Watersley CSU
XCO Challenge Class 1


5-7 May 2023


This competition will take place on May 5, 6 & 7 at Watersley Sports & Talentpark. The Watersley XCO trail is challenging with short, steep sections (both uphill and downhill) and many fast turns. Also, it meets the UCI length of 4 km.


Time Event
08:00 - 09:45 Training U17 men & Junior men
08:30 - 11:30 Registration U17 men & Junior men
10:00 Race U17 men
11:45 Race Junior men
12:00 - 14:00 Registration U17, Junior & Elite women
13:15 - 14:00 Training U17, Junior, U23 & Elite women
13:15 Ceremony U17 & Junior men
14:15 Race Elite & U23 women
14:16 Race Junior women
14:17 Race U17 women
14:30 - 16:45 Registration Elite men
16:00 - 16:45 Training Elite men
16:00 Ceremony U17, Junior & Elite women
17:00 Race Elite men
18:45 Ceremony Elite men


The startlist of the XCC and XCO race are published on the registration website. 

Startlist XCC
Startlist XCO


Race numbers 

As part of the 3 Nations Cup, the rules on race numbers of the 3 Nations Cup apply during the CSU Watersley XCO & XCC Challenge.

This means racing with the numbers of the 3 nationscup. If you have numbers from a previous 3nationscup, bring them all and don't forget your back numbers!

If you do not have numbers from a previous 3 nationscup you can buy them at the permanence for €5,-.

The riders are responsible for the correct use of the numbers. In case of loss or damage a reproduction can be issued at a price of €10,-.



Please be attentive to having a proper and working transponder when you sign in at the permanence. During the races times will be recorded with a MyLaps transponder.

If you race with your own transponder, we request that you take a picture of the number on the transponder and show it to the jury at the permanence along with your license.
Before the start of your race, make sure you check that the transponder is actually working.

Riders who do not have a proper transponder or whose own transponder does not work can rent one once for €10 at the permanence.



The Watersley CSU XCO Challenge is part of the 3 Nations MTB Cup 2023. The cup contains 8 races, the maximum UCI allows in a race serie, in Belgium, The Netherlands and Germany. The goal of the Vittoria 3 Nations MTB Cup is to give mountainbikers a platform to preform on a level between the National Races and the World Cups. Young talent can work it’s way to the top, in between the World Cup pro’s can join, to keep sharp and collect UCI points. The Cross Country tracks are challenging and are known for their obstacles and technical parts.

Stichting Watersley Topsports organizes a XCC on Friday 5 May and a XCO on Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 May.

Do you want to sign up for the XCC? Click here to sign up.

Do you want to sign up for the XCO? Click here to sign up.



Stay & Teamspots

Book the perfect accommodation for the Watersley CSU XCO Challenge 2023 by staying right on the course at Watersley Sports & Talentpark. With multiple forms of accommodations on-site, we can always find the perfect match for you or your team. From sleeping at the top in sporthostel The Tower to monumental sleeping in SEPHS Hotel, and from our short stay to sharing a team house with the whole team. Download the Stay brochure via the button on the right. Would you rather stay with your own camper? We work together with Camping De Botkoel and Camperparking De Nieuwe Hateboer where you can spend the night with a camper.

Are you looking for a central base for your team during the Watersley CSU XCO Challenge?
You can send an e-mail to booking@watersley.com requesting to reserve a teamspot. The cost of a teamspot is €18,15 including VAT per day.

Contact us

Stichting Watersley Topsports
+31 46 4600133

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