Sporting stakes / rules

What is there to win?

The rules are the bible for a sporting competition. Through their balance and subtleties, they must ensure equality, motivate the riders and help spectators and viewers to understand the event. Here is an outline of the main points in the rules.

Download the rules (pdf, 4 pages, 203 ko)

The Stakes

  • The Blue and Orange Jersey

    This jersey is worn by the leader of the general classification.
    The Blue and Orange jersey, sponsored by Statoil.

  • The White Jersey

    This jersey is worn by the best young rider aged 25 years old or less in the general classification.
    The White jersey, sponsored by Statoil.

  • The Green Jersey

    This jersey is worn by the leader of the points classification. The points are won on the three daily intermediate sprints and at the finish of each stage.
    The Green jersey, sponsored by SpareBank 1 Nord-Norge.

  • The Red Jersey

    This jersey is worn by the leader of the mountain classification. The mountain points are won on reaching the summits of the 12 classified climbs on the whole of the route.

  • Combativity prize

    This prize is awarded after each stage by a jury made up of cycling specialists.

  • The team classification

    This classification is established by adding up the time of the three best riders in each team on each stage.
    The team classification, sponsored by Volvo.

  • Stage victory

    The 4 stages of the Arctic Race of Norway are located in the north of Norway, above the Arctic Circle: the first two are loop stages and the last is includes a final circuit to be ridden five times.
    Presented by Visit Norway and the counties of Nordland and Troms.

Jersey wearers after the stage 4

Classifications after the stage 4

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