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Cannonball MTB Festival

Presented by Boost Mobile

Cannonball is turning 10! To celebrate a decade of Australia’s biggest MTB Festival, we’re throwing the biggest festival yet…full of racing, new events, activations, live music & good times!

Cannonball is the ultimate spectator event. Watch all the action from the sidelines, meet the pros and world champions + enjoy a huge line-up of live entertainment all week, including a live performance from The Terrys on Saturday night!

Registrations are now closed. 

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Cannonball features a jam packed schedule of racing and entertainment on and off the mountain all week long. Check out the schedule to be sure you don’t miss out on any of the action!

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The Terrys

The Terrys are adding their names to the long list of big acts to play in Thredbo, bringing their infamous crowd pleasing set to the Alpine Bar for one night only to send the festival off in style!

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Competitor Deals & Discounts

All week, we’ll be offering a wide range of exclusive competitor deals and discounts. Visit the Valley Terminal MTB retail store to score a deal!

  • Boost Mobile | Free Sim Cards
  • Oakley | 10% off all goggles
  • Fox | 15% off all helmets & knee guards
  • SRAM | 15% off all brakes
  • Maxxis | 10% off DHF & Dissector tyres
  • Deity | 10% off all pedals
  • Crankbrothers | 30% off all shoes
  • Osprey | 10% off all packs
  • Norco | 25% off all bikes
  • Stans | 30% off tubeless kits
  • Krush | 30% off all Krush




Not just for competitors, Cannonball MTB Festival is the perfect way to immerse yourself in everything the Australian MTB world has to offer. Meet your favourite pro, cheer on your mates, plus soak in the vibes with entertainment from The Terrys and some of Australia’s hottest DJ’s!

What’s On



SIX mammoth events will appeal to riders from not only the nation but from around the globe. The lineup does not disappoint and includes the all NEW Maxxis Dual Slalom + the return of the Fox Flow Motion Cup, the Osprey All-Mountain Assault, the Rockshox Pump Track Challenge on Thredbo’s Village Green, the invite only Deity Whip Wars and the rough & raw Oakley Australian Open Downhill!

For 2024 the Oakley Australian Open Downhill will also double as Round 2 of the AusCycling DH National Series. The amalgamation of both races will see competitors racing for National Series points as well as a huge stack of Cannonball cash and prizes in the one singular race.

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Volunteers are a vital part of Cannonball. With 6 massive events across the week and over 1000 riders expected at the 2024 Cannonball, there are an array of volunteer positions available.

All volunteers will receive lunch, merch + vouchers to come and ride the bike park once the festival is all done!

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Frequently Asked Questions

First time to Cannonball, or not sure on the ins & outs? Familiarise yourself with everything you need to know for the biggest week on the Australian MTB calendar!

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Cannonball MTB Festival has partnered with some of the biggest brands in the industry to bring the festival to life. Huge thanks to our partners for stocking the prize bags and making Cannonball the biggest & best event on the MTB calendar!
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Event Media & Results

Check out your FREE rider photos and all the live event results from across the week!

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