2023 BMX National Championships Preview

The Irish BMX Racing season comes to a boiling point this weekend as riders and fans look forward to a blockbuster two days of racing. 

The 2023 BMX National Championships take place on Sunday, July 2nd, as Cork BMX Club play host to both the National Championships and the third round of the BMX National Series on Saturday, July 1st. 

A stellar weekend of racing awaits as riders will get a taste of what to expect in a rip-roaring National Series on Saturday before the big one the following day as a coveted national champion's jersey goes up for grabs across a range of categories.

It's already been a successful season on the BMX tracks with strong participation across a number of age groups as BMX continues to emerge as one of the fastest growing disciplines in Irish cycling.

BMX's adrenaline-fuelled racing lends itself to being a particularly enjoyable discipline for spectators while its popularity at youth levels can be credited to its accessibility and network of clubs around the country. Find out more about BMX here. 

More information on the 2023 BMX National Championships is available here. 

Ahead of this weekend's racing, here's everything you need to know about the 2023 BMX National Championships. 


Cork BMX Club, Tramore Valley Park, S Link Road, Cork City. 


Grounds open at 10am for gazebo drop off

Parking available in the park's carpark

- Registration/Sign on at 10.30am

- Track open at 11am

- Open practice 11am – 11.45

- Gate practice (Under 13's) 11.45 – 12.15

- Gate practice (Over 13's) 12.15 – 12.45

- Racing to start at 1pm

- Balance bike race to take place after 3rd moto

- Prize giving to take place after finals

Live Timing

Live timing, startlists and results can be found through Sqorz here. 

Sqorz have also added an all-new functionality in 2023 that allows you to search for riders and follow them across multiple events. Find out more here. 

BMX National Series 

A prime opportunity for National Championships hopefuls to get a run at the track ahead of the big day, the third round of the BMX National Series will make for some intriguing racing on the eve of the National Championships.

With many riders expected to use the National Series as a means to sharpen the tools for Sunday, fans can expect a number of tense battles across the different age categories as rivals size eachother up.

After what's already been an enjoyable opening two rounds to the BMX National Series, we're expecting no different this Saturday!

Find out more about the 2023 BMX National Series here. 

BMX National Series Round Two report

Quotes Corner 

Cork BMX Club said:

"Everyone is welcome to Cork BMX Club for the first weekend of July where we are going to have two full days of action-packed and thrilling BMX racing.  On Saturday, round three of the BMX National Series takes place with trophies and points up for grabs. Sunday sees the National Championships taking place with championship jerseys and trophies for those skillful enough to get on the podium."
"Cork BMX Club are looking forward to meeting riders from across the island of Ireland. With two start hills, a five meter and three meters, the track at Cork BMX Club will challenge the skills and abilities of all riders young and old. Members of the public are encouraged to come along to watch for a great day's racing with fun for all the family."