2017 Australian MTBO Championships dates are confirmed as 7th and 8th October 2017 and will run in the Wingello area of the NSW’s Southern Highlands. This is the weekend after the Australian Foot O Champs being run in NSW and is the last weekend of the school holidays.
The basic plan is :
Fri 6 Oct: Practice event at Belanglo or Penrose State Forest
Sat 7 Oct AM: Sprint at Wingello Quarries
Sat 7 Oct PM: Middle Distance at Jumping Rock
Sat evening: Presentation Dinner
Sun 8 Oct AM: Long Distance at Wingello
These areas have not been used in the last 5 years for MTBO and have undergone changes through plantation clearing and new single track networks. It is planned to have three new updated maps.