RULES
2022

1.CALENDAR

  • 27 MARCH Cambrils (Tarragona) C2
  • 8 MAY Las Navas del Marqués (Ávila) C2
  • 24 SEPTEMBER Girona (Girona) C1

2. GENERAL REGULATIONS

The Scott Marathon by Continental calendar will contain XCP and XCM races and falls under the current regulations of the technical commission of the Catalan Cycling Federation (FCC by its Catalan abbreviation). Only points from the XCM category will officially count for the Catalan Marathon Cup.

Each event is regulated by its own rules since races may vary in terms of schedules, registration fees, etc. For this reason, we recommend reading each event’s specifications, which are available on the official website.

3. CATEGORIES

XCM (PRO)

Participants in this category must have the UCI license, processed by the corresponding Federation. The minimum age to participate in this category must be 18 years old the year of the race.

  • Women:Elite, Under 23, Master 30 and Master 40
  • Men: Elite, Under 23, Master 30, Master 40 and Master 50+

OPEN / POPULAR:

Category for both male and female participants who are 16 years of age or older during the year. These runners can participate with a UCI license or a day license.

4. REGISTRATION

REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT: The registration will be possible until 11:59 PM on the previous WEDNESDAY of the event. The payment must be made directly on the website by credit card. If the payment has not been received, the registration will not be registered and the bib will not be reserved. Phone: (+34) 93 808 80 91. E-mail: info@ocisport.net, www.ocisport.net.

The number plates must be collected on the day of the event and valid licenses must be handed in. Registrations that are made less than30 minutes before the start of the race will not be accepted. Registrations made on the day of the race will be charged 10€ and the participant will not appear in the starting grid.

Once the race is finished, participants MUST RETURN THE NUMBER PLATE TO THE ORGANIZATION, where they may pick up a complimentary t-shirt and refreshments.

If you do not possess the applicable federal license, you can apply for a day license (with a surcharge of €3), which allows you to participate with the same medical insurance as members of the federation. To participate in the open test you must have both a valid day license and cycling racing license.

TEAMS: In the case of teams with several participants, you must send us a FORM WITH A LIST OF THE COMPETITORS participating as a team in each event to: info@ocisport.net

5. SCORING

For the final classification of the Scott Marathon by Continental, both individual and team, the 3 races will score points. In case of a tie on points, the best result between the tied riders in the last race will be taken into account.Points will be distributed as follows:

1st: 300p. 2nd: 262p. 3rd: 323p. 4th: 210p. 5th: 192p. 6th: 180p. 7th: 168p. 8th: 156p. 9th: 142p. 10th: 132p. 11th: 120p. 12th: 114p. 13th: 108p. 14th: 102p. 15th: 96p. 16th: 90p. 17th: 84p. 18th: 78p. 19th: 72p. 20th: 66p. 21st: 60p. 22nd: 54p. 23rd: 48p. 24th: 42p. 25th: 36p. 26th-30th: 33p. 31st-35th: 30p. 36th-40th: 27p. 41st-45th: 24p. 46th-50th: 21p. 51st-60th:18p. 61st-70th:15p. 71st-80th:12p. 81st-90th:9p. 91st-100th:6p. 101st-TC: 3p.

6. RULES FOR THE SPECIAL TEAM PRIZE

Registration: Competition teams may only be comprised of cyclists (M/F) competing in Elite, Sub-23, Master 30, Master 40 and Master 50/60 categories, only in the XCM discipline.

Participants: Each team must have a minimum of 2 registered participants and a maximum of 25. The whole team must wear the same coloured jersey and team advertising in accordance with the license.

Scoring: The team score is based on results achieved by 2 men and 1 women while at least one stage has to be completed. 

The overall score of each team will be made up of the sum total of these competitors’ points. In case of a tie, the runner with the best result in the last test will be the winner.

7. RACE PRIZES

Trophies will be given to the top three competitors of each event and category. Prize money will only be awarded for UCI MTB Marathon Series scoring events.

In the last race, trophies will also be awarded to the first 3 in the final Scott Marathon classification in each category.

The leader’s jersey will be given to the first male and female XCM classified in each race, except in the last race where the leader’s jersey will be given to the first male and female classified for each of the categories.

The prize money for the UCI MTB MARATHON SERIES will be distributed as follows (Men / Women):

Mountain Bike – Prize Money

Ranking

Class 1 / Classe 1

Class 2 / Classe 2

XC

XC

M&W ELITE

M&W ELITE

1

600€

250€

2

500€

200€

3

400€

150€

4

300€

125€

5

250€

100€

6

200€

90€

7

150€

80€

8

125€

70€

9

100€

60€

10

50€

50€

TOTAL

2,675€

1,175€

8. CLOTHING AND ADVERTISING

Overall leaders for both men and women must wear the jersey provided by the organization. The jersey has a space at the disposal of the competitor reserved for the advertising of their main sponsor.

In all formal award ceremonies, participating competitors must get on the podium wearing their team’s jersey and shorts.

9. SPORT AND NATURE

Our sport is an activity for both competition and leisure that takes place in the nature. Its impact on the environment is the responsibility of all participants and organizers of the sport events. The participants are asked not to drop litter along the route to  in respect the environment such as the animals.

10. IMAGE RIGHTS

All participants cede their image rights to the organization, being able to use any photograph or video where they appear, for promotional purposes of the Organizer.

11. COVID-19 PROTOCOL

GENERAL RULES

  • It is mandatory that you wear the mask at all times before and after the race. Make sure to cover the nose and mouth.
  • Mask up to 30 “before the start, mandatory at aid stations and when crossing the finish line.
  • You will have at your disposal Hydro-alcoholic Gel. Please use it frequently.
  • Always, always, maintain the distance of 2m. Do not make groups.

PROTOCOL WITH PROTECTIVE MEASURES AGAINST Covid-19 IN MOUNTAIN BIKE OUTDOOR CYCLING TESTS

12.CANCELLATION POLICY:

Any cancellation of registration must be made via E-mail to: info@ticketoci.net. Cancellations via phone call will not be accepted. The registration refund will be made by crediting the card used at the time of registration, taking into account the following conditions.

Request date before the event           % of return

Less than 30 days

80%

From 29 to 15 days

50%

From 14 to 8 days

25%

Less than 8 days

0%

CANCELLATION OF THE REGISTRATION OR EVENT due to the PANDEMIC:

In case of total cancellation or postponement of the event by the government due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the following conditions will apply:

  • Transfer of registration to the new proposed date of the race

  • Transfer of registration in the next mountain bike race

  • Change of ownership

  • 85% refund of the registration fee, (15% for expenses incurred with the preparation of the test). The refund will be made in the same account of the card with which the payment was made.

 13. ACCEPTANCE OF THE REGULATIONS

The registration for any of the events implies the acceptance and respect of the rules pertaining to each one of the races for which the participant has registered.