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Ipswich, Rocky Trail Academy is coming to town and ready to make your frothing gravity mountain bikers’ hearts skip a beat!
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
Got a question, check out our FAQ’s or send us a message on the chat at the bottom of the page
Castle Hill MTB Tracks – corner of Thomas and Mary Streets, Blackstone
We are racing at the Castle Hill MTB Tracks, which are apart of the historic Castle Hill Blackstone Reserve on the corner of Thomas and Mary Streets, Blackstone.
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.
Address7B Mary St, Blackstone QLD 4304, Australia
Onsite parking is available around the Event Hub. All school buses and trailers will need to park along Mary Street.
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 driveways or event center traffic.
- Registration Tent with live timing, merch and race info
- Space for team/school tents
- Music and live race updates
- Professional First Aid
- Unisex Toilets on site
Food & Refreshments
No event is complete without awesome coffee, epic food and plenty of cold refreshments!
The wonderful crew from Moreton Bay Colleges will be hosting the BBQ for the day. Lots of cold drinks, yummy burgers and sausage sandwiches on offer. Bring cash or card
Groupset Coffee onsite serving the best coffee in the region. Support the businesses that support our events.
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.