British Championships 2019 – South West Race Shirts

With only four rounds to go in the Regional Series its time to make sure you are ready for the British Championships. This year will see the Brits return to Derby on the August Bank Holiday weekend (23rd to 25th August). The highlight of the BMX calendar it is the culmination of the BMX year and the chance to grab an 01 plate (only available to British Champions).

For more information please visit the event website at

SW Jersey - FrontThe region has designed new jerseys for the 2019 & 2020 seasons which are available to purchase through the website. These have been designed and printed by “Design by Creative” a local South West company with strong links to BMX – we think they look awesome and will inspire our riders to representing the region and performing at the Brits.

The shirts are available in 3 types – Youth, Adult Males, Adult Females with prices at £22 for the Youth and £27 for the Adults. Riders can have their names printed on the back if required. Please note jerseys can only be ordered through the website. The deadline for orders is 23:55 on Sunday 7th July. It is a requirement for those racing at the Brits that you must wear the NEW regional shirt. Any orders after the deadline, we cannot guarantee delivery in time for the Brits.

Shirts can be purchased from the SW Regional shop here

Sizes (measured around the chest, under the armpits):

Youth – 3-4 Years old – Chest 22″
Youth – 5-6 Years old – Chest 24″
Youth – 7-8 Years old – Chest 26″
Youth – 9-10 Years old – Chest 28″
Youth – 11-12 Years old – Chest 30″
Youth – 13-15 Years old – Chest 32″

Adult Womens – Size 6 – Chest 28″
Adult Womens – Size 8 – Chest 30″
Adult Womens – Size 10 – Chest 32″
Adult Womens – Size 12 – Chest 34″
Adult Womens – Size 14 – Chest 36″
Adult Womens – Size 16 – Chest 38″
Adult Womens – Size 18 – Chest 40″

Adult Mens – Size XLB – Chest 34″
Adult Mens – Size S – Chest 36″
Adult Mens – Size M – Chest 38″
Adult Mens – Size L – Chest 40″
Adult Mens – Size XL – Chest 42″
Adult Mens – Size XXL – Chest 44″
Adult Mens – Size XXXL – Chest 46″
Adult Mens – Size XXXXL – Chest 48″

Qualification reminder

All expert category riders must compete in five regional events in their primary class (20” or Cruiser) within the South West Region and three regional events in their secondary class.

Novices are not eligible to race unless they have moved to expert mid season and completed the necessary expert rounds.

Dispensation requests

Dispensation may be given for the following reasons:

  • Injury or illness with supporting evidence from a GP or specialist. The period of injury or illness must clearly state that it covers a set period of time between April and August of the current year. The period of injury will allow dispensation for each regional event held within that time. Only applications with medical proof should be submitted.
  • Competing overseas in UCI / UEC BMX events held on the same day as a regional event or on an adjoining weekend if competing at the UCI BMX World Championships. (A maximum of one Regional event can be claimed)

All dispensation requests have to be ratified by a committee of the Regional chairpeople to ensure everyone is applying the rules fairly.

Dispensation requests should be emailed to by 5th August 2019.