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RULES


I. Name of the event

POLISH CHAMPIONSHIP 2017 - DIVERSE DOWNHILL CONTEST

Aim

  • Downhill promotion
  • Promoting active and healthy lifestyle
  • Promoting tourist resorts and downhill courses
  • Spotting the best riders in given categories



II. Organiser

Sportainment sp. z o.o. Moniuszki 15C 43-300 Bielsko-Biała  :
Director of the competition: Tomasz Gagat,
contact: e-mail: kontakt@sportainment.pl

III. Dates and locations

Championships will take place on Mount Zar in Miedzybrodzie Zywieckie (Poland, silesia region)
Race Office will be located at lower station of the lift and will be open during the days: 15-16 July 2017 from 08:30 - 17:00

IV. Categories

Title of Polish Champion in DH for 2017 will be granted in categories:
  • Elite Men - riders with UCI license,
  • Women - born 2002 and before, riders with UCI Elite licence, Juniors,
  • Junior Men - riders with UCI licence, riders with Junior PZKol licence,
  • Masters I - riders with UCI licence, born 1987-1978.
  • Masters II - riders with UCI licence, born 1977 and earlier.
  • Junior Hobby -riders without UCI licence, born 1999-2002,
  • Hobby Hardtail -riders without UCI licence, born 1998 and before, bike without rear suspension,
  • Hobby Full -riders without UCI licence, born 1998 and before, full suspension bike.

  • In every category must be at least 4 participating riders to be valid. Organizer with Head Judge have right to combine categories if there will be not enough riders


V. Conditions of participation

Diverse Downhill Contest is directed to the riders with the UCI license and to the ones without it (proper categories).
To participate you have to do the following:

  • Register on-line at www.downhillcup.eu or fill in the registration form (it can be downloaded from the website or you can get one at the race registration office - a day before race latest). Online registration deadline is always Wednesday before the race day.
  • In case of riders under 18 a written permission from the parents is needed,
  • Maximum number of riders in competition is 400. In case of extend this limit priority will be: date of paying the race entrance fee, than the date of registration online or at the race registration office
  • Pay the race entrance fee,
  • Have a bike in working order, full-face helmet, body protection - arms, knees, back, full-finger gloves. The Elite category is strongly recommended to use all protection.

  • You must also agree to the following:
    The organizer, and co-organizers will not be held responsible for any injuries or damage of property which may occur before, during and after the race. The riders participate at their own risk. The participants will be held responsible for any damage they may cause. By a knowledging these rules the participants will not claim any reparations from the race organizer in case of any damage that might occur during the event.
    I understand that in case of the accident I cannot make any claims towards the organizer. I know that I must follow the rules, follow the marshals and referees orders. I accept the rules and willingly register for the race. My health allows me to take part in the race, without a risk of health deterioration or a threat of life. I have a knowledge about the rules and I have inspected the race course. I am fully aware of the risks that I take during the race. I have a valid insurance policy. I am not under the influence of alcohol or drugs, that could influence my performance during the race.

    In case of riders under 18, a written, signed parent consent is needed. Photos, films, interviews with me and the results containing my name can be used by the media. My signature means that I have read and understood all conditions and rules, I have filled in the registration form according to the true state of things. I allow my personal details to be processed according to: 29 August 1997, Personal Data Protection Act (Dz.U.Nr 133, poz.883).

    VI. Registration fee

    You can register on-line at www.downhillcup.eu (registration form) till Wednesday 12.07.2017 h 24:00 or on the Day before the race in the race office. Registration fee: payed by bank transfer before event 70 pln [16 euro], payed on site 80 PLN [18 euro]
  • On-line payment via transfer to organizer - Sportainment bank account (for foreign currency):
    IBAN: PL07124011701978001058096256
    kod SWIFT : PKOP PL PW
    Using SEPA option will allow conversion costs to remain on acceptable level
  • or via quick transfer on registration site
    We reccomend using SEPA option

    • Registration fee includes:
  • basic medical care,
  • accident insurance,
  • starting numbers,
  • the opportunity to participate in additional contest (for ex. Best Whip Contest).

  • Registration fee exclude tramcar lift fee during the event. Participants absorb any bank charges incurred by transferring the entry fee. The fee is non-refundable.

    VII. Rules

    There are two timed runs (seeding run, final run). In the final run, there will be the folowing number of riders in category:

  • - 30 fastest riders from each category with the UCI licence,
  • - 25 fastest riders from each category: Hobby Junior, Hobby Hardtail and Hobby Full.


  • The time from the final run decides about the result. The riders will start every minute. In case of exceptionally big number of riders the intervals can be shortened. If a rider fails to appear at the start gate at a given time he will be disqualified from the race. The riders must attach the number plate provided by the organisers at the front of the bike. In any cases not mentioned here the main referee with organizers have a right to decide.

    VIII. Safety rules:

    • To ensure safety, there are race marshals at the course, equipped with red and yellow flags
    • Yellow flag is waved if there is a crash at official training. If a rider sees a yellow flag, he must stop or go down slowly.
    • If a red flag is waved it means there has been an accident during the competition. In this case a rider must stop and then go to the finish line and report the fact to the referee.

    IX. Prizes

    Prizes are given in the following categories with the minimum number of participants (Elite and Junior - 6 riders, Women and Masters - 4 riders) cups up to 5th place and:

    Elite:
    - I place - 800 pln
    - II place - 500 pln
    - III place - 300 pln

    Other categories -gifts for the first three and cups for the first five riders.

    XI. Timetable:

    15.07.2017.(Saturday)
    8:00 am -securing the track
    8:30 am to 1:00 pm -registration
    8:30 am to 9:30 pm -on foot track inspection by riders
    9:30 am to 3:00 pm -obligatory bike training with stops
    3:00 pm to 5:00 pm -obligatory non-stop bike training (riders with licence)
    5:00 pm - MONSTER BEST WHIP CONTEST

    16.07.2017. (Sunday)
    8:00 am -securing the track and displaying the starting lists in the office
    8:30 am to 10:00 am -training for all categories
    10:00 am to 11:00 am -training for riders with licence only
    11.30 am to 1:30 pm - seeding run
    2:00 pm to 4:00 pm - final run
    15 minutes after competition - award ceremony

    XII. Penalties

    The organiser can do the following penalties:

    • Warn a rider.
    • Give time off.
    • Disqualify a rider.
    • Other penalties in accordance with UCI rules.

    XIII. Final notes

  • The races will be held in accordance with the UCI rules,
  • Use the camera on helmet is not allowed during the seeding run and final run,
  • he participants must be insured on their own,
  • The organisers will not be held responsible for any incidents which happen on the way to and from the race
  • Each rider participates at their own risk (in case of riders under 18, at risk of their parents),
  • Organiser will provide medical care for all riders during the race,
  • Organiser will not be held responsible for injuries, crashes, theft or destroyed equipment during the race,
  • Riders without the number plate will be removed from the course by the marshals,
  • Organiser will not be held responsible for items lost during the race,
  • Lack of knowledge of the rules will not be considered as explanation,
  • Organiser has a right to cancel the race due to natural disasters or other random circumstances that organizer could not predict,
  • All riders are kindly requested to keep the race course tidy,
  • All riders are obliged to act kind and in fair play spirit,
  • Interpretation of this rules is up to the main referee.

  • XIV. Hospital:

    Hospital in Zywiec
    ul. Sienkiewicza 52
    34-300 Zywiec
    Tel. (33) 861-40-31


    XV. airports:

  • Katowice International Airport - Katowice-Pyrzowice
  • ul. Wolnosci 90
    42-625 Ozarowice

  • Krakow International Airport im. John Paul II - Krakow-Balice
  • ul. Kpt. M. Medweckiego 1
    32-083 Balice
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