3 – 7 February 2021 // Ballarat VIC

Road Nationals

Spectator Guide
make sure you catch all the action

There’s something for everyone at the Road Nationals

Soak up the atmosphere and good vibes while the riders battle it out on Ballarat’s roads at the Federation University Road National Championships.  

The 2021 Road Nationals gives you the chance to see and enjoy the amazing sights of Ballarat, with something for everyone to enjoy.

To ensure the safety of everyone in attendance, we’ve taken steps to ensure The Federation University Road National Championships is a COVID Safe event.

We ask that all spectators follow directions from COVID marshals and ensure they use QR codes to check in, even in areas where there are no designated entry points.

To read more about how Road Nats is staying COVID Safe, follow the link below.

Wednesday 3 - Thursday 4 February
Chancellor Drive, Federation University

The perfect spot to sit back and watch as the athletes zip around the time trial course. 

Enter through the marked public entry point and don’t forget to check in!


Time trial venue

Criterium Venue

Friday 5 February
Sturt St, Ballarat

The Criterium races are great fun to spectate with the riders flying around the short circuit up to 40 times in the Elite Men’s and Women’s races!

It’s a great chance to find a spot to sit a safe distance from others and settle in for an exciting day of racing.

Saturday 6 - Sunday 7 february
De Soza Park , Mt buninyong

Saturday and Sunday’s action can all be caught from the road race venue.  

Community Movie Night

De Soza Park is transformed into an open air cinema on Saturday night after the racing concludes.   Showing the family favourite movie, Sonic the Hedgehog and with food vendors and live music beforehand, its set to be a great night.  

To abide by social distancing rules, entry to the movie night will be strictly limited, so make sure you come down early to save a seat.

road race venue


Saturday 6 - Sunday 7 february

Watch as the riders climb to the top the famously tough Mt Buninyong and race to win the title of KOM/QOM .

There’s plenty of space to catch the action along Mt Buninyong Road, so make sure you stay physically distanced from those outside your social group.  

Saturday 6 - Sunday 7 february
Federation University

The Fed Uni Live Site is the perfect spot to kick back and watch the racing from the big screen, ensuring you don’t miss a single second.  


Fed uni live site

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