The 2019 BMX Australia BAD BOY National Championships will be held at the Shepparton BMX Club in Northern Victoria from May 20-25.
Located just two hours outside of Melbourne, Shepparton has proved to be a hotspot of BMX competition for a number of years. Regular hosts of the BMXA National Series, the club also hosted the national titles back in 2014 and 2010.
With support from the Victorian State Government and Greater Shepparton City Council, it is expected that there will be 2000 entrants for Australia's premier BMX race week next year.
Shepparton BMX Club
96 Packham St, Shepparton VIC 3630
A draft schedule is below:
Monday May 20:
BMXA coaching sessions
Tuesday May 21:
Official practice day
Wednesday May 22:
Thursday May 23:
National championships: Cruiser class & Sprockets
Friday May 24:
National Championships: Challenge Classes
Saturday May 25:
National Championships: Championships Day
Sunday May 26:
*This is subject to change and a more defined schedule, plus details of the event for Wednesday May 22 will be released closer to the event.
Entries for the event will open on December 1, 2018.
For Challenge classes - CLICK HERE
: April 8, 2019
For Championship classes - CLICK HERE
April 15, 2019
For Pro Spectacular - CLICK HERE
: May 6, 2019
All BMX events in Australia, and in fact the world, rely on the hard work of officials. There is a vast network of experienced officials in Australia. Those with the relevant skills and who are eager to work alongside a great team of dedicated individuals can soon.
To join our team - CLICK HERE
(To officiate at a national event you must have State (Level 2) or above accreditation. Provisional State officials are also welcome to apply.)
To download the 2019 BMX Australia BAD BOY National Championships Technical Guide - CLICK HERE
SHEPPARTON AND SURROUNDS: WHERE TO STAY
The first thing to know is the Greater Shepparton Visitor Centre
should be your best friend when looking to find something that suits you and the needs of your travel party.
Greater Shepparton offers an extensive range of accommodation styles to suit a wide range of requirements and budgets. With over 1800 beds available within 15-20 minute radius of the event venue, accommodation options include: serviced apartments, quality hotels and motels, bed and breakfast facilities, caravan parks, cabins and camping.
This wide variety of options allows fantastic flexibility and value for money for people attending the nationals.
The Greater Shepparton Visitor Centre is open 7 days a week and provides prospective visitors with a professional service coupled with knowledgeable staff to take the hassle out of finding accommodation. Contact them using the details below:
By reaching out, you'll get the best assistance to help you find suitable accommodation to match your requirements.
The Greater Shepparton Visitor Centre can work with individuals, families, clubs, states or pro-teams to provide information on accommodation to suit their requirements.
When it comes to food, it’s important to note, most of the restaurants are within the Central Business District of Shepparton. And there are of course a number of supermarkets to buy your own to prepare at your accommodation, if that’s what you are after.
If you're looking for assistance in transport to Shepparton, BMXA advise to go through normal channels - either via the web or a travel agent.