Balance Bike Race Series for Kids Aged 2-5!

BYK Balance Bike Cup 2024

Give your child the thrill of cycling in a fun, safe, and competitive environment.

Our Balance Bike Race Series is designed to offer young riders the chance to showcase their skills, enjoy the spirit of competition, and experience the joy of biking in a supportive setting.

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Race Format and Categories

  • Entrants per Race: Limited to 6 riders to ensure a focused and safe racing experience.
  • Competition Structure: Each category will go through elimination, qualifying races, semifinals, and finals, making every race an exciting journey to the top.
  • Categories on Offer:
    • 24 months
    • 36 months
    • 48 months
    • 60 months

Bike Requirements

  • Own Bike: Participants are encouraged to bring their own balance bikes.
  • Bike Hire: A limited number of balance bikes are available for hire, ensuring everyone has a chance to participate.

Prizes and Recognition

Prizes and Recognition

  • Participation: Every racer receives a ribbon, celebrating their courage and participation.
  • Awards: The top three riders in each category will be honored with medals and special prizes, acknowledging their exceptional performance and skill.

Event Highlights:

  • Kick-Off Event: Join us for a spectacular "Come and Try" day on Saturday, February 24th, from 2 PM to 5 PM. This free event is the perfect opportunity for your little ones to experience the thrill of balance bike racing in a supportive, fun, and secure setting.

  • Monthly Races: The excitement continues with monthly races scheduled on the last Sunday of each month, starting in March 2024. Each race day promises a blend of friendly competition, skill development, and loads of fun, all within the safe confines of our Indoor Bike Park in East Bentleigh.

Race Format

  • Entrants per Race: 6
  • Structure: Depending on the number of entrants, the competition will include elimination races, qualifying races, semifinals, and finals.
  • Final Race: Limited to 6 riders.

Gear Requirements

  • Mandatory: Helmets and closed shoes must be worn by each rider at all times.
  • Optional: Gloves, knee, and elbow pads.
  • Bike Specifications: All balance bikes are welcome, except those that are motorized or battery-powered.

Schedule

  • Race Dates: Sundays on 31/3, 28/4, 26/5, 30/6, 28/7, 25/8, 29/9, 27/10, and 24/11 from 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM.
  • Training Sessions: Saturdays on 9/3, 13/4, 11/5, 8/6, 13/7, 10/8, 14/9, 12/10, and 9/11 from 2 PM to 5 PM.

Cost

  • Per Race: $20 (Includes race access and a discounted $10 fee for the Saturday training session).
  • Full Series: Book all 9 races for a discounted price of $150.

Categories

  • 18 months
  • 24 months
  • 36 months
  • 48 months

Prizes

  • Participation: Ribbon for each entrant.
  • Medals: Awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in each category.
  • Additional Prizes:
    • 1st Place: ByK Helmet
    • 2nd Place: ByK Gloves
    • 3rd Place: ByK T-Shirt

Championship

  • Overview: A year-end championship will crown the 2024 champion in each category, based on total points scored over the 9 races.
  • Points Allocation:
    • 1st Place: 10 points
    • 2nd Place: 8 points
    • 3rd Place: 6 points
    • 4th Place: 4 points
    • 5th Place: 3 points
    • 6th Place: 2 points

Championship Prizes

  • 1st Place: Medal and a ByK Bike
  • 2nd Place: Medal and a free 12-month membership at Bike Skills Indoor Bike Park
  • 3rd Place: Medal and a free 6-month membership at Bike Skills Indoor Bike Park

Location: Bike Skills Indoor Bike Park, East Bentleigh

Get Ready for Race Day!

Ensure your child is part of this exciting series. Whether they're just starting out or already love zooming around on their balance bike, our race series is the perfect way to nurture their skills, make new friends, and create lasting memories.

Stay tuned for more details on registration and how to prepare for the big day. Let's gear up for a series of epic races that will bring smiles, cheers, and champions to Bike Skills!

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