdmbc.com/maps-n-trails

PricesTrack side rego will incur a $20 late fee

If you cannot do online rego please notify the club prior so you do not incur the late fee.

As this is a shuttled event, the price for this race is $20 higher to cover the cost of the buses and drivers.

  • Senior club members $100
  • Junior club members $80 (U13, U15 & U17)

Proof of Membership and Licence needed- please keep you receipt

Club membership $30

MTBA/Day licences apply $25

Online rego link – https://online.mtba.asn.au/ERegister.aspx?E=3107

Online registration closes on:   Wed 25/05/2016 at midnight.  

Services Provided:

  • Shuttles to the top of the track for participants
  • Toilets
  • St John Ambulance to provide first aid (Saturday and Sunday)
  • Sausages and Burgers and cold drinks available for purchase at the canteen adjacent to rego

Volunteers will be required to make this round happen!

Bring a Volunteer and receive ½ price registration or cash refund for the event.

We need:

·Bus drivers (for mini bus – requires a  C class licence only.)

·8-10 Marshalls (no experience needed, food supplied for the day)

·Canteen helpers

·4-5 people to help set up and dismantle

Conditions of entry.

If you do not have any of these items you will not be able to race (No grey area).

  • Australian Standards or equivalent Approved helmet
  • Elbow guards (Any quality moto or MTB shop will carry these.) my suggestions are G-form, 661, POC, TLD, Fox, Alpinestars and the list goes on, these do come in hard or soft shell. No makeshift elbow guards will be accepted.
  • Long sleeve shirt, to the wrist
  • Gloves
  • Long pants or knee guards with shorts so your knees are covered.
  • Bar ends on your handle bars

PDMBC WA DOWNHILL STATE ROUND 2 – WELLI MILLS

PDMBC WA DOWNHILL STATE ROUND 2

Wellington Mills, WA

Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th April

Presented by Peel districts mountain bike club.

 

Saturday rego and practice.

Late Rego will be open 11am-3pm on Saturday.

Practice: Track open 11.30am-4pm Saturday (Depending on Marshals).

Sunday rego and race.

Late rego will be open 8am-9am

Practice: Track open from 8am-10:30am

Racing: 11am-3pm

Location of the track can be found by clicking here

Prices: Track side rego will incur a $20 late fee

If you cannot do online rego please notify the club prior so you do not incur the late fee.
As this is a shuttled event, the price for this race is $20 higher to cover the cost of the buses and drivers.

  • Senior club members $100
  • Junior club members $80 (U13, U15 & U17)

Proof of Membership and Licence needed- please keep you receipt

Club membership $30

MTBA/Day licences apply $25

Online rego link – https://online.mtba.asn.au/ERegister.aspx?E=3065 

Online registration closes on:   Wednesday 20/04/2016 at 2000 (WA time)

Services Provided:

  • Shuttles to the top of the track for participants
  • Toilets,
  • St John Ambulance to provide first aid (Saturday and Sunday),
  • Sausages and Burgers and cold drinks available for purchase at the canteen adjacent to rego

Volunteers will be required to make this round happen!

Bring a Volunteer and receive ½ price registration or cash refund for the event.

We need:

Bus driver (for mini bus – requires a  C class licence only.)

8-10 Marshalls (no experience needed, food supplied for the day)

Canteen helpers

4-5 people to help set up and dismantle

Conditions of entry.

If you do not have any of these items you will not be able to race (No grey area).

  • Australian Standards or equivalent Approved helmet
  • Elbow guards (Any quality moto or MTB shop will carry these.) my suggestions are G-form, 661, POC, TLD, Fox, Alpinestars and the list goes on, these do come in hard or soft shell. No makeshift elbow guards will be accepted.
  • Long sleeve shirt, to the wrist
  • Gloves
  • Long pants or knee guards with shorts so your knees are covered.
  • Bar ends on your handle bars

PDMBC WA DOWNHILL SKILLS DAY AND CLUB ROUND 1 – GOAT FARM

PDMBC WA DOWNHILL SKILLS AND DEVELOPMENT DAY AND CLUB ROUND 1

Goat Farm, Greenmount, WA

Skills and Development Day, Saturday 2nd April 2016

WA Club Round 1, Sunday 3rd April 2016

Presented by Peel districts mountain bike club.

 

Saturday skills and development day.

Late Rego will NOT be available on Saturday.

Track open 11.30am-4pm Saturday (Depending on Marshals).

We recommend you bring protective equipment such as knee pads, long sleeve jersey and gloves. A helmet is mandatory.

Sunday rego and race.

Late rego will be open 8am-9am

Practice: Track open from 8am-10:30am

Racing: 11am-3pm

Prices: Track side rego will incur a $20 late fee

If you cannot do online rego please notify the club prior so you do not incur the late fee.

  • Senior club members $45
  • Junior club members $35 (U13, U15 & U17)

Proof of Membership and Licence needed- please keep you receipt

Club membership $30

MTBA/Day licences apply $25

Online rego link – https://online.mtba.asn.au/ERegister.aspx?E=2964

Online registration closes on:   Thursday 31/04/2016 at midnight (WA time)

Services Provided:

  • Toilets,
  • St John Ambulance to provide first aid (Saturday and Sunday),
  • Sausages and Burgers and cold drinks available for purchase at the canteen adjacent to rego (Sunday only)

Volunteers will be required to make this round happen!

Bring a Volunteer and receive ½ price registration or cash refund for the event.

We need:

8-10 Marshalls (no experience needed, food supplied for the day)

Canteen helpers

4-5 people to help set up and dismantle

Conditions of entry.

If you do not have any of these items you will not be able to race (No grey area).

  • Australian Standards or equivalent Approved helmet
  • Elbow guards (Any quality moto or MTB shop will carry these.) my suggestions are G-form, 661, POC, TLD, Fox, Alpinestars and the list goes on, these do come in hard or soft shell. No makeshift elbow guards will be accepted.
  • Long sleeve shirt, to the wrist
  • Gloves
  • Long pants or knee guards with shorts so your knees are covered.
  • Bar ends on your handle bars

PDMBC WA DOWNHILL STATE ROUND 1 – ALBANY

WA DOWNHILL STATE ROUND 1
Mt Clarence Downhill Track – Albany, WA
Saturday 5th of March to Sunday 6th of March.
Presented by the Albany Mountain Bike Club
Albany RD 1 2016
Great weekend of riding! Heaps of fun! Come along to race or just to spectate.
PLEASE NOTE:
All participants and spectators are also required to park in designated car parks and not by the side of the road.  In some cases this will require participants to park at the bottom of the hill and bring their bike and race equipment up on foot.  The City of Albany has enforced parking rules on the Mounts before, fines may be incurred.
Saturday rego and practice
Late Rego will be open 11am – 3pm on Saturday. $20 late fee will be charged.
Practice: Track open 11.30am – 4pm Saturday (Depending on Marshals).
Sunday rego and race
Late rego will be open 8am-9am $20 late fee will be charged.
Practice will be open from 8am-10:30am
Racing 11am-3pm
Prices
Avoid disappointment & incurring a $20 late fee on track side rego by registering online early.
If you cannot do online rego please notify the Club prior so you do not incur the late fee.
Senior club members $80
Junior club members $60 (U13, U15 & U17) 
Proof of Licence needed – MTBA Card or please show your receipt if you have done it recently
MTBA/Day licences apply for non-members: $25
Online registration link
Online registration closes on: Thursday 3rd of March at midnight (WA time)
Volunteers will be required to make this round happen!
Bring a Volunteer and receive ½ price registration or cash refund for the event.
Please let us know if you are bringing a volunteer.
Conditions of entry.
If you do not have any of these items you will not be able to race (No grey area).
  • Australian Standards or equivalent Approved helmet (no two piece helmets)
  • Elbow guards (Any quality moto or MTB shop will carry these.) my suggestions are G-form, 661, POC, TLD, Fox, Alpinestars and the list goes on, these do come in hard or soft shell. No makeshift elbow guards will be accepted.
  • Long sleeve shirt, to the wrist
  • Gloves
  • Long pants or knee guards with shorts so your knees are covered.
  • Bar ends on your handle bars
Trail location can be found here.
 Contact Chris (Albany MTB Club President) directly if you have any questions!