2011 Youth Calendar

2011 Youth Calendar

Postby Chris S » Wed Dec 01, 2010 11:52 am

Info from Mark McKay:

Road Racing 2011
Fri - Mon 29 April 2011 - 02 May 2011 Isle of Man Youth Tour Isle of Man
Saturday 07 May 2011 Hillingdon Slipstreamers Hillingdon, W London
Sunday 15 May 2011 Omega Youth Circuits Portsmouth
Fri - Sun 27 May 2011- 29 May 2011 NW Youth Tour Lancashire
Sat - Sun 18 June 2011 - 19 June 2011 Hetton Park Crits Hetton Park, NE
Saturday 02 July 2011 Tour of Blackpool Blackpool
Sunday 03 July 2011 Taunton Circuit Races Taunton, Somerset
Sunday 24 July 2011 Youth National Circuit Champs Lister Park, Bradford
Saturday 30 July 2011 Tywyn Youth Crits Tywyn, NW Wales
Saturday 27 August 2011 Maindy Flyers @ Tredegar Tredegar, S.Wales

Track Racing 2011
Now for the 2011 national track calendar (time to start using our track skills being learnt at Caird Park, Bellahouston, Meadowbank & Manchester against those pesky English)... Don't forget all National Series events - track and circuit need to be entered well in advance – at least 1 month and maybe more to avoid the disappointment of not getting in because oversubscribed)... see www.britishcycling.org.uk and follow the calendar links.

Saturday May 14th Northern Omnium rd 1, Scunthorpe
Sunday May 22nd Northern Omnium rd 2, Newcastle under Lyme
Saturday June 4th Northern Omnium rd 3, Dundee
Sunday June 5th Northern Omnium rd 4, Edinburgh
Saturday June 11th Northern Omnium rd 5, Manchester
Sunday August 14th National Omnium Finals (for qualifiers), Manchester

Sunday August 21st National Yth & Jun Track Champs, Manchester
Monday August 22nd National Yth & Jun Track Champs, Manchester
Tuesday August 23rd National Yth & Jun Track Champs, Manchester
Wednesday August 24th National Yth & Jun Track Champs, Manchester
Thursday August 25th National Yth & Jun Track Champs, Manchester
Friday August 26th National Yth & Jun Track Champs, Manchester

Happy planning.... Any questions about racing and stuff, just get in touch...

Mark McKay
British Cycling Olympic Talent Coach - Scotland
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Re: 2011 Youth Calendar

Postby Colin A » Mon Jan 10, 2011 1:11 pm

The Scottish Youth cycling is concentrated into a series of races:

Our two races are counted as part of the series :D . The Ellon crit in 2011 will now ne a youth event only.

2011 SSTS Provisional Calendar (as of December 13, 2010):
1. *Sunday March 13 Circuit – Kelso
2. Thursday April 14 Circuit – Ingliston
3. Sunday May 8 Track – Dundee
4. Saturday May 14 Circuit – Ingliston
5. Saturday June 4 *Track – Dundee
6. Sunday June 5 *Track – Edinburgh
7. Fri August 5 – Sat 7 *Track – Edinburgh
8. *Thursday August 11 Circuit – Glasgow
9. Saturday August 20 *Circuit - Renfrewshire
10. Saturday August 27 Circuit – Alford
11. Sunday August 28 TT – Dundee
12. Sunday September 4 Circuit – Ellon
13. Sunday September 11 Track – Dundee
14. Saturday September 24 Circuit – Kelso
15. *Saturday October 15 HC – Linlithgow

*Red events are Bonus Rounds that carry 10 bonus points for starting

Standards for the 2011 Scottish Skinny Tires Series (SSTS):
1. Youth A & B to ride appropriate bikes (road or track)
2. Youth C to ride track bikes on track or any bike for road
3. Circuit Race events; Event 1 = Yth A/B Boys (min 40mins). Event 2 = Yth A/B Girls (min 30mins). Event 3 = Yth C’s (min 20mins)
4. If a limited number of events (or time of circuit opening) is available to organisers then priority given (in order of preference) to A’s, B’s & C’s subject to circuit race timings above
5. Circuit Race events; 1 Prime halfway through each event to carry 5 bonus points for 1st placed in each category
6. Strict gear checking adhered to
7. Standard Terminology/Signage required on race days – eg ‘Registration’ ‘Gear-check’ ‘Briefing area’
8. SSTS Overall based on; 2/3rds of races to count in final standings
9. 10 Bonus Points available for starting *Bonus Events. Starting event is a pre-requisite
10. Track Omnium qualifying points to be based on the final overall at each event
11. Qualifying points allocated according to number of starters per category in circuit races; eg if 30 starters then 30 to the winner down to 1 for last place in that category (inclusive of dnf’s)
12. Top 3 in each event score an extra 5, 3, 1 points
13. Leaders Tables for male/female in each category
14. Leaders Jersey’s for male/female in each category (Blue & Pink)
15. 2 different coloured body numbers for the 2 catergories in A + B joint races & M-F in C races
16. SSTS Leader jerseys to be awarded after each event to the overall leader in each category
17. Points tables to be updated and online as soon as possible after each event
18. Ideally - video camera recording finishing positions at all bunch events
19. Minumum of 1 Scottish Cycling representative at each event to help race organisers
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