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Get involved with the UCI World Championship 2017 Cairns 


The World Championships only happen thanks to the dedication and enthusiasm of the Volunteer Crew – the volunteers who congregate in Cairns to deliver the best mountain bike event on the planet.

Volunteer applications for the UCI World Championship 2017 Cairns are now open.


Why not be part of the 2017 UCI World Mountain Bike Championships?!

The 2017 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships are now seeking volunteers for the World’s premier mountain biking event. You might be a local wanting to support your community, an avid mountain biker, a veteran volunteer, a student wanting to gain experience at a world class event, or simply a lover of sport. No matter your motivation, being part of the event promises to be a stimulating and rewarding experience!

There are a variety of volunteer positions available including both on and off the course! Key functional areas include:

Event Services (Information tent, Expo Assistants, Ticket Sales, Parking, Uplift)
Athlete Services (Registration, Presentations)
You don’t need experience, just a friendly and approachable manner with a positive, can-do attitude!

For volunteer related questions check out our FAQ, or please email


Becoming a volunteer can be a very rewarding and satisfying experience for people of all ages and walks of life. Volunteers are the driving force behind the success of our events. Without their efforts the support offered to staff, service delivered to the athletes, and the care taken with the spectators would not be possible!

What you’ll get?!
2017 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships uniform and gift.
Lunch pack each day
In person and online training and briefings
The chance to meet new people and create new opportunities
The opportunity to gain new skills or improve on existing ones.
20% off 2017 UCI Mountain Bike World Championship merchandise
Priority onsite parking
Complimentary event passes. Must complete minimum three shifts to apply

Fundraising Opportunities

If you are part of a sporting, community, charity group and would like the opportunity to fundraise while volunteering, or if you require further information on fundraising opportunities click here or get in contact with us at


As an official UCI event there are strict media guidelines that need to be adhered to. For more information, please see below:

General rules for commercial videographer:
– One video operator per website/company (only official special interest media or news platform will be accepted, videographer has to own a press card or has to approve by an imprint, which verifies your editorial activity and which is not older than 6 months)
– No restriction (location or time) on practice filming; any video operator will have to sign a declaration in which he/she commits to only film during practice;
– Sub-licenses to shoot elite qualifying and final race will not be available:
– It is NOT allowed to use footage in regards to commercial use or provide third parties any footage for commercial use.

Accreditation information will be available closer to the event.

MTB World Championship Media Accreditation Information

Online applications for print and photography accreditations have now opened - click here to apply.

For all broadcast/filming applications, please email your application

For any other 2017 UCI MTB World Championships media queries, please contact LOC Press Officer via email.