The application phase of entries for the Adventure Racing World Championships (ARWC) 2011 in Tasmania, Australia are now open. Preference will be allocated to those meeting ARWC qualifying criteria HOWEVER applications are also open to teams meeting other criteria such as having a special interest, past or future media coverage, from international locations, experience at other Australian or international adventure races or in some way contributing to the prestige of the event/sport. If you are not sure, put an application in as you never know. Download the Application Kit from the link above. General Entries will be opened on 1 Dec 2010 for the remaining 20 spots and any Application or Qualification spots not taken by this date. These entries include all male or all female teams. www.xpd.com.au
XPD is Australia’s own expedition length adventure race. 70 teams of four competitors from around the globe trek, mountain bike, kayak and complete roping sections for five to ten days in this world renowned expedition. These adventurers race day and night over a 700km course pushing themselves to the ultimate limits of human endurance. The 6th Edition of XPD will host the Adventure Racing World Championships in Tasmania from 31 Oct – 11 Nov 2011.