About the Lisburn open

The Lisburn Open Race is Hosted by LisburnBMX Club.

The race will have the largest price purse on the Island of Ireland in regards to BMX racing , it will take place on the 28-29 September 2019 at LisburnBMX Track.

we will run the HoleShot Event on the 28th and the the main race even on the 29th.

The race will have the following categories  for the male Races

  • Under 6 years of Age
  • 7 years
  • 8 years
  • 9 Years
  • 10 years
  • 11-12 years
  • 13-14 years
  • 15-29
  • Open Race 15+( Purse Prize)
  • 30+ Masters
  • 30+ Cruisers

Female Races:

  • Under 6 years of age
  • 7-10 years
  • 11-14 years
  • 15-29 years
  • 30+

the main race being the Open Race 15+ open race with the cash prize Purse of £1500

1st           £650

2nd          £300

3rd           £175

4th           £125

5th           £100

6th           £  75

7th           £  50

8th           £  25

The main open race , is an open race for any male or female 15 years of age or older within the current year,  2019

the Lisburn Open will follow the rules of BMX Ireland( BMX-IRELAND-REGS-CI-Rules-R3 ) and as such,

Age of participants:

A rider must be at least 4 years of age to compete in the Lisburn Open Race. The

minimum age of 4 refers to the real calendar age on the day of race commencement.

The category a rider is eligible to ride is determined by their age which shall be calculated by deducting the year of birth from the current year.

There is no application to racing up years, this is in compliance with BMX ireland’s Rules and supersedes ; Article 1, 3J for the Lisburn Open Race

Combination Rules will be applied if there are fewer than 4 riders in a category (Article 1, section 3)

Cash prizes:
any rider under the age of 16 years old will not be eligible for the cash prize however this will transferred to their parent or legal guardian on the day.

More Information on the race and layout will be given around the end of August

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