Fun & Thrill Challenge

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MTB Kerala – "Fun & Thrill Challenge" is a two days event on 20th & 21st December 2019 offering amateur MTB cycling lovers and die heart to participate and win MTB Amateur Championship conducted as part of MTB Kerala, 6th Edition at Wayanad.

The aim of two days cycling championship is to provide opportunity to all cyclists to be the part of UCI approved MTB Kerala race and win attractive prizes. Fun & Thrill Challenge will have separate category for Men & Women. Participants who reach in first 25 positions in the qualifying round on 20th December will be selected for the MTB Amateur Championship on 21st December 2019. The first three winners of Fun & Thrill Challenge will be given cash prize.

The first three positions in Fun & Thrill Challenge will qualify for the MTB National Category Championship on 22nd December 2019.

Competition details of MTB Kerala Fun & Thrill Challenge

a) Who can participate?

Amateur Cyclists from different clubs / communities

b) How to register

Participants can register online at MTB Kerala website,
Registration will be starting on 5th - 10th December 2019

c) Event date:

Qualifying rounds: 20th December 2019
MTB Kerala Fun & Thrill Challenge: 21st December 2019

d) Entries

For Men:Total entries limited to 100 on first come first serve basis
For Women: Total entries limited to 25 on first come first serve basis

e) Prize Money:

i) Men category:
1st prize: Rs.25,000/-
2nd prize: Rs.15,000/-
3rd prize: Rs.10,000/-
ii) Women category:
1st prize: Rs.15,000/-
2nd prize: Rs.10,000/-
3rd prize: Rs.5,000/-

f) Registration details:

Registration fee: Rs.1,000/- per cyclist


  • Total Prize money worth Rs. 80,000/-
  • Cycling experience at the UCI approved MTB track
  • Opportunity to Interact with world MTB champions
  • Local transportation for three days (from Mananthavady town to Race venue)
  • Lunch, tea & refreshments for 3 days
  • Participation certificate and trophies for winners
  • T-shirt

g) Qualification round

A 38 kms road cycling competition will be conducted to qualify for the MTB Race. Qualification round will be conducted on 20th December 2019. Participants who reach in first 25 positions will qualify for the MTB Kerala Fun & Thrill Challenge on 21st December 2019.
There is NO qualification round for women category.

h) Reporting details

Reporting point: Priyadarshini Tea Environs, Mananthavady, Wayanad district
Reporting time: 10:00 AM

i) Conditions for the MTB Kerala Fun & Thrill Challenge:

  • Registration will be on first come first serve basis
  • Participants must bring their own MTB cycles & safety equipments
  • Only one cycle is allowed per participant
  • Only amateur cyclist can register for the MTB Fun & Thrill Challenge
  • Medals and certificate for the winners will be distributed at the closing ceremony on 22nd December. Cash prize will be distributed within three weeks after the closing of the event
  • All participants must sign a Disclaimer agreeing that they themselves are responsible for their own safety and the organizers of the event are not in any way be responsible for any accident, loss, damage etc to personnel and equipments which may occur during the course of the 3 days event
  • Persons having medical problems / cardiac problems , pregnancy etc shall not be participate the event
  • Once paid, the registration fee will not be refunded
  • The decisions of the judges are final
  • Accommodation facilities will be offered at discount rate. Participants can book directly with the hotels at discounted rate or book their own arrangements

Program schedule:

Day 01: Friday, 20th December 2019:
10:00: Fun & Thrill Challenge – Qualifying round
10:00: participants to report at Priyadarshini Tea Environs at Mananthavady
10:00-11:00: Registration & briefing
11:00-11:15: Tea break
11:30-14:00: MTB Fun & Thrill challenge qualifying rounds
(38 kms road cycling is the criteria for qualifying the Fun & Thrill Challenge. Top 25 positions will qualify for the MTB Track finals
14:00-15:00: Lunch at the venue
15:00-16:00: Free time at the venue
16:00-16:15: Tea break
17:00-18:30: Cultural program

Day 02: Saturday, 21st December 2019:
08:00: Fun & Thrill Challenge MTB racing finals
08:00: Report at Priyadarshini Tea Environs at Mananthavady
08:15- 09:15: Warm up & preparations for the competition
09:15: Line up for the race
09:30: Flag Off
09:30-12:00: MTB Kerala Fun & Thrill Challenge race at the UCI Track
13:00-14:00: Lunch
14:00-15:00: Interaction with overseas cyclists and group photo
16:00-16:30: Tea & refreshments
17:00-18:30: Cultural program

Day 03: 22nd December 2019:
The top three winners in the MTB Kerala Fun & Thrill Challenge can participate the "MTB Kerala National Championship"
Rest of the cyclist can watch the championship
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch at the venue
15:00 - 16:00 Prize & certificate distribution
16:00 - 16:30: Tea & refreshments


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Reaching Wayanad

Kannur International Airport is the nearest airport, situated at a distance of about 68 km from Mananthavady (venue of the track). Kozhikode Airport is about 115 km and Bangalore International Airport is at a distance of approximately 298 km from Mananthavady.

Kannur railway station is 91 kms and Kozhikode railway station is 96 kms from Mananthavady.

MTB Track details

Priyadarshini Tea Estate, Mananthavady, Wayanad.

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