VCV Open Calendar

To Enter a V.C.V. Event:
1. You must have a current A.V.C.C. licence.
2. A non-flashing tail light must be securely fitted to the bike, visible from a minimum of 100 meters.
3. All riders MUST have competed in at least 3 V.C.V. affiliated club races with the club you have joined before entering an Open event so your club handicapper can submit a mark to the State handicapper.

Entries and Licence:
To compete in any V.C.V. event, you must have an Australian Veteran Cycling Council (A.V.C.C.) licence (see the Membership Page).
Entries to Opens and Championship events are done on-line (usually close on the Tuesday) prior to race day.
No late entries will be accepted. No exceptions! Postal entries are no longer accepted.

Scratching Policy:
Riders wishing to scratch from a V.C.V. Open Event can do so until midnight of the day entries close, no later. Entry fees will be refunded less a $5 administration fee. To scratch from an event contact the V.C.V via email.

A.V.C.C./V.C.V. OPEN DATES FOR 2019

All information listed is correct at the time of publishing.

FEBRUARY
16th February – (V.C.V.)
“Bill Long” – Camperdown – Warrnambool Handicap (74 km)
Start Time: t.b.a.
Venue: Commercial Hotel, Camperdown
Entries Close: 12/2/19

24th February – (V.C.V.)
V.C.V. – “State Criterium Championships”
Host Club: Northern Cycling
A, B, C, D, E & F Grades
Start Time: (from) 10.00 a.m.
Venue: National Boulevard, Campbellfield
Entries Close: 19/2/19

MARCH
10th March
 (Central Vets)
“O’Brien Contracting” Handicap (64.5 km)
Start Time: 9.30 a.m.
Venue: Newbridge Rd, Woodstock on Loddon
Entries Close: 5/3/19

23rd March  (Eastern Vets)
“Croydon Cycleworks” Handicap (60 km)
Start Time: 1.30 p.m.
Registrations: adjacent the Royal Hotel, Seymour
Venue: Seymour/Avenel Road (approx. 6km from registrations)
Entries Close: 19/3/19

APRIL
7th April – (Eureka Vets)
“Ron Rivette Classic” Handicap (56 km)
Start Time: 10.00 a.m.
Venue: Learmonth Yacht Club, Learmonth, Ballarat
Entries Close: 2/4/19

 

Australian Veterans Cycling Championships 2019
highland_society_logoSaturday, 20th April to Monday 22nd April
Venue: Maryborough, Victoria.
All events are held as 5 year age groups.
Refer V.C.V. website for more details
Entries Close: t.b.a.

25th April  (Northern Cycling)
“Top Tech Panels” – Benghazi Handicap (77 km)
Start Time: 1.00 p.m.
Registrations: Lancefield Park Recreation Reserve,
Venue: Woodend-Lancefield Road, Lancefield, Victoria
Entries Close: Thursday 18/4/19

MAY
5th May 
 (Warrnambool Vets)
“Brennan-Hall Memorial” Handicap (66 km)
Start Time: 10.00 a.m.
Venue: Dixie Memorial Hall, Terang Timboon Rd, Dixie
Entries Close: 30/4/19

11th May
The Conni Classic Series Women’s Handicap – Race 1

The Conni Classic Series is a three race series to be held 11th May, 22nd September and 1st December 2019, in support of More Females on Bikes.
Good prize money and an overall Aggregate will be awarded. 
Host Club – Eureka Cycling Club
Time and location still to be finalised

26th May (Colac Vets)
“Colac Open” Handicap (58.7 km)
Start Time: 10.00 a.m.
Venue: Cororooke Hall, Colac
Entries Close: 21/5/19

JUNE
No open events this month

JULY
No open events this month

AUGUST
No open events this month

SEPTEMBER
8th September
V.C.V. – “Individual State Time Trial Championships”
(5 year Age Divisions – not Graded)
Host Club: V.C.V.
Start Time: 10.00 a.m.
Venue: Bacchus Marsh / Balliang Road, Balliang
Entries Close: 3/9/19

22nd September
The Conni Classic Series Women’s Handicap – Race 2

The Conni Classic Series is a three race series to be held 11th May, 22nd September and 1st December 2019, in support of More Females on Bikes.
Good prize money and an overall Aggregate will be awarded. 
Host Club – Central Veterans Cycling Club
Time and location still to be finalised

OCTOBER

27th October  (Geelong & Surfcoast Vets)
“Layard Park” Handicap (64.5 km)
Start Time: 10.00 a.m.
Venue: Paraparap Club Rooms, Paraparap, Geelong
Entries Close: 22/10/19

NOVEMBER
17th November
V.C.V. – “State Road Championships”
5 Year Age Divisions
35-39, 40-44, 45-49 = 75 kms (t.b.c.)
50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69 = 56 kms (t.b.c.)
70-74, 75-79, 80+ and all women’s events = 46 kms (t.b.c.)
Host Club: Eureka Vets on behalf of the V.C.V.
Start Time: From 9.00 a.m. (t.b.c.)
Venue: Learmonth, Victoria
Entries Close: 12/11/19

1st December
The Conni Classic Series Women’s Handicap – Race 3

The Conni Classic Series is a three race series to be held 11th May, 22nd September and 1st December 2019, in support of More Females on Bikes.
Good prize money and an overall Aggregate will be awarded. 
Host Club – Geelong & Surf Coast Cycling Club
Time and location still to be finalised

All entries for V.C.V. Open events are on-line only via the V.C.V. website.
Closing date for most events is at 11.59 p.m. the Tuesday prior to the event date –
check V.C.V. website for closing dates – (above closing dates are a guide only)
All events and dates are subject to change or cancellation.