The order of the start of each team in the wave is determined by the organizer.34th EDITION INTERNATIONAL CYCLING WOMEN STAGE RACE
Tour de Feminin
Mandavan z. s., Studánka 334, 407 52, Varnsdorf, IČ: 03732363
Race office - House of Czech Switzerland National Park (Dům Českého Švýcarska) – square Křinické náměstí 1161/10, 407 46 Krásná Lípa
Mgr. Jan Novota, organizing committee manager: tel: +420 777 809 468 email: email@example.com
Date and place of the race
May 25th - 28th 2023, Krásná Lípa, Czech Republic
Simona Davídková, Telce 116, 440 01 Tel: +420 603 586 044, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
President of the Commissaires’ Panel:
Thomas NEE (USA)
Ing. Jiří Šťastný, Ondřej Majerčík, Markéta Jandová, Zdeněk Fous, Dana Skálová, Jan Starý, Robert Skála, Jakub Kubias, Denis Charalambidis
|Date||Time||Stage name||Type||Distance||Start - Finish|
|I. Stage||25.5. 2023||16.00||Rumburk rebellion circuit||ITT||12,6 km||Kr. Lípa – Doubice - Kr. Lípa|
|II. Stage||26.5. 2023||15.00||Through the Czech Switzerland National Park||road||105,1 km||Krásná Lípa - Krásná Lípa|
|III. Stage||27.5. 2023||15.00||Through the Šluknov Hills||road||110,7 km||Rumburk - Rumburk|
|IV. Stage||28.5. 2023||13.00||Through the Lusatian Mountains||road||114,6 km||Varnsdorf - Krásná Lípa|
Type of event:
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|
|2.||30||2.||5||1 point per stage|
All participants must have valid license issued by cycling federation for 2023.
As per article 2.1.005 of the UCI regulations, the event is open to Women UCI teams (World teams max. 3, Continental teams, UCI Cyclo-cross pro 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 2004 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.
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.
House of Czech Switzerland National Park – square Křinické náměstí 1161/10, 407 46 Krásná Lípa - GPS
- on 25.5.2023 between 10:00 - 21:00.
- on 26.5.2023 between 18:00 - 19:00.
- on 27.5.2023 between 18:00 - 19:00.
- on 28.5.2023 between 13:00 - 16:00.
License check and the distribution of identification numbers on 25.5.2023 between 11:00 - 13:00.
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.
Teams arrival is possible on 24.5.2023.
Riders, including their accompaniment, submit a certificate of health insurance.
Each participant, including accompaniment, pays a partial reimbursement of costs of EUR 190.
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 24.5.2023 with dinner and ends on 28.5.2023 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.
Team Managers´ meeting:
Team Managers’, commissaires’ and organisers’ meeting in accordance with article 1.2.087 of the UCI regulations takes place on 25.5.2023 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 26.5.2023 at 13:30 at Dům Českého Švýcarska (House of Bohemian Switzerland) at the square in Krásná Lípa.
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. The order of the start of each team in the wave is determined by the organizer. 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.
Training on the time trial course will be possible 1 hour before the start of the first competitor, when the traffic on this road will be closed.
The GPM on the ITT only determines the holder of the polkadot jersey for stage 2, it does not contribute points to the Mountain competition.
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.
Neutral service vehicles:
Organiser provides 3 neutral service vehicles MAVIC.
Time bonuses at stage finishes:
|1st stage||no bonuses awarded|
|2nd stage||10" - 6" - 4"|
|3rd stage||10" - 6" - 4"|
|4th. stage||10" - 6" - 4"|
At intermediate sprints get first 3 riders 3" - 2" - 1”.
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 and by WhatsApp group.
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.
- stage classification 10" - 6" - 4”.
- intermediate sprints 3" - 2" - 1".
- the lowest fraction of a second registered during individual time trial
- the place obtained in the last stage ridden
10.2. Points Competition:
The classification is calculated as the sum of points obtained in each stage and intermediate sprints.
2. stage - 2 intermediate sprints
3. stage - 2 intermediate sprints
4. stage - 1 intermediate sprint
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 individual 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:
- number of stage wins
- number of wins in intermediate sprints counting for the general classification on points
- general individual classification by time.
10.3. Mountain Competition:
The competition consists of 17 mountain premiums.
2. stage - 4 mountain premiums
3. stage - 4 mountain premiums
4. stage - 9 mountain premiums
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:
- number of first places in the climbs
- general individual classification by time.
10. 4. Best rider WU23 Competition:
The winner of this competition shall be the rider year of born 2001 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 according to the 3 best times.
In the event of a tie during the teams classification on the stage decides the following criteria in order:
- sum of the places acquired by their three best times on the stage
- the placing of their best rider on the stage classification.
In the event of a draw, the following criteria shall be applied in order until the teams are separated:
- number of first places in the daily team classifications
- number of second places in the daily team classifications etc.
- 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 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:
- jersey of the leader of the general classification by time
- jersey of the leader of the points competition
- jersey of the leader of the mountain competition
- jersey of the leader of the best rider WU23 competition
- jersey of the leader of the best Czech rider competition
|time trial||2nd stage||3rd stage||4th stage||General Classification|
|1. place||265 EUR||265 EUR||265 EUR||265 EUR||530 EUR|
|2. place||155 EUR||155 EUR||155 EUR||155 EUR||310 EUR|
|3. place||120 EUR||120 EUR||120 EUR||120 EUR||240 EUR|
|4. place||90 EUR||90 EUR||90 EUR||90 EUR||180 EUR|
|5. place||80 EUR||80 EUR||80 EUR||80 EUR||160 EUR|
|6. place||80 EUR||80 EUR||80 EUR||80 EUR||160 EUR|
|7. place||80 EUR||80 EUR||80 EUR||80 EUR||160 EUR|
|8. place||80 EUR||80 EUR||80 EUR||80 EUR||160 EUR|
|9. place||80 EUR||80 EUR||80 EUR||80 EUR||160 EUR|
|10. place||80 EUR||80 EUR||80 EUR||80 EUR||160 EUR|
|11. place||45 EUR||45 EUR||45 EUR||45 EUR||90 EUR|
|12. place||45 EUR||45 EUR||45 EUR||45 EUR||90 EUR|
|13. place||45 EUR||45 EUR||45 EUR||45 EUR||90 EUR|
|14. place||45 EUR||45 EUR||45 EUR||45 EUR||90 EUR|
|15. place||45 EUR||45 EUR||45 EUR||45 EUR||90 EUR|
|16. place||30 EUR||30 EUR||30 EUR||30 EUR||60 EUR|
|17. place||30 EUR||30 EUR||30 EUR||30 EUR||60 EUR|
|18. place||30 EUR||30 EUR||30 EUR||30 EUR||60 EUR|
|19. place||30 EUR||30 EUR||30 EUR||30 EUR||60 EUR|
|20. place||30 EUR||30 EUR||30 EUR||30 EUR||60 EUR|
|TOTAL||1485 EUR||1485 EUR||1485 EUR||1485 EUR||2970 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 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.
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 shall attend this ceremony.
During the ceremony the riders get the material prizes.
The financial prizes will be handed over on 28.5.2023 at the race office after the race.
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.
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 continuous general individual time classification.
In time trial is allowed to follow each rider with vehicle (also 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. The bike change is allowed at the rear of her bunch at the right side of the road.
Riders shall be required to sign on the starting sheet at least 10 minutes before the start time at the assembly point. The sheets will be displayed 70 minutes before the start of the stage.
A rider who does not sign or has another person signed will be penalized according to the UCI Regulation.
A teams’ presentation shall be required according to the time schedule at the podium before the time trial start on 25. 5. 2023 and before the 3rd stage start at Rumburk on 27. 5. 2023 and before the 4th stage start at Varnsdorf on 28. 5. 2023. The time schedule will be communicated at the Team Managers´ meeting.
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 on the road prior the distances 1 km, 500 m, 200 m, 100 m and panels “PREMIE”.
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 marked 1 km before to 500 m after the stationery feeding zone. Other places will be announced at the sport directors meeting.
M. D. Jitka Švorcová: +420 777 318 744
List of hospitals:
Hospital Varnsdorf, Karlova 2280, 407 47 Varnsdorf - GPS
Hospital Rumburk, U Nemocnice 1298, 408 01 Rumburk - GPS
Hospital Děčín, U Nemocnice 1, Nové Město, 405 02 Děčín - GPS
- Domov mládeže Varnsdorf - Mariánská 1100, Varnsdorf 407 47 - GPS - 190 EUR
- Hotel Permon Chřibská - Chřibská 263 407 44 - GPS - 190 EUR
- Sportcentrum Jiřetín pod Jedlovou - Školní 273, Jiřetín p. J. 407 56 - GPS - 190 EUR
Organizing Committee Tour de Feminin
Schedule approved by the Czech Cycling Federation 30. 1. 2023.