New to BMX?

BMX is one of the fastest growing sports in Australia. It is one of the only sports where total family participation can take place.

Riders of all ages (from 2 to 50+) can compete in organised race meetings throughout Australia. The sport of BMX racing ranges from club level right through to state, national and world championship level for all ages.

BMX is also an Olympic sport!

Any rider has the chance to ride at a national championships and compete in the world championships.


BMX is not only a sport for boys and dads. Girls and mums can race and enjoy competition in their own age groups with other females.

Whether you’re a parent or not, BMX is one big family where great friendships can be made and the competition structure can give the community the opportunity to visit many new places.


You can ride any 20 inch or 24 inch (cruiser) BMX bike.

Just remove any mudguards, chain guards, kick-stand, pegs and reflectors, for the safety of yourself and other riders.

Ensure that there are no sharp edges on your handlebars (i.e. no torn grips with exposed metal) or pedals, etc.

You need a rear hand brake that works. An official will be available to check your bike for you and help with any minor adjustments.


LONG PANTS or track pants that are fitted at the ankle are acceptable to race in.

LONG SLEEVE TOP or RACE JERSEY that is fitted at the wrist.

Any type of GLOVES that have complete hand and finger protection.

A full face HELMET that covers the ears. Some clubs have a spare that you can borrow.

You must wear fully enclosed SHOES to protect your feet.


As part of becoming a member of BMX Australia, you receive a virtual licence via the BMXA App. To download the BMXA App and log in using your membership number and password – CLICK HERE

You can also now have multiple licences on the BMX App – To see how to do this – CLICK HERE.


V-Insurance Group is the Insurance Broker for BMXA . V-Insurance has worked closely with BMXA to design an insurance program for our members.

This insurance cover applies when members and other insured persons/entities are involved in activities that are sanctioned by BMXA.

These activities include events, training sessions held by a BMXA accredited coach, meetings, fundraising activities and travel to and from these activities.

For more information about your insurance coverage, and to pay careful attention to the benefits available under your Personal Accident component.  CLICK HERE 


As a new member of BMX, you’ll need a race plate, which is attached to the front of your bike. For information on how to obtain your Race Plate Number and what colour to use – CLICK HERE.

SEAL Custom BMX Race Plates is the official race plates supplier for BMXA.

To grab your race plate or design your own custom BMX race plate – CLICK HERE