Velo Vert Festival, the new dates !

You have been waiting for, and it’s finally official. The 11th Velo Vert Festival edition’s has been postponed from Friday 25th September to Sunday 27th September 2020 in Villard-de-Lans.

We have been prepared for you frequently asked questions. We hope, all of yours interrogations will be answering below. 

A question with no answer below ? Please, send us an email to organisation@velovertfestival.com 

We are already looking forward to this news date to welcome you on Villard-de-Lans trails for the Great MTB Festival !

Rejoignez la Grande fête du VTT et son plus grand salon/ test au monde !

Why we choose the date from 25th to 27th September ?

This choice has been made in concertation with all of the mains actors of the Velo Vert Festival organisation, MTB actors and local economy actors. And of course, we also took consideration to the gouvernment restrictions related of Covid-19. 

As you can imagine, we must have take into consideration the MTB sporting calendar, national and international, and more broadly the cycling one. Indeed, Villard-de-Lans will host the Tuesday 15th September 2020 a finish stage of Tour de France.

As part of its eleventh edition, the Velo Vert Festival in Villard-de-Lans will mark the beginning of the Indian summer for the mountain bike season.

We would like to thanks all of the actors who permette this postponement : elected officials, socio-professionals, hunting associations, sports associations, farmers, municipal services, institutions… In a spirit of solidarity, everyone showed generosity, adaptability and compromise to make this exceptional postponement possible. Thanks to them!

How to register / Refund ?

NB. We will send you, early may, a newsletter explaining the refund process. 

Because an image is better than a speech, you will find below a board explaining the 3 options for you.

OPTION 1 : Already register and available on the new dates, you have nothing to do. Your Pass (Festival or Premium), and also your races are automatically put on the 25, 26 & 27 September 2020.Please check the possible changes of races in the programmation.

OPTION 2 :  You are not longer available on the new date of the Velo Vert Festival, but you wish to keep a remember ? The option 2 is for you. Your registration is cancelled and you will receive the Collector T-Shirt 2020 !*

OPTION 3 : You are not longer available on the new date of the Velo Vert Festival, and you want to be refund ? It’s also possible ! You will get 100% of its value refunded. You must done your refund claim from 15th to 31th may 2020** 

*possible option for any individual registration over 10 €.                                                                                ** Refund will be processed before July 31, 2020. Proof of reimbursement will be sent to you by e-mail once the reimbursement is effective.

Attention: After May 31, 2020, options 2 & 3 will no longer be available. Your registration will be postponed by default to 25, 26 & 27 September 2020.

I would like to subscribe to this new edition, is it possible? 

It’s a big YES !
You can register now to the Velo Vert Festival à Villard-de-Lans up to available places. 

I’ve already booked my accommodation, how can I do that?

The hosts have been informed of the postponement of the event. We invite you now to contact your host in order to find out the terms and conditions of postponement or possible refund.

You can also have a look to the list of the accommodation partners.

Will the programming change?

Despite this exceptional postponement and the constraints it entails, we are working hard to ensure that the programming of the event and events remains unchanged.

For the moment, only the “Gravel Hutchinson” event will be moved for logistical reasons to Thursday 24 and Friday 25 September 2020.

The final programming of the event will be announced on May 1st, 2020.

Will there be so many brands at the show?

YES! As you can imagine, such a decision is made by several people. The majority of the brands involved in the show have already confirmed their presence for this new edition

The biggest mountain bike test show will be able to count on the biggest brands of bikes and accessories. As a bonus, you will have the opportunity to test some of the new 2021 products.

Can’t wait to ride? It’s a good thing, the brands are eager to offer you their best products.

I want to be volunteer, is it possible ?

Great project, Pauline, Volunteer manager prepared another FAQ, who will answer all your questions. 

Rejoignez la grande famille des bénévoles du Vélo Vert Festival !