Applications are now open for the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup DHI, which begins in Lourdes, France on 11 April.
The process is for riders from national teams that have 20 or less UCI points.
Dates and application deadlines
11-12 April - Lourdes, France (deadline 17 February)
6-7 June - Fort William - Scotland (deadline 14 April)
13-14 June - Leogang, Austria (deadline 14 April)
4-5 July - Lenzerheide, Switzerland (deadline 25 May)
1-2 August - Mont Sainte Anne, Canada (deadline 1 June)
8-9 August - Windham - USA (deadline 1 June)
22-23 August - Val Di Sole (deadline 29 June)
The application form also includes selection criteria for junior and senior riders.
Download the application form (Word Document).