Rule

TOUR OF THE ALPS 2019

22 – 26 April 2019


Specific Regulations


Article 1. Organization

The Tour of the Alps is organized by Gruppo Sportivo Alto Garda A.S.D. (race director, Mr. Fosco Beltrani – 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 UCI regulations. It runs from 22nd to 26th April 2019. 


Article 2. Type of event

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

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



  1. 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.

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

  3. c) 5 points will be assigned to the rider that wears the leader jersey 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 World Teams, UCI professional continental teams, UCI foreign continental 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 must be composed by minimum 5 and maximum 7 riders. 


Article 4. Race Headquarters

At the start, the race headquarters will be open on 21st April 2019 from 14:00, located at the following address: Kultur Quartier Kufstein, Theaterplatz 1, 6330 Kufstein.

Confirmation of starters and pick up of their race numbers at race headquarters will take place from 15:00 to 16:30 on the 21st April 2019 by Team’s representatives.

The team managers’ meeting, organized in accordance with article 1.2.087 of the UCI regulations, in the presence of the commissaires panel, is set at the headquarters at 16:45.


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 Vittoria by means of three suitably equipped vehicles.


Article 7. Finish at the top of a hill – climb

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

The following stage has a finish at the top of a hill-climb: 2nd stage – 23rd April – Reith im Alpachtal – Schenna/Scena.

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


Article 8. Time bonus

For each stage, finish time bonuses are provided as follows: 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:



  • 10% of winner’s time in the 1st and 3rd stage;

  • 12% of winner’s time in the 2nd, 4th and 5th stage.


Article 10. Classifications

The following classifications will be issued:



  1. a) General classification by time – fuchsia jersey;

  2. b) Climber‘s classification – green jersey;

  3. c) Best young rider classification – white jersey;

  4. d) Intermediate sprint classification – red jersey;

  5. e) Team classification.


 



  1. a) General classification by time:

    Is established by the timekeeper-commissaires according to UCI regulations 2.6.014 and 2.6.015.

  2. b) General climber’s classification:

    Is established by adding together the points obtained on the following hills:


1st stage, Mariastein, Km 45.8, cat 3^

1st stage, Hinterthiersee, Km 117.1, cat 2^

2nd stage, Tulfes, Km 60.5, cat 3^

2nd stage, Passo Monte Giovo/Jaufenpass, Km 134.4, cat 1^

3rd stage, Brusago, Km 54.6, cat 3^

3rd stage, Lago di Santa Colomba, Km   79.8, cat 2^

4th stage, Forcella di Brez, Km 73.2, cat 1^

4th stage, Passo Predaia, Km 115.1, cat 2^

5th stage, Klobenstein/Collalbo, Km 84.2, cat 2^

5th stage, Jenesien/San Genesio, Km 113.7, cat 1^


Score:

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

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

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


In accordance with art. 2.6.017 UCI, in the event of a tie between two riders in the general climber’s classification the criteria applied to separate them will be:

1. number of first places in 1st category climbs;



  1. number of first places in 2nd category climbs;

  2. number of first places in 3rd category climbs;

  3. general individual classification by time.

    To be eligible for awards of general climber’s classification, the rider must finish the entire course within the time limit.



  1. c) Best young rider classification reserved for riders born after 1st January 1996 (23 years), with the possibility of extending the year to 1995, if at the end of the license check, an acceptable number of riders hasn’t been reached.


In case of a tie in the best young rider classification, the final general individual classification by time will be used.

To be eligible for awards of final best young rider classification, the rider must finish the entire course within the time limit. 



  1. d) intermediate sprint classification:


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

Score: the following points are assigned in every intermediate sprint:  6 – 4 – 2 points for first 3 riders.

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



  1. number of victories in the sprints;

  2. general individual classification by time.


The intermediate sprints are located:


1st stage, Schwoich, Km 78.0

2nd stage, Reith im Alpbachtal, Km 23.1

3rd stage, Palù di Giovo, Km 23.8

4th stage, Mezzolombardo, Km 29.8

5th stage, Kaltersee/Lago di Caldaro, Km 26.1


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



  1. e) team classification


In accordance with article. 2.6.016 UCI, the team classification for the day shall be calculated on the basis of the sum of the three best individual times from each team. In the event of a tie, the teams shall be separated by the sum of the places acquired by their three best times on the stage. If the teams are still tied, they shall be separated by the placing of their best rider on the stage classification. The team general classification shall be calculated on the basis of the sum of the three best individual times from each team in each stage ridden. In the event of a tie, the following criteria shall be applied in order until the teams are separated:



  1. number of first places in the daily team classifications;

  2. number of second places in the daily team classifications;

  3. etc.


If there is still a tie, the teams shall be separated by the placing of their best rider in the general individual classification. Any team reduced to fewer than three riders shall be eliminated from the general team classification.


Article 11. Prizes

The following prizes are awarded:

Prize for the stages and general classification by time:















































































































































ClassStages 1- 2-3-4-5ClassGeneral classification
 Euro Euro 
1361519038
2180524513
3 9053                2263
4 45541138
5 3655913
6 2706675
7 2707675
8 1808450
9 1809450
10   9510238
11   9511238
12   9512238
13   9513238
14   9514238
15   9515238
16   9516238
17   9517238
18   9518238
19   9519238
20   9520238
Total          9090 x 5 stagesTotal            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  Climber’s classification

Leader: € 200 (€ 200 x 4 = € 800)

Winner of the final classification: € 500


Special prizes  Best young rider classification

Leader: € 200 (€ 200 x 4 = € 800)

Winner of the final classification:  € 500


Special prizes  intermediate sprint classification

Leader: € 200 (€ 200 x 4 = € 800)

Winner of the final classification: € 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 UCI art. 2.6.018bis, these riders must attend the awards ceremony every day:

– The stage winner

– The leaders of following classifications:



  1. a) General classification by time;

  2. b) Climber‘s classification;

  3. c) Best young rider classification;

  4. d) Intermediate sprint classification


These riders are expected on the podium no later than ten minutes after the stage finish.

The stage winner and the leader of individual general classification, after the awards ceremony, are expected to go to the pressroom for 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. 2.12.007.8.4 RT-UCI.


Article 16. General dispositions.

Only accredited and authorized persons can follow the race. Possible changes or additions must be notified to the race director. The drivers of the cars and the accredited motorbikes must respect the code of the road and follow the dispositions of the race director and of his collaborators. People, who don’t have duties recognized by the 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. In case of any misunderstandings at the interpretation of the specific regulations only the Italian version is valid.


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