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Welcome to the East Midlands Region of British Cycling. On this site you will find the latest news, results and ranking from East Midlands Region, details of upcoming events, regional contacts and much more.

NEWS FLASH

 

The East Midlands region is looking for new Cyclo-Cross Commissaires

Course Date – Sunday 7th September

Venue – Newark, Notts

Event growth across the discipline in the region means more officials are required. We want to ensure the region has the infrastructure to support the event calendar to continue to grow and as a Commissaire you can help make that happen. 

If you 

·         have a passion for the sport and a desire to see successful local events take place,
·         want to contribute your skills, experience or time to the development of the sport,
·         wish to be in the company of people with a shared passion for cycling, or
·         like the enjoyment of being involved and getting active

then get involved as a Commissaire.

There are thousands of cycling events every year and they all rely on officials to ensure that they are safe, fair and most importantly fun! 

Whatever your aspirations, be it a Regional, National or even UCI Commissaire it all starts with a FREE training course.

Regional Commissaire training consists of:

·         An hour’s online learning module covering the Commissaire pathway, safeguarding, anti-doping and conflict management.
·         A classroom based 1 day course.
·         Active roles at a number of events providing practical experience of the various aspects of being a Commissaire.
·         Completion of a practical training logbook to monitor your progress towards Regional Commissaire status.

To express an interest in attending this course, becoming a Commissaire or for more information on upcoming courses in any discipline contact:

Karen Lifford – East Midlands Regional Events Officer

Tel  07860 404834

Email karenlifford@britishcycling.org.uk

For more details on the course, please see https://www.britishcycling.org.uk/events/course/details/1555

 

 

PedalPushers 2014 Race Series - Update

Following the withdrawal by the RAF of all non operational activities on the Barkston Heath airfield the PedalPushers circuit race series has now identified a new circuit at Fulbeck Kart track. This is a 1.2km circuit reasonably well surfaced, cornering skills will be more important than on the old B.Heath circuit but it should promote some good racing. Off circuit facilities are good and from a spectators perspective they will get an excellent view of the racing.

The first event is scheduled for Saturday 31st May promoted by Bourne Wheelers with races for all Youth categories, Ladies, 4th category and 2/3/4 category. Field sizes will be limited to 40 riders for this first event. Entries are now being taken via the BC on-line entry system.

It is envisaged that further events later in the season will follow

Location is at Post Code LN5 OQZ just off the A17 half way between Sleaford and Newark


Regional Meetings

During the 2013 Regional AGM, the board made the decision to open all of its meetings to the region's membership.

This year's meetings will take place at the Witham St Hughs Village Hall LN6 9WF, starting at 7pm on:

Feb 18th
April 29th
Aug 12th
Dec 2nd
 
3rd Oct - Regional AGM
7th Nov - Discuss National Council Agenda

Those in attendance will be able to see, firsthand,  how the Board govern the region. As with local government, those in attendance will be able to raise points and questions, at the chairmans discretion.

If you would like to attend any of the above meetings please email the region's secretary - elainakennedy1@gmail.com


Ever fancied becoming a Commissaire?

The East Midlands region is looking for new Commissaires for Road Race, Circuit Race and Track.

Event growth across all disciplines in the region means more officials are required. We want to ensure the region has the infrastructure to support the event calendar to continue to grow and as a Commissaire you can help make that happen.

If you
• have a passion for the sport and a desire to see successful local events take place,
• want to contribute your skills, experience or time to the development of the sport,
• wish to be in the company of people with a shared passion for cycling, or
• like the enjoyment of being involved and getting active

then get involved as a Commissaire.

There are thousands of cycling events every year and they all rely on officials to ensure that they are safe, fair and most importantly fun! 
Whatever your aspirations, be it a Regional, National or even UCI Commissaire - it all starts with a FREE training course.


Regional Commissaire training consists of:
• An hour’s online learning module covering the Commissaire pathway, safeguarding, anti-doping and conflict management. 
• A classroom based 1 day course.
• Active roles at a number of events providing practical experience of the various aspects of being a Commissaire.
• Completion of a practical training logbook to monitor your progress towards Regional Commissaire status.

Next courses
Circuit Race - 22nd March 2014, 9 – 30am til 1pm
Road Race – 29th March 2014, 9.30am til 4.30pm
Track – 3rd May 2014, 9.30am til 4.30pm
Venue in Derby TBC

 For more information or to book a place on a course contact Karen Lifford on 07860 404834 or email karenlifford@britishcycling.org.uk

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