Posted by Editoress on 02/13/12
The Forest City Velodrome in London, Ontario, is pleased to announce the Junior Pan Am Championship Trials are taking place this weekend. The 2012 Pan Am Championships for Juniors are to be held in Guatemala this Spring. Many riders from the Maritimes, Quebec and Ontario will be attempting to qualify for this international competition, beginning on Saturday afternoon.
The young athletes will be contesting both sprint and endurance distances, in an effort to set the fastest times in Canada for each discipline. The Burnaby Velodrome will also be holding events this weekend to make sure all the young track riders in Canada have every opportunity to make the Junior team.
The FCV will be open for training on Friday night (February 17th) from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm. All riders will be able to stretch their legs and get some quality training before the trial events on Saturday, February 18th, at 4:00 pm.
In addition to the Junior Trials, The FCV Youth racers will be competing in a three event Omnium that will begin at 2:00 pm for the youngsters (8 - 15 years old). The Cliff bar Grand Prix is scheduled for 7:00 pm on Saturday night. All categories will be taking part in Sprint and Endurance competition. There will be Madison racing as usual during our racing programs.
For more information: www.ForestCityVelodrome.ca
Friday, February 17th
FCV Open for training at 5:30pm - 8:30pm (pacing provided)
FCV Youth Championships - 2pm
Rider registration 1pm - 1:45pm
Omnium Event #1 - Standing 500m
Omnium Event #2 - Flying Lap
Omnium Event #3 - Standing 500m
Saturday, February 18th
Rider registration at 3:15pm
Trials Riders meeting 3:35pm
Trials warm up at 3:40 - 3:55pm
Junior Pan Am Trials - Event order:
Flying 200m (First & Second attempt)
1st attempt - Endurance (must make the opening 500m) / Pursuit Standard
2nd attempt - Endurance Standard go to the finish
1st attempt - Standing 500m
2nd attempt - Standing 500m
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