Article 1.

Organization Cycling Club ‘’Rodilios’’ & Sports Tours Hellas

Organizer`s address: 5th Km Rhodes – Lindos - Rhodes 85100,

Phone no. +30 28210 98233 E-mail: [email protected]

Race Director: Giorgos Leventakis   phone: +30 6973023948

Race is held under the UCI rules.                         

2. Races class

The races are registered in class ME 2.2 and in accordance with article 2.10.031 following amount of points shall be awarded for ‘’International Tour of Rhodes 2.2:

  • 40, 30, 25, 20, 15, 10, 5, 3, 3, 3 points to first 10 cyclists in general classification of the race
  • 7, 3, 1 points to the best 3 riders of each stage.
  • 1 points to the leader of the general classification.

For the UCI ranking Continental Men Elite and Under 23

Race is in UCI Europe Tour Calendar.

3. Participation

The race is open to UCI continental teams, as well as national, regional and club teams as per article 2.1.005 of the UCI regulations. Foreign national, regional and club teams should have the authorization of their national federations. Every team must consist of min 4 and max 6 riders in accordance with article 2.2.003 UCI Cycling Regulations (UCI CR).The maximum number of attendance is limited to 3. 15 from abroad teams are allowed maximum.

4. Race office-Registration-Technical meeting information & Official presentation

The preliminary operations of license control and start numbers will take place on Thursday, 9th of March from 20:00 to 22:00 in the race office located at the following address: Best Western Plaza Hotel,7 Ierou Lochou Str., 85100, Rhodes.

The technical meeting in accordance with article 1.2.087 of the UCI regulations, in the presence of the Members of the Commissaires’ Panel will be held at the following address: Best Western Plaza Hotel,7 Ierou Lochou Str., 85100 Rhodes. On Friday March 10th at 09.30am.

The Press Centre of the Tour is in the following address: Best Western Plaza Hotel,7 Ierou Lochou Str., 85100, Rhodes.

An official presentation for the participating teams will take place on Thursday March 9th at 17.30 at the Eleutherias square. Address: Municipality of Rhodes square.

Each team has the obligation to proceed with all cyclists in their cycling clothes. The leader from each team must take place 1st of the left side for a short interview.

Signature Time: 11.00 a.m

5. Radio Tour

Radio Tour, will be broadcasted on channel 137.8875 MHz in Greek and English.

6. Neutral vehicles

The Organizer provides 3 adequately equipped neutral technical support vehicles. Also it will be a neutral moto.

7. Accidents on the last three kilometers.

In case of a duly noted fall, puncture or mechanical incident in the last three kilometers of a road race stage, article 2.6.027 of the UCI CR applies.

8. Time limits

The time limit for the ‘’International Tour of Rhodes’’ stages 1, 2 and 3 is 12according to the 2.3.039 regulations.

The time limit may be changed by the Commissaires Panel in consultation with the organizer, during the technical meeting.

9. Classification and time bonuses

The leader of each classification shall be required to wear the corresponding distinctive jersey.

If a rider is leading more than one classification, the order of priority of the distinctive jerseys shall

be as follows:

1. Individual General Classification.

2. Intermediate Sprints Classification.

3. King of the mountain Classification

4. Under 23 Classification.

The riders of the team leading the team general classification are obliged to wear the corresponding distinctive sign (different color of numbers) during the stages.

Individual General Classification. YELLOW JERSEY

The classification will be conducted in accordance with the UCI CR 2.6.014 and 2.6.015.

Under 23 Classification WHITE JERSEY.

The classification will include riders born between years 1995-1998.

Intermediate Sprints Classification RED JERSEY

Intermediate sprints classification will be contested over … intermediate sprints counting for the general classification on points.

1st place – 5 points          2nd place – 3 points        3rd place – 1 point

In the event of equal amount of points, the deciding factors will be:

  • number of intermediate sprints wins
  • general individual classification.

The riders have to complete the race in order to qualify.

NOTE. The numbers of stage wins are not counting for the General Intermediate Sprints Classification.

king of the mountain GREEN YERSEY

King of the mountain classification will be given the following points as follows:

* Number of wins on climbs. 1st place – 5 points          2nd place – 3 points        3rd place – 1 point

In the event of equal amount of points, the deciding factors will be:

  • number of wins on climbs2.6.017;
  • place in General Classification;

The riders have to complete the race in order to qualify.

Team Classification.

In accordance with the article 2.6.016 of the UCI CR, the team classification of the day shall be calculated on the basis of the sum of the three best individual times from each team. In the event of equal times, the deciding factors shall be the lowest sum of places of those competitors or, if that fails, the higher place of the best competitor.

General team classification is the sum of team times of the completed stages.

In the event of a draw, the deciding factors will be:

  • number of first places in the daily team classifications;
  • number of 2nd places in the daily team classifications etc.

In the event the above measures fail, the deciding factor is the team best rider’s rank in the general individual classification.

Any team reduced to fewer than three riders shall be eliminated from the general team classification.

Time Bonuses.

Time bonuses (applied only to the individual general classification) will be awarded according to the article 2.6.019 UCI CR:

At the finishes of each stage: 1st 10 sec, 2nd 6 sec, 3nd 4 sec, for the three best riders.

Also on Intermediate sprints:1st 3 seconds,2nd 2 seconds, 3rd 1 second

 

10. Timekeeping

All recorded times will be rounded down to the nearest second. Exceptions are time trials, where times will be kept with accuracy to one-hundredth of a second.

11. Prize list

The prize list in accordance with UCI Regulations for class 2.2 race – EUROPE 2 scale. Details will be given on the technical conference. The money prizes for the stages and the general final classification will be given after the publication of the anti-doping tests (maximum 90 days) directly to the account of each team. This method eliminates the risk that a rider who could possibly be found positive at the anti-doping test gets undeserved money prizes.

All the prizes are under the fiscal rule of Greece. That means we will apply a 24% tax on every prize. Also we will collect 2% for Fund to the CFAD.

A. Stage races Prize money

 

International Tour of Rhodes 2.2        (10-12.3.2017) prizes per each stage
1 723 €
2 360 €
  3 180 €
4 90 €
5 72 €
  6-7 54 €
  8-9 36
10-20 18 €
20 prizes 1.803 €
       

B. Overall Individual Classification for ‘’International Tour of Rhodes 2.2’’

 

1 1.259 €
2 629 €
  3 314 €
  4 158 €
  5 126 €
6-7
94 €
  8-9 62 €
10-20 32 €
       

Plus 150€, 100€ & 50€ for the first three of the Intermediate sprint, hill climber & U23

Total awards granted of: 5853 €

12. Anti-doping test

The UCI anti-doping regulations are entirely applicable to the event. Moreover and in conformity with the law of Greece, the Greek anti-doping legislation is applicable in addition to the UCI anti-doping regulations.

Place of anti-doping tests will be included in another communication during the technical meeting.

13. Ceremonies

In accordance to the Art. 1.2.112 to ceremony after each stage following riders is required:
   • Cyclists who took the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place at finish line
   • The leader of the Individual General Classification after stage
   • The leaders of classifications:

-       Under 23 Classification,

-       Intermediate Sprints Classification

-       King of the mountain Classification

At the final ceremony (after the 3rd stage) additional 2nd and 3rd best rider in individual General Classification must present themselves.
Ceremony shall be held 15 minutes after riders’ arrival.

14. Penalties

The penalties in accordance with UCI Regulations.

15. Race security rules

The 3 Stage races will take place in the conditions of limited traffic. Intersecting traffic will be closed, so that leading riders and the main group can pass. In case of riders losing more than 12% to the peloton, the traffic will be opened and the competitors in question will be removed from the race.

All riders, technical cars and race personnel going off the racing column are obliged to follow the traffic laws. All support vehicles must follow the instructions of the commissaries and the police.

At the finish of every stage all race support cars must follow the directions of the traffic directing personnel and park on the designated spots.

In case of an accident the vehicle must stop, warning signs must be set up, first aid administered and both police and emergency services informed.

The race will be accompanied with signed Police vehicles including motorbikes with at least blue lights on. When getting close to these vehicles, race participants must take special precautions according to the traffic regulations.

16. Detailed programme

A detailed program of each day, the time and place of accommodation, meals, meetings, starts, decoration and presentation, payment of prize money, transfers to the start and from finish to the hotels and detailed stage plans: mileage and travel times through the nodal points of the route, the location of the sprints, feeding zones, places particularly dangerous and rounds will be included in an additional booklet.

17. Route maps

All maps routes stages can be found in a special folder and on the website www.rhodestour.gr

18. Commisaires’ Panel

Main Commissaire: Peter Judez SLO

Commissaire 2: Charalampos Rigas GRE

Commissaire 3: Katerina Mammi  GRE

Motorbike Commissaire: Christos Frey  GRE

Finish line Commissaire: Konstantina Karamanidou

Timekeeping Commissaire: Alexandros Spyropoulos

19. Final provisions

- All participants should be appropriately insured,

- Money prizes are subject to taxation in accordance with the current tax,

- Organizer decides regarding in order captivated,

- All participants are required to read the rules of the competition.

20. Results

The results of each stage and the general results of the race will be printed and also will be promptly published on the websites:

www.sportstiming.gr

www.rhodestour.gr

21. Hospital Address

General Hospital of Rhodes ‘’Andreas Papandreou’’ Tel: +30 22413 60000

Ag. Apostoloi str. 85100

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