Cross Country (XC)

XC Racing

Western Sydney Mountain Bike club races a Cross Country (XC) mountain bike season predominantly at Yellomundee Regional Park (subject to change).
We race in an XCO format with varying track lengths of around 4-6km per lap. 
Riders are seeded in categoried from A-D grade and a non-competitive sport category.

Check out our calendar and come along for a race.  

Fees and Licences

Race Fees:

Age Group

(age as of 31 December)

U10s (Non competitive) Free!  Requires a AusCycling membership
U13s $7.50 Requires a AusCycling RACE membership or a Day Licence must be purchased
U15s $12.50
Senior (WSMTB member) $27.50
Senior (non WSMTB member) $32.50
Participation $27.50
E-Bike* (WSMTB member) $27.50  
E-Bike* (non WSMTB member) $32.50  

 *E-bikes to meet Australian standards. Ie not modification, chipping and/or throttle.

 Day Licence:

All ages $30

Race Format

Race format is for Yellomundee and subject to change depending on venue.

Grade Number of laps Track
A Grade Men 5 Full (average length 6km)
B Grade Men 4 Full
C Grade Men 3 Full
D Grade Men 2 Full
A Grade Women 4 Full
B Grade Women 3 Full
C Grade Women 2 Full

** Participation Mixed 

1 Full


3 Full
Under 15 Boys 3 Modified
Under 15 Girls 2 Modified
Under 13 Boys 4-5 Short
Under 13 Girls 3-4 Short

*E-bikes to meet Australian standards. Ie not modification, chipping and/or throttle.
Participation Category is an introduction to racing. It is non-competitive and will be the last group to start. Entrants will have a timing chip plate to get a recorded lap time.


The series will take place at Yellomundee Regional Park (subject to change based on other location’s availability) The series will be using the existing trail network, with each timed stage focusing on the more technical descending trails at the venue. A typical round will be rideable on any kind of Mountain Bike. However, a Dual Suspension Trail bike would be most suitable. 

Please note: NPWS rules mandate that no dogs or other domestic animal are allowed in the Event area or on the MTB tracks.

Point Score Info

In the calculation of the end of year Point Score positions, only a rider’s best five Rounds will be included in their total. An additional 10 points will be awarded for each Track Work Day attended.

Click here to download a pdf that explains the point system [16k]


The Club Championships can only be won by a WSMTB member who has started in at least one club round. In addition, a rider is only qualified to win the Championship of the highest Division in which they have started one club round.

XC Grading Policy

Click here to download a pdf that explains how XC is graded