The 63rd CRITẺRIUM DU DAUPHINẺ is organised by TDF Sport and Amaury Sport Organisation (A.S.O.), under the regulations of the International Cycling Federation (UCI) and the Fédération Française de Cyclisme (French Cycling Federation- FFC) and the Ligue Nationale du Cyclisme (French National Cycling League- LNC). It will take place from Sunday the 5th of June to Sunday the 12th June 2011 with 1 prologue and 7 stages.
The event is open to teams of the UCI’s 1st and 2nd division. The number of cyclists is restricted to a maximum of 8 and a minimum of 5 at the start of the race.
The mere fact of entering and/or participating and being present in the race implies that each team, each of its members and more generally each accredited representative fully accepts all the provisions laid out in these specific regulations and undertakes to respect them.
The race headquarters will be open on Saturday the 4th of June from 2.30 pm to 6.00 pm at the
Pierre Rey Sports Complex
Rue de la Libération
Licence-holding team managers will be able to collect race numbers from 2.30 pm to 4.45 pm.
The team managers’ meeting, in the presence of members of the Stewards’ Committee, will be held at 5.00 pm at the race headquarters.
Race information will be broadcast on Radio-frequency 169.425MHz Tour.
Neutral technical support will be provided by Mavic. This service will be ensured by 3 technical cars and 1 motorbike for the medium mountain stages.
The general individual time classification is established by adding together the times recorded for each stage, taking penalties into consideration, in accordance with article 2.6.014. of the UCI regulations.
The leader of the general individual time classification shall wear the Yellow and Blue Jersey.
A points classification is established by adding together the points obtained in the prologue and each of the 7 stages according to article 2.6.017 of the UCI regulations.
The following points are awarded at the finish of the 1st, 2nd, 4th and 5th stages: 25 – 22– 20 – 18 – 16 – 15 – 14- 13- 12- 11 - 10 – 9 – 8 – 7 – 6 – 5 – 4 – 3- 2 and 1 point (s) to the first 20 riders.
The following points are awarded at the finish of the prologue and of the 3rd, 6th and 7th stages: 15 – 12 – 10- 8 – 6 – 5 – 4 – 3 – 2– and 1 point (s) to the first 10 riders.
The leader of the general points classification will wear the Green Jersey.
In accordance with article 2.6.017 of the UCI regulations, in the event of a tie in the final general points classification, the following criteria shall be applied in order until the riders are separated:
1.) the number of stage wins;
2). the final general time classification.
A best climber classification is established by adding together the points obtained in all of the climbs and passes in the prologue and each of the 7 stages according to article 2.6.017 of the UCI regulations.
The following points are awarded for each of the climbs and passes:
Category 4 climbs: 3 – 2 – 1 point (s) to the first 3 riders.
Category 3 climbs: 4- 3 – 2 – 1 point (s) to the first 4 riders.
Category 2 passes and climbs:10 – 9 – 8 – 7 – 6 and 5 points to the first 6 riders;
Category 1 passes and climbs: 15 – 13 – 11 - 9 – 8 – 7 – 6 and 5 points to the first 8 riders.
Hors catégorie passes: 20 – 18 – 16 – 14 – 12 – 10 - 8 - 7 - 6 and 5 points to the first 10 riders.
A general classification is established by adding together the points awarded on all the passes and climbs.
The leader of the classification will wear a white polka dot jersey.
In accordance with article 2.6.017 of the UCI regulations, in the event of a tie in the general individual best climber classification, the following criteria shall be applied in order until the riders are separated:
1). the number of first places in hors catégorie passes;
2). the number of first places in category 1 passes and climbs;
3). the number of first places in category 2 passes and climbs;
4). the number of first places in category 3 climbs;
5). the number of first places in category 4 climbs;
6). the final general time classification.
The classification is reserved for the best young rider born after 1st January 1986.
The leader of the best young rider wears the white jersey.
According to Section 2.6.016 of the UCI regulations, the team standings on each day are calculated by adding the three best individual times from each team. In the case of a tie, the team classification is calculated by the position of the teams best rider in the stage classification.
The general team classification is calculated by adding the three best individual times from each team in from all stages. In case of a tie, the following criteria applies, until the winning team is decided:
If in a tie position, the teams are separated by placing their best rider in the overall individual classification.
Any team reduced to less than three riders, will be eliminated from the general team classification.
Prize money awarded per stage and in the general individual classification is as follows:
|PLACES||1re ÉTAPE||2e ÉTAPE||3e ÉTAPE||4e ÉTAPE||5e ÉTAPE||6e ÉTAPE||7e ÉTAPE||8e ÉTAPE||CLASSEMENT GÉNÉRAL|
|1er||4 000 €||4 000 €||4 000 €||4 000 €||4 000 €||4 000 €||4 000 €||4 000 €||16 000 €|
|2e||2 000 €||2 000 €||2 000 €||2 000 €||2 000 €||2 000 €||2 000 €||2 000 €||8 000 €|
|3e||1 000 €||1 000 €||1 000 €||1 000 €||1 000 €||1 000 €||1 000 €||1 000 €||4 000 €|
|4e||500 €||500 €||500 €||500 €||500 €||500 €||500 €||500 €||2 000 €|
|5e||400 €||400 €||400 €||400 €||400 €||400 €||400 €||400 €||1 600 €|
|6e||300 €||300 €||300 €||300 €||300 €||300 €||300 €||300 €||1 200 €|
|7e||300 €||300 €||300 €||300 €||300 €||300 €||300 €||300 €||1 200 €|
|8e||200 €||200 €||200 €||200 €||200 €||200 €||200 €||200 €||800 €|
|9e||200 €||200 €||200 €||200 €||200 €||200 €||200 €||200 €||800 €|
|10e||100 €||100 €||100 €||100 €||100 €||100 €||100 €||100 €||400 €|
|11e||100 €||100 €||100 €||100 €||100 €||100 €||100 €||100 €||400 €|
|12e||100 €||100 €||100 €||100 €||100 €||100 €||100 €||100 €||400 €|
|13e||100 €||100 €||100 €||100 €||100 €||100 €||100 €||100 €||400 €|
|14e||100 €||100 €||100 €||100 €||100 €||100 €||100 €||100 €||400 €|
|15e||100 €||100 €||100 €||100 €||100 €||100 €||100 €||100 €||400 €|
|16e||100 €||100 €||100 €||100 €||100 €||100 €||100 €||100 €||400 €|
|17e||100 €||100 €||100 €||100 €||100 €||100 €||100 €||100 €||400 €|
|18e||100 €||100 €||100 €||100 €||100 €||100 €||100 €||100 €||400 €|
|19e||100 €||100 €||100 €||100 €||100 €||100 €||100 €||100 €||400 €|
|20e||100 €||100 €||100 €||100 €||100 €||100 €||100 €||100 €||400 €|
|TOTAL||10 000 €||10 000 €||10 000 €||10 000 €||10 000 €||10 000 €||10 000 €||10 000 €||40 000 €|
The total amount of prize money for the 63rd CRITẺRIUM DU DAUPHINẺ is as follows:
Prize money awarded per stage and in the general individual time classification: €120, 000
The finishing deadlines are as follows:
- prologue: finishing deadline not applicable
- 1st, 2nd, 4th, 5th stages: 10 %
- 3rd stage (individual time-trial): 25 %
- 6th and 7th stages: 15 %
Any exceptional situations may be settled by the Stewards’ Committee after consultation with the Race Manager.
The finishes for the 1st, 5th, 6th and 7th stages are mountain pass finishes. The rule for the last 3 kilometres will not be applied.
For the prologue, starts will be spaced at one minute intervals in the order of rotation established by the Race Director in accordance with the team managers and the Stewards’ Jury.
For the 3rd stage, which is an individual time-trial, starts will be spaced at one minute intervals and then at two minute intervals for the last 20 competitors. They will start in reverse order of the general classification established at the end of the 2nd stage.
A.S.O. and each of the participating teams declare it an absolute obligation to scrupulously respect the regulations and procedures decreed by the relevant authorities governing the fight against doping, as well as the obligation to maintain a strictly irreproachable line of conduct in this domain. Participating teams hereby commit to applying the aforementioned regulations and procedures and shall be entirely responsible for the strict adherence to these regulations by their riders and more generally, their staff and service providers.
Anti-doping tests are carried out under the authority of the International Cycling Union and designated officials at the finish of each stage in the organisation’s trailer.
After each Stage, must report to the protocol:
After each stage finish, the stage winner and overall leader must appear in the press room.
The 63rd CRITẺRIUM DU DAUPHINẺ counts for the UCI World Tour Ranking.
In accordance with the UCI regulations, it awards the following points for the world ranking:
All penalties are consistent with all UCI regulations.
19.1. ASO respects the preservation of its image and reputation
ASO reserves the right to refuse participation in – or excluded from - the event, team or one of its members, whose presence would be likely to damage the image and / or ASO's reputation and / or event.
19.2. In addition, ASO may disqualify or exclude from any team or one of its members, in the following cases:
19.3. The right of withdrawal or exclusion referred to in sections 19.1 and 19.2 above shall be exercised under the following conditions:
a) ASO will advise the team of there decision in writing, notified by registered letter with acknowledgment of receipt or by letter delivered personally with receipt, either by fax or e-mail.
This letter should:
b) If ASO contacted by the team, the CAS immediately appoint a single arbitrator under the expedited procedure under the Rules of Procedure of the CAS. After calling each party to evaluate its case, the arbitrator will decide within the time limits imposed, whether to reject or exclude the entire team or one or some of its members.
The language of arbitration shall be French.
The arbitrator shall decide the dispute in accordance with French law.
The award will be appealed.
In order to enable the promotion of the Critérium du Dauphiné, each team, and therefore each rider within the teams, acknowledges that participation in the competition grants the organiser and its beneficiaries or legal representatives to reproduce and display, without any compensation whatsoever, his name, voice, picture, biography and more generally his sports performance within the framework of the Critérium du Dauphiné as well as the brand (s) of his equipment manufacturers and sponsors, in any form and on any material existing or in future, in any format, for any communication in the public domain throughout the world, for any purpose including promotional and / or commercial use without any limitations, and for the duration of the protection currently given to any territory by the laws or regulations, judicial decisions and / or arbitration of any country, and international conventions either existing or in the future, including any extensions that may be made to this duration.
However, the organisers, when they allow others to use pictures of the event for advertising or promotional purposes, this will not allow others to use the name, voice, image, biography or performance sports of a rider or team and shall not exceed the mark of their sponsors or equipment for a direct or indirect association between the rider, the brand of its sponsors or equipment and the product, service mark or trade name of such as third party without the express permission of the rider, sponsor or supplier concerned.
Similarly, with the exception of books, photo books, comics, any form of publishing, video cassettes, CD-ROMs, DVDs or more generally any video recordings or video on any medium and format that may become the subject, is in whole or part of the Critérium du Dauphiné, posters, log books, autograph books, maps, official programs for the Critérium du Dauphiné, the organiser will not carry and will not allow the operation of the individual image of a rider in the commercialisation of products called merchandising.
This regulation is written in French and shall prevail in case of difficulty in interpreting its terms in another language.