BMX Victoria - News

NEW FLEX TRANSPONDERS NOW AVAILABLE FOR SALE

Transponder ownership is compulsory for all Victorian Open licence holders and entry to the State Titles and Track Attack will only be open to riders who have their own transponder. Now for as little as $50 you can  own one of the new ProChip FLEX transponders. This transponder has just been released by MyLaps Sports Timing and at race meetings it functions  the same as the current ProChip transponders. It has a lower up-front cost (but you pay an annual subscription to operate).

For more information or to buy a ProChip FLEX transponder follow this link


BMX VICTORIA ANNOUNCES A NEW BMX COACHING STRUCTURE FOR VICTORIA

BMX Victoria has recently reviewed the way coaching is conducted in Victoria and what pathways are available for both coaches and riders. A new structure has been developed that provides clearer development pathways from club level to national level and aligns with BMX Australia’s national pathway and BMX Victoria’s Strategic Plan. Read further...>


NEW BMXV MINI WHEELER COORDINATOR

BMX Victoria is pleased to announce Giancarlo Bonfiglio as the Mini Wheel Coordinator for Victoria. Giancarlo has experience  delivering sports programs to school (Kinder to Year 6) children through the Australian Sports Commission Active After Sports initiative. The main aim of the Mini Wheel coordinator is to promote the category to  the community and facilitate event management. The Mini Wheeler class engages young children and offers a development pathway to the main BMX categories to grow our membership base. Giancarlo can be  contacted at miniwheel@bmxv.com.au


IMPORTANT MILESTONE: BMX VICTORIA HAS BROKEN THE 1000* MEMBER LEVEL

Achieving 1000 members is an important milestone for BMX Victoria. This goal has been achieved ahead of the schedule in our strategic plan. BMX Victoria has seen strong growth in the past year. Our growth rate has been significantly higher than our objective of  increasing membership by 10% per year.

Several initiatives have been implemented to grow grass roots and broaden our membership base:

BMX Victoria is addressing rider development to provide  progressive competition so every participant is able to achieve their potential. Improvements will be introduced into 2014 BMX Victoria Junior State Series.

Additionally BMX Victoria is currently undertaking a strategic review of coaching structure to provide coaching for all levels. With  Improved development pathways and racing structure, BMX Victoria has the potential to grow well beyond 1500+ members

*Note: this is a 1000+ competition licence holders (does not include Volunteers, Officials or Mildura BMX Club members, who are affiliated with SA)


BMX MINI WHEELERS CLASS FOR 2 to 4 year olds

bmx_miniwheelerBMX Australia has introduced a new BMX Mini Wheelers class.BMX Mini Wheelers is a new fun introductory level class for young riders on  balance bikes. BMX Victoria encourages clubs to have a "mini wheel  coordinator" to liaise with riders / parents and promote best practice.

OWNERSHIP OF PERSONAL TRANSPONDERS AS OF JANUARY 2013

As of January 2013 all BMXV Open licence holders competing at major race meetings will be expected to have their

own transponder. For further details read here.For further information about transponders follow this link

To purchase a transponder online follow this link>>


BMXV CLUB CONTACT DETAILS

With the expansion of database services being rolled out by Cycling Australia (BMX Australia) it is increasingly important that CA/BMXA have up to date contact information for all their member clubs,  and soon when online membership starts it will be even more important. Please would all BMXV Clubs fill out a copy of the 'BMXA CLUB OFFICE BEARERS,CONTACT DETAILS' form which is available for download from this site under Forms and send a copy to Cycling Australia. Also under Forms is a BMXV Club Contacts Update form which should be returned to us, for example, when there have been changes to your Club

Committee. Please remember that if your Clubs banking details change, the BMXV Treasurer accounts@bmxv.com.au needs to be informed to facilitate reimbursement of online entry money.

Working With Children Checks

All volunteers in our sport need to have passed a Working With Children Check (WWCC), . It is both a legal requirement and a requirement of our Insurers that all our volunteers and officials have passed their WWCC by 30th June 2010. The time to apply is now. The best place to get information is at the Victorian Government website www.justice.vic.gov.au/workingwithchildren