Supported by Events ACT, this race will take you to West Stromlo Forest Park with one of the most popular Rocky Trail set of race tracks – it will make your frothing gravity mountain bikers’ hearts skip a beat!
Our Canberra schools comp is open to all ages from years 5-12, so make sure you let everyone know, we want to see your whole school here!
The Rocky Trail Academy is all about fostering the grass-roots development of the cycling sport and are part of our junior rider development program.
Geared towards secondary school students these events are held on a Friday and not only engage youth in healthy social and active recreation but brings a heightened appreciation of nature, the environment, self-reliance , self-learning and independence, all as part of riding a bike in the outdoors.
New to Academy racing, check out the Event Guide for everything you need to know. Jump on our Venue Guide for location and parking info. Hit the Stages Guide for info on all the tracks.
Rider briefings are posted 1-2 days prior to the event and event photos are uploaded 24-48 hours after event.
Our 3 Tracks have been designed to test a variety of skills, including endurance, speed and technical ability
Got a question, check out our FAQ’s or send us a message on the chat at the bottom of the page
The Event Hub will be located up the fire road at the intersection of Pork Barrel track and the start of the Double Dissolution track. Please follow the yellow signs.
Rocky Trail Entertainment works closely with the local clubs and land owners or venue managers to make sure each event has the lowest environment impact as possible.
AddressStromlo Forest Park Western Carpark, Uriarra Road, Stromlo ACT, Australia
Stromlo Forest Park has permitted us to park people inside the gate and so we will parallel park on the side of the following fire roads near the event hub: North South Link, Forest Trail and Reservoir Link Track. Fire roads will be two way so park carefully to ensure the road remains open for vehicles to depart at the end of the day.
If you do not intend to stay for the entire day please park outside the gate in the Western Car Park and/or along Uriarra Rd. Please follow the directions of the parking marshals.
The gate will be closed during racing.
- Registration Tent with live timing, merch and race info
- Redbull Tent and giveaways
- Space for team tents
- Music and live race updates
- Professional First Aid
Food & Refreshments
No event is complete without awesome coffee, epic food and plenty of cold refreshments!
We’ll be updating our list of suppliers closer to the date.
Our Sustainability Pledge
All Rocky Trail events are Ecotourism Certified in the Nature Tourism category by Ecotourism Australia. This means that with Rocky Trail you are guaranteed to be part of a genuine and authentic trail-based nature experience that looks after the environment.
Our Sustainability Pledge is that we encourage our racers to follow some simple tips to ‘tread softly’ when visiting the bush and minimise damage to the natural environment. In summary, when you attend our events, please take only memories, immerse yourself into nature, enjoy spending time with like-minded people on ‘rocky trails’ and please, leave only footprints and tyre marks on the sanctioned trails and in the event perimeter marked out, if you’re a racer.