How do I purchase a membership?
Step 1: Register with a club; for a list of clubs affiliated with ABA click here (If you wish to ride as an independent there is a $15.00 independent fee).
Step 2: Purchase a general membership or racing license by registering online.Note- If your club does not appear in Zone 4 they are not affiliated with the ABA, please contact your club for further details.
WHICH TYPE OF License IS RIGHT FOR ME?
Please review the five ABA Cycling licensing options and choose the correct license that meets your needs.
Choose General Non-Racing License if you are interested in club rides and activities. General Non-Racing license holders DO NOT have access to race at the AB Cup Series in any discipline.
- General Non-Racing license holders can participate in Fondos or mass participation events sanctioned by ABA.
- General Non-Racing license holders can NOT race in Provincial Championship events.
- General Non-Racing license holders can only race BMX district races at their HOME track
Choose Citizen License if you are interested in Categorized Racing in AB only including AB Cup and Provincial Championships.
- Provincial Race license holders can race in Road, Track and CX Provincial Cup events that are sanctioned by the ABA at the lowest category offered
- Provincial Race license holders can race in XC in the citizen class
- Provincial Race licenses are not valid for BMX
- Provincial Race license holders can NOT race outside of Alberta.
- Provincial Race license holders can NOT race in UCI or Nationally sanctioned categories at national or international events
Choose a UCI license if you are interested in racing outside of AB or Canada, or in UCI sanctioned events.
- UCI licenses are required for competing in National Championships and nationally sanctioned races.
- UCI licenses are required to earn upgrade points
- UCI licenses are required to participate in AB Cup BMX races and district racing outside your home track
- Late Season Cyclo-cross licenses, Para licenses and DH licenses are only valid for the individual discipline
Choose a Commissaire license if you actively work as a commissaire and have completed the appropriate commissaire course.
Choose a UCI Technical license if you wish to work as a coach, team manager, soigneur, organizer, mechanic, caravan driver, agent
You must have the appropriate credentials to register for a number of technical license categories:
- Coaches must have completed training and/or certification as an NCCP cycling coach.
- Drivers must have successfully completed Cycling Canada’s online Caravan Driver Training
Membership Types & Prices
New Applications require a birth certificate or other proof of age. License will not be processed until information is received.
Please note that your 2021 license now includes your insurance which has was previously collected by your club and remitted back to the ABA. This action is meant to reduce billing and simplify the accounting process.
||Fee $ CAD
|Racing License Senior (Born in or before 1998)
|Racing License Junior (Born 1997-2010)
|55+ Riders (Born in or before 1960)
|Citizen License (Limited, See License Types)
|General Membership (non-racing)
|General Membership U17 (non-racing)
|BMX Junior (Born 1996 - 2009)
|BMX Senior (Born in or before 1997)
|BMX General Membership
|Late Season Cyclo-Cross (Sept to Nov)||125.00+GST
Have questions about your License?
Contact Member Services at the Alberta Bicycle Association Office by:
Phone: 780-427-6352 or 1-877-646-2453 (BIKE)