Kids Fest - Full Event

From AUD $249.00
  • Location: Maydena, Tasmania
  • Product code: kids-fest

Kids Fest is the ultimate riding experience for your young shredder! The weekend will comprise of skills instruction, guided rides, and fun races and events. You can either purchase a day pass or a pass for a full weekend of activities. The weekend program will allow the kids to select different skill sessions based on their riding interests and riding style. Riders need to have mountain biked before and be confident riding green and blue terrain. In each session block, there will be a range of courses and coaches making this weekend accessible for all abilities!


For the Parents 

Parents. This weekend is designed to bring young riders together and make friends with other kids who also love mountain biking. All sessions will be led by our MBP certified instructors and guides, split in groups with 6-8 riders in each, the instructors will ensure trails and skills are appropriate for your young rider. If you are keen to get involved, we have 5 spots open for parent volunteers to come and ride as tail guides, assisting the instructor with group management. If you would like to volunteer please contact rhys@maydenabikepark.com via email. 


Prizing

All riders will have a chance to win amazing prizes from some of the parks sponsors. 


Registration Includes:

  • Friday Meet & Greet 

  • Phat Friday fun race or free ride evening session

  • 2 x 2.5 hr morning skill sessions of your choosing

  • 1 afternoon free ride / feedback sessions guided by coaches

  • 1 afternoon flow race with coaches

  • Lunches Saturday & Sunday


Optional Add-ons:

  • Saturday Sunset Summit BBQ / Movie night - $29 




Skill Development Sessions


Pump & Jump

Pressure control is the name of the game when it comes to jumping and pumping. This session will focus on the key points to getting in the air safely and consistently.  This session is perfect for beginner and intermediate jumpers


Braking & Berms

Sometimes the best way to learn to corner faster is to learn how to slow down! This session will explore braking points and cornering techniques to have you carrying speed and confidence through every flow trail. This session is suitable for all ability levels!


Tackle the Tech

Roots and rocks can be
intimidating, this course will teach you about how you can control your body
weight to feel confident and smooth through the rough terrain. This session is
for those who are confident on flow trails and are looking to dip their toes
into the blue technical tracks at the park.

Steep n Deep

Maydena Bike Park is known for its steep loamy trails. Your guide will gradually introduce you to the body position and braking techniques that are essential to improve your control and confidence in steeper terrain. This session is geared toward more experienced riders, looking to tackle some steeper terrain. 


Feel the Flow

Become the master of flow trails! In this session you will experiment with direction control and line choice, to master green and blue flow trails. You will leave, carrying heaps of speed and style!


Event Program


Friday January 10th


1600 – 1700 – Meet & Greet – Get to know the coaches, the sessions and form groups for the evening. 

1700 – 1900 – Phat Friday – Kids Edition! Race your new riding crew down Scandanavia, one of the parks most flowy descents. Racing is optional, if you would prefer to call it a day or just ride a couple extra laps, that is cool too. 

1900 – Finish – Phat Friday Awards & Pizza Aprés


Saturday January 11th

0930 – 1200 – Skills Sessions – Select one of 3 options

  1. Pump & Jump (Red Flag) – novice – intermediate jumpers

  2. Braking & Berms (Green Flag) – novice / Intermediate riders

  3. Feel the Flow (Black Flag) – novice/Intermediate riders

1200 – 1300 – BBQ Lunch on the oval

1300 – 1600 – Skills Sessions – Select one of 3 options

  1. Pump & Jump (Red Flag) – novice – intermediate jumpers

  2. Braking & Berms (Green Flag) – novice / Intermediate riders

  3. Tackle the Tech (Black Flag) – intermediate / advanced riders

1630 – Group Debrief

1730 – 2100 – Summit BBQ – Video Night Feat. Return to Earth


Sunday January 12th

0930 – 1200 – Skills Sessions – Select one of 3 options

  1. Pump & Jump (Red Flag) – novice/intermediate jumpers

  2. Feel the Flow (Green Flag) – novice/Intermediate riders

  3. Steep and Deep (Black Flag) – intermediate/advanced riders

1200 – 1300 – BBQ Lunch on the oval

1300 – 1600 – Fun Racing! – Coaches present

1630 - Awards @ RockShox Beer Garden