XCO Challenge Youth

June 19 & July 17 2022

The Watersley XCO Challenge for youth is part of an international youth competition: Limburg MTB Kids Series. During the competitions, children are encouraged to be active, have fun, get to know the sport and have a chance to become champions in their age category!

Limburg MTB Kids Series: push your limits in a cross-border mountain bike competition!

A unique collaboration between Belgian & Dutch Limburg between Sport Vlaanderen, Cycling Vlaanderen, OMC MTB School & Club, Limburg Cycling & Watersley Sports & Talentpark. A complete season full of mountain bike competitions in which the youngest talents, born in the period 2009 to 2014, compete for the title of best Limburg mountain bikers. During the season you will earn points and you will find your ranking in the general ranking on this website. After the last game of the season we end with a big showdown where every champion of his or her birth year gets a great prize from one of our partners!


The Watersley XCO Challenge for youth is part of an international youth competition: Limburg MTB Kids Series. To participate in the general classification you must participate in at least 1 Belgian and 1 Dutch race. Check out the program of the races at Watersley below. Do you want more information about the competition? Then look at Limburg MTB Kids Series.

Time Event
13:30 Opening permanence
15:00 Race Youth category 1
15:30 Race Youth category 2
16:00 Race Youth category 3
16:45 Race Youth category 4
17:30 Race Youth category 5
18:15 Ceremony

All races take place in the same weekends as our professional mountainbike events. So before and after their race, the kids can learn and enjoy professionals from all over the world. Check our other events here



The Watersley XCO Challenge Youth takes place at Watersley Sports & Talentpark. The info and registration point are at Watersley 31 6132 KA, Sittard. At the park you will find the Watersley Kids-trail, where the races take place. This trail creates a save and fun environment for the kids.


Who can participate?

Children don’t need experience with mountainbiking to participate in the Watersley Kids Challenge, but they need to be able to ride a bike without training wheels.  

The youngest participants are born in 2014 and the oldest in 2009. The competitions are divided into the following age categories:

  • Category 1: boys born in 2014 and girls born in 2013 & 2014
  • Category 2: boys born in 2013 and girls born in 2012
  • Category 3: boys born in 2012 and girls born in 2011
  • Category 4: boys born in 2011 and girls born in 2010
  • Category 5: boys born in 2010 and girls born in 2009


Food and drinks

During the Watersley Kids Challenge there will be a food truck present outside Watersley 31, where you can buy something to drink and eat. 


Time to train?

Are your kids excited to take a look at the Watersley Kids-trail and give it a try? No problem, by ordering a daypass here you receive access to Watersley Sports & Talentpark and the Kids-trail   


Register now

Children born in 2015 to 2008 can participate in the competition and will be divided in the aforementioned 5 age categories.

    I bring my own mountainbike to the races:

    I bring my own helmet to the races:

    I participate in the following races:

    Borrowing a mountainbike and/or helmet costs €5, - a day, you can pay in cash at the registration point, Plaza Watersley, Watersley 31 Sittard.

    Contact us

    Stichting Watersley Topsports
    +31 46 4600133

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