ESTONIAN NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
UCI MTB XCM cl. CN
September 18, 2011
UCI enrolment form (*.doc)
Traffic regulations in service points can be found here - LINK!
ARTICLE 1. ORGANIZATION
1.1. SEB 14. Tartu Rattamaraton is organized by Club Tartu Maraton (address: Laulupeo Ave 25, Tartu, 51007 Estonia; ph: +372 7421 644; fax: +372 7422 536, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org) under the regulations of the International Cycling Union (UCI).
1.2. The event will take place on September 18, 2011 on South-Estonia's gravel and forest roads from Otepää to Elva.
1.3. Time schedule:
Tehvandi Ski Stadium, Otepää
9:40 Staging of riders according to the current UCI XCM and XCO ranking
10:00 Start of the race
Tartumaa Leisure and Sports Centre (Tartumaa Tervisespordikeskus), Elva
12:50 Finish of the winner
13:00 Flower ceremony
13:05 Press conference
14:30 Award ceremony for 12 first men and 6 first women
ARTICLE 2. TYPE OF EVENT
2.1. The event is entered in the UCI MTB International calendar and is open to all riders aged 19 and over holding a valid ME, WE or MU licence, issued by a UCI member federation.
2.2. SEB 14. Tartu Rattamaraton is registered as a UCI class CN race.
In conformity with the UCI Rules, 10 best ME and WE riders will obtain the UCI MTB XCM ranking points as follows:
|1.||110 p||6.||40 p|
|2.||90 p||7.||30 p|
|3.||70 p||8.||20 p|
|4.||60 p||9.||10 p|
|5.||50 p||10.||5 p|
ARTICLE 3. REGISTRATION
Registration and entry fees payments should be made according to the Race Regulations of the SEB 14. Tartu Rattamaraton. For the UCI CN class competition additional registration is necessary on a UCI Enrolment Form, which must be sent to Club Tartu Maraton by fax: +372 7422 536 or by e-mail email@example.com .
The deadline of written preliminary registration is September 15th, 2011 at 13:00.
ARTICLE 4. RACE HEADQUARTERS
4.1 The Race Headquarters in the Sports Hall of Eesti Maaülikool (Kreutzwaldi 3, Tartu) is open on September 16th and 17th at 9.00–19.00 and at the finish area in Tartumaa Leisure and Sports Centre on September 18th at 12.00–17.00.
4.1.1. Team representatives are requested to confirm their starters, submit riders’ licenses and collect their race numbers on Saturday, September 17th between 15:00–17:00 at the Race Headquarters.
4.1.2 Checking of licenses and data correction will terminate on Saturday, September 17th 2011 at 17.00. After that the start list will be sent to UCI.
4.2 Team managers’ meeting, organized in accordance with the article 1.2.087 of the UCI regulations, in the presence of the Members of the Commissaires’ Panel is scheduled for Saturday, September 17th at 18.00 at the race headquarters.
ARTICLE 5. AWARDING
5.1. At SEB 14. Tartu Rattamaraton 12 first men and 6 first women in the final classification will be awarded with prizes.
15 first ME and 10 first WE riders will also be awarded with prize money as stated in the UCI financial obligations:
|1.||399 EUR||1.||318 EUR|
|2.||318 EUR||2.||240 EUR|
|3.||240 EUR||3.||159 EUR|
|4.||198 EUR||4.||120 EUR|
|5.||159 EUR||5.||78 EUR|
|6.||120 EUR||6.||60 EUR|
|7.||99 EUR||7.||48 EUR|
|8.||78 EUR||8.||39 EUR|
|9.||60 EUR||9.||33 EUR|
|10.||39 EUR||10.||24 EUR|
Total: 2994 EUR
5.2. There will be two intermediate sprints on the course: on 12,2 km at Matu Service Point (SP) and on 66,3 km at Palu SP. The winner of each intermediate sprint will be awarded with the prize of 120 EUR.
5.3. All prizes listed in Article 5.1. and 5.2. will be paid to the winners after reduction of 21% income tax according to the Tax Law of Estonia.
5.4. Prize money will be paid out in the tent behind the awarding stage immediately after the awarding ceremony.
The total prize fund of SEB 14. Tartu Rattamaraton is 3134 EUR.
ARTICLE 6. FINANCING
6.1 All expenses concerning participation (entry fees, travel expenses, accommodation etc.) must be covered by the riders or their organizations.
ARTICLE 7. CLOTHING
7.1 According to the UCI regulations, each rider is obliged to wear a rigid helmet.
7.2 The body number must be attached to the lower back of the rider and the plastic number in front of the bike's handlebars.
7.3 Riders' clothing and advertising on the clothes must be in accordance with the UCI regulations.
ARTICLE 8. SAFETY & SECURITY
8.1 The race will take place on roads closed for public traffic. The traffic will cross the route in several places under police control.
8.2 Riders are obliged to follow the instructions of police officers.
8.3 Team cars' drivers must follow the instructions of police, organizers and commissaires. TEAM car permits, giving some advantages to drive between SP-s, will be handed out at the team mangers meeting.
8.4 Organizers are not responsible for any private possessions left without care.
ARTICLE 9. FEEDING
9.1 According to the Article 4.2.033 of the UCI MTB regulations feeding is allowed only at 6 official Service Points (SP). Access to the feeding zones is allowed only with TEAM accreditation cards.
9.2 According to the UCI MTB regulations there will be a neutral service team in every SP.
ARTICLE 10. OFFICIAL CEREMONIES
10.1 The flower ceremony and the press conference will take place on the main stage in the finish area 10 minutes after the finish of the winner. 3 best men in the final classification are obliged to participate at the flower ceremony and at the press conference.
10.2 The overall award ceremony will take place on the main stage in the finish area at 14.30. 12 best men, 6 best women and the winners of intermediate sprints are obliged to participate.
10.3 If a rider does not appear at the awarding ceremony, he loses the right for prizes and will be penalized financially according to UCI CR.
ARTICLE 11. PENALTIES
11.1 If necessary, according to the UCI regulations.
ARTICLE 12. PROTESTS
12.1 Protests can be launched only if the penalty, stated by the Commissaires Panel, exceeds 200 CHF. Protests will be solved according to the Article 12.1.012 of UCI regulations.
12.2 Other unforeseen cases will be solved by the Commissaires Panel together with the Race Director.
ARTICLE 13. TEAM MANAGERS OBLIGATIONS
Team managers are obliged to:
13.1 inform the competitors about the rules, schedule and other official documentation;
13.2 follow punctually the orders given by the organizers and commissaires;
13.3 cover the costs of damages caused by their teams´ competitors in their lodging places;
13.4 prepare their competitors for attending punctually awarding ceremonies and/or press conferences.