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2016 Sydney X-mas Carnivals

Event: 2016 Sydney X-mas Carnivals

Event Date: Sunday 27th December 2016 to Thursday 31st December 2016

Promoter: Raw Track, Cycling NSW, LACC, StGeCC, DHBC and BSCC

Closing Date: Thursday 22nd December 2016

Start Times: the below times apply for every day except Day 5 Saturday 31st, which will be 2:00pm to get ready for NYE

  • Sign-on - 5:00pm
  • First Race - 6:00pm


Day 1

Tuesday 27 December 2016

Dunc Gray Velodrome, Carysfield Road, Bass Hill

Day 2

Wednesday  28 December 2016

Canterbury Velodrome, Bayview Avenue, Tempe

Day 3

Thursday  29 December 2016

Hurstville Oval, Dora Street, Hurstville (Opposite Pearl Street)

Day 4

Friday  30 December 2016

Lidcombe Oval, Wyatt Park, Church Street, Lidcombe

Day 5

Saturday 31 December 2016

Dunc Gray Velodrome, Carysfield Road, Bass Hill

Please note: If it rains the event moves to Dunc Gray Velodrome which means guaranteed racing every day.

Race Schedule: Each day may vary however, will follow similar format:

  • Round 1 Warm Up Scratch
  • Round 2 Graded Wheel-race
  • Round 3 Sprint event
  • Round 4 Endurance event
  • Round 5 Special + Park Bikes Madison series

Age Categories & Eligibility: 

  • JM17, JW17, JM19, JW19, Elite Men, Elite Women, Masters Men, Masters Women
  • Age Categories for this event are as per 2017 ages effective from 1st October 2016.
  • Financial Cycling Australia RACE members only, valid membership card must be presented at sign-on.

Please note: a Junior Sydney X-mas Carnival will run prior to Day 1 to Day 4

Series Entry Fee: 

  • $150 – All riders
  • A-D grade in Men and A+B in Women
  • Entries are limited to 150 riders
  • At this stage 1 day entries are not available

Prize Money: $5,000 cash and Prizes

General Information:

  • This is the 9th year running for the Sydney Xmas Carnivals. The carnivals are always great way to cap of the year of cycling as Sydney's premier clubs work alongside Raw Track promotions to bring you a truely festive cycling experience.
  • There will be kiosks set up at each carnival serving the usual refreshments.
  • Changerooms and toilets will be accessible at all venues. Please be sure to make use of these ammenities as anyone found changing in public could be subject to fines from race officials.
  • Ample parking is available on-site at all venues.
  • Be sure to bring a picnic rug and chairs and make yourself comfortable for some long and enjoyable days of track racing.
  • Results will be available online at
  • Presentations will take place at the conclusion of Day 5.

Contact:  Paul Craft

Entries: Cycling NSW Office ph (02) 9738 5850 or


Event Details

Event Date:

Tuesday 27 December 2016 to Saturday 31 December 2016
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