Derby BMX Club are proud to host the
British BMX Championships - 2023
(The Brits) 25th - 27th August
Here is some information for you about the event,
more to follow but this covers the bulk of the FAQs.
We will be offering onsite camping, all camping pitches are pre pay only. Following the BC host clubs guidelines and planning meeting, camping costs will be £90 for the weekend (3 nights no other options).
All camping pitches are 9 x 9m to ensure cars can fit, and keep road ways clear to meet with fire safety requirements.
All campers will be on one field, however, Motorhomes may be asked to pitch in one area together at the edge of the field depending on ground conditions.
All facilities associated with camping will be provided, toilets, showers, waste water tank, evening lighting and 24 hr security on site.
Stewarding, Traffic Management and Security will be handled by Stadium, a company experienced in managing large events alongside our club volunteers.
Entry to the campsite opens at 10.00 on Friday 25th August 2023, via Meadow Lane, Alvaston.
The campsite must be vacated by 10.00 on Monday 28th August 2023.
In booking your camping pitch you understand and accept the following:
In the unlikely event that Derby City Council deem the camping fields unsuitable for camping and parking, due to ground conditions, the Event will still go ahead without onsite camping and camping fees will be refunded on request.
Alternative car parking will be at Derby Arena a short traffic free walk away.
PLEASE NOTE THE CAMPSITE IS A NO SMOKING AREA
PLEASE SMOKE IN THE DESIGNATED AREA OR OUTSIDE OF THE FENCED AREA.
PLEASE NOTE: No one will be allowed access to the campsite before it opens at 10am. Please make other arrangements to park up away from the site and it’s access roads, if you will be arriving early.
BMX TRADERS PITCH BOOKINGS
Trade pitches are available at £90 per 3x3m, if you would like to camp with your pitch please book and pay for an extra 3x3m pitch. You can only book and pay for your pitches online. Non Negotiable.
The Trader Village is once again on the grass area, this allows more room to accommodate our traders, teams and caterers all in one area.
The presentation stage will also be in this area.
PLEASE NOTE THERE WILL BE RESTRICTED VEHICLE ACCESS TO THE TRADE AREA DURING TIMES OF TRACK USE.
FIRE SAFETY - There has been a change in the law to which fire extinguisher need to be carried by trade stalls. Therefore it is a traders responsibility to carry appropriate safety equipment relevant to the latest laws.
SPONSORSHIP AND ADVERTISING OPPORTUNITIES
There are opportunities around the event to support the club and our sport and promote your service, product or company.
Please get in touch if want to discuss this further.
For example Trackside banner spaces are available to book at £40 per metre on the club shop.
FACTORY TEAM AREA GAZEBO BOOKINGS
The Factory Team/Sponsors Area will be with the Trade Village Area.
All pitches to be booked online please £40 per 3x3m.
If you require a larger area please book extra pitches. Non Negotiable.
WEEKEND TRACKSIDE PARKING
Weekend Parking will be available to purchase in advance from Saturday 10th June 10am, the cost will be £12 for advanced bookings, £15 on the day. If you pre book online you will receive a QR code via email, please save this to your Apple or Google Wallet. You can collect your Car Park Pass, throughout July or at our Regional on Sunday 30th July. If you do collect your pass in advance please KEEP IT SAFE, we will not be handing out replacements.
Please display your hanger on arrive on site and at all times. This advance booking and collection will hopefully help to ease traffic flow on the access road. Overflow parking, should it be required, will be at Derby Arena (what3words focal.snack.player) a short traffic free walk away. Priority will always be given to competitors on site, spectators may be asked to park at the overflow. More details to follow.
FRIDAY NIGHT GATE PRACTICE
Advance bookings for the Clubs Friday Practice will be available to purchase on line from Saturday 10th June 10am, on entry to the site or at the Blue Cabin on the day. If you pre book online you will receive a QR please save this to your Apple or Google Wallet and have it ready to collect your practice bands on arrival. You will be given a band to show in the pens, these advance booking and collection measures will hopefully reduce queuing when it comes to practice time. You will still be able to pay at practice time by the blue cabin. The track will be closed for private sessions and track setup prior to practice start times.
Friday Practice Schedule
14:00pm – 15.30pm 12 and Under (30 min open / 1hr gates)
15:35pm – 17.00pm 13+ (30 min open / 1hr gates)
17:05pm – 17.35pm Superclass / Championship Women / Junior Men
17.40pm – 18:45pm Open Practice (1hr)
CATERING, SHOPPING AND EATING OUT
Hot and cold drinks and treats will be available from our club tuck shop. Plus a full range of catering options from Premier Catering will be available in the Trade Village Area. Hot and cold drinks and snacks are also available on site from The Waterside Cafe located in the park pavilion building.
On Pride Park, a five minute drive away, you will find Burger King, McDonalds along with Frankie & Bennys, Subway, Harvester, Niccos and Seven. In the Derbion centre, you will find, Wagamama, Carluccio’s, Nando’s, Pizza Express, Fridays and Five Guys plus much more.
In the Alvaston shopping area you will find a Tesco Express, Lidl, Steve’s Fish Bar and a selection of Pizza, Chinese and Indian takeaways. There is also a large Sainsburys store on the far side of Pride Park at DE21 6NZ