Rule

TOUR OF THE ALPS 2018

16-20 April 2018


Specific Regulations


ARTICLE 1. ORGANIZATION

The Tour of the Alps is organized by Gruppo Sportivo Alto Garda A.S.D. (D.O Beltrani Fosco – 335 6511592 foscobeltrani@yahoo.it) Viale Rovereto 16 – 38062 Arco di Trento – ph.0464 516104 – fax.0464 518590 – e-mail: gsaltogarda@gmail.com in compliance with International Cycling Union regulations. It runs from 16th to 20th April 2018.


 


ARTICLE 2. TYPE OF EVENT

The event is reserved to the athletes of the Men Elite categories, it  is entered on the UCI Europe Tour  calendar and  it  is registered as a class 2 HC event.

In conformity with the UCI regulations art 2.10.31, points are awarded as follows:

a) 200-150-125-100-85-70-60-50-40-35-30-25-20-15-10-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3   points to the first 40 riders of the final general classification.

b) 20 -10 – 5 – points will be assigned to the first 3 riders of each stage.

c) 5 points will be assigned to the rider that wears the jersey of leader in every stage.


 


ARTICLE 3. PARTICIPATION

As per article 2.1.005 of the UCI regulations, the event is open to the following teams:

UCI WordTeams, UCI Professional Continental Teams, UCI Continental foreign Teams (max 2), UCI Continental Teams  of the country and Italian national team.

According to the article 2.2.003 of the UCI regulations, teams have to be composed by 5 riders minimum and 7 maximum.


 


ARTICLE 4. RACE HEADQUARTERS

At the start, the race headquarters will be open on 25th April 2018 from 14:00, located at the following address: Casinò Municipale viale delle Magnolie ad Arco.

The confirmation of the starters and the taking of their race numbers at the race headquarters will take place from 15:00 to 16:45 on the 15th April 2018 by Team’s representatives.

The team director meeting, organized in accordance with article 1.2.087 of the UCI regulations, in the presence of the Commissaries Panel, is set at the headquarters at 17 pm. 


 


ARTICLE 5. RADIO-TOUR

Race information will be broadcast on the following frequency: MHZ 149,850.


 


ARTICLE 6. NEUTRAL TECHNICAL SUPPORT

The technical support service is managed by team Casolari Selle Italia by means of three suitably equipped vehicles. 


 


ARTICLE 7. FINISH AT THE TOP OF A HILL – CLIMB

Articles 2.6.027 and 2.6.028 will not apply where the finish is at the top of a hill-climb.

Stages with finish at the top of a hill-climb for the application with article 2.6.029 are following: 2nd stage – 17th April – Lavarone – Fiemme Alpe di Pampeago.

Every discussion regarding the definition “at the top of a hill-climb” and “before the climb” will be decided by the commissaries panel.


 


ARTICLE 8. TIME BONUS – REPORTS

For each stage finish time bonus are provided: 10 “- 6″ – 4 ” for the top three classified. 


 


ARTICLE 9. TIME LIMITS

Taking into account the characteristics of each stage, time limits have been set as follows:



  • 12% of winner’s time in the 1th – 3rd stage;

  • 15% of winner’s time in the 2nd – 4th – 5th stage.


 


ARTICLE 10. CLASSIFICATIONS

The following classifications will be issued:

a) Individual classification by time – fuchsia jersey;

b) Climber classification – green jersey;

c) Individual young classification – white jersey;

d) Intermediate sprint classification – red jersey;

e) Team classification.


 


a) INDIVIDUAL CLASSIFICATION BY TIME

It is established by the commissioners – timekeepers according to UCI regulations.


 


b) GENERAL KING OF MOUNTAIN STANDINGS

It is established by adding together the points obtained on the following hills:


1st Stage:

Valico di Andalo Km 50,3 – 3^ Cat.

Serrada Km 128,4 Km – 2^ Cat.


2nd Stage:

Passo Redebus Km 51,1 – 1^ Cat.

Cavalese Km 108 – 3^ Cat.


3rd Stage:

Passo della Mendola Km 90,6 – 1^ Cat.

Passo Palade Km 112 – 2^ Cat.


4th Stage:

Terento Km 32,6 – 2^ Cat.

Bannberg Km 124 – 2^ Cat.


5th Stage:

Alpbach Km 64,1 – 1^ Cat.

Olympia Climb Km 138,1 – 2^ Cat.


Score:

10 – 8 – 6 – 4 – 2 points for first 5 riders to finish in KOM 1st category;

6 – 4 – 2 points for first 3 riders to finish in KOM 2nd category;

3 – 2 – 1 points for first 3 riders to finish in KOM 3rd category


In accordance with art. 2.6.017 UCI, in the event of ex aequo between two riders in the general best climber standing the criteria applied to separate them will be:



  • In the first instance the number of victories KOM 1st category;

  • In the secondly the number of victories the KOM 2nd category;

  • In the third the number of victories the KOM 3rd category;

  • In the fourth instance as a last resort, the final general time ranking will be used.


To be eligible for awards of general best climber ranking, the rider must finish the entire course in the maximum time.


 


c) INDIVIDUAL YOUNG CLASSIFICATION

Reserved for riders born after 1st January 1995 (23 years), with the possibility of widening the year 1994, if at the end of the license checking it has not been reached an acceptable number of readers.

In case of ex aequo in the individual young classification, the final general time ranking will be used.

To be eligible for awards of final general classification, the rider must finish the entire course in the maximum time.


 


d) INTERMEDIATE SPRINT CLASSIFICATION

The general intermediate sprint classification is established by adding together the points obtained on all sprints:

Score – In every sprint stage are assigned the following points: 6 – 4 – 2 to top three.

In accordance with art. 2.6.017 UCI, in case of ex aequo in the individual general classification of intermediate sprint, it will be taken into account:



  • in the first instancethe number ofvictories in thesprints;

  • In thesecond and last instance, theoverallindividual


The intermediate sprints are placed:


1st Stage: Rovereto – Km 108.8

2nd Stage: Sover – Km 91.0

3rd Stage: Laives – Km 44.2

4th Stage: Toblach – Km 76.6

5th Stage: Mariastein -Km 33.6


To be eligible for awards of intermediate sprint general classification, the rider must finish the entire course in the maximum time.


 


e) TEAM CLASSIFICATION

In accordance with article. 2.6.016 UCI, the classification by teams will be calculated on the basis of the addition  of the three best times recorded by the riders of each team.

In case of ex aequo, the criteria applied to separate the teams will be:



  • with the addition of the placements obtained by their first three riders of the stage.

  • in case of new parity it   will be used to placing their highest ranked rider in the stage.


The team general classification is obtained by the addition of the three best individual times of each team in all stages played.

In case of further ex aequo and until it has diversification, the following criteria are applied:


a) the number of first places in the ranking daily team;

b) number of second places in the daily ranking teams, etc..

c) If the ex aequo persists, the position of their best rider placed in the general individual classification will make the difference.


Each team reduced to less than n. three riders is eliminated from the general classification.


 


ARTICLE 11. PRIZES

The following prizes are awarded:

Prize for the stages and individual classification by time:


Stages 1- 2-3-4-5

1 – € 3615,  2 – € 1805, 3 – € 905, 4 – € 455, 5 – €365, 6 – € 270, 7 – € 270, 8 – € 180, 9 – € 180, 10 – € 95 €, 11 – € 95, 12 – € 95, 13 – € 95, 14 – € 95, 15 – € 95, 16 – € 95, 17 – € 95, 18 – € 95, 19 – € 95, 20 – € 95


Total: € 9.090 x 5 stages


General Classification

1 – € 9038,  2 – € 4513, 3 – € 2263, 4 – € 1138, 5 – € 913, 6 – € 675, 7 – € 675, 8 – € 450, 9 – € 450, 10 – € 238, 11 – € 238, 12 – € 238, 13 – € 238, 14 – € 238, 15 – € 238, 16 – € 238, 17 – € 238, 18 – € 238, 19 – € 238, 20 – € 238


Total: € 22.725


Total prize money: € 68.175


Special prizes to the

Stage winner: € 300 (€ 300 x 5 = € 1500)

Individual classification leader: € 300 (€ 300 x 4 = € 1200)

Winner of the Tour of the Alps: € 2000


Special prizes best climber

Leader:  € 200 (€ 200 x 4 = € 800)

General final classification winner:  € 500


Special prizes classification young

Leader: € 200 (€ 200 x 4 = € 800)

General final classification winner: € 500


Special prizes  intermediate sprint classification

Leader: € 200 (€ 200 x 4 = € 800)

General final classification winner: € 500


The total amount of prize money and prizes distributed on the race is € 76.775


 


ARTICLE 12. ANTIDOPING

The UCI antidoping regulations are entirely applicable to the event; moreover, and in conformity with the Italian law, the Italian antidoping legislation is applicable in addition to the UCI antidoping regulations.

The antidoping tests will take place in the areas provided in the finish line.


 


ARTICLE 13. AWARDS CEREMONY

According to art. 1.12.112 UCI, these riders must attend the awards ceremony every day:

– The stage winner

– The leaders of following classifications:

a) General by time;

b) General climber’s;

c) General for young riders;

d) General by Intermediate Sprints.


These riders will go to the podium by ten minutes after the finish.

The stage winner and the leader of individual general classification, after the awards ceremony, must go pressroom for the interviews.


 


ARTICLE 14. PENALTIES

The UCI penalty scale is the only one applicable.


 


ARTICLE 15. ECOLOGY

In tuning with the ecological campaign supported from the UCI and with the purpose to disperse in the nature any waste material it appeals to the civic sense of the participants with the purpose not to throw refusals along the road but instead to get rid in the feed zone where an entrusted firm will make the disposal.

The non-respect of such disposition will accordingly be sanctioned to the art. 12.1.007 UCI.


 


ARTICLE 16. GENERAL DISPOSITIONS

Only persons reported at pick up of marks by the owner of the respective vehicle can follow the race. Possible changes or additions must be notify to the organization Director. The drivers of the cars and the accredited motorbikes must respect the code of the road and follow the dispositions of the O.D and of his collaborators. People, who don’t have duties recognized by Organizer, can’t follow the race.

The organizer cannot be held accountable for any damage of any nature arising from incidents which occurred before, during and after the race to spectators and people in general, even if unrelated to the event itself, depending on any actions implemented by the Organizer himself.

What is not envisaged in this regulation is subject to the UCI and FCI Regulation.


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