Gold Coast Schools, Rocky Trail Academy is coming to Nerang and we’re ready to absolutely send it!
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 for girls and boys categories in Year 7+8 (Junior), Year 9+10 (Intermediate) and Year 11+12 (Senior). They 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.
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
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Nerang National Park – Hope Street Nerang QLD (click for directions)
Only 12km from Surfers Paradise, Nerang National Park is home of one of the trail networks of the Gold Coast MTB Club.
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.
Address8 Hope St, Nerang QLD 4211, Australia
Please follow the directions of event staff when entering the venue and park as directed.
Please make sure your vehicle is parked considerately and does not impact access to the event center or trails.
See details below for parking.
- Registration Tent with live timing, merch and race info
- Space for team school tents – email firstname.lastname@example.org to secure a spot
- Music and live race updates
- Professional First Aid
- Bike Support NOW available on site – crew from Just Ride Nerang have you covered for the last minute issues
Food & Refreshments
No event is complete without awesome coffee, epic food and plenty of cold refreshments!
Nerang State High School will be operating a BBQ and snack cafe. Bring you cash and enjoy a burger or snag sanga.
Groupset coffee will be ready and waiting to serve the best hot drink in the winter sunshine.
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.