58. Tour of Malopolska


ART. 1. Organization

59. Tour of Malopolska is organized by Malopolska Cycling Federation under the regulations of the International Cycling Union. It will take place on 3 – 6 June 2021 and will consist of prolog and 3 stages.
Adress of the organizer: 31-971 Krakow, os. Zielone 25 phone: 48 695 269 696; e-mail: marek.kosicki@mzkol.pl. website: www.tourofmalopolska.eu.
Co-organizer of the race are: Urząd Marszałkowski Województwa Małopolskiego; Urząd Miasta i Gminy in Myślenice, Urząd Miasta i Gminy in Wieliczka, Urząd Miasta i Gminy in Niepołomice, Urząd Miasta in Nowy Targ, Urząd Gminy in Jabłonka, Urząd Miasta i Gminy in Stary Sącz.

ART. 2. Race type
The event is open to athletes of the Elite and Under-23 (born 2002 and older). The race is registered in the UCI Europe Tour Calendar as a class ME 2.2 and, in accordance with article 2.10.008 of the UCI regulations ,competitors will gain points for UCI Europe Tour ranking as follows:
• 40,30,25,20, points for first 10 riders in the final general classification
• 7,3,1 points for the winners of a stages and prolog
• 1 point for the leader of the general classification.

ART. 3. Participation

  1. Tour of Malopolska is open for 2 Professional Continental Teams, for Continental Teams, national, regional and club teams according to article 2.1.005 of UCI regulations. Foreign national, regional and club teams need the authorization of their own National Federations for the race. Number of riders in a team is 6 according to article 2.2.003 of UCI regulations. Number of persons accompanying the team cannot exceed 3.

ART. 4. Race headquarter
The race headquarter (Race Office) will be open on 3-rd June from 13.00 to 15.00 in Cracow, “Hotel Fero Express”, Bolesława Śmiałego street 60. Distribution of race numbers will be held at the Race Office hours 13.00 14.30.
Start to prolog by teams at 18.00 in Cracow.
Team Managers’ Meeting, organized in accordance with article 1.2.087 of the UCI regulations, in the presence of the members of the Commissaires Panel, will take place on 3-rd June at 15.00 in Cracow, “Hotel Fero Express”, Bolesława Śmiałego street 60.

ART. 5. Radio Tour

Organizer secures the Radio Tour service for all team vehicles in convoy. The radio recorders will be issued 4-th June in Fero Express Hotel at 8.00 – 11.00. Fraquency rodio tour 168,512 MHz.
ART. 6. Neutral technical support

The neutral support will be comosed of 3 neutral vehicles.

ART. 7. Individual general classification „ MAŁOPOLSKA” (white jersey with strips)

Classification will be lead according to UCI rules art. 2.6.015.

ART. 8. Climbers’ classification (red-white jersey)

On the mountains’ sprints points will be scored as follows:

  • to the 1st: 3 points
  • to the 2nd: 2 points
  • to the 3rd: 1 point
    Classification will be lead according to UCI rules art. 2.6.017
    ART. 9. Sprint classification „KARMOT” (orange jersey)
    On the finishing line of the 2-nd stage and on intermediate (flying) sprints competitors will gain points:
  • to the 1st: 3 points
  • to the 2nd: 2 points
  • to the 3rd: 1 point
    Classification will be lead according to UCI rules art. 2.6.017.

ART. 10. Riders U – 23 classification (blue jersey)

Competitors born in 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002 will be situated in this classification.

ART. 11. Team classification „GAZETA KRAKOWSKA”

According to article 2.6.016 UCI regulations team classification will be lead after each day based on three best individual times of team competitors and after the stages based on added team stage times.

ART. 12. The order of the jerseys

In case of leading in multiple classifications the order of the jerseys is as follows in the statute art. 7 – 10.

ART. 13. Bonuses

Time bonuses will be given according to 2.6.019 UCI rules:
1) on intermediate sprints: 3,2,1 sec. for 3 best riders;
2) on stage finishes – 10,6,4 sec. for 3 best riders
3) not bonuses in prolog

ART. 14. Prolog

Prolog will be individual time trial at 1,5 km distance uphill. Competitors of each team start one by one with 30 sek break. Start order of the teams oposite to teams’ start liist, start order in each team according to start numbers (1-6).
All riders start on the bikes for road competition according to art. 1.3.006 – 1.3.025 UCI rules except art. 1.3.021 and 1.3.023. Time trial bikes (art. 1.3.021 and 1.3.023) and weels are not allowed. Wheels should be spokes for massed start according to art.1.3.018.

ART. 15. Race incidens in the last 3 kilometres

On 2-nd stage in case of duly noted fall, puncture or mechanical problem in the last 3 km, rider who take part in the accident will have the same taime of stage completation as the riders who directly followed them. If this rider cannot cross finishing line, he will be classiffled at the last in this stage but in time of his group.
This rule not obligate in 1-st and 3-rd stage finishing in top of mauntain.
ART. 16. Time limit
Time limit is 10 % with maximum of 15 minutes. It is in force in the whole distance. Time limit might be changed only in exsceptional cases, unpredictable and of force majeure, by the Commissaires Panel with agreement of the organizer according to the art.2.6.032.
ART. 17. Up-hills and down-hills
In the race there are stip uphills and downhills.

ART. 18. Antidoping control

The UCI antidoping regulations are entirely applicable to the event. Moreover, and in conformity with the low of Poland, the Polish antidoping low and regulations are applicable in addition to the UCI antidoping regulations.

ART. 19. Official ceremonies

According to art. 1.2.112 UCI regulations, after arrival to the finish of each stage 3 best competitors and leaders of individual, points and mountain classifications are obliged to report for the award ceremony in place shown in regulation. 15 minutes before the start of each stage the presentation of leader of U-23 classification and team winners of the previous stage will take place.

ART. 20. Penalties

Penalties according to UCI regulations.

ART. 21. Safety of riders
Race will run in limited road traffic – lateral and opposite traffic is closed for the time of passage of the leading riders and the bunch. Riders behind the main group are obligated to ride on the right side of the road according to road rules. All participants must have personal medical insurance and vehicles insurance on their own.

ART. 23. Prizes (in POLISH ZLOTY)

In spedial classifications 2
500 PLN
300 PLN
200 PLN

2750    15003000
4250     5001000
5200     400700
6150     300500
7100     200400
850     100300
950     100250
TOTAL       4000 8000 15850


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