2023 Oceania Championships awarded to Brisbane, Toowoomba and Rotorua
The Oceania Cycling Confederation is delighted to announce that Queensland, Australia will host 2023 Oceania Championships in track, road, mountain bike and BMX Freestyle between 19 March and 16 April. Rotorua, New Zealand will host BMX Racing on 16 April.
Following a successful inaugural combined Oceania Cycling Champions in 2022, Brisbane and Toowoomba will host Oceania’s best cyclists across track, road, mountain bike and BMX Freestyle.
Brisbane has continued to deliver as a cycling leader, hosting the recent UCI BMX Freestyle World Cup, track cycling at the Commonwealth Games, round of the UCI Track World Cup, the Tour de Brisbane and the Australian Track National Championships since 2017.
Track, road, BMX Freestyle and Mountain Bike Cross Country will be held in Brisbane. Toowoomba will host the Mountain Bike Downhill Championships.
Oceania Cycling Confederation President Tony Mitchell said, “The UCI and Oceania Cycling Confederation are delighted to welcome the Oceania Championships back to Brisbane and Queensland in 2023.
“The inaugural combined Oceania Championships this year were a huge success, with our regions leading athletes in action across three weeks of exciting competition.
“The Oceania Cycling Confederation extends its thanks to the Queensland Government via Tourism and Events Queensland and AusCycling for again hosting the Championships.”
The 2023 Oceania BMX Championships will be held in Rotorua, New Zealand in April as part of the shared hosting agreement between Australia and New Zealand.
2023 Oceania Championship Schedule
MTB Cross Country: 19 March – Brisbane, Australia
Track (Including Para): 24–28 March – Brisbane, Australia
BMX Freestyle: 26 March – Brisbane, Australia
Road (Including Para): 31 March (Time Trial) and 1 April (Road Race) – Brisbane, Australia
MTB Downhill: 15-16 April – Toowoomba, Australia
BMX Racing: 16 April – Rotorua, New Zealand