FAQ

Below you can find an overview of frequently asked questions. Is the answer to your question not listed here? Send your question to info@flanders2021.com.
MOBILITY: Are there secured bike parkings?

There will be secure bicycle racks for those who want to come to the World Championships races by bike.

MOBILITY: Are there special passes for public transport?

There are no special tickets for those who want to come to the World Championship races by public transport. The timetable and tickets of the trains running from and to the starting and finishing venues of the World Cup can be consulted on the NMBS website. 

MOBILITY: Is there parking near the World Cup matches?

It is recommended to use public transport or to travel by bike during the World Championships week. If you do come by car, there are a few car parks at a distance from the track. Also, every train station has the possibility to leave your car safely if you come by train.

MOBILITY: Are there shuttle buses from the car parks?

Shuttle buses will be deployed from the car parks near the track to bring visitors to the track.

MOBILITY: Are there restrictions on certain vehicles near the World Championship races?

The World Championships are being held in several cities, and the measures for low emission zones are different for each city. We recommend that you check in advance whether your vehicle is allowed to enter the cities and whether you need to apply for a day pass.

MOBILITY: Can I park my vehicle along the route?

Parking will be prohibited along the entire route, so it is not possible to park your vehicle directly in the vicinity.

MOBILITY: Can I come to the World Championships with a mobile home?

It is possible to visit the WC with a mobile home. Through a reservation system you will get a location at a certain distance from the course. Soon you will be able to find more information on this website.

COVID-19: What are the covid-19 measures during the WC?

For the most recent measures imposed in Flanders to combat the spread of the coronavirus, please visit https://www.info-coronavirus.be/en/.

COVID-19: Is it compulsory to wear a mouth mask around the track?

As organisers, we always follow the most recent covid-19 measures. Depending on the health situation at the time of the World Championships, specific measures will apply around the track to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

COVID-19: Can members of the public be present on the course?

As organisers, we always follow the most recent covid-19 measures. Depending on the health situation at the time of the World Championships, specific measures will be imposed around the track to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

COURSE: Are there any toilets along the route?

Toilet facilities are provided in the official fan zones and at the start and finish areas.

COURSE: Will there be catering along the route?

Catering zones are provided in the official fan zones and at the start and finish areas.

COURSE: Can I run a food or drink stall along the route?

Applications to operate a food or beverage stand along the route should have been submitted already to the city or municipality concerned.

COURSE: Can I cycle on or near the race course on race days?

From every start and finish location, you can participate in an official World Championships cyclo and/or a family tour during the World Championships week, partly over the official WC course. More information will soon be available on our website. At other times, the track is not accessible.

SIDE-EVENTS: Are there any events planned?

As organisers, we will provide preliminary and peripheral entertainment in addition to the WC races. Information on this will be made available at a later date. We always follow the most recent measures and Covid-19 protocols.

VOLUNTEERS: How can I register as a volunteer to help at the World Championships?

Through our volunteer platform you can register as a volunteer. Please fill in the requested information as accurately as possible and indicate your availability. We expect to start assigning positions around April. For more information, please consult our specific volunteer FAQ.

VOLUNTEERS: Do I need specific prior knowledge to carry out a volunteer task?

The range of volunteer tasks is elaborate. You will be assigned a task according to your knowledge and interests.

MERCHANDISE: Where can I buy the official WC merchandise?

As of April you can buy the Kom Op Tegen Kanker (Fight Against Cancer) merchandise in the JBC shops. The official World Championships merchandise will be launched later.

RESIDENTS: What should you do if you live along the route and need urgent medical assistance?

For urgent medical assistance follow the normal procedure, call the emergency services, they have been informed by our security services and local authorities about the procedures to follow in case of emergency. 

Each official fan zone is equipped with a first aid post, other zones are not. For urgent medical assistance contact the emergency services via the phone number 112 or the 112 app. 

RESIDENTS: My dance school/... is near the track, how can I reach it?

During the period of the World Championships, there will be restrictions in the accessibility of certain locations adjacent to the course.

RACE INFORMATION: Where can I find the list of participants?

In the weeks before the championships, there will be more information on the competition page about the provisional list of participants.

RACE INFORMATION: Can I download the gpx files of the races somewhere?

On the race page you will find detailed information about all the courses. Gpx files are not (yet) available.

RACE INFORMATION: How do I know which race passes where?

In the run-up to the World Championships, more specific race information will appear on the pages provided for that purpose. Depending on the health situation in Flanders at the time of the World Championships, certain race information might not be released in order adhere to the covid-19 measures imposed.

RACE INFORMATION: How long do the races take?

In the run-up to the World Championships, more specific race information will appear on the pages provided for that purpose.

GENERAL INFORMATION: What's the currency in Belgium?

The official currency in Belgium is Euro (€).  

GENERAL INFORMATION: In which time zone is Belgium located?

Belgium follows the time system of Central European Time. There is an hour difference of GMT +1.

GENERAL INFORMATION: Wat is the language in Belgium?

Belgium has 3 official languages. In the Flemish region the spoken language is Flemish, in the Walloon region the spoken language is French. The Brussels-Capital Region is officially bilingual in Flemish and French. German is spoken in the East Cantons.

GENERAL INFORMATION: Is there a shuttle service from the airport?

Brussels Airport Zaventem has bus and train stations where you can use public transport to get around in Belgium.