Article 1 Organization
Tour de Singkarak 2017 is organized by,
MINISTRY OF TOURISM OF THE REPUBLIC OF INDONESIA
Jalan Medan Merdeka Barat Nomor 17
Phone: +621 3838627
the race will be conducted under the regulations of the International Cycling Union/ Union Cycliste
Internationale (UCI). It will be held from 18th November – 26thNovember 2017
Article 2 Type of event
The event is open to athletes of the Men Elite and Men Under-23 Category. The event is listed on the UCI Asian Tour calendar and is registered as a class 2.2 event. In conformity with the UCI rules, points are awarded as follows for the UCI Men Elite (refer to Art.2.10.008) ranking:
Article 3 Participation
As article 2.1.005 of the UCI regulations, the event is open to the following teams: UCI Professional Continental Teams, UCI Continental Teams, National Teams, and Regional and Club teams. As per article 2.2.003 of the UCI regulations, teams will be represented by 6 riders together with 4 officials.
As per article 1.2.052 of UCI Regulations, National, Regional and Club teams and their respective riders may not start in competitions abroad unless they hold authorization in writing issue by their federation (except teams and riders from the same federation as the event organizer). This authorization must carry the dates of validity and the names of the riders concerned. The rider from the club must hold the valid license that stated the club names on the licenses.
The provisions in this article shall not apply to riders covered by the provisions of article 2.1.011. All participating teams must have insurance coverage for all their team members during the period of the race, the organizer will be responsible only for the first aid and/or transit to the nearby hospital in case of any accident or health problems, the medical expenses outside those mentioned should be borne by teams or federations concerned.
Article 4 License and Jersey Control and Team Managers Meeting
Team representatives are instructed to confirm their starters and collect their race number between 1400hrs to 1500hrs on 05thAugust 2016,Friday, at License and Jersey Control to be held at INAI 1 & 2 GRAND INNA MUARA JL.Gereja No.34 Padang, West Sumatera Indonesia.
The team Managers’ meeting, will be organized in accordance with article 1.2.087 of the UCI regulations, in the presence of the Members of the Commissaires‘ Panel, is scheduled from 1515hrs to 1615hrs on 05thAugust 2016,Friday, at INAI 1 & 2 GRAND INNA MUARA JL.Gereja No.34 Padang, West Sumatera Indonesia.
Article 5 Radio-tour
Race information shall be broadcast on the Radio Tour Channel, the frequency of which shall and will be notified during Teams Manager Meeting.
Article 6 Neutral technical support
Tour de Singkarak 2016’s Neutral Service will be provided by Vittoria Servizio Corse Team and will comprise of three cars and two motorcycles which shall carry 11-speed spare wheels.
Article 7 Race incidents occurring in the last 3 kilometers
In the case of a duly noted fall, puncture or mechanical incident in the last three kilometers, the rider(s) involved shall be credited with the time of the rider(s) in whose company they were riding at the moment of the incident. His or their placing shall be determined by the order in which he or they actually cross the finishing line.
If, as the result of a fall in the last three kilometers, a rider cannot cross the finish line, he shall be placed last in the stage and credited with the time of the rider or riders in whose company he was riding at the time of the incident.
Article 8 Finishing time limits
Taking into account the characteristics of each stage, the finishing time limit is 12% for stage 1, 2, and 3, and 20% for stage 4 (mountain finishing). The time limit may, in VERY exceptional circumstances be extended according to UCI Article 2.6.032. A rider dropping out of the race may not compete in the remaining stage.
Article 9 Feeding
Due to climatic conditions prevailing in Indonesia, feeding from the team cars shall be permitted after 30km until 10km before the finish behind the car of the Commissaire or as otherwise indicated by the Commissaire. The panel of Commissaires shall determine feeding arrangements for Circuit race event and a communique will be issued accordingly.
Article 10 Level Crossings
The course will have level crossings in most of the stages. In accordance to article 2.3.034 (text modified on 1.01.05; 1.01.16) of the UCI regulations; It shall be strictly forbidden to cross level crossings when the barrier is down or closing, the warning signal ringing or flashing.
Apart from risking the penalty for such offence as provided by law, offending riders shall be eliminated from the competition by the Commissaires.
Article 11 Time Bonuses
Time bonuses (applied only to the general individual classification) are awarded in every stage. Time Bonuses for the stage finishes and intermediate sprints are awarded as follows:
Article 12 General Individual Time Classification
The general individual time classification is established by adding together the times recorded for each stage, taking bonuses and penalties into consideration, in accordance with article 2.6.014 of the UCI regulations. Where two or more riders make the same time in the general individual time placings the placings obtained in each stage shall be added, and as a last resort, the place obtained in the last stage ridden shall be taken into consideration.
The leader of the general individual time classification will wear the YELLOW jersey.
Article 13 Points Classification A
Point classification is established by adding together the points obtained in each stage finish, as well as the intermediate sprints in accordance with article 2.6.017 of the UCI regulations.
Points for the intermediate sprints in each stage will be awarded as follows:
Points at the finish of each stage will be awarded as follows:
The leader of the general individual points classification will wear theGREEN jersey.
In the event of a tie in the general individual points classification, the following criteria shall be applied in order until the riders are separated:
- the number of stage wins;
- the number of wins in intermediate sprints;
- the general individual time classification.
Article 14 KOM Classification
The KOM classification is established by adding together the points obtained in each KOM classification in accordance with article 2.6.017 of the UCI regulations.
Points for the KOM classification will be awarded as follows:
The leader of the KOM classification will wear the POLKA DOT jersey.
In the event of a tie in the KOM classification, the following criteria shall be applied:
- the number of first places in the highest category climbs;
- the number of first places on climbs in the next inferior category and so on;
- the general individual time classification.
Article 15 Best Indonesian Rider classification
The best Indonesian Rider classification is established by adding together the times recorded for each stage, taking bonuses and penalties into consideration. Only riders having the Indonesian Nationality may take part in the best Indonesian rider classification.
Where two or more riders make the same time in the general individual time placings the placings obtained in each stage shall be added, and as a last resort, the place obtained in the last stage ridden shall be taken into consideration.
The leader of the classification will wear the RED AND WHITE jersey.
Article 16 Team Classification
In accordance with article 2.6.016 of the UCI regulations, the daily team classification shall be calculated on the basis of the sum of the best three individual times from each team. In the event of a tie, the teams shall be separated by the sum of the places required by their top 3 riders 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 draw, the following criteria shall be applied in order until the teams are separated:
- The number of first places in the daily team classification;
- The number of second places in the daily team classification; etc.
- The placing of their best rider in the general individual classification by time.
Any team reduced to fewer than three riders is eliminated from the general team classification.
Article 17 Indonesian Team Classification
Teams registered in Indonesia will be eligible for this classification.
The Indonesian 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 draw, the following criteria shall be applied in order until the teams are separated:
- the number of first places in the daily team classification;
- the number of second places in the daily team classification, etc
If the teams are still tied, they shall be separated by the place obtained by their best rider in the general individual classification. Any team reduced to fewer than three riders is eliminated from the general team classification.
The Tie-break procedures for the classifications are as below:
Article 2.6.015 to 2.6.017 is taken into consideration.
Article 18 Prize Money
A total of Indonesian Rupiah 2,000,000,000.00 (Indonesia Rupiah TWO BILLION ONLY) will be awarded in prize money at the event. The prize money shall be paid in Cash after the last day of the event and can be collect in the Race secretariat beginning from 20:00 hrs. Article 1.2.073 is referred for any dispute.
Team Managers may request the organizer to transfer the said prize money via telegraphic transfer to the Team’s designated account. The Team Manager is to submit details of the Bank Account and consent to the Organizer for this purpose.
All prize money will be deducted 2% CADF, and 15% for Indonesian citizen and 20% for non-citizen of Government Tax.
Article 19 Anti-Doping
The UCI Anti-Doping regulations are entirely applicable to the event. Riders and Teams Officials should check daily whether they are required for any daily anti-doping controls. A list of riders to be controlled will be posted next to finish line and outside the Doping Control Station The place and address of Anti-Doping room will be announced by UCI Doping Control Officer (DCO) during the Team Managers meeting.
Article 20 Awards Ceremony
In accordance with article 1.2.112 of the UCI rules, the following riders must attend the official awards ceremony after each stage:
- 1st, 2nd and 3rd finishers of each stage
- The leaders of the following secondary classifications:
Individual General individual classification by time for Best Indonesian rider classification (Red and White jersey)
Individual King of Mountain Classification (Polka Dot Jersey)
Individual General Classification by points (Green Jersey)
Individual General Individual classification by time (Yellow Jersey)
The riders shall present themselves at the podium in a limit of maximum 10 minutes after crossing the finish line.
In advance of the start of each stage (after 1st Stage), the previous day’s stage winner and jersey wearers must appear in appropriate racing clothing for presentation to the public.
Moreover, at the event finish, the following riders must also present themselves at the final awards ceremony;
- The top three (3) finishers of the stage
- The winners of the following secondary classifications:
The General Individual Classification by Time. 1st, 2nd and 3rd riders
The General Points classification 1st, 2nd and 3rd riders
The General King of Mountain classification 1st, 2nd and 3rd riders
The General Individual classification by time for Best Indonesian Rider 1st, 2nd and 3rd riders
The General Indonesian Team Classification 1st
The General Team Classification 1st, 2nd and 3rd teams
Article 21 Penalties
The UCI penalty scale is the only one applicable.
Article 22 Cycling and the Environment
The Organiser wishes to remind all parties involved in the race to be sensitive to environmental concerns. As over 70% of the Race Route will pass through Primary and Secondary forested areas, the environmental impact of the Race must be minimized.
All teams are reminded to be respectful of places of worships i.e. mosque, temples etc. Proper conduct is strictly to be adhered and in no circumstances should any team member relieve and/or expose themselves at or around these places other than the designated areas.
In accordance with article 2.2.025 of the UCI regulations, there shall be strictly no littering at any Staging Area, Start / Finish venues, Feed Zones and throughout the Race Route. All litter is to be disposed in a responsible and hygienic manner after arriving to finish area.
The organizer will establish “Waste Zones” 1.5km before and 500m after the last 10km to finish for all stages and signage will be placed accordingly. Please be reminded that causing damage to the flora and fauna is strictly prohibited