Regulations

TOUR OF THE ALPS 2020


20 – 24 April 2020


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@gmail.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 20th to 24th April 2020.


Article 2. Type of event


The event is reserved to the athletes of the Men Elite categories and it’s entered on the UCI Pro Series calendar.


In conformity with the UCI regulations art 2.10.008, 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 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 ProTeams, 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 19th April 2020 from 14:00, located at the following address: Forum Brixen, Via Roma 9, 39042 Brixen/Bressanone. Confirmation of starters and pick up of their race numbers at race headquarters will take place from 15:30 to 16:45 on the 19th April 2020 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 17:00.


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 and one motorbike.


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


Articles 2.6.027 will not apply, because there won’t be any finish at the top of a hill-climb.


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 , 3rd and 5th stage;

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


Article 10. Classifications


The following classifications will be issued:


a) General classification by time – green jersey;


b) Climber‘s classification – blue jersey;


c) Best young rider classification – white jersey;


d) Intermediate sprint classification – red jersey;


e) Team classification.


a) General classification by time:


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


b) General climber’s classification:


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


1st stage: Brenner (km 52,1, cat 2^); Axams (km 106,9, cat 3^)


2nd stage: Piller Sattel (km 75,4, cat 2^); Piller Sattel (km 99,8, cat 1^)


3rd stage: Reschen (km 73,7, cat 2^); Tarsch (km 143,6, cat 3^)


4th stage: Passo Campo Carlo Magno (Km 101,4, cat 1^), Boniprati (km 161,7, cat 2^)


5th stage: Passo Duron (km 40,1, cat 1^) Lago di Tenno (km 86,8, cat 2^)


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;


2. number of first places in 2nd category climbs


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


4. 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.


c) Best young rider classification reserved for riders born after 1st January 1997 (23 years), with the possibility of extending the year to 1996, 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.


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                Sterzing                   km 38,7


2nd stage              Silz                           km 37,1


3rd stage               Pfunds                     km 53,6


4th stage               Dimaro                    km 87,1


5th stage                Fiave                        km 56,1


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


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:


Class        Stages 1- 2-3-4-5     Class       General Classification

1                         3615                      1                       9038

2                         1805                     2                       4513

3                          905                      3                       2263

4                          455                      4                        1138

5                           365                     5                         913

6                           270                     6                         675

7                           270                     7                          675

8                           180                     8                         450

9                           180                     9                         450

10                          95                      10                        238

11                           95                      11                         238

12                          95                      12                         238

13                          95                      13                         238

14                          95                      14                         238

15                          95                      15                         238

16                          95                      16                         238

17                          95                      17                          238

18                          95                      18                          238

19                          95                      19                          238

20                         95                      20                          238

Total          9090 x 5 stages       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  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:


a) General classification by time;


b) Climber‘s classification;


c) Best young rider classification;


d) Intermediate sprint classification


These riders are expected on the podium no later than ten minutes after the stage finish. Moreover, after the last stage, the first 3 riders of the General classification by time must also present themselves at the final awards ceremony. The stage winner and the leader of the individual general classification, after the awards ceremony of each stage, 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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