Useful downloads and links

Useful downloads and links

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This section of the talent development website has been designed to support you with useful resources and downloads which are relevant to your journey either as a club, coach, rider or parent.

Some of the links will be to different sections of the British Cycling website whilst others will be external websites and organisations.

Regional School of Racing Pathway Criteria

We have produced a guide which helps riders and clubs understand the British Cycling pathway and route, the guide offers advice and support showing what is required of athletes who aspire to take part in Regional School of Racing activity and beyond.  This guide will be periodically updated so please check back for updates.

Pathway Criteria Download

Youth Guides to Competition

We have produced clear and concise guides which introduce British Cycling’s various policies and programmes for young people.  These guides have a specific focus on; competition structure, age categories, event specific demands and cover all six cycling disciplines. 




Mountain Bike

Cycle Speedway


Racing Information


Information on track racing including; sprinters leagues, youth omniums, grass track, women’s omnium and series regulations can be found here.


Information on circuit/road racing: youth, junior, circuit series, national road series and series regulations can be found here.


Information on BMX racing; rules, regulations, event calendar, national series and rankings can be found here.


Information on Cyclo-Cross National Trophy Series can be found here with details of series regulations, reports and calendar found here.


Information on MTB national series can be found here, with MTB National Championships dates found here.

Cycle Speedway

Information on Cycle Speedway rules, regulations, events calendar, reports and series can be found here.

External Links

Cardiac Risk in the Young

We believe that every youth and junior rider who takes part in pathway activity should complete a cardiac screening at the age of 14 and older.

United Kingdom Anti-Doping (UKAD)

UK Anti-Doping is the organisation responsible for protecting sport in the United Kingdom from doping.

Child Protection in Sport

The NSPCC's Child Protection in Sport Unit works to safeguard children in sport and offers some fantastic resources for coaches and parents.