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.


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


The Watersley 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? Use the registration form down below.

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

Registration form XCC

Registration closed on Sunday April 30th 23.59.



    Book the perfect accommodation for the Watersley 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 XCO Challenge? Then book here a team spot and prepare yourself calmly for the race for an optimal performance.

    Contact us

    Stichting Watersley Topsports
    +31 46 4600133

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