Positive Rule Changes For Youth Women

The Women’s Commission are delighted to announce that both our Motions (arising from the Women’s Forum) were passed today after some debate at the Cycling Ireland AGM in Newry.

We would like to thank our delegates , and all who spoke up in favour of the changes.

See full details below:

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Motion 2 – Proposed by Women’s Commission Chapter T4.1 .2 add Red section to existing

In all Youth Races it will be mandatory to offer at a minimum 1st, 2nd and 3rd place prizes in respect of both youth men and youth women in each age category i.e. U12, U14 and U16. In addition an unplaced U11, U13 and U15 rider’s prize may be offered.

Motion 3 – Proposed by Women’s Commission Chapter T1.4.12 be replaced by section in Red

12. In scratch races Youth riders may only compete with their own age group, save that youth and first year Junior girls may compete in a grade lower than that as shown on their licences, if they elect to do so but will be subject to the gear restrictions of the lower grade.

12. In races Youth riders may only compete with their own age group, save that first year Junior girls may compete in a grade lower than that as shown on their licences, if they elect to do so but will be subject to the gear restrictions of the lower grade.

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