July 8. - 11. 2021
Memorial of Šárka Víchová-Pešková
ŠKODA AUTO a.s., General partner
UCI

Conditions

33rd EDITION INTERNATIONAL CYCLING WOMEN STAGE RACE

Škoda Auto Tour de Feminin
 

Art. 1.

Organiser:

Mandavan z. s., Studánka 334, 407 52, Varnsdorf, IČ: 03732363

Race office - Municipality Krásná Lípa – Masarykova 6/246, 407 46 Krásná Lípa 

Mgr. Jan Novota, organizing committee manager: tel: +420 777 809 468        email: jan.novota@tourdefeminin.com

Date and place of the race

July 8th - 11th 2021, Krásná Lípa, Czech Republic

Race director:

Simona Davídková, Telce 116, 440 01 Tel: +420 603 586 044, email: simona.davidkova@tourdefeminin.com

President of the Commissaires’ Panel:

Pawel Skorek - Poland

Commissaires’ panel:

Ing. Jiří Šťastný, Ondřej Majerčík, Markéta Jandová, Zdeněk Fous, Pavel Mareš, Jan Starý, Robert Skála, Jakub Kubias, Nikola Hlubinková

Course Commanders:

David Stárek, Petr Lejčko

Course:

  Date Time Course name Type Distance Start - Finish
Time trial 8.7. 2021 16.00 Okruh Rumburské vzpoury TT 12,6 km Kr. Lípa – Doubice - Kr. Lípa
II. Stage 9.7. 2021 15.00 Národním parkem road 102 km Krásná Lípa - Krásná Lípa
III. Stage 10.7. 2021 15.00 Šluknovskou pahorkatinou road 111 km Rumburk - Rumburk
IV. Stage 11.7. 2021 10.00 Lužickými horami road 115 km Varnsdorf - Krásná Lípa
Total         340,6 km  

Art. 2.

Type of event:

The event is open to the Women Elite category.
The event is open to the Women Elite category.
The race will be run under UCI regulations and this technical guide. The event category is WE 2.2.
The UCI points scale for WE:

Final  clasification Stages   Wearing the race leader's jersey
Ranking Points Ranking Points  
1. 40 1. 8  
2. 30 2. 5 1 point per stage
3. 25 3. 3  
4. 20 4. 1  
5. 15      
6. 10      
7. 5      
8. 3      
9. 3      
10. 3      

Art. 3.

Participation:

All participants must have valid license issued by cycling federation for 2021.
As per article 2.1.005 of the UCI regulations, the event is open to Women UCI teams (World teams, Continental teams), National Teams, Regional Teams, Club Teams and Mixed Teams.
As per article 1.2.052 of the UCI regulations each team must have the authorisation permitting the start from its national federation (except from Czech and UCI teams).
As per article 2.2.003 of the UCI regulations, the number of starting riders per team is set to 6 riders (year of birth 2002 and older), a team may not start with less than 4 riders (Art. 2.2.003 bis). Women of the second year of Junior may be included in these teams, provided they have authorisation from the National Federation that issued their license.

Regulation:

The race will be run under UCI regulations and its guidelines. The race is ridden in partial (floating) closures traffic condition with the regulation at the intersections, however, all participants must comply with the provisions of the Act on Traffic on Roads No. 361/2000 Coll. and its later changes.
Each race participant participates at her own risk, the organiser is not liable for damages incurred by participants or caused by them.
The organiser reserves the right to make necessary changes to the programme in case of unforeseen circumstances. The individual time trial is run during closed road traffic.
All race participants are obliged to respect the instructions of the organisers, Police and Commissaires.


Art. 4.

Race headquarters:

Municipality Krásná Lípa – Masarykova 246/6 - 407 46 Krásná Lípa - GPS
Permanence

  • on 8.7.2021 between 10:00 to 21:00.
  • on 9.7.2021 between 13:00-15:00 and 18:00-19:00.
  • on 10.7.2021 between 13:00-15:00 and 18:00-19:00.
  • on 11.7.2021 between 8:00-9:00 and 13:00 to 16:00.

License check and the distribution of identification numbers on 8.7.2021 between 11:00 and 13:00.

Identification numbers:

The identification numbers can be picked up by the official sport director or team manager. Each rider gets the set of bibs (2x dorsal plate numbers, 1x frame number and transponder). Riders shall carry the numbers visibly with no changes.
In time trial they shall bear just one number.
It is compulsory to return the transponders and frame numbers in the race office at the end of the race.

Presence:

Teams arrival is possible on 7.7.2021.
Riders, including their accompaniment, submit a certificate of health insurance.
Each participant, including accompaniment, pays a partial reimbursement of costs of EUR 120 until 31 May 2021!!!
Payment has to be transferred to:

BANK ACCOUNT (EUR):
DE 98850501000232062307
BIC: WELADED1GRL
Please, into message box in payment form write name of your team.

Accommodation and meals:

It is provided by the organiser at his own expense for registered riders and accompaniment (6 + 4) in a hotel, hostel or boarding house.
Obligations under Act No. 326/1999 Coll. §103 on the stay of foreigners in the territory of the Czech Republic is to submit a travel document or personal identity document for registration before accommodation. Upon refusal, competitors or accompaniment will not be accommodated.
Accommodation and meals begins on 7.7.2021 with dinner and ends on 11.7.2021 with lunch.
No diet meals are provided.
In case of non-occupancy of the reserved provided accommodation, the costs associated with it, will be paid by team manager during the presentation.

Sport directors’ meeting:

Sport directors’, commissaires’ and organisers’ meeting in accordance with article 1.2.087 of the UCI regulations takes place on 8.7.2021 at 14:00 at Dům Českého Švýcarska (House of Bohemian Switzerland) at the square in Krásná Lípa. The organisers’, Police and convoy drivers meeting takes place on 9.7.2021 at 13:30 at Race office.


Art. 5.

Individual Time Trial:

Starting order will be determined in blocks. One team rider in each of the block (based on number of riders in team), each team shall determine the starting order of its riders during the riders confirmation at the race office. Last blocks must cover all teams. Interval is 1 minute.
Start is from a stationary position.
Material pre-check is 1 hour prior the start to 15 minutes of first riders start time.
Special bike is allowed.
Feeding from the cars isn´t allowed.
The top of Vápenka hill (2,7 km)- special GPM - the fastest rider will wear jearsey of the leadr of the GPM competition to the 2nd stage.


Art. 6.

Radio-tour:

Radio-tour is broadcasted at 448,490 MHz frequency. The radios will be available during the riders confirmation at the race office. Everyone is responsible for its battery charging and returns the radios after the race at the race office.

Art. 7.

Neutral service vehicles:

Organiser provides 3 neutral service vehicles.


Art. 8.

Time bonuses:

BTime bonuses at stage finishes:

Time trial no bonuses awarded
1. stage 10" - 6" - 4"
2. stage 10" - 6" - 4"
3. stage 10" - 6" - 4"

 

At intermediate sprints get first 3 riders 3" - 2" - 1”.

Art. 9.

Time limit:

Stage time limit is 15 % of stage winners time, no time limit is set for time trial.
For each stage, the time limit can be changed with unpredictable circumstances.
Team managers and riders will be informed of any changes in the Commissaires’ Communique.

Art. 10.

Race classifications:

10.1. Individual general classification by time:

The winner shall be the rider whose sum of times in the individual stages, including the time bonuses and the penalties, will be the lowest.
The classification is updated after each stage.
Bonifications awarded:

  • stage classification 10" - 6" - 4”.
  • intermediate sprints 3" - 2" - 1".
In the event of a tie in the individual general classification decides following criteria in order:
  1. the lowest fraction of a second registered during individual time trial
  2. lowest sum of placings obtained in each stage
  3. the place obtained in the last stage ridden
The leading rider of this classification wears yellow jersey, it is required to wear this jersey.

 

10.2. Points Competition:

The classification is calculated as the sum of points obtained in each stage and intermediate sprints.

  1. stage - 0 intermediate sprint
  2. stage - 2 intermediate sprints
  3. stage - 2 intermediate sprints
  4. stage - 1 intermediate sprint
During the intermediate sprints are awarded 3, 2, 1 point.
At the finish are points awarded as follows:
During the road stages is classified first 15 riders:
25, 20, 16, 14, 12, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2 and 1 point
During the time trial is classified first 10 riders:
10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2 and 1 point.

The winner of this competition shall be the rider with the highest sum of points.
In the event of a tie during the points general classification competition decides following criteria in order:
  1. number of stage wins
  2. number of wins in intermediate sprints counting for the general classification on points
  3. general individual classification by time.
The leading rider of this classification wears green jersey, it is required to wear this jersey.

 

10.3. Mountain Competition:

The competition consists of 12 mountain premiums.

  1. stage - 1 mountain premium
  2. stage - 4 mountain premiums
  3. stage - 4 mountain premiums
  4. stage - 9 mountain premiums
At the mountain premiums get first 4 riders 5, 3, 2 and 1 point.
The winner of this competition shall be the rider with the highest sum of points.
In the event of a tie during the mountain general classification competition decides following criteria in order:
  1. number of first places in the climbs
  2. general individual classification by time.
The leading rider of this classification wears polka dot jersey, it is required to wear this jersey.

 

10. 4. Best rider WU23 Competition:

The winner of this competition shall be the rider year of born 1999 and younger.
The classification is made up of the individual general classification by time of riders WU23.
The leading rider of this classification wears white jersey, it is required to wear this jersey.

10.5. Best Czech rider Competition:

The winner of this competition shall be the rider with Czech nationality (or citizenship) best classified in the individual general classification by time.
The leading rider of this classification wears “czech national colours” jersey, it is required to wear this jersey.

10.6. Team Competition:

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 during the teams classification decides the following criteria in order:

  1. 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.
  2. In the event of a draw, the following criteria shall be applied in order until the teams are separated:
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:
  1. number of first places in the daily team classifications
  2. number of second places in the daily team classifications etc.
  3. the placing of their best rider in the general individual classification.
The team is composed of minimum 4 and maximum 6 riders.
Any team reduced to fewer than three riders shall be eliminated from the general team classification.

 

10.7. The youngest rider:

The youngest finishing rider will get the prize.

10.8. The priority of the distinctive jerseys:

1. Leader of the general classification by time YELLOW jersey
2. Leader of the points competition GREEN jersey
3. Leader of the mountain competition POLKA DOT jersey
4. Leader of the best rider WU23 competition WHITE jersey
5. Leader of the best Czech rider competition CZECH jersey

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

  1. jersey of the leader of the general classification by time
  2. jersey of the leader of the points competition
  3. jersey of the leader of the mountain competition
  4. jersey of the leader of the best rider WU23 competition
  5. jersey of the leader of the best Czech rider competition

 


Art. 11.

Prizes

  time trial 2nd stage 3rd stage 4th stage General Classification
1. place 265 EUR 265 EUR 265 EUR 265 EUR 212 EUR
2. place 155 EUR 155 EUR 155 EUR 155 EUR 124 EUR
3. place 120 EUR 120 EUR 120 EUR 120 EUR 96 EUR
4. place 90 EUR 90 EUR 90 EUR 90 EUR 72 EUR
5. place 80 EUR 80 EUR 80 EUR 80 EUR 64 EUR
6. place 80 EUR 80 EUR 80 EUR 80 EUR 64 EUR
7. place 80 EUR 80 EUR 80 EUR 80 EUR 64 EUR
8. place 80 EUR 80 EUR 80 EUR 80 EUR 64 EUR
9. place 80 EUR 80 EUR 80 EUR 80 EUR 64 EUR
10. place 80 EUR 80 EUR 80 EUR 80 EUR 64 EUR
11. place 45 EUR 45 EUR 45 EUR 45 EUR 36 EUR
12. place 45 EUR 45 EUR 45 EUR 45 EUR 36 EUR
13. place 45 EUR 45 EUR 45 EUR 45 EUR 36 EUR
14. place 45 EUR 45 EUR 45 EUR 45 EUR 36 EUR
15. place 45 EUR 45 EUR 45 EUR 45 EUR 36 EUR
16. place 30 EUR 30 EUR 30 EUR 30 EUR 24 EUR
17. place 30 EUR 30 EUR 30 EUR 30 EUR 24 EUR
18. place 30 EUR 30 EUR 30 EUR 30 EUR 24 EUR
19. place 30 EUR 30 EUR 30 EUR 30 EUR 24 EUR
20. place 30 EUR 30 EUR 30 EUR 30 EUR 24 EUR
TOTAL 1485 EUR 1485 EUR 1485 EUR 1485 EUR 1188 EUR

Prizes will be paid in EUR. 2% will be deducted from the amount as an anti-doping contribution.
The winners of all competitions will receive a material prize.
The youngest finishing rider will be rewarded with a material prize.


Art. 12.

Anti-doping control:

The UCI's anti-doping control regulations will be applicable.
The anti-doping control takes place at the finish of each stage – Krásná Lípa, Rumburk.
Anti-doping rooms will be marked.
The list of riders for the anti-doping control will be announced at the sign in the finish area.


Art. 13.

Awards ceremony:

As per article 1.2.112 of the UCI regulations shall concerned riders participate in official ceremonies. The ceremonies shall attend first 3 riders in the stage and the classifications leading riders.
The ceremony for first 3 riders in the stage will take place always within 15 minutes after their finishing!!!
At the final stage finish the overall awards ceremony will take place according to the timetable indicated in the race time schedule programme. First 10 riders of the general classification, winners of the secondary classifications and competitions, including best team and the youngest finishing rider shall attend this ceremony.
During the ceremony the riders get the material prizes.
The financial prizes will be handed over on 11.7.2021 at the race office after the race.

Art. 14.

Penalties:

In the case of offenses, the commissaires’ panel will proceed in accordance with the UCI Penalty Scale, Article 2.12.007 of the UCI Regulations.


Art. 15.

Team vehicles:

The team vehicles dimensions must comply with the UCI Regulation, in case of non-compliance they will not be included in the convoy. All the vehicles accompanying the race are restricted to a maximum height of 1.66 m (not including roof bars).
The driving order of the team vehicles for 2nd, 3rd and 4th stage shall be determined according to the position of the first rider of each team in the general individual time classification after the time trial and later on.
In time trial is allowed to follow each rider with vehicle (higher than 1.66 m).
The convoy numbers will be distributed by the commissaires at the start area at the signing sheets.
If a group of riders breaks away from the bunch, their follower vehicles may not slip in between the break-away riders and the following group without the authorisation of the commissaire. In the event of any technical trouble (incl. puncture), the rider may receive the wheel or bike change. The bike change is allowed at the rear of her bunch at the right side of the road.


Art. 16.

Riders presentation:

Riders shall be required to sign on the starting sheet at least 10 minutes before the start time at the assembly point.
A rider who does not sign or has another person signed will be penalized according to the UCI Regulation.

Team presentation:

A teams’ presentation shall be required according to the time schedule at the podium before the time trial start on 8.7.2021 and before the 2nd stage start at Rumburk on 9.7.2021. The time schedule will be communicated at the sport directors meeting.


Art. 17.

Course:

It will be signed with permanent panels on the right side of the road indicating:
kilometre zero (the real start), the thirtieth kilometre and then the last 25, 20, 10, 5, 4, 3 and 2 km points. The last kilometre shall be marked by a red triangle. Also the following distances from the finishing line: 500 m, 300 m, 200 m, 150 m, 100 m and 50 m.
The finish will be signed with the white tape on the road and the banner “FINISH”.
Each premium will be signed with the pink color on the road prior the distances 1 km, 500 m, 200 m, 100 m and pink tape on the road with both sides panels “PRÉMIE”.


Art. 18.

Feeding and green zones signposting:

Feeding zones will be signposted with the panels Start and End of the Feeding zone, exact place will be communicated at the sport directors meeting. The green zone will be always situated 1 km before and 500 m after the stationery feeding zone. Other places will be announced at the sport directors meeting.


Art. 19.

Medical service:

Jaroslav Hocko: +420 607809399

List of hospitals:

Nemocnice (Hospital) Varnsdorf, Karlova 2280, 407 47 Varnsdorf


Art. 20.

Accommodation:


Organizing Committee „Škoda Auto Tour de Feminin"