A district level MTB qualifiers event is being held at Shimla on 10 February 2021 for providing a platform to MTB (mountain biking) enthusiasts to compete and qualify for the State level event to be held on 11 February 2021.
While Shimla, Kullu, Mandi, Kangra and Bilaspur districts have already held the qualifiers, interested riders from the remaining three districts out of the nine registered district cycling bodies namely Solan, Chamba, Kinnaur, and Lahaul and Spiti are requested to register and compete for the same at Shimla.
Transportation (bus fare) will be paid upon producing bus ticket. The lodging will be taken care by CAHP (Cycling Association of Himachal Pradesh) including food at Shimla.
Please get in touch with Vipul Sood +919459572111 (Member of Rider Communication Team CAHP/ General Secretary Shimla Cycling Association) for more information regarding the event.
Both the above mentioned events will be held at Potter Hill, Shimla. The riders will compete under two events ITT (Individual Time Trial) and XCO (Cross Country Olympic). The different categories based on date of birth of the interested participants are as given in the table below:
|Category||Date of Birth|
|Youth Under 14 (Boys and Girls)||On and after 1 January 2007|
|Sub-Junior Under 16 (Boys and Girls)||On and after 1 January 2005 and before 1 January 2007|
|Junior Under 19 (Boys and Girls)||On and after 1 January 2003 and before 1 January 2005|
|Under 23 (Boys and Girls)||On and after 1 January 1998 and before 1 January 2003|
|Elite Above 23 (Boys and Girls)||Before 1 January 1998|
The riders are requested to get their own bikes and related equipment that would be needed before, during and after the event.
Please encourage the youngsters to come up and participate in this upcoming district level MTB qualifiers event.
Here are a few images from the Shimla District Qualifier Event: