March 31, 2018 – April 1, 2018
|Bear Mountain Resort|
April 22, 2018
May 5, 2018
June 23, 2018
|Lot 4, Whistler|
*The Canada Cup is a separate series hosted in partnership between Cycling Canada, its provincial sport organizations and local organizing committee, the Canada Cup Cycling Series is sanctioned by the International Cycling Union (UCI).
The XCO BC Premier Series consists of a series of races featuring some of BC’s top cross-country mountain bike events.
Points are calculated from the results of each race and then riders are ranked in the series standings. Series points will be accumulative for all races with all available points contributing to the series standings.
Overall series winners will be presented with winner’s jerseys at the BC Premier Series XCO Finals. Trophies will be presented at the annual awards ceremony.
Points for each race will be awarded to the top 75 finishers as per previous years points table for top 75 places ranging from 200 points – 1 point.
In the case of a tie, the highest-placed rider in the final race will be the overall series winner.
The following categories are being tracked for series points. Additional categories to individual races may be added by the race organizer.
- Elite Men
- Elite Women
- Junior (17-18) Expert Men
- Junior (17-18) Expert Women
- Senior (19-29) Amateur Men
- Senior (19-29) Amateur Women
- U19 (17-18) Amateur Men
- U19 (17-18) Amateur Women
- U17 (15-16) Men
- U17 (15-16) Women
- U15 (13-14) Men
- U15 (13-14) Women
- U13 (11-12) Men
- U13 (11-12) Women
- Master 30-39 Men
- Master 30-39 Women
- Master 40-49 Men
- Master 40-49 Women
- Master 50+ Men
- Master 50+ Women
- Novice – BC Ride license eligible
If less than 5 Master riders (any age category) start any race in the series, points for that race will not be awarded for the category.
Results will be separated for points tracking and overall series rankings.
Presentation of the overall series winners will be presented with a winners jersey at BC Premier XCO Series Finals.
Riders must wear cycling apparel (comprising of clean team shorts, jersey, cycling shoes or sponsored podium shoes) to the awards ceremony when receiving the Leader Jersey or series prizes. Failure to do so will result in loss of award.
All athletes who have placed on the podium must attend the ceremonies. Failure to do so will result in loss of award.