61. Tour of Malopolska



ART. 1. Organization
61 Tour of Malopolska is organized by Malopolska Cycling Federation under the regulations of the International Cycling Union. It will take place on 1 – 4 June 2023 and will consist of 3 stages and prolog.
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 Koszyce, Urząd Miasta i Gminy in Myślenice, Urząd Miasta i Gminy in Wieliczka,, Urząd Miasta in Nowy Targ, Urząd Gminy in Jabłonka, Urząd Gminy i Miasta in Stary Sącz.

ART. 2. Race type
The event is open to athletes of the Elite and Under-23 (born 2004 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
• 1 point for the leader of the general classification.

ART. 3. Participation
61 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.

ART. 4. Race headquarter
The race headquarter (Race Office) will be open on 1-st 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 14.00 15.00.
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 1-st June at 15.30 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 1-st June in Fero Express Hotel at 14.00 – 15.30 and 2-nd June at 9.00 – 10.00. 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 “RASO” (green 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 „CHOCHOLOWSKIE TERMY” (blue 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 “TOUR OF MALOPOLSKA FRIENDS” (black/white jersey)
Competitors born in 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004 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

ART. 14. Prolog
Prolog will be run individual time trial at 1,4 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. 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 ,mountain and U-23 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 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. 22. Prizes in Polish Zloty (10% tax)

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