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RULES OF GRANFONDO SCOTT 2019

 

The Granfondo Scott is not a competitive race. It is going to be a meeting of cycling lovers in gorgeous scenery, spending a happy day together people can ride at their own pace and enjoy themselves. The Organising Committee are going to take care of every single participant to guarantee that everyone enjoys this experience to the maximum.

It is MANDATORY to have a regular permission to practice cycling to take part to the Granfondo Scott course. By signing the entry form, one declares to own a proper license to have a regular permission to do sports for the year 2019. By signing the entry form, one declares to own a proper license and:

  • to have read the rules and to accept all of them
  • to meet all the requirements
  • to know the details of the event and to be psychologically and physically fit enough to participate
  • to authorise the subjects involved in the event organisation to use personal data, as in the law d. lgs 196/03
  • to respect the rules and the instructions of the Granfondo Scott management
  • to authorise any legal use, advertising included, of fixed or moving images and recordings taken during his or her participation in the event
  • o waive and release the organising society, its partners and suppliers, officers and employees of the foregoing, sponsors and partners, from all claims or liabilities of any kind, known or unknown, arising out of my participation in the race and collatteral events

 

The same holds true for those registering online, by mail or by fax.

You can subscribe to a daily card, presenting a copy of a medical certificate attesting their good health.
You have to send the certificate by fax or via e-mail at Organising Committee: fax +30 0523 457578 or email: info@granfondoscott.com

RULES INDEX

1)   MEETING PLACE START

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 1, 2019:  
PIACENZA-EXPO - Quartiere Fieristico di Piacenza - Località Le Mose, Via Tirotti 11, 29122 Piacenza
- Meeting: 7:00 am
- starting grid at 8:00 am
- START at 9:00 am

2) STARTING GRID

Starting order.

The cyclists at the start will be subdivided as follows:

COMMITEE GRID
From n° 1 to n° 200: assigned by the organizing committee.

RED /PINK GRID:
From n° 201 to n° 700: Women, Merit grid, 2nd of ALE' CHALLENGE and GIRO DELLE REGIONI and top 50 male athletes of 2018 Edition and and top 15 female athletes of 2018 Edition.

 

SCOTT GRID
From n° 701 to n° 900: SCOTT Grid

 

YELLOW GRID
From n° 901 to n° 1700: ALE' CHALLENGE and GIRO DELLE REGIONI athlets and cyclist in order of entry

 

GREEN GRID / SPIRIRO DI SQUADRA
From n° 1701 to n° 2500: Men and Women in order of entry and e Spirito di Squadra.

 


3) PARTICIPATION.

Cycling enthusiasts of both sexes over 18 years old of age can participate, holding CSAIN or FCI membership cards, or cards from National or foreign Councils (UCI, ACSI, Uisp, Acli, Aics, Csi, Endas, Cns Libertas, Asi) in compliance with 2018 membership.
Amateur cyclists over 16 years of age and cycling enthusiasts over 65 years of age can race only on paths of 100 km.
For underage amateur cyclists, the registration module must be signed by one of the parents.


4) PARTECIPATION FEE.

  • CHRISTMAS PROMOTION
    from December 1 to 31, 2018: MEN AND WOMEN € 30,00
  • PROMOTION REGISTRATION FEE - MEN AND WOMEN
    from January 1, 2019 to March 31, 2019: € 36,00

  • STANDARD REGISTRATION FEE - MEN AND WOMEN
    from April 1 to September 1, 2019: 40,00
  • NEW: REGISTRATION FEE FOR GROUPS OF AT LEAST 10 ATHLETES
    from April 1 to September 1, 2019: 36,00 each
    (Only offline: For those applications received by fax or e-mail)
  • SPIRITO DI SQUADRA (TEAM SPIRIT) : 200,00
  • Optional Granfondo SCOTT limited edition jersey: in addition to the registration fee 25,00

The fee which includes: mechanical, medical-health assistance, distress radio call system, refreshments, race package with Scott gadget, technical and consumption material, pasta party.

The deadline for registrations is August 30, 2019 or after 2.500 entries

After this date, it will be possible to register:

- Saturday, August 31, 2019, from 10.30 am to 6.00 pm at Piacenza Expo, with an additional fee of 50 euro, with no possibility to be included in the merit grids.

- Sunday, September 1, 2019, from 7.00 am to 8.00 am at Piacenza Expo, with an additional fee of 50 euro, with no possibility to be included in the merit grids.


Substitutions will not be accepted after August 30, 2019.

In the case of an athlete will not attend to the race the partecipation fee will be not reimbursed but if the organization will be informed by August 30 it will be possible keep the partecipation fee for the next edition or for another athlete. In both cases there is a charge of 7 EUROS.
In case of cancellation of the event due to force majeure, the participation fee will not be returned.
1 EURO will be given for each athlete to "Associazione Bambino Cardiopatico di Piacenza".

 


5) INDIVIDUAL AND GROUP REGISTRATIONS AND PAYMENT METHODS.

Concerning the group registrations, the president of the group will be considered liable for the data presented at the moment of the registrations. The president while presenting the list of the athletes subscribes and accepts all the rules stated in the Scott’s regulations in charge of each athlete.
To register:

  • pay the registration fee by bank transfer to:
    presso BANCA CENTROPADANA
    IBAN: IT55H0832412603000000460076
    BIC: ICRAITRR900
    and then send the entry form, completed clearly, together with a copy of the receipt of payment to:
    email: segreteria@sdam.it

  • go to www.granfondoscott.com o www.endu.net (on line registration)

  • directly at TUTTOCICLISMO Via P.Cella 39 - 29122 Piacenza ITALY.



6) MEMBERSHIP CARDS CHECK AND RACE-PACKAGE.

PIACENZA EXPO - Quartiere Fieristico di Piacenza (Piacenza Fair Quarter) – Loc.Le Mose Via Tirotti 11 - 29122 Piacenza ITALY.

- Saturday 31/8/2019 from 10.30 am to 6,00 pm

- Sunday 1/9/2019 from 7:00 am to 8.00 am (only for participants outside the province)

 

  • The membership card must be presented with a copy of the registration module and payment receipt.

A third person can collect the race pack by showing copy of the entry form. For team entries, the head of the team must present a personal ID and a list of participants from the team, and their license numbers, on headed paper signed by the society president.



7) CONTROL POINTS.

The timing service will be provided by MySDAM, using MYLAPS ChampionChip technology.
Participants are supposed to use a chip in order to have their race timed. They will be allowed to use their own personal chip or to rent a daily one.

 

CHIPS ALLOWED

  • - MySDAM A-Chip (only for italian cyclists)
  • - ChampionChip YellowChip (international)
  • - Rental daily Chip

BE CAREFUL:

  • If you have a personal chip, write its code on the entry form
  • You can buy/rent a chip on the day of the race, at the “MySDAM” point
  • The price for the daily chip rental is 5 Euro + 5 Euro as a deposit. The deposit will be returned when you bring the chip back. Pay attention: you must return the chip within 15 minutes after the last partecipant crosses the finish line.
  • no chip, no time! Participants not using the chip or not fixing it properly on the bike won’t be listed in the official results.

 

 



8) TIME LIMITS.

145 kilometres course: (from 9,30 am to 4.30 pm)
100 kilometres course: (from 9,30 am to 4 pm).

All the athletes passing through the junction between the routes of GranFondo e MedioFondo after 11,15 am will have to go on through the route of MedioFondo of Km. 100.


 

9) GRANFONDO SCOTT 2019 AWARDS THE TEAM SPIRIT

Granfondo SCOTT wants to "AWARD" those who face the Granfondo with the right team spirit, where mutual help in the race comes before the personal result. Teams will be able to try their hand at a competitive level, or in a less exasperated spirit, where the most experienced and prepared athletes can put themselves at the service of their teammates.
It is for this reason that for the 6th edition we decided to reward all the teams in equal measure.

Composition of the teams
Each team must be composed of N ° 6 athletes of any age including at least one WOMAN.
Athletes may be from different companies.
Each team must choose a name for their team.
inscriptions
Each team must register using the appropriate form, which can be downloaded from the website www.granfondoscott.com where, in addition to the general information, the name of the team must be indicated.
The registration fee is 190 euros per team for the entire duration of the registration period.
Team memberships will be accepted until 31-08-2019.
Ranking
Teams that will complete the race with all 6 athletes will be classified, the time will be taken on the last competitor that crosses the finish line, between the first and the last competitor of the team there will not be a gap greater than one minute. All registered Teams will be rewarded without order of arrival


10) INDIVIDUAL CATEGORIES AND RANKINGS.

Prizes will be awarded to the overall top 3 for both the men's and women's races, in each of the two courses (Granfondo e Mediofondo) and to the top 3 in every category in each of the two courses (Granfondo e Mediofondo).

Final overall and category rankings will be based on the finish order and times as recorded by the automated system. In both courses, the first 100 competitors to reach the finish line will be ranked according to the finishing order, and they will be assigned the time elapsed from the official start of the race; the remaining competitors will be ranked based on their Net Time. (real time)



11) TEAM RANKINGS.

Final team rankings will be based on the number of entered licensed riders. Prizes will be awarded to the top 15 teams. Prizes will be awarded to the top 15 teams, with the highest number of athletes registrated without taking into consideration the choice of the route.



12) PRIZES.

The athletes on the absolute charts and the firsts for each category will receive the prizes on the stage the other athletes can take their prizes in the prizes area after the official ceremony. Prizes will be handed out on the day of the race only.



13) HEALTH ASSISTANCE.

Several ambulances with medical personnel, first aid stations (one near the finish line), mobile motorbike stations with specialized personnel, and several radio first aid stations will be present along the courses to provide for any needs.


14) MECHANICAL ASSISTANCE.

Several mobile assistance stations will be available along the course provided by car and motorbike.
Private cars and motorbikes are strictly forbidden along the courses.



15) COMPULSORY EQUIPMENT.

For the entire duration of the race, every competitor must wear a helmet and correctly use the time-keeping chip (not compulsory for cyclotourists); they must show the number on their bike and the personalized back number on the back of their jersey correctly. Each competitor must also carry a puncture repair kit and a full drinks bottle.



16) INSURANCE.

The event is insured by CSAIN, registered riders are protected by an insurance policy.
Unregistered riders must not join the race and will be expelled: they can be legally prosecuted in case of accidents.



17) CYCLING EVENT.

Car with 'Cycling race start' sign,
car with 'Cycling race end' sign,
car with 'Cycling event end'.



18) 145 KILOMETRES GRANFONDO COURSE

Piacenza Expo, Besurica, Gossolengo, Ponte Tuna, Rivalta, Rezzanello, Monticello (RIST.), Bivio Bobbiano, Pietra, Passo Caldarola, Mezzano Scotti, Bobbio (PUNTO ACQUA), Vaccarezza , Cicogni, Pecorara (RIST.), Cà del Diavolo, Rocca d'Olgisio, Pianello, Arcello, Montecanino (RIST.), Agazzano, Gazzola, Gossolengo, arrivo Piacenza Expo.



19) 100 KILOMETRES MEDIOFONDO COURSE.

Piacenza Expo, Besurica, Gossolengo, Ponte Tuna, Rivalta, Gazzola, Rezzanello, Monticello (RIST.), Bivio Bobbiano, Pietra, Passo Caldarola, Montecanino (RIST.), Agazzano, Gazzola, Gossolengo, arrivo Piacenza Expo.


20) COURSE SELECTION

The selection of course made when registering is not final and at the end of the race only the actual course completed will be taken into consideration.


21) RULES.

Everything not detailed in this document comes under the rules of the Commissione Nazionale di Cicloturismo CSAIN.
A.S.D. Eventi as Granfondo Scott organising society, declines any responsibility, by itself and its collaborators, for accidents or damages to people or properties happening before, during or after the event or caused by the event itself.
Every competitor must follow road traffic regulations as the roads used during the race will be open to traffic.
All the athletes which without being registered will take part to the competition before the passage of the car establishing the end of race, will be reported to the competent Authorities.

22) JURY.

Members of the jury are judges appointed by F.C.I. and judges appointed by the organising committee. Competitors caught in the act of receiving a tow or attempting to shorten the course to gain an advantage, receiving assistance from unauthorised vehicles, or using unsportsmanlike conduct or unsocial behaviour will be subject to penalties prescribed by the law and will not be allowed entry to the event in the future.

 

23) APPEALS.

Appeals must be presented to the jury exclusively as indicated by F.C.I. rules and after payment of the required fees.

24) VARIATIONS.

The organising committee reserves the right to modify the rules at any time.

 25) ANTIDOPING.

Il Ministero della Salute e la Commissione sulla tutela della salute, aprono un nuovo ciclo di controlli antidoping alle Gran Fondo. Un messaggio chiaro, serio e molto forte che la Granfondo SCOTT accoglie con fermezza, ad alcuni atleti potrà essere richiesto di sottoporsi al controllo antidoping all'arrivo.



Signature and partecipation to the Race

By signing the entry form, directly, on line or by fax one declares to own a proper license: * to have read the rules and to accept all of them * that all the data presented are truthful * to meet all the requirements * to know the details of the event and to be psychologically and physically fit enough to participate * to authorise the subjects involved in the event organisation to use personal data, as in the law n°675, 31/12/1996 * to authorise any legal use, advertising included, of fixed or moving images and recordings taken during his or her participation in the event * to waive and release the organising society, its partners and suppliers, officers and employees of the foregoing, sponsors and partners, from all claims or liabilities of any kind, for every event directly or indirectly connected to his/her participation to the race. All the athletes registered, with the assignation of a starting number, must follow scrupulously all the rules and prescriptions given by the Direction and the Staff of the race. Partecipation to the race entails the release of claims or liabilities of any kind towards the organising society for every event directly or indirectly connected to his/her participation to the race.

 

Informations:

Info Registration: segreteria@sdam.it
"Granfondo SCOTT" Secretary's Office - Via P.Cella 39A (PC)
fax +39 0523.457578
Phone +39 334.6234952 Route informations,
Phone +39 334.6234953 Administration and Press Office,
E-mail info@granfondoscott.com - www.granfondoscott.com
Granfondo SCOTT ideazione e organizzazione A.S.D Eventi
via MALVICINI 20 Piacenza - P. IVA 01422480333
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