Motocross is the off-road sport for you if carving berms and flying high over jumps is your idea of fun. One of the most popular motorcycling sports, Motocross is run on tracks shaped from natural terrain and produces fast, close and exciting racing. Motocross is a physically demanding form of motorcycle sport and tests both rider and their machines.
New Zealand Motocross Championship
The New Zealand Motocross Championship is the pinnacle of motocross in New Zealand, being held over four events across the country.
The championship has been developed not only to showcase the premier MX1 and MX2 classes, but also to boost a number of support classes that offer the perfect feeder programme for national and international success.
2021 NZMX Championship Dates:
- NZMX Round One (in conjuction with the NZMX Grand Prix) – Saturday 30th & Sunday 31st January, Woodville (Manawatu Orion Motorcycle Club) – Round One Entry Form
- NZMX Round Two – Sunday 21st February, Rotorua Motorcross Track (Rotorua Motorcycle Club) – Round Two Entry Form
- NZMX Round Three – Saturday 20th March, Mr Motorcycles Raceway Harrisville (Pukekohe Motorcycle Club) – Round Three Entry Form
- NZMX Round Four – Sunday 28th March, Digger McEwen Motocross Park (Taupo Motorcycle Club) – Round Four Entry Form
New Zealand Motocross Grand Prix Championship – Woodville
The New Zealand Motocross Grand Prix, also known as the Woodville GP, is held each year on the last weekend of January.
Riders will require a championship licence to compete in this prestigious event, which regularly attracts international riders.
This event will be hosted by the Manawatu Orion Motorcycle club on the 30th & 31st January 2021.
New Zealand Junior Motocross Championship
The New Zealand Junior Motocross Championship is the highest level event for motocross riders from 8-16 years old, producing champions that have gone onto international success.
In 2021 this event will be hosted by the Tauranga Motorcycle Club at TECT park on the 6th & 7th February 2021.
Riders will require a junior championship licence and proof of competing in at least 6 MNZ permitted club events as per Off-Road rule 15.19.
New Zealand Mini Motocross National
The New Zealand Mini Motocross National is the premier event for mini motocross riders from 4-11 year old.
In 2021 this event will be hosted by the Christchurch Off-Road Motorcycle club, 9th & 10th October 2021 at the BTF Training Facility, 190 Boundary Creek Road, Leeston.
Riders will require a mini club licence and proof of competing in at least 6 MNZ permitted club events as per Off-Road rule 15.3.
New Zealand Veteran & Women’s Motocross National
The New Zealand Veteran & Women’s Motocross National is the highest event for Veteran & Women motocross riders. The event is set on veteran friendly terrain as per Off-Road Rule 16.11b.
In 2021 this event will be hosted by the Taranaki Motorcycle club, 30th & 31st October 2021.
Riders will require a club licence to compete in this event.
EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST: MNZ CHAMPIONSHIP, ISLAND or NATIONAL MOTOCROSS EVENTS
The MX Commission is calling for Expressions of Interest (EOI) from MNZ affiliated clubs, to host New Zealand Championship, Island and National Events, as follows:
Supercross (SX) Championship
NZMX Senior Championship (being part of multi round series)
NZMX Grand Prix (NZMXGP)
NZ Junior MX Championship
NZ SX Championship
NZ Mini Nationals
NZ MX TT National
Vets & Women’s MX Nationals
NZ Secondary MX School Champs (South Island)
North & South Island TT’s (the South Island event will also be the NZ Champs)
North & South Island School Champs (the South Island event will also be the NZ Champs)
All applications must be received before 5pm the Thursday the 25th of March.
All enquires to be directed to the MNZ office.
Host clubs to be announced at the MNZ AGM, Sunday 16th May 2021.