Schedule & Race Day Info

EVENT PROGRAM: The window below is the official Event Program for the 2020 Bike Buller Festival and is essential reading for all competitors with schedule, course details, maps and more. PDF Download available HERE.

SCHEDULE:

FRIDAY 6TH MARCH, 2020

all day Highline Slopestyle practice
4:00pm – 7:00pmRider REGISTRATION in the Village Square
 Sponsors expo and entertainment
6:00pm onwards           WELCOME drinks at The ABOM Bistro – nothing formal, just rock up and meet other competitors

SATURDAY 7TH MARCH, 2020

7:00am – 12:00pmRider REGISTRATION in the Village Square
8:00am – 4:00pmSponsors’ expo open in the Village Square
8:30amRACE START: Thule Epic Trail point to point 46km
8:30am – 4:00pmRACE STARTS… Reckless ABOM Downhill racing ON
9:00am – 1:00pm Highline Slopestyle Qualifying
10:00am – 5:00pmPRACTICE: DHaRCO Gravity Enduro course open for practice
2:00pm – 4:00pmRider REGISTRATION in the Village Square
3:00pmSTART: Kids Village Ride 
4:00pm – 6:00pmHighline Slopestyle FINALS
6:05pm – 6:30pm16” Dual Slalom
6:30pmPresentations for Saturday’s events

SUNDAY 8TH MARCH, 2020

7:00am – 2:30pmRider REGISTRATION marquee opens
8:00amRACE START: Michelin Corn Hill Grand Prix 18km
8:40amRider BRIEFING for the Gravity Enduro
8:50am – 5:00pmWAVE STARTS… DHaRCO Gravity Enduro 
11:30amPresentations for the Michelin Corn Hill Grand Prix and XC Whippets
12:00am – 6:00pmPicnic in the Park festival at Mirimbah
2:00pm – 3:30pmWAVE STARTS: KRUSH Super D 
6:00pmPresentations for the Gravity Enduro, Super-D and Gravity Gods
8:00pm onwardsFREE MTB movie in the Buller Cinema

COMPETITOR REGISTRATION

All riders for each event must collect their race number plate and timing chip from the registration marquee in the Village Square at Mt Buller before you start your race. (Note: a friend can also collect on your behalf).

Provisional registration times:

  • Friday, 4:00pm – 7:00pm
  • Saturday, 7:00am – 12:00am   and   2:00pm – 4:00pm
  • Sunday, 7:30am – 2:30pm Friday 4:00pm – 7:00pm

Kids Activities

We have a whole host of activities lined up for kids to do throughout the weekend. So bring your kids to the mountain and get them excited about all the kid-friendly bike events included over the weekend.

Saturday

  • Jumping Castle: Free all day in the Village Square
  • Kids Village Ride (5km or 10km) @ Village Square. A fun MTB event for capable kids who can complete 1 or 2 laps of the 5km course. More details below.
  • Summer Session Events: They are welcome to watch the Slopestyle and Dual Slalom events.


Sunday

  • Jumping Castle: Free all day in the Village Square
  • Picnic in the Park: 12:00pm – 6:00pm @ Mirimbah. Fun for the whole family to enjoy with special kids’ acts and entertainment. Adults $35 and Kids 7-18yrs are $15
Jumping castle fun in the Park