Selection Policies

2017 UCI BMX World Championships – Selection Criteria

Automatic Qualification

As per rule 6.4.005 of the Regulations, if a rider finishes as a main finalist in the previous year’s UCI BMX World Championships, they gain automatic qualification for the following years UCI BMX World Championship.

Qualifications

As per rule 6.4.005 of the Regulations, BMXA is permitted to register up to 16 riders in each Challenge Category for the UCI BMX World Championships. Accordingly, BMXA have in place the following selection criteria process to select riders in the Challenge category who wish to compete in the UCI BMX World Championships:

(1) All riders who wish to compete at the UCI BMX World Championships are required to submit a nomination form and accompanying payment information (ie credit card details) or fee to BMX Australia (BMXA) on the prescribed form and before the due date.

(2) Any rider who makes the Challenge Category Semi-Finals at the BMX National Championships (i.e. top 16 finish at the BMX National Championships) will be given preference to compete in the UCI BMX World Championships. For riders where a Challenge Category is not offered (ie 17 & Over Women), preference will be determined as per criteria requirement (3).

(3) Any rider who has completed an entry form for the UCI BMX World Championships will be offered any remaining positions, until all positions are exhausted in Challenge Categories. Priority of selections will be based on the dates entries are submitted to BMXA (ie a rider that enters on 16 March will be offered a position before a rider that enters on 18 March, unless they meet the criteria requirement (2))

(4) All riders will be contacted following Nationals to confirm their entry. No payments will be processed until confirmation has been given.

Eligibility requirements for Sprockets

In addition to the above, any Sprockets who competed in the Sprocket Categories at the BMX National Championships will be given preference to selection of available positions. At no stage will the results or placings be advertised from the BMX National Championships.

Selection Criteria: Click here for the 2017 Selection Criteria for UCI Events – Please note: This is For Elite and Junior Elite