All memberships are non-refundable and non-transferable
BMX Australia Membership Categories
BMX Mini Wheelers - $30.85**
BMX Mini Wheelers is an introductory level where riders develop balance, gross motor skills and independence to begin riding a bike. Riders will be able to develop skills that allows their progression in the sport to become seamless as they progress on to the more traditional BMX bike at 5 years of age. This membership is valid for 12 months and can be upgraded via your club or BMXA once your rider is using a pedal bike.
To Upgrade from a Mini Wheeler to a Sprocket, this can be done online by logging in to the rider's BMXA profile, and choosing the option "Upgrade" and then "Sprocket Rocket" should come up. Note: The BMX Australia National Fee for the upgrade is $57.60, and some State/Territories and Clubs also charge a fee for this upgrade.
Note: This Upgrade will add 12 months from the day the transaction is made.
Sprocket Rocket Membership - $88.45**
Sprocket Rocket membership is for any rider under the age of 8. The Sprocket Rocket program is a participation based program, taking the focus from competition to skill based learning programs. This allows children under the age of 8 the opportunity to tune their BMX racing skills in a fun non-competitive environment. A member plate will be issued with this membership. This membership is valid for 12 months.
If the rider is 7 at the time of renewal you must renew as a Sprocket Rocket and the month before a Sprocket turns 8 the membership will be automatically upgraded to an Open membership, the expiry will remain the same. A new Open licence and an Open member plate will be posted out.
Club Membership - $69.90**
This membership allows a rider to compete at their own club. You will NOT be able to compete at any other club or other clubs carnivals. You will also be unable to compete at open events held at your own club. Available for riders 8 years and over only. This membership is valid for 12 months and can be upgraded to an Open membership via your club.
Open Membership - $94.60**
An open membership allows you to ride at any club in Australia, including club carnivals and events. This membership does not include freestyle. A member plate will be issued with this membership. This membership is valid for 12 months.
4 Month Membership - $41.15
A new 4 month membership has been introduced by BMX Australia to replace the existing 3 ride permit. The aim of this introductory membership is to allow new riders unlimited access to try BMX for 4 months before joining the sport permanently. This membership is aimed at riders to try BMX at a beginner club level. The below guidelines provide further information on the membership:
- This membership is an open membership and therefore members can ride at club and state level, however will not be eligible to ride at State Titles and National events;
- Following the 4 month introductory period the member is then eligible to become a full member (only Open or Sprocket, NOT club) and they will receive a $20 discount off the cost of their full membership;
- Only new riders can apply for this membership (no renewals);
- Riders will be issued with a membership card (once your proof of age document has been provided) however will not receive a member plate (these are issued upon full BMXA Membership (Sprocket and Open);
- This membership is only allowed to be purchased once by the rider.
Volunteer Membership - Free
All volunteers (including club/ state officials) can become members of BMX Australia and fall under our insurance, for free of charge. A membership card will be issued but this does not allow the volunteer to race. This membership is for over 16's only.
Volunteer membership aimed at members who volunteer at the club and Officials (Level 1+2) and Beginner coaches who do not wish to race but who still wish to be covered by BMX Australia. This covers coaches/state officials, within their coach/official accreditation remit, at any club in Australia and provides public liability, professional indemnity and personal accident cover.
Non-Competitive Membership - $11.35**
Officials Non-Competitive Membership is aimed at any Level 3 Official and Level 1 + 2 coaches who do not wish to race but who still wish to be covered by BMX Australia. This covers coaches/national officials, within their coach/official accreditation remit, at any club in Australia and provides public liability, professional indemnity and personal accident cover. This also covers all administration fees.
Freestyle Competitive Membership - $41.15
Freestyle membership is aimed at Freestyle riders riding at skate parks and other council approved facilities. This covers riders during training and competition at council approved facilities.
Freestyle Recreational Membership - Free
This membership is aimed at freestyle riders that wish to stay up to date with freestyle news and events. This membership option does not include insurance coverage.
Other available options:
Add Value Membership - $60.90
MTBA/CA members submit a completed Add Value Membership Form direct to BMXA, or their BMX Club, together with a photocopy of their current MTBA/CA license (must have least 3 months validity remaining on their primary membership) and pay $60.90 to BMXA. Click here to open Add Value Membership form. To process this membership, complete the Add Value Membership Form and also the Payment Form .
Membership upgrade - $24.70
Members can upgrade from a Club Membership to an Open Membership for the remainder of their membership.
Any member with current membership or expired within two years wishing to transfer between clubs is required to complete a Transfer Form. At any stage a rider can transfer to a different club within Australia for free.
Click to open Club Transfer Form
Race Plate Numbers
Some States issue race plate numbers to their riders, please contact your State body regarding the issuing of these.
**Please note that these membership categories are BMXA fees. State and Club fees are charged on top of these BMXA fees.
Click here to download the BMX Australia membership form