How do I find my Zwift category?

Races in Zwift are classified as events, so the easiest way to find them is on the Events page in-game or to use the Zwift Companion app. You can then filter events according to what kind of race and category (more on this later) you’re looking to enter.

What are the ZwiftPower categories?

ZwiftPower Categories

  • A+: 4.6w/kg and 300w FTP.
  • A: 4w/kg and 250w FTP.
  • B: 3.2w/kg and 200w FTP.
  • C: 2.5w/kg and 150w FTP.

What does ZwiftPower category overrides WKG mean?

WKG – Means you did power over the category limits+0.2 w/kg grace for that race (for 95% of 20min, 2.8ish for D, 3.5ish for C, 4.3ish for B), but you entered the proper Zwiftpower category from before the race. UPG – You entered a lower category than your Zwiftpower category.

What are the different levels on Zwift?


Level 1 = 0 XP, everybody’s starting point Level 11 = 19,000 XP
Level 3 = 2,000 XP Level 13 = 28,000 XP
Level 4 = 3,000 XP Level 14 = 33,000 XP
Level 5 = 4,000 XP Level 15 = 38,000 XP
Level 6 = 5,000 XP Level 16 = 44,000 XP

What does ride on MEAN IN Zwift?

Another way to interact while you Zwift is by sending a Ride On. A Ride On is a blue. thumbs-up sent between Zwifters. Use them often.

What is a Category 5 cyclist?

Cat 5 – Entry level racers with less than 10 mass start races worth of experience. Cat 4 – Local level racers. Cat 3 – Regional level racers. Cat 2 – National level racers.

Can you go down a category in ZwiftPower?

A: As your w/kg and FTP numbers change with your fitness level, ZwiftPower will upgrade or downgrade your racing category accordingly.

What does anti sandbagging mean Zwift?

As far as I remember the anti-sandbagging response to a suspected sandbagger is to artificially reduce their on screen performance so they can’t impact the results. I can’t see how Zwift could possibly cater for all circumstances. If you got flagged you must be beyond what their criteria consider C level.

Are there age group races on Zwift?

The Ages Race has been designed to group Zwift racers into competitive age related categories (see below). It is essential that all participants are honest and select the correct pen/category below which correlates to their current age.

What does red mean in Zwift power?

This is my take on the Red highlighted numbers: The highest numbers in each column is highlighted, except for weight there the highest and lowest are highlighted. that make it east to see who put out the most power or weigh the most or had the highest 1 minute power.

What are the different types of Zwift races?

Knowing the course is a key component to success in Zwift racing. There are short crit races that favour sprinting, speed on the flats and repeated efforts well above FTP, but there are also hilly races that take in lumpier routes, such as the Volcano Climb, or on occasions, the Epic KOM.

Why are racial categories included in the census?

The racial categories included in the census questionnaire generally reflect a social definition of race recognized in this country and not an attempt to define race biologically, anthropologically, or genetically. In addition, it is recognized that the categories of the race item include racial and national origin…

How much does it cost to race on Zwift?

Before you can start racing, you’ll need to sign up for a Zwift account, if you don’t already have one. You can get a free seven-day trial if you register for a Zwift account online, but after your trial period ends it costs £12.99 / $14.99 per month to continue using it.

How are points determined in Zwift bike race?

In Zwift, it’s fitness that determines your race category, not points accumulated through your results in previous races. Each category in Zwift is determined by your watts per kilogram (w/kg) at Functional Threshold Power (FTP), so the higher the category, the stronger riders in that race will be.