ReglementSpecialized-SRAM Enduro Series 2016
The series consists of four separate international races. All races are financial, legal and sporting independent. The General Regulations apply to all races.
The overall ranking includes the results of four races. The current ranking will be published on www.enduroseries.net. The races are open to both professional and hobby riders.
The races are open to professionals and hobby riders.
Every rider has to use the registration form on www.enduroseries.net. For registration please include the date of birth.
Starters under age of 18 need to submit a parental consent form to register for the races. A corresponding form is available in the download section.
The transfer/delivery of a starting place, to third parties is always precluded.
Registration time limit
Entry and payment deadline is always on Tuesday before the races. The registration will be valid when the registration process is completed and the PayPal payment was made. If the fee is received on the account a confirmation e-mail will be sent.
If the registered starter cannot attend the race, they have no right to reclaim the registration fee.
If the registration quota is reached the organizers reserve the right to close registration prematurely.
The fee to attend the race is 50,- € if received one week before the registration deadline.
After that the fee increases to 60,- €.
Participants have to bear any bank charges incurred for transferring the entry fee.
At the number board handing out the starter lends on pawn a transponder. The pawn amounts to 50,- €. The pawn will refund when returning the intact transponder after race.
In case of using lift, gondola or other uplift systems the organizer can charge an additional fee for transportation.
For the race in Leogang Saalbach (AUT) all participants without a licence of the UCI have to effect an insurance (15,- €) on-site.
Every rider gets a new number board at every race. Riders must display their handlebar number while course inspection period as well as their back number during the races. Number plates must be readable throughout the competition.
Number boards may be reserved for preregistered riders. The order is based upon the current overall ranking of the series. For the first race the overall standings of 2014 is decisive.
Changes to the number boards concerning form, size and design are not allowed.
The starting intervals between riders at the special stages are at least 20 seconds.
The starting list will be published at least 1 hour before the race begins.
The starting times are binding. In the event of delays or interruptions the
starting order is to be maintained.
The order complies with the current total results of the series.
|Class||Year of Birth|
|Elite Men:||from 1997|
|Elite Women:||from 1999|
|Pro Masters:||from 1986|
|Open Men:||from 1997|
|Open Women:||from 1999|
|Open Junior male:||1998 - 2001|
The participants of the Men and Women categories can choose between Pro and Open class during the registration process. For the Elite Men, Elite Women and Pro Masters class an UCI-Licence is required. The Open classes are open for licence and non-licence riders. To change the classes is not possible during the season.
The starters are equipped with a map of the course, which they will receive together with their number plates. Barrier tape or flags will distinguish the course. Arrows distinguish the transfers from one special stage to another. When a rider leaves the marked course due to a technical mistake, the participant has to return to this exact point before continuing the race.
The participants have to complete the whole stated course without interruption. Leaving the course is not allowed both at the special stages and at the transfers. Paths and roads which are not included in the official course may not be used, except in cases of emergencies. If a rider assisted after an accident, he can repeat this special stage.
The course can be altered and adapted for the classes Open Men, Open Women and Open Junior, so that there are less special stages than in the Elite Men, Elite Women and Pro Masters classes.
The course inspection is only possible during the official period according to timetable. Out of this period the track is closed, so it is not allowed to ride the course.
The several times of the special stages will be added. The transfer stages will not be a part of the final result. To be included in the ranking it is necessary to complete all stages, to reach the finish line within the time limit and to cover the whole distance on his or her own.
The result of the queen´s stage will determine the result in case of a time draw. The queen´s stage will be the last special stage, except another stage will be defined before the start of the race.
At the day before the race a prologue can be added as the first special stage, the participation is however not obligatory. In case of not participating or a time result that is 100 % slower than the class' winner's time, the participants will be listed with the double best time.
For the Enduro format a special timing system will be used. Every rider will
carry a transponder. At the beginning and end of the special stages the time
data will be transmitted. When passing the timing station both an acoustic and
visual signal will indicate this transmission.
The transponder must be fastened to the top of the top tube.
The transponders will be collected and sorted right after crossing the finish line. In case of losing the transponder, the participant cannot be classified.
End of the Race
At the start of the race a time limit regarding the latest possible arrival will be announced. In case of a later arrival the rider will not be included in the rankings.
The organizer can choose time control. The participants have to pass each and every one of these points during a particular period of time. If a rider does not pass a control point during this period, the race organizers can take the rider off the race or agree on a special sanction.
The control points can be situated both at the special stages and at any other location on the course.
The organizer can communicate correction times before or during the race. This time applies mutatis mutandis to the time, which was as maximum passage time mentioned.
In addition, the organizer can set up Fair Play Checks (passage controls without time control) to check compliance with regulations, course etc.
The first three riders will be honored with a ceremony 30 min after the race.
||Elite Women||Pro Masters|
|1||130,00 €||100,00 €||85,00 €|
|2||100,00 €||65,00 €||70,00 €|
|3||65,00 €||50,00 €||50,00 €|
|4||50,00 €||35,00 €|
|Total||345,00 €||245,00 €||205,00 €|
The prize money will be paid directly after the ceremony on presentation of a valid licence at the organization office, in local currency. The organization is not responsible for paying the prize money at a later date.
Overall prize money schema
|1||200,00 €||100,00 €||100,00 €|
|2||130,00 €||65,00 €||65,00 €|
|3||70,00 €||35,00 €||35,00 €|
|Total||400,00 €||200,00 €||200,00 €|
The overall result consists of the results of four races. The ranking will be published on www.enduroseries.net.
Points: Classes Elite Men, Open Men and Pro Masters up to 50 th place
Points: Classes Elite Women, Open Women and Open Junior up to 20 th place
In general, helmets and knee protectors are required. At the special stages it is mandatory to wear full-face helmets and knee protection. Moreover, protectors for elbows and back are recommended.
Failure to comply with gear regulations will result in disqualification. The local organizer is responsible for enforcing compliance with gear regulations. He is also allowed to tighten the protection rules.
At the races in Italy it is mandatory to wear gloves and a back protector (resp. backpack with integrated back protector).
Technical condition of bikes, equipment and clothing
Every rider is responsible for the bike, the material and the protection equipment. The condition, quality and construction are to ensure the safety for riders, competitors or other persons. The equipment/safety gear must be marked with a seal of approval of an international inspecting authority.
During the race the participants are not allowed to replace parts of their bikes (frame, fork, suspension elements and wheels). For this purpose, the riders can use the so-called Tech-Zone. On the course, it is only allowed to replace parts that can be transported by the riders themselves.
Race jury/chief of competition
The local organizer will appoint a chief of competition. Furthermore a committee will be constituted. This committee includes the chief of competition as well as representatives of commissaires, time keepers and/or the series’ organization. Any decisions concerning the race procedure, infringements and particularly decisions regarding disqualifications will be made by this committee. During the training and race period, the race jury is situated at the finish area or organization office.
Flying marshals will be appointed during the training and race period. The marshals are allowed to walk on the track in order to secure compliance with regulations. Potential infringements will be documented and evaluated by the race jury. After consulting the chief of competition, flying marshals are able to disqualify riders – effective immediately.
Every rider is requested to report any kind of violation of the general regulations immediately after finishing the race. In case of such violations, the Jury may agree on time penalties. If a rider violates the regulations without reporting it voluntarily, the jury can agree on harder sanctions or on disqualification.
Protests against results or disqualifications are to be addressed to the racing officials.
Riders attend the race on their own account and at their own risk. The rider is responsible for the safety of his bike and clothes. The organization is not responsible and cannot be held responsible for any injuries and damages as results of any action during the whole racing weekend. All riders are responsible for insurance cover concerning damages based on the participation in the race. A health insurance coverage is obligatory.
German right applies for all legal issues.
During the transfer stages the riders are participants in regular traffic. In this case, the STVO applies completely. It is, therefore, highly recommended to carry some kind of lamp.
Moreover, participants should carry a mobile phone during the course inspection and the race. Emergency numbers will be published on the notice board in the race office.
The riders are required to help other riders in cases of emergency. The race officials can revise the results with reasonable time adjustments. In case of verifiable failure to render assistance (in an emergency) the rider will be disqualified.
Waiver of liability
The participants dispense with the registration altogether regarding indemnity claim or regress towards the organizer, designee, commissaries, authorities or other person in association with the event.
The liability waiver comes into effect upon registration with the organization. Over and above this no further claims can be made. Specifically excluded from liability are sponsors and Racement GmbH. The organization keeps the right to make any necessary changes or even to cancel the whole race according to safety problems, official orders, government laws and other unforeseen events at any time in the race without obligations regarding indemnifications.
The subscribers of the registration accept the terms and conditions of the regulations concerning the implementation of the competition, other specific determinations of the event and the responsibilities and waiver of liability.
The participants confirmed explicitly the correctness of all data of the registration.
The racing officials hold the right to withdraw starters if they feel there is a danger for the starter or any other person.
The participants are obliged to comply with the safety regulations in force at the event and to follow the instructions of the organizers and other staff.
The race officials are authorized to make decisions regarding the regulations and enforcements.
By submitting an application to take part in a race the participants also allow the series organization and the event organizers to use personal data for campaigns and activities connected to the events. The organizers shall have unlimited rights to publish pictures of the participants; to forward these photos to press representatives and to use them for marketing activities.
In addition to this agreement the organization refers to the safety rules and racing agreement defined by national cycling federations.