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Cycling Ireland's Off-road Commission is hosting a recruitment day for riders aged 12 to 16 who are interested in being part of the Irish XC Youth Development Squad for 2013. 
Jon Hynes is putting this squad together.  For Ulster riders the most convenient date is on Sunday 27 January 2013 at Tolllymore Outdoor Centre. (map)

The purpose of the day is to inform riders of the selection criteria, go for a fun spin and for squad selectors to meet applicants.

Application forms for the squad will be available on the day.  You can download a copy in advance (here) [Word doc]
Closing date for receipt of completed forms is Jan 31st 2013.

All details of the squad are not fully in place as funding negotiations are ongoing. Full details will be released early in 2013. It is likely there will be 4-6 places available per province.

Jon Hynes - 087 8768549.

Cycling Ulster's Off-road Development Officer Lance McCarthy will also be there to recruit for Cycling Ulster's Off-road Development Squad.  Lance is interested in riders from age 12 to Junior. 
You can contact Lance on This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 07753224732

Bring your bike, helmet, kit and enthusiasm.  All riders welcome, male and female.

Please park on the right hand side on the gravel area.  Tea and coffee etc for sale in the centre.

Start time 11 am.  Expected duration 2 hours.



Tollymore National Outdoor Centre
Hilltown Road
Bryansford, Newcastle, Co Down BT33 0PT
028 4372 2158