UCI 2016 MOUNTAIN BIKE WORLD CUP - GO TRACEY!
JCU is proud to host a round of the UCI 2016 Mountain Bike World Cup at our Cairns campus. The World Cup is being held over the Anzac Day weekend from Friday 22 April 2016 to Sunday 24 April 2016, please visit the World Cup site http://www.mtba.asn.au/mtbworldscairns for further information.
Access to the World Cup Park and all events is free on Friday 22 April. Attendance on the Saturday and Sunday of competition is ticketed. Tickets can be purchased at http://premier.ticketek.com.au/shows/show.aspx?sh=UCICYCLE16. A special concession ticket price has been arranged for JCU students, staff and alumni. We encourage all students, staff and alumni to attend this world class event which is being held on our Cairns campus.
JCU’s very own elite athlete and student ambassador, Tracey Hannah who is ranked World #3, will be competing at the World Cup in the Downhill event. Let’s ensure we get a big turnout of students, staff and alumni to support Tracey as she goes for gold. If you can’t make the event please support Tracey at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Tracey-Hannah-Racing/158660490872822.
We are also seeking volunteers for a range of activities prior to the event and during the three days of competition. So if you, family or friends are keen to help out and make the World Cup a huge success for JCU and the Cairns region please visit http://www.mtba.asn.au/mtbworldscairns/get-involved/volunteer to register.
Together with our partner organisations, UCI, Cycling Australia, Mountain Bike Australia, Cairns City Council, Tourism Tropical North Queensland, Queensland National Parks and Tourism and Events Queensland we welcome your participation in the UCI 2016 Mountain Bike World Cup.
If you can’t make it to the Mountain Bike World Cup, SBS 2 will be broadcasting the Downhill events of the Cup live between 1 and 5pm on the Saturday across all State and Territories.