Only results from the current year are eligible for upgrade consideration once your licence has been issued. If your licence has not yet been issued, you may apply for an upgrade with results from the previous year–race results obtained prior to this will not be considered. Only results acquired from racing with a UCI licence, in UCI licence categories, will be considered. Upgrade requests must be submitted through the CCN website. Incomplete upgrade request forms will not be processed.
Youth: For youth riders wishing to request a temporary age-category upgrade, the athlete must submit the following to Cycling BC no less than 3 weeks prior to the event:
- a letter of recommendation written by that athlete’s NCCP certified coach
- a list of results obtained in road events sanctioned by a provincial or national sport organization during the 2018 or 2019 season
- Non BC residents should submit a photocopy of their UCI license
Upgrade request can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. We will NOT be able to accommodate upgrade requests made onsite at an event.
Upgrade requests will be processed once weekly–upgrade requests must be submitted by 5 pm Wednesday, through the form above, to be considered.
See below for discipline-specific upgrade criteria.:
Athletes are required to race in their designated categories and will collect points as a result of top place finishes, as outlined below. Riders may only upgrade one category per race season. Exemptions will be considered by Cycling BC on a case-by-case basis.
Decisions concerning upgrade requests are final. However, in exceptional cases, appeals can be made by emailing email@example.com to request that your upgrade be reconsidered. All appeals must be accompanied by a letter of recommendation from an NCCP-certified coach, supporting your upgrade request.
We are working with clubs and race organizers to provide more opportunities for BC riders to participate in races meeting the standards for UCI category upgrades. To this end, Cycling BC is pleased to announce the creation of a province-wide points system that will bring together all levels of events to support a cumulative ranking and upgrade system.