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Nominations for the 2016/ 2017 WAMBA Committee are now being called. As per WAMBA’s Constitution, all current committee members cease to be committee members at the AGM and are eligible for re-election.
The volunteer roles up for election at the upcoming Annual General Meeting (being held on Tuesday 26th April) are:
** Change of Date and Location **
Our AGM will now be held on Tuesday 26th April (not Sunday 17th April) at the Department of Sport and Recreation, 246 Vincent Street, Leederville, Perth 6007.
The meeting will start at 6:30pm and finish approx. 7:30pm. Access to the building at night is via the back entrance (security will buzz you in). Free parking is available either behind or down the side of the building; paid street parking is in front of the building.
Date: Tuesday 26th April
Location: Department of Sport and Recreation, 246 Vincent Street, Leederville, Perth 6007
The 2016 WAMBA Annual General Meeting will be held at 11:30am on Sunday 17th April at Edward Millen House, Edward Millen Reserve in Victoria Park, Perth. All are welcome to attend, and join us afterwards at the John Hughes Slopestyle event – Perth's hottest urban mountain bike and BMX event!
The agenda will be:
| All positions are up for election:
A Call for Nominations, including positions descriptions, will be sent out shortly.
All members of WAMBA, and of all affiliated mountain bike clubs, are eligible to vote and thus have a say in shaping mountain biking in Western Australia.
For those members unable to attend the meeting in person and wish to vote, you may submit a proxy form which will be emailed out a week prior to the meeting.
More information on the John Hughes Slopestyle event can be found on the Event Calendar of WAMBA’s website.
Today in Margaret River, the Hon. Albert Jacob, MLA, Minister for Environment officially launched the South West Mountain Bike Master Plan. WestCycle has developed the plan in consultation with WAMBA, State Government, Local Government, Cape Mountain Bikers, Collie Mountain Bike Club, Dunsborough Cycle Club, MRORCA and the mountain bike community.
The vision of the plan is to enable the world-class development of an innovative, high quality and cohesive network of trails, which offer varied experiences and cater for the progression and diverse styles of riding while maintaining local character.
The implementation of the plan will see the South West developed into an international destination of choice for Mountain Bike tourism and provide significant opportunities to West Australians to experience world-class trails.Read more ...
WAMBA is pleased to announce the following riders have been selected to attend the 2016 Australian Mountain Bike Championships as part of the West Australian Junior State Team. The Championships are being held March next year in Bright, Victoria.
Congratulations go to:
|Cadel Adams||17M||DHI/ XCO||South West Mountain Bike Club|
|Samuel Buchanan||19M||DHI||South West Mountain Bike Club|
|Riley Jenkinson||17M||XCO/ XCC||Perth Mountain Bike Club|
|Roly Kyme||17M||DHI||Margaret River Off Road Cycling Association|
|Bryce Lanigan||19M||XCO/ XCC||South West Cycle Club|
|Aaron Leagas||19M||DHI||Peel District Mountain Bike Club|
|Declan O'Connor||17M||DHI||Collie Mountain Bike Club|
|Jack O'Connor||17M||DHI||Collie Mountain Bike Club|
|Jaxon Sawyer||17M||DHI||South West Mountain Bike Club|
|Jordan Schmidt||19M||XCO/ XCC||Perth Mountain Bike Club|
|Yuliang Seow||17M||DHI||Peel District Mountain Bike Club|
|Nathan Sivec||19M||DHI||Peel District Mountain Bike Club|
|Greg Stanley||17M||DHI||Peel District Mountain Bike Club|
|Logan Wakeling||17M||DHI||South West Mountain Bike Club|
|Tarquin Wall||17M||XCO/ XCC||Perth Mountain Bike Club|
|Riley Westra||17M||DHI||South West Mountain Bike Club|
The WAMBA Selection Panel consisted of Graeme Adams (WAMBA Junior Development Coordinator), Paul De Klerk (Peel Districts Mountain Bike Club President), Toby Hodgson (Westcycle Operations Manager), Mark Wardle (WAMBA Committee Member), and Tony Tucknott (WAMBA Racing Council Chairperson).
On behalf of WAMBA and the WA mountain bike community, we wish these talented juniors all the best and hope they have a fantastic time in Bright.