WestCycle are pleased to announce that the City of Bunbury will be the host of the 2018 Cycling Australia Junior Road National Championships between 21st – 23rd September. Bunbury proved to be an ideal location to hold the event which will provide competitors and spectators alike a uniquely Western Australian experience and ideal racing conditions.
The event will showcase the City of Bunbury to some of the nations best athletes and draw visitors from across the country from as far as Queensland, Tasmania, Victoria and New South Wales.
The City of Bunbury has this year partnered with WestCycle to help host the national competition and is proud to support the event in the Bunbury Geographe Region. WestCycle CEO, Matt Fulton said “The City of Bunbury have been very supportive, both financially but also in their spirit of the event and wanting to get right behind it. The courses are truly spectacular and really showcase the best of what WA has to offer. The location will help WA set a new standard for national level events and continually put these opportunities on the calendar for our state .”
Bunbury Mayor Gary Brennan said he was excited that Bunbury would be hosting the Junior National Cycling Championships.“It is a great honour to have Bunbury selected as the host city for the 2018 championships,” Mayor Brennan said. “It will bring a number of benefits to Bunbury – both economically and by encouraging participation in sports – not to mention showcasing our great city to visiting athletes and their friends and families who will get to experience the paradise that is our city.”
Presented by CycleSport WA on behalf of Cycling Australia, and supported by the City of Bunbury, the Junior Road National Championships is expected to attract 300 of the country’s most promising young cyclists in the under 15 and 17 categories.
The National Championships will also be the final event in the inaugural National Junior Road Series (NJRS) which will roll out across the country from April 2018.
Situated two hours south of Perth, Bunbury will provide competitors and spectators alike a uniquely Western Australian experience and ideal racing conditions. Located on the coast of the Indian Ocean, it will showcase exceptional scenery, with the course designed to capture the stunning coastline for all three disciplines: the individual time trial, criterium and road race.
Course details and entry options for the individual time trial, criterium and road races will be confirmed shortly and available on the Cycling Australia website.
WestCycle would like to thank the City of Bunbury for their support in securing this event. For those looking to book accommodation early or to learn more about the region go to: https://visitbunburygeographe.com.au