Winning at delivering a championship event

The Federation University Road National Championships bring Australia’s best cyclists to historic roads around Ballarat, Buninyong and the surrounding areas in the battle for the coveted green and gold National Champions jersey. It’s an electric five-days of racing with a criterium, road race and time trial events held in our world-class city.



Federation University, Mt Helen

Event duration:

5 days





  • High-level, dedicated support from City of Ballarat
  • Marketing, support operations and other services supplied
  • Over 20,000 attendees
  • Annual event
  • Features Australia’s best cyclists
  • Local businesses and suppliers engaged

Federation University Road National Championships says:

Ballarat is a world class location in which to hold our event. Council provided a wide variety of services across all elements, from marketing to operations and everything in between.

The City of Ballarat event team helped us connect with all the right local suppliers to ensure a smooth and successful event. Facilitating these connections resulted in a simpler process for us while ensuring positive outcomes for local businesses.

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The City of Ballarat acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land we live and work on, the Wadawurrung and Dja Dja Wurrung People, and recognises their continuing connection to the land and waterways. We pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging and extend this to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People.