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The sixth round of the 2018 National Series is ready to go and it is sure to be a spectacle as over 400 riders converge on Tuggeranong BMX Club in the ACT.

COVER PIC: Tuggeranong’s Stella Andrews repping at Cross Keys BMX Club in Rd5 of the 2018 BMXA National Series. (pic courtesy of Get Snapt)


Home to Olympian and former world no.1, Caroline Buchanan, the Tuggeranong track has received copious amounts of attention over the last few years and the fully upgraded course is ready to host red hot racing from riders from around the country.

Headlining the weekend are an exciting batch of riders who will be competing in the men’s and women’s superclass division.

Coming hot out of the oven first is local hero, Harriet Burbidge-Smith (Canberra BMX Club), who has recently been shredding it on the international mountain bike circuit as well as qualifying for the 2018 Red Bull Pump Track World Championships in the USA.

Joining #Haznation in the women’s contingent is multiple age group world champion Des’ree Barnes from Beenleigh, 2016 women’s elite Aussie champion Leanna Curtis and Tuggeranong’s very own Felicia Thomas.

Racing in the male competition is 2018 junior elite national champion Nathaniel Rodway from Lake Macquarie, as well as Queensland’s Jayce Cunning and New South Welshmen Jack Davis, Brad Shaylor, Oliver Moran and Rory McNamara.

To see the full riders list – CLICK HERE.

Before action gets underway, below are some key things to remember to help ensure you can focus all your time and effort into what’s happening on the track.

Registration will open at 12pm AEST on Saturday September 15 and close at 2:30pm later in the afternoon. NOTE: this window is your only opportunity to register for the weekend. No Rego, No Racing.

There will be a freestyle exhibition from 12pm and what better way to kickstart your weekend than with an exciting display from some awesome Aussie stylers.

Practice will begin at 1pm with our participation class wrapping up the session at 3:15pm.

Next on the menu is the main course with racing (motos 1 & 2) for ALL AGES commencing from 3:30pm and is expected to finish at 5:30pm.

It will be all quiet on the Tuggeranong front until 8:30am on Sunday when warm–ups will run through till 10am.

Moto 3 will begin at 10:15am with racing running through into the finals which is guesstimated to finish at 1pm.

For a full schedule of proceedings – CLICK HERE.

Age practice is for both 20” & Cruiser i.e. there will NOT be a specific cruiser practice time slot.

The above Moto times may change pending rider numbers and incidents outside of the event management’s control.

Presentations will be done as riders complete their respective finals across the finish line.

Please note that the above times are subject to change at short notice and any alterations will be published through BMXA social media pages.

For all information on the event – be sure to check out the BMXA event page HERE.

Good luck to all riders and we can’t wait to see you all in action!