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Location: Bike park Spicak , Spicak 182, Zelezná Ruda 34004 CZ

Bike park Špičák, where the whole race takes place, is located in Šumava Mountains (the Bohemian Forrest), close to the city of Železná Ruda, only 4 kms far from the border with Germany (Bayerisch Eisenstein).

Program

Friday Riders Confirmation 9h00 - 18h00
  On Foot Course Inspection 10h00 - 12h00
  Official Training 12h00 - 18h00
     
Saturday Race Office from 08h00
  Obligatory Training 08h00 - 11h00
  Non Stop Training 11h00 - 12h00
  Training Top 80 Men & Top 10 Women Only 12h00 - 14h00
  Track is closed 14h00 - 14h30
  Seeding Run from 14h30
     
Sunday Race Office from 08h00
  Official Training 08h00 - 10h00
  Non Stop Training 10h00 - 11h00
  Training Top 80 Men & Top 10 Women Only 11h00 - 12h00
  Track is closed 12h00 - 12h30
  Finals from 12h30
  Awards Ceremony about 30 min after race

 

 Parking
Access to the sports area by car will be restricted to pre-registered Teams and Trade only. The remaining racers can park free of charge in the parking lot near the railway station Špičák or in the parking lot Kaskády next to the main road.
 

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General regulations 2013

The series consists of six separate international races. All races are financial, legal and sporting independent. The General Regulations and the UCI Rules apply to all races.

The total result consists of five seeding run and five final results. The results will be published on

www.ixsdownhillcup.com

.


Registration

Every rider has to use the registration form on

www.ixsdownhillcup.com

. For registration please include UCI licence code.


Registration time limit

Registration and payment deadline is always on Friday one week before the races. If the registered starter cannot attend the race, they have no right to reclaim the registration fee. If the registration quota is reached the organisers reserve the right to close registration prematurely. There is no claim for a late registration on site.

The registration will be valid when the registration process is completed and the PayPal payment was made. If the fee is received on the account a confirmation e-mail will be sent.


Registration fee/transportation fee

The fee to attend the race is 50,- €, if received before the registration deadline. This fee includes transportation from the finish area to the start via shuttle or lift.

After the registration deadline the fee increases to 60,- €.

Participants absorb any bank charges incurred by transferring the entry fee.


Number boards

Every rider gets a new number board at every race. Number plates must be fixed in front of the handlebar and should readable throughout the competition. It is strictly prohibited to alter the number boards in any manner.

Start numbers may be reserved for registered riders and allocated according to UCI rankings and iXS European Downhill Cup rankings.

The placing of additional advertisement on the number boards is strictly prohibited.


Starters

The race is open to all licence riders.


Starting interval

Starting interval between riders is 30 seconds, except the best 10 riders of the licence elite class, where there will be an interval of 1 minute.


Starting order

The start list will be published by the organizers at least one hour before the race begins.

The starting times are binding. In the event of delays or interruptions the starting order is to be maintained.

For the final run, the starting order will be in accordance with the results of the seeding run. The order in the seeding run complies with the current UCI-ranking and the current total results of the series.


Red Flag

If a competitor’s run is interrupted by a red flag then this must be reported immediately to the race commission by the competitor.

In case of the run will be restarted the competitor have to go back to the start immediately without altering his equipment. The new start time will be communicated by the race commission.


Classification

Licence-Categories:     
Elite Men:     Year of birth 1996 - 1984
Elite Women:     Year of birth 1996 and older
U17 male:     Year of birth 1998 - 1997
U17 female:     Year of birth 1998 - 1997
Masters:     Year of birth 1983 and older


Compulsory training

All competitors must ride two practice runs on Saturday during training. The training runs will be registered and the riders can start at qualifying only with the registration. Each compulsory training run must begin from the official starting point.


Top Training

On Saturday a training period will be provided for best 80 ranked men, best 10 ranked women, best 5 Masters and best 5 U17 riders of the current UCI ranking resp. overall ranking.

On Sunday the Top Training period will be provided for best 80 ranked men, best 10 women, best 5 Masters and best 5 U17 riders of the result of the seeding run. Thereby the 10 best ranked men, the 3 best ranked women, the 3 best ranked Masters and the 3 best ranked U17 rider of the Top 80 list from Saturday are “protected riders”.


Equipment

The following safety gear is required for every racer: Protectors for:
    
     - elbows
     - knees
     - back and chest
     - full face helmet (recommendation: double-d safety lock)
     - gloves with full hand protection

In additional it is recommended to wear a neck brace.

The local organizer is responsible for enforcing compliance with gear regulations. Failure to comply with gear regulations will result in disqualification.


Technical condition of bikes

Every rider is responsible for the bike, the material and the protection equipment. The condition, quality and construction are to ensure the safety for riders, competitors or other persons. All protective gear must be CE approved.


Awards Ceremony

The first three riders will be honoured with a ceremony, 30 min after the race. A subsequent handing out of trophies or prizes is not possible.


Prize money - per race

Prize money will be paid directly after the ceremony on presentation of a valid licence at the organization office, in local currency. The organization is not responsible for paying the prize money at a later date.

Prize money for the Elite Men and Elite Women classes are paid according to the UCI provisions. For all other licenced classes the national federation´s matrix is applicable.

UCI-Points (only in the finals)

The functionaries are responsible for points of UCI.


Protest

According to the national sports regulations any objections raised against results or disqualifications as well as reporting any contravening of the rules should be addresses to the race commission.


Responsibilities

Riders attend the race on their own account and at their own risk. The rider is responsible for the safety of his bike and clothes. The organization is not responsible and cannot be held responsible for any injuries and damages as results of any action during the whole racing weekend.

All riders are responsible for insurance cover concerning damages based on the participations in the race.


Waiver of liability

The participations dispense with the registration altogether regarding indemnity claim or regress towards the organizer, designee, commissaries, authorities or other person in association with the event.

The liability waiver comes into effect upon registration with the organization. Over and above this no further claims can be made. Specifically excluded from liability are intercycle AG, Hostettler GmbH and Racement GmbH. The organization keeps the right to make any necessary changes or even to cancel the whole race according to safety problems, official orders, government laws and other unforeseen events at any time in the race without obligations regarding indemnifications.

The subscribers of the registration accept the terms and conditions of the regulations concerning the implementation of the competition, other specific determinations of the event and the responsibilities and waiver of liability.

The participants confirmed explicitly the correctness of all data of the registration.


Withdrawal

The racing officials hold the right to withdraw starters if they feel there is a danger for the starter or any other person.


Additional information safety rules by national cycling federations and the UCI

In addition to this agreement the organization refers to the safety rules and racing agreement defined by national cycling federations and the UCI.


Data protection

By submitting an application to take part in a race the participants also allow the Cup organisation and the event organisers to use personal data for campaigns and activities connected to the events. The organisers shall have unlimited rights to publish pictures and video material of the participants, to forward these to press representatives and to use them for marketing activities. There is no factual and time limitation.

Where is Bikepark Spicak?


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