Collie To Host National Mountain Biking Championships

  • Western Australia to host the AusCycling Mountain Bike Enduro National Championships 2024-2026
  • Event will be held in Western Australia for the first time in the town of Collie
  • Thousands of visitors and competitors expected to flock to the region, generating valuable tourism dollars for the local economy
  • Builds on the WA Labor Government’s significant investment into Collie trails and tourism

Western Australia’s South West is adding another major sporting event to its calendar, with the Cook Government securing the AusCycling Mountain Bike Enduro National Championships for 2024, 2025 and 2026.

For the first time ever, the event will be held in Collie from 17-20 October, at the Collie Town Mountain Bike Trails, which provides more than 100 kilometres of trails through towering jarrah forests, steep valleys and meandering rivers.

A dynamic annual event, the Championships will feature National and Oceania Championships, where mountain bikers compete across 20 national championships categories.

More than 1000 riders are anticipated to compete across the event overall, which will serve as an important qualifier for the World Championships and deliver critical Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) points, which help with international rankings.

Thousands of visitors are expected to flock to the South West for the four-day event, injecting valuable tourism and hospitality dollars into the region, supporting the local economy.

It is anticipated to be the only international mountain bike event scheduled anywhere in the world at that time of the year, driving significant interest from spectators and broadcast viewers.

The WA Labor Government has invested more than $10 million into the Collie Adventure Trails initiative to establish Collie as a premier trail town, as part of the ongoing work to diversify the town’s economy as it transitions away from coal.

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As stated by Premier Roger Cook:

“Securing this event is a huge win for Western Australia, and an even bigger win for the town of Collie.

“This fantastic event will bring thousands of people to the town, boosting our local economy through valuable tourism dollars being injected into local businesses, and building WA’s reputation as a host of world-class sporting events.

“Importantly, it helps to cement Collie’s growing reputation as a tourist and trails destination as part of our ongoing commitment to creating local jobs, strengthening the economy and delivering a Just Transition.”

As stated by Tourism Minister Rita Saffioti:

“Attracting a cycling event of this scale to the town of Collie is a fantastic opportunity to put this picturesque regional town on the map, with its rich culture and history and strong visitor appeal.

“We look forward to welcoming thousands of out-of-state visitors to Collie and encouraging them to extend their stay to experience all that the area has to offer, from award-winning art trails to incredible natural scenery.

“The Auscycling Mountain Bike Enduro National Championships promise to be another great opportunity to showcase Western Australia and of course the town of Collie, while bringing further variety to our sporting events calendar.”

As stated by Member for Collie-Preston Jodie Hanns:

“One of the many amazing things about Collie-Preston is our spectacular mountain bike trails – we’ve developed a reputation for having some of the best in the world – so I can’t think of a better place to hold this event.

“It’s so exciting to be hosting these Championships and we can’t wait to welcome competitors and visitors to our beautiful part of the world in October and showing off all that our great community has to offer.”

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