2012 Southern Region selection criteria

2012 Southern Region selection criteria

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South Region British Cycling have drawn up a list of events that will be used for selecting riders for the 2012 School Games and Inter Region Championships.

The Inter Regional Road Race Championships are part of the 2012 School Games which will take place over the 6 to 9 May in London. They will consist of two days of road events, which including sprints, distance events and Team Time Trials. The third day’s events will include track racing, although not part of the championship, on the London Olympic Velodrome.

The Inter Regional MTB – has a provisional date of 31 August to 2 September. Details to follow as soon as they are available.  The Inter Region Track will take place in Newport between 14 and 16 September 2012, with individual and team events.

2012 School Games (Road) & Inter Region MTB & Track 2012 South Region British Cycling Selection Events

Road

Sat 25 February - Ludgershall Winter Series, Ludgershall

Sun 11 March - Omega Portsmouth Circuits, Portsmouth

Sun 18 March - Omega Thruxton Circuits, Thruxton

For the Road Team we will be looking are looking for 4 boys and 4 girls who also have experience of indoor track racing

Track

Sat 7 April - Portsmouth Easter Open Meet, Portsmouth

Southern Omnium Rounds

Sat 12 May - Welwyn Wheelers Youth Omnium, Welwyn

Sat 19 May - Poole Wheelers Youth Omnium, Bournemouth

Sun 10 June - Susies Youth Track Meeting, Portsmouth

Sat 16 June - Preston Park Youth Omnium, Brighton

Sat 17 June - VC Londres Youth Omnium, Herne Hill

MTB

TBC

Teams to consist of riders born between 1996 and 1999

MTB - Four Boys/Four Girls - tbc

Road - Four Boys/Four Girls - London

Track - Four Boys / Four Girls - Newport

With each event having a one girl and boy named as a reserve.

Selections of riders will be made based on the following criteria that shall constitute the ‘performance' for the purpose of selection:

  • Attacking riding - ability to make repeated efforts
  • Bike handling ability - cornering skills etc
  • Finish position
  • Tactical awareness

The selectors will consider performances in each individual event in it's own right, taking into account the above key selection points, and the need to create a balanced team to contest all the events. An accumulative or average scoring / points system from all events shall NOT be used for selection. Youths riding events using dispensations will also have the results of those events considered.

Please be aware that a financial contribution from those selected will be required.

Riders wishing their results to be considered should contact Mrs Susan W Knight - email treasurer.bcsouth@googlemail.com