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Schools Series Leaderboard 2024

The Schools Series Leaderboard is a tool for riders to track their progress and compare their performance against peers throughout the series. Each race you do counts as points! So, when entering, make sure to include your school to have a shot at winning the prize purse for your school at the end of the series! The leaderboard will be updated after each event, considering the rider’s finish position and overall time.

Prizes include:

🏅 Overall High School: R5000
🏅 Top Boys High School: R2500
🏅 Top Girls High School: R2500
🏅 Overall Primary School: R5000

SERIES STANDINGS

Participation
Points

Every participant gets 100 points for finishing the race.

Position
Points

The winner is awarded 900 points, the last participant is awarded 400 points, the rest of the riders are awarded points according to where they came overall.

Time
Points

The winner is awarded 2000 points, the last participant is awarded 0 points, the rest of the field is awarded points according to their time in relation to the winning time. The Time Points encourage riders to race up to the finish line. For instance, a rider who came second with a 3-second gap to the winner will get much more Time Points than a rider who came second by 5 minutes.

Bonus
Points

The winner is awarded 1000 bonus points, the last participant is awarded 0 bonus points, the rest of the participants are awarded bonus points according to their position in relation to 1st place.

Points
per Event

Start Points + Position Points + Time Points + Bonus Points = Race Points

Points
per Series

Your 3 best results (out of a possible 6) for the Series will count.

This is the same formula that was used in the pioneering days of the National Mountain bike Series. It has been tried and tested, and it works.