Entry Information and Fees

The details for the 2019 Shimano Bike Buller festival will be uploaded to this website in late November 2018.


Entries to the 2019 Shimano Bike Buller Festival will open in late November 2018.


Click the links below or scroll down for more information. Please contact us if you have any questions: info@rapidascent.com.au


2018 Single-Race Entry Fees

Base Fee - Entries received between registration opening and 08:00 (AEDT) Monday 19 February.

Late Fee - Entries received between 08:00 (AEDT) Monday 19 February and registration on event weekend from 4pm Friday 9 March, 2018

Event Base Entry 

Late Entry

Stonefly- Cornhill Circuit 30km $74 $84
ABOM Downhill # $79 $89
16" Dual Slalom $10 $10
Pump Track Pursuit  $10 $10
Gravity Enduro # $94 $104
Mt Buller Super-D  $49 $59
Kids Ride at Picnic in the Park $10 $10
Outlaw All Mountain Trophy # $79 $89
Kids Village Ride $15 $15

# Gravity Gods events

Entry fees include lift passes for ABOM Downhill, Gravity Enduro and Outlaw All Mountain Trophy. See entry fee inclusions listed below for more. 

Combined-races entry fees

We include a combined-races category for Gravity riders to determine an overall weekend winner, or 'GRAVITY GOD'.


Enter the combined race category 'Gravity Gods' to receive a 15% discount and a free t-shirt.

Note you must enter before 8:00am (AEDT) Friday 9 February 2018 to receive a FREE T-SHIRT. Click here for more details on the combined race categories.

Gravity Gods base entry fee Gravity Gods late entry fee
$214.20 $239.70

The Gravity Gods entry fee includes entry into the following races:

  • Saturday - ABOM Downhill (including lift pass)
  • Sunday - Gravity Enduro (including lift pass)
  • Monday - Outlaw All Mountain Trophy (including lift pass)


Please note, riders who enter any 3 of the below events will receive a 15% discount off the race entry and a FREE T-SHIRT if you enter before 8:00 (AEDT) Friday 9 February 2018:

  • Stonefly - Cornhill Circuit 30km
  • ABOM Downhill
  • Gravity Enduro
  • Mt Buller Super-D
  • Outlaw All Mountain Trophy 

Junior Riders

Riders under the age of 18 who participate in any of the following races will receive a 15% discount off the race entry. This will apply at the end of the registration process.

  • Stonefly - Cornhill Circuit 30km
  • ABOM Downhill
  • Gravity Enduro
  • Mt Buller Super-D
  • Outlaw All Mountain Trophy

What do I get for my entry fee?

Event Entry fee inclusions:

  • An event branded t-shirt - for those who enter any 3 of these events - Stonefly-Cornhill Circuit 30km, ABOM Downhill, Gravity Enduro, Mt Buller Super-D, Outlaw All Mountain Trophy prior to 8:00am (AEDT) Friday 9 February 2018
  • A one day lift pass on the Northside Express chairlift (for those events that include the chairlift: Outlaw All Mt Trophy, ABOM Down Hill and Gravity Enduro)
  • Race plate including timing chip
  • Professionally marked and managed race courses
  • Medical support
  • Nutrition points at the finish (at a minimum)
  • Professional photographer capturing images of the race
  • Electronic timing with multiple mid race splits 

Field Limits

Please note the following field limits will be enforced for the event


  • Stonefly - Cornhill Circuit 30km – 400 riders
  • ABOM Downhill - 300 riders
  • 16” Dual Slalom – 32 riders
  • Pump Track Pursuit – 32 riders


  • Gravity Enduro - 300 riders
  • Mount Buller Super-D - 200 riders
  • Kids Picnic in the Park Ride – 200 riders


  • Outlaw All Mountain Trophy - 200 riders
  • Kids Village Ride - 200 riders

NOTE: Some entries to the Pump Track Pursuit and 16" Dual Slalom will be accepted online prior but we will also reserve a few entries for on the day riders. 

Online Entries

Shimano Bike Buller Festival Entries will be available online for each race right up until 15 minutes prior to race start. At the event, you can enter online using your own smart device or see us at race regstration to enter on one of our laptops. We strongly encourage you to enter prior to arriving at race registration to avoid delays.


Refund Policy

If a competitor voluntarily withdraws from the event and notifies Rapid Ascent prior to 8am (AEDT) Friday 23rd February 2018 the race entrant has the choice of receiving either a credit or refund:

  • Refund - Refund can be offered less an administration fee of 20% of the entry fee paid with a minimum fee of of $10 and maximum of $40.
  • Credit - Credit towards a subsequent event less an administration fee of 15%

This must be communicated via email to info@rapidascent.com.au

If a competitor voluntarily withdraws from the Shimano Bike Buller Festival and notifies Rapid Ascent after 8am (AEDT) Friday 23rd February 2018: No cash refund or entry credit will be given in any circumstances.

  • Payment for online entries is via Credit Card transaction via our secure, 128-bit encrypted credit card payment gateway. Should you require alternative payment options please contact Rapid Ascent
  • Juniors must be under the age of 18 on race day
  • Providing there are spaces available, a rider may transfer from a higher entry fee event to a lower entry fee event category up to 8am (AEDT) Thursday 8 March, 2018. In this case the difference between the two entry fees will be refunded as a credit to another Rapid Ascent event less a $30 admin fee or refunded as cash less a $40 admin fee. A rider may transfer from a higher entry fee to a lower entry fee event category at race registration (providing spaces are available), no credit or refund will be provided.
  • Providing there are spaces available, a rider may transfer from a lower entry fee event to a high entry fee event up to race registration for the cost of the increase in entry fee only – no admin fee will be charged.

If the event is deemed unsafe or unable to be held on the proposed date due to extreme climatic conditions, the following steps shall be followed:

  • Rapid Ascent will endeavour to reschedule the event to another date with all entries carrying over to the new date
  • If you are unable to attend the newly proposed date no refunds will be made
  • If the event cannot be rescheduled for any reason, Rapid Ascent will endeavour to refund a component of your entry fee after all event costs have been taken into consideration OR offer all participants an entry credit (of a value to be determined by Rapid Ascent) to a future Rapid Ascent event .


  • In all other circumstances it should be assumed that the event is still going ahead UNLESS otherwise stated
  • Rapid Ascent reserves the right to alter or amend the originally proposed course(s) from that which was published on the event website for any reason
  • Advice of any event postponement or change will be made on the front page of the event website as early as possible before the event, and will be posted to the official race notice board at the registration marquee


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