Watersley XCO Challenge
Class 1

6-7 April 2024

This competition will take place on April 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.


The Watersley XCO Challenge is part of the 3 Nations MTB Cup 2024. The cup contains 8 races, the maximum UCI allows in a race serie, in Belgium, The Netherlands and Germany. The goal of the 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 XCO on Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 April.

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


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

Startlist XCO

Race numbers

As part of the 3 Nations Cup, the rules on race numbers of the 3 Nations Cup apply during the 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.

Stay & Teamspots

Book the perfect accommodation for the Watersley XCO Challenge 2024 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 The Tower Sports Hostel 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? No problem! Just send an email to booking@watersley.com.

All the RV spots are booked up. Still looking for an RV site? We are happy to refer you to Camping De Botkoel and Camperparking De Nieuwe Hateboer.

Are you looking for a central base for your team during the Watersley XCO Challenge?
You can send an e-mail to booking@watersley.com requesting to reserve a teamspot.


Unfortunately, because of the bad weather conditions the regular parking fields at Watersley Sports & Talentpark are not available during the event. Which means that participants can not park at Watersley Sports & Talentpark.

As an alternative there is a clearly indicated “Kiss and ride” zone on the road called “Watersley”. After going trough the “Kiss and ride” traffic controlers will guide you away from Watersley Sports & Talentpark. You’re able to park your car for free at the parking space on the following adres;
Rijksweg Zuid 216, 6134 AG Sittard.

Contact us

Stichting Watersley Topsports
+31 46 4600133

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