Licensing

FOR CHAMPIONSHIP CATEGORIES

  • REGISTRATION AGE OF PARTICPANT IS AGE ON DECEMBER 31, 2023
    • All participants must be prepared to present their license upon demand at the event

    • All participants must be licensed to compete in the appropriate discipline

    • Domestic licenses from other countries or within Canada are not permitted for Championship categories

    • No one-day event licenses will be sold for the Championship Categories, but will be available for challenge races

    • License must be presented during race package pickup

    • To be able to participate and race in all categories, including UCI recognized Championship categories, riders must be either a Canadian citizen (including dual citizenships), permanent resident, landed immigrant or an individual with refugee status. Proof of citizenship or residence may be required (passport, permanent resident card, landed immigrant status or refugee status papers)

    • Eligibility to compete for the Canadian champion title/podium/points/medals: Only Canadian Citizens (“Cat Nat: CAN” as listed on their UCI license) will have access to the Canadian Champion title, Canadian Championships podium positions, UCI points and Canadian Championship medals

    • Should a non-citizen (permanent resident, landed immigrant or individual with refugee status) place amongst the top three overall finishers in the race category, a podium presentation will take place based on order of finish of the race and a second podium presentation based on the Canadian Championships results of eligible Canadian citizens will follow

    • Proof of residence may be required (this includes driver’s license, permanent resident card).

  • All athletes must be in possession of a valid UCI/Cycling Canada international license. 

 

  • FOR NON-CHAMPIONSHIP CATEGORIES (Challenge)

    • Adult Riders are eligible to participate in the “Sportif” race, and only require a provincial license (NON-UCI) or FOR BC RESIDENTS ONLY, may purchase a 1 Day Racing License through Cycling BC

    • Youth are eligible to participate in the U13 / U15 / U17 races, and only require a provincial license (NON-UCI) or FOR BC RESIDENTS ONLY, may purchase a 1 Day Racing License through Cycling BC

Covid 19 Policy

As recommended by BC Health Authority/Viasport guidelines for COVID-19, we are advising participants to perform a health check prior to the event and not attend if they are feeling unwell and experiencing the associated symptoms of Covid-19.   We recommend that participants and spectators to be fully vaccinated in order to mitigate the risks of exposure while travelling / gathering in large groups at the event, and the consequent potential for serious illness.   

Event Schedule and Fees

 

Course Map

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Course Map

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Parking

 

Vehicle Parking will be made available for both participants and spectators at the Vancouver Island Technology Park (VITP).  Parking will be available at the main venue as well as adjacent parking to the North of the Tech Park and east of the Park.  See Map. Parking attendants will be onhand to help direct traffic to available areas.  Note that some areas will be closed off so that they remain accessible to VITP employees and staff.   

 

Team Tent Reservation

  • Nov 26 - Cross Nationals / Bear Cross Grand Prix Team Tent Reservation
    Nov 26, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. PST
    Victoria, 4464 Markham St #2201, Victoria, BC V8Z 7X8, Canada
  • Nov 27 - Cross Nationals / Bear Cross Grand Prix Team Tent Reservation
    Nov 27, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. PST
    Victoria, 4464 Markham St #2201, Victoria, BC V8Z 7X8, Canada